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Transforming Education Through Alternative Spaces

Transforming Education Through Alternative Spaces
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September 24, 2020
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In this panel discussion with Spatial, we talk about how to leverage this technology as a learning tooland how Spatial enhances distance learning, training, and overall connectedness of users while also experimenting with its features.

Meet The Panelists:
Niko Chauls
XR Product Partnerships
Verizon

Niko Chauls is a media technologist responsible for XR Product Partnerships at Verizon. His team is responsible for new product innovation targeting consumers and businesses at the nexus of XR and 5G. At the USA Today Network, he led their Emerging Technology division, which focused on immersive and experiential journalism through virtual and augmented reality in partnership with Google, Oculus, HTC and Samsung. Prior to that he ran MSN and Bing Video at Microsoft. He is passionate about advancing the art and craft of storytelling, keeping chickens and small-batch bourbon.

Aaron Dence
Product + Engagement
Spatial

Aaron Dence, Product + Engagement at Spatial He joined Spatial in 2019 leading the early access efforts that informed product decisions for both AR/VR and web applications. He currently straddles both product and engagement. Previously, he's worked on products such as ReliefHeat and Hyke.me. He's also an Exercise Physiologist who has developed apps and products in the health tech space.

Dr. Bryan Carter
Director of the Center for Digital Humanities
University of Arizona

Dr. Bryan Carter received his Ph.D. at the University of Missouri-Columbia and is currently the Director of the Center for Digital Humanities and an Associate Professor in Africana Studies, at the University of Arizona. He specializes in African American literature of the 20th Century with a primary focus on the Harlem Renaissance. His research also focuses on Digital Humanities/Africana Studies. He has published numerous articles on his doctoral project, Virtual Harlem, an immersive representation of a portion of Harlem, NY as it existed during the 1920s Jazz Age and Harlem Renaissance. Dr. Carter’s research centers on how the use of traditional and advanced interactive and immersive technologies changes the dynamic within the learning space. Dr. Carter has completed his first book entitled Digital Humanities: Current Perspectives, Practice and Research through Emerald Publishing, and is currently working on his second manuscript through Routledge Press, entitled: AfroFuturism: Experiencing Culture Through Technology.

Sarah Agopian
Program Strategist
Alley

Sarah comes from a venture philanthropy background, and has worked to fund and develop programs with health tech startups.

Over the past six years, Sarah has helped raise over $22.5M for cutting-edge global programs that cover the full spectrum of prevention, access to care, and cure in both the breast cancer and disability space.

With a history of building and nurturing thoughtful and aligned partnerships, Sarah has been a key leader in moving the needle in projects like thought-to-speech technology – enabling individuals who are nonverbal to have their first back-and-forth conversation.

From taking products from ideation to market and events from conception to execution, Sarah understands how to communicate with various stakeholders, ensuring alignment and cohesiveness across the board. Her energy and passion to bring people together for a common goal shines through her ability to translate overarching vision into tangible strategies. She currently heads up program strategy & development at Alley.

Our Partners:

Verizon 5G Labs

Verizon's 5G Labs works with startups, academia and enterprise teams to build a 5G-powered world. We work on 5G trials, hackathons, industry partnerships, prototyping challenges and more.

Spatial

We can accomplish anything, but we need the right tools and we need each other. Yet, most tools aren’t designed for how we naturally think, and our coworkers are spread all over the world. Spatial breaks through these limitations, transforming work from how it is, to how it should be. In the process, teams grow closer, think bigger, and accomplish things faster. To push the world forward, we need to spend more time thinking and less time traveling. And to execute the next big idea, we’ll need more space to think than a laptop or phone screen can provide.

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September 24, 2020
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