Christopher Stapleton will join us for almost 3 month. The following description about his person and experiences was taking from his CV.
"Christopher Stapleton is currently an affiliate professor of the University of Central Florida's Institute for Simulation and Training. He is the Founding President for Simiosys, LLC a commercial research firm developing next generation simulation for training, education and entertainment
(www.simiosys.com) whose clients include the Department of Education, Digitec Productions, Institute for Creative Technologies and the US Army.
He was the Founding Director of the University of Central Florida's Media Convergence Laboratory (www.mcl.ucf.edu) and. Sponsors and partners include Canon Inc., US Dept. of Education, US Army, US Navy, National Center For Simulation, Nickelodeon Studios, Universal Studios and the Orlando Science Museum.
Prior to his academic research he was a producer of experience-based media by training. He has over twenty five years experience as a creative principal in developing experiences and environments for entertainment, marketing and education for companies such as Universal Studios, Nickelodeon, Disney and Sanrio. His positions include Producer, Entertainment Consultant, Creative Director, Artistic Director, Design Director, Art Director, Chairperson, Concept Designer, as well as Production and Scenic Designer. Projects were developed for film, television, theater, theme parks, museums, research and education, retail merchandising, corporate marketing and communications. Experiences include projects worldwide including New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Milan, Cincinnati, Knoxville and Orlando. Education consists of a Master of Fine Arts in Film, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater from New York University, Manhattan and London."
Mr. Stapleton was the keynote speaker at 2006 HIT Lab conference, New Zealand; ISMAR 2005, Vienna Austria; HSHS 2003 Orlando Florida; ISMR 2001, Yokohama Japan; ACM Sig MM 1999, Orlando, FL; SISO SIW 1999, Orlando Florida.
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Mr. Stapleton is an expert in finding a creative way with audience appeal to showcase scientific work and technology. We arranged a room at Klinikum Innenstadt, LMU Munich for a small CAMP exhibition.