• Brussels, Berlin, Europe

Kick-off Wertekompass “Metaverse-Bildung”

On 17 April 2024, we met as part of the Foundation Metaverse Europe at (and with) Deutsche Telekom in Berlin for the kick-off “Value Compass Metaverse Education”. The expert group met for four intensive hours. After we had defined the status quo, we had a stimulating discussion that ultimately led to the definition of a clear goal and the development […]

Policy Corner

It has been a busy start to 2024 for metaverse policy enthusiasts. In the European Parliament, MEPs approved reports from two Committees. The first report, by the Internal Market & Consumer Protection Committee, focused on interoperability, connectivity infrastructure, and accessibility and introduced the notion of “avatar rights.” The second report, by the Legal Affairs Committee, focused on international, civil, and […]

Review of our online symposium “Creating value on the way to the metaverse” in Paris

On Friday 24 January, the second symposium of the Metaverse Europe Foundation in collaboration with France Immersive Learning took place in Paris at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers. After a brief introduction by Oliver Autumn and Vanessa Pénélope, the discussion began with a focus on some current ethical issues. The workshop participants agreed to place the tension between […]

Review of the 2nd symposium on “Creating value on the way to the metaverse” in Potsdam

On Tuesday 23 January 2024, the 2nd symposium on “Creating value on the way to the metaverse” took place in Potsdam (hybrid). In this think tank series, the Metaverse Europe Foundation, in cooperation with Mittelstand-Digital from the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection, is asking how digital #ethics can be lived hand in hand with ethical values in […]

How do you assess ethical issues in connection with connectivity, cloud computing and sustainability?

Short interview with Daniela Theisinger, Managing Director Deutsche Telekom, Global Business Solutions Belgium NV/SA on the question: 👉 How do you assess ethical issues in connection with connectivity, cloud computing and sustainability? In order to bring the relevant ethical issues that interest us as a foundation to a wider audience, we have captured valuable views from experts we work with […]

Review of our online symposium “Metaverse and Artificial Intelligence in the Arts”

Our first symposium on the topic of “Metaverse and artificial intelligence in the arts” took place on 11 January 2024. The exploratory meeting on the integration of the metaverse and artificial intelligence in the art world focussed on traditional art experiences, the interaction between artists and audiences in the metaverse, ethical aspects, effects on the art market and new opportunities […]

Kick-Off Meeting Metaverse Think-Tanks in cooperation with the Mittelstand-Digital Zentren of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection

Tuesday was the kick-off meeting of the #Metaverse Think-Tank – an initiative of the Mittelstand-Digital Zentren Deutschlandweit and the Foundation Metaverse Europe! Two discussion rounds were part of the four-hour meeting with stakeholders and experts from business and science. To start, the experts and representatives of SMEs present spoke about the potentials and areas of application of XR and AI […]

Review of the Foundation Metaverse Europe Expert Roundtable on Web3, Crypto and Digital Ownership

On 21.3.23, our Foundation Metaverse Europe expert panel on Web3, Crypto and Digital Ownership took place at the TÜV Nord Group Representative Office in Berlin. The occasion was to highlight the current developments on our core topic of digital ownership with leading experts from the field of Web3 and Blockchain and to derive the current recommendations for action. We started […]

How should the metaverse affect society? – Foundation Metaverse Europe founder on the digitalpacemaker podcast.

In Vodafone’s new DigitalPacemaker episode, Foundation Metaverse Europe founder Maren Courage and Bundestag member Mario Brandenburg spoke with Ulrich Irnich, CIO at Vodafone Germany about how the Metaverse is expected to impact society. Episode #26 discusses the influences the Metaverse will have on our society. The guests will be Mario Brandenburg, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Education […]

Review first foundation meeting 2023

If we continue to discuss so well in top-class expert circles, we have a good feeling for a responsible society in the age of exponential technology growth. Cue metaverse, the tip of the iceberg in which so many of the highly exciting Technologies like XR, AI, 5/6G Blockchain will play along is not an issue we can push into the […]

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