Game Track 2022 – Game technology day
we all love to play
How can game technologies, such as virtual reality glasses and game engines, be utilized in your industry or studies? How are gaming technologies changing the world?
At the most interesting gaming technology event of the fall:
- You will hear speeches from top professionals
- You get to network, meet students in the field and experts already working in the field
- You get to test new technology solutions
- You will get to know the interesting game projects of Xamk students
XAMK GAME TRACK 2022 Program and Schedule:
12.00 Showroom opens, Metsola campus lobby
13.00 Juha Huhtakallio, GM, Playstack
13.30 PELEISTÄ VIRTUAALITODELLISUUTEEN, ELI SINNE JA TAKAISIN
Henry Brandt, Dark Amber Softworks
14.00 Kahvitauko ja verkostoitumista, ravintola Junnu ja aula
14.30 PELILLISTÄ RAKENNUKSESI VIRRAKKEELLA!
Juha Ojala, XAMK
15.00 PELIT TERVEYDEN TUKENA
Wanda O Rly, Psyon Games
16.00 Showroom closes
Please note that program will be in Finnish.
We reserve the right to change the schedule.
game track 2022 – Speakers:
Wanda O Rly
|Wanda O Rly (AKA Valtteri Lahti) is an educator and performer that pursues creative science communication via drag arts. She’s also the co-founder and COO of Psyon Games.
Psyon Games is Finland’s leading applied game studio, awarded multiple times for their pioneering work in health awareness.
|Juha Huhtakallio has worked in multiple roles during his 22 years in the industry, is a serial entrepreneur and has built Finland’s biggest game education.
He has worked on 30+ awarded titles out of the 100 published in total so far.
Henri Brandt is one of the founders of Dark Amber Softworks and CEO of the company. Henry is responsible for the production and design of virtual reality learning environments.
He is also a writer, 2D artist and sound designer. In addition, Henri has taught various related courses at Xamk.
Juha Ojala is an Unreal Engine expert specializing in virtual technologies and architectural visualization. Juha has been the lead designer and main programmer of the Virtuaalinen Rakentaminen (Virrake) application developed by XAMK.
Virrake enables a new approach to the exploration, service and maintenance of buildings and areas together with other users. Juha has been involved in two JUFO 1-level scientific publications with his Virrake application.
game track 2022 – showroom
The Game Track 2022 Showroom will bring a variety of booths to the campus lobby, which you can freely explore throughout the event! You get to test new technology solutions and various implementations related to games. You will get acquainted with the projects of the students.
The following projects anc companies will be present:
|Kokemusten talo -hanke||Mm. VR-pelin esittelyä|
|AMBSIMU AR -hanke||Ambulanssisimulaattorin kehittäminen lisätyn todellisuuden mahdollisuuksilla|
|Creative Communities First -hanke||Tukea opetusmenetelmien digitalisaatioon|
|Normogames -peliyritys||Viiden opiskelijan perustama peliyritys|
|Virtuaalinen Sairaalaympäristö 1.0 -hanke||Kotkan alueen virtuaalinen mallinnus pelimoottorin avulla|
|Xamk Junioriliiga -hanke||Tekniikan alojen tunnettavuutta peruskouluasteelle|
|Force Platform -opiskelijaprojekti||Opiskelijoiden tuottama ponnistuslautapeli|
|Kyberturvan ABC yrittäjille -hanke||Tietoturva haltuun kymenlaaksolaisille yrittäjille|
Welcome to seek inspiration and learn more about the possibilities of the gaming industry now and in the future!
The event is free of charge and it is not necessary to register for it in advance.
N.B! The auditorium has limited space, so if you want to secure your seat, sign up here:
This event is organized by Baltic Explorers and Xamk Game Studios projects.