Immersive Tech Week is gearing up for its 8th edition and will be back IRL from November 28 to December 2 in de Doelen, Rotterdam. The team is excited to reveal the first line-up of speakers, featuring some of the brightest minds and global visionaries from the immersive technology field and beyond. For this edition, the 5-day festival will feature 10+ tracks, showcasing a comprehensive programme on the XR universe and its impact on multiple industries and our society. The festival is also delighted to announce its first partnerships with leading companies including Meta, Pico and SenseGlove and institutes including XR4Europe, the European Commission and VR4REHAB.
Over the past 8 years the use of XR has grown immensely in many industries. Immersive Tech Week aims to unite the XR community into one place and build an attractive and exciting programme for professionals from those industries that are impacted by the rapid developments in immersive technology now and in the near future.
Immersive Tech Week’s conference tracks address compelling and urgent subjects in the field of XR, metaverse and web3 and look at the impact of immersive technologies on our society.
The tracks are designed to inspire experts, professionals, decision-makers and enthusiasts from various fields and industries, providing the best opportunity to gain knowledge on how immersive technologies can upgrade and improve your business.
The conference programme is created by Benjamin de Wit and Monique van Dusseldorp from the Immersive Tech Week team, three guest curators recognized as thought-leaders and innovators within the XR field: Timmy Ghiurau (Volvo), godmother of VR Nonny de la Peña (Emblematic Group) and Miriam Reiner (Technion, Institute of Technology Israel) and a team of 20+ industry professionals.
More than 150 international experts are set to join Immersive Tech Week 2022 to share their vision on the latest innovations in the immersive technology industry and how they will shape the world of tomorrow. This reveal showcases the festival’s ambition to provide a place for professionals to learn, get inspired, and build bridges between industries:
Immersive Tech Week’s trade show will feature front-running companies in the XR industry such as Meta and Pico, research organisations such as TNO, start-ups such as Virbe and European Horizon projects such as IV4XR, all showcasing their revolutionary products and solutions. With many more to be announced in the coming weeks, other confirmed companies that will participate in the event are SenseGlove, ICEX supporting a delegation of companies from Spain, ArborXR, Connec2, CaptainVR, PNY, VR Training Academy, Vicon, Improvive, Ordina, to name a few.
Besides having the opportunity to meet companies at the trade show, listen to various speakers, attend workshops and round tables, visitors will be able to enjoy other programme features such as:
Datum: 8 augustus 2022