AUGMENTED AND VIRTUAL REALITY INNOVATION ACADEMY

Spring 2019 Sessions

Overview: The following AR/VR Developer Series are offered over four weeks to help engage potential participants, community and university stakeholders in the startup of offering a VR Innovation Academy at UMKC.

Session 1- Week 1: Innovation and Augmented and Virtual Reality March 4-7, 5:30-8:30pm M-Th

Session 2- Week 2: Introduction to Augmented and Virtual Reality Applications April 1-4, 5:30-8:30pm M-Th

Session 3 – Week 3: Creating Learning Content using Creator AVR April 22-25, 5:30-8:30pm M-Th

Session 4- Week 4: Implementing VR and AR in your Business May 6-9, 5:30-8:30pm M-Th

Open House

We invite you to attend our Open House and see the new facility before Spring 2019 Sessions begin.  Open House attendance is free, but you must sign up for a time slot to attend.

Tuesday, February 26

4:30-5:30 PM  SIGN UP

5:30-6:30 PM  SIGN UP

6:30-7:30 PM  SIGN UP

CURRENT SECTION

Spring 2019 Sessions:  AR/VR Developer series

DATES: Four weeks of M-Th evenings, see schedule and times above

FEE: $1000 for the four week series.  In the event the primary participant cannot attend, seats are transferrable to others from your company or organization.

LOCATION:  UMKC School of Computing and Engineering, Flarsheim Hall, Room 463, 5100 Rockhill Rd., Kansas City, MO 64110

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Friday, March 1 or until class meets capacity

COURSE MODULES

Read full details about the course schedule, content and learning objectives by clicking on UMKC Augmented and Virtual Reality Innovation Academy Spring 2019 Sessions.

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ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS

Seats have been reserved for industry participants in the inaugural series, taking place in our new Virtual and Augmented Reality developer lab.  Course participants will learn from experts in the field of AR/VR and will develop and enhance their skills through real-world examples from local and/or global industries.  If you or your company or organization is involved in, or plans to become involved in, VR and AR, this is a fantastic opportunity to test the waters in our brand new VR/AR facility.  Can’t attend all the classes?  Send a colleague in your place.  Your seat is reserved especially for your company or organization.

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATION

Beginning Fall 2019, the VR/AR Innovation Academy will offer Course 1  Virtual and Augmented Reality: Theory and Practice.  For those completing Course 1, an EON Certified Developer Level 1 Certificate will be awarded.

Course 2 is planned for Spring 2020.  For those completing both phases of the program (Course 1 and Course 2), an EON Certified Developer Level 2 Certificate with specializations of Generalist, 2D/3D Artist or Developer will be awarded.

EON CERTIFICATIONS

CONTACT

Christina S. Davis, M.S.

Director of Continuing Education

School of Computing and Engineering

547B Flarsheim Hall, 5110 Rockhill, Kansas City, MO 64110

816-235-1262 | davischristina@umkc.edu