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EPoSS Sessions at SSI 2012: Programme at a glance

The programme of the two special EPoSS sessions at the SSI 2012 conference is now available. Participation in the EPoSS Sessions on 21 March 2012, 10:45-12:30 and 13:30-15:00, is free of charge. The SSI conference, which will take place in Zurich on 21-22 March 2012 is part of the activities of EPoSS.

EPoSS Sessions at SSI 2012
21 March 2012, 10:45 – 15:00

EPoSS Session I: New Approaches in Smart Systems Research
Chair: Carmelo Papa, STMicroelectronics, Switzerland

10:45 Welcome & Introduction
Carmelo Papa, STMicroelectronics, Switzerland
10:50 Towards Distributed Smart Systems Implemented at the Heart of Physical Structures
Michel de Labachelerie, FEMTO-ST, France
NanoElectroMechanical Systems for Biosensing Applications
Thierry Leïchlé, LAAS-CNRS, France
11:30 Wendelstein 7-X: Smart Control Systems for Fusion Plasma Operation
Andreas Werner, Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, Germany
11:50 Enabling the Factories of the Future: The Role of Smart Systems in Manufacturing and Robotics
Dirk Lehmhus, ISIS Sensorial Materials Scientific Centre, Germany
12:10 An Exploration of Future Manufacturing Technologies in Response to the Increasing Demands and Complexity of Next Generation Smart Systems and Nanotechnology
Bill O’Neill, Centre for Industrial Photonics, Institute for Manufacturing, United Kingdom
12:30 End of EPoSS Session I

EPoSS Session II: Policy Perspectives for Smart Systems Integration
Chair: Günter Lugert, Siemens AG, Germany

13:30 Smart Systems in the EU Research Context: Status of Horizon 2020 and ICT Upcoming Funding Opportunities
Henri Rajbenbach, European Commission, DG INFSO G2, Belgium
13:45 Strategic Priorities of the European Smart Systems Industry
Wolfgang Gessner, VDI/VDE Innovation+Technik GmbH, Germany
14:00 Gathering an Overview of the Smart Systems Technology Landscape, Application Requirements and Research Needs
David Topham, Arts & Science, United Kingdom
14:15 Smart Systems Make the Difference! – European SSI Show Cases
Chris Merveille, IKERLAN-IK4, Spain
14:30 Success Stories from EURIPIDES, Your Smart Systems EUREKA Cluster
Jean-Luc Maté, Continental Automotive France, France
14:45 From Smart Systems Research to Value Creation – The Success Stories to Follow
Géraldine Andrieux-Gustin, Yole Développement, France
15:00 End of EPoSS Session II

To download the EPoSS Sessions Programme Flyer, go >>here

To download the keynote presentations by EPoSS Chairman Carmelo Papa of STMicroelectronics and EU Commission representative Henri Rajbenbach, as well as the welcome address by Conference Chair Thomas Gessner and the presentations held in the EPoSS sessions, please go >>here

For the full Conference Programme of SSI 2012, go >>here

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