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Using XR for good - lessons from humanitarian, health, and international organisations

Nov 11

12:00 - 12:30

Description

An in depth look at how three organisations are using VR and AR in different ways to build empathy or as an educational tool. Christopher will talk about how the ICRC have used AR and VR to communicate about urban warfare with the aim of building empathy. He can talk about two projects i. Enter the Room, an AR project: https://vrscout.com/news/red-cross-ar-app-war/ ii. Google Daydream Impact funded VR film the Right Choice: https://vrscout.com/news/the-right-choice-daydream-impact Sandra will share insights from their VR project about the threat of improvised explosive devices in Fallujah, Iraq.  https://www.homeafterwar.net Charlotte will talk about how VR can be used for health promotion and education in their film that aims to remove stigma, and motivate young people to get tested for HIV. https://www.unaids.org/en/resources/presscentre/pressreleaseandstatementarchive/2018/november/20181120_360HIV_PR

Speakers

Digital Media Coordinator , Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD)
Education Director , Peres Center for Peace and Innovation
Audiovisual Producer , International Committee of the Red Cross
Communications Manager , UNAIDS
Co-Founder / CEO , Sixense Enterprises Inc

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