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1st Day, 8th October 2009

EPoSS General Assembly 2009

14:30 Registration & Welcome Coffee
EPoSS General Assembly
  Report on Past Activities

Plenary Presentation of Working Group Activities
  • WG Internet of Things, Dr. Alessandro Bassi, Hitachi Europe SAS
  • WG Aerospace, Dr. Gerhard Müller, EADS Innovation Works
  • WG Medical Technologies, Dr. Eliav Haskal, Philips Research
  • WG Automotive, Dr. Pietro Perlo, Fiat Research Centre
  • WG Technologies for Information & Communication, Dr. Francis Mullany, Alcatel Lucent
  • WG Security, Dr. Bernard Candaele, Thales
  • WG Key Technologies, Dr. Hughes Metras, CEA-LETI
  Decisions to be Taken by General Assembly
17:00 End of General Assembly
17:30 Dedicated EPoSS Working Group Meetings
  • WG Internet of Things – Hotel Roma, Room Vittorini
  • WG Automotive – Palazzo Vermexio
  • WG Key Technologies – Hotel Roma, Room Athena
  • WG Medical Technologies – Hotel Roma, Room Athena
19:00 End of Working Group Meetings
19:30 Shuttle Service to Dinner Event
Meeting Point "Hotel Roma"
Via Roma 66
96100 Siracusa
Phone: +39 0931 465626
20:00 Dinner Event
Ristorante “La Spiaggetta”
Viale dei Lidi 473
96010 Fontane Bianche
Phone: +39 0931 790334

2nd Day, 9th October 2009
EPoSS Annual Forum 2009

08:00 Registration

Opening of the Forum & Keynote Speeches
  • Roberto Visentin, Mayor City of Syracuse (I)
  • Dr. Klaus Schymanietz, Senior Vice President, EADS Deutschland (D)
    Smart System Integration at ST
  • Dr. Carmelo Papa, Corporate Executive Vice President, STMicroelectronics (CH)
    Smart Systems Integration at ST
  • Dr. Motoki Korenaga, METI - Ministry of Trade and Industry (J)
    Recent METI’s Policies for Enhancing the MEMS Industry in Japan
  • Junji Adachi, BEANS Laboratory, Japan (J)
    BEANS Project: Hetero-Functional Integrated Device Technology Development
  • Prof. Dr. Augusto A. de Albuquerque, Head of Unit G2, DG INFSO, European Commission (B)
10:40 Coffee Break
11:15 Session 1: Smart Technologies for the Internet of Things
  • Prof. Dr. Ryo Imura, Hitachi, Ltd. (J)
    Challenges for Driving the Ubiquitous under EU-Japan ICT Cooperation
  • Dr. Peter Friess, DG INFSO/D4, European Commission (B)
    Internet of Things – Actions for Europe
  • Thomas J. Sommer, DG INFSO/G2, European Commission (B)
    Underlying Technologies for the Internet of Smart Things
12:15 Session 2: Smart Solutions for Sensitive and Harsh Environments 
  • Dr. Gerhard Müller, EADS Innovation Works (D)
    Smart Systems for On-board Safety and Security
  • Dr. Giovanni Pennelli, University of Pisa (I)
    Micro and Nanofabrication for Integrated Devices and Sensors
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Otto, Fraunhofer ENAS (D)
    System Integration as the Major Challenge of Microfluidics: Towards In-vitro Diagnostic Platforms
  • Dr. Alain Gaudon, Alpha M.O.S.
    New Smart Systems Developments in Artifical Olfaction
13:15 Lunch
14:15 Session 3: Smart Enablers of Future Mobility

  • Dr. Günter Lugert, Siemens AG (D)
    Challenges for Wind Power - Opportunities for Smart Solutions
  • Tunji Adebusuyi, LiTHIUM BALANCE A/S (DK)
    Battery Management as an Enabling Technology
  • Dr. Reinhard Neul, Robert Bosch GmbH (D)
    High Performance and Low Cost FIR Sensing Technologies for Detection and Classification of Road Users and Obstacles
  • Dr. Dag T. Wang, SINTEF ICT (N)
    Application-specific Smart System Integration
Session 4: Future Visions for Smart Systems Integration

  • Dr. Roberto Monastero, University of Palermo (I)
    The Home-based Empowered Living for Parkinson’s disease patients project: an Innovative ICT-based Model for Elderly Persons with Chronic Disability
  • Phil Cooper, Sensors & Instrumentation KTN (GB)
    Smart Systems Technology Support by the UK Sensors & Instrumentation Knowledge Transfer Network
  • David Topham, Arts & Science (GB)
    Designing Smart Systems With Embedded Micro Features
16:15 End of Forum


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