Sponsored Session: Decision 2020: The Immersive Election

  • Saturday – 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
  • Bayside A+B - 4th Floor | Sheraton
  • #ONA19

This session is sponsored by Yahoo! News

This event is presented by Yahoo! News

With major advances in VR and AR technology and distribution over the past four years, the 2020 election is gearing up to be the first immersive election. How can news organizations create experiences that draw the public into the political conversation to help people make informed decisions and be part of the political process in a whole new way? Join Yahoo News and partners from around the industry to hear about ideas, issues, and opportunities in the XR space.

This session is designed for:

  • Anyone looking to learn more about immersive storytelling
  • Editors managing political/election 2020 coverage
  • Publishers looking to grow distribution for immersive content
  • Anyone working in UX/UI and product integration


Laura Hertzfeld - Director, Yahoo News XR Partner Program
@laurahertzfeld | https://news.yahoo.com/

Ray Soto - Director of Emerging Technology, USA TODAY NETWORK
| https://www.usatoday.com/

Mia Tramz - Editorial Director, Enterprise + Immersive Experiences, TIME
@miatramz | http://www.time.com