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IDTechEx has designed this programme to cover the most important and ground breaking topics in the technology.

  • End users will offer their perspective, requirements and case studies of current projects
  • New technology advancements will be discussed and different technologies will be appraised
  • Many suppliers will announce new collaborations and breakthroughs
  • New speakers will be regularly added to this list. To be involved, please email the programme coordinator, Corinne Jennings: c.jennings@IDTechEx.com

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    If you are interested in submitting a paper, please email Corinne Jennings - c.jennings@IDTechEx.com
     

    Keynotes

    IDTechEx
    IDTechEx
    Mr Raghu Das
    CEO
    United Kingdom
    "Welcome and Introduction"
    Qualcomm
    Qualcomm
    Mr Stein Lundby
    R&D Manager
    United States
    "Creating Value-Added Products Using Surface Electronics"
    United Technologies Research Center
    United Technologies Research Center
    Sameh Dardona
    Scientist
    United States
    "The opportunity for Printed Electronics in the Build Environment and Transportation"
    Ericsson
    Ericsson
    Mr Jan Hederen
    DU Radio, Strategy Manager
    Sweden
    "The Power of Touch - Exploring the Real World Web"
    Flextronics
    Flextronics
    Mr Keith Churches
    Head of Innovation Services
    Ireland
    "Wearable Technologies: The Design & Manufacturing Challenges"

    Energy Harvesting and Internet of Things

    ThyssenKrupp Elevator
    ThyssenKrupp Elevator
    Andreas Schierenbeck
    CEO
     
    AgustaWestland
    AgustaWestland
    Mr Tiziano Frattini
    Avionic System Engineer
    Italy
    "Vibration Energy Harvesting and Wireless Sensors: Enabling Technologies for On-Rotor HUM"
    ABB
    ABB
    Dr Kai Koenig
    Senior Scientist
    Germany
    "Energy Autonomous Wireless Instruments in the Process Industry"
    Dr Ulf Ahrend
    Principal Scientist
    Germany
    IDTechEx
    IDTechEx
    Dr Peter Harrop
    Chairman
    United Kingdom
    "Energy Harvesting Market Trends and Forecasts"

    Energy Harvesting Case Studies

    Shell
    Shell
    Malena Cutuli
    Head of Brand and Communications
    Switzerland
    "Re imagining our Energy Future by Creating a Lasting Community Impact"
    Pavegen Systems
    Pavegen Systems
    Mr Laurence Kemball-Cook
    CEO
    United Kingdom
    TRW Conekt
    TRW Conekt
    Mr Roger J Hazelden
    Technology Leader, Sensors & Optoelectronics
    United Kingdom
    "A Novel Sensor to Monitor Railway Earthworks - Energy Harvesting Case Study"

    Smart Lighting

    TTP
    TTP
    Mr Richard Sims
    Business Manager, Connected Devices
    United Kingdom
    "The IoT and Street Lighting: 200k Nodes and Counting"
    Bardsley Consulting
    Bardsley Consulting
    Dr Norman Bardsley
    Consultant on Displays and Organic Electronics
    United States
    "Smart Lighting: Who Needs It?"

    Enabling IoT

    TE Connectivity
    TE Connectivity
    Mr Mark Maas
    Business Development Manager
    Netherlands
    "Smart Connectivity as the Building Block for Internet of Things"
    Atmel Corporation
    Atmel Corporation
    Mr Kaivan Karimi
    Vice President & GM
    United States
    "Internet of Things Drives New Vertical Markets Ranging from Wearables, to the Connected Car, Healthcare and More"

    Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting

    Kieback-Peter
    Kieback-Peter
    Mr Hans Symanczik
    Sales & Marketing Manager
    Germany
    "Energy Harvesting Thermostats and Actuators- from Design to using them in Projects"
    KELK
    KELK
    Dr Hirokuni Hachiuma
    General Manager
    Japan
    "High Efficiency Thermoelectric Harvesting for Vehicles and Other Applications"
    Cambridge Nanotherm Ltd
    Cambridge Nanotherm Ltd
    Dr Pavel Shashkov
    CEO
    United Kingdom
    "Flexible Aluminum-Nanoceramic Material for TEG Packaging"
    STREP
    STREP
    Dr Mazhar Bari
    CEO
    Ireland
    "Large Area Transparent Thin Film Thermoelectric Devices for Smart Window and Flexible Applications'"
    Solearth
    Solearth
    Mr Mike Haslam
    Director Architect
    Ireland

    New Materials & Devices for Energy Harvesting

    GE Aviation
    GE Aviation
    Mr Steve Riches
    Business Development
    United Kingdom
    "Assessment of MEMS Vibration Energy Harvesting for High Temperature Sensing Applications"
    Fraunhofer IZM
    Fraunhofer IZM
    Dr Robert Hahn
    Head of Micro Energy Systems Group
    Germany
    "A Novel Capacitive Energy Harvesting Concept"
    University of Bolton
    University of Bolton
    Prof Elias Siores
    Director
    United Kingdom
    "Smart Functional Materials for Energy Harvesting: from Laboratory to Commercialisation"
    RMT Ltd
    RMT Ltd
    Mr Gennadi Gromov
    Founder & General Manager
    Russia
    "Energy Harvesting: RMT Components, Solutions, Developments"

