Summit 2019

45 Workshops | 21 Talks
Labs | Performances

In association with

17 - 19 Aug




Workshops (Saturday)

Zoe Sandoval

Zoe is a Mexican-Venezuelan experience designer, filmmaker and producer who specializes in interactive installations and documentary production. Their work spans live entertainment, performance, immersive experiences, AR/XR/MR and the development of emerging technologies.

Previously, Zoe worked as a project manager & creative producer at the UCLA Center for Research in Engineering, Media and Performance (REMAP). At REMAP,Zoe produced and designed several interactive storytelling experiences,including the Google-funded Future of Storytelling effort and local initiatives with California State Parks. 

Zoe received their MFA from UC Santa Cruz in the Digital Arts + New Media program, and a BA in Film, Television & Digital Media from the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.

Owen Kirby

Owen Kirby is an audio-visual artist from Montreal, Canada with a background in science, film-making and electro-acoustic music composition. He studied cinema at Collège Champlain and went on to study electroacoustic music composition at Concordia University.

His love of electronic sound and real-time video workflows led him to spend time exploring the audio-synthesis side of TouchDesigner; discovering techniques and workflows which he documents and shares through his YouTube series: Electronic Ape Friends.

A keen biology enthusiast, he is in the process of proving the first partial albino morph of a local species of isopod and has created introductory myrmecology kits which have sold side by side with his TouchDesigner components on his Etsy store: StareIntoTheFire.

Tim Greiser

Tim Greiser runs a software consulting business based in Portland, Oregon. He is a multi-disciplinary artist and open source enthusiast. He is the co-creator of Laser Juice, the author of the Ether Dream drivers for Go, and a longtime TouchDesigner user. He is currently exploring XR formats and performing with the fulldome live A/V act sin(Cronus).


350 TouchDesigneurs coming from all the corners of the world.


The Summit takes place on the beautiful and spacious Couer des Sciences / UQAM campus in  Montreal centre-ville very close to Place des Arts. We will be occupying several spaces in the campus, but the main entrance and registration will be in the “Chaufferie” building which will also act as the ‘lab’ or community space.  Please see attached map for access routes.