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Immersive Design Week is a festival spotlighting innovative designers, projects and technologies that sit at the nexus of film, theater, gaming, mixed reality, & immersive storytelling. The first Immersive Design Week took place in February 2019, and was open to the public as an extension of the two-day Immersive Design Summit.

Programming Included:

Immersive Experiences + Cannabis Panel w/ NEWERA and MAPS

Future of Immersive Art Panel w/ Meow Wolf, Area15, Two Bit Circus, Oculus and OneDome

Immersive Design Reality Mixer w/ Institute For The Future, Oculus & Gray Area: https://grayarea.org/event/immersive-design-reality-mixer/…

Audium Sound & Space Workshop 

Night Owl - an immersive art experience in a secret location

As well as immersive installations at OneDome, lightening talks at the Secret Alley, design workshops at PianoFight, escape the room experiences at the Palace of Fine Arts, behind-the-scenes tours, happy hours and tech demos at various locations around the Bay Area.

About Immersive Design Summit:

The first Immersive Design Summit took place at The Speakeasy in 2018, with speakers from Meow WolfThe VOID/ILMxLABTwo Bit CircusPunchdrunk InternationalOculus, and more. The upcoming Immersive Design Summit will take place at the Swedish American Hall on Feb 22nd and 23rd. This year, there will be speakers from Walt Disney ImagineeringMagic LeapDreamscape (Alien Zoo), Mycotoo and Giant Spoon (Bladerunner 2049 Experience & SXSWestworld), and more. Due to the popularity of the two-day summit, the organizers decided to curate a calendar of design workshops, panels, demos, games, behind-the-scenes tours, special performances, immersive installations, and happy hour meetups throughout the month of February 2019, but focusing specifically on the week of Feb 20 — Feb 27th.