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Congress 2021

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

Speakers 2021

Prof Mark Billinghurst, The University of Auckland

Prof Dr Sandy Engelhardt (MSc), Heidelberg University Hospital

Marientina Gotsis (MFA), University of Southern California

Hunter Hoffman (PhD), University of Washington

Dr Jonathan M. Morris, Mayo Clinic

Karthik Patanjali, The New York Times

Mel Slater, Universitat de Barcelona

Erin Washington, Embodied Labs

Program 2021

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 2021



Harvard Medical School

Heidelberg University Hospital

Stanford School of Medicine

The New York Times

Universitat de Barcelona

University of Southern California

Moderators 2021

Petra Dahm, Extended Reality Bavaria e.V.

Lale Jakob, Evermynd

Dr Lars Riedemann, Heidelberg University Hospital

Noah Smith, The Washington Post

Patronage 2021

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.