    Energy Harvesting Powered Products

    Ulvac Corporation
    Ulvac Corporation
    Dr Koukou Suu
    General Manager
    Japan
    "Vacuum Technology Enabling the IoT World"
    Pavegen Systems
    Pavegen Systems
    Mr Laurence Kemball-Cook
    CEO
    United Kingdom
    "Man vs Machine: Scaling Footfall Harvesting for Smart Cities of the Future"

    Wireless Power

    WiTricity Corporation
    WiTricity Corporation
    Mr David Schatz
    Vice President of Sales & Business Development
    United States
    "Next Generation Inductive Charging"

    Power Management Developments for Energy Harvesting

    VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
    VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
    Prof Jukka Hast
    Research Professor
    Finland
    "Connected Sensing for Productivity Leap with IoT"
    Zurich University of Applied Sciences ZHAW
    Zurich University of Applied Sciences ZHAW
    Prof Marcel Meli
    Lecturer
    Switzerland
    "LEDs as Cost Effective Energy Harvesters for IoT Sensor Nodes"

    System Platforms

    Sony Corporation
    Sony Corporation
    Mr Renaud Di Francesco
    Director, Europe Technology Standards Office
    United Kingdom
    "Economics of Data in IoT: How to Sell/Buy Data?"
    Deutsche Telekom
    Deutsche Telekom
    Mr Ingo Friese
    R&D Expert & Project Manager
    Germany
    "Challenges from the Identities of Things"
    Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS
    Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS
    Dr Peter Spies
    Senior Research Manager
    Germany
    "Energy Harvesting Systems with Optimized Power Management Circuits"

    Smart Windows / Smart Glass

    Argil Inc
    Argil Inc
    Dr Damoder Reddy
    Founder & CEO
    United States
    "Low Cost Printed Electrochromic Film"
    ARUP
    ARUP
    Dr Jan Wurm
    Associate Director | Materials Consulting
    Germany
    "SolarLeaf - Energy Harvesting and Bio-Adaptive Shading"

    Light Harvesting for Internet of Things & Wearable Technology

    Alta Devices
    Alta Devices
    Mr Robert Parenti
    Technical Marketing Engineer
    United States
    "Solar: Pulling the Plug on Next-Gen Wearables"
    Fundacion ITMA
    Fundacion ITMA
    Dr Armando Menendez Estrada
    Spain
    "Integrating PV into a Textile Architecture to Power Facade Lighting"
    Sharp Laboratories of Europe Ltd
    Sharp Laboratories of Europe Ltd
    Mr Mathieu Bellanger
    Senior Researcher
    United Kingdom
    "Indoor light Energy Harvester with High Power Output"

    OPV, DSSC & Perovskites and Other PV Trends: Can it Match the Hype?

    Helmholtz Center for Materials & Energy
    Helmholtz Center for Materials & Energy
    Prof Rutger Schlatmann
    Managing Director
    Germany
    "Flexible Printable PV"
    Eight19 Ltd
    Eight19 Ltd
    Dr Michael Niggemann
    Chief Technology Officer
    United Kingdom
    "Up-scaling of Flexible Thin Film Plastic Photovoltaics for Energy Harvesting and Off-Grid Solar"
    Heliatek GmbH
    Heliatek GmbH
    Dr Martin Pfeiffer
    Chief Technology Officer
    Germany
    "Efficient Organic Multijunction Solar Films Prepared by Vacuum Roll-to-Roll Production"
    DisaSolar
    DisaSolar
    Miss Laurence Dassas
    Technical Director
    France
    "Multicolor OPV Poster. A Dream Becoming True?"
    Exeger
    Exeger
    Mr Giovanni Fili
    CEO
    Sweden
    "EXEGER - Powering Things: How a PV Company will Change Consumer Electronics"

    New Power Storage: Supercapacitors

    UC Davis
    UC Davis
    Dr Andrew Burke
    Research Engineer, Inst. of Transportation Studies
    United States
    "Life Cycle Cost of Ownership for PEVs in Real World Driving"
    Nesscap Energy
    Nesscap Energy
    Juergen Auer
    Managing Director &VP EMEA Sales & Biz Development
    Germany
    "New Generation of Ultracapacitors for Automotive"
    Poznan University of Technology
    Poznan University of Technology
    Prof Francois Beguin
    Lecturer
    Poland
    "Supercapacitors in Aqueous Electrolyte Reaching the Performance of Organic Electrolyte-Based Systems"

    Batteries: What's New

    Enfucell
    Enfucell
    Mr Jouni Heinonen
    Member of the Board
    Finland
    "Disposable Sensoring of Sports Equipment with the Help of BLE"

    Low Power Displays

    Sharp Devices Europe GMBH
    Sharp Devices Europe GMBH
    Jeremy Lock
    United Kingdom
    "Ultra Low Power Outdoor Displays - Enabling New Consumer and Industrial Applications"
    E Ink Holdings
    E Ink Holdings
    Dr Paul Apen
    Chief Strategy Officer
    United States
    "Novel Applications for New Electrophoretic Displays"