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Innovative Manufacturing Networking Conference

PROGRAM, SEPTEMBER 25, 2013, EMPA ACADEMY, DÜBENDORF

Moderator: Prof. Johan Stahre, Chair of Production Systems, Chalmers University of Technology

08:00-08:30
Registration and Coffee (Room: Foyer)
08:30-08:45
Opening of Conference (Room: Academy")
 
Prof. Dr. Gian-Luca Bona, CEO EMPA
 
Mauro Dell'Ambrogio, State Secretary, Swiss State Secretariat of Education, Research and Innovation
 
Per Thöresson, H.E. Ambassador of Sweden
08:45-09:50
Introduction (Room: "Academy")
 
EMPA - Innovation in Material Science and Technology -download
Prof. Dr. Gian-Luca Bona, CEO EMPA
 
Swiss-Swedish Innovation Initiative 
Hampus Nilzén, Manager Switzerland, Business Sweden
  EUREKA - Doing Business by Technology - download
Colette John-Grant, Manager of the Swiss Eurostars Program, Swiss State Secretariat of Education, Research and Innovation
   A "EUREKA-EUROSTARS" Project puts Fässler a step in front - download
Daniel Ulrich, Sales Manager, Fässler AG
 
Dr. Bruno G. Rüttimann, Swiss Institute for Systems Engineering (SISE) 
  Collaborations are Essential for Manufacturing SME - download
Hans Hess, President Swiss MEM
09:50-10:35
Multinational Enterprise Presentations (Room: "Academy")
 
Humans and Technology - Ways to Excellence in Aerospace Production - download
Dr. Bengt Savén, Director Business Development, Saab Aeronautics
 
Global Collaborative Innovation in Manufacturing
Dr. Vahid Kalhori, Manager R&D Functional Products, Sandvik Coromant
  Engineered to Order - Challenges in Manufacturing - download
Rainer Ludorf, VP Industrial Policy & Technology, Alstom Switzerland AG
10:35-11:05
Networking Coffee (Rooms: Foyer & "Academy III")
11:05-11:35
Multinational Enterprise Presentations Continue (Room: "Academy")
 
New Innovative Technology to Meet Future Demand on Productive, Robust and Quality Assured Machining - download
Dr. Sven Hjelm, Research and External Contacts, Global Industrial Engineering, Scania CV
 
Hexagon Advanced Metrology Technologies for Innovative Inline Manufacturing Solutions 
Dr. Knut Siercks, Managing Director Hexagon Technology Center Switzerland
11:35-12:20 Academia Presentations (Room: "Academy")
 
Innovative Industrial Paradigms and Technologies for Competitive and Sustainable Production Systems - download
Prof. Emanuele Carpanzano, Director Institute of Systems and Technologies for Sustainable Production, SUPSI
  Additive Manufacturing in Product Development and Engineering Design Processes - download
Prof. Dr. Mirko Meboldt, Chair in Product Development and Engineering Design, ETH Zurich
 
XPRES - A Creative Lab Environment for Virtual and Real Experiments - Available for Education & Industry
Prof. Dr. Bengt Lindberg, Dean Industrial Engineering and Management, Royal Institute of Technology, KTH 

12:20-12:50

5 Presentations by Small- and Medium Sized Enterprises (Room: "Academy")
 
12:50-14:05 Networking Lunch (Room: "Academy")

14:05-14:35 

5 Presentations by Small- and Medium Sized Enterprises ("Room: Academy")

 

Penny AB - download www.penny.se
3D Systems www.3dsystems.com
Paxymer - download www.paxymer.se
Asyril AG/ViDi Systems - download www.asyril.com 
14:35-17:50
One-to-One Matchmaking Meetings á 20 Minutes (Rooms: "Academy III" and Restaurant)
18:00-20:30
After Conference Networking Supported by Greater Zurich Area 
18:00- 20:30       
    
Castro Bar Ueberlandsstrase 219, Dübendorf
Organized Bus Transport from EMPA Academy to Castro Bar
Bus Departures from EMPA at 18:10