Unity for Humanity Summit 2022

November 2, 2022

Join us for a virtual celebration of the real-time 3D creators using Unity to change the world.

Attend Unite 2022 on November 1 ahead of the Unity for Humanity Summit on November 2. Learn more

Creating a better world

The Unity for Humanity Summit presents a call to action to imagine, design, and create a healthier and more inclusive, equitable, and sustainable future using real-time 3D technology.

This fully virtual, one-day event brings together and celebrates visionary creators from across the globe. Join us to connect, learn, and get inspired – registration is free and open to all.

Our keynote speaker

Join us for an inspiring conversation between artist, producer, designer, and activist Rosario Dawson and social good warrior and entrepreneur Dr. David Washington. Together, they will discuss Rosario’s sustainable fashion and nonprofit work, why positivity breeds innovation, and how technology can bring us all together around the virtual fire.

Keynote Speakers Dr David Washington and Rosario Dawson

UFHS 2022 Speakers

Speakers

Check out the full roster of this year’s Summit presenters, featuring artists, activists, educators, developers, and other real-time 3D innovators.

Explore the content

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.

Creator-led sessions

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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11:30 am EDT – Unity Essentials Live
Get started creating in Unity during this live, hands-on beginner-level workshop.

Thomas Winkley, Joy Horvath

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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

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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

Interactive networking

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

Networking opportunities

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.

Changemakers showcase

Check out impact-driven games, projects, films, and experiences from intrepid creators around the world.

Get connected

Stop by the Summit’s community spaces to join lively conversations, network with creators, and hang out with fellow attendees and the Unity team.

Many ways to participate

Learn

Hear from innovators, experts, and changemakers in interactive panels, lightning talks, workshops, and the keynote about how creativity and innovation can make a difference.

Connect

Meet social impact creators and connect with activists, nonprofits, philanthropists, and the Unity community to collaborate on for-good projects and make new friends.

Celebrate

Join visionary creators and speakers from around the world to celebrate social impact innovations and see how others are helping build a better tomorrow using Unity.

More information

The Unity for Humanity Summit is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for your company or organization
to engage with thousands of talented creators and top developers from across the globe.

For sponsorship opportunities or more information about the event, click Contact us.

And for press and media, get in touch.

Unite 2022

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.

Learn more
Unite Copenhagen keynote highlights

Unite keynotes are always highly anticipated – full of game-changing announcements and cool demos.

Unite Copenhagen expo floor

Get a personal tour around the expo floor with Unity’s Mark Schoennagel.

Shape the world

The world is a better place with more creators in it.

Check out the Unity for Humanity program

We’re helping RT3D creators change the world with funding, mentorship, and technical support.

Frequently asked questions

Where is the event being held?

The event is being held entirely online.

What time zone are the sessions shown in?

All of our programming is scheduled in the EDT time zone. When you are logged into the event, the platform will show you session times in your own time zone, as well.

Will the sessions be available on demand if I miss one or more?

Yes, all of the sessions will be available on the event platform once the event ends on November 2, 2022. You need to be registered for the event to access the on-demand content.

I didn’t receive my login details? How can I join the event?

Please contact the support chat. All inquiries will be addressed in 24–48 hours. If you have not received further information within that time frame, please contact ufhsummit-info@unity3d.com.

Who should attend this event?

Everyone! The Unity for Humanity Summit connects creators to Unity’s ecosystem to celebrate and inspire impact-driven content. Join creators, activists, nonprofit organizations, and philanthropists from around the world to celebrate the power of changemakers using Unity for social impact.

What is Unity Social Impact?

At Unity, we believe the world is a better place with more creators in it. This philosophy is centered around serving creators and is the beating heart of our company. It motivates each and every one of us to serve the global creator community – to help solve the toughest engineering, data, and operational problems so that digital creators can build and operate RT3D experiences.

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