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Through a mix of case-study presentations, interactive roundtable discussions, Q&A sessions and hands-on workshops you will gain a diverse and inspiring perspective. The multi stream format allows you to move freely between the conferences and choose the sessions of most interest and relevance. Create your program from the case studies and interactive round tables.

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Learning, Training, Collaboration & Communication
Target Group

Decision Makers and Leaders in Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality, Industry 4.0, Smart Factory, Corporate Learning and Talent Management, Employee Engagement, IT, Digital Transformation & Innovation, Digital Marketing, and Communication

Key Topics
  • Shared Learning Experiences
  • Multi-Functional Digital Platforms
  • XR in Training and Recruiting
  • Workplace Transformation with XR
  • XR in Marketing & Sales
Construction, Manufacturing & Maintenance
Target Group

Decision Makers and Leaders in Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality, Industry 4.0, Smart Factory, IT, Digital Transformation & Innovation, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Construction, Architecture, and Corporate Strategy

Key Topics
  • VR/AR in Construction and Architecture
  • XR in Development and Manufacturing
  • Immersive and Virtual Products
  • AR in Logistics
  • Information in Action - Visualizing Data

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24TH

9:00

Introduction by the Organizer manetch and Welcome to the Moderator of the Stream

Peter Lorenz

Managing Director
VRBB
Germany

This session is in English

Introduction by the Organizer manetch and Welcome to the Moderator of the Stream

Peter Lorenz

Managing Director
VRBB
Germany

This session is in English

Introduction by the Organizer manetch and Welcome to the Moderator of the Stream

Philip Wogart

Executive Director DACH
VR AR Association
Germany

This session is in English

Introduction by the Organizer manetch and Welcome to the Moderator of the Stream

Philip Wogart

Executive Director DACH
VR AR Association
Germany

This session is in English

9:15

Michał Neufeld

AR Solution Architect & IoT specialist
Transition Technologies PSC
Poland

Digital Work Instructions Delivered to Workers on a Head-Mounted and Voice-Controlled Wearable Device

This session is in English
Mark Jaxion

Director - IoT and Industry 4.0 Strategy
Vestas
Denmark

9:45

Design, Create, Iterate: A Hands-On Approach to Using Virtual Reality for Product Development and Workplace Transformation

David Bynum

Senior Expert Digital Innovation
adidas
USA

This session is in English

10:15

Coffee Break with Networking

10:45

Gamification of Training

Hans Götze

Lead Programmer Unreal
International Committee of the Red Cross - ICRC
Thailand

Christian Rouffaer

Head of Virtual Reality Unit
International Committee of the Red Cross
Switzerland

This session is in English

Hans Götze

Lead Programmer Unreal
International Committee of the Red Cross - ICRC
Thailand

Gamification of Training

This session is in English

Christian Rouffaer

Head of Virtual Reality Unit
International Committee of the Red Cross
Switzerland

Augmented Reality - Future for Education & Industry

Sebastian Kaspari

Senior Account Manager - Augmented Reality for Education & Industry
3DQR
Germany

This session is in English

Augmented Reality - Future for Education & Industry

Sebastian Kaspari

Senior Account Manager - Augmented Reality for Education & Industry
3DQR
Germany

This session is in English

11:15

Digital Realities in Manufacturing

Daniel Seidl

CEO & Founder
Innoactive
Germany

Malte Hedemann

Digital Realities (VR/AR)
Volkswagen
Germany

This session is in English

Daniel Seidl

CEO & Founder
Innoactive
Germany

Digital Realities in Manufacturing

This session is in English

Malte Hedemann

Digital Realities (VR/AR)
Volkswagen
Germany

Implementing, Testing and Investigating XR Applications

Thomas Smits

BIM & VR - Director and Advisor
Heijmans
The Netherlands

This session is in English

Implementing, Testing and Investigating XR Applications

Thomas Smits

BIM & VR - Director and Advisor
Heijmans
The Netherlands

This session is in English

11:45

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

Digital Work Instructions Delivered to Workers on a Head-Mounted and Voice-Controlled Wearable Device - Michał Neufeld, AR Solution Architect & IoT specialist, Transition Technologies PSC and Mark Jaxion, Director - IoT and Industry 4.0 Strategy, Vestas

Gamification of Training - Hans Götze, Lead Programmer Unreal, International Committee of the Red Cross - ICRC and Christian Rouffaer, Head of Virtual Reality Unit, International Committee of the Red Cross

