Immersive Storytelling for Tourism, Brands & GLAM

Immersive Storytelling for Tourism, Brands & GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives & Museums)

What's it all about?

As part of Techweek19, JIX will be hosting a hands-on, immersive event which includes a panel discussion and hands-on tech demo.

Whether you work in marketing, the tourism industry or for a gallery, library or museum, this event is for you. Come along and hear about the future of storytelling through a panel discussion and hands-on tech demo.

Since taking part in MAHUKI, the innovation accelerator within the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, JIX has returned to Christchurch for their first big event!


WHY - Event Goals & Objectives:

To make businesses explore Immersive Storytelling strategies and audience engagement via emerging technologies.

To communicate the significance of VR/AR/MR Tech in Storytelling of Tourism, Brands, Arts and Culture to stay relevant, attractive and data-driven.

You can drop into this event at any time.

Tūranga, Tautoru / TSB Space, Hapori | Community, Level 1, 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch Central, Christchurch

Tuesday 21 May
5:00pm - 7:00pm

Free event
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Tui Te Hau

Director, Public Engagement, National Library of New Zealand

Tui leads the public engagement, fundraising, operational and commercial activities of the National Library. At the heart of this work is connecting the knowledge and taonga held within the National Library with communities and visitors.

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Mr Sakthi Priya Balaji Ranganathan

Design Technologist and Founder

Sakthi is a Design Technologist, Entrepreneur and Founder at JIX Reality, an infused Cross Reality (VR/AR/MR/AI) Startup, Experiential Marketing Studio and Ed-Tech Social Enterprise, creating 'Joyful Immersive Experiences' that are compelling, immersive and interactive.


Chief Creative , Vaka Interactive

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Kris Herbert

CEO, Content NZ

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Miranda Satterthwaite

Education Manager, International Antarctic Centre


Introduction, H&S
Keynote by Tui, National Library of NZ
‘Getting ready for the Experience Economy - VR/AR/MR Storytelling’
Keynote by Sakthi
‘Future of Storytelling’ panel talk: Impact of Emerging-Technologies in the Immersive Storytelling of Tourism, Cultural Institutions & Brands.
MAHUKI Showcase Day Repeat Pitch from Te Papa National Museum of Wellington
Hands on Tech Demos.
Drinks and Networking
Wrap Up
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  • Tourism
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  • Transport technology
  • Panel Discussion
  • Creative
  • Education
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