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S&S Dinner Dialogues, with Dr. Regis Kopper - Real World Applications of Virtual Reality

15oct7:00 pm8:30 pmS&S Dinner Dialogues, with Dr. Regis Kopper - Real World Applications of Virtual Reality

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(Monday) 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm(GMT+00:00) View in my time

Event Details

Duke Science & Society Dinner DialoguesVirtual reality has been in research labs for decades and over the past four years it has made its way to the consumers. While consumer VR has been widely targeted at the entertainment market, there is great potential for its application into real world problems. In this science and society dialogue, we will discuss the potential impact VR can have in serious application areas, ranging from learning and education to the advancement of a wide range of fields, such as health care, public safety and the humanities.

Dr. Regis Kopper is the director of the Duke immersive Virtual Environment (DiVE). Dr. Kopper has experience in the design and evaluation of virtual reality systems in the areas of interaction design and modeling, virtual human interaction and in the evaluation of the benefits of immersive systems.

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Where to meet:

Selected attendees will be notified via email several days in advance of the dinner with details regarding meeting location. All dinners will be within reasonable driving distance to Duke campus.

Science & Society will also provide a shuttle for those unable to arrange transportation to the dinner dialogue location. Shuttles will depart 30 minutes before the scheduled event from the front entrance of the North Building on West Campus. Click here for a map.


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