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VRTO 2020 Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality World Conference

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Toronto Media Arts Centre

32 Lisgar Street

Toronto, Ontario M5B 2M7


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VRTO Virtual & Augmented Reality World Conference & Expo 2020

Celebrating 5 Years!

A unique, international conference, exploring Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, post-humanism, programming, game developments, arts, culture and science, eSports, enterprise, education and industry through immersive technologies featuring in-depth training, structured networking and a world-class symposium on the evolution on a new medium.

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Saturday-Monday June 6th to 8th, 2020 | Toronto, ON

Canada’s leading
international Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality Conference
enters its 5th year!

The critically-acclaimed VRTO World Conference invites media legends across time and geography and emerging developers alike to roll up their sleeves to take on the challenges of developing a new medium.

“Keram knows how to put on a hell of a show
(the best when it comes to VR, in my opinion)”

Blake J. Harris, Author of History of the Future

VRTO has been featured by:

VRTO Media Coverage

This conference is for you if you are an...experienced developer, game designer, neuroscientist, real estate agent, doctor, philosopher, researcher, marketer, educator, student, startup, investor, psychonaut, astronaut, astrologer, inventor, early adopter, consumer, decision maker, journalist, VC, storyteller, content creator, human being.

“VRTO is Still the Industry’s Weirdest, Most Relevant Conference” ~ FORBES

VRTO Virtual Reality Toronto


  • Steve "Spaz" Williams Academy Award winner (The Mask, Jurassic Park, Spawn, Eraser)
  • Academy Award winner Dave Cardwell (SPINVFX and BrioVR - Lord of the Rings, King Kong, I, Robot)
  • Douglas Rushkoff (internationally acclaimed author "Present Shock," "Team Human")
  • Blake Harris (best-selling author "History of the Future," "Console Wars")
  • Tipatat Chennavasin (The Venture Reality Fund)
  • Olivier Palmieri (Game Director & Director of XR Workshop Ubisoft Montreal)
  • Sarah Vick (Head of Business Development, Intel Studios)
  • Amelia Winger Bearskin (Studio Amelia)
  • Philip Rosedale (Founder - Second Life, High Fidelity)
  • Dr. Steve Mann (Father of Wearable Technology)
  • Moses Znaimer (creator Bravo, Space Channel, MuchMusic)
  • Brett Leonard (Director "Lawnmower Man," "Virtuosity")
  • Sara Diamond (Immersive technolgy pioneer, President of OCAD University)
  • Ana Serrano (Chief Digital Officer, Canadian Film Centre)
  • Adam Berensweig (CTRL-Labs)
  • Steve Gaynor (Award Wiining Game Designer ‘Gone Home”, “tacoma”)
  • Pearly Chen (Chief of Staff - HTC)
  • James Jensen (Chief Visionary Officer, The Void)
  • Emmy-Award Winners Stefan Grambert, Ryan Andall (Secret Location, "Sleepy Hollow")
  • Joanna Popper (Global Head of VR Location Based Entertainment - HP)
  • Kent Bye (host of the Voices of VR Podcast)

Join us at #VRTO2020 and learn, explore, and find inspiration that you can bring back to your community.

“If you can only go to one VR conference, this is The ONE!

Brett Leonard, Director “Lawnmower Man,” “Virtuosity,” Co-Founder of Studio Lightship


Ticket prices will occur in three phases:

  • Insider Discount - Conference & VIP (best value) - November 1st - January 31st
  • Early Bird - Conference & VIP (deep discount) - February 1st - April 30th
  • Full regular price - May 1- June 5th

Special VIP packages include the full 3-day conference pass, a 1.5-hour Exhibitor preview on Saturday, June 6th, a private networking reception (Sunday June 7th), VIP delegates goodie bag, priority registration and special events entry, access to the VIP networking lounge throughout the conference.

For additional information on events, see ticket descriptions.

Visit the official site for schedules, speakers and events and much more:

Frequently Asked Questions:

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

  • 10+ for daytime events. 19+ for industry and press invite-only evening

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

What is the refund policy?

  • No refunds, however tickets can be transferred by special request. Upgrades and changes can be done for difference in cost and pending availability. Email us to make this request.

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

  • You must show proof of purchase, and the name/title of the original purchaser will be checked off. It is ok if it does not match attendee name, provided the above to items are provided/available. ID and contact information will be required in the event that your name does not match

Does each ticket need to be registered individually?

  • Conference and VIP passes will have registered name badges will have registered name badges. You can update the information on each ticket in your order (like name, email address, etc.) by clicking the edit link on your order on the Tickets page.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

  • No, save a tree if you can, however, we will need to see the ticket/proof of purchase on your digital device.

When I attempt to purchase my ticket - it asks for a TAX ID number, but it isn't being accepted, what should I do?

  • The number you enter should total 15 characters and may include letters and number (for eg. RC or RT)

The system is not accepting my American Express credit card:

  • Please enter the 4 numbers on the front of the card (not 3 from back)

Can I use my promo code any type of ticket?

  • YES!

Is there student & educators pricing?

  • We offer a finite number of Student tickets. Eligible students & teachers (school email, .edu or groups) please email for your discount code HERE or email our ticketing department directly and include your student ID or .edu email. These are granted on a case-by-case basis and as supply allows. Codes are unavailable during the Early Bird discounts phase.

  • Student discounts cannot be made matched with discounted tiers or offers

I have a promo/discount/coupon code, how do I apply?

  • Below the ticket types is text ("Enter promotional code") which brings up a box to enter a code, enter here & press "Apply" button. On the mobile site it is at the top, on the app & desktop site it is below

  • - Promo code on Mobile Devices
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