2 days | 28 sessions | 45 speakers

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A big thank you to all our speakers and guests that made our second virtual AR Pioneers Summit such a success. We had an awesome 2 days filled with networking, product launches, industry deep dives and technical demonstrations.

If you didn’t get the chance to attend the summit live, don’t worry – you can now watch all the talks on-demand for free.

Headliners

Keep your finger on the pulse of all things Zappar with our headliner track, tap into the biggest releases of the year and learn how they work as well as how they can impact your business.

AR Strategists

Join us on the AR Strategists track where our team and expert guests will discuss key emerging trends within the industry and the impact they are having on businesses. As well as providing practical advice on how to execute impactful AR strategies to help you stay ahead of the curve.

AR Creators

Join us on the AR creators track where we’ll be hosting a range of talks and demos for developers, designers, marketers and agencies highlighting emerging trends and exciting new updates to the ZapWorks platform.

AR Wisdom Seekers

Join us on our AR technical track and access a wide range of technical sessions, demos and tutorials for a range of skill sets from absolute beginner to advanced development techniques.

AR Workshops

Join us for our AR workshop sessions for a hands on look at how to create AR.

AWE

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Guest speakers

Destery Hildenbrand

Destery Hildenbrand

XR Solution Architect, Intellezy

Destery is a learning experience producer and has over 15 years of experience in training and development for corporate and higher education, focusing on engaging others through technology and immersive reality experiences.

Destery is a learning experience producer and has over 15 years of experience in training and development for corporate and higher education, focusing on engaging others through technology and immersive reality experiences.

Charlie Fink

Charlie Fink

Metaverse Consultant, Forbes Columnist, Author, Adjunct, Forbes

Charlie Fink writes the weekly Forbes column "This Week in XR" and its companion podcast. He is the author of the upcoming Dissecting the Metaverse (Fall 2022), and three other books on virtual and augmented reality. He teaches XR at Chapman University Film School in Orange, CA.

Charlie Fink writes the weekly Forbes column "This Week in XR" and its companion podcast. He is the author of the upcoming Dissecting the Metaverse (Fall 2022), and three other books on virtual and augmented reality. He teaches XR at Chapman University Film School in Orange, CA.

Betty Dannewitz

Betty Dannewitz

Immersive Experience Designer, ifyouaskbetty

Seasoned learning professional specializing in multimedia, augmented reality strategy, production, and implementation, L&D strategy, podcasting and leadership and management training.

Seasoned learning professional specializing in multimedia, augmented reality strategy, production, and implementation, L&D strategy, podcasting and leadership and management training.

Sarah Masters

Sarah Masters

Digital Transformation Director, Unilever

Sarah is the Digital Transformation Director at Unilever driving digital innovation across multiple brands.

Sarah is the Digital Transformation Director at Unilever driving digital innovation across multiple brands.

Mark Hewitt

Mark Hewitt

Brand and Digital Transformation, Unilever

Mark is specialist in Connected Packaging connecting brand strategy, marketing, digital, data and IoT delivering Always-On Pack Platforms for brands around the world.

Mark is specialist in Connected Packaging connecting brand strategy, marketing, digital, data and IoT delivering Always-On Pack Platforms for brands around the world.

Ares Subira

Ares Subira

AR/VR Technology Senior Specialist | Product Manager AR/VR, Nestlé

Ares is a Product Manager and Senior Technology Specialist for Nestle, with a focus on AR and VR.

Ares is a Product Manager and Senior Technology Specialist for Nestle, with a focus on AR and VR.

Marc Powell

Marc Powell

Accessibility Innovation Lead, RNIB

Marc is a passionate advocate and evangelist within the world of accessibility, having represented the RNIB since retiring from his professional sporting career as a Paralympic judo athlete. Marc is the Strategic Accessibility Lead at RNIB and works closely with a number of global organisations to raise the bar when it comes to accessibility and inclusion, creating sustainable long lasting social change.

