Platinum Sponsors and Supporters

For over 30 years, Activision has been changing the way people play. We develop, distribute, and publish deeply immersive interactive entertainment for gaming consoles, mobile and tablet platforms, and PCs, including blockbuster franchises like Call of Duty®, Skylanders® and Destiny®. We strive to make the most fun, thrilling, and engaging entertainment experiences for our players, who live in a world with many entertainment options. Operating in more than 15 countries, our success is built upon the shared dedication of great people whose sense of mutual respect and teamwork drives our performance.
Autodesk is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries-including the last 22 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects-use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas before they're ever built or created. From blockbuster visual effects and buildings that create their own energy to electric cars and the batteries that power them, the work of our 3D software customers is everywhere you look.
Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art 3D software for global markets.
Weta Digital is one of the world’s premier visual effects companies.
Led by Senior Visual Effects Supervisor Joe Letteri, Weta Digital is known for its culture of creativity and innovation. From Gollum to Caesar, Middle-earth to Pandora, the studio has created some of the most memorable characters and worlds of the last twenty years.

Gold Sponsors and Supporters

Enscape™ is a real-time rendering and virtual reality plugin for Revit, SketchUp and Rhino. With just one click, you can start Enscape and within seconds walkthrough your fully rendered project – no uploading to cloud or exporting to other programs required! All changes in the project are immediately available to evaluate in Enscape. You are able to quickly explore different design options. If the client wants to see something different in the design, Enscape will immediately show the changes you make to the project, even in VR. Enscape has become a standard application in thousands of projects worldwide, used by 84 of the top 100 architectural companies.
Facebook Reality Labs (formerly known as Oculus Research) is focused on delivering a new and personal reality experience. Our goal is to make great consumer virtual, augmented, and mixed reality experiences that ship in five to ten years. Virtual reality today is a vast, highly interdisciplinary research space that has only begun to be explored; we are building a team capable of leapfrogging VR forward by bringing together researchers and engineers spanning a wide range of expertise. For details on current opportunities, please visit

Silver Sponsors and Supporters

As part of The Walt Disney Company, Disney Research builds upon a rich legacy of innovation and technology leadership in the entertainment industry that continues to this day. Our research covers a broad range of exciting and challenging applications that are experienced daily by millions of people around the world.
ESI Group – Leading Innovator in Virtual Prototyping Software and Services. Specialist in material physics established in more than 40 countries, ESI has developed a unique proficiency in helping industrial manufacturers replace physical prototypes by virtually replicating the fabrication, assembly and testing of products in different environments.
Google tackles the most challenging problems in computer science and related fields. Being bold and taking risks is essential to what we do, and research teams are embedded throughout Google allowing our discoveries to affect billions of users each day. In doing so, we actively ​collaborate with, and learn from, the broader scientific community, and publish our research ​in traditional scientific venues​, open source software releases, industry standards, data releases and patents.

Bronze Sponsors and Supporters

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