Sessions with Oculus engineers and designers
Connect with other Oculus developers
Help define the future of virtual reality
1755 N Highland Ave,
Hollywood, CA 90028
Los Angeles Airport
1 World Way,
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Oculus Connect: Building the First Rift Development KitNirav Patel
Nirav Patel discusses Building the First Rift Development Kit at Oculus Connect.
Oculus Connect: The Human Visual System and the RiftRichard Yao
Richard Yao's discussion on The Human Visual System and the Rift at Oculus Connect.
Oculus Connect: The Value of VR for Professional ApplicationsSebastian Kuntz
Sebastian Kuntz discusses The Value of VR for professional applications at Oculus Connect.
Oculus Connect Keynote: Brendan Iribe and Nate MitchellBrendan Iribe and Nate Mitchell
Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe and VP of Product Nate Mitchell officially open Connect with their Keynote discussing Oculus, the Gear VR, and the newest prototype: Crescent Bay.
Oculus Connect Keynote: Michael AbrashMichael Abrash
Oculus Chief Scientist Michael Abrash discusses perception in virtual reality, the future of VR, and what that means for developers.
Oculus Connect Keynote: John CarmackJohn Carmack
Oculus CTO John Carmack discusses the Gear VR and shares development stories at Oculus Connect.
Oculus Connect Keynote: Future of VR PanelPalmer Luckey, John Carmack, Michael Abrash, Atman Binstock, and Nate Mitchell
Palmer Luckey, John Carmack, Michael Abrash, Atman Binstock, and Nate Mitchell sit down to discuss the future of VR and answer questions from developers at Oculus Connect.
Oculus Connect: Mastering the Oculus SDKMichael Antonov and Volga Aksoy
Michael Antonov and Volga Aksoy's discussion on Developing with Oculus: Mastering the Oculus SDK.
Oculus Connect: Developing VR Experiences with the Oculus RiftTom Forsyth
Tom Forsyth discusses Developing VR Experiences with the Oculus Rift at Oculus Connect.
Oculus Connect: Integrating the Oculus Rift into Unreal Engine 4Nick Whiting and Nick Donaldson
Nick Whiting and Nick Donaldson from Epic Games discuss Lessons from integrating the Oculus Rift into Unreal Engine 4 at Oculus Connect.
Oculus Connect: Learning from Lucky's TaleDan Hurd and Paul Bettner
Learning from Lucky's Tale discussion with Design Director Dan Hurd and CEO Paul Bettner from Playful at Oculus Connect.
Oculus Connect: 360 Degree Filmmaking for VRKamal Sinclair, Chris Milk, Paul Raphaël, and Ikrima Elhassen
Kamal Sinclair, Chris Milk, Paul Raphaël, and Ikrima Elhassen discuss 360-degree Filmmaking for VR at Oculus Connect.
Oculus Connect: Elevating Your VRTom Heath
Tom Heath discusses Elevating Your VR at Oculus Connect.
Oculus Connect: Getting Started With Gear VRMax Cohen and Ryan Rutherford
Max Cohen and Ryan Rutherford discuss getting started with Gear VR at Oculus Connect.
Oculus Connect: Introduction to Audio in VRBrian Hook
Audio Engineer, Brian Hook, discusses introducing Audio in Virtual Reality at Oculus Connect.
Oculus Connect: Film and Storytelling in VREugene Chung, Robert Stromberg, John Gaeta, Saschka, and Kim Liberi
Oculus Director of Film and Media, Eugene Chung, moderates a panel for Film and Storytelling in VR with Robert Stromberg, John Gaeta, Saschka, and Kim Liberi at Oculus Connect.
- What is Oculus Connect?
Oculus Connect is a virtual reality developers conference hosted by Oculus, which aims to bring together VR developers across a variety of platforms and mediums to share, connect and collaborate in the interest of creating the best VR experiences.
- When is Oculus Connect?
Oculus Connect is Friday, September 19th and Saturday, September 20th. Event hours are 5pm-8pm on Friday and 8am to midnight Saturday. Event schedule forth-coming.
- Where is Oculus Connect?
Oculus Connect will take place at the Loews Hollywood Hotel 1755 N Highland Ave, Hollywood, CA 90028. A special event hotel room rate is available to attendees and reservations are to be made no later than Monday, August 25th by calling 1-855-563-9749 or online.
- How much is Oculus Connect?
Accepted applicants will be able to purchase tickets for $249.
- Who should attend?
Anyone with an interest in developing great virtual reality content: VR developers, gaming, entertainment and cinematic content makers, innovators, creative thinkers, enthusiasts and more.
- Are accommodations included?
Accommodations are not included in the ticket price. A special event hotel room rate of $199 per night, plus taxes is available at the Loews Hollywood Hotel. Reservations should be made no later than Monday, August 25th by calling 1-855-563-9749 or online via the custom booking website.
- Do I have to stay at the Loews?
No, you do not have to stay at the Loews Hollywood but we do recommend you stay at or close to the venue so you can most effectively participate in both the morning and evening sessions with convenience. A special event hotel room rate has been made available to attendees at the Loews Hollywood Hotel.
- Can I demo my content for others?
We are always eager to see content being created in VR. Oculus Connect will have a designated area where attendees can showcase their own content ad hoc at demo stations set up specifically for that purpose.
- Should I bring my own dev kit?
If you plan to demonstrate your content to other attendees during the conference, either at our walk up demo area or on your own machine, we recommend you bring your own dev kit and PC, as access to Oculus offered demo stations will be limited.
- Do I need to select a content track?
No, you do not need to select a content track. The application will ask you to share your primary interests and focus for the event so we can best tailor our content and track availability to the interests of our attendees.
- How do I get to Oculus Connect driving From LAX?
- Head east on Century Boulevard to the 405 North entrance.
- Take the 405 North to the 10 East. Exit on La Brea heading north.
- Take La Brea up to Hollywood Boulevard.
- Make a right on Hollywood Boulevard.
- Make a left on Highland; the entrance will be on your left.
- How do I get to Oculus Connect from the North?
- Take the 101 Freeway South.
- Exit on Highland South (a one way street).
- Continue for less than a mile and turn right onto Johnny Grant Way to enter the Hollywood & Highland Complex.
- Take a quick right for the Loews Hotel Entrance.
- How do I get to Oculus Connect from the South?
- Head North on I-5 to I-405 or Head North and West to I-110 North.
- Connect to I-110 North through Downtown.
- Take the exit for 101 North to Hollywood.
- Exit Cahuenga towards the Hollywood Bowl.
- Sharp left onto N Cahuenga Blvd.
- Turn right onto Franklin Ave.
- Turn left onto N Highland Ave.
- Turn right onto Johnny Grant Way to enter the Hollywood & Highland Complex.
- Take a quick right for the Loews Hotel Entrance.
- How do I get to Oculus Connect by train?