With more than with 200 presentations and 200 exhibitors expected to be on hand, Printed Electronics Europe 2016 and its seven co-located conferences – 3D Printing Europe; Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe; Electric Vehicles; Graphene & 2D Materials; Internet of Things Applications Europe; Sensors Europe and Wearable Europe – will offer numerous insights to attendees.
There are a virtual Who’s Who of leading brand owners speaking today, including LG Display, Jabil, NASA – Jet Propulsion laboratory, Coca-Cola, Jaguar Land Rover, Toyota Central R&D Labs, Daimler AG, Airbus, Lockheed Martin and more.
IDTechEx Show! Cornerstones will open the conference with a talk by IDTechEx CEO Raghu Das. Marek Ramski, assistant manager, OLED Light Europe Division, LG Display, will cover “Highlights Of OLED Lighting From LG Display: OLED Lighting For Integration, Wearables And 3D Printing.” Girish Wable, Jabil technology project manager, will discuss “Bringing Emerging Technologies To Market: Progress From Jabil, One Of The Worlds’ Largest Manufacturing Services Companies.”
Dr. Terry Hendricks, MMRTG Pyroshock project manager for NASA – Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will follow with “A Universe of Energy.” Pauline van Dongen of Pauline van Dongen of Pauline van Dongen Fashion, will close the Cornerstones with “An Embodied Interface.”
Printed Electronics Keynotes will feature Das and an End User Insight Panel led by Stephane Egret, R&D packaging innovator Coca-Cola; Ashutosh Tomar, principal engineer (research), Jaguar Land Rover; Eric Calle, head of innovation R&D, JCDecaux. Andreas Meyer, process manager, Ravensburger Spieleverlag GmbH, and Eric Calle, head of innovation R&D, JCDecaux, will close the Printed Electronics Europe keynote talks.
After the printed electonics keynotes, the Printed Electronics Europe portion breaks up into two concurrent sessions. The first session opens with a segment on New Printed Electronics Products, featuring Dr. Cristina Bertoni, project leader, Electrolux Italia S.p.A. Global Technology Centre; Dr. Torbjörn Eriksson, VP program & facilities management, Thin Film Electronics AB; Matthew Ream, VP marketing, Blue Spark Technologies; and Mark Litecky marketing manager, Molex.
The second session covers Scaling Up Manufacturing, and features three speakers: Nicolas Bernardin, deputy managing director for CERADROP; Stan Farnsworth, VP of NovaCentrix; and Dr. Wim Christiaens, Quad Industries nv/sa R&D director.
The second track of Printed Electronics Europe begins with a session on Displays and Lighting, with talks by Dr. Arne Fleissner, development engineer, OSRAM OLED GmbH; OLED Works GM Dr. Eric A Meulenkamp; and Burkhard Jaeger, key account manager, Futaba Europe GmbH.
Dr. Kazumasa Nomoto, Sony Corporation’s chief UI device researcher, will headline the TFTs For Displays portion of the second track. Emerging Display Technologies will feature talks by Dr. Peter Kazlas, director device development, QD Vision Inc. and Dr. Paul Cain, strategy director at FlexEnable Ltd. The final topic is Printed Electorncis Progress in Europe, which will be covered by Fabrice Parmentier Lesage, general director of Ester Technopole.
Wearable Europe opens with its own keynote sessions, beginning with James Hayward, technology analyst with IDTechEx. Hayward will be followed by Keith Churches, senior director and the head of innovation service at Flex; Alex Russell, VP business development for Gait Up; and Sendrato Wearables BV co-founder Hans Van Leeuwen.
The Wearable Technology in Healthcare keynote will then be delivered by Heidi Dohse, Google’s senior program manger and founder of Tour de Heart. The session on Wearable Technology in Healthcare will feature talks by Dr. Luis Garcia-Gancedo, GSK’s senior scientific investigator, as well as a panel discussion titled The Hyper-Connected Individual, Household & City Meets The Healthcare Sector: The IOT Opportunity, with presenters from Vodafone, Qualcomm and HealthCare Futurists.
The panel will be followed by presentations by Yury Rozenman, director of business development for Qualcomm Life; Prof. Adrian Ionescu, co-founder of Xsensio; and Eccrine Systems CTO Dr. Gavi Begtrup.
New Markets for Sensors opens the Sensors Europe track with talks Dr. Guillaume Chansin, senior technology analyst for IDTechEx. He is followed by Lord Paul Drayson, chairman and CEO of Drayson Technologies Limited. StretchSense CEO Ben O’Brien and Dr. Kimmo Solehmainen, key account manager, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, will round out the speakers.
Infrared Sensing: Technologies and Applications is the next portion of the Sensors Europe track. Cyrille Trouilleau, product manager, ULIS, leads off the program, followed by imec senior researcher Dr. Pawel Malinowski, ISORG business development Laetitia Friès, Vocalzoom CEO Tal Bakish, and Dr. Jan-Steffen Niehaus, head of Department Microfluidic, Center for Applied Nanotechnology (CAN). The final session is RFID and Low-Power Sensors, featuring Thomas Germann, R&D project engineer, Identiv GmbH; Reinhard Jurisch, managing director, microsensys GmbH; and Microdul AG director Dr. Phil Poole.
