Activities, Activations & Apps at AWE USA 2024

The 15th anniversary AWE is going to be a very 'spatial' event. Explore our comprehensive resource for all on-site activities, unique activations, and app experiences at AWE USA 2024 in Long Beach.


Augmented Reality Filters & AI Apps for AWE 2024

Feeling Spatial Instagram AR Filter  Feeling Spatial - Instagram filter, powered by Alexis Zerafa & Helena Dong
Celebrate AWE’s 15th anniversary with a special Instagram AR effect that'll leave you 'Feeling Spatial.' This multi-layered activation lets attendees interact with AR content via selfie mode and has a branded frame for the back camera.
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Rainbow Road to AWE Instagram AR Filter Game
Rainbow Road to AWE - Instagram filter, powered by Fyware
Building on our playful 15th anniversary branding this AR filter game announces our growth into our new, bigger, bayside home with a first-person cruising game. Collect letters to spell “Long Beach” while avoiding obstacles to win.
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Reality Multipass AI Camera for XR event AWE USA 2024
Reality Multipass - AI camera, powered by AREYES Studio
Discover your unique AWE identity and create a 'passport to a future tech-enabled reality' with an AI-enhanced selfie camera web app. Make up to 3 variations in a session and download your Multipass.
Try the AI Camera Web App >
Life After AR Snap Filter Life After AR - Snapchat lens, powered by Fyware XR 
Celebrating AWE's 15th anniversary and the long history of augmented reality, this Snap Lens allows you to embody the feeling of the world before AR and after its creation. Did you find the hidden 15th anniversary Easter egg interaction? 
Try the Snap Lens >
AI camera web app Space and Time Travel Space Travel & Time Travel - AI camera & AR navigation, powered by Zaubar 
This web app features two experiences, works on any device, and requires no downloads. Use the Time Travel app to open an adjustable AI camera and add your future selfies to the event feed—located at the Zaubar booth. Scan the QR codes on signs in the lobby to open an AR navigation app that can direct you to major Conference locations and features. 
Try the Web Apps >

Meetups & Networking

 AWE Nite organizers meetup AWE Nite Organizers Meetup at the Welcome Party
An exclusive gathering for AWE Nite Organizers to connect and network, open to all global organizers.
  Pride Meetup at the Welcome Party
Join us for the Pride Meetup, during the AWE Welcome Party, to celebrate and network in a welcoming and inclusive environment. Bold and gold attire encouraged. All are welcome. Pride swag will be available in limited quantities.  

6-8pm Tuesday, June 18  
At the Welcome Party @ The Cove
Hope for Haiti Logo
Morning Shoreline Walk with Hope for Haiti 
Join Hope for Haiti, Niantic 8th Wall, and the AWE community for an impactful morning walk along the shoreline in solidarity with families in Haiti who have to walk long distances to access clean water, healthcare, and education. Build community, make a difference.

Wed. June 19, 7:45 AM
RSVP on the Event Page >

UX Meetup
Join the UX Meetup, a gathering of UX Researchers, Developers, and Designers from across the globe, to chat about some of the great examples of User Experience we’ve seen throughout the conference and what to look forward to. discuss and share user experience insights and trends. Open to all attendees.

June 19, 11:30 AM 1:00 PM
RSVP on LinkedIn >

XR Guild Unconference & Meetup  

Join a cadre of other ethical professionals for an 'Unconference' within the AWE conference. Instead of a lecture format, we'll meet in small groups to discuss some of the most interesting questions of today.

Wed. June 19, 
Learn more & RSVP >

'Spatial' Activations

Author Events & Signings
There will be a number of book signings and author events designed to compliment the AWE USA 2024 agenda. Look for the following speakers on the agenda, attend their session, and then join them for a 'meet the author' or book signing event in area outside the track rooms immediately following their talks. 
See all the author events >

  Charlie Fink TWIXR Interview Space
Recognize the 200th episode of This Week in XR Podcast with a special backdrop and interview area.
This Week in XR >

Physical Meets Digital Wellbeing: AWE Intentional Attention Walk
The more we tune ourselves to appreciate our physical environment, the sharper our skills to design digital wellbeing experiences with resonance. Come learn how awareness, connection, and a sense of awe play a role in transformative digital thriving. This is an outdoor session that involves light movement, meditation, and conversation.

This walk will begin at the Expo Stage in the Exhibit Hall June 18 at 1:10 pm and then proceed to an outdoor experience around Long Beach Convention Center. If you'd like to join, please meet at the Expo Stage or watch for an opportunity to join as the group moves the journey outdoors.
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Awards, Expo Floor & Playground

  Explore the Expo Floor
Discover the latest XR technologies from industry giants on the expansive Expo Floor.
See all Exhibitors >

  The AWE Playground
Experience brand new, never-before-seen XR demos in a dynamic, hands-on environment.
Learn more about the Playground >
  The XR Hall of Fame and XR History Museum
Honor trailblazers in the XR community and explore vintage prototypes at the XR History Museum.
View the XR Hall of Fame >

15th Annual Auggie Awards
Recognize excellence across the augmented and virtual reality industries.
View the Finalists >