Workshop and Lecture Series

The Emerging Media Lab runs workshops and lectures conducted by UBC staff and faculty, as well as experts from other institutions and industry. EML is also a regular participant in the Emerging Media Community of Practice. Find out more on the Emerging Media Community of Practice website.

Upcoming Workshops and Lectures

To stay informed about the next workshop or lecture, sign up for EML’s monthly newsletter or consult our EML Calendar.

Past Workshops and Lectures

Fundamentals of Machine Learning

Fundamentals of Machine Learning Workshop Interested in understanding machine learning and creating your own basic learning model?   Join the Emerging Media Lab and Greg d’Eon for a workshop on the fundamentals of this emerging AI technology. No prior programming experience is needed, and all are welcome!   Date: Wednesday, July 20th from 10:00 to […]

Celebrate Learning Week 2022 with EML

Celebrate Learning Week with EML! As part of the 2022 Celebrate Learning Week, we feature a discussion with EML faculty members currently working with EML on projects that take a step back and first ask, “does it have to be VR?” Join EML Faculty in Residence Jon Festinger of Allard Law and Dr. Lindsay Rogers […]

Git Real – An Introduction to Git Workshop

Git Real – An Introduction to Git EML, CEDaR, and IKBLC are hosting a Git workshop on May 11. This is open to the public and is also for the EML, CEDaR, and Gamifying Forestry teams.   Come join us at Irving K. Barber Learning 3rd Floor Peña Room! Alternatively, you can join via Zoom. […]

Annual Spring Showcase 2022

Annual Spring Showcase 2022 The Emerging Media Lab proudly presents our annual showcase of spring projects, detailing the whys and hows from faculty and developers! Watch the full recording! The landscape of the classroom is changing. Check out how the Emerging Media Lab is innovating educational tools with emerging tech like VR and AR. Learn […]

Emerging Media Lab Drop-in Demo Session – March 9, 2022

Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2022 11:00am – 1:00pm Location: Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 2nd Floor Learning Concourse 1961 East Mall, Vancouver, BC It’s been a long time since we hosted a public drop-in demo session, but we’re back! Have you ever used virtual reality? Are you interested in seeing what UBC students and faculty […]

Annual Summer Showcase 2021

Annual Summer Showcase 2021 The landscape of the classroom is changing. Check out how the Emerging Media Lab is innovating educational tools with emerging tech like VR and AR. Learn about our projects from the creators themselves, from ideation to prototype and beyond. Believe tech is limited to the hard sciences? Think again! We have […]

Annual Spring Showcase 2021

The landscape of the classroom is changing. Check out how the Emerging Media Lab is innovating educational tools with emerging tech like VR and AR. Learn about our projects from the creators themselves, from ideation to prototype and beyond.

EML’s First Online Showcase – September 2020

EML’s First Online Showcase – September 2020 The Emerging Media Lab proudly presents our showcase of summer and spring projects, detailing the whys and hows from faculty and developers! In the memory of our late colleague, Kirk Karasin, Former EML Supervisor. The landscape of the classroom is changing. Check out how the Emerging Media Lab […]

Storytelling Fundamentals and Narrative Design for Traditional & New Media

What makes for a memorable story? Why does it stick with us even after the experience is over? How does it happen in movies, video games, and VR? Join award-winning writer and narrative designer Arthur Protasio as he answers these questions in this immersive storytelling workshop! Learn storytelling fundamentals and the challenges in crafting content […]

3D Modelling in Maya

Metanaut's 3D artist, Sarah Roland, will go over the basics of Maya and walk through some tutorials.