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Women in Tech Week: AR, VR panel discussion, demo (The Shortcut)
October 9 @ 16:00 - 18:00
PLEASE NOTE THAT MARKING ATTENDING ON THIS FACEBOOK EVENT IS NOT ENOUGH. Register through: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-in-tech-week-and-the-shortcut-ar-vr-panel-discussion-and-demo-tickets-37450036066?aff=es2
The technological aspect of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality has helped democratising access to various sectors, such as health, culture and education, touching jobs where more women are represented. It has also spread the usability in advertising and marketing campaigns, etc making it very hands-on and approachable.
The Shortcut is hosting an event as part of Women in Tech Festival week at The Shortcut Lab, in Maria 0-1, the heart of the startup ecosystem in Helsinki.
Various companies and industries will talk and show, why these companies started using AR and VR, how they support their respective industries, the applicability in the future.
15:30 -16:00: Door opens
16.00-17.00: Interactive panel discussion
– Olli Sinerma, Chairman of the Finnish VR association
– Emmi Jouslehto, CEO and founder of Arilyn
– Sonja Ängeslevä, Product Director, Unity Technologies (Finland)
– Katri Meriläinen, Head of Education, Lyfta
– Antti Jäderholm, co-founder and CPO, Vizor
17.00- 18.00: AR and VR demos
Women in Tech is part of the programme for the centenary of Finland’s independence in 2017.