Virtual reality has become a solution to real-world problems by allowing information to be shared earlier and more effectively. Hear Shannon Lory, a partner in Wisconsin-based Arch Virtual, discuss how virtual reality tools are adding measurable value to business and education at the Tuesday, June 27, Tech Council Innovation Network luncheon meeting in Madison.

The luncheon will be held at the Sheraton Hotel on Madison’s John Nolen Drive. Registration and networking begin at 11:30 a.m., lunch at noon and the presentation at 12:30 p.m. The cost is $10 for students and Bunker Labs members, $25 for individual members, $35 for non-members and included for Tech Council corporate members. Click here to register.

Arch Virtual develops virtual reality applications and tools for business and education. It has completed numerous assignments across a wide variety of industries, including architecture, medicine, retail, education, manufacturing, marketing, engineering, game development and more.

Architectural visualization and virtual reality environment design and development is a core strength of the company. Chad Eschler, business development at J.H. Findorff and Son, will join Lory to discuss their partnership to construct The Spark building.

“We’ll hear about trends in VR and provide some hands-on demonstrations for people who attend,” said Tom Still, president of the Tech Council.

This Tech Council Innovation Network event is sponsored by BMO Harris Bank.

The Wisconsin Technology Council is the independent, non-profit science and technology adviser to the governor and Legislature, with events, publications and outreach that contribute to Wisconsin’s tech-based economy. To join, go to or call 608-442-7557.