Shanghai 28 June - 1 July 2017

VR & AR Summit

Conference Summit

Content & Media

Date & Time

Friday, 30 Jun 2017

11:30 - 17:30


SNIEC Hall W3 Auditorium A


This Summit is open to people holding Gold and VIP passes. All-Exhibition-Pass holders can upgrade their pass to attend this Summit by visiting our registration page.

2016 has been a fruitful year for VR, with several dedicated VR devices successfully debuting on the market and sales surpassing our initial expectations. Following the great success of the VR summit in 2016, GSMA elevates and brings back the 2nd Annual VR& AR Summit at MWC Shanghai 2017, featuring the hot topics with the continued emphasis on VR/ AR devices, content production, use cases, investment and innovation, further expanding to the exploration and discovery of VR & AR’s potential to create new markets and disrupt the existing ones. 

The VR & AR Summit at MWC Shanghai is a dedicated platform where key players can meet industry leaders driving the VR & AR technology and market development and partner with the hardware companies, content producers, technology providers, investors and VR & AR startups. 


11:30 – 11:40 Opening remarks of VR & AR Summit

Chairman: Bruce Bateman, Chief Things Officer, LiteOn

11:40 – 12:20 Paving the way for VR & AR

11:40 – 12:00 Alvin Wang, China Regional President, Vive 

12:00 – 12:20 Christopher Tam, GM, Greater China, Leap Motion 

12:20 – 12:40 The current trend of VR film production

James Fong, CEO, Jaunt China 

12:40 – 13:00 Panel Discussion

Moderator: Sam Rosen, VP, ABI Research


Alvin Wang, China Regional President, Vive

Christopher Tam, GM, Greater China, Leap Motion

James Fong, CEO, Juant China

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 – 14:20 VR& AR hardware innovation 

Tim Droz, SVP & GM, North America, SoftKinetic

14:20 – 14:40 360° and VR User Generated Content – Millions of 360° cameras and smartphones in 2017!

Patrice Roulet, Co-Founder &VP ,Technology, ImmerVision

14:40 – 15:10 VR content and where we are today

Andrew Douthwaite, COO, WEARVR

15:10 – 15:40 VR Marketing

Philip Pelucha, Commerical Director, 3D Redshift

15:40 – 16:00 Networking break

16:00 – 16:30 Bring the immerse experience to entertainment, movie and live event.

Francis Lam, Chief Innovation &Technology Officer, Isobar China

16:30 – 17:30 Panel Discussion: VR & AR for gaming and game app development 

Moderator: Dillon Seo, CEO & Founder, VoleR Creative 


Alex Jinsung Choi, CTO, SK Telecom

Junghwan Choi, VP, Skonec Entertainment 

Omar Tellez, VP, Niantic Labs

17:30 The end of the VR & AR Summit