Bristol VR Lab is going to be hosting its eighth “Afternoon Seminars” event between 1-2:30pm on 15th August, 2018. The theme for the session is “Immersive Technology in Museums”. BVRL will be inviting companies from working in the surrounding fields along with VR and AR professionals.

Bristol VR Lab’s eighth Afternoon Seminars event takes place between 1-2:30 pm on Wednesday 15th August 2018.

The theme for the session is “Immersive Technology in Museums & Galleries”. BVRL will be inviting companies working in the surrounding fields along with VR and AR professionals.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to get a glimpse into Bristol’s most exciting new coworking space, meet some of its residents and get to know other people working in Immersive Technology in Museums & Galleries. If you would like to book a separate Bristol VR Lab tour for another time and get to see our space, please use Calendly to do so.


More speakers to be announced soon, keep checking back. If you would like to be involved with this event please email [email protected]


Sam Watts, MakeReal: ‘Energising native engineers – 3 immersive museum exhibits from Make Real’

Sam Watts, Director of Immersive Technologies, Make Real will look at the challenges and outcomes of 3 of their museum projects including installing arcade cabinets for EDF Energy, guiding school groups via AR and gambling on engineering success within Bristol’s own SS Great Britain museum”

Chris McKeeman, Frameless Adventures Ltd

Chris is an experienced executive producer of high-end film, animation and visual effects and has held senior positions with some of the world’s leading creative companies. Since 2014 he has specialised in Immersive Media production and has achieved numerous awards for his projects with Deluxe VR, Inition / SXSW, Samsung, Cancer Research UK & Jaunt VR. He now works with OLV, a global innovation company.

In a collaboration between their Seattle, Riga, Vilnius & London studios, OLV are working in a variety of ways with the Museum of the Occupation in Latvia. European Innovation Project Manager, Chris McKeeman will be talking about the companies VR visualisation work with the late Latvian – American Architect Gunārs Birkerts. He will also discuss how immersive media technologies will be deployed for the exhibits they are creating and plans for the museums opening event in 2019.



Bristol VR Lab is located on the first floor of the Leadworks building. The main entrance is via Bristol Aquarium and there is a push button doorbell on the left as you arrive. On entry to the lab there is a flight of stairs or a lift that may require support to use. Please let us know via email what access requirements you may have and we will be happy to assist you.