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Develop:VR 2016 Keynote Speaker Announced & Programme Now Live – Early Bird rate ends 14 October

With eight weeks to go until the first Develop:VR conference and expo, organisers Tandem Events today launched the conference programme which is now available at


Tandem Events, the team behind Europe’s leading game developer conference Develop:Brighton, Develop:VR has been curated to focus on the new commercial opportunities that virtual and augmented reality presents, both within the games space and the possibilities the technology presents in other sectors.


New speakers announced in the updated conference programme include:

David Herman (Metapixel Studios) who will discuss the processes required to integrate life-like human characters into virtual reality content.
Edward Miller (Interactive Imagery Specialists) will look at AR beyond Pokemon Go.
Daniel Efergan (Aardman Animations) will case study the VR projects that have and haven’t worked for them.
Ed Daly (seeper), will talk about how to create shared VR experience.
Pete Short (Breaking Forth) will discuss the future of storytelling in VR.


Delegate passes are currently available with a £50 discounted early bird rate until 14 October.


VR Reporter readers get an extra 10 per cent on top of early bird rates using code [DEVR16VR]


More information on Develop:VR can be found at

Develop VR 2016 Speakers confirmed:

Dean Johnson, Brandwidth
Marco Gillies and Xueni Pan, Goldsmiths University London
Harry Brenton, Bespoke VR
Daniel Efergan, Aardman Animations
Bertie Millis, Virtual Umbrella
David Herman, Metapixel Studios
Luke Thompson, Sigtrap
Tanya Laird, Digital Jam
Edward Miller, Interactive Imagery Specialist
Steve Jelly, Hammerhead VR
Aki Jarvinen, Game Futures
Dr Charles Nduka, Emteq
Kumar Jacob, Mindwave Ventures
Peter Pashley, Ustwo Games
Solomon Rogers, REWIND
Keith Russell, Broadford Consulting
Becky Power, Mindshare
Ed Daly, seeper
Pete Short, Breaking Forth


About Tandem Events
With over 30 years of experience in organising market-leading exhibitions, conferences and events across a number of industry sectors, the team behind Tandem Events know what makes a successful event.


By bringing business communities together, each of Tandem’s events offers unique, face-to-face commercial and networking opportunities. Tandem Event’s currently organise Develop:Brighton, Evolve:Brighton and Indie Dev:Brighton, plus Games:Funding Forum.


Our previous events include F2P Summit, Evolve in London, Develop in Liverpool, GamesDev Masterclasses, Games:Edu, Games Grads, Casual Games Forum, Games Marketing Forum.

Tandem Events, Unit 4.07 The Tea Building, 56 Shoreditch High Street, E1 6JJ, Tel: +44 (0) 20 7405 4500,

Author: VR Reporter

I am a hi-tech enthusiast, VR evangelist, and a Co-founder & Chief Director at Virtual Reality Reporter!

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