304 Overcoming Barriers in Augmented Reality
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Wednesday, July 26
Moving your organization forward with new approaches to learning and development can be challenging—especially when the new approaches involve nontraditional ideas or technologies. Our Overcoming Barriers sessions bring together people who have already walked this path to share what they have learned. Join our panel of experts as they discuss how you can overcome the most common barriers to incorporating augmented reality into your training and development programs.
Novice to advanced designers, developers, managers, and executives.
discussed in this session:
Augmented reality platforms, including multiple types of hardware and software.
Bianca Woods (Host)
Customer Advocacy Manager
Bianca Woods is a customer advocacy manager at Articulate. Her past experience includes working on the community and event programming for the Learning Guild, learning and communications roles at BMO Financial Group, and teaching art. Bianca is passionate about how visual design and multimedia can help people learn, loves test-driving new technology, and collects photos of bizarre warning signs.
Program Manager, Technical Curriculum
Amazon Web Services
Myra is an L&D thought leader who brings a unique mix of technical, business, and adult education expertise to the game. She is a TEDx speaker, author, and technical designer who has won awards for her learning designs. Her superpower is her natural ability to make complex technical subjects easy to understand by breaking them down in a way that makes it easy to consume and move forward with action. She strives to evoke transformation by doing her part to decolonize technology. Myra works at Amazon and she has earned a Bachelor of Computer Science, MSEd, and an MBA.
Neal Rowland is a curriculum manager in the education services division at Plex Systems. Beyond leading the changes and pushing the envelope of educational delivery, he is a certified project management professional (PMP), agile project manager (PMI-ACP), and IT service manager (ITIL Expert). Neal has authored books, courses, and web videos on those certification topics, as well as delivery training worldwide.
AR and Mobile Developer
Steve Richey is a software developer at Float focusing on mobile, augmented reality, and machine learning. He was the lead developer on Cydalion, an application that uses the Tango sensors on select Android devices to provide navigational assistance to people who are blind or visually impaired. Steve has also done AR research for the US Department of Defense, crafting a holistic solution for challenges faced by users in operational environments for the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO). Before joining Float, Steve was a nuclear electrician in the US Navy and earned his MBA at Illinois State University.