Creating a better world
Our keynote speaker
Discover how creators are leveraging real-time 3D technology to spotlight pressing issues, design environmentally conscious systems, improve education, and build a viable future that we can all work towards.
9:00 am EDT – Impact and inspiration: A project showcase with APAC creators
Join social impact creators from South Korea and Japan as they discuss their innovative real-time 3D projects and the real-world challenges they address.
Tyrion Kang Kim, Lee Sang-min, Tomoki Itamiya, Kyungeun Wang, Hitoshi Kawasaki, Kenta Toshima
9:30 am EDT – Leveraging digital twins for sustainability in the built environment
Join us for a moderated discussion about how organizations across the nonprofit, public, and private sectors are using real-time 3D for real-world sustainability impact.
Dr. Sarah Whateley, Dr. Max Mallia-Parfitt, Ursula Smolka
10:00 am EDT – Leading the way: Meet the next generation of gaming industry talent
Hear from Spelman College, Generation Pakistan, and Urban Arts Partnership students who have kicked off their real-time 3D careers.
Sarah Applebaum, Anetha Evans, Abu Huraira, Kevin Truong
11:00 am EDT – Keynote: Connecting around the fire with Rosario Dawson
Join us for an inspiring conversation between artist, producer, designer, and activist Rosario Dawson and social good warrior and entrepreneur Dr. David Washington.
Rosario Dawson, Dr. David Washington
11:30 am EDT – Expanding XR innovation in post-secondary education
Hear from leaders in higher education and workforce development who are changing the landscape by increasing availability and access to quality educational XR experiences around the world.
Umesh Ramnarain , Jenna Gauthier, Alexander Jones, EdD, Linda Ricci, Ciara Hamagishi
12:00 pm EDT – Activate your players: Nudging sustainable behavior and driving engagement
Learn how game developers are driving sustainability and empowering players to preserve the planet through in-game activations.
Hunter Bulkeley, Sheila Ndungu, Jude Ower, Galina Fedulova, Jens Isensee
1:30 pm EDT – Crafting Heroes: Students building the future using HoloLens2
Crafting Heroes welcomes over 150 kids to the District 11 High School XR Labs every day. Learn about this dynamic program and experience some of the XR work students have created using HoloLens 2.
Deidre LaCour, Sean Wybrant
2:00 pm EDT – Success, failure, and growing pains: Learnings from the 2021 Environmental Grant winners
In this session, last year’s Environmental Grant recipients will share updates on their work and inspiration for fellow creators and changemakers.
Cat Ross, Marin Vesely, Emilia Sánchez Chiquetti
2:30 pm EDT – Driving social change and inclusive economic opportunities in the metaverse
Take in an engaging chat about the opportunities for real-time 3D creators to catalyze positive social impact in the metaverse and monetize their projects to create new economic opportunities.
Joanna Popper, Ingrid Lestiyo
2:30 pm EDT – Art, activism, and RT3D for social justice
Hear from visionary creators leveraging technology to share authentic stories and experiences that educate, empower, reimagine equity and inclusion, and transform systems.
Dr. Meghna Singh, Tamara Shogaolu, Jonah Goldsaito, Katrina Goldsaito, Paisley Smith
3:30 pm EDT – Expanding health, wellness, and consciousness in the metaverse
Join innovative creators highlighting how they’re using immersive technology to promote health, wellness, and connection in ways that expand the human experience.
Gabriel G. Torres, Cleo Barnett
4:00 pm EDT – Oceans and XR: Engaging, educating, and empowering marine conservation
Our oceans give us food, prosperity, and even the air we breathe. Join this session to learn how immersive media offer us opportunities to educate and engage people in marine conservation.
Dr. Erika Woolsey, Paul Mensink, Adam May, Marina Psaros
4:30 pm EDT – From imagining to creating better worlds in RT3D
Join us for a conversation on translating ambitious visions into real-world action and impact with real-time 3D technology.
Tony Patrick, Katerina Cizek, Binh Minh Herbst, Kathryn Evans
Roundtables and workshops
9:00 am EDT – Players first: Accessibility insights for creators
Join Unity creators in an open conversation about their experiences prioritizing accessibility in their work and their hopes for the future of game accessibility.
Rosamund Williams, Dave Evans, Jazmin Cano, Lukáš Hosnedl
11:30 am EDT – Unity Essentials Live
Get started creating in Unity during this live, hands-on beginner-level workshop.
Thomas Winkley, Joy Horvath
1:30 pm EDT – Using game-based learning to enhance education
Learn how to equip students with future-proof skills using game design tools that will set them up for careers in gaming, AR, VR, media & entertainment, architecture, engineering, and more.
Arana Shapiro, Marissa Harts
3:30 pm EDT – Create with AR Live
Take your first steps into developing mobile AR experiences in Unity with a live demonstration of our latest course, Create with AR.
Thomas Winkley, Joy Horvath
Join us for conversational roundtables, creator Q&As, meet-the-expert sessions, community meetups, and lightning talks covering the Unity for Humanity program, getting technical support for your projects, and more.
10:30 am EDT – Conversations with creators
1:00 pm EDT – Conversations with creators
3:00 pm EDT – Conversations with creators
Meet the experts
Get answers to your questions from product experts, schedule a one-on-one session with a specialist, or join us for a group chat to share your ideas.
Stop by the Summit’s community spaces to join lively conversations, network with creators, and hang out with fellow attendees and the Unity team.
Join us for Unite on November 1 to learn about the latest tools, tips, and services for building, running, and growing your games. Registration is open now.