Daniel Killough

PhD Student, XR Accessibility

Digital Diversity Day | Daniel Killough

Digital Diversity Day

October 2019

Joint effort between DELL, Longhorn Gaming, UT Electronic Game Developers Society, UT Women in Gaming, and the Texas Immersive Institute at the Moody College of Communication to host a conference to improve diversity in interactive media and storytelling.

~20 hrs/wk coordinating event with faculty staff student organization leaders

Main sponsor: DELL Project Innovate

ARV $12,000 in prizing including paid trip to Los Angeles for Infinity Festival Hollywood

Responsibility: Pitch Competition Director

Coordinated competition, entrants submitted to online site.

Judges reviewed and marked finalists

Finalists presented in person to judges and live audience during convention