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Chapel Bridge Lucerne

One of the most beautiful cities in the world, Lucerne, Switzerland, will host IMMERSIVE SWITZERLAND and the 2022 Blockchain in Education Summit this October

SummitAGENDAS

DAY 1  OCTOBER 6



BLOCKCHAIN IN EDUCATION SUMMIT

MORNING (09:00 to 12:00)


WELCOME + SWISS FOUNDATION ANNOUNCEMENT

Aaron Walsh

Boston College, USA
Immersive Education Initiative, USA
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland


KEYNOTE:  Digital Civilisation – Manifesto For A Trustworthy, Well-regulated World

Bill Roscoe

University College Oxford Blockchain Research Centre
University College, University of Oxford, England


Blockchain in Education – Opportunities, Applications, and Challenges

Mara Steiu

Twitter, USA


Inside the International Blockchain Lab "Knowledge Token" University Courses

Alevtina Ackerer

Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland

AFTERNOON (13:30 to 16:30)


Blockchain Education at the University-level + DLT Certification and DEC Institute

Tim Weingaertner

Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland


UZH Blockchain Center: A Competence Center Bringing an Interdisciplinary Lens to Distributed Trust

Claudio J. Tessone

University of Zurich (UZH), Switzerland


Bitcoin and Beyond: Inside the MIT Bitcoin Club

Yuri Cataldo

MIT Bitcoin Club Executive Team
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA


Researching Digital Currency For the Federal Government : An MIT Graduate's Blockchain Journey

James Lovejoy

MIT Bitcoin Club, Former President
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA


CFP Paper Winner 1 of 3 — Challenges and Opportunities: The Future of DeFi in traditional finance

Aurelio Schmid

HSLU International Blockchain Lab (ICBL)
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland

PLEASE NOTE:  Agenda subject to change. Exact times and topics will appear on final agenda schedule.

NEED HELP?  Contact a Community Coordinator at iED@ImmersiveEducation.org or call +01 719 323 5704

DAY 2  OCTOBER 7



IMMERSIVE SWITZERLAND + BLOCKCHAIN IN EDUCATION SUMMIT


MORNING (09:00 to 12:00)


INSIDE IMMERSIVE EDUCATION AND KNOWLEDGE TOKEN

Aaron Walsh

Boston College, USA
Immersive Education Initiative, USA
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland


Innovations in Digital Media and Immersion at the Louvre Museum and Palace of Versailles

Maïté Labat

Consultant, France
Formerly Louvre Museum, France
Formerly Palace of Versailles, France


Transforming Traditional Science Fair Competitions into Immersive Academic Competitions

Cynthia Colomb

Farmington New Mexico School District, USA


BOOK SIGNING:

Versailles: My Father's Palace

Novel by Alexis Vitrebert and Maïté Labat

Versailles: My Father's Palace is a fascinating historical biography of the man who brought fame, grandeur and revolution back to the Palace of Versailles. A copy of the book will be provided to each attendee at a discount (while supplies last) for the book signing by the author, Maïté Labat, during the lunch period.

AFTERNOON (13:30 to 16:30)


Panel DISCUSSION: Approaching The Intersection Of Immersion and Blockchain

Moderator: Herbert Sterchi, Codex Execution GmbH, Switzerland


Immersive Education, Knowledge Token + Using Artificial Intelligence to Create Intellectual Property

Craig Smith

Lando & Anastasi, LLP, USA


Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and Blockchain

Michel Bruno Girardin

University of Geneva, Switzerland


Using Immersive Environments for Professional Development

Beth Porter

Esme Learning Solutions Inc., USA
edX / MIT, Harvard and Berkley University


CFP Paper Winner 2 of 3 — Challenges and Opportunities: The Future of DeFi in traditional finance

Aurelio Schmid

HSLU International Blockchain Lab (ICBL)
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland

PLEASE NOTE:  Agenda subject to change. Exact times and topics will appear on final agenda schedule.

