The metaverse has been all over the headlines, but why does it matter for design professionals? This session will explore what the metaverse is (and isn’t), how it is poised to change how we work and connect with each other, and what that means for design, presentations, and interactive experiences. We’ll hop through some metaverse platforms, and discuss both practical applications and how getting metaverse-ready will help you stay on the leading edge and stand out professionally.
- What is the metaverse and why do design professionals need to understand it?
- Different types of metaverse platforms and their unique opportunities
- How the metaverse intersects with 3D spaces, VR, NFTs, and blockchain
- Examples of how presentations or experiences can be created in VR or 3D environments
- How to use PowerPoint and 3D models in metaverse environments
- Practical ways to start experimenting and building your skills