Lightning Talk | Stage 1

In this talk, Guilherme Novak will tell a story about the power of using Virtual and Augmented Reality to collaborate with young activists and come up with innovative solutions towards the SDGs. The talk will educate and inspire others  on how to use immersive technologies towards SDG solutions.



Guilherme Novak
VR/AR Developer & Content Creator, Global Shapers Community

Guilherme Novak is a psychologist and virtual & augmented reality developer. Guilherme is the co-creator of Cipó de Jabuti, a virtual reality mini documentary screened at the SDG Action Zone, during the 74th session of the UN General Assembly. He is a member of the Global Shapers Community, an initiative of young global leaders by the World Economic Forum, a TEDx Speaker and an UNLEASH talent. Guilherme has also worked as the Head of XR Labs at Aerolito, where he built a diverse trajectory of VR/AR projects for education, arts, healthcare, entertainment and social impact.

September 24, 13:00
13:00 — 13:10 EST (GMT-5) (10′)

Creativity & Culture, Partnerships

Guilherme Novak (Global Shapers Community)


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