Community Member Spotlight – Dr. Ray Hsu

We are continuing our member spotlight series with a key speaker for REVOLUTION 2017: Engaging Human Creativity, taking time and place tomorrow, Thursday June 8th at the VSO School of Music and The Annex. If you haven’t already, you can register here. Who is this speaker? Let’s find out! Thanks … [Read more]

Gathering #2: Lightning Talks! – Announced!

That was a lot of exclamation marks – but hey, we’ve got Lightning Talks! And this is just announced! We think our excitement is justified, and we hope you’re excited too. Last month, all of you brought your passion and enthusiasm. We were so happy with the turn out, but … [Read more]

Vancouver VR Community Monthly Recap – May 2017 Edition

This month was a heck of a ride for the local community from major announcements to the newly minted YVRFF to the return of CVR. Our community hosted its first event at Radical.io and in less than a week, the max capacity attendance and enthusiasm floored our team. We’re excited … [Read more]

Community Member Spotlight – Rhys Patterson

A few weeks ago, we met the woman behind CVR, and today we’re meeting with Rhys Patterson, a software engineer who is starting to create and develop for VR. We are so passionate and interested in how VR as a medium is going to be shaped by all sorts of … [Read more]

Gathering #1: The Alpha Beta Session – Announced!

It was so awesome to see some familiar faces from our Facebook Group, Discord, and our Twitter at CVR 2017. Even some of our friends that we met on Reddit were all the way from Beirut and hugs and high fives were given! A lot of us forge wonderful friendships … [Read more]

Community Member Spotlight – Anne-Marie Enns

We feel like the community knows a lot about our team, but it’s time that we hand the mic to you. Every couple of weeks, we hope to showcase our community members in our new “Community Member Spotlight” series. Whether you’re a VR enthusiast just getting into VR, or if … [Read more]

It’s Official: We are live

After almost two months of planning, impulsive sticker ordering, logo designing, writing, and meeting, our team is proud to present: the Vancouver VR Community online platform. We dedicate this to the local VR community because your enthusiasm and work have inspired us. Vancouver is known for its cheap sushi, yoga … [Read more]

(CLOSED) Contest Giveaway: CVR 2017 Tickets

Edit: This contest is now closed. Thanks to all that entered! The awesome folks over at Consumer VR Convention are sponsoring our Vancouver VR Community web launch with a bunch of tickets for us to give to our members. And in the spirit of Oprah, we want to take you … [Read more]

(CLOSED) Contest Giveaway: YVRFF 2017 Gala Night Tickets

Edit: This contest is now closed. Thanks to all that entered! It’s a moment in history: Vancouver is getting its very own virtual reality film festival and you can bring a friend along for the ride. Inspired by Amsterdam’s pop-up VR cinema, Vancouver Virtual Reality Film Festival is a two … [Read more]