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XR COMMUNITY CELEBRATION

MEDIA & ARTS DAY
Thursday, December 10th

The immersive domain is shaping a new world of opportunities for storytellers, journalists, and artists.

The horizon is so wide and deep we have the impression of just be scratching the surface of the potential in communication. That’s why we must take care of all the challenges that come along with this: privacy, security, truth, intellectual property, and more. Join us on this exciting journey into story-living!

POWERED BY THE XR SAFETY INITIATIVE

WWW.XRSI.ORG

MEDIA & ARTS DAY | THURSDAY

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

While anyone is invited to join XR Safety Awareness Week and contribute their own events, product announcements, content releases, and beyond, here are a few events that we are excited to bring to you along with XR Safety Ambassadors:


MEDIA & ARTS DAY | THURSDAY

XRSI PRIVACY FRAMEWORK DEEP DIVE WITH KENT BYE

When the internet became part of everyday life in the late 90s, many of us thought that the digital space would enable a more democratic, equal, and free society. Almost 30 years later, we are still trying to figure out how to govern this space to ensure we can realize that vision.

During XR Safety Awareness Week and on Human, as we marvel at the innovation and creative uses of XR, XRSI advisers and Voices of VR Podcast host, Kent Bye will discuss the opportunity to move forward with the eyes open to the risks, and with the intention of building a collaborative and participatory regulatory framework for the technology that can help mitigate those risks and serve humankind. Some of this work has already begun, through projects like the XRSI Privacy Framework, developed with privacy in mind. Version 1.0 of the framework is a good outline, but there is a great deal of work to do to ensure that XR will enable digital rights instead of obstructing them. XRSI is already working on the XRSI Privacy Framework Version 1.1 to proactively address these challenges while keeping pace with other emerging technologies that impact the XR domain.

At this panel co-hosted by XRSI and Voices of VR Podcast , Kent Bye will dive into the specifics of the framework as well as what to expect next.

Time: Thursday, Dec 10th at 12:00pm PST

Where: Live Premiere on YouTube

Speakers:

  • Kent Bye | Voices of VR Podcase Host (Moderator)
  • Noble Ackerson | Senior Product Manager – Ventera Corporation
  • Kavya Pearlman | Cyber Guardian | Founder & CEO, XRSI
  • David Clarke | EU GDPR Strategy Advisor – XRSI
  • Suchi Pahi | XRSI Advisor – Privacy and Cybersecurity Attorney – SP Cyberlaw
  • Jeremy Nelson | Director, XR Initative (XRI) – Center of Academic Innovation, University of Michigan

MEDIA & ARTS DAY | THURSDAY

STORIES WORTH LIVING

CREATING IMMERSIVE NARRATIVES

Emerging technologies have the power to reshape the way we tell stories, create art, or preserve what we have.The immersive domain is expanding, and XR is not a “shiny new toy” anymore, it’s a solid (extended) reality. The exciting news? We still don’t even know the limits of the new worlds that we can create, in journalism, storytelling, or art.Artists and media communities are moving fast and exploring new, uncharted territories.On the Media&Art day of the XR Safety Awareness Week, Ready Hacker One is celebrating the nth dimensions: what are the perspectives for information, art, and history?

Time: Thursday, Dec 10th at 1pm PST

Where: AltspaceVR Event & YouTube Live Stream

Speakers:

  • Marco Magnano – Executive Director of Communications – XRSI Exec Lead -Ready Hacker One – RH1 (moderator)
  • Nancy Baker Cahill – Activist & Emerging Media Artist
  • Jesse Damiani – Director, Emerging Technology & Insight at SNHU | Forbes Contributor | Curator & Director of Simulation Literacies at Nxt Museum
  • Galit Ariel – Founder & Creative Director, Future Memory Inc.
  • Keisha Howard – Founder of SugarGamer

MEDIA & ARTS DAY | THURSDAY

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CHALLENGES FOR EMERGING MEDIA AND ART

Since this panel targets the average consumer, not legal experts, we will begin with a brief discussion about the definition of IP (Intellectual Property) as well as some very general guidelines for usage of IP by another person. Panelists will have the opportunity to address the concept of IP in immersive reality. What steps can we take now to protect creations, work, etc.? What about permission to use our avatars, our voices, etc. in VR? Does this vary in public immersive space versus private space? Perhaps most importantly, why should we care about all of this?

Time: Thursday, Dec 10th at 3:00pm PST

Where: Live Premiere on YouTube (embedded here after)

Speakers:

  • Sonya Haskins – XRSI Advisor | Founder, VR Community Builders (moderator)
  • Eugene Capon – CEO, Studio Capon
  • Brian Wassom – XRSI Advisor | Legal Thought Leader

MEDIA & ARTS DAY | THURSDAY

THE FUTURE OF XR 2021 & BEYOND

After a week-long celebration and creating awareness around safety, privacy, ethics in XR and related domains, the XRSI executives will conclude the event and share with us what to look forward to in 2021 and beyond. Kavya Pearlman, April Boyd-Noronha and Marco Magnano are leading figures in XR and together lead the mission of helping build safe and inclusive immersive ecosystems.

Time: Thursday, Dec 10th at 4pm PST

Where: AltspaceVR Event & YouTube Live Stream

Speakers:

  • Kavya Pearlman – Cyber Guardian | Founder & CEO, XRSI
  • Marco MagnanoExecutive Director of Communications – XRSI Exec Lead – Ready Hacker One – RH1
  • April Boyd-Noronha – Global Diversity & Inclusion Advisor – XRSI, Executive Lead – Cyber XR Coalition

MEDIA & ARTS DAY | THURSDAY

CUBEXR PRESENTS EPISODE 2 OF THE MEDIAVERSE LOUNGE: “THE XR PRODUCER’S DILEMMA”

CubeXR will present the final edited version of The Mediaverse Lounge Talk Show via Steaming video and a Hosted VR After Party with the episodes interviewee and guest , Evo Heyning of PlayableAgency who will also be available for a AMA during the After Party. First 30 will get admittance since its being held in Mozilla Hubs via Browser. Also as part of this special gathering to celebrate XR Safety Awareness Week, Brett Leonard and Larry Rosenthal of CubeXR will be announcing and sneak previewing their new VR Podcast, “The Virtual Word” set to begin in January.

Both Brett and Larry will be live in Hubs for an AMA as well about their new show. Note- Final URL for the HUBS EVENT at 5pm PST will be posted via Social Media Twitter @mediaversel @larryrosenthal @mediaversevr and on facebook/mediaverselounge  as well as XRSI.org event messages.

Time: Thursday, Dec 10th at 4:00pm PST

Where: Live Premiere on YouTube – Live After party AMA at 5pm PST with Evo Heyning, Brett Leonard and CubeXR in HUBS.

Speakers:

  • Evo Heyning – PlayableAgency
  • Brett Leonard – Studio Lightship
  • Blu Topalli – CubeXR LLC – Episode Host
  • Larry Rosenthal – CubeXR LLC

XR SAFETY INITIATIVE

WWW.XRSI.ORG

XR Safety Awareness Week Program Director

Tim Stiffler-Dean – tim@xrsi.org

Partnership and Contribution XRSI Liaison

Kavya Pearlman – kavya@xrsi.org

Media Inquiries

Marco Magnano – marco@xrsi.org