Upcoming Events

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be hosting any in-person events at this time. We appreciate your understanding.

Please check back for updates on virtual events coming this summer.

Past Events

Motion Sickness in VR: Causes, Characteristics and Treatments.

Emerging Media Lab Lecture Series “Motion Sickness in Virtual Reality”   Ever wonder why you get a little sick when you put on a VR headset? Turns out there’s a science behind it and it’s not quite like regular motion sickness. KITE scientist and psychology professor from Ryerson University Dr. Behrang Keshavarz will explain the phenomenon and how you […]

Emerging Media Lab Summer Showcase 2019

Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2019| 2:00PM – 5:00PM Location: Irving K. Barber Learning Center, Vancouver Campus |1961 East Mall   The Emerging Media Lab (EML) is proud to present the annual Summer Showcase on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. UBC students, staff and faculty will have the opportunity to try […]

Staging VR, AR and MR in Public Spaces

Lecturer: Dr. Patrick Pennefather | Department of Theatre and Film; Centre for Digital Media Date: Thursday, July 25, 2019| 1:00PM – 3:00PM Location: UBC Studios | 0110-2329 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4     The popularity of emerging technologies and new ways to experience virtual worlds continues to grow. This talk will center on […]

Emerging Media Lab: VR Game Day

Take a break from your IKBLC study session and come to our Library space for a quick break in virtual reality! To help you de-stress before or after your exams, we’ll be hosting a VR Game Day on Monday, April 15th from 12:00pm – 4:00pm. There will be four different stations that you can try out! Bring yourself or a couple of friends too!