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What to expect

1st Day
Thursday, 7 October 2010
EPoSS General Assembly

On 7th October EPoSS members and those interested in becoming a member meet for the yearly EPoSS General Assembly.

Following an activity and strategy report the members will elect the new EPoSS Chairman and Vice-Chairmen.

In the afternoon there will be four parallel EPoSS Working Group meetings at which participants will discuss proposals and consortia for the upcoming round of calls.

An evening event will round up the programme of the first day.

Programme for 7th October 2010

10:00h   EPoSS Steering Group Meeting
            (for Steering Group members only)
15:00h   General Assembly 2010 including elections of the
            EPoSS (Vice) Chairmen
            (for EPoSS members and all those who intend to become a member)
17:30h   Parallel EPoSS Working Group Meetings
19:30h   Shuttle Bus to Dinner Event
20:00h   Dinner Event

2nd Day
Friday, 8 October 2010
EPoSS Annual Forum

For the EPoSS Annual Forum on 8th October eight high-level keynote speakers and EPoSS representatives have confirmed their attendance. In addition, 15 speakers from Europe and the US will present in three sessions leading-edge products and innovative approaches to Smart Systems Integration.

Programme for 8th October 2010

08:30h   Registration & Welcome Coffee
09:00h   Opening of the Forum & Keynote Speeches
11:00h   Coffee Break
11:30h   Session 1: Operational Smart Systems in Major Markets
13:00h   Lunch
14:00h   Session 2: Leading-edge Products through Integration of
            Multiple Functionalities, Technologies, Materials, Scales
            and Disciplines
15:30h   Session 3: Design, Manufacturing and Interface Challenges
            of Advanced Smart Systems
16:30h   End of Annual Forum
-17:30h  Opportunity for Networking & Bilateral Discussion
            (Coffee and snacks will be served)

Amongst the key-note speakers and high-level representatives we are happy to welcome:

  • Dr. Klaus Schymanietz, Senior Vice President, EADS Germany
  • Dr. Carmelo Papa, Executive Vice President and General Manager Industrial & Multisegment Sector, STMicroelectronics
  • Armando Tavares, President of Executive Board of Directors, NANIUM, S.A.
  • Dr. Salvatore Coffa, IMS R&D General Manager (Group VP), STMicroelectronics
  • Prof. João Sentieiro, President of FCT
  • Prof. Luis Magalhães, President of the INL Council and President of UMIC
  • Prof. Augusto A. de Albuquerque, Head of Unit G2, DG INFSO, European Commission
  • Dr. Peter Friess, EC coordinator IERC, DG INFSO/D4, European Commission

Further high-level industry and Commission representatives will join the list. In addition, all newly elected EPoSS Vice Chairmen will participate in the event.

The following speakers will present in the three thematic sessions following the keynote session:

11:30 – 13:00
Session 1: Operational Smart Systems in Major Markets

  • Markus Witte, Head of Technology Development, Lufthansa Cargo AG (DE)
    Niko Hossain, Fraunhofer-Institute Material flow and Logistics (FhG IML) (DE)

    smaRT ULD – a Low Power Approach for Smart Systems Integration Enabling the Air Freight Container of the Future
  • Marco Ottella, Powertrain Research & Technology, Centro Ricerche FIAT S.C.p.A. (IT)
    Electric Vehicles E/E Architectures between Safety and Efficiency
  • Dr. Chris Merveille Director for International Relations at IKERLAN-IK4 (ES)
    A Day in the Life – Integrated Smart Systems Everywhere
  • André Pirlet, Innovation Department, CEN-CENELEC Management Centre (BE)
    The Contribution of the Standardization System for Better Exploitation of Technological Progress and Innovation, including for Smart Systems Integration
  • Roger Grace, President of Roger Grace Associates (US) Smart Systems Solutions: Opportunities for Current and Future High Volume Applications
  • Prof. Leonel Sousa, Director of INESC-ID (PT)
    Smart Systems: The Experience of INESC-ID

14:00 – 15:30
Session 2: Leading-edge Products through Integration of Multiple Functionalities, Technologies, Materials, Scales and Disciplines

  • Director-General of INL (PT)
    Keynote, title tbc
  • David Topham, Principal Partner Arts & Science, Director of the Scottish Microelectronics Centre (GB)
    Self-Consuming Smart Systems and Naturally-Inspired System Integration
  • Dr. Hughes Metras, Programs and Sales Coordinator, CEA Leti (FR)
    High hopes and big challenges for GaN on Si power devices addressing energy conversion applications
  • Ferdinando Luigi Mapelli, Assistant Professor Applied Mechanics, Politecnico di Milano (IT)
    Smart Traction System for Electric Vehicles
  • Sven Rzepka, Head of Department Micro Materials Center Chemnitz (MMCC), Fraunhofer ENAS (DE)
    Virtual Prototyping for Rapid Development of Smart System Technologies and Products

15:30 – 16:30
Session 3: Design, Manufacturing and Interface Challenges of Advanced Smart Systems

  • Dr. Steffi Sensfuss, Dept. Functional Polymer Systems and Physical Research, Thuringian Institute for Textile and Plastics Research (TITK) (DE)
    Textile Based Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
  • Arndt Steinke, CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik und Photovoltaik GmbH (DE)
    Smart System Technologies for SME (and Lower Pieces)
  • Christian Reinhold, University of Paderborn / Fraunhofer ENAS - Advanced System Engineering (DE)
    Presentation of a New 3D Nearfield Scanner System for the Analysis of Emission and Immunity in Electronic Systems
  • Prof. Susana Cardoso, Senior Researcher, IN/INESC-MN (PT)
    Lab-on-Chip Platforms at the Institute of Nanotechnologies (IN) - INESC-MN
  • Prof. Luís Pereira, CENIMAT/I3N (PT)
    Chromogenic Materials for Smart Devices

Participation in the event is free of charge for EPoSS members.

To register, please go to: http://www.smart-systems-integration.org/annual_forum/registration.

An event flyer is available at: http://www.smart-systems-integration.org/annual_forum/flyer

Further information is available at the event website: http://www.smart-systems-integration.org/annual_forum

The event is supported by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

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