Digital Realities in Manufacturing - Daniel Seidl, CEO & Founder, Innoactive and Malte Hedemann, Digital Realities (VR/AR), Volkswagen

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

Digital Work Instructions Delivered to Workers on a Head-Mounted and Voice-Controlled Wearable Device - Michał Neufeld, AR Solution Architect & IoT specialist, Transition Technologies PSC and Mark Jaxion, Director - IoT and Industry 4.0 Strategy, Vestas

Gamification of Training - Hans Götze, Lead Programmer Unreal, International Committee of the Red Cross - ICRC and Christian Rouffaer, Head of Virtual Reality Unit, International Committee of the Red Cross

Digital Realities in Manufacturing - Daniel Seidl, CEO & Founder, Innoactive and Malte Hedemann, Digital Realities (VR/AR), Volkswagen

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

Design, Create, Iterate: A Hands-On Approach to Using Virtual Reality for Product Development and Workplace Transformation - David Bynum, Senior Expert Digital Innovation, adidas

Augmented Reality - Future for Education & Industry - Sebastian Kaspari, Senior Account Manager - Augmented Reality for Education & Industry, 3DQR

Implementing, Testing and Investigating XR Applications - Thomas Smits, BIM & VR - Director and Advisor, Heijmans

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

Design, Create, Iterate: A Hands-On Approach to Using Virtual Reality for Product Development and Workplace Transformation - David Bynum, Senior Expert Digital Innovation, adidas

Augmented Reality - Future for Education & Industry - Sebastian Kaspari, Senior Account Manager - Augmented Reality for Education & Industry, 3DQR

Implementing, Testing and Investigating XR Applications - Thomas Smits, BIM & VR - Director and Advisor, Heijmans

12:30

Lunch with Networking

14:00

How VR Training is Changing the Way We Work

Marc Langsteiner

Head Of Product Management
Lufthansa Aviation Training
Germany

This session is in English

How VR Training is Changing the Way We Work

Marc Langsteiner

Head Of Product Management
Lufthansa Aviation Training
Germany

This session is in English

Sample-Application SmartZSVA - Smartglasses in the Sterile Supply Department

Yücel Uzun

Smart-Glasses Researcher
Fraunhofer FIT
Germany

Veronika Krauß

Project Lead
Fraunhofer FIT
Germany

This session is in English

Yücel Uzun

Smart-Glasses Researcher
Fraunhofer FIT
Germany

Sample-Application SmartZSVA - Smartglasses in the Sterile Supply Department

This session is in English

Veronika Krauß

Project Lead
Fraunhofer FIT
Germany

14:30

Successful Strategies and Examples of XR in Training

Marbod Lemke

Head of International Training Services
ANDREAS STIHL
Germany

This session is in English

Successful Strategies and Examples of XR in Training

Marbod Lemke

Head of International Training Services
ANDREAS STIHL
Germany

This session is in English

Creating an Inspiring Experience using VR

Oliver Lowrie

Director and Founder
Ackroyd Lowrie
United Kingdom

Jonathan Ackroyd

Director and Founder
Ackroyd Lowrie
United Kingdom

This session is in English

Oliver Lowrie

Director and Founder
Ackroyd Lowrie
United Kingdom

Creating an Inspiring Experience using VR

This session is in English

Jonathan Ackroyd

Director and Founder
Ackroyd Lowrie
United Kingdom

15:00

Deploying AR and VR for Brand Communication

Julian Weiss

CEO & Co-Founder
headraft
Germany

This session is in English

Deploying AR and VR for Brand Communication

Julian Weiss

CEO & Co-Founder
headraft
Germany

This session is in English

Minimizing Service and Maintenance Time with XR Applications

Tobias Knödler

Head of 3D Multimedia, Augmented and Virtual Reality
MAN Energy Solutions
Germany

This session is in English

Minimizing Service and Maintenance Time with XR Applications

Tobias Knödler

Head of 3D Multimedia, Augmented and Virtual Reality
MAN Energy Solutions
Germany

This session is in English

15:30

Coffee Break with Networking

16:00

VR and AR Applications in Autonomous Driving

Lennart Asbach

Team Lead
DLR - German Aerospace Center
Germany

This session is in English

VR and AR Applications in Autonomous Driving

Lennart Asbach

Team Lead
DLR - German Aerospace Center
Germany

This session is in English

VR Applications in Simulations and Modelling - Holoview & Holosimulate

Tobias Breuer

Caretaker of eXtended Reality Solutions
BASF
Germany

Leif Geiger

Senior (IT Technical) Consultant
BASF
Germany

This session is in English

Tobias Breuer

Caretaker of eXtended Reality Solutions
BASF
Germany

VR Applications in Simulations and Modelling - Holoview & Holosimulate

This session is in English

Leif Geiger

Senior (IT Technical) Consultant
BASF
Germany

16:30

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

How VR Training is Changing the Way We Work - Marc Langsteiner, Head Of Product Management, Lufthansa Aviation Training

