IGF 2017 WS #248 Virtual Reality is the next computing platform for development: challenges and opportunities

Short Title: 
Virtual Reality: the next computing platform for development

Proposer's Name: Mr. Diogo Cortiz da Silva
Proposer's Organization: Ceweb.br
Co-Proposer's Name: Ms. Caroline Burle
Co-Proposer's Organization: NIC.br
Co-Organizers:
Mr., Hartmut, GLASER, Civil Society, CGI.BR (The Brazilian Internet Steering Committee)
Mr., Vagner, DINIZ, Technical Community, W3C Brazil and Ceweb.br
Mr., Daniel, GATTI, Civil Society, Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo

Agenda: 

The proposed agenda is:
10 min: Open session and Introduction to Virtual Reality (Mr. Diogo Cortiz, CEWEB.br and W3C Brazil, Technical Community)
10 min: WebVR: the impact of VR on the Web (Mr.  Dominique Hazaël-Massieux, W3C, Technical Community)
10 min: Technical Challenges in VR development and its impact to Internet infrastructure (Charith Fernando, Keio University, Civil Society)
10 min: Artificial Intelligence and Privacy in VR (Ms. Karine Perset, Economist/Policy Analyst and  Expert in Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy Policy Division, OECD, International Organization)
10 min: UX and Interaction in VR ( Ms Luciana Terceiro, UX Specialist and Teacher at Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (Civil Society)
10 min: Discussion with audience

Contact Information

United Nations
Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

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Switzerland

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