Techweek Day 2: Growth of Digital Media, Business Cases for Augmented Reality

This is the second year for the event that features discussions centered on new technology and the startup community.


Techweek Dallas commenced with a kickoff celebration Monday night at Community Beer Co. highlighted by networking, local brews, and virtual reality demos.

The room was filled with investors, entrepreneurs, and developers from various industries in the Dallas community, all networking and talking about their personal stories. Take a look at scenes from the event here

Tuesday led off with an open house at the Accenture Interactive Studio in Dallas featuring augmented and virtual reality demos and breakfast (we’re eyeing those event-themed donuts). 

If you’re looking to delve deeper into the AR conversation, check out tonight’s discussion about business cases for the technology up the road in Richardson. It’s put on by VRARA, the global industry association for virtual, augmented, and mixed realities, and will feature speaker German Rodriguez U.S. business manager for Joinpad USA.

Tuesday, Oct. 31:

6:30 p.m. — Augmented Reality 2017: New Business Cases Driven by Technology Evolution and Dropping Project Costs, at Blackstone LaunchPad at UT Dallas, 2830 Retford Ave., in Richardson. Speaker: German Rodriguez; moderator: Veena Somareddy.

Wednesday, Nov. 1:

9 a.m. — 1 Million Cups Dallas, The Dallas Entrepreneur Center, 311 N. Market St., Suite 200, in Dallas

9 a.m. — Open Coworking at The DEC, 311 N. Market St., Suite 200, in Dallas

10 a.m. — Capital Factory $100K Dallas Investment Challenge & Accelerator Info Session, The DEC, 311 N. Market St., Suite 200. Speaker is Kelsi Kamin, venture associate at the Capital Factory.

1 p.m. — Meet the Patent and Trademark Experts, USPTO-Texas Regional Office, Terminal Annex Federal Building, 207 S. Houston St., Suite 159, in Dallas. Speakers include Jacobi Choi, Lee B. Hunt, Asad Nawaz, and Kwin Xie.

2 p.m. — Improving UX Design (Live Project Workshop). Speakers are Marie Libres and Rachel Tang. Addison TreeHouse, 14681 Midway Road,  Second Floor, in Addison

5 p.m. — What’s the Buzz? Cryptocurrency, Machine Learning, and more at the Addison TreeHouse, 14681 Midway Road, in Addison

7 p.m. — Official Wednesday Night Happy Hour with LaunchDFW, at Bottle Rocket, 14841 Dallas Pkwy, Eighth Floor, in Dallas

You can view the week’s full schedule here.


Techweek kickoff party with Tech in Motion at Community Beer Co. 

Leading off Tuesday events: Accenture Interactive Studio Open House


Photo Gallery: Techweek Kickoff Party at Community Beer Co.

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