What’s the Denver Immersive Summit?

The Inaugural Denver Immersive Summit took place on November 10th, 2018. The even brought together the doers and dreamers, the fans and advocates of this diverse and exciting creative area.

This one-day event included sessions on everything from staging and logistical advice to asking the big questions about immersive, as well as hands-on workshops and time to meet and network with other creatives.

The Summit continues to provide ongoing educational programming and community support through events, gatherings and communication.

Summit chairs

Jenny Filipetti, artist and professor at the University of Colorado Denver Inworks

David Thomas, director of academic technology and professor in the University of Colorado Denver College of Architecture and Planning

Program committee

Marianna DiVietro, director of development and talent management at the University of Colorado Denver

Amy Lynn Herman, event professional and community activation strategist

Bryan Leister, artist and professor in the University of Colorado Denver College of Arts and Media

Leah PodzimekSoprano, Fundraiser, Community Outreach Associate for Meow Wolf Denver, and Community Relations Director for Denver Immersive Opera

Merhia Wiese, media and community outreach for Meow Wolf Denver

Chris Bagley, artist and winner of the Chicago International Film Festival 2008 Gold Hugo

Advisory board

Shayna Cohn, artist and educator

Kara Duepre, founder and producer of MOXIE Luxe immersive events

Paul Elsberg, cofounder of Alt Ethos

Dan Griner, designer, executive director of Maker Faire Denver, and director of design strategy at Link Product Development

Omar Pierre-Soubra, director of marketing and communications at Dassault Systèmes

Jenny Weinbloom, executive producer of Meow Wolf Denver

Ivar Zeile, founder of Denver Digerati and owner of Plus Gallery

We’re honored to work with such a talented board of industry experts and artists. Please see our Advisory Board page for bios and more details about their work!