Successful Strategies and Examples of XR in Training - Marbod Lemke, Head of International Training Services, ANDREAS STIHL

Deploying AR and VR for Brand Communication - Julian Weiss, CEO & Co-Founder, headraft

VR and AR Applications in Autonomous Driving - Lennart Asbach, Team Lead, DLR - German Aerospace Center

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

How VR Training is Changing the Way We Work - Marc Langsteiner, Head Of Product Management, Lufthansa Aviation Training

Successful Strategies and Examples of XR in Training - Marbod Lemke, Head of International Training Services, ANDREAS STIHL

Deploying AR and VR for Brand Communication - Julian Weiss, CEO & Co-Founder, headraft

VR and AR Applications in Autonomous Driving - Lennart Asbach, Team Lead, DLR - German Aerospace Center

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

Sample-Application SmartZSVA - Smartglasses in the Sterile Supply Department - Veronika Krauß, Project Lead, Fraunhofer FIT and Yücel Uzun, Smart-Glasses Researcher, Fraunhofer FIT

Creating an Inspiring Experience using VR - Oliver Lowrie, Director and Founder, Ackroyd Lowrie and Jonathan Ackroyd, Director and Founder, Ackroyd Lowrie

Minimizing Service and Maintenance Time with XR Applications - Tobias Knödler, Head of 3D Multimedia, Augmented and Virtual Reality, MAN Energy Solutions

VR Applications in Simulations and Modelling - Holoview & Holosimulate - Tobias Breuer, Caretaker of eXtended Reality Solutions, BASF and Leif Geiger, Senior (IT Technical) Consultant, BASF

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

Sample-Application SmartZSVA - Smartglasses in the Sterile Supply Department - Veronika Krauß, Project Lead, Fraunhofer FIT and Yücel Uzun, Smart-Glasses Researcher, Fraunhofer FIT

Creating an Inspiring Experience using VR - Oliver Lowrie, Director and Founder, Ackroyd Lowrie and Jonathan Ackroyd, Director and Founder, Ackroyd Lowrie

Minimizing Service and Maintenance Time with XR Applications - Tobias Knödler, Head of 3D Multimedia, Augmented and Virtual Reality, MAN Energy Solutions

VR Applications in Simulations and Modelling - Holoview & Holosimulate - Tobias Breuer, Caretaker of eXtended Reality Solutions, BASF and Leif Geiger, Senior (IT Technical) Consultant, BASF

17:15

From impactful Social XR Experience to a Powerful Business Solution

Ylva Hansdotter

Founder & Director
XR Impact
Sweden

This session is in English

17:45

Summary of the First Day of the Conference and Start-Up Pitches

18:15

Evening Reception with Sparkling Wine, Snacks and Networking

Engage in Exciting Conversations. Strengthen your Network after a Day full of Knowledge Sharing, Groundbreaking Presentations, and Interesting Conversations. Join Delegates and Speakers in the Relaxed Atmosphere of the Event Venue.

This session is in English

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25TH

9:00

Introduction by the Organizer manetch and Welcome to the Moderator of the Stream

Ferhan Özkan

CEO
VR First
Germany

This session is in English

Introduction by the Organizer manetch and Welcome to the Moderator of the Stream

Ferhan Özkan

CEO
VR First
Germany

This session is in English

Introduction by the Organizer manetch and Welcome to the Moderator of the Stream

Katrin Brunner

Ph.D. Student & Research Associate
Bundeswehr University Munich
Germany

This session is in English

Introduction by the Organizer manetch and Welcome to the Moderator of the Stream

Katrin Brunner

Ph.D. Student & Research Associate
Bundeswehr University Munich
Germany

This session is in English

9:15

Gimmick, Paternalizer, or Disruptive Enterprise Tool? Learnings on the Management of Augmented Reality as Workplace Technology

Katrin Brunner

Ph.D. Student & Research Associate
Bundeswehr University Munich
Germany

This session is in English

9:40

How to Digitally Transform an Analogue Manufacturing Company using Augmented Reality Across all Areas

