The Digital Hollywood Experience

The Digital Hollywood Experience


Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM The VR - AR - Immersive Track

Session I: Guerin A, in Herscher Hall, Live Webcast

Apple AR Changes Everything: The iPhone Transforms the Immersive Space

Mike Goslin, Vice President, Advanced Development, Disney

Mike Levin, Producer, and Developer, Hologrid Monster

Charlie Fink, Contributor, Forbes, Moderator

Speakers to be announced


Mike Goslin, Vice President, Advanced Development, Disney: Mr. Goslin has more than 12 years of experience. He served as Vice President of Virtual Reality Studio at Disney Interactive Media Group (alos known as Walt Disney Internet Group) until March 2009. He joined the VR Studio in 1996, when it was part of Walt Disney Imagineering, to work on virtual reality attractions for theme parks. He was technical lead on a series of projects that were developed for DisneyQuest; a chain of 'super arcades' featuring Virtual Reality rides and games such as 'Alladin's Magic Carpet VR Adventure' and 'Hercules in the Underworld' which opened in 1998, and 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Battle for Buccaneer Gold'. Mr. Goslin was a researcher for The Institute for Simulation and Training in Orlando, Florida. He received numerous awards and accolades

including the 2005 WiredKids Safe Gaming Award, 2005 Webby Awards “Webby Worthy Selection,“ 2004 Game Industry News Family Game of the Year, 2003 Computer Gaming World MMORPG of the Year, 2003 Webby Awards People's Voice Award, The New York Times Top 10 Games of the Year 2003, and 2002 Outstanding Attraction from the Themed Entertainment Association. Mr. Goslin holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Duke University and a Master of Science Degree in Computer Science from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Charlie Fink, Contributor, Forbes: Charlie Fink is a VR and tech consultant, and former Disney, AOL, and AG Interactive executive. In the ‘90s, Fink was EVP & COO of VR pioneer Virtual World Entertainment and is now a frequent speaker at conferences like CES, AWE, ARinAction, VR Toronto and Digital Hollywood. Fink is a regular contributor to Forbes, HuffPost, and VR Voice, where he writes about AR, VR, and New Media. He is the author of VR/AR 101, Evolution & Revolution, which is due from Cool Blue Press in January 2018.