Marc is a passionate advocate and evangelist within the world of accessibility, having represented the RNIB since retiring from his professional sporting career as a Paralympic judo athlete. Marc is the Strategic Accessibility Lead at RNIB and works closely with a number of global organisations to raise the bar when it comes to accessibility and inclusion, creating sustainable long lasting social change.

Rikard Wikander

Rikard Wikander

Global Head of Customer Experience, Kidswear, H&M

Rikard has worked within the H&M group for 17 years and has been focused mostly on Business controlling, Merchandising/Planning & Supply chain, Retail Operations and finally a more holistic approach to creating an outstanding customer experience. With the customer at the core of his career, he has been working to offer an inspiring and interactive customer experience.

Rikard has worked within the H&M group for 17 years and has been focused mostly on Business controlling, Merchandising/Planning & Supply chain, Retail Operations and finally a more holistic approach to creating an outstanding customer experience. With the customer at the core of his career, he has been working to offer an inspiring and interactive customer experience.

Fadi Chehimi

Fadi Chehimi

Global Consumer Metaverse Technology Lead, Accenture

Fadi has been in the immersive experiences space since 2004 where he developed novel concepts for mobile Mixed Reality then, and now driving XR and the Metaverse at Accenture globally.

Fadi has been in the immersive experiences space since 2004 where he developed novel concepts for mobile Mixed Reality then, and now driving XR and the Metaverse at Accenture globally.

Gavin Newton-Tanzer

Gavin Newton-Tanzer

Co-Founder and President, Sunrise International

Gavin is co-founder and president of Sunrise International (www.sunriseinspires.com). Sunrise offers the very best in immersive media and cross border marketing, specializing in cutting edge VR/AR technologies, with a particular strength in Chinese market localization.

Gavin is co-founder and president of Sunrise International (www.sunriseinspires.com). Sunrise offers the very best in immersive media and cross border marketing, specializing in cutting edge VR/AR technologies, with a particular strength in Chinese market localization.

Daria Fedko

Daria Fedko

Founder & CEO, WE/AR Studio

Daria Fedko is CEO of WE/AR Studio – a Ukrainian XR studio recognized as one of the world’s top 25 AR/VR companies & Intel’s official partner in AR/VR solutions. She is also a Technology Ambassador of Ukraine at the World’s Leaders Summit.

Daria Fedko is CEO of WE/AR Studio – a Ukrainian XR studio recognized as one of the world’s top 25 AR/VR companies & Intel’s official partner in AR/VR solutions. She is also a Technology Ambassador of Ukraine at the World’s Leaders Summit.

Joshua McGee

Joshua McGee

CEO & Creative AR/MR Director, GIGANTIC.

Joshua’s focus is deeply engrained in AR/MR and web 3.0 technologies. Currently, he is GIGANTIC’s lead developer and creative stratagist with his sights firmly set on Augmented Realty as is applies to corporate brands and marketing.

Joshua’s focus is deeply engrained in AR/MR and web 3.0 technologies. Currently, he is GIGANTIC’s lead developer and creative stratagist with his sights firmly set on Augmented Realty as is applies to corporate brands and marketing.

Arne Schoenleben

Arne Schoenleben

CEO, svarmony

Arne is CEO of svarmony, a merger of the successful AR providers Augmentaio and innovation.rocks, svarmony has accumulated 20 years of experience and a portfolio of more than a hundred projects in the field of Extended Reality.

Arne is CEO of svarmony, a merger of the successful AR providers Augmentaio and innovation.rocks, svarmony has accumulated 20 years of experience and a portfolio of more than a hundred projects in the field of Extended Reality.

Paola Fiorio

Paola Fiorio

Senior Content Manager, Viewtoo

Paola is Senior Content Manager at Viewtoo and an experienced data journalist with 15+ in data visualization, a marketing specialist and an Augmented Reality enthusiast.