Volker Kunze

Team Lead Manager - Knowledge Management & Digital Services
EOS
Germany

This session is in English

10:10

Reality in Virtual Reality

Paul Speight

Chief Watch Manager
Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service
United Kingdom

This session is in English

10:40

Start-Up Pitch

10:45

Coffee Break with Networking

11:15

VR Training and Learning with Real Impact: Saving Lives & ROI

Lloyd Dean

Head of Digital and Innovative Learning
EDF Energy
United Kingdom

This session is in English

VR Training and Learning with Real Impact: Saving Lives & ROI

Lloyd Dean

Head of Digital and Innovative Learning
EDF Energy
United Kingdom

This session is in English

VR-Space with Oculus Go - The Virtual Exhibition Space for Oversized Products

Michael Neukirchen

Head of Marketing and Communications
BIRCO
Germany

This session is in English

VR-Space with Oculus Go - The Virtual Exhibition Space for Oversized Products

Michael Neukirchen

Head of Marketing and Communications
BIRCO
Germany

This session is in English

11:45

Please visit the presentation in the parallel stream

VR/AR in Designing and Planning - Engaging with Clients

Jasper Tonk

Associate Director New York Office
Mecanoo
The Netherlands

This session is in English

VR/AR in Designing and Planning - Engaging with Clients

Jasper Tonk

Associate Director New York Office
Mecanoo
The Netherlands

This session is in English

12:15

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

How to Digitally Transform an Analogue Manufacturing Company using Augmented Reality Across all Areas - Volker Kunze, Team Lead Manager - Knowledge Management & Digital Services, EOS

Reality in Virtual Reality - Paul Speight, Chief Watch Manager, Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service

VR Training and Learning with Real Impact: Saving Lives & ROI - Lloyd Dean, Head of Digital and Innovative Learning, EDF Energy

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

How to Digitally Transform an Analogue Manufacturing Company using Augmented Reality Across all Areas - Volker Kunze, Team Lead Manager - Knowledge Management & Digital Services, EOS

Reality in Virtual Reality - Paul Speight, Chief Watch Manager, Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service

VR Training and Learning with Real Impact: Saving Lives & ROI - Lloyd Dean, Head of Digital and Innovative Learning, EDF Energy

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

Gimmick, Paternalizer, or Disruptive Enterprise Tool? Learnings on the Management of Augmented Reality as Workplace Technology - Katrin Brunner, Ph.D. Student & Research Associate, Bundeswehr University Munich

VR-Space with Oculus Go - The Virtual Exhibition Space for Oversized Products - Michael Neukirchen, Head of Marketing and Communications, BIRCO

VR/AR in Designing and Planning - Engaging with Clients - Jasper Tonk, Associate Director New York Office, Mecanoo

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

Gimmick, Paternalizer, or Disruptive Enterprise Tool? Learnings on the Management of Augmented Reality as Workplace Technology - Katrin Brunner, Ph.D. Student & Research Associate, Bundeswehr University Munich

VR-Space with Oculus Go - The Virtual Exhibition Space for Oversized Products - Michael Neukirchen, Head of Marketing and Communications, BIRCO

VR/AR in Designing and Planning - Engaging with Clients - Jasper Tonk, Associate Director New York Office, Mecanoo

13:00

Lunch with Networking

14:30

Implementing VR Experiences to Boost your Business

Gilles-Adrien Cenni

Head of Technical Development
The Park Playground
Belgium

This session is in English

14:45

Remote Sales with Immersive Technology

Mélanie Doublat

Lead Immersive Innovation Manager
BNP Paribas Real Estate
France

This session is in English

15:00

FlixBus and the Future of VR and AR in Transportation and Training

John Collins

Senior Engineering Manager
FlixBus
Germany

This session is in English

15:30

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

Implementing VR Experiences to Boost your Business - Gilles-Adrien Cenni, Head of Technical Development, The Park Playground

Remote Sales with Immersive Technology - Mélanie Doublat, Lead Immersive Innovation Manager, BNP Paribas Real Estate

FlixBus and the Future of VR and AR in Transportation and Training - John Collins, Senior Engineering Manager, FlixBus

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into the topics:

Implementing VR Experiences to Boost your Business - Gilles-Adrien Cenni, Head of Technical Development, The Park Playground

Remote Sales with Immersive Technology - Mélanie Doublat, Lead Immersive Innovation Manager, BNP Paribas Real Estate

FlixBus and the Future of VR and AR in Transportation and Training - John Collins, Senior Engineering Manager, FlixBus

16:15

End of the Conference with Summary of all Streams

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