Program

Nordic VR Forum 2018

Main topic for the conference is “immersive learning” – how to use new and immersive technologies like VR & AR to accelerate learning, training, education, storytelling and knowledge transfer.

Joint session 1 (Kristin Flagstad Hall)

08.30 – 09.30 Registration, networking, coffee, tea and snack
09.30 – 09.35 Opening and welcome – host Truls Pedersen
09.35 – 10.45 Sessions

  • Salvador Baille – “The need to think new – innovation & learning” (title TBD)
  • Meghan McWilliams, Emblematic Group: “Greenland Melting project – journalism meets VR”
  • Daniel Horgmo, Microsoft Norway: “The future of learning” (title TBD)

10.45 – 11.15 Coffee break, refreshments, visit stands

11.15 – 12.30 Sessions

  • Peder Børresen, Holocap: “Volumetric video – the latest trend in VR. Why should you care?”
  • Sophie Mobbs, VR producer, Inland Norway University: “VR & learning cases – TBD”
  • Fabio Cujino, Play Doktor: “AR games aimed at children – learning cases”
  • Simon McCallum, Lecturer at Victoria University of Wellington: “Learning in VR” – presenting live from New Zealand

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch

Track 1 – “immersive learning” (Kristin Flagstad Hall)

13.30 – 15.10 Sessions (host: Truls Pedersen)

  • Ekaterina Prasolova-Førland, professor NTNU: “Project cases at Innovative Immersive Technologies for Learning (IMTEL) research group”
  • Sparebank 1 Østlandet & EON Reality Norway: “AR in banking – Jesper on Wheels” project
  • Anne Lise Waal, Attensi: “Customer case, VR in learning & training”
  • Rune Vandli, Vixel: “Customer case, VR in communication”
  • Lars Moastuen, Sopra Steria: “Do more with less knowledge with digital twins”

Track 2 – “immersive storytelling” (Multisal Pauline Hall)

13.30 – 15.10 Sessions (Host: Elin Festøy)

  • Kim Baumann Larsen, VR designer: “Designing learning spaces for VR”
  • Glitch Studios, Tobias Barvik: “VR cases Eidsivoll 1814 and Kon Tiki”
  • Hamar Game Collective, case presentations”: Talassah VR” and “Børli in VR”
  • Solen i Munch, case presentation, Kristian Mossvold, Munch Museum
  • TBD

15.10 – 15.40 Coffee break, refreshments, visit stands

Joint session 2 (Kirsten Flagstad Hall)

15.40 – 16.00 Silvija Seres, business advisor: “The big picture, where do VR/AR go?”
16.00 – 16.25 Panel discussion and audience questions and interaction
16.25 – 16.30 Wrap up and safe trip home

16.30 – 17.30 Coffee, refreshments, networking, visit stands (optional)

18.00 – 21.00 Conference dinner at Valuta (optional – requires booking)

Discounted tickets for students and startup companies. Must be able to show a valid student ID. For startups younger than two years and less than 2MNOK in revenue.

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