Dialogue conference “VR & healthcare” at Nordic VR Forum 2017

The health track at Nordic VR Forum 2017 featured a “dialogue conference” within the conference itself. This part of the conference was arranged as a workshop, where the Inland Norway Hospital is identified problems needed to be solved using VR/AR technology. Continue reading “Dialogue conference “VR & healthcare” at Nordic VR Forum 2017″

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
09.35 – 10.45 Key note sessions (TBA)
10.45 – 11.15 Coffee break, refreshments, visit stands
11.15 – 12.15 Sessions (Simon McCallum, Lars Moastuen, “Jesper on Wheels”, TBA)
12.15 – 13.15 Lunch

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

13.15 – 14.45 Sessions (Vixel, Attensi, Fabio Cujino, Kim Baumann Larsen, Ekaterina Prasolova-Førland, TBA)
14.45 – 15.15 Coffee break, refreshments, visit stands

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

13.15 – 14.30 Sessions (TBA)
14.45 – 15.15 Coffee break, refreshments, visit stands

Joint session 2 (Kirsten Flagstad Hall)

15.15 – 15.40 Silvija Seres – TBA
15.40 – 16.10 Panel discussion and audience questions
16.10 – 16.15 Wrap up and safe trip home

16.15 – 17.30 Coffee, refreshments, networking, visit stands (optional)

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

* Sessions to be announced closer to the conference date. Final program is under construction.

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Photo: Hamar kommune / Bjørnar Fjeldberg

Practical information

N MPLordic VR Forum is held in Hamar kulturhus. The city of Hamar is beautifully located located in the greater Oslo Region by the shores of Mjøsa, Norways biggest lake – 1 hour from Oslo Airport Gardermoen and 1 hour and 30 minutes from Norway’s capital Oslo.

How to get here
Train from Oslo and/or Gardermoen is recommended. From Oslo Central Station, catch the R10 line at 07.34 and arrive at Hamar station 08.50 (1t 16 min). Then walk 500 meters westwards (approx. 5 minutes) from the train station in Hamar to Hamar Kulturhus (see map).

Otherwise Hamar is close to the main road connecting the souther’n and the norther’n parts of Norway, E6. Arriving by car, you may park next door in the Vestre Torg P-hus or 200 meter away by the big parking space next to lake Mjøsa (“Brygga”).

Arriving at the conference
In Hamar kulturhus the conference will use the rooms Kirsten Flagstad-salen (joint track before lunch and track 1 after lunch) and Multisal Pauline Hall (track 2, after lunch). When arriving, please pick up your name tag at the check-in counter in the ground floor. Registration time is from 08.30. See the full program for the day.

Need accommodation?
Nordic VR Forum recommends First Hotel Victoria. The hotel is located next to the train station in Hamar and 5 minutes walk from the conference premises.

For booking at the hotel, please e-mail victoria@firsthotels.no and state the conference code “Nordic VR Forum”. Price per night is 965 NOK.

Otherwise, feel free to reach out to us for any question, by e-mail or Facebook.

(Photo: Hamar kommune / Bjørnar Fjeldberg)