TRACK

X Reality

Arctic15, June 5-6, Helsinki

VR, AR and MR technologies are not only for geeks and gamers. X Reality has found a great fit in a variety of business applications.

At the XR track, you’re in for an exciting business adventure – you’ll learn what it takes to run a XR business and how to use immersive X-reality content in marketing. Expect the unexpected with Nordic XR Startups and get ready to immerse yourself in the boundless possibilities of X reality!

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Arctic15

X Reality track speakers

Masaru ``Nogi`` Ohnogi

Head, San Francisco Office, Gumi

A 15-year veteran, Nogi is Head of San Francisco gumi America, Inc. and Head of Global Business Development at gumi Inc., one of Japan's leading mobile gaming companies. With gumi's establishment of the Blockchain fund, gumi Cryptos Capital, Nogi is essential in the investment and support of portfolio companies, and their global and Asian business expansion. He also built gumi’s AR/VR pipeline and launched the company’s VR incubation, acceleration and funding subsidiaries globally through establishing relationships with partners in 20 countries.

Julia Ognieva

Strategic Product Partnerships, Platform and Augmented Reality, Facebook

Julia is part of the EMEA Platform Partnerships team at Facebook. She drives Facebook's strategy through global programs and strategic product integrations, such as Augmented Reality Camera Effects Platform and Messenger Platform, with partners. Prior to her current role, Julia looked after EMEA Gaming Partnerships at Facebook.
Before joining Facebook in 2014, Julia managed Developer Relations at Tapjoy, a mobile monetization platform.

Julia holds a first-class degree in Economics & Advertising from the University of Worcester.

Daan Kip

Founder & CEO, XRBase

Ben runs Startup Sesame, the global network of Tech events. With more than ten years' experience in conference organisation, he has one of the most extensive and trusted network of event founders in the world. Expert in the creative industries, Ben advises entrepreneurs and investors in early and growth stages of their projects.

Ben Costantini

Cofounder & CEO,Startup Sesame

Ben runs Startup Sesame, the global network of Tech events. With more than ten years' experience in conference organisation, he has one of the most extensive and trusted network of event founders in the world. Expert in the creative industries, Ben advises entrepreneurs and investors in early and growth stages of their projects.

Laura Ala

CMO & Head of XR Sales, Zoan

Laura Ala is head of marketing and XR sales at Zoan, the leading XR studio in Finland and creator of Virtual Helsinki (Unreal Experience Awards 2018).

She has worked with Zoan for three years with a significant role in widening the company's business from real-estate 3D to marketing and entertainment XR. Her background is in B2B marketing and business development in companies such as EY, Kasvuryhmä and OpusCapita. She also works as a journalist and writer. Laura has a Master’s Degree in business and passion for exploring new places, both in real life and virtually.

Sami Ronkainen

Creative Director, Rovio

Sami works as the Creative Director for Extended Reality at Rovio. He led the development work for the Angry Birds First Person Slingshot which was the first 3rd party game released on the Magic Leap mixed reality platform in 2018. That was followed by the releases of the Angry Birds Isle of Pigs games first on virtual reality platforms, and lately on the Apple ARKit compatible devices. Most recently Sami has been heading the development work for Angry Birds Explore which is an augmented reality application supporting the licensing campaign of the Angry Birds Movie 2. Sami got his Ph.D in information engineering in 2010 and has been working at Rovio since 2012.

Arne Schlenzka

CEO, Osgenic

Arne is a medical doctor and former surgeon-in-training who put his work as a doctor on hold in late 2017 and founded Osgenic. Osgenic has created a virtual reality based environment where surgeons can prepare for surgical procedures in a more intuitive way. Osgenic’s mission is to improve patient safety. Earlier this year Osgenic announced their partnership with Varjo

Arctic15 X Reality track speakers

X Reality
Track Program

Wednesday, June 5th 2019

Track moderator
Ben Costantini, Co-Founder & CEO, Startup Sesame

14.00

Opening words
Petri Rajahalme ― Managing Director, Nordic XR Startups

14.03

Keynote: State of XR In Europe
Daan Kip ― Founder & CEO, XRBase

14.20

Keynote: Unlocking the potential of AR
Julia Ognieva ― Strategic Product Partnerships, Platform and Augmented Reality, Facebook

14.40

Fireside Chat: The Benefits Of XR Collaboration
Marcus Olsson ― Mixed Reality Lead, Varjo
Arne Schlezka ― CEO, MD, Osgenic

15.00

XR Startup Showcase
Moderator: Ben Costantini ― Cofounder & CEO, Startup Sesame
Moderator: Janne Kaitila ― Program Manager, Nordic XR Startups
Pouria Kay ― Grib
Jufo Peltomaa ― Co-Founder, Immersal
Timo Kuronen ― Co-Founder & CEO, Mantisbite
Cristian Emanuel Anton ― MeetinVR
Antti Sartanen ― HipFire

15.30

Panel: Marketing immersive content
Moderator: Laura Ala ― CMO & Head of XR Sales, Zoan
Masaru Ohnogi ― Head, San Francisco Office, Gumi
Jussi Mäkinen ― CMO, Varjo
Sami Ronkainen ― Creative Director, Extended Reality, Rovio

Arctic15, Helsinki 5-6 of June

In 2019 the most effective networking startup conference in the Nordics and Baltics will raise the bar again.

Startup

Network and close deals with investors and corporates

Ticket for 2 days
Pre-event matchmaking tool
Deal Room during the event
Food and beverage
Full program and workshops

399€

Attendee

Meet startups and find ways to make your company more agile

Ticket for 2 days
Pre-event matchmaking tool
Deal Room during the event
Food and beverage
Full program and workshops

699€

Investor

Discover and meet startups and syndicate with other investors

Ticket for 2 days
Pre-event matchmaking tool
Deal Room during the event
Food and beverage
Full program and workshops
Invitation to Investor VIP Reception

899€

Startup Demo Stand Package

Showcase your startup to investors and clients. Find new talent

Demo Stand for 1 day (2x2m)
2 Startup Tickets for 2 Days
Pre-event matchmaking tool
Deal Room during the event
Food and beverage
Full program and workshops

1199€

We believe that events are at the heart of business and entrepreneurship!

Arctic15 is the most effective matchmaking startup event in Northern Europe. The focus is on making deals and quality networking. The 2-day event brings together a focused international crowd of startups, investors, corporates, media and influencers.

15 Tracks are focused on various industries, technologies and topics ranging from Digital Health and AI to Social Impact and Scaling. Industry players can use the time efficiently and gather under one roof. The core of it all is one-on-one meetings in Deal Room.

The event is organized by ArcticStartup, a startup media covering Nordics and Baltics since 2007.