Tech Event Advisory: September 20


CONTACT: Farrah Ahamad, 202-684-3273


*** Tech Event Advisory: September 20*** 

SIIA Tech Talk: Google to Discuss Virtual Reality in Education 

Attendees will Experience Hands-On Demos of Google Cardboard and Expeditions; the Latest in VR Technology

Washington, DC. (September 14, 2016)The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the leading association representing the software and digital content industries, is excited to announce the latest in its Tech Talk series: Virtual Reality in Education. Taking place in Washington, DC on September 20, this Tech Talk will feature members of Google’s Public Policy team discussing the opportunities and challenges of using virtual reality technology in education. 

Media interested in attending this event should contact Farrah Ahamad at or 202-684-3273.

WHO:          The Software & Information Industry Association; Google 

WHAT:        Virtual Reality in Education: An SIIA Tech Talk

WHEN:       September 20, 6:00 p.m.

WHERE:     201 Bar, 201Massachusetts Ave NE
Washington, D.C. 20002

SIIA’s Tech Talk featured speakers are:

  • Sarah Holland, Public Policy Manager, Google
  • Alex Sanchez, Public Policy & Government Affairs Analyst, Google

The speakers will provide insight into how virtual reality is being incorporated into classrooms, and the policy and institutional challenges education technology tools face in making their way to students. Attendees will also have an opportunity to ask questions and try out Google Cardboard & Expeditions first-hand.


About SIIA
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