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Innovative Smart Factory Networking Conference 2015

Preliminary Program, September 23, 2015
Venue: ABB Corporate Research Center, Baden-Dättwil, Switzerland

Moderator: Dr Antonio Maffei, Production Engineering, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm

08:15-09:00 Registration and Coffee (Foyer)
09:00-09:15 Welcome & Opening of Conference (Euler-Auditorium)
    Mr. Stefan Ramseier, Director, ABB Research Center
Mr. Walter Steinlin, President, Swiss Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI)
09:15-09:45 Introduction (Euler-Auditorium)
    Swiss-Swedish Innovation Initiative - download
Ms. Maja Zoric, Project Manager, Business Sweden
EUREKA/Eurostars - Opportunities for International R&D Collaboration - download
Ms. Colette John-Grant, EUREKA NCP Swiitzerland, Swiss State Secretariat of Education, Research and Innovation
Current Smart Factory initiatives in Sweden and Switzerland
"Produktion 2030" in Sweden - download
Ms. Cecilia Warrol, Director, Manufacturing and Advanced Production, Teknikföretagen, (Swedisch Association of Engineering Industry)
"Industry 2025" Initiative in Switzerland - download
Mr. Beat Brunner, Member of the Excecutive Board, SwissMEM
09:45-10:30 Swedish Multinational Enterprise Presentations (Euler-Auditorium)
    The Smart Aircraft Factory - download
Mr. Jens Schönenberg, Director, Head of Airframe Development, Saab AB
Looking Ahead - The Future of Manufacturing - download
Dr. Vahid Kalhouri, Manager R&D Intelligent Machining, Sandvik Coromant
Sensing. Thinking. Acting. - download
Dr. Knut Siercks, CTO, Hexagon AB
10:30-10:45 Networking Coffee (Cafeteria)
10:45-11:30 Swiss Multinational Enterprise Presentations (Euler-Auditorium)
    ABB's Internet of Thing's, Services and People Strategy - download
Dr. Christofer Ganz, R&D Director, ABB Global Services
The digital Factory - from Vision to Reality - download
Mr. Siegfried Gerlach, CEO, Siemens Switzerland
11:30-11:50 Academia Presentations (Euler-Auditorium)
   Smart Automation & Smart People in Smart Factories - download
Dr. Johan Stahre, Professor, Head of the Production Systems Division at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg,
and Chairman of the Swedish Production Academy
The Role of Flexible Robotics in Smart Factory Concepts - download
Dr Wernher van de Venn, Professor, Head of Institute of Mechatronic Systems, Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW)
11:50-12:30 Presentations by Small- and Medium Sized Enterprises (Euler-Auditorium)
        Tacton Systems - download (tacton.com)
RindiPK - download (rindipk.se)
Prindit - download (prindit.com)
ReVibe Energy - download (revibeenergy.com)
YourFlow - download (yourflow.se)
Silex Microsystems - download (silexmicrosystems.com)
XMReality - download (xmreality.se)
12:30-13:45 Networking Lunch (Foodorama Pavillion)
13:45-14:30  Presentations by Small- and Medium Sized Enterprises (Euler-Auditorium)
        Akselos - download (akselos.com)
NetModule (netmodule.com)
ABCD Technologies - download (abcd-technology.com)
Advanon (advanon.com)
CADCamation - download (cadcamation.ch)
IniVation (inilabs.com)
Novamet (novamet.ch)
14:30-18:10 One-to-One Matchmaking Meetings á 20 Minutes (Von-Neumann Seminar & Schottky-Seminar)
17:45-19:45 After Conference Networking (Cafeteria)
  Networking, drinks and fingerfood


Contact person:
Ms. Viktoria Pletikos, Consultant,
Business Sweden Switzerland

Direct phone: +48 532 401 657
E-Mail: viktoria.pletikos@business-sweden.se