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Facebook opens registration for Oculus Connect 2 event in September

the Oculus Connect 2 event, from September 23-25 in Hollywood, Calif.

OCULUS RIFT LAUNCH

 

Facebook is opening registration for the Oculus Connect 2 event, from September 23-25 in Hollywood, Calif.

The event will bring together 1, 500 developers, engineers, and creators working on virtual reality. Oculus VR will likely reveal more details about its upcoming launch of the commercial version of its virtual reality headset, the Oculus Rift, which is set to debut in 2016.

Visit the Oculus Connect 2 website to register and submit your application. Oculus VR will notify potential attendees via email in August if their applications have been accepted. Facebook added a new indie and student pricing tier at $95 USD.

Oculus VR is also looking to expand the number of presenters at the talks this year, according to their blog.

 

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“We’re especially interested in receiving submissions that fall within the following Connect tracks:

VR Engineering – These talks will cover technical details of developing for PC and mobile platforms, including best practices for optimizing performance, minimizing latency, and mastering advanced rendering techniques.
Game and App Design – These talks will focus on design and development principles for creating new VR games, apps, and experiences that are innovative, immersive, and fun.
Cinematic VR – These talks will share lessons around combining elements of traditional film, games, theatre, and performance art to create unique VR experiences that place the audience inside the story and virtual world.”

Invited speakers will receive a complimentary event pass and hotel accommodations. The submission deadline is 11:59pm PST on August 3, and you’ll be notified via email in August on whether your talk has been accepted.

 

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