5 November 2015; Ryan Smith, CEO, Qualtrics, and Mike Butcher, Editor At Large, TechCrunch, on the Centre Stage during Day 3 of the 2015 Web Summit in the RDS, Dublin, Ireland. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE / Web Summit

5 Awesome tech events you can’t miss this year

AR apps,  multi-application virtual reality, self-driving cars and super-smart robots. Tech start-ups are making huge leaps this year across the world. Here are the tech-driven events that we can’t wait to check out in 2017.

  1. Vision VR/AR Summit 2017 – May 1-2, 2017 

You can view the jam-packed highlights from last year’s Vision Summit online here:

This year the creators, Unity , promise to deliver an ‘even more creative, technical and business insights from the best minds in VR/AR’. The event is spread over two days at the Loews Hollywood Hotel – and looks set to deliver as Unity promise with a ‘Made with Unity’ showcase including a VR comic, an AR dance performance and innovative various games.

  1. The first VR Gaming Convention by InVR

A new technology start-up, In Vr, are hosting the first ever gaming convention held entirely in a virtual experience; that means no need to travel and computerized workshops and panels like you’ve never seen before! The creators boast 20,000+ global attendees, bespoke stand designs and a cheaper event overheads. This is our most anticipated upcoming event – the format alone has already sparked interest in the gaming world.

Speakers include Co-Founder of MyDream Interactive, Theo Priestley at HTC Vive and the Award-winning game maker Stephen Dinehart.

Visitors also have the chance to register early and enter a sweepstake to win a HTC Vive.

  1. Tech Crunch Disrupt – New York City May 15-17, 2017

Tech Crunch Disrupt’s ethos is all about  shaking up the tech industry through partnerships with start-ups and a heavy focus on ground-up industry innovation. Speakers include Mike Allen is a co-founder and Executive Editor of Axios.

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  1. Web Summit – Lisbon, November 6-9, 2017

Web Summit is hailed by Forbes as the biggest tech conference in the world, with 650 speakers and 60,000 attendees with the majority being senior management it’s not difficult to see why.

Previous speakers include Co-Founder from Uber, Co-Founder from Twitter and the Founder of Netflix. Have a look at the highlights here:

That’s it for our wrap-up! Which technology events are you eagerly anticipating?



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