CAMP Festival 2019

2019-10-07 00:00:00 2019-10-09 00:00:00 America/Toronto CAMP Festival 2019 CAMP Festival is two solidly packed days of cutting-edge creative technology, art and design, with hand-picked speakers from around the world coming together in Calgary. Calgary FITC Calgary



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 a female VR designer in 2018, Michelle saw 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