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Program

Prepare for stimulating impulse talks, effective lightning rounds, critical panel discussions, hands-on experiences in workshops, MedicalXR tech demos and plenty of networking time!

Day 1

Welcome

6.00 pm - Open end (CEST)
September 21, 2022

6.00 pm

Welcome at the historic “Alte Aula” of the University of Heidelberg

8.00 pm

Get-together in Heidelberg’s Historic Old City

Day 2

Opening 

10.00 - 11.45 am (CEST)
September 22, 2022

Betriebswerk

10.00 am

Congress Opening

Sebastian Smieja and Lars Riedemann
Shift Medial Team

10.15 am

Impulse talk 1: Ethics

Dr Philipp Kellmeyer
University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany 

10.30 am

Impulse talk 2: Human Factors Principles

Speaker: tbd.

10.45 am

Impulse talk 3: XR Adoption principles

Prof Dennis Steininger
Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany

11.00 am

Panel Discussion 1

Prof Dennis Steininger, Dr Philipp Kellmeyer and Lars Riedemann

11.30 am

Introduction to the open Medical XR Tech Corner

Benjamin Seifert
Shift Medical Team

Networking lunch

11.45 am - 12.30 pm (CEST)
September 22, 2022

Betriebswerk

Presentations

12.30 - 1.00 pm (CEST)
September 22, 2022

Betriebswerk

12.30 pm

Lightning round 1: Project and Product Presentations from Congress participants

Social activities

1.00 - 4.00 pm (CEST)
September 22, 2022

Outside

1.00 pm

Option 1

Hiking tour

Follow the footsteps of Goethe and Schiller up the “Philosphenweg”

Option 2

Brewery tour

Learning The Art of Heidelberg Beer Craftsmanship

Option 3

Heidelberg University Hospital Tour

Experience one of Europe’s largest Medical Centers

Option 4

Architectural exploration through Heidelberg’s Old Town

The winding alleys of Heidelberg date back to the Middle Ages

Option 5

Heidelberg Old Town Tour with Boat Trip

Discover the beauty of Heidelberg and the magnificent Neckar Valley

Option 6

Kayak tour on the Neckar in Heidelberg

Culture and History – Explore Heidelberg from a new perspective

1.00 pm

Alternative

We hackers like the social indoor activities, instead 

Demonstrate your nerdy work, get feedback on your latest MXR project/product, and trouble shoot together with our tech team and congress participants in our fully equipped Medical XR Tech Corner, Betriebswerk Heidelberg

Rest break

4.00 - 6.30 pm (CEST)
September 22, 2022

4.00 pm

Time to relax

Refresh yourself in your hotel room, or enjoy snacks and drinks on our relaxing hotel roof deck, enjoying a beautiful view of Heidelberg in late summer.

4.00 pm

Alternative

No need to relax?

If you have too much energy: Work with our tech team, catalysts, and  your new friends in our open Medical XR tech corner on your own product and concepts.

Presentations

6.30 - 7.00 pm (CEST)
September 22, 2022

Betriebswerk

6.30 pm

Lightning round 2: Project and Product Presentations from Congress participants

Social dinner

7.30 - 9.30 pm (CEST)
September 22, 2022

BrauStadel

7.30 pm

Opening of the Social Dinner Evening at the BrauStadel Heidelberg

9.00 pm

Inspirational keynote 1: Immersive Storytelling

Karthik Patanjali
The New York Times, USA

After Dinner Party 

9.30 pm - Open end (CEST)
September 22, 2022

BrauStadel

Day 3

Opening 

10.00 - 11.30 am (CEST)
September 23, 2022

Betriebswerk

10.00 am

Welcome Day 3

Sebastian Smieja and Lars Riedemann
Shift Medial Team

10.15 am

Impulse talk 4: Regulatory affairs

Ryan Beams
Food and Drug Administration (FDA), USA

10.30 am

Impulse talk 5: Reimbursement

Jan Broenneke
Ex Health Innovation Hub of the German Federal Ministry of Health

10.45 am

Impulse talk 6: Evidence generation

Lars Riedemann
Shift Medical, Heidelberg, Germany

11.00 am

Panel Discussion 2

Jan Broenneke, Ryan Beams, Lars Riedemann, moderated by Petra Dahm

Networking lunch 

11.30 am - 12.00 pm (CEST)
September 23, 2022

Betriebswerk

Presentations

12.00 - 12.30 pm (CEST)
September 23, 2022

Betriebswerk

12.00 pm

Lightning round 3: Project and Product Presentations from Congress participants

Rest break

1.00 - 2.00 pm (CEST)
September 23, 2022

1.00 pm

Time to relax

Refresh yourself in your hotel room or take a 20 min power nap on our relaxing hotel roof deck.

1.00 pm

Alternative

Still no need to relax?

In case you have had too many energy drinks: Present your MXR work to your new best friends in our open MXR tech corner at the Betriebswerk Heidelberg

Deep Dive workshops

2.00 - 3.00 pm (CEST)
September 23, 2022

Betriebswerk

2.00 pm

Option 1

UX & Human Factors

Option 2

Hardware & Software

Option 3

Training & Education

Option 4

Spatial Audio

Networking break 

3.00 - 3.30 pm (CEST)
September 23, 2022

Betriebswerk

Presentations

3.30 - 6.30 pm (CEST)
September 23, 2022

Betriebswerk

3.30 pm

Lightning round 4: Project and Product Presentations from Congress participants

4.00 pm

MXR tech review

Get structured feedback to your product/project from our tech team, catalysts and other congress participants with concrete help for trouble shooting

Rest break

6.30 - 7.30 pm (CEST)
September 23, 2022

6.30 pm

Time to relax

Shut down your XR devices, take a shower, shine your shoes, now you should really take a refreshing break, you will need the energy for the evening and night.

Social dinner

7.30 - 9.00 pm (CEST)
September 22, 2022

Betriebswerk

7.30 pm

Opening of the Dinner and After Show Party at Betriebswerk Heidelberg

8.30 pm

Inspirational keynote 2: Searching for the missing ingredient for effective virtual medicine

Dr. Lars Riedemann
Shift Medical, Heidelberg, Germany

After Show Party

9.00 pm - Open end (CEST)
September 22, 2022

Betriebswerk

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