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WELCOME TO

ARCTIC ROBOT CHALLENGE –
ROBOTICS IN THE ROUGH

OULU, FINLAND 65°01′ N, 25°28′ E OCTOBER 2ND – 3RD 2019

AI & ROBOTICS EXHIBITION AND RACING EVENT

Welcome to Oulu, Finland.
This is where robotics gets real.

Join the most unique and arctic event for cutting edge AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES, 3D-CONTROLLED CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY, ROBOTICS AND DRONES. The setting is anything but ordinary. Are you ready to face the elements and accept the challenge?

Join the races – Meet investors – Get to know the latest technologies

PROGRAMME

Wednesday Oct 2nd 2019
open 10:00 – 17:00

Company EXPO and stands
Themed races for: Autonomous vehicles – 3D controlled construction machinery – Robots and drones
Testing areas for showing and demonstrating your machinery
Investors & advisors’ corner – Ask for advice, or pitch your business idea! Meet investors and business experts specialised in  start-ups and growth companies
Career opportunities corner – Meet the Oulu University Career  counsellor, get to know the companies and find your future role in  AI & robotics!
Demonstration Show corner – Give your device a demo spin and  tell the audience about its features. We’ll stream it live on screen!
Tech demo: Smart Excavator. Drive an excavator with an instructor!
Student rounds
Rally driving experience
Tech demo: Smart Excavator. Drive an excavator with an instructor!
Social event for participants

Thursday Oct 3rd 2019
Open: 10:00 – 17:00

Company EXPO and stands
Themed races for: Autonomous vehicles – 3D controlled construction machinery – Robots and drones
Testing areas for showing and demonstrating your machinery
Investors & advisors’ corner – Ask for advice, or pitch your business idea! Meet investors and business experts specialised in start-ups and growth companies.
Career opportunities corner – Meet the Oulu University Career counsellor, get to know the companies and find your future role in AI & robotics!
Demonstration Show corner – Give your device a demo spin and tell the audience about its features. We’ll stream it live on screen!
Student rounds
Rally driving experience
— Tech demo: Smart Excavator. Drive an excavator with an instructor!
— Press conference
— Evening programme in separate location (to be announced)

MEET THE PEOPLE

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Juho Risku, Butterfly Ventures Co-found, Parter

“Juho is customer value driven, knows a lot about metrics and business models and has participated over 100+ investment rounds.”

REGISTRATION

Welcome to register to the Arctic
Robot Challenge!

Please start by choosing whether you would like to participate in the Expo and races as an Exhibitor/Competitor or if you just want to visit the event. (Visitor and student registration available from 1 June 2019). The Arctic Robot Challenge packages give you access to all events on both days, shows and speeches at the Expo including meals at the venue. See the detailed package descriptions below.

Participating University, University of Applied Sciences and Vocational school students get free transport to the event! Register now and claim your code for transport. Make sure you won’t miss next autumn’s most amazing event!

The event is free for interested public! Register as a visitor and claim your code for buss transport.

After filling in your participation options, you can pay your registration with a debit or credit card or request a PDF invoice. A confirmation of your registration, including a link to the receipt of your online payment or to the PDF invoice will be sent to your email automatically from the address arcticrobot@oulu.fi.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: A non-stop bus transport is provided for all participants. At OuluZone a restricted number of parking lots is available for exhibitors only.

Bus route and stops: Lapland Hotels Oulu (city centre next to the Cathedral) -> Linnanmaa University Campus Bus Stop -> Technopolis Linnanmaa Elektroniikkatie 10 -> OuluZone

ROBO TICKET PACKAGES

The all-inclusive tickets give you access to all the events, shows and speeches at the Expo, and include catering at the venue. All tickets include transport to the venue.

ROBOSAURUS
PACKAGE

entry to the event for 4 persons

MONSTERROBO
PACKAGE

entry to the event for 3 persons

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PACKAGE

entry to the event for 2 persons

BABYROBOT
PACKAGE

entry to the event for 1 person

Why become a Patron of
the Arctic Robot
Challenge?

Arctic robot challenge offers companies a unique opportunity to showcase their robotics/AI equipment and display the possibilities of the technology in real life – in the themed challenges and obstacle tracks designed for the event. As a patron, you’ll get loads of visibility at the event and get to join the top players in the field of robotics!

GO FOR GOLD!

Our GOLD patronage package includes a professional video created according to the patron’s wishes, and shown at the event. The video is produced, filmed and edited by a professional contractor of the University of Oulu. The content of the video as well as location and date can be arranged directly with the producer, before the event. The video as well as all rights to it will be delivered directly to the GOLD patron. More information: irja.karkkainen@oulu.fi

READ MORE ABOUT OUR
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The Venue

Arctic Robot Challenge takes place in OuluZone, a new motorsport area built by the city of Oulu. It is located approximately 30 kilometres East from the city centre. The area has tracks built for motocross and go-karting, for example. It’s also known for reindeer wandering about, so prepare for real northern exposure!

The venue is set up with three different race tracks, on which participants compete in carrying out challenges, with their own equipment. The participants also get to test and take part in demo shows of their equipment. It’s possible to participate in one of more competition.

Get to know companies, meet investors, listen to speakers and network! Spend time in the lounge and follow all the races while enjoying the catering. Come and experience the excitement of Arctic Robot Challenge!

The event is free for public! Register as a visitor and hop on a free bus to the venue!

Bus route and stops: Lapland Hotels Oulu (city centre next to the Cathedral) -> Linnanmaa University Campus Bus Stop -> Technopolis Linnanmaa Elektroniikkatie 10 -> OuluZone

Expo – Networking,
demos and keynotes

ARC is also about matchmaking and networking. Meet companies, investors, start-up mentors, students and researchers involved in AI and robotics. Study the latest products, hear the latest news, listen to keynote speakers and watch demos.

Investors & advisors’ corner
Career opportunities corner
Demonstration show corner
Live race and challenge shows
Keynote speakers

Speakers announced soon!

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Partners

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CONTACT

Is there anything we can help you with?
Please don’t hesitate to call or email us!

Business cooperation contact and organisation

Irja Kärkkäinen
irja.karkkainen@oulu.fi
Tel. +358 294 482 791

Robotics and drones

Juha Röning
juha.röning@oulu.fi
Tel: +358 294 482 612

Autonomous vehicles and
3D controlled
construction machinery

Rauno Heikkilä
rauno.heikkilä@oulu.fi
Tel: +358 294 482 072

Media relationships & cooperation

Ville Wittenberg
ville.wittenberg@oulu.fi
Tel: +358 294 487 159