Thursday, January 27, 2022

- PST
Breakout Session A: Presence and Agency in the Metaverse
Louisa Spring
Louisa Spring
Sam Immersive, CEO
Stephanie Llamas
Stephanie Llamas
VoxPop, Founder and Chief Analyst
Jessica Ochoa Hendrix
Jessica Ochoa Hendrix
Killer Snails, CEO & Co-founder

Virtual worlds can create spaces for genuine and fulfilling interaction, but how much agency can users have while maintaining a safe space for engagement? Feelings of safety can be compromised when bad actors are given free reign. However, freedom is vital to creating a feeling of true presence. This roundtable will explore the role of presence and agency in VR, and the trade-offs developers and users need to make to create a safe metaverse for everyone.