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Congress 2020

We are looking back on a successful event with over 73 distinguished speakers and 320 participants from 30 different countries

Speakers 2020

Ryan Beams, Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Jan Brönneke, Health Innovation Hub of the Federal Ministry of Health

Prof Grigore Burdea, Rutgers University

James Finley, USC University of Southern California

Karthik Patanjali, The New York Times

Dr Susan Persky, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Prof Albert Rizzo, USC Institute for Creative Technologies

Dr Isabel Van De Keere, Immersive Rehab

Program 2020

Choose from unique sessions and networking opportunities

Parallel to the congress we offered businesses and academic institutions the opportunity to exhibit their products and services at an accompanying virtual expo.

In addition, we offered many other program items like a virtual opening event with special speakers and a multifaceted after congress party.

Institutions 2020

Amazon Web Services

The Food and Drug Administration

Harvard Medical School

Health Innovation Hub of the Federal Ministry of Health


Siemens Healthineers

Stanford University

The New York Times

Moderators 2020

Kent Bye, Voices of VR

Petra Dahm, Extended Reality Bavaria e.V.

Jason McDowall, Ostendo & The AR Show Podcast

Denise Silber, VRforHealth

Patronage 2020

Theresia Bauer (MdL), State Minister for Science, Research and Arts

Prof Dr Matthias Weidemüller, Heidelberg University

Over the three days, our program featured not only experts from the medical industry but also those with lived experience and opinion leaders from the social and political sphere.

We would like to thank you for your continued support and interest, allowing us to make Shift Medical one of the most prestigious events for XR in healthcare in Europe.