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Is the Metaverse part of your reality?

Where
EY
EY
200 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000
When

Tuesday 28 June from 6pm to 7:30pm

With organisations and individuals jumping on the Metaverse bandwagon, it’s hard to know whether the Metaverse is all hype or hyperbole.

EY Foundry, in conjunction with City of Sydney’s Visiting Entrepreneur Program, is excited to present an all-encompassing Metaverse discussion where we’ll explore:

  • Metaverse 101: what is it, how it works, how it relates to Web 3.0, blockchain, NFTs and DAOs?

  • The Metaverse in practice: how is it being used in the real/virtual world?

  • What are the implications for the individual, society and organisations?

  • How can corporations and their clients benefit? What are the risks? How to manage the unknown?

  • What lies ahead and how can we get involved?

We’ll be kicking off with a Metaverse 101 to discover what the hype is all about, explore some real-life case studies to bring the Metaverse to life and then highlight the opportunities and risks involved.

Visiting Entrepreneur

  • Bell Beh – CEO and Co-Founder, BuzzAR

Panel

  • Patricia Haueiss – Chief Metaverse Officer of web3academy, Chair of the Metaverse Sydney Meetup, Co-Founder of Power Women NFT, and Metaverse, NFT and web 3 consultant and advisor

  • Kurt Solarte – Lead Partner of EY's Consulting Digital & Emerging Technology team

  • Belinda Cheng (Facilitator) – Director of EY’s Asia-Pacific Tax Innovation Hub and EY Foundry

About Bell Beh

As a lawyer turned entrepreneur, Bell Beh is CEO of BuzzAR, a Singapore based metaverse startup. BuzzAR is poised to be Southeast Asia’s first metaverse startup that has fully scaled the 7 enablers of the metaverse, which is online gaming (2013), VR (2015), Augmented Reality (AR) (2018), Digital Twin (2019), Avatar engine (2021). In 2022, BuzzAR is launching the last 2 enablers, Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) and Social Networking (2022). Their current seed round is oversubscribed with global investors from US, Hong Kong and Singapore.

The Visiting Entrepreneur Program is produced by the City of Sydney with partner organisations from the local startup ecosystem. The 2022 edition is kindly supported by Tech Central and the Greater Cities Commission.

Covid-safe information

Please follow COVID-safe practices when attending our event and stay home if you are feeling unwell.

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