Event Date: March 22nd thru the 26th
Location: Laval, France - Salle Polyvalente, Place de Hercé
Laval Virtual is one of the most important events in Europe showcasing innovations and new technologies. Virtual reality and augmented reality are the core to the show. With more than 150 exhibitors and 40 countries represented, Laval Virtual is essential for professionals, students, tech enthusiasts and curious novices.
Laval Virtual was founded in 1999 by François d’Aubert’s momentum, former MP and mayor of Laval and Secretary of State for Research. The first edition was a huge success with more than 8000 participants and many Japanese universities. Laval became a major player in technologies. Over the years, Laval Virtual diversified and included augmented reality, interactive 3D and robotics.
In 2013, the number of exhibitors increases by 20%. In 2014, the surface area grew by 1000m² and in 2016 the whole area was 5500m².
Event Date: May 02-05, Stuttgart, Germany
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Beyond the Screen
FMX is Europe’s most influential conference dedicated to Digital Visual Arts, Technologies, and Business.
Every year, VFX specialists, Animation experts as well as Games and Transmedia talents come to FMX to present cutting edge achievements, state of the art tools and pipelines, fascinating real time technologies, spectacular immersive experiences, innovative business models and more. More recently they have been joined by VR, AR, and 360° creatives who have introduced a new dimension into movie making and, more general, into entertainment. Every single one of them defines the diverse scope of the Conference program. Their contributions are complemented by the Marketplace that allows visitors to get their hands on the latest innovations of industry-leading companies and start-ups. Workshops, Masterclasses and Company Suites dig even deeper into the learnings of international companies. To round things off, top-notch studios and service providers scout talent at the Recruiting Hub and international schools present their best projects on the School Campus.
FMX is one of the world’s premier conferences to meet with the most influential players in the field. The overall organization and the intimate yet international size of the event offer professionals and students from the digital arts communities a great platform to mingle, network, and share insights about Art, Technologies and Business, at the highest level.