Back for its second year, XR:WA is bringing the immersive world of virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and computer games to multiple locations across Perth, Western Australia. Spread across three days, the major conference and public exhibition will showcase the ideas, works, technology and constantly evolving environment of the virtual reality and digital screen industry. Explore stunning immersive VR experiences and technologies, hear from some of the industry’s leading thinkers and innovators, and network with local, national, and international colleagues.
The jam-packed program will feature panel discussions, a Games and Experience Emporium, trade exhibitions, and workshops with keynote speakers that will delve into the immersive and digital screen-based forms of art, entertainment, education and training, science and research, and business.
Perth, Western Australia
• Art Gallery WA
• WA State Library
• Studio Startup
• Kaos Theatre
• Alex Hotel
Thursday to Sunday
September 24-27, 2020
The technology and works discussed as part of XR:WA are increasingly becoming integrated into our everyday life – which is why the event includes a 4-day exhibition open to both public and delegates.
Featuring our enormously popular Games and Experience Emporium, AR experiences, live untethered VR team gameplay, VR experiences, a 360’ cinema featuring a range of local and international works, trade booths and installations, these free exhibits provide audiences with a dazzling look at the current state of local, national and international play in the field. Meet the makers, explore the opportunity and experience the future.
The central exhibition floor is located in the Centenary Galleries in the Art Gallery of WA, VR gameplay and installations at the Perth Cultural Centre (PICA), talks keynotes and workshops at the WA Art Gallery and after hours talks and experiences at the Alex Hotel and Studio Startup. Venues are within seconds of each other and centrally located.
The packed program across all venues will deliver to delegates an experience and feel unlike any other screen-based conference in Australia.