On 18 January 2022 the Immersive Education Initiative announced that Lucerne, Switzerland, is the official location for the organization's 8th European Immersive Education Summit ("IMMERSIVE SWITZERLAND") and 2022 Blockchain in Education Summit.
The events will take place in collaboration with the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU) and the Lucerne Business Development Agency.
Select events will occur this June, with the full IMMERSIVE SWITZERLAND conference and 2022 Blockchain in Education Summit occurring in October.
The prestigious academic and technical conferences, for which the corresponding Calls for Participation (CfP) are below, will feature cutting-edge technology and research from around the world along with related hands-on exhibits, tools, techniques, standards and best practices:
- IMMERSIVE SWITZERLAND will address the personal, cultural and educational impact of immersive technologies such as Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), virtual worlds, telepresence, simulations, learning games, 3D printing, personal robotics, immersive teaching and immersive learning systems, and fully immersive environments such as caves, domes and planetariums.
- The Blockchain in Education Summit will convene the world's leading educational technology and blockchain experts this spring to: 1) address the emerging role of blockchain technology in the fields of education and training, 2) examine the role and impact of academic and corporate research on blockchain technologies and standards, and 3) Teach educators and corporate trainers how to utilize Knowledge Token incentive and reward tokens.