Immersive Tech

Immersive Tech

By bringing together virtual, augmented and mixed reality, Mindtrek creates an all-encompassing experience, during which you can immerse yourself in what the big things and topics in the field are right now, and what the next big breakouts will be in the future. This technology allows for people to learn and experience things that they may not be able to in real life. The use of immersive technology can improve our lives in various areas such as our jobs, education, and entertainment, to name a few.  The Immersive Tech Event will provide insider information on a variety of topics such as the Future of VR/AR/MR, NeuroVR, VR in Culture, Education, Industrial Settings and Forestry Use, VR in Video games, and Rehabilitation through VR. In addition, there will be a two-day Mixed Reality Hackathon with Nokia OZO!

For whom

This event is for those who want to know the about the latest developments in the world of virtual, augmented and mixed realities. The speeches will bring together internationally acclaimed virtual reality experts, students, content creators and visionaries, as well as a variety of companies wanting to gather the benefits of the use of VR, AR and MR.


Wednesday, September 20th

10:00 – 10:45 Conference Keynote Steven M. LaValle, Huawei: “Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality: Where is it All Going?”
10:00 – 17:15 Mindtrek Mixed Reality Hackathon With Nokia OZO
11:00 – 11:30 “Immersive Tech Is Cool but Where’s the Beef?” Juha Latvala, Intopalo
13:00 – 13:30 “Changing the Past: Moomin Goes XR” Toni Pippola, Tampere University of Applied Sciences
15:00 – 15:45 Conference Keynote Simon Giles, Accenture: “Will Smart Cities Ever Live Up To The Hype?”
16:00 – 16:30 ““Immersive Tech Reforms Machine Operator´s Work.” Antti Sirén, FIMA & Hiab
16:45 – 17:15 “VR in Culture, Education & Industrial Settings” Markku Turunen, University of Tampere

Thursday, September 21st

09:45 – 10:30 Conference Keynote Brie Code, Tru Luv Media: “The End Game”
10:00 – 17:00 Mindtrek Hackathon with Nokia OZO
10:45 – 11:15 “VR Games from the Trough of Disillusionment” Jana Palm, Stugan
12:45 – 13:15 “The Experience Age: Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality” Raven Zachary, Object Theory
13:30 – 14:15 Conference Keynote Carol Chen, Red Hat: “Openess in The Culturally Diverse World and Communities”
14:30 – 15:00 “Rehabilitation Through VR”, Erik Raita, Physilect