Vienna 2017: Speakers

The International Virtual Reality Photography Association Conference

Speakers and Presenters for Vienna 2017 - IVRPA 360° Virtual Reality Panoramic Photography & 360° Video Conference. More speakers will be announced here shortly.


Alexandre Jenny

Alexandre Jenny Kolor - Gopro

Alexandre Jenny, Senior Director Immersive Media Solutions @ GoPro and founder of Kolor who recently joined GoPro, creator of the most versatile action camera, will share his vision and roadmap about the future of Immersive Media Industry.

Joost Nieuwenhuijse

Joost Nieuwenhuijse PTGui

In 2000, when trying to create a panoramic photo, Joost stumbled upon Helmut Dersch's Panorama Tools and decided to create a graphical user interface for it. In the following 15 years PTGui has evolved into a full featured, blazing fast panoramic stitching application. Joost holds an MSc degree in Electrical Engineering from Delft University in…

Greg Downing xRez Studio

Greg Downing specializes in image-based 3D technologies and computational photography techniques. His photographic work has been displayed in some of the worlds most prestigious museums including the MoMA New York, American Museum of Natural History, the Cincinnati Art Museum, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, The Tech Museum, Computer History Museum, Ars Electronica, Art…

Matthias Taugwalder

Matthias Taugwalder CONCEPT360 GmbH

Born 1981, grown up in Zermatt/Switzerland in the heart of the Swiss Alps. Started shooting panoramas in 1999. Has been working since 2010 in the field of using 360 degree content for corporate apps and news media. Studies in Editorial Photography at MAZ - the Swiss Journalist School in Lucerne/Switzerland; Master Studies in Business Informatics…

Joby Catto

Joby Catto Anti Limited

Joby Catto has been a digital design professional for 20 years. He became interested in producing 360° imagery initially to support image-based lighting and reflection maps while working as a 3D visualiser in the mid 2000s, but was bitten by the panoramic bug. He’s since delivered 360° solutions for commercial clients in a broad range…

Thomas Rauscher

Thomas Rauscher Garden Gnome Software

After starting with computer graphics at age 13, I took a detour into to electronics and databases. But, my first digital camera, The World Wide Panorama project and PanoTools reignited my interest in computer graphics which spurred me to create my first panorama software Pano2QTVR. Ten years later and my team and I continue to…

Tessa Schlechtriem

Tessa Schlechtriem Skizzie | TessaScape

Tessa specialises in visual branding and narrative illustrations. Her motto is: “Please allow me to illustrate your point!” She holds a M.A. degree in Image Synthesis and Computer Animation. Her panoramic photographer husband got her hooked on panoramas.


Call for Speakers

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