The folks at HTC Vive will be heading to the Supergirl event running from July 28-30 in Oceanside, California. The Supergirl event celebrates female empowerment and technology. There will be VR demos, VR panels and even a VR eSports competition pitting surfers vs. gamers.
Gamers vs. Surfers VR Challenge
The VR Challenge will kick-off Friday, July 28, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. at the Oceanside Pier. Esports participants and professional surfers will play against each other in Sprint Vector as part of a team competition to see if gaming skills or athletic skills are more important in this upcoming VR title.
Read our review of Sprint Vector at E3 2017
The contest will be shown on Twitch.tv at SupergirlGP during the Supergirl Gamer Pro on Saturday, July 29. The winning team will receive a $1,000 donation to a charity of their choice.
Women in VR Panel
On Saturday, July 29, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. on the stage adjacent to the Oceanside Pier, Vive will host a "Women in VR" panel featuring female founders and developers as they share stories, challenges, and lessons learned from working in technology and virtual reality.
Moderator and Panelists include:
- Lynne Cheng – Moderator, HTC Vive
- Ryan Pulliam - Co-Founder/CMO, Specular
- Sally-Anne Kellaway – Creative Director, OSSIC
- Carrie Shaw – CEO, Embodied Labs
- Wanda Meloni – CEO, M2 Insights
If you are in the southern California area, head on over to Supergirl