FITC Amsterdam 2019

2019-02-18 00:00:00 2019-02-20 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Amsterdam 2019 Now in its 12th year, FITC Amsterdam returns to host the groundbreaking design and tech event on the future of innovation, design and all the cool shit in between. Amsterdam FITC CET Amsterdam


Virtual reality (VR) designers accept the ethical responsibilities of removing a user’s entire world and superseding it with a fabricated reality. These unique immersive design challenges are intensified when virtual experiences become public and socially-driven. As female VR designers in 2018, Michelle and Andrea see an opportunity to fold the language of consent into the design practice of virtual reality—as a means to design safe, accessible, virtual spaces.


Unpack methods for merging body sovereignty theory into VR design practice.

Target Audience

VR designers and multi-disciplinary designers looking to apply consent ideology to their UX.

Five Things Audience Members Will Learn

  1. Edward T Hall’s Zones of Interpersonal Space
  2. The ethical dangers and responsibilities of designing virtual embodiment
  3. Existing paradigms in consent acquisition
  4. How to use body sovereignty ideology as a VR design practice
  5. Specific VR design solutions that promote safety and inclusivity