Initial speakers & agenda unveiled for AWE USA 2023 XR industry gathering

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February 24, 2023 – Augmented World Expo (AWE), a provider of worldwide events focused exclusively on the business of augmented, virtual and mixed reality (AR, VR & MR – collectively XR), has this week announced the initial speakers, sponsors, sessions and agenda for its AWE USA 2023 event, taking place from May 31-June 2, 2023 in Santa Clara, CA.

The first 100 agenda sessions across 14 conference tracks have been revealed, and according to AWE aim to provide a totality of perspective across XR markets and technologies including AI, Web3, enterprise, retail, healthcare, gaming, education, training, creator and developer tools and practices, as well as other key verticals. Major brands will also be speaking about best practices about how they are adopting XR, including Lowe’s, PepsiCo, Target, Walmart, Philips and many more.

AWE stated that is expecting more than 5,000 XR professionals to attend this year’s USA event, with attendees able to learn from 400 XR thought leaders, as well as 300 global exhibitors in an event specifically targeted towards both continuing market education and industry matchmaking.

Confirmed Keynote speakers to date include:

  • Peggy Johnson | CEO, Magic Leap
  • John Riccitiello | CEO, Unity Technologies
  • Hugo Swart | VP & GM, XR, Qualcomm
  • Chi Xu | CEO, Nreal
  • Shelley Peterson | Director – Principal Program Manager, Microsoft

To see the first 100 speakers that have been confirmed, click here.

“We are extremely excited to see such strong interest this early in the annual cycle around AWE USA – we have always placed an extremely-strong emphasis on market education, technology premieres and unique amalgams of art, business and education as seen in our industry playground, and 2023 promises to break new ground in all of these areas,” said Ori Inbar, co-founder of AWE.

To facilitate widespread attendance at its AWE USA 2023 event, super early bird ticket pricing discounts of USD $600 off are currently available until February 28. Regular pricing for a three day all access pass to the event costs USD $1,295, however with super early bird pricing this cost is currently USD $695. Plus, Auganix readers can get 20% off their ticket price when they use the code “23AUGANIXD” at checkout. Furthermore, this discount will work on top of any current super early bird discounted pricing, meaning a ticket will cost Auganix readers just USD $556 up until February 28, 2023.

To find out more about AWE USA 2023, please visit the company’s website. To get your tickets and apply your Auganix discount code at checkout, click here.

Image credit: AWE

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