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Virtual Event: AR and VR in the Public Sector

Bringing in the next big paradigm shift through Virtual and Augmented Reality

Thursday, May 6th, 2021
(Start: 12.00pm ET / 9.00am PT)

Agenda Overview:

Governments are looking at innovative ways to transform how they use their data and technology infrastructure to help reduce complexity, enhance employee performance and provide improved services to the citizens. Digital technologies like Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) are empowering governments to do just that and much more.  These digital tools can help governments interact with digital data in the real world to build immersive experiences in areas such as emergency management, smart cities, personnel training, real-time information overlay, and defense programs. Embracing this new tool can be somewhat daunting and leaders are usually left with more questions than answers around its application and its benefits. 

Public Sector Network’s AR and VR in the Public Sector Virtual Event will showcase the benefits of leveraging AR and VR in various portfolios of the public sector.  By sharing experiences of impactful applications of these tools, public sector professionals can unlock the capabilities that these digital reality tools offer to strategically boost productivity and improve government services. 

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Key Takeaways:

Develop implementable strategies to utilize AR & VR application in your unique government context 

Explore how AR & VR can help organizations make decisions using data in real time 

Realize the benefits of AR & VR technologies in growing both internal and external operational efficiency in your agency 

Understand how you can leverage these digital reality tools to best facilitate remote collaboration, communication, and training 

Event Speakers:

James Rout

Associate Vice President Education Support and Innovation
British Columbia Institute of Technology

Guy Boulet

Senior Advisor, Immersive Technologies - Digital Academy
Canada School of Public Service

Megan Young

Director, Automation Integration & Emerging Technologies Division
Canada Border Services Agency

Ming Hou

Senior Defence Scientist
Defence Research and Development Canada

Chris Moore

Community Advisor, Canada
Public Sector Network

Andrew Durnin

Project Manager, Digital Transformation
District of North Vancouver

Event Sponsors:

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Agenda Highlights:

12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT
PSN Welcome and Opening
12:05pm ET / 9:05am PT
Chair Opening
12:20pm ET / 9:20am PT
Government Case Study: Supporting Military Operations through Scientific Research in Digital Reality
12:35pm ET / 9:35am PT
Government Case Study: Adopting AR & VR in the Public Sector
12:50pm ET / 9:50am PT
Virtual Refreshment Break
12:55pm ET / 9:55am PT
Panel Session: Future of AR and VR in the Public Sector
1:25pm ET / 10:25am PT
Closing Remarks from Chair / End of Session


Complimentary to attend

For public sector only

Online event