January 5, 2023
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
“Snap Back to Reality, Here Comes Gravity”—join us for the first episode of our new event series: Human After All.
At this new event series, hosted by Design Disciplin and ATÖLYE, we will be exploring the visions for the future around interaction design, digital design, and experience design; bringing an international cohort of experts and pioneers to ATÖLYE’s IRL space in Istanbul, to engage and participate in meaningful dialogue.
The first event of the series will focus on the current state and future of VR, AR, XR, metaverse, and ethics with our guest speaker Timmy Ghiurau, Innovation Leader at Volvo Cars, to explore the future of human-computer interactions.
Join us on January 5 at 6:30 PM TRT at ATÖLYE!
About the Speaker
Timmy Ghiurau (@itzik009) is an Innovation Leader focused on metaverse and virtual experiences at Volvo Cars, as well as co-founder of The Point Labs and an investor in tech and fashion startups.
Timmy is an expert in technologies around virtual and augmented reality – including 3D graphics, simulations, and eye tracking – as well as their applications as enablers for self-driving cars and UX research.
In the past, Timmy has worked with the game engine company Unity as well as the Danish eye-tracking start-up The Eye Tribe (later acquired by Facebook’s VR division Oculus), where his work resulted in key patents in VR graphics. He holds a Master’s degree in Innovative Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship from Aalborg University in Copenhagen, regularly advises both tech and fashion companies, and helps Volvo Cars’ Tech Fund with spotting new opportunities in tech start-ups.
Visit Timmy’s public profile on LinkedIn.
About Design Disciplin
Design Disciplin (produced by Dr. Mehmet Aydın Baytaş.) is a new kind of institution for design research and creative growth, providing a resource and community for design and innovation publishing a reference-grade stream of resources in video, podcast, and editorial formats to illuminate the multiverse of design on the future of creative work.
The Design Disciplin Community comprises creators, thinkers, builders, and leaders who convene digitally to collaborate on contemporary challenges with an Advisory Service helping aspiring designers and innovative thinkers map out their own disciplines of creative work.
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