LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13 – Augmented reality and virtual reality are shiny and new in the world of tech, so who better than TechCrunch to host a program dedicated to these topics? TC Sessions: AR/VR will be single-day event held at UCLA’s Royce Hall on Oct. 18. From sensational speakers to live demos, this TC Session will bring to light what the present and future of AR/VR holds. Early bird tickets are now on sale for $99 (50% off regular price) at techcrunch.com. Students have the unique opportunity to attend for just $45.

With the success of TC Sessions: Robotics at UC Berkeley earlier this year, TechCrunch is excited to pick the brains of Silicon Beach tech enthusiasts at TC Sessions: AR/VR. Top innovators and industry experts will share their experiences with this technology along with insights on the philosophy, hardware and software behind it.

Baobab Studios CEO and co-founder Maureen Fan is one of many to speak at the event and discover how virtual reality is affecting various industries. More specifically, Fan will expand on the way her Emmy award-winning studio uses VR to weave technology into storytelling.

This TC Session aims to bring together a fascinating part of the tech community through ample networking opportunities and incredible discussion. With sponsorship from AWE, the VR/AR Association and Startup Coil, this event will put together the brightest minds of computer-generated realities all into one room. Watch worlds collide in Los Angeles this October at TC Sessions: AR/VR.

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Sean Earley is the Executive Editor of AR/VR Magazine & co-founder of RobotSpaceship Podcast Network. He is the Director of New Biz Development and Publishing at KEMWEB, a musician, producer & consultant. He loves guitars, VR and coffee.