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Virtual & Augmented Reality

Virtual Reality Pioneer Kicks Off Monday at CEBIT

The first day of the new CEBIT will be all about what digitization means for business and society. The man who coined the term 'virtual reality’ will hold the keynote on the dedicated conference day.

02 Oct. 2017

Who will own the future? Whoever has the fastest computers, says Jaron Lanier . The dreadlocked VR pioneer is considered a critical observer of the Internet sector. He will open CEBIT on Monday with his keynote and answer questions from the audience afterwards.

This will set the tone for the first day of the business festival.

Decision makers from the private sector and politics will meet with digital natives to discuss the consequences of digitization for everyone.

The CEBIT Executive Talk in the afternoon Prof. Dr. Reimund Neugebauer, president of the Fraunhofer Institute and other expert representatives will discuss how digital technologies drive economic growth and can unite society. In workshops and conferences, leading technology companies will give insights into the innovations they are developing in the fields of robotics, VR and software.

As the first day of CEBIT, Monday will be dedicated exclusively to conferences and media. It aims to reach all interested CEBIT visitors.

A registration option for CEBIT Monday will be available online from January 2018.