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Program

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

Day 1

Welcome

5.30 pm - 7.00 (CEST)
September 21, 2022

5.30 pm

Welcome

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

6.00 pm

Words of welcome

Sebastian Smieja and Dr Lars Riedemann
Shift Medical organizing committee

6.10 pm

Words of welcome

Prof Dr Matthias Weidemüller and
Dr Raoul Haschke
Heidelberg University

6.20 pm

Words of welcome

Dr Angela Frank
MFG Baden-Württemberg mbH

6.30 pm

Words of welcome

Dr André H. R. Domin and Dr Thomas Prexl
Heidelberg Technology Park and the
Heidelberg Startup Partners Association

6.40 pm

Keynote Presentation

Dr. Ryan Beams
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

7.00 pm

Closing remarks

Dr Lars Riedemann
Scientific Director, Shift Medical

Welcome Dinner

7.15 - 11.00 pm (CEST)
September 22, 2022

Zum Güldenen Schaf

Day 2

Opening 

10.00 - 11.45 am (CEST)
September 22, 2022

Betriebswerk

10.00 am

Congress Opening

Sebastian Smieja and Dr Lars Riedemann
Shift Medical organizing committee

10.15 am

Impulse talk 1: Ethics

Dr Philipp Kellmeyer
University Medical Center Freiburg

10.30 am

Impulse talk 2: Human Factors Principles

Prof Dr Matthias Wölfel
University of Applied Science Karlsruhe

10.45 am

Impulse talk 3: XR Adoption principles

Prof Dennis Steininger
Technical University of Kaiserslautern

11.00 am

Panel Discussion 1

Prof Dennis Steininger, Dr Philipp Kellmeyer, Prof Dr Matthias Wölfel and Dr Lars Riedemann

11.30 am

Introduction to the open Medical XR Tech Corner

Dr Lars Riedemann
Scientific Director, Shift Medical

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

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

Castle Tour

Immerse yourself in the eventful history of the world-famous building

1.00 pm

Option 7

Medical XR Tech Corner

Demonstrate your nerdy work in our fully equipped Medical XR Tech Corner

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 - 8.00 pm (CEST)
September 22, 2022

Betriebswerk

6.30 pm

Lightning round 2: Project and Product Presentations from Congress participants

7.30 pm

Sponsored presentation

Virtual showroom for medical devices
Remon Vogel and David Bersch
antwerpes

Social dinner

8.00 - 9.30 pm (CEST)
September 22, 2022

Betriebswerk

8.00 pm

Opening of the Social Dinner at Betriebswerk 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

Betriebswerk

Day 3

Opening 

10.00 - 11.30 am (CEST)
September 23, 2022

Betriebswerk

10.00 am

Welcome Day 3

Sebastian Smieja and Dr Lars Riedemann
Shift Medical organizing committee

10.15 am

Impulse talk 4: Regulatory affairs

Abtin Jamshidi Rad
TÜV Süd

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

Dr Lars Riedemann
Scientific Director, Shift Medical

11.00 am

Panel Discussion 2

Jan Broenneke, Abtin Jamshidi Rad, Dr 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 23, 2022

Betriebswerk

7.30 pm

Opening of the Dinner and After Show Party at Betriebswerk Heidelberg

8.30 pm

Sponsored presentation

Aware Virtual Reality Systems – How to
utilize human attentional behaviour insights for adaptive systems
Dr Benedikt Gollan and Julia Kern
Somareality

9.00 pm

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

Dr. Lars Riedemann
Shift Medical, Heidelberg, Germany

After Show Party

9.30 pm - Open end (CEST)
September 23, 2022

Betriebswerk