September 20th - 21st

Tampere Hall, Tampere, Finland

International Technology Conference

Mindtrek functions as an open platform that facilitates the birth of innovations, both nationally and internationally.

We aim to offer high-quality presentations, networking between top companies and future talents, as well as mind-broadening experiences and current trends from the industry. We aspire to bring about a collision between applied research and the corporate world.

Mindtrek is for technology experts, enthusiasts and innovators of different fields, who desire to be in the frontline of technological development. Mindtrek is where innovations are brought to life across industry borders.

Multiple Events

In 2017, the conference will consist of different events including Open World, IoT, Immersion, Smart Tampere, eHealth, and Academic Mindtrek. In addition to these, Makertech competition will be held for the second time around in 2017. Makertech is open for all developers and companies alike wanting to bring forward their ideas on a selection of topics.

Interesting Speakers

Altogether around 80 different sessions; speeches, presentations, demos and workshops, took place at the Mindtrek 2016 conference, and 26 sponsors were on display in the exhibition area.

Networking

It’s all about networking: connecting with companies, innovators, decision-makers, students and other professionals. In 2016, the conference attracted almost 1,200 participants from all around the world, with 38.8% of attendees coming from outside of Finland.

Academic Mindtrek

Provides a platform for academicians, researchers and professionals from the industry to put forward ideas and interpretations regarding the development of human-computer interaction, games and gamification, interactive media, journalism, theater and acting, and information society.

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“Mindtrek gathers great Nordic fusion of top notch tech savvies and urban innovators towards progress of contemporary cities and societies.”
- Gunita Kulikovska, Founder of Vividly

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Percent International Visitors

80

Sessions

1163

Attendees

1898

Cups of Coffee

First Announced Speakers

Karsten Gerloff (Open World Keynote)

FOSS strategies and compliance at Siemens

Karsten will be talking about what Free and open-source software (FOSS) looks like from the perspective of a traditional industrial company, the opportunities they see at Siemens, the challenges they face, and how they’re dealing with them.

Topic of Speech: Turning Siemens from a Metal-Basher into a Software Company

@kgerloff

Luciana Carvalho Se

Founder SE3 Solutions Limited

Topic of Speech: NeuroVR and the Concept of the Virtual Self

@LCarvalhoSe

Ryan Fink (Immersion Keynote)

VP of Business Development, Atheer

Ryan has been in the AR/MR space since 2010. Prior to building the worlds leading wearable gesture interface company ONtheGO Platforms, which was acquired by Mountain View based company Atheer in 2015, he built an AR application called GhostRunner. Ryan now has 9+ patents and is the VP of Business Development at Atheer where he leads strategic relationships and product development.

Topic of Speech: What does the future of AR/MR look like?

@RynFnk

Super Early Bird
-20%

Jan 1 - March 31, 2017

2-Day VIP 239,20€ + VAT 24% (296,61€ incl. VAT)
2-Day Pass 156€ + VAT 24% (193,44€ incl. VAT)
1-Day Pass 87,20€ + VAT 24% (108,13€ incl. VAT)
2-Day Student 47,20€ + VAT 24% (58,53€ incl. VAT)
1-Day Student 32€ + VAT 24% (39,68€ incl. VAT)

Early Bird
-10%

April 1 - Aug 20, 2017

2-Day VIP 269,10€ + VAT 24% (333,68€ incl. VAT)
2-Day Pass 175,50€ + VAT 24% (217,62€ incl. VAT)
1-Day Pass 98,10€ + VAT 24% (121,64€ incl. VAT)
2-Day Student 53,10€ + VAT 24% (65,84€ incl. VAT)
1-Day Student 36€ + VAT 24% (44,64€ incl. VAT)


Our online ticket order system opens soon. In the meanwhile you can order tickets via email: sales@mindtrek.org.

Regular Price

Aug 21 - Sept 21, 2017

2-Day VIP 299€ + VAT 24% (365,80€ incl. VAT)
2-Day Pass 195€ + VAT 24% (241,80€ incl. VAT)
1-Day Pass 109€ + VAT 24% (135,16€ incl. VAT)
2-Day Student 59€ + VAT 24 % (73,16€ incl. VAT)
1-Day Student 40€ + VAT 24 % (49,60€ incl. VAT)

What Do I Get?

Breakfast, lunch, coffee & cake, access to Mindtrek Evening Party and Recruitment Event included in ALL ticket types.
In addition VIP check-in, glass of bubbly on Wednesday afternoon, lunch in VIP area, and front row seats by the Keynote Stage included in 2-Day VIP Pass.

Sponsors & Partners

Sponsorship Packages

Become a sponsor? Contact info@mindtrek.org

Guru

6000€ / 4900€ for COSS association members + VAT 24%

  • Two-day promotional stand presence in the Sponsors’ area  (3m x 3m area includes 1 standing table + 2 chairs, electricity and WI-FI)
  • ­30-minute presentation on Keynote Stage (Park hall/Sorsapuistosali)
  • ­Company introduction on social media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn)
  • ­Logo inclusion on website, monthly newsletters, printed promotional materials, and on a special sponsors’ roll-up at the conference
  • ­Setting up meetings with conference participants (max. 5) Reach visitors during the conference
  • ­Article published on Mindtrek blog channel and newsletter sent to all Mindtrek subscribers
  • ­Reach visitors via post-event Thank You Message  
  • ­Possibility to take part in the Talent Recruitment Event + access to Talent data for recruitment purposes
  • ­7 Two-Day Conference Passes & 2 Two-Day VIP Passes (incl. 2 Exhibitor Badges)

Champion

2200€ /1800€ for COSS association members + VAT 24%

  • ­Two-day stand presence in the Sponsors’ area (2m x 2m stand area includes 1 standing table + chair, electricity and WI-FI)
  • Company introduction on Mindtrek social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn)
  • Logo inclusion on website, monthly newsletters, promotional printouts and materials + a special sponsors’ roll-up at the conference
  • Article published on Mindtrek blog channel
  • Possibility to take part in the Talent Recruitment Event + access to Talent data for recruitment purposes
  • 4 Two-Day Conference Passes + 1 Two-Day VIP Pass (incl. 2 Exhibitor Badges)

Startups & Demos

300 € + VAT 24%

  • Two-day promotional stand presence in the Start-Ups & Demos area (2m x 2m area includes 1 standing table + chair, electricity and WIFI)
  • Brand visibility on Mindtrek 2017 website
  • Possibility to take part in the Talent Recruitment Event + access to Talent data for recruitment purposes
  • 2 Two-Day Conference Passes (incl. breakfast, lunch, coffee & cake + access to Mindtrek Evening Party)
  • Acceptance via application: Apply to Start-Ups & Demos Area. Please note that this package is meant for start-ups and small companies only

Get In Touch

If you are interested in becoming a Mindtrek sponsor, please contact Jenna Tuominen jenna.tuominen@coss.fi +358 400 41 5858.
For ticket orders please send a message to sales@mindtrek.org.