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VR Hackathon & Conference
August 20, 2019

VR Hackathon & Conference
XR, VR Expert Arch. Matthew Vitti

UAUIM in partnership with BIMTECH and Embryon Atelier organizes, together with MATTHEW VITTI - specialist in XR Tech (VR / AR / MR), the first HACKATHON of Virtual Reality and XR Technology in Romania.

Matthew Vitti is member of AIA, certified LEED assessor and VP of Business Development of Kalloc Studios with their product Fuzor. His activity aims to solve complex problems of design and execution, regardless of scale, including the efficient management of investments (Return on investment). With over 10 years experience as an architect, graduate of Roger Williams University Bristol, Rhode Island, USA, Matthew Vitti has collaborated with large companies in America, Italy and China. He has given numerous lectures as a TCA such as: Immersive Technology Conference – Houston, November 2016, VRX 2016 – San Francisco, VRX 2017 – London UK, May 2017, Fuzor Conference, Keynote – San Diego, June 2017, VR + A / E / C - Los Angeles, September 2017, VRX 2017 – San Francisco, CA, CEC – Hong Kong, China, August 2018, Pantheon Institute - Rome, Italy, October 2018, AU 2018 HP Booth – Las Vegas.

The event will take place in two sessions, within UAUIM, as follows:

VR Hackathon
26th of September 2019, h 10:00-18:00

The hackathon will present three sections: BIM, BIOCLIMATIC DESIGN, HERITAGE, coordinated by Matthew Vitti and the organizers: Oana Diaconescu, Daniel Nicolae Armenciu and Ștefan Constantinescu, in which three projects will be developed, through which XR technology will be applied to each domain in part: BIM integrated design, design of a building according to bioclimatic design principles and intervention on the built heritage.

Conference and Round Table
27th of September 2019, h 10:00-13:00, Frescoes Hall, UAUIM

Matthew Vitti will present as Keynote Speaker the projects realized in the last years, as well as the conclusions of the Hackathon organized on the previous day, following a round table with interventions of some professionals from Romania.

In VR Hackathon & Conference are invited to participate specialists in the field, teachers, PhD students, students and profile associations. Participation intentions, accompanied by the participant's name/title and a photo are expected by September 17, 2019 at: embryon.atelier@gmail.com.

Partners:

  • ”Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism, Bucharest, Romania
  • Room Scale Labs, USA
  • Asociation for Research, Development and Implementation of Building’s Technologies – BIMTECH
  • Embryon Atelier.

Calendar:

17.08.2019 Launch of the event
17.09.2019 Deadline for sending the mail of participation
20.09.2019 Confirmation of participation and defining of event’s program
26.09.2019 VR HACKATHON, UAUIM, h 10:00-18:00
27.09.2019 Conference and Round table, Frescoes Hall, UAUIM, h 10:00-13:00

Organizer: Assoc. Prof. PhD. Arch. Oana Diaconescu
Colaborators: Senior Lect. PhD. Arch. Daniel N. Armenciu and Arch. Ștefan Constantinescu

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