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During 3 days, masterclass for professionals will be organized by the WVRF on specific topics of importance for the Virtual and Augmented Reality market: VR Web, Space Computing, Writing VR scenarios, post production of 360 ° videos, spatialized sound, Stitching and more. Sessions will also be reserved for sponsored masterclass allowing companies to present their products, software or programmes in more detail.



Alex Schuhmann

Stratosphere VR

Alex is the co-founder and project manager of Stratosphere VR. After a training in Game Art & Animation, he focuses his work on virtual reality and make it the main tool of his startup.…

Anne-Dominique Salamin


Anne-Dominique Salamin is a full professor at the HES-SO and head of the e-learning Center HES-SO Cyberlearn (https://cyberlearn.hes-so.ch). This Center run the LMS Moodle for the 28 schools of HES-SO for 26'000 users using…

Antoine Cardon


DV is an innovative studio created in 2011 that designs and develops unprecedented narrative formats, taking the viewer into immersive experiences. Serial entrepreneur and innovation Guru, Antoine has served in many industries: advertising &…

Barnabé Noël

Swisspeak Resorts

Swisspeak Experience uses digital technologies and innovative services to offer a new way to enjoy the mountain. Swisspeak Resorts Vercorin opened in December 2017. It is a digitalized tourism residence that provides its guests…

Caitlin Krause


Caitlin E. Krause thrives in interdisciplinary arenas of leadership, design, story, presence and immersion. How do we develop and communicate our visions, leading with relational trust and emotional intelligence, generating impact through our creativity,…

François Fripiat


Demute is a sound studio dedicated to new media (VR / AR / Video Games / Interactive contents) and a company who's developing new technological tools to improve the feeling of immersion through sound.…

Javier Bello Ruiz


Javier Bello Ruiz, CEO and co-founder at IMVERSE. Born in Spain, MSc in Computer Science Engineering by the University of Zaragoza (2010) with focus in HCI and business management, later lab manager at the…

Julia Chatain


Julia Chatain is a Software Engineer at the Game Technology Center of ETH Zurich, Switzerland. She received her Engineering Degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from École polytechnique (Paris, France) and her Master of…

Maximilien Delort


Author and stage director for theater and television, Maximilien starts to work on immersive problematics in story telling since the apparition of the first 360° cameras. He strongly believes that VR and especially Cross…

    Michael Kolchesky

    Visual Solutions 360

    Michael Kolchesky is CEO of Visual Solutions 360° and Vice president of IVRPA (International Virtual Reality Professionals Association), She holds a degree in Photography and Visual Arts from Musrara Nagar Academy in Jerusalem (2005-2007)…

    Peter Locharernkul


    Peter is a developer of a variety of interactive projects, ranging from museum exhibits to trade shows to experiential marketing events. An avid game developer, he has released dozens of online games for ESPN.com…

    Ray Kallmeyer


    Ray Kallmeyer is a game director and technical entrepreneur with the mission of inspiring people to develop healthy relationships with technology. In 2016 Ray co-founded CreateAR in San Francisco and currently serves at its…

    Rolf Wilk

    Hes-so Valais/Wallis - Haute École de Gestion & Tourisme

    Géographe UNI Lausanne, Professeur bilingue français/allemand à la Haute école de gestion HES-SO Valais/Wallis. Enseignements : géographie touristique, techniques d’enquêtes qualitatives et quantitatives. Accompagnement de projet pédagogique d’étude de marché dans différents domaines comme…

    Sonia Cueva

    Universidad Indoamerica

    Sonia Cueva is architect, formed in art aesthetics, magister in City Government for FLACSO Quito- Ecuador, magister and PhD in Urban and Architectural Management for UPC on Barcelona - Spain. She was Head of…

    Thomas Crausaz

    Adventures-Lab SA

    Thomas Crausaz is a senior 3D artist and CEO of Adventures-Lab. He worked for 10 years in the UK in various game companies for console games (MotoGP, Haze, Crysis 2 to name a few)…

    Wasef El-Kharouf

    Enosis VR LLC

    A graduate of the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts, Wasef has established a career in film, virtual reality and immersive design set in motion by a passion for art, movies, music…