Paola is Senior Content Manager at Viewtoo and an experienced data journalist with 15+ in data visualization, a marketing specialist and an Augmented Reality enthusiast.

Tim Wickham

Tim Wickham

Senior Motion Designer / Animator / AR Designer, PinPoint Media

Tim creates high-impact motion graphics, animations, videos and visual effects for broadcast, web and live events and has worked across a broad spectrum of industries, from corporate training films to motion graphic based promotional videos, to visual backdrops for artists in the music industry.

Tim creates high-impact motion graphics, animations, videos and visual effects for broadcast, web and live events and has worked across a broad spectrum of industries, from corporate training films to motion graphic based promotional videos, to visual backdrops for artists in the music industry.

Frans Tihveräinen

Frans Tihveräinen

CEO and AR Designer, flyAR Augmented Reality Studio Oy

CEO and AR Designer at flyAR Frans' has been augmenting reality since 2012, and works on creating custom tailored AR-solutions for clients.

CEO and AR Designer at flyAR Frans' has been augmenting reality since 2012, and works on creating custom tailored AR-solutions for clients.

Johan Walters

Johan Walters

Founder and Chief Strategist, Augmented Cities

Johan Walters is a Strategist and Trainer at Augmented Cities, an AR Strategy Lab and Zappar Training Partner. He has worked in AR for over 9 years and collaborates and consults with agencies and brands. Follow and ask Johan a question at @johancpt on Instagram.

Johan Walters is a Strategist and Trainer at Augmented Cities, an AR Strategy Lab and Zappar Training Partner. He has worked in AR for over 9 years and collaborates and consults with agencies and brands. Follow and ask Johan a question at @johancpt on Instagram.

Ollie Tyler

Ollie Tyler

Creative Technologist, tnySocial

Ollie Tyler is a creative technologist with over 15+ billion views on his effects, he creates memorable experiences and storytelling solutions for prominent brands, such as Sony, PepsiCo, and Nestle! He currently specialises in getting brands excited about the future of XR and guiding development.

Ollie Tyler is a creative technologist with over 15+ billion views on his effects, he creates memorable experiences and storytelling solutions for prominent brands, such as Sony, PepsiCo, and Nestle! He currently specialises in getting brands excited about the future of XR and guiding development.

Kunal Poddar

Kunal Poddar

Director, Milieu Brand Method

Kunal is not only Director of Agency Brand Method Milieu he is a Software Engineer, Entrepreneur, Sports Marketer & Licensing Expert.

Kunal is not only Director of Agency Brand Method Milieu he is a Software Engineer, Entrepreneur, Sports Marketer & Licensing Expert.

Carlos Dominguez

Carlos Dominguez

Sr Director of Innovation and Technology, Digital Products, DEPT®

Carlos, a Venezuelan native with a tech background and creative mindset, is currently driving innovation at DEPT® Digital Products, helping clients turn their visions into products. He has led test engineering for satellite radio panels for Boeing, created visual FXs and animations for Activision's AAA titles, and led technology and creative development across Hasbro's beloved portfolio of brands. Carlos was honored in 2016 by CNET as one of the most influential leaders in Technology.

Carlos, a Venezuelan native with a tech background and creative mindset, is currently driving innovation at DEPT® Digital Products, helping clients turn their visions into products. He has led test engineering for satellite radio panels for Boeing, created visual FXs and animations for Activision's AAA titles, and led technology and creative development across Hasbro's beloved portfolio of brands. Carlos was honored in 2016 by CNET as one of the most influential leaders in Technology.

Gabriela Coroa

Gabriela Coroa

Head of Consumer Experience Lab, Pernod Ricard

Gabriela is Head of Consumer Experience Lab at Pernod Ricard delivering powerful brand experiences as well as digital innovation.

Gabriela is Head of Consumer Experience Lab at Pernod Ricard delivering powerful brand experiences as well as digital innovation.

