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February 22 - 26, Denver Colorado

 

IMERSA 2017 update

Sign up for a free trip to the summit. One lucky raffle winner will receive airfare, registration, and accommodations. GOOD LUCK!

Discount Reservations are now available now for the Doubletree Denver hotel. Don't wait too long as the block will sell out quickly.

Want to present at Summit 2017 act fast! Only a few hours left to submit your fulldome film. All submissions are due my midnight.

 

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    Summit 2017 Raffle




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    VIP Pass to Summit 2017

     

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    Airfare to Denver



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    Accomodations

 CLICK HERE TO ENTER RAFFLE

 

 

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2017 Summit presentation proposals

If you have an interest in speaking or participating on a panel at the next Summit, or have a short fulldome film or full length fulldome film you would like to show.  

 

Submit your proposal today!

Proposal and film submissions are due MONDAY

 

Presentations HERE

 

Fulldome show screenings HERE

 

Early-Bird Registration $650 for full Summit pass.

Call 303-459-2940 if you have questions about advance registration.

The 8th annual IMERSA Summit continues our conversations between converging business sectors and shaping the immersive arts industry with fulldome and VR film showcases, innovation sessions, networking sessions, and more.

 

 

 


  • IMERSA Matters

  • Sound Matters


  • Audience Matters




     

  • Story Matters

  • Language of Immersion

  • Strategic Matters

  • Live Matters

  • Science Matters

  • Affiliate Matters

  • Virtual Reality in the Dome

  • Fulldome Works in Production

  • MAKING OF Fulldome Features

 

Monica Bolles

 Photo credit Sebastien Gauthier / Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium with Monica Bolles and Jenn Deafenbaugh.

 

 

Host Venue

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Event and Hotel Accommodations

Enjoy your stay at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Denver. Located south of I-70 on the corner of Quebec Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard, just six miles from downtown and 20 minutes from Denver International Airport. Enjoy the convenience of a complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport to help you arrive and leave on time.

 

Preliminary Schedule

February 22nd (Wednesday): Evening reception to be held at the DoubleTree 

February 23rd (Thursday): Full day of sessions in the Gates Planetarium

February 24th (Friday): Fulldome professional development presentations. Pro.Show marketplace and awards banquet.

February 25th (Saturday): Hear business success stories and learn about alternative content concluding with a huge networking party!

February 26th (Sunday): Forum 2017 and meet-up sessions with innovators and affiliates 


Who will Attend?

Delegates from all facets of the immersive media marketplace

  • Virtual Reality creators,
  • Dome, Giant Screen, 3D and curved-screen theater operators
  • Museum and science center professionals
  • Media producers and distributors
  • Audiovisual and technical integrators
  • Themed entertainment community

Please watch www.IMERSA.org for dates and details on registration, schedule and program. If you would like to be a sponsor, suggest a session or other program component, volunteer to assist with organizing or implementing the event or share other suggestions or inquiries, please email info@imersa.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

Highlights from the 2016 Summit

 

Download the 2016 Program

  Cover 2016

 

The 7th annual IMERSA Summit continued our conversations between converging business sectors and shaping the immersive arts industry with fulldome and VR film showcases, innovation sessions, networking sessions, and more.

  • The Future of Immersion
  • Challenges and Strategies for Producers
  • Defining Our Audiences



     
  • 360 Camera Shoot-out
  • Real Developments in Virtual Reality
  • Fulldome Stereo 3D
  • The Craft of Storytelling in Immersive Media
  • How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Dome
  • WOW Moments and Great Storytelling in the Dome
  • 360 Audio in the Dome
  • Fulldome Works in Production
  • MAKING OF Fulldome Features

Exploring the Immersive Universe

  • The future of immersion
  • Immersive cinema and virtual reality: building bridges to the dome theater
  • Success and failure stories: lessons learned
  • Thinking outside the dome, innovators and alternative content in special immersive venues
  • Immersive cinema; capture, production, distribution and display

 

Who attended?

  

Delegates from all facets of the immersive media marketplace -

  • Innovators, consultants, researchers, artists, designers, integrators, performers, producers, distributors, manufacturers, operators and managers.

Who are presenting immersive experiences in -

  • Fulldome, virtual reality, giant screen, 3D and curved screen theaters, museums, science centers, immersive media, projection, 360 audio, themed entertainment, and 3D-spherical-panoramic photography

 

  • The future of immersion
  • Immersive cinema and virtual reality: building bridges to the dome theater
  • Success and failure stories: lessons learned
  • Meet with vendors and producers at the Pro.Show Event
  • Thinking outside the dome, innovators and alternative content in special immersive venues
  • Immersive cinema; capture, production, distribution and display

Experience

  • Networking - Networking - Networking
  • Making-of sessions, presented in the dome by leading producers
  • Extended Works-in-progress sessions featuring fulldome films in development
  • Member-selected screenings of international fulldome films, VR, 3D, audio/video technology demonstrations

 

 

  • “After 30 years in the business, I don't think I've ever experienced four days with more useful production and presentation information presented in such a well organized manner.”

    Craig McCaw, RoundhouseShows.com

  • “This is fast becoming my favorite conference”  

    Rod Kennedy

  • “ Very cool! Great job and conference!!! See you for SURE next year”

    Glenn Smith, Sky-Skan Europe

  • “In 35 years of conference going the richest experience I have had in terms of both quality of content and people delivering it.”

    John Mizon, Schindler Ltd.

Affiliates

  • Art, Research, Technology and Science Laboratory
  • British Association of Planetaria
  • Fulldome UK
  • Giant Screen Cinema Association
  • Great Lakes Planetarium Society
  • International Fulldome Arts Alliance (IFAA)
  • International Planetarium Society
  • Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival
  • SAT - The Society of Arts and Technology

Media Partners

  • Fulldome Database
  • Informal Learning Review
  • KWP Limited
  • LF Examiner
  • The Planetarian

Founding Sponsors

  • Audio Visual Imagineering
  • California Academy of Sciences
  • GOTO INC
  • Loch Ness Productions
  • SCISS
  • Sky-Skan
  • Adler Planetarium
  • Art, Research, Technology and Science Laboratory
  • Evans and Sutherland
  • Louisiana Art and Science Museum
  • Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise (LITE)
  • R.S.A. Cosmos
  • SAT - The Society of Arts and Technology
  • Spherical Media Group
  • The Denver Museum of Nature & Science
  • University of Plymouth
  • Vortex Immersion