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IBC announces NASA JPL creative technologist Marco Tempest as 2023 keynote speaker

Creative technologist and extended reality pioneer will deliver keynote session on Saturday 16 September, at 1pm

Creative technologist, illusionist and mixed reality pioneer Marco Tempest has been announced as the keynote speaker for this year’s IBC2023 Conference.

Tempest is known for driving advances in future technologies, augmented reality (AR), and virtual reality (VR) to develop new immersive experiences, and is a creative technologist at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory; Directors Fellow Alumni at MIT Media Lab; and founder of the science, illusion and digital technology consortium magicLab.

His  session, ‘Virtual Production & the Metaverse: A future where everyone is invited to play’, is open to all show attendees and will see Tempest discuss generative AI, mixed reality, storytelling, gestural sensing and swarm robotics to offer a tantalising glimpse of an augmented future. The keynote will demonstrate live on stage how you can interact with new tech in a virtual world and how this new field can be accessible and equitable.

Tempest’s session takes place at 1pm on Saturday 16 September, in the Forum at the RAI Amsterdam. To register for IBC2023, click here.