IxDA Helsinki x Futurice: Immersive Experiences

Futurice is hosting a monthly IxDA (Interaction Design Association) meetup on November 19. The topic this time is Immersive Experiences. We’ll discuss related subjects such as Storytelling, Emerging and Immersive Technologies, Design for Senses.

We are expecting an audience of 60 people, including professionals, students and topic enthusiasts.

The event is sold out!


IxDA Helsinki x Futurice: Immersive Experiences

Annankatu 34 B


17:45 – Doors open – drinks and snacks are served

IxDA Welcome words
Futurice – Welcome words and Why Immersive Experiences as the subject of the meetup.

Mervi Rauhala, Learning specialist, service designer and storyteller at Markkinointi-insituutti and has co-authored a book on storytelling in business context / - Topic - From storytelling to storydoing - Can the universal language of stories help you in creating truly engaging experiences?

5min break

Perttu Hämäläinen, Professor of computer games at Aalto University - Topic - Understanding gravity in virtual and mixed reality games.

5min break

Short introduction to the panelists
Otso Koski, Principal Designer at Nokia – Project Ozo -
Mervi Rauhala, Keynote speaker
Perttu Hämäläinen, Keynote speaker
+ 3 others to be confirmed.

Panel discussion about Immersive design and technologies

Food, drinks and network until 21:00


We are deeply honored to welcome you!

IxDAHel team and Futurice


About the IxDA:

The Interaction Design Association (IxDA) is the largest professional association of interaction designers in the world. With over 65,000 members and more than 152 local groups in 43 countries, IxDA´s focus is to work with interaction design issues for professionals, regardless of their level of experience. IxDA was founded in 2003 and registered as a not for profit organization in late 2005. We depend on the passion of the members as volunteers to help serve the international Interaction Design community needs.

About IxDA Helsinki chapter:

IxDA Helsinki is the local Finnish chapter for Interaction Design Association IxDA. We're a non-profit, loosely organized professional community. Our aim is to connect the local design community and promote modern interaction design practices in Finland through monthly meetups and other activities. Currently, we have approximately 1660 members in our Facebook community, there we share our events and discuss design related content. We are also hosting and organizing the global Interaction 16 conference on March next year.

To know more about the conference and association go to or more about our local chapter on

For more information, contact:

Jane Vita Senior Service Creator
+358 40 035 8630