Keynote speaker for 2020 Business Conference announced

On March 12, 2020, Sheridan’s Pilon School of Business will be hosting its 3rd annual Business Conference at its Hazel McCallion Campus (HMC) in Mississauga. The conference will have AR expert and technology evangelist, Dr. Helen Papagiannis, as it’s keynote speaker.

Meet keynote speaker, Dr. Helen Papagiannis

Keynote Speaker, Dr. Helen Papagiannis

Helen Papagiannis is a leading expert in Augmented Reality (AR) and has been working with the medium for over a decade. As a researcher, designer, and technology evangelist, Papagiannis feels that AR transforms the way we interact with the world at large. She is often heard speaking about the endless applications of the technology, discussing how AR can amplify human intelligence as well as improve the health and accessibility of others.

With over 14 years of experience, Papagiannis has worked as a Chief Innovation Office (CIO) at Infinity AR Inc. and Senior Research Associate at York University’s Augmented Reality Lab in the Department of Film, Faculty of Fine Art. She has also presented her interactive work and Ph.D. research at conferences around the globe, including TEDx, ISMAR (International Society for Mixed and Augmented Reality), SXSW (South by Southwest), and AWE (Augmented World Expo).

In 2018, Papagiannis was named 1 of 8 influential pioneers in AR and VR who are shaping the next wave of computing by AWE. Papagiannis is also the author of Augmented Human: How Technology is Shaping the New Reality. In the book, she discusses how AR is evolving, where the opportunities are, and the future of the technology.

Advancing AR for Humanity at AWE 2015

Interested in hearing more from Helen Papagiannis?

Register now for the 2020 Business Conference. Space is limited, so make sure you register early in order to reserve your spot!

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