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How VR Will Disrupt Education and Training for the Skilled Trades

  • Tuesday, July 12, 2022
  • 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
  • Zoom
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 ISPI SoCal Presents

How Virtual Reality Will Disrupt Education and Training for the Skilled Trades with Mike Christian

Mike Christian

Virtual reality (VR) has the potential to significantly reduce the costs of learning while increasing retention and the depth of knowledge.  Education and training that currently depend on physical locations are being disrupted.  

Whether you are involved in education and training for skilled trades or are interested in the opportunities of VR, join Mike Christian as he discusses the ins and outs of working with VR.

    Session Description

    Find out why vocational schools, as we know them, may soon go the way of the dinosaur as physical locations fail to face the growing challenges that the pandemic accelerated. VR can meet those challenges.

    • Learn what the current state of the art is in VR capabilities and the pitfalls to avoid when working with a VR developer.
    • See current examples of the disruption that is already under way and why learners are embracing this change.
    • There are many cost considerations that should be considered when developing a VR curriculum. Discover what these costs are and learn what the potential returns on investment can be.

    Vive la VR Révolution!

    About the Speaker

    Mike Christian is a founder and CEO of From the Future, a leader in immersive technologies focused on improving the human condition through enhanced learning, therapy, and rehabilitation. Utilizing degrees in Economics and Computer Science, he spent the last twenty plus years creating virtual worlds and artificial intelligence for Atari, THQ, and From the Future. 

    His latest book, titled How Virtual Reality Will Revolutionize Training and Education, Christian draws on decades of experience creating virtual worlds and developing VR applications for training, therapy, and rehabilitation to clearly communicate the potential of this new medium. You will not only learn how VR will enhance training and education but also how it might hold the key to developing heightened intelligence. 

    In his spare time, Mike enjoys riding his Harley on the back roads of Texas, doing standup comedy, and thinking about the future convergence of virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and block chain technologies. To learn more about Mike and From the Future check out  www.linkedin.com/in/mike-christian-272b4b and www.ftfvr.com/.

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