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25.04.22 Content Ownership and The Metaverse

Immersive Technologies Skillnet Text on a purple background with gold lettering NFT


Facilitator: James Corbett // Simvirtua Ltd.

Dates: April 25th

Duration: Metaverse Webinar (1 Hr) // NFT Workshop (1.5 Hr)

Venue: Online

Webinar:     Free
Workshop: € 75 pp


‘The Metaverse’ in this context refers to the evolution of AR/VR that is increasingly being fuelled by
blockchain technologies such as NFTs. In parallel the evolution of blockchain or Distributed
Ledger Technologies (DLT) is more and more referred to as Web3, which in addition to the
underlying technologies encompasses powerful new coordination mechanisms such as DAOs
(Decentralized Autonomous Organizations), which are often the driving force behind emerging
open protocols and NFT innovation.
This is a combined webinar and workshop to address these topics.

Webinar: 11am – 12.00pm
The webinar will be a gently paced, high-level session with plenty of introductory material that contextualizes the technologies by means of practical use cases and a broad framing of the major platforms. A basic awareness or knowledge of Augmented & Virtual Reality are assumed.

Workshop: 1pm – 2.30pm
The workshop will take the participants through the practical steps to create an NFT and display it
in a popular Metaverse platform. Steps will include how to set up, fund and securely use a crypto
wallet, how to purchase or mint an NFT, and how to place that NFT in The Metaverse. For
practical reasons attendees will not be expected to follow along with these steps, i.e. you will not
be expected to open and fund crypto accounts during the workshop!

The webinar and workshop content will be tailored to and appropriate for a general business audience. More specifically, those from a branding, marketing, retail / e-commerce or media /arts background may be particularly interested in emerging opportunities in The Metaverse.

It is recommended that both sessions are attended, but not necessary if only one is preferred.
As there are limited places available on the workshop, a waiting list is available for a 2nd session at a yet to be determined date and time.

Immersive TEchnologies SKillnet Photo of Man - James Corbett -in circleCo-Founder of Simvirtua Ltd. – a Virtual Reality production studio and consultancy, offering strategic advice for clients entering and navigating the VR sector and building immersive VR & AR software and experiences with applications in training, marketing, hospitality, engineering, architecture, construction, health & safety and more.
Co- Founder of 3Dcamp AR/VR meetups and sitting on the board of Eirmersive, the voice for the Immersive sector in Ireland.

Immersive Technologies Skillnet green bar with registration written on itIMPORTANT: Workshop Places are open to Irish based companies and sole traders only. Companies and sole traders outside the ROI or in the public sector do not qualify for the Immersive Technologies Skillnet subsidised workshop.

You must register separately for both events if you wish to attend both events.

Places for the NFT workshop at 1 – 2.30pm are limited and on a first come first served basis.
Please add your name to the waiting list here for a 2nd workshop (TBC) in the event the first is sold out.

There is a 7 day cancellation policy in place. Fees cannot be refunded if places are cancelled inside of the 7 day period prior to the commencement date (but can be transferred to another participant up to 24hrs in advance of commencement date).


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