Dr. Helen Papagiannis

Augmented Reality doesn’t replace or supplant the physical world; it enhances and is in sync with it.

Augmented Reality Speaker and Author of Augmented Human

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Dr. Helen Papagiannis | Augmented Reality Speaker and Author of Augmented Human
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Dr. Helen Papagiannis is a world-leading expert in the field of Augmented Reality (AR). The author of the brand-new Augmented Human—the first non-technical, accessible book on AR—she reveals how this technological revolution will impact us and our organizations, and the opportunities that lie within this rapidly growing industry. 

Dr. Helen Papagiannis has been working with AR for a decade as a researcher, designer, and technology evangelist. Dr. Papagiannis was named among the NEXT 100 Top Influencers of the Digital Media Industry. She is the former Chief Innovation Officer at Infinity Augmented Reality Inc. and Senior Research Associate at York University’s Augmented Reality Lab.

 

Dr. Papagiannis has presented her interactive work and Ph.D. research at global conferences including TEDx, ISMAR (International Society for Mixed and Augmented Reality), and ISEA (International Symposium for Electronic Art). Her TEDx talk was featured among the Top 10 Talks on Augmented Reality and Gamified Life. Prior to her augmented life, Dr. Papagiannis was a member of the internationally renowned Bruce Mau Design studio where she was project lead on Massive Change: The Future of Global Design, an internationally touring exhibition and best-selling book examining the new inventions, technologies, and events changing the world.    

Speech Topics

Technology
Augmented Human How Technology Is Shaping the New Reality
Our digital future is no longer a distant promise, but a rapidly growing industry. Consider Facebook’s $2 billion acquisition of Virtual Reality headset maker Oculus, Google’s part in leading a $542 million investment in Augmented Reality company Magic Leap, and Microsoft’s introduction of holographic experiences with HoloLens. In this truly cutting-edge talk, Dr. Helen Papagiannis helps us understand the significance of Augmented Reality (AR). What are the opportunities AR presents for business, design, and culture? How can we contribute to and help define this new technological era? And how will it forever change the way we live, work, and play? With great gusto, Dr. Papagiannis leads us head-on into our virtual future.