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Speakers will consist of some of the world's largest companies that wish to use the technology, sharing their needs and experiences with printed electronics. In addition, the state-of-the-art full range of technologies will be covered, with many world first announcements. The program director is Corinne Jennings (). New speakers will be regularly added to this list.

 

Energy Harvesting and Batteries for Wearable Electronics

TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity
Mr Nicholas Langston
Sr. Manager Business Development
United States
"Turn On, Tune In, Unplug: The Coming Explosion of Wireless Power"
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Prof Byung Jin Cho
Professor
Korea
"Wearable Thermoelectric Power Generator Using Screen Printing Technique"
North Carolina State University
North Carolina State University
Prof Veena Misra
Director of NSF ASSIST Center
United States
"Energy Harvesting for Wearable Sensor Platforms for Personal Health and Personal Environmental Monitoring"
Blue Spark Technologies
Blue Spark Technologies
Mr Matthew Ream
VP Marketing
United States
"Printed Batteries and their Applications"

Vehicle Integrated Energy Harvesting

GM Research & Development Center
GM Research & Development Center
Dr Gregory P. Meisner
Principal Investigator
United States
"Thermoelectric Generators for Energy Harvesting from Automotive Exhaust Gas Waste Heat to Improve Vehicle Efficiency"

Thermoelectric Energy Harvesters

Alphabet Energy, Inc.
Alphabet Energy, Inc.
Dr Matthew Scullin
Founder and CEO
United States
"Low Cost thermoelectrics for Waste Heat Recovery: The Someday is Here"
II-VI Marlow
II-VI Marlow
Mr Jim Bierschenk
Director of Global Technology
United States
"Applications for Thermal Energy Harvesting"
GMZ Energy
GMZ Energy
Mr Scott Rackey
VP Business Development
United States
"Commercialization of Nanostructured Half-Heusler Thermoelectric Generators"

Smart Glass

Research Frontiers Incorporated
Research Frontiers Incorporated
Mr Joseph Harary
CEO
United States
"SPD-SmartGlass: Can your glass do this?."
SageGlass
SageGlass
Dr Helen Sanders
VP Technical Business Development
United States
"State of the Art Electrochromic Glazing - Changing the Way Architects Design with Glass"
Merck KGaA-EMD
Merck KGaA-EMD
Dr Johannes Canisius
Senior Director
United Kingdom
"Merck KGaA's Liquid Crystal Window Technology - Crystal Clear Shading Solutions for Modern Living"
View Inc.
View Inc.
Erich Klawuhn
Vice President of Product Management
United States
"A More Intelligent Window"

Energy Harvesting and Aerospace

NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Dr Terry J Hendricks
Senior Staff Member
United States
"Energy Harvesting: From Spacecraft Power to Enhancing Earth's Energy Space"
National Institute of Aerospace
National Institute of Aerospace
Tian-Bing Xu
Senior Research Scientist
United States
"Review on Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting Technologies"

Energy Harvesting Systems

EnOcean Inc.
EnOcean Inc.
Mr Jim O'Callaghan
President
United States
"Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Considerations for the Internet of Things"
Spansion Inc
Spansion Inc
Mr Tom Sparkman
Sr. Vice President Analog Business Unit
United States
"Energy-Harvesting Devices Replace Batteries in IoT Sensors"

Power Optimization

Analog Devices
Analog Devices
Mr Michael Long
Segment Marketing Marketing Manager
United States
"Analog Devices' Power Optimized Wireless Sensor Solutions"
Mr Tony Zarola
Director Of Marketing
United States
Linear Technology/Dust Networks
Linear Technology/Dust Networks
Mr Jim Noon
Applications Engineering Section Leader
United States
"Battery Life Extension & Storage Considerations"

Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting

MicroGen Systems
MicroGen Systems
Dr Robert Andosca
Co-Founder, President and CEO
United States
"Empowering IoT and wearables"
IDTechEx
IDTechEx
Dr Harry Zervos
Principal Analyst
United States
"Energy Harvesting Market Trends and Forecasts"

Energy Harvesting: Photovoltaics

Solar PV Market Research
Solar PV Market Research
Ms Paula Mints
Founder, Chief Market Research Analyst
United States
"Global Markets for PV Technologies to 2016"
CSIRO
CSIRO
Dr Jacek Jasieniak
Project Leader Nanostructured Inorganic Solar Cell
Australia
"Printable Solar Cells: A Manufacturing Evolution in the Making"
Armor
Armor
Mr Francois Barreau
Marketing Manager/Business Development
France
"OPV, an Industrial Reality"
Alta Devices
Alta Devices
Mr Sam Cowley
Director Product Engineering
United States
"High Efficiency, Thin, Flexible Solar Cells: Viable Energy for Autonomous Sensors"
Leviton
Leviton
Mr Dan Wright
Engineering Project Manager
United States
"Designing Energy Harvesting Solar Powered Sensors"
ElectricFilm
ElectricFilm
Dr Stuart Spitzer
President
United States
"Light Harvesting Technology Optimized for Indoor and Low Light/Mixed Light Applications"
The Tech Group, LLC
The Tech Group, LLC
Mr Marc Thomas
Partner
United States
"ssDSC and the BIPV Market"
DEK
DEK
Dr Xiao Chen
CTO
United States
"DEK Solar Solution to Super Fine Line Printing"

Opening Keynotes

IDTechEx
IDTechEx
Dr Peter Harrop
Chairman
United Kingdom
"From Energy Harvesting to the Internet of Things and Wearable Electronics: Status, Opportunity and Trends"
Bayer HealthCare LLC
Bayer HealthCare LLC
Mr Dirk Schapeler
Director Digital Health
United States
"Pharma's Emerging Role in Digital Health"
Google
Google
Dr Bernard Kress
Principal Optical Architect
United States
"Optical Technologies for Head Worn Displays"
Dolby Laboratories
Dolby Laboratories
Joel Susal
Product Management
United States
"The Audio Sensation: The Next Frontier for the Internet of Things"

Smart Labels, Smart Packaging and New Products Enabled by Printed Electronics

Jones Packaging
Jones Packaging
Mr James Lee
Director, Technology & Innovation
Canada
"Why Smart Packaging?"
Internationally recognized for their expertise in printed packaging, contract packaging and medication dispensing and delivery products. It has over 375 employees and a turnover of $44m.
Thin Film Electronics
Thin Film Electronics
Mrs Jennifer Ernst
Executive VP, Sales and Business Development
United States
"Powering the Internet of Everything. Using Printed Electronics to Create a Truly Connected World"
Soligie
Soligie
Dr John Heitzinger
President
United States
"Advances in Additive Manufacturing of Electronics"
T-Ink
T-Ink
Mr Andrew Ferber
Co-Chairman
United States
"Conductive Connectivity to create the Inkernet of Things"

Supercapacitor Opportunity

IDTechEx
IDTechEx
Mr Franco Gonzalez
Technology Analyst
United Kingdom
"Supercapacitor Markets 2014-2024"

Supercapacitor Applications

Robert Bosch
Robert Bosch
Arpad W. Imre
Energy Storage Technologist, Powertrain Systems
Germany
"Rechargeable Electric Storage Solutions for More Power"
UC Davis
UC Davis
Dr Andrew Burke
Research Engineer, Inst. of Transportation Studies
United States
"Present and Future Supercapacitors: Technology and Applications"
Eaton Electronics Division
Eaton Electronics Division
Mr Jason Lee
