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Review of the Kick-off Event of the Foundation Metaverse Europe

Review of the Kick-off Event of the Foundation Metaverse Europe

Top Kickoff Event of our Foundation Metaverse Europe on Monday at Pan Am Lounge – Berlin above the rooftops of the city. After a welcome speech by Oliver Autumn and Maren Courage, the founders of the non-profit foundation, it continued with great impulses from our talk guests: Iris Plöger Maike Scholz Tobias Eismann and Isabella Hermann around the #Metaverse and its challenges in the industrial and ethical context.

Thanks to the Meta Team, guests were also able to dive right into the Metaverse with Horizon Workrooms.

The founders of ANIMA RES – 3d medical animation / AR / MR / VR (Microsoft Partner) Pablo Olmos, Rodrigo Olmos presented “Insight Heart” with HoloLens 2, which was used to collaboratively explore the human heart.

A thoroughly successful start with an excellent audience from business, politics, art, education and science.

… and this was the program

19:00 Reception

19:30 Welcome and presentation of the Foundation:
Maren Courage and Oliver Autumn, Founders of the Foundation Metaverse Europe

7:45 p.m. Keynote: “Metaverse with Outlook for German Industry”.
Iris Plöger, Member of the BDI Executive Board

20:00 Short Talks “Quo Vadis Metaverse?”

  • “Digital Ethics: The Enabler in the Metaverse”, Maike Scholz, Senior Expert Group Compliance – Squad Lead Digital Ethics , Founding Member of the “Digital Ethics” Initiative Deutsche Telekom
    Why are companies concerned with digital ethics? What ethical challenges are seen for the metaverse? And why is digital ethics an essential part of its successful implementation? In her impulse, Maike Scholz examines these issues from a corporate perspective, using Deutsche Telekom as an example.
  • 10 questions. 10 responses. “Metaverse Augmentation for Human Creativity”
    What Siemens is experiencing as it dives into the metaverse, AI, NFT and blockchain
    Tobias Eismann, Senior-Stratege | Kreativitäts- und Innovationsmanagement bei Siemens

20:30 Flying Dinner and trying out at the demo stations

  • Animares / Microsoft Partner – Next Level MedEd: Use cases from the field of medical education presented with the Hololens2
  • Meta presents the VR goggles “Quest 2” with the Metaverse VR collaboration platform “Horizon Workrooms”, by which teams can network, collaborate and develop ideas together.

21:15 Presentation of the first study results on the topic “Democracy according to the European understanding of values in the metaverse”.

  • Dr. Isabella Hermann, Member of the Board Stiftung Zukunft Berlin
  • Q&A

21:40 Casual discussion and get-together with drinks and dessert.

22:30 End of the event

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