Such is the demand from our audience for Q&A time with our industry experts at VR World, we have opened up a visionary meetup area at the show where senior audience members, VIPs, paid attendees and speakers will have the opportunity to address any questions they have pre or post-presentation.

These meetups will be organised according to industry, and will be held in the VIP and speaker lounge.

Day 1
1020 - 1100
Healthcare and Pharma
VRtuoso Discussion Leaders
Jonas Bostrom, Principal Scientist, AstraZeneca
Stephen Docherty, Chief Information Officer & Chair London CIO Council, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Gerard Lambe, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Martin Moth, Digital Tools Lead, NHS Choices
Nadine Hachach-Haram, NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Fellow, Plastic Surgery Registrar at NHS
Alex Matei, Digital Health Manager, Nuffield Health
1220 - 1300
Marketing and Retail
Arijana Walcott, Director of Consumer Business Development, Swisscom
Gregory Hough, Digital Projects Manager – Shopper Science Lab, GSK
Gary Favell, CEO, Bathstore
Paul Hannah, Creative Director Future Concepts, Airbus
1440 - 1520
Education and Training
Sarah Jones, Deputy Head of School of Media & Performing Arts, Coventry University
Dr MariCarmen Gil Ortega, Programme Leader MA Education in Virtual Worlds, University of the West of England
Mark Christian, Global Director Immersive Learning, Pearson
Joanna Webb, Immersive Learning Design Manager, Pearson
Brian Waterfield, Virtual Reality & High-end Visualisation Technical Lead, Land Rover
1600 - 1640
Steve Dann, Founder & CEO, Amplified Robot
Jamieson Brettle, Product Manager, Google
Pete Daukintis, Tech Evangelist, Microsoft
Luciana Se, Chief Evangelist, AVR & Racefully
Dave Ranyard, Founder and CEO, Dream Reality Interactive
Day 2
1020 - 1100
TV, Media and Publishing
VRtuoso Discussion Leaders
Avril Furness, Director, Black Dog Films
Matt Simmonds, Creative Director of Video Content, Telegraph Media Group
Derek Koenig, Head of Creative - SVP, Discovery Communications
Andy Gower, Head of Interactive TV Research, BT
Emilio Vacca, Director - Mobile, The Telegraph
Oliver Steeds, Mission Director, Nekton
Stewart Rogers, Director - Marketing Technology, Venturebeat
1220 - 1300
Investment, Incubation and Acceleration
Marija Butkovic, Digital Marketing and PR Strategist and Co-founder, Women of Wearables
Coen Sanderink, Business Developer, Brabantse Ontwikkelings Maatschappij (BOM)
Gonzalo Martinez de Azagra, Head of Israel, Samsung Venture Investment Corporation
Rob Crossley, Head of Games & Digital, Creative England
1440 - 1520
Construction and Engineering
Chris Freeman, Technical Lead - AR, AMRC
David Miller, CEO, David Miller Architects
Jamie Hillier, Pre Construction Director, Kier Construction
Vladimir Vorotovic, Lead Modelling Specialist, Transport for London
Marcel Pooke, Modelling & Visualisation Manager, Transport for London
Scott Ellis, Architect & BIM Manager, Aros Architects
1600 - 1640
Culture and Heritage
Sarah Ellis, Head of Digital Development, Royal Shakespeare Company
Ben Vickers, Curator of Digital, Serpentine Galleries
Tom Nelson, Creative Producer, Royal Opera House