Superpowers to Change the World
AR and VR are bringing superpowers to the people and this year we are on a mission to highlight how to use these Superpowers to Change the World.
AWE (Augmented World Expo) is the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to AR (augmented reality) and VR (virtual reality).
The event takes place in Santa Clara, California bringing together a mix of CEOs, CTOs, designers, developers, creative agencies, futurists, analysts, investors, and top press in a fantastic opportunity to learn, inspire, partner, and experience first hand the most exciting industry of our times.
AR and VR are bringing superpowers to the people and this year we are on a mission to highlight how to use these Superpowers to Change the World. This year’s conference and expo will showcase speakers, startups and organizations who are using AR & VR to drive economic growth, encourage empathy and collaboration, democratize healthcare and education, and promote sustainability in the world.
Our AWEsome Program
AWE USA 2017 features three full days of on-stage content including our keynote stage, developer workshops and tracks for investors, buyers, designers and tech enthusiasts.
Our stage tracks include:
Inspire: our main stage keynote talks by inspiring thought leaders who are exploring how AR and VR are bringing Superpowers to Change the World
Design: lectures and discussion on the new user interfaces and design thinking unique to AR & VR
Develop: developer workshops on the latest hardware, tools and SDKs to develop for AR/VR platforms
Work: use cases and discussions on the impact of AR and VR on the enterprise
Life: conversations and presentations on how AR and VR is changing education, healthcare, travel and tourism, news and media and more
Startup Pitches: hear pitches from startups innovating in AR & VR
The AWE Expo
AWE USA 2017 features over 100,000 square feet of exhibitor space in the Santa Clara Convention Centre.
This year’s expo floor will showcase:
Consumer Pavilion - featuring AR/VR solutions in branding, marketing, social, travel & sports and more
Enterprise Pavilion - featuring AR/VR solutions in automotive, oil & gas, construction, aerospace and more
Interaction Pavilion - featuring eye-tracking, controllers, haptics and other methods to interact in this new wave of computing
Tools Pavilion - featuring 3D capture tools, SDKs, computer vision platforms and other companies equipping developers and designers with the tools they need to create in AR/VR
Startup Alley - featuring startups in AR/VR
AWE by the Numbers
8th year in the USA
Over 100,000 sq. ft. expo
3-day conference + 2-day expo
6 speaker tracks
Exhibitor / Sponsor Information:
Now in its 8th year, AWE is again assembling the top innovators - from the hottest startups to Fortune 500 - to showcase the best augmented world experiences in all aspects of life and work: from entertainment and brand engagement, to enterprise and industrial, urban and architecture, education and training, automotive and navigation, government, and commerce.
AWE 2016 was the largest ever exposition of Augmented Reality and Wearable Technology with nearly 200 exhibitors, 200 speakers, and 4000 attendees! The press dubbed it “The Consumer Electronics Show of the Future. The increasingly Near Future” (USA Today).
AWE USA ‘17 is poised to set a new record and draw over 5000 AR+VR Professionals from all over the world: a mix of CEOs, CTOs, designers, developers, creative agencies, futurists, analysts, investors, and top press - and offer a fantastic opportunity to learn, inspire, partner, and experience first hand the most exciting industry of our times.
The AWE 2017 Program will include mind-blowing keynotes by industry luminaries, classes and tutorials, products and startup demos, the largest collection of industry case studies, The Auggie Award Competition, a mixer reception, talks by 250 industry leaders covering business, technology and design - and over 100,000 square foot of exhibits!
Do not miss the opportunity to position your company in this world - changing industry, and create awareness among fortune 1000 companies, potential buyers, partners, investors, and the media.
AugmentedReality.org is a 501 (c) non-profit organization with institutional supporters and individual members from across the world.
We nurture and catalyze the global transformation of the industry by -
Educating and boosting awareness about the real power of AR - Join us at AWE and many industry events
Connecting the best talent around the world with the best in AR - Contact us for free advice and a network of mentors
Accelerating AR initiatives and incubating startups to market - Join our accelerator, we'll help you launch
AR.ORG unites hundreds of companies, and thousands of entrepreneurs, engineers and designers - committed to advancing Augmented Reality - an emerging technology that digitizes interaction with the physical world.