AUREA Awards Jury: Cathy Hackl, Futurist; Kathleen Cohen, Jury Chair; Tech Humanist, Thomas Wagner, CEO VR Coaster; Frederic Lecompte, Co-Founder Blacklight VR/AR; Frank Govaere, VFX Supervisor UFA Berlin
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Kathleen Cohen

Immersive Design
and Experience Strategist

Kathleen Cohen is a creative, thought leader and an immersive tech humanist as it relates to digital humans, virtual beings, the Metaverse, AI and the next 25 years of development led by media, entertainment, spatial computing, neuroscience, behavioral psychology and ethics. She focuses her work in three areas: Client Engagement, Speaking, and Industry Research.

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Milken Institute 25th Global Conference

Milken Institute 25th Global Conference

The Milken Institute Global Conference convenes the best minds in the world to tackle its urgent challenges and envision its exciting opportunities.

The event brings together individuals with the capital, power, and influence to change the world with those whose expertise and creativity are rethinking health, finance, technology, philanthropy, industry, and media.

Throughout the past two years, the pandemic has transformed the way we convene, collaborate, and connect—sparking both innovation for what’s next and gratitude for what once was. The 25th annual Global Conference will center on the theme of “Celebrating the Power of Connection.”

Join us as we once again engage with our community to share the adversities and achievements of this moment in history—translating lessons learned into building meaningful, healthy, and prosperous lives.

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GatherVerse – A Step Closer to the Metaverse

Launched in 2021, we’re gathering earth’s communities to add collective values to the metaverse.

What is GatherVerse?

A global ecosystem where communities gather, discuss, document and share human centered approaches to the metaverse – where all technical and non technical industries are welcomed and have a voice.

We host a series of events year round and an Annual Summit assembling thought leaders, multi-industry professionals and practitioners to share their ideas collectively on how they view a humanity-first approached metaverse.

Global representatives who arrive, participate and share with their local communities.

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Aurea Award 2022

AUREA is the leading European conference in VR, AR, XR, MR, and immersive entertainment. It’s a global community of leaders at the intersection of immersive technology, a forum for creators to build the products of tomorrow, and a space for for innovators to interact, engage, and learn. We strive to highlight the latest trends, celebrate excellence, and kickstart collaboration. Building on the success of our digital event last year, the 4th annual AUREA Award will combine physical, virtual, and digital formats. The event is presented by Europa-Park, whose industry-leading expertise offers attendees a chance to experience the latest entertainment.

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