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Health and Wellness in the Metaverse (Presented by OGLife)

Brandon Sivret  (CEO, Original Gamer Life)

Location: Room 2011, West Hall

Date: Friday, March 25

Time: 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Plus Pass, Audio Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Design

Format: Sponsored Session

Viewing Experience: In-Person

Vault Recording: Not Recorded

Audience Level: No


Brandon Sivret, retired USAF Major and CEO of Original Gamer Life takes us on a journey through Health and Wellness in the Metaverse exploring how blockchain powers the next big thing in gaming and entertainment. He provides a unique perspective as a lifelong gamer who has intimate familiarity with the struggles of anxiety, depression, and PTSD in his own journey and fellow military service members. As a game developer, the ability to share stories and experiences becomes a way to give hope and empower others to seek help and thrive. Join Brandon as he explains how game development and the metaverse have become a critical part of his mental wellness routine and the path towards sharing that with others.


What is the Metaverse? What are the challenges and opportunities that blockchain offers in powering the Metaverse? Finally, how can the Metaverse drive Health and Wellness? Attendees will share in personal experiences in mental wellness and game development working as a game developer to solve issues facing blockchain games.

Intended Audience

The target audience for this talk is anyone with an interest in blockchain and the Metaverse combined with the opportunities for health and wellness. Topics include potential utility for NFTs, cryptocurrency, mental health, and physical wellbeing. No prior knowledge is required to partake in the talk; skeptics welcome and encouraged.