Kate Pasterfield

Kate Pasterfield

Immersive Creative Director and Producer, Rapt Immersive

Kate is an award winning director working at the frontiers of creativity and tech, with a Master's in Virtual & Extended Realities. Recent work includes hands-on experiments in metaverse platforms, including the 'Kataverse' created in Spatial.

Kate is an award winning director working at the frontiers of creativity and tech, with a Master's in Virtual & Extended Realities. Recent work includes hands-on experiments in metaverse platforms, including the 'Kataverse' created in Spatial.

Anne McKinnon

Anne McKinnon

Co-Founder and CEO, Ristband

Anne is Co-Founder and CEO of metaverse platform Ristband, a metaverse platform where events taking place in the real world can have a digital twin of the physical world happening in real time, combining the excitement of a live event with the power and reach of digital social experiences. Accessible on Mac, PC and mobile.

Anne is Co-Founder and CEO of metaverse platform Ristband, a metaverse platform where events taking place in the real world can have a digital twin of the physical world happening in real time, combining the excitement of a live event with the power and reach of digital social experiences. Accessible on Mac, PC and mobile.

Ori Inbar

Ori Inbar

Co-Founder, AWE

Ori Inbar is the Co-Founder and CEO of AugmentedReality.org, a global non-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing augmented reality (AR), and the producer of AWE – the world’s largest community and event series dedicated exclusively to the XR industry.  AugmentedReality.org’s mission is to promote the true potential of AR, and hatch augmented reality initiatives that offer unique value to its active users.

Ori Inbar is the Co-Founder and CEO of AugmentedReality.org, a global non-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing augmented reality (AR), and the producer of AWE – the world’s largest community and event series dedicated exclusively to the XR industry.  AugmentedReality.org’s mission is to promote the true potential of AR, and hatch augmented reality initiatives that offer unique value to its active users.

Dace Campbell

Dace Campbell

XR Thought Leader, AWE

Dace is a proven thought-leader at the intersection of industry and innovation; with a focus on strategy and driving business value from emerging technology and process improvements. It is his personal mission to help create a more sustainable world through thoughtful application of spatially contextual data to improve design, construction, and operation of the built environment.

Dace is a proven thought-leader at the intersection of industry and innovation; with a focus on strategy and driving business value from emerging technology and process improvements. It is his personal mission to help create a more sustainable world through thoughtful application of spatially contextual data to improve design, construction, and operation of the built environment.

David Weeks

David Weeks

Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Sunrise International

David is co-founder and COO of Sunrise International (www.sunriseinspires.com). Sunrise offers the very best in immersive media and cross border marketing, specializing in cutting edge VR/AR technologies, with a particular strength in Chinese market localization.

David is co-founder and COO of Sunrise International (www.sunriseinspires.com). Sunrise offers the very best in immersive media and cross border marketing, specializing in cutting edge VR/AR technologies, with a particular strength in Chinese market localization.

Rob Norton

Rob Norton

Account Executive, Flowcode

Rob works in sales and partnerships for Flowcode helping consumers and creators to connect the real world to the digital world instantly and magically.

Rob works in sales and partnerships for Flowcode helping consumers and creators to connect the real world to the digital world instantly and magically.

John Worsfold

John Worsfold

Solutions Innovation Lead, RNIB

John is an information technology professional with a background in electronic engineering and communications with a strong R&D focus. Working within RNIB Solutions team, as innovation and technology implementation manager, John acts as a catalyst to innovation and problem solving, drawing on his technical and R&D experiences of the innovation process exploring opportunities and capabilities of new technologies.

John is an information technology professional with a background in electronic engineering and communications with a strong R&D focus. Working within RNIB Solutions team, as innovation and technology implementation manager, John acts as a catalyst to innovation and problem solving, drawing on his technical and R&D experiences of the innovation process exploring opportunities and capabilities of new technologies.

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