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

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2022 BLOCKCHAIN inEDUCATION SUMMIT

IMMERSIVE SWITZERLAND

IMMERSIVE SWITZERLAND 2022, the Immersive Education Initiative’s 8th European Immersive Education Summit, convenes the world's experts in immersion this October to address the personal, cultural and educational impact of immersive technologies such as Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), Artificial Intelligence (AI) for immersion, Immersive Education Learning Spaces (iED Spaces), the emerging metaverse, virtual worlds, telepresence, simulations, learning games, 3D printing, personal robotics, drones, immersive teaching and immersive learning systems, and fully immersive environments such as caves, domes and planetariums.

The academic and technical event, hosted by the Swiss Museum of Transport in collaboration with the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU) and the Lucerne Business Development Agency, features cutting-edge technology and research from around the world along with related presentations, hands-on exhibits, tools, techniques, standards and best practices.



Knowledge Token logoAttendees, speakers and presenters will receive Knowledge Token® (Knowken®) incentive and reward tokens.

First introduced at IMMERSIVE ITALY 2017, Knowledge Tokens may be used to pay for future conferences, training & certification programs, camps, clubs, Virtual Reality (VR) headsets, 360 degree VR cameras, VR and gaming graphics cards (GPUs), and more.

Special IMMERSIVE SWITZERLAND 2022 sessions will also provide attendees with in-depth instructions on how to utilize and distribute Knowledge Tokens with their own classes and training activities.

New to Immersive Education Initiative conferences and events? Please refer to  PAST SUMMITS  and the official  CALLS  for an idea of what you can expect when you attend IMMERSIVE SWITZERLAND this year!

The international IMMERSIVE SWITZERLAND conference takes place on October 7 and 8 at the Swiss Museum of Transport in Lucerne, Switzerland, and features a special overlapping day (October 7) with the 2022 Blockchain in Education Summit that occurs on October 6 and 7.

Related events and activities take place in and around Lucerne, Switzerland.

Special sessions on October 7, the overlap day, address the intersection of immersion and blockchain technology. NFT-based virtual worlds, Web3 metaverse, and other emerging technologies that utilize both immersion and blockchain will be featured on October 7.

If you would like to speak, present, exhibit or be a sponsor at IMMERSIVE SWITZERLAND please refer to the corresponding Call for Participation (CfP) located under the  CALLS  menu for details.

IMMERSIVE EDUCATION BLOCKCHAIN SUMMIT 2022 BANNER

BLOCKCHAIN IN EDUCATION

The Immersive Education Initiative's 2022 Blockchain in Education Summit convenes the world's leading educational technology and blockchain experts in Lucerne, Switzerland, on October 6 and 7 to:

ADDRESS the emerging role of blockchain technologies in the fields of education and training.

EXAMINE the role and impact of academic and corporate research on blockchain technologies and emerging standards.

TEACH educators and corporate trainers how to utilize Knowledge Token® incentive and reward tokens.

The academic and technical event, hosted by the Swiss Museum of Transport in collaboration with the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU) and the Lucerne Business Development Agency, features cutting-edge technology and research from around the world along with related presentations, hands-on exhibits, tools, techniques, standards and best practices.

The conference is organized into 3 distinct strands:

USING BLOCKCHAIN sessions will teach educators, trainers and researchers how to utilize blockchain technologies, apps and applications in the fields of education, training and research.

TEACHING BLOCKCHAIN sessions will present case studies and best practices for teaching students of all ages about blockchain technologies, apps and applications.

RESEARCH sessions will provide attendees with an in-depth understanding of current and emerging technical and theoretical research studies focused specifically on blockchain technologies, apps and applications.



Knowledge Token logoAttendees, speakers and presenters will receive Knowledge Token® (Knowken®) incentive and reward tokens.

First introduced at IMMERSIVE ITALY 2017, Knowledge Tokens may be used to pay for future conferences, training & certification programs, camps, clubs, Virtual Reality (VR) headsets, 360 degree VR cameras, VR and gaming graphics cards (GPUs), and more.

Special conference sessions will also provide attendees with in-depth instructions on how to utilize and distribute Knowledge Tokens with their own classes and training activities.

New to Immersive Education Initiative conferences and events? Please refer to  PAST SUMMITS  and the official  CALLS  for an idea of what you can expect when you attend the 2022 Blockchain in Education Summit this year!

The 2022 Blockchain in Education Summit takes place on October 6 and 7 at the Swiss Museum of Transport in Lucerne, Switzerland, and features a special overlapping day (October 7) with the international IMMERSIVE SWITZERLAND conference that occurs on October 7 and 8.

Special sessions on October 7, the overlap day, address the intersection of immersion and blockchain technology. NFT-based virtual worlds, Web3 metaverse, and other emerging technologies that utilize both immersion and blockchain will be featured on October 7.

If you would like to speak, present, exhibit or be a sponsor at the 2022 Blockchain in Education Summit please refer to the corresponding Call for Participation (CfP) located under the  CALLS  menu for details.

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

PAST SUMMITS



IMMERSIVE EDUCATION BLOCKCHAIN SUMMIT 2018 BANNER IMMERSIVE ITALY 2017 SUMMIT BANNER : IMMERSIVE EDUCATION IMMERSIVE COLORADO 2016 SUMMIT BANNER : IMMERSIVE EDUCATION IMMERSIVE ITALY 2016 SUMMIT BANNER : IMMERSIVE EDUCATION IMMERSION 2015 PARIS SUMMIT BANNER : IMMERSIVE EDUCATION IMMERSIVE EDUCATION LOS ANGELES 2014 SUMMIT BANNER : IMMERSIVE EDUCATION IMMERSIVE VIENNA 2014 SUMMIT BANNER : IMMERSIVE EDUCATION IMMERSIVE 2013 BOSTON SUMMIT BANNER : IMMERSIVE EDUCATION IMMERSIVE 2012 BOSTON SUMMIT BANNER : IMMERSIVE EDUCATION IMMERSIVE 2012 PARIS SUMMIT BANNER : IMMERSIVE EDUCATION IMMERSIVE 2011 SPAIN SUMMIT BANNER : IMMERSIVE EDUCATION IMMERSIVE EDUCATION 2010 BOSTON SUMMIT BANNER : IMMERSIVE EDUCATION IMMERSIVE EDUCATION 2009 LONDON SUMMIT BANNER : IMMERSIVE EDUCATION