Our Lunchtime Live webinar programme to June 2020

Find out more about our planned Lunchtime Live webinars that will be taking place from March-June 2020 that will address key challenges and opportunities facing the UK’s immersive tech sector.


Webinar recording: AI-Driven Characters

Sylvia Pan, Marco Gillies and Cristina Dobre from Goldsmiths, University of London explore the potential, and challenges, of combining virtual reality and artificial intelligence. Recorded 1 April


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Webinar recording: Immersive Tech & Cultural Heritage – storytelling for emotional engagement

Maria Economou, Professor of Digital Cultural Heritage at the University of Glasgow and the Hunterian Museum explores the role of immersive tech in digital cultural heritage interpretation in attracting diverse audience and engaging them more deeply. Recorded 19 February 2020.


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Webinar recording: XR and healthcare – working with the NHS

Healthcare experts Ross O’Brien and Sarah Ticho explore the variety of ways that immersive technologies can be used in healthcare and learn more about the realities of working with the NHS. Recorded 12 February 2020.


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Webinar recording: XR Inclusion & Accessibility

Christine Hemphill from Open Inclusion explores inclusion design, highlighting why, and how, immersive tech businesses should address accessibility and inclusivity. Recorded 29 January


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Webinar recording: AR for Enterprise

Mark Sage, The Executive Director of the AR for Enterprise Alliance (AREA) shares more about how augmented reality can improve operational performance across the enterprise sector. Recorded 15 January 2020.


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A ‘who’s who’ to Grant Funding in the UK

The KTN’s Emma Fadlon explores public funding and the range of support services available to help immersive businesses get funding and investment ready.


A Quick Guide to Creative Tax Credits for Immersive Tech

Jamie Smith, from leading law firm Sheridans, dispels myths around tax credits for computer games, animation and film and shares more on how these could benefit immersive content creators.


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Risk Management in the XR Marketplace

Immerse UK’s Asha Easton is joined by Simon Portman from Marks & Clerk and Matthew Clark from LaPlaya Insurance to address the key risk management challenges faced by immersive start-ups.