The Internet of Things track opens with keynotes by Elaine Cook, strategic marketing director of Intel; Mick Keyes, a consultant for Hewlett Packard Enterprise; Dr. Florian Michahelles, head of research group at Siemens; and IPv6 Forum chairman Prof. Christoph Meinel.
Connected Vehicles, the first session of the IoT track, will have talks by Hakan Kostepen, executive director of product planning strategy and innovation, Panasonic Automotive Systems; Markus Dillinger, director for industry communications in smart grid, Huawei; and Juergen Jagst, segment specialist, automotive systems at ARM Germany GmbH. Sony Europe Ltd.’s Dr. Renaud Di Francesco will discuss Internet of Things Standards, and the third segment, Internet of Things, will feature Weightless SIG Weightless CEO William Webb, SIGFOX EVP of communications Thomas Nicholls, and Prof. Axel Sikora, head of Division Software Solutions, Hahn-Schickard.
The Graphene track opens with keynotes by Dr. Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, head of consulting at IDTechEx; Dr. Laurent Baraton, consultant for GDF Suez - CRIGEN; Dr. Tom Taylor, director of new business, CPI - Graphene Centre; and Haydale Limited CEO Ray Gibbs.
Graphene in Energy Storage will be covered by Skeleton Technologies CEO Taavi Madiberk; AzTrong CEO Dr. Kuan-Tsae Huang; Grafentek CTO Ceyhun Derinbogaz; and Perpetuus Carbon Technologies Limited director Ian Walters. Advances in Graphene Production, the final session of the Graphene track, includes presentations by Dr. Simone Ligi, director and co-founder, GNext s.a.s.; Cambridge Nanosystems COO Dr. Anna Mieczakowski; and Dr. Andy Goodwin, commercial director, Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd.
3D Printing Europe begins with an Introduction to 3D Printing by IDTechEx technology analyst Rachel Gordon. The session on Applications in Aerospace & Automotive will be covered by Bastian Schaefer, innovation manager, Airbus Operations GmbH; Lockheed Martin fellow David Vos; and Dr. Atsushi Kawamoto, senior researcher-program manager for Toyota Central R&D Labs.
Development in 3D Printing Plastics will have presentations by Oren Zoran, director technology and innovation, Stratasys; Dr. Peter Williams, EVP, performance, growth and innovation, Ricoh Europe plc; Formlabs EU lead Michael Sorkin; and Sinterit co-founder Konrad Glowacki. 3D Printing in Medical Applications, the closing portion of this track, will feature Stephanie Kochbeck, business development manager, EOS - Electro Optical Systems; Patrik Ohldin, area sales manager, Arcam AB; and Dr. Ben Jastram, scientific assistant, 3D Labor.
The Electric Vehicles: Everything is Changing track opens with talks by IDTechEx chairman Dr. Peter Harrop; Toyota Motor Europe’s Andy Fuchs; Dr. Joerg Wind, strategic energy projects, Daimler AG; and Manfred Schmidt, senior director, sales and marketing, Siemens AG.
The next portion of Electric vehicles will be Energy Independent Vehicles and Extreme Lightweighting, with presentations by Winnifred Noorlander, public relations for Nuon Solar Team; Dr. Matteo Terragni, senior business manager, SABIC; Barry Nguyen, co-founder and CEO, EVX Ventures; and Dr. Tamás Slezák, CEO for MOVEO Zrt. Smart Materials, Energy Harvesting, Regeneration will feature talks by Intertronic Gresser GmbH CEO and founder German Gresser and University of Nottingham chair Prof. Yuying Yan Chair.
Autonomous, Connected will be covered by two speakers: Ben Stanley, global automotive lead, IBM Global Services & Institute for Business Value, and Daniel Hinkeldein, business development manager, InnoZ. The final session, Micro Electric Vehicle, Light Electric Vehicle, will be led by Kristjan Maruste, CEO and co-founder of coModule; Altreonic CEO and CTO Eric Verhulst; and Interactive Fully Electrical Vehicles IFEVS CEO Pietro Perlo.
The Energy Harvesting & Storage session will feature keynotes by Dr. Harry Zervos, principal analyst and business development manager for IDTechEx; Dr. Kai Koenig, senior scientist, ABB AG; Martin Pauli, architect materials consulting, Arup Deutschland GmbH; and Michelle Farrington, director of energy harvesting platform development, Analog Devices.
The section on Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting will have talks by Heiko Rother, director sales and business development, O-Flexx Technologies GmbH; KELK GM Dr. Hirokuni Hachiuma; CDT Ltd. scientist Dr. Andrey Nikolaenko; and Johnson R&D CEO Dr. Lonnie Johnson. Energy Harvesting: Applications will include talks by DELTA Denmark specialist Johan Pedersen; Sharp Laboratories of Europe Ltd senior researcher Mathieu Bellanger; and Peter Spies, head of Group Integrated Energy Supply, Fraunhofer IIS.