NEED HELP?  Contact a Community Coordinator at iED@ImmersiveEducation.org or call +01 719 323 5704

DAY 3  OCTOBER 8



IMMERSIVE SWITZERLAND


MORNING (09:00 to 12:00)



KEYNOTE: Immersive Bent's Old Fort – Bringing the Past to Life with Minecraft, VR and Knowledge Token

Meagan Hotchkiss-Trejo

Otero College, USA
United States National Park Service, USA


Museum Education: Between Digital Technologies, 3D Scans and Open Access Digital Assets

Michele Todino

University of Salerno, Italy

Aldo Caldarelli

Università degli Studi Niccolò Cusano, Rome Italy


Virtual Reality in the Art History Foundations Classroom: Two Case Studies

Dena Gilby

Endicott College, USA

AFTERNOON (13:30 to 16:30)


KEYNOTE: A Half-Century of Evolution in Immersive Learning

Chris Dede

Harvard University, USA
Harvard Graduate School of Education, USA


Pedagogic Value of Learning With Immersive Realities + Research Into Eye-tracking Analytics for VR

Bobby Nisha

University of Sheffield, England


Towards Developing Scalable And Cost-effective 360° Panoramic Immersive Learning Solutions For Increased Learner Engagement on a Budget

Bilal Ahmad

Trinity College Dublin, Ireland


Open Source Extended Reality for Designing and Prototyping Immersive Contents in Education and Science Dissemination: A-Frame and Babia XR for Developing Immersive Environments

José Luis Rubio Tamayo

Ciberimaginario Research Group, Spain


CFP Paper Winner 3 of 3 — Challenges and Opportunities: The Future of DeFi in traditional finance

Aurelio Schmid

HSLU International Blockchain Lab (ICBL)
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland

PLEASE NOTE:  Agenda subject to change. Exact times and topics will appear on final agenda schedule.

NEED HELP?  Contact a Community Coordinator at iED@ImmersiveEducation.org or call +01 719 323 5704

WHAT To Expect

New to Immersive Education Initiative conferences and events? In the sections below you'll find some of our past participants, speakers and Summits to help give you an idea of what to expect this year!

PAST PARTICIPANTS



Past participants logos

PAST SPEAKERS

Titles and organizations at time of speaking

Aaron Walsh

Immersive Education & BC

Founding Director of the Immersive Education Initiative (iED) and Boston College faculty

Ambassador Janis

United Nations

Asst. Director General, United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization

Tim Magner

U.S. Dept of Education

Director, Office of Educational Tech, U.S. Dept. of Education & Immersive Education advisor

Rick Wallner

U.S. National Park Service

Chief Ranger, U.S. Dept. of the Interior National Park Service & Immersive Education club advisor

Cynthia Breazeal

MIT Media Lab

MIT Media Lab Associate Director and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Prof. of Media Arts & Sciences

Chris Dede

Harvard

Harvard Graduate School of Education Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies, Harvard University

Melissa Carrillo

Smithsonian

Director of New Media & Technology, Smithsonian and Immersive Education Arts and Culture co-chair

Sandy Pentland

MIT

Co-creator and co-director, MIT Media Lab (Cambridge, MA) and Media Lab Asia (India)

Henry Kelly

Federation of American Scientists

President, Federation of USA Scientists & Immersive Education advisor

Daniel Laughlin

NASA

Lead Researcher, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Learning Technologies

Mitchel Resnick

MIT

Prof. of Learning Research and Director of MIT Okawa Center & Lifelong Kindergarten group

Terry Beaubois

Stanford

Faculty, Stanford University and Co-Chair of Immersive Education OFF.TWG

Katie Fico

Disney

Stereoscopic Supervisor, Disney Animation Studios and Academy Award®-winning film "Frozen"

Caskey Dickson

Google

Senior Principal SRE/SWE (Site Reliability Engineer and Software Engineer), Google

Brian Johnson

Intel

Futurist, Intel Corporation and professor at University of Washington and California College

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