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Virtual Congress and Expo
September 23—25, 2021

About

Take part in a completely virtual event with highly renowned speakers and an awesome program

With over 50 speakers and participating institutions as well as up to 500 participants, Shift Medical 2021 is Europe's leading Medical XR congress and expo.

In 2021 Shift Medical will strenghten the open and structured knowledge exchange between healthcare providers, businesses, governments and the general public in order to increase medical XR adoption rates. Together we will also continue to shape ethical, regulatory, technological and data safety standards for medical XR across the world.

Speakers

Meet leading minds pushing boundaries in the Medical XR Ecosystem

Prof Mark Billinghurst, The University of Auckland

Prof Dr JoAnn Difede, Weill Cornell Medical College

Prof Dr Sandy Engelhardt (MSc), Heidelberg University Hospital

Hunter Hoffman (PhD), University of Washington

Dr Jonathan M. Morris, Mayo Clinic

Karthik Patanjali, The New York Times

Mel Slater, Universitat de Barcelona

Erin Washington, Embodied Labs

Newsletter

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    Statements

    “Thank you for the opportunity to present at your fantastic event. A great honor.”

    Elizabeth Hyman, XR Association

    “This is the most interactive way of holding a digital conference I have seen so far.”

    Jürgen Klöckner, Handelsblatt

    “Not only because of the great speakers, I really enjoy the virtual meeting.”

    Christian Elsenbast, Fraunhofer IESE

    Venue

    Shift Medical – a multi-dimensional event

    We want to ensure a professional exchange and to network experts worldwide under one European roof. To make this possible, Shift Medical 2021 will take place completely virtual. Our goal is to make the exchange of information accessible to as many people as possible.

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    Facts and figures

    The numbers that begin to tell our story

    Congress and expo

    Participants from 30+ Countries
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    International institutions and companies
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    Distinguished speakers
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    Media collaborations
    Partners

    Attendee profiles

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    Medical doctors
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    Professionals
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    Young professionals
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    Students
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    C-Level
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    Nurses
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    Investors, Journalists and Politicians

    Representation

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    Healthcare sector
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    Medical XR Start-Ups
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    IT/Technology sector
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    Regulatory agencies
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    Media
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    Other

    Media Outreach

    Social Media
    Impressions
    PR-Cooperations (News, Blog, Print, Newsletter)
    Contacts
    Online
    Views

    All data based on in-house research

    Statements

    “First time ever that I participated as an avatar in a congress. Shift Medical was a unique congress for that experience on latest developments in medical XR.”

    Dr Dominik Fischer, Brainlab

    “This is what I call walking the talk at the XR Healthcare Congress Shift Medical. It is indeed more fun to talk about the future while being in the future already.”

    Razvan Ionasec, CTO Healthcare EMEA at Amazon Web Services (AWS)

    Program

    Choose from unique sessions and networking opportunities

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    Parallel to the congress we will offer businesses and academic institutions the opportunity to exhibit their products and services at an accompanying virtual expo.

    In addition, we offer many other programm items like a virtual opening event with special speakers and a multifaceted after congress party.

    Program will be announced soon

    Partners

    We work with a range of partners that help us achieve an open knowledge exchange

    Heidelberg Technology Park

    Heidelberg University

    Heidelberg Startup Partners

    Tricat

    Diehl Kommuniation

    Statements

    “High level experts from around the world. The program’s been perfectly presented in a relaxing virtual environment.”

    Elle Langer, Pimento Formate

    “Could be a future format of congresses, because it is much more interactive than streaming talks via Zoom.”

    Philipp Fürnstahl, Balgrist Zürich

    “It was a pleasure to present our work and talk about XR in Medical Education at Shift Medical Virtual Congress.”

    Pablo Olmos, Anima Res

    Institutions

    We proudly present the institutions of our congress participants

    Heidelberg University Hospital

    CAE

    Harvard Medical School

    Imperial College London

    Stanford School of Medicine

    Universitat de Barcelona

    The New York Times

    Weill Cornell Medical College

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    Shift Medical on social media

    Become a sponsor

    Why partner
    with us?

    Be part of the future of healthcare

    Discover medical XR, identify possibilities for your strategic goals. Bring your experience into the discussion. Gain competitive advantage by being among the first to set foot in medical XR.

    Boost your visibility

    Invite your customers and key stakeholders to explore your innovative potential. Expand your brand awareness regarding the future of healthcare. Announce new products, engage in the conversation and leave an impression on your target group.

    Advance your network and talent pool

    Foster your existing business relationships and forge new strategic partnerships. Access a unique network and meet the world’s elite in the field of medical XR.

    Grow your business

    Extend your scope, discover new markets, meet potential customers and partners. Get in touch with the key figures for your successful market entry.

    Be part of Europe’s largest virtual congress and expo in medical XR

    Present yourself and your company in a technically innovative environment and benefit from many high quality contacts in the medical XR area.

    Smart City

    Shift Medical is based in
    university city Heidelberg

    Heidelberg was mentioned for the first time in 1196 and is well known for Germany’s oldest university, the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, founded in 1386. The city is also home for the world famous Heidelberg University Clinic, the German Cancer Research Centre, the National Center for Tumor Diseases, four Max Planck Institutes and the European Molecular Biology Laboratories (funded by 40 nations).

    As one of the leading biotechnology hubs in Europe, Heidelberg is an extremely attractive location for businesses and technology providers. Due to the close cooperation with many of the companies, institutions, the university, the university clinic, the city of Heidelberg and the state of Baden Württemberg, we have an ideal biotope for the further development of our European Shift Medical Network.

    Have a bird’s eye view of the many faces of the city Heidelberg

    Heidelberg Image Film presented by Heidelberg Marketing

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    Contact

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    Anne-Linn Braun
    Project Coordinator

    Natascha Brockmann
    Project Coordinator

    Maike Diehl
    Public Relations

    Dr Lars Riedemann
    Scientific Director

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