VR & AR Summit
Content & Media
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