Keynote Speakers


Jack Allocco, Emmy Winning Composer for TV Series and Video Shorts

Andrew Ervin

Andrew Ervin, Author of Bit by Bit

Mark Watters, Emmy Award Winning Composer

Guy Whitmore, Composer and Sound Designer

Special Events

Keynote Address by Two-Time Oscar-Winning Director Ang Lee, along with Oscar-nominated Film Editor Tim Squyres, and Techncal Supervisor Ben Gervais

Director Ang Lee and his technical team will be presenting scenes from his groundbreaking 3D 120fps feature Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, and discussing the reasons for shooting in this format, and the challenges that came with it.


Open House at the Strong Museum of Play

Explore the renowned Strong Museum of Play, host to many exhibits featuring interactive and informative exhibits on “play”.  Sign up required.


Special Screening Cock of the Air

Dryden Theater, George Eastman Museum of Photography


Demonstration of Yamaha Active Field Control Audio System

Control of room acoustic condition based on the given room condition.


Big Bright Monster

Dimensional control of light and sound to build immersive experiences. “Monster under the Viaduct” employs a unique 3D projection technology that allows for dimensional projection onto physical objects that are then affected in real time by viewer interactions.


VR/AR Meetup at the Memorial Art Gallery

Come spend an evening/afternoon at Rochester’s Memorial Art Gallery with other VR/AR designers, makers and technologists. Explore the museum with the AR experience.

RSVP requested when registering online.


Optics and Photonics Meetup at the Rochester Museum and Science Center

Tuesday 5:00 – 7:00 – Rochester Museum and Science Center


Open House at MAGIC