Ne VRNER Annual Meeting 2019

Please join us for the NeVRNER Third Annual Meeting.

The last year has brought amazing changes in VR hardware and major advances in our team members' research. The 3rd Annual NeVRNER conference promises to be another day of exciting exploration and hands-on presentations.

Keynote speakers will include Megan Elliott and iExcel.

For more information:

Registration Deadline: Friday, Aug. 9. Register to attend here.

Questions? Contact Beth Beam at

Schedule of Events:

0900-0930: Welcome from NeVRNER Leadership
0930-1000: "Using virtual reality to simulate the experience of triage in a hospital based natural disaster" -Beth Beam, UNMC & Brian Ricks, UNO
1030-1100: "360 photo tours and interactive tools for student services & beyond"-Tess McKinney, UNMC
1100-1145: KEYNOTE-Mr. Michael Hollins, Director of Community & Business Engagement, UNMC iEXCEL
1200-1330: Luncheon (Sponsored by AVI-SPL) & networking time
1330-1430: KEYNOTE-Ms. Megan Elliott, Founding Director of the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts, UNL
1400-1430: "Creating a virtual reality experience for children undergoing radiation therapy and MRI" -Rebecca Swanson, DNP, APRN, Nebraska Medicine
1430-1500: "Freedom to fail: A look at gamification and higher education"-Zachary P. Benton-Slocum, UNMC iEXCEL
1500-1530: KEYNOTE-Dr. Jeremy Bailenson, Director of the Human Interaction Lab at Stanford University & Ron Rheinheimer, Executive Vice President of zSpace
1530-1600: NeVRNER Leadership Wrap-Up

Friday, August 16, 2019 at 9:00am to 4:00pm

Michael F. Sorrell Center, 2010
649 S 42nd St Omaha, NE

Event Type

Academics, Grand Rounds & Seminars, Outreach, Research


Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni, Public

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