Immers-eXpo: Present and Future of Mixed Reality Research

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Immers-eXpo: Present and Future of Mixed Reality Research

Friday 19 May 2023, 1.30pm - 7pm BST

Free in-person event (including refreshments and drinks) | Registration required


Curious about virtual/augmented reality or the metaverse? Interested in trying the latest technology and meeting its pioneers? Intrigued to learn how this technology can be harnessed in academic research?


Then join us for the Immers-eXpo: Present and Future of Mixed Reality Research, the yearly showcase of immersive technologies in Oxford. This 5th anniversary edition of the event will bring to Oxford industry leaders as well as academics who pioneer the use of this technology in research. The event will feature live demonstrations, stalls, and opportunities to network. Lightning talks given by academic and industry leaders will introduce participants to the use of immersive technologies in a variety of disciplines including education, medicine, robotics, mental health, cultural heritage, performance arts and more.


Programme overview:

13:30-14:30: Registration and Refreshments

14:30-15:30: Academic talks

15:30-16:30: Stalls, live demonstrations and tea

16:30-17:30: Industry and academic talks

17:30-19:00: Networking and drinks



Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt - Principal of Jesus College

Professor Giuseppe Pezzini - Associate Professor of Latin Language and Literature

Professor Shankar Srinivas - Zeitlyn Fellow and Tutor in Medicine

Professor Krupali Krusche - Associate Professor, Director DHARMA Lab, and Director DVARCA Lab

Professor Ben Seymour - Professor of Clinical Neuroscience

Dr Kathryn Eccles - Senior Research Fellow

Dr Anant Jani - Oxford Martin Fellow

Dr Chang Liu - CEO, Chief Designer at Extended Robotics

Dr Betina Ip - Hugh Price Fellow in Neuroscience

Shu Wei - Doctoral Student, Oxford Cognitive Approaches to Psychosis

Lena Zlock - Doctoral Student, Department of Education


Where is the event?

This event will take place in the Cheng Kar Shun Digital Hub at Jesus College. The Hub entrance is on Market Street (opposite Wagamama). The Hub is fully accessible, with lifts to the main event space. If you have any accessibility requirements, please do contact


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The event is organized by the Oxford X-Reality Hub in collaboration with the Jesus College Cheng Kar Shun Digital Hub and is kindly sponsored by MPLS Enterprise.

For more information, contact


(en)coding Heritage Network, TORCH Networks