SoCalVR Meetup

A tight-knit community for all AR/VR/MR enthusiasts.


7:00 - 7:30 PM

Networking and demos of some new and exciting games for the HTC Vive. This will be a great chance for you to try out VR if you haven't before. 

7:30 - 8:15 PM

In this talk, UX Design & Gamification Strategist Edward Moore shares his insights and experiences within the emerging field of Virtual Reality User Experience and how the rules of human computer interaction are rapidly changing.  With helpful anecdotes and information gained from multiple years of working on VR projects, Ed will share an overview of the current VR market, tactics for emerging VR UX design conventions and best practices, how to leverage video game engines for rapid prototyping of VR experiences, and more!

Ed is 18+ year veteran design leader from the retail video game industry, with 12+ years of specialization in strategic UX Design. In August 2014, he transitioned into self-employment and founded AMPED-UX, a user experience design consultancy. AMPED-UX offers a variety of strategic services, including UX Design, Gamification, and UX Mentorship and Training for clients and startups working on VR, mobile, web, digital marketing, and gaming projects.

8:15 - 9:00 PM

We'll invite attendees to introduce themselves on the stage for those looking for a gig, for devs/artists/partners, etc. Also, more networking time!