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Moscone West
San Francisco, California, United States
2 - 4 February 2020
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Augmented, Virtual, and Mixed Reality Conference 2020

Check out the Invited Industry Speakers at SPIE AR, VR, MR 2020

Plan to attend the #1 event for XR hardware
Join us at the third annual AR, VR, MR Conference, featuring must-see presentations and demonstrations from the biggest names in consumer electronics and up-and-coming XR companies.

This three-day event includes a new technical program, invited industry talks, panel discussion, a student Optical Design Challenge, courses, headset demonstrations, and the opportunity to network with leading companies and thought leaders.

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Conference Dates
2 - 4 February 2020

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Strategic Partners

VR/AR Association Microsoft Hololens Magic Leap Amazon AIXR

Present, network, win, learn, and demo the latest in XR

AR VR MR Industry Talks

Industry Talks and Panels

Must-see presentations, panel discussions, and insight from industry experts and disrupters.
2020 invited speakers
AR VR MR Expo + Demos

Expo + Demos

Meet with the biggest names in consumer electronics and XR startups, and try out their latest gear.
Attend the expo
AR VR MR Technical Conference

Technical Conference

Research to enhance the AR, VR, MR experience in a Head Mounted Display (HMD).
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Student Optical Design Challenge

Optical Design Challenge

Join in and watch this exciting competition with pitches and financial awards. 
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Courses at AR VR MR and Photonics West

Take a course from Bernard Kress, Microsoft HoloLens and other instructors at SPIE AR VR MR 2020

Focused, face-to-face instruction from industry experts. Courses include Design Techniques and Applications, Optical Technologies and Architectures for VR, AR, MR HMDs, Introduction to VR, AR, MR and Smart Eyewear, Designing and Specifying Digital Cameras, and HMD Requirements and Designs for AR.

Courses range from 2-hour, half-day, full-day and two-day formats.

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A powerful and important three-day event

Bernard Kress, Partner Optical Architect at Microsoft HoloLens

The 2019 event was the largest event in AR/VR hardware, especially for optical architectures (optics, displays and sensors)—one of the main challenges for next generation AR/VR headsets.”
- Bernard Kress, Microsoft HoloLens

Co-located with SPIE Photonics West 2020

SPIE Photonics West, the premier laser, photonics, biomedical optics event.

SPIE AR VR MR 2020 is co-located with SPIE Photonics West, the premier laser, photonics, biomedical optics event. Your conference badge gives you access to the BiOS Expo and Photonics West Exhibition and Industry Events on the showfloor.

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Thanks to the following 2020 sponsors

Microsoft Hololens Google Amazon Optimax
SCHOTT Gamma Scientific Vuzix Applied Materials
Almalence DigiLens LightSpace Technologies VividQ
Wave Optics Lemnis Technologies
Zemax LightTrans Synopsys

Interested in exhibiting, email innovation@spie.org.