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EPoSS Annual Forum 2014: Speakers confirmed & Full programme now available

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The programme includes invited presentations by high-level speakers from industry, research and public authorities as well as the presentations selected from this year's EPoSS Call for Presentations. The event will be held in Turin, 24-26 September 2014.

The programme of the three-day event includes some 50 presentations in 6 sessions and 4 (joint) meetings of the EPoSS Working Groups.

Confirmed keynote and invited speakers of the EPoSS Annual Forum 2014 on 25 September are:

  • Carmelo Papa, EPoSS Chairman, Executive Vice President, Industrial and Power General Manager, STMicroelectronics, Switzerland
  • Giuseppina De Santis, Regione Piemonte, Councillor for Productive Activities, Energy, Innovation, Research, Relationships with Universities and R&D Centers, Italy
  • Guido Bolatto, Secretary General, Torino Chamber of Commerce, Italy
  • Khalil Rouhana, Director Components & Systems, European Commission, DG CONNECT, Belgium
  • Nevio Di Giusto, Chief Executive Officer, Centro Ricerche Fiat S.C.p.A., Italy
  • Federico Galliano, Government Relations Manager, GM Powertrain Europe, Italy
  • Maurizio Gattiglio, Executive Vice President, Prima Industrie S.p.A., EFFRA Chairman, Italy
  • Dario Scapaticci, Technology Manager, MESAP, Italy
  • Alun Foster, Head of Plans and Dissemination, ECSEL Joint Undertaking, Belgium
  • Gian Piero Fici, JOL (Joint Open Lab) CRAB (Connected Robotics Applications laB), Telecom Italia, Italy
  • Karl-Josef Kuhn, Principal Engineer in Corporate Research, Siemens AG, Germany
  • Emma Briec, Engineering Innovation Division, Renault, France
  • Riccardo Groppo, Senior Automotive Technical Marketing Manager, CEIP-FCTC, Italy
  • An Nguyen-Dinh, Director of Technology, VERMON SA, France
  • Stefan Finkbeiner, CEO and General Manager, Bosch Sensortec GmbH, Germany
  • Bernard Candaele, Director for Components, Technologies and Tools, Thales, France

In addition to the opening and keynote session there will be the following four thematic sessions, which are made up of selected presentations from this year's EPoSS Call for PresentationsBest Practices in the European Smart Systems Integration Ecosystem: From Education to Markets".

  • Session 1: Smart Mobility
  • Session 2: New Smart Systems and Smart Enabled Products
  • Session 3: Smart Systems Enabled Solutions
  • Session 4: Smart Systems Success Stories

Confirmed speakers at the EPoSS Engagement Day 2014 in the morning of 26 September 2014 are:

  • David Topham, UK
  • Philippe Fischer, FSRM, Switzerland
  • Chris Merveille, IK4-IKERLAN, Spain
  • Willy van Puymbroeck, Head of Unit Components, European Commission, DG CONNECT, Belgium
  • Günter Lugert, Chairman of the EPoSS Executive Committee, Siemens AG, Germany

The respective presentations are scheduled in the following two sessions:

  • Session 1: Engagement Opportunities in the Smart Systems Integration Ecosystem
  • Session 2: Stakeholder Consultation Workshop on Smart Systems in the H2020 LEIT ICT Work Programme 2016-2017

The full programme of the three-day event is available >>here

To register for the event, please go >>here

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