Designing the Metaverse

Designing the Metaverse

Date: Sunday, 16th October 2022, 2pm to 5pm AWST

Venue: The Naval Store, Corner of Queen Victoria Street and, Canning Hwy, Fremantle WA

Cost: Free event open to the public but please register via link below



Immerse Australia, The Naval Store, AUGMNT present 'Designing the Metaverse', a free event featuring a panel discussion and live demonstrations.

Featuring local experts in the realms of virtual reality, augmented reality and immersive technologies, the panel will discuss the Metaverse, what it is and its potential challenges and opportunities.

Who will design the metaverse? Whose responsibility will it be? What role do we all play? How can we ensure an equitable future for all digital citizens?

This event is part of the Fremantle Design Week 2022.


This event will be held from 2pm to 5pm with a one-hour panel commencing at 3pm.


  • Moderator, Dr Laura Glitsos: Lecturer and Major Coordinator, Broadcasting and Digital Journalism, Edith Cowan University.

  • Tristan Morgan: Computational Design and Automation Lead, Aurecon.

  • Andy Thomson: Systemic Designer and CoFounder Holonic.

  • Natalie Marinho: Founder Voyant Augmented Reality, Chair Immerse Australia. LinkedIn profile.


Limited parking at Tuckfield Oval behind the space or on E.Street Jetty. We encourage walking, riding or catching public transport when possible. The closest bus stops are numbers 10280 and 10287

About the organisers

Immerse Australia is a national association for professionals and people interested in Extended Reality (XR) including software, hardware, products and services related to virtual reality, augmented reality, 360 video and immersive technology.

AUGMNT is an evolving initiative exploring immersive spaces and solutions to bridge the gap between people, technology and the future.

The Naval Store is a heritage-listed warehouse built in Fremantle for the Australian Navy in 1935. It is a unique industrial space that hosts events, studios, festivals and exhibitions.

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