View, browse and sort the ever-growing list of sessions by pass type, track, and format. With this Session Scheduler, you can build your schedule in advance and access it during the show via export or with the GDC Mobile App, once live. Sessions do fill up so please arrive early to sessions that you would like to attend. Adding a session to your schedule does not guarantee you a seat.
Joshua McVeigh-Schultz is a Postdoctoral Scholar studying social VR in the Social & Emotional Technology Lab at UCSC. He earned a PhD in Media Arts and Practice from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts and an MFA in Digital Arts & New Media from UCSC. He is currently researching social VR and studying how design choices can shape social interaction in this evolving medium. Drawing on a hybrid background in media arts and social sciences, his dissertation research focused on the intersection between speculative design and ritual. He was awarded an Intel PhD Fellowship for his dissertation research. After his PhD, he led research on creative collaboration in virtual and mixed reality and published on immersive design fiction. He has conducted research with a range of labs and industry partners including: USC’s Mobile & Environmental Media Lab, Intel Labs’ Interaction Experience Research Group, Microsoft Research’s Social Media Collective, Steelcase Workspace Futures, and the Institute for the Future's Emerging Media Lab.