VR Summit Salzburg 2017

FH Salzburg - 5.Oct'17
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VR Summit Salzburg 2017 follows the successful 2016's summit with even more insights in VR and AR technologies in the areas of Entertainment, Health, Tourism and, that's a first, Mobility. We invite all digital explorers to join in.
And for the first time, together with our partners, Salzburg University of Applied Sciences puts up a challenge and calls for your VR and AR project proposals.
Don't miss out and be part of it!

Keynote Speaker

Pascal Levensohn, Managing Director of Dolby Family Ventures and founder of Levensohn Venture Partners is the Keynote Speaker at the Virtual Reality Summit Salzburg 2017 and will offer insights into developments in Silicon Valley.

VR/AR Challenge

The VR/AR Challenge is responding to the recent explosion of commercial and research activities related to VR and AR. Salzburg University of Applied Sciences invites you to submit your project proposals for VR and AR projects in the fields of Entertainment, Health, Tourism and Mobility for the first Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Challenge. An international Jury will select a winner from each category that will be awarded with 5,000 euros at the VR Summit Salzburg 2017.

Panels

Our sponsors and different experts talk about the impact VR/AR has / will have for the industry, highlighting chances and barriers in the areas of Entertainment, Health, Tourism and Mobility.

Innovation award

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Challenge - Call for Submission

Join us and invent the future of reality.
Win 5,000 euros and be promoted by international VC experts and coaches in individual sessions. An international Jury will select a winner from each category.
The winners will be invited to present their idea at the VR Summit Salzburg 2017 at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences in Puch/Salzburg (Austria) on 5 October 2017.

Submission is now closed. THANK YOU for your submissions!

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Mobility
Mobility

We are looking for ideas, solutions and applications for the future of mobility in a green environment, smarter than everything we know today and accident-free.

Health
Health

We are looking for ideas, solutions and applications for new forms of cure, precaution and well being.

Tourism
Tourism

We are looking for ideas, solutions and applications to enhance customer experience and business processes in a tourism environment.

Entertainment
Entertainment

We are looking for ideas, solutions and applications in the fields of Gaming, Immersive Drama and future formats.

Programme

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09:00 AM
Pre-Opening Demo & Registration
Foyer and various rooms
10:00 AM
Welcome and Short Introduction
Gerhard Blechinger, Rector, Salzburg University of Applied Sciences (SUAS)
Audimax
10:05 AM
Welcome Address
Oliver Wagner, ITG
Audimax
10:15 AM
"After the Hype: Augmented Realities, the View from Silicon Valley"
Pascal Levensohn, Founder and Managing Partner of Levensohn Venture Partners / Managing Director of Dolby Family Ventures
Audimax
11:00 AM
"From driving experience to driving the experience - Immersive technologies at Audi"
Nils J. Wollny, Head of Digital Business Strategy & Customer Experience, Audi AG
Audimax
11:30 AM
15-minutes break
11:45 AM
"WOW in VR"
Anders Hakfelt, VP Product & Marketing, Ultrahaptics
Audimax
12:15 PM
Industry Panel
Our sponsors and different experts talk about the impact VR/AR has / will have for the industry, highlighting chances and barriers in the areas of Entertainment, Health, Tourism and Mobility.
- Wolfgang Fuchs, VP Business Development & Sales for Games & Publishing, Sony DADC Europe Limited
- Thomas Soboll, Head of Product-Management Automotive Smart Service, Porsche Informatik
- Gregor Matjan, Head of Digital Media and Online Marketing, SalzburgerLand Tourismus GmbH
- Andreas Riegler, Founder, Digital Media, Apex Ventures
- representative of Sony DADC International

Moderator: Andreas Spechtler, Founder and CEO, Silicon Castles
Audimax
1:00 PM
1-hour-lunch break
lunch, beverages and coffee included
Foyer
2:00 PM
VR/AR@SUAS: past success - future development
Introduction, Short Project Presentation and Panel with Students of SUAS

Degree Programme MultiMediaTechnology: Radomir Dinic, Project: EatTango
Degree Programme MultiMediaArt: Philipp Reinhardt, Project: Quanero 2
Degree Programme Innovation & Management in Tourism: Viola Heberger, Project: Attitudes towards the use of Virtual Reality in tourism

Moderator: Josef Schinwald, Head of Degree Programme MultiMediaArt, SUAS
Audimax
3:00 PM
"VR & Design: Shaping products and future processes"
Mel Cheng, Connected Products and Services, KISKA
Anton Brousseau, Transportation Designer for KTM, KISKA
Jamen Harris, Lead Designer, KISKA
Audimax
3:30 PM
"History and Future of Virtual Reality"
Anton Fuhrmann, Senior Reseacher, VRVis
Audimax
4:00 PM
Award Ceremony VR/AR Challenge Salzburg 2017
For the first time, together with partners, SUAS put up a challenge and called for VR and AR project proposals in the fields of Entertainment, Health and Tourism.

Who will win 5,000 euros and will be promoted by international VC experts and coaches in individual sessions? An international Jury selected a winner from each category.

Innovation Award in the category Entertainment goes to ...
Innovation Award in the category Health goes to ...
Innovation Award in the category Tourism goes to ...

...all will be revealed at the VR Summit Salzburg 2017!

Moderator: Peter Arp, Director & Coach / Lecturer, SUAS
Audimax
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4:45 PM
Get together and Invitation to Exhibitions
evening meal and beverages included
Foyer and various rooms

Venue Fachhochschule Salzburg

Salzburg University of Applied Sciences

Campus Urstein
Urstein Süd 1
A-5412 Puch/Salzburg
+43-(0)50-2211-0

The venue is structurally free of barriers and the event takes place on the ground floor.

Parking space available at Urstein Campus (requires payment of a fee)

Public Transportation:

S3 from Salzburg Main Station to Puch/Urstein. Salzburg University of Applied Sciences is only a 2 minutes walk away from the station.

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