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With Greg Dorsainville (Multimedia Developer, MPS), Wenbo Lan (Full-stack AR/VR Enggr, MediVis), Alex Sigaras (Researcher Computational Biomedicine, Weill Cornell Medicine).
Friday, October 25, 2019 at 09:00 AM   Not Known
RLab, 63 Flushing Ave, Bldg 22

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XR is revolutionizing healthcare as immersive technologies are adopted across the industry - from education & training tools to mental health & rehabilitation treatments to imaging & analysis & beyond. As these emerging technologies impact development across the entire spectrum of healthcare, opportunities abound for digital innovators, developers, interaction & experience designers, & creative technologists looking to expand or gain work in this field.

This Master Class will explore innovations & opportunities for virtual, augmented & mixed reality applications in healthcare, & give you skills & insights to supercharge your practice.

Click here to request additional information, including costs & how to register. You can also request more information about scholarships, which are available for participants who demonstrate financial need or identify as under-represented in tech.

Healthcare / Wellness Agency - Developers, UX & Interaction designers, Creative Directors, Directors of Technology, Product Managers

Pharmaceutical, Bio-Tech, Medical Companies - Product, multimedia, interaction, UX/UI designers; Multimedia/Interactive producers; Digital Innovation & Emerging Technologies

Educational & Healthcare Institutions - Instructional Designers & Developers working in universities, hospitals, medical training, research institutes

3D Developers - XR industry developers, directors & UX/interaction designers who want to understand the opportunities & unique challenges in developing healthcare applications

Digital design experience

Comfortable with a fast-paced learning environment. Desire to explore the new frontiers of virtual & augmented reality as it applies to brand marketing & enterprise applications.

WiFi ready laptop

For XR devs with Unity chops, bring PC for HoloLens and/or Mac for ARKit dev workshops

9:00 - 9:45: Registration, Breakfast, Intro

9:45 - 11:00: Panel Presentation / Discussion

Meet the instructors & get an overview of activity & opportunities in the healthcare field.

11:00 - 1:00: Demos & Report Back

Experience a variety of demos in the healthcare & wellness field, on a variety of AR/VR platforms. Evaluate & share feedback.

1:00 - 1:30: Lunch (provided)

1:30 - 2:30: Lecture: How I Made It VR

2:45 - 4:30: Dev Workshop Demo // Single User Experience

4:30 - 5:30: Lecture: Precision Medicine

How XR technologies are being leveraged to new approaches to disease treatment & prevention

5:30 - 7:30: Happy Hour / Networking

9:00 - 9:30: Breakfast

9:30 - 10:30: Lecture: Product Development Pipeline in Healthcare

10:45-12:45: Dev Workshop Demo // Multi-user Experience

12:45 - 1:15: Lunch (provided)

1:15 - 1:45: Small Group Workshop - Ideation & Prototyping

2:00 - 4:45: Design Sprint

4:45 - 5:30: Presentations & Feedback

Opportunity Identification & Assessment - Get an overview of innovations & opportunities in XR for Healthcare

Product Development Pipeline - Gain an understanding of the full production pipeline for AR/VR products in Healthcare, including deployment, regulatory & customer support.

Design & Prototype Process - Use industry standard methods for mapping out AR/VR experiences & apps

Asset Creation - Create relevant 3D assets using industry standard tools

Mr. Dorsainville applies his knowledge & love of science, technology, & human-computer interaction to improving the medical-education experience. He supports the design, development, & application of customized technological solutions for medical education. He leads the effort to bring XR technologies to NYU Langone to improve the clinical, educational & patient experiences.

Wenbo Lan is a full-stack AR/VR engineer for Medivis, & its SurgicalAR platform which is one of the only XR applications that has FDA clearance for clinical use in the U.S. Wenbo is a software engineer whose specialization in the XR field began with work as a researcher focusing Human-Computer Interaction in VR & AR environments under Prof. Ken Perlin at NYU's Future Reality Lab obtaining his Master degree in Computer Science.

Before Medivis, he worked on various XR projects that featured in Future of Future of StoryTelling, SXSW, SIGGRAPH & Sundance Film Festival.

Personal website:

Alex is a Senior Research Associate in Computational Biomedicine at Weill Cornell Medicine. He develops software solutions for the Englander Institute for Precision Medicine & Institute for Computational Biomedicine with projects spanning over healthcare system design, LIMS & pipeline design for computational genomic analysis. His research interest focuses on data visualization & interaction of healthcare & genomic data using new emerging technologies including augmented & virtual reality such as HoloLens, Oculus Rift & Google Glass.

A Fulbright scholar recipient, Alex earned his masters in Computer Science from Columbia University. While at Columbia, Alex worked as a researcher at Prof. Allen's Robotics Lab focusing on medical robotics for surgery & brain computer interfaces.
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