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Sunday, May 1


The Most Epic Weekend in VR History: Getting Comfortable with Unity®
This will be our first Massively Multiplayer Online Meetup! You have no excuse to miss it and you'll be so sorry if you do. We'll be meeting in person at the brand new CSI Tech Incubator, but you may also join online through google hangouts! We'll have special guests joining us that will blow your mind! This is one that's not to be missed if you're a beginner or highly advanced. We'll have top Unity talent talk about Unity's user interface and what tips and tricks they use. The amount of knowledge that will be shared is staggering. Please join live or via google hangouts - there is nothing more important! 

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vrvu.com, VRVU
Lex is an award winning VR/AR developer. Over 90% of Virtual Reality is made with Unity®. Lex is likely the foremost Unity® expert in NYC. When he’s not deep in code, developing the future of VR/AR – he runs NYC VR University – an official Unity® meetup where he and his team... Read More →

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0 NYC VR University

We're a volunteer based VR Developer Group dedicated to educating and engaging the community. We specifically focus on the Unity® (free) platform, and best practices for Google Cardboard, Oculus Rift, and other VR hardware. We host topics on developing, publishing, marketing and... Read More →

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Friday, May 6


Prototyping Interaction with Spacebrew
This workshop will introduce Spacebrew from a technical perspective and explore ways to prototype interactive installations with Spacebrew. On the technical side, we will cover: a high-level introduction to Spacebrew; an overview of how to connect to Spacebrew with Processing and Javascript; and demonstrations on how to use Spacebrew to connect all of the above together.

Participants will be guided through a set of live-coding scenarios, showing how to setup Spacebrew, and how to create apps from scratch. Time pending, we will be prepared to demonstrate a range of examples and projects, including connecting Spacebrew to an off-the-shelf outlet, to an Arduino-powered LED bar, and to mobile devices.

What to bring
- A laptop

Getting There
- Do your best to get there a little early to leave some time to sign in at security!- Enter at Microsoft entrance of 11 Times Square - 8th ave, just N of 41st
- Tell reception you're there for CTW Workshop on the 6th floor- Take the elevator up to 6 after you sign in- Check in with reception, then head left and all the way back–we'll be in the "Radio City" room

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Director of Experience Design, Collins
Spacebrew is an open-source toolkit for prototyping interactive spaces. It connects the tools you love–Processing, Arduino, Javascript, openFrameworks, Cinder, and more–to each other over the Internet to make it easy to quickly build multi-person interactive sketches.

Saturday, May 7


Fresh Music Experience Design Open Lab: Designing Interactive Education Experiences with Urban Arts Partnership and NYU MusEDLab.

Urban Arts Partnership’s SMARTBOMB and Academy Game Design students will collaborate with participants that want to join them in building digital interactive experiences around Fresh Education’s curricular assets.

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Diana Castro

Lead Designer, NYU MusED Lab
Pana Li is the name of the project with which Diana Castro explores the use of design, technology and music for self transformation—both for individuals as well as for environments and communities. Mexican designer, multidisciplinary artist, and DJ/producer based in NYC—designs... Read More →
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James Miles

Fresh Professor, Urban Arts Partnership
JAMES MILES, the Fresh Professor, is an adjunct professor at NYU and is the Project Director of Fresh Ed at Urban Arts Partnership. A Master Teaching Artist that has been worked in arts education for over 15 years. He has facilitated workshops and designed curriculum for the New Victory... Read More →
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Jamel Mims

Fresh Prep Program Manager, Rapper & Multimedia Artist, Urban Arts Partnership
Jamel Mims is a multimedia artist, hip hop pedagogue, and activist on the front lines in the battle against the mass incarceration. Mims was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for his multimedia ethnography, The Misadventures of MC Tingbudong—a collection of photos, film and videos... Read More →

Saturday May 7, 2016 11:30am - 5:30pm
NYU's Leslie E-Lab 16 Washington Pl, New York, New York 10003