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Hämeentie 135

135 D Hämeentie

00560 Helsinki

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The Match Up - XR Event

December 3, 2018 in Helsinki Arabianranta (Hämeentie 135 D, Helsinki)

Welcome to meet and greet and experience the Finnish XR!

Pre-Slush XR Match Up is an annual evening event in Helsinki, just before Slush, focusing on XR startups and technologies and creative industry. Now the event hosts 200+ attendees in the newly launched Metropolia Arabia campus at Helsinki Arabia Design and Creative district.


Who should attend?

  • Companies interested in new solutions in XR area
  • Companies looking for new partners and new talents
  • XR teams and startups seeking new customers
  • Industry experts
  • Students

During the evening, you will meet the coolest Finnish VR/AR startups and teams as well as experience demos and new immersive technologies! You can network, meet new people and exchange ideas! And yes, there's food and drinks!

Matchmaking

As part of the evening program, we're arranging a matchmaking session. You can have 20 minute 1 to 1 meetings with other participants. Attending a matchmaking event is a quick and easy way to meet new potential cooperation partners. High speed meetings are perfect for first impressions and new contacts. This is your chance to make a first impression that lasts! Read more.


Program

16:00 – 21:00 Demos and Exhibition

  • Meet the coolest Finnish VR/AR startups and teams!
  • Experience demos and new immersive technologies!
  • Food & drinks & networking!

17:00 – 18:00 Welcome to Match Up!

  • Business Finland, City of Helsinki, FIVR & Metropolia warmly welcomes you to the world of Finnish XR!

18:00 – 20:00 Live stream with XR industry leader(s) and Fireside Chat

  • A series of guest speakers' live stream from abroad and local Experts.

  • 18:45 Inspiring curiousity with AR in kids by Pouria Kay, Grib, Helsinki
  • 19:15 Creation of Digital VR Platform - Aleksis Karme, Teatime Research, Helsinki
  • 19:45 High end to high risk by DAFFY LONDON, London
  • 20:15 Shifthing from 2D to 3D by Loutje Hoekstra, artist, Amsterdam

18:00 – 20:00 XR Match Up - 1 to 1 Meetings

  • 20-minute 1 to 1 meetings - Your chance to make a first impression that lasts!

The event is free of charge, however, you need to register. For the whole evening program and one-to-one meetings (matchmaking), register here


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Organisers

The Pre-Slush event is organized by FIVR, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences and Enterprise Europe Network.


Partners

Business Finland


Sponsors

City of Helsinki | Microsoft Flux | Dell | ABB | Accenture Liquid Studio | Coca-Cola Suomi | Creathon


Collaborator

XR Nation | Stadin ammattiopisto

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Hämeentie 135

135 D Hämeentie

00560 Helsinki

Finland

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