The inaugural Future of Reality Summit, hosted by the Media + Emerging Technology
Lab at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts was held in Winston-Salem,
North Carolina, on November 5-6, 2018. A full PDF of the 2018 schedule is available here.
2018 Summit Sizzle: Hear from FoR Summit hosts and attendees about the power of industry
leaders coming together to discuss how their field will shape the future of storytelling.
Meet Kent Bye 2018 Summit Host and MC
Since May 2014, Kent Bye has traveled to the top VR gatherings around the world and
conducted over 900 Voices of VR podcast interviews featuring the pioneering game developers, enthusiasts and technologists
driving the resurgence of virtual reality.
He combines his background in art and science to distill the diverse thoughts and
impressions of leading immersive technology visionaries, creators, and academics,
and provides a holistic look at the future of virtual reality told by the people who
are making it. He has also conducted over 90 interviews about Artificial Intelligence
for his podcast The Voices of AI, which recently launched. You can follow his latest
thoughts about VR on Twitter @kentbye.
Tier 1 Summit Sponsors
Airtype is a creative studio of developers, designers & strategists who transform
businesses into beloved brands. Airtype is headquartered in downtown Winston-Salem,
with a west coast office in Portland, Oregon.
The Kenan Institute for the Arts is a creative catalyst that encourages and supports
the exploration and development of new knowledge to transform the way artists, organizations
and communities approach their creative challenges.