Today’s #SXSW Events at Capital Factory | March 12th

Happy Sunday Funday, Austin! There’s always something going on at the center of gravity for entrepreneurs. Check out what we have going on today below.

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CAPITAL FACTORY’S AR/VR MEGALOUNGE
MARCH 10TH — 14TH | 10A — 2P | 5TH FLOOR | RSVP
Capital Factory is partnering with HTC to showcase some of the best VR games and experiences worldwide and homegrown from right here in Austin. Pair that with workshops, panels, and parties and you’ve got maximum density VR in one spot. Our friends at Meta will also have the coolest AR tech around for you to check out.

RETAIL LOCO
8:30AM — 6PM | MAIN SPACE & CLASSROOM | RSVP
Hosted by the Location Based Marketing Association, RetailLoco is a one-day event that will deliver insights and trends on the latest in mobile and location-based tools and techniques for retailers. The event will feature keynote speakers, panels on indoor location, proximity-based payments, in-store digital signage, push notifications, metrics/analytics, augmented and virtual reality, and more.

WTF IS VR: INTEGRATING VR INTO MARKETING & ADVERTISING
10A — 11A | 5TH FLOOR CLASSROOM | RSVP
join Ricky Holm, founder of Chocolate Milk & Donuts as he takes you on a journey through the immersive media industry! Topics covered to include: A brief history of Immersive Media, What’s possible today, Examples of how you can use VR, AR & 360 in advertising efforts, Hands-on demos, & more!

REVITALIZING EDUCATION WITH HANDS-ON-LEARNING IN VR
3P — 4P | 5TH FLOOR CLASSROOM | RSVP
Join Rachel Sibley, VP of Leap Motion to find out how VR can help today’s educational systems expand their resources and impact.

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