Program

Nordic VR Forum 2020

The overall topic of the conference is “immersive learning technologies” – specifically we focus on the four topics VR in Learning & Training, Storytelling, Health Care and Technical Development. The next-generation tools are already here. Now it’s time to start aligning learning strategy with business strategy and create value – today!

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Day 1: “VR in Health Day” (VR i Helse-dagen 2020)

Wednesday, October 28th

The presentations will be given in NORWEGIAN LANGUAGE

Side event in cooperation with Sykehuset Innlandet.

09.00 – 10.00 Physical registration & digital event platform opens
09.15 – 09.45 Basic introduction course to  VR, AR and XR (English)
10.00 – 10.05 Welcome speech – Host Ingrid Busterud, HelseINN
10.05 – 10.10 Official opening speech
10.10 – 10.30 Keynote – Annicken Day (English)
10.30 – 10.45 VR as a clinical tool – Holograms in the OR Holocare & Akerhus universitetssykehus
10.45 – 11.00 Virtual activities for the elderlyVilMer

11.00 – 11.15 Coffee Break

TRACK 1: Treatment

11.15 – 11.30 Gaming/VR in rehabilitationSunnaas Sykehus
11.30 – 11.45 VR for the elderlyTakeawalk VR
11.45 – 12.00 Exposure therapy – Smiti Kahlon, INTROMAT

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch Break

TRACK 2: Education

13.00 – 13.15 VR-based simulation – Siv Lena Birkheim & Cathrine Wilhelmsen Steen, Sykehuset Innlandet
13.15 – 13.30 Virtual procedure and interaction training – A. Steinsbekk, NTNU
13.30 – 13.45 Understanding the patients’ perspectivesFagskolen, HelseINN & EON
13.45 – 14.15 National BUP project – Johnny Sandaker, Sykehuset Innlandet
14.15 – 14.20 Wrap up
14.20 – 16.00 Get together

17.30 – open end
VR Bar @ O’Learys – Meet and Greet

 

Day 2: Nordic VR Forum Main Day

Thursday, October 29th

The presentations will be given in English Language

09.00 – 10.00 Physical registration & digital event platform opens
09.15 – 09.45 Basic introduction course to  VR, AR and XR

10.00 – 10.05 Welcome speech – Host Truls Pedersen

10.05 – 10.20 Official opening speech – Linda Hofstad Helleland, Minister of Regional Development and Digitalisation

10.20 – 10.40 Keynote 1 – Annicken Day, founder and CEO of Corporate Spring, co-author of the book ‘Creative Superpowers’, public speaker, and executive advisor (NO/US)

10.40 – 11.00 Keynote 2 – Nathan Pettyjohn (US), Commercial AR/VR Lead at Lenovo and Global President VR/AR Association

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break

TRACK 1: Immersive Learning & Training
Host: Sophie Mobbs (UK)

11.30 – 11.45 Learning in new ways – Prof. Thomas Nordahl, INN University (NO)
11.45 – 12.00 The use of AR in crisis training – Geir Ove Venemyr, INN University & EON (NO)
12.00 – 12.15 “How AR and ‘News as Simulation’ are changing the way we learn and narrate stories.” – Alida Ouandji, Kayo Games (FI)
12.15 – 12.30 AR in B2B trainingPointmedia (NO)
12.30 – 12.45 “The future of digitalization – Cultural heritage in VR”Virtual Sweden (SE)

12.45 – 13.30 Lunch Break

TRACK 2 – Immersive Storytelling
Host: Elin Festøy (NO)

13.30 – 13.45 tba
13.45 – 14.00 tba
14.00 – 14.15 Volumetric video capturing – Sven Bliedung, Volucap (DE)
14.15 – 14.30 “The Nine Sisters” – VR storytelling project – Lina Reinsbakken, Norn Studio (NO)
14.30 – 14.45 tba

14.45 – 15.15 Coffee Break

TRACK 3 – Technical Development
Host: Keith Mellingen (NO)

15.15 – 15.30 tba – Denis Dybsky, Teslasuit
15.30 – 15.45 tba – Jan Erik Vinje Open AR Cloud
15.45 – 16.00 tba – Tommy Svenson, Glava VR
16.00 – 16.15 tba
16.15 – 16.30 Roundtable tech discussion

16.30 – 17.00 Coffee Break

17.00 – 17.40 Panel “Challenges and possibilities in the context of COVID-19” organized by WIIT – “Women in Immersive Tech”
17.40 – 17.45 Wrap up

17.45 – 18.45 Get together
19.00 – 21.30 Conference Dinner

Day 3: Networking & meetings

Friday, October 30th

This last day is an offer for further networking, to deepen new contacts and visit PARK gründer og næringshus (www.parkhamar.no)
PLEASE NOTE: Virtual participation is not possible.

If you want to book a meeting (room) please reach out to hello@vrforum.no

Time: 9 – 14