Layered Realities Weekend, 5G Showcase

Layered Realities Weekend 5G Showcase

Event

Please note: this event finished in March 2018

Come and explore the future potential of next generation wireless connectivity (5G) through a series of free events ranging from augmented reality theatre, to a virtual reality dance piece to a spectacular audiovisual installation and a programme of critical talks and demonstrations.


Layered Realities Weekend 5G Showcase programme

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Previous Events in this programme

Tim Kindberg - Experiences for Crowds 5G Fellowship Talks

Tim Kindberg - Experiences for Crowds
Sat 17 March 12:00
Talk
Tim Kindberg considers what types of experiences people can have when using mobile phones simultaneously, en masse: how they are designed, what people are prepared to do, and what type of coordination is involved.

Tim Kindberg - Experiences for Crowds 5G Fellowship Talks

Tim Kindberg - Experiences for Crowds
Sat 17 March 12:00
Talk
Tim Kindberg considers what types of experiences people can have when using mobile phones simultaneously, en masse: how they are designed, what people are prepared to do, and what type of coordination is involved.

ginger coons - 5G for Social Good 5G Fellowship Talks

ginger coons - Ubiquitous Monsters
Sat 17 March 13:00
Talk
ginger coons will explore what might happen to privacy and (in)equality in a 5G future, imagining how these issues could be exacerbated in a future of 'ubiquitous computing'.

Jake Applebee - What is the future of music as a cultural experience? 5G Fellowship Talks

Jake Applebee - What is the future of music as a cultural experience?
Sat 17 March 14:00
Talk
Jake Applebee, co-founder of Crack Magazine, discusses the possibilities 5G might present in the music industry, from live-streaming to virtual reality, augmented reality and more.

Stuart Nolan - Reaching out - Touch and 5G 5G Fellowship Talks

Stuart Nolan - How does the future of touch link with 5G?
Sat 17 March 15:00
Talk
Stuart Nolan explores and questions how 5G can impact our sense of physical, mental and emotional connection: what does it mean for imagination, synchronicity, empathy, knowledge and touch?

Dimitra Simeonidou - Bristol 5G Testbed: Opportunities for Digital Transformation 5G Fellowship Talks

Dimitra Simeonidou - Bristol 5G Testbed: Opportunities for Digital Transformation
Sat 17 March 16:00
Talk
In this talk Professor Dimitra Simeonidou, Director of the Smart Internet Lab at University of Bristol, will explore questions such as: what is 5G? Why do we need it? And what will the 5G future look like?

Smart Internet Lab Demonstrations

Smart Internet Lab Demonstrations
Sat 17 - Sun 18 March
Drop-in
In addition to the Layered Realities 5G Showcase Weekend programme, The Smart Internet Lab, led by Professor Dimitra Simeonidou, has also created a series of experimental demonstrations which showcase an array of trailblazing 5G technologies.

Playable City Commissions

Playable City Commissions
Sat 17 - Sun 18 March
Event
As part of the Layered Realities Weekend 5G Showcase we are presenting two of our Playable City Commissions; Stop Smile Stroll and Shadowing which play with the idea of Layered Realities and the ways technology can bring new life to our cities.

Billennium Square (After Ballard)

Billennium Square (After Ballard)
Sat 17 - Sun 18 March
Event
Imagine the future of Millennium Square in this theatrical guided tour where you can take a walk through time, watching as future architecture appears before your eyes and hearing what different worlds may sound like.

From the light of the fire, our dancing shadows

From the light of the fire, our dancing shadows
Sat 17 - Sun 18 March
Event
Choose to be a witness or a player and explore two sides of a beautiful, poetic VR world in Kaleider's experimental experience.

Millennium Constellations

Millennium Constellations
Sat 17 - Sun 18 March
Event
This fantastic projected spectacle of 3D-like visuals, projected on to a screen of water, explores the way technology changes our perception of the world. Come and experience it as night falls...

About The Bristol 5G Test Network

The Bristol 5G test network is led by the Smart Internet Lab at the University of Bristol and the Layered Realities Weekend is part of this research and testing.

Smart Internet Lab has secured funds to establish ‘5GUK Test Networks’ a national asset, funded by the UK Government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) ‘5GUK Test Networks’. The Layered Realities weekend, 5G showcase brings together the University of Bristol’s Smart Internet Lab and Watershed, We The Curious, BT, Nokia, Zeetta, Cambridge Communications Systems, PureLiFi and BiO.

The Layered Realities Weekend, 5G Showcase is produced by Watershed on behalf of the Smart Internet Lab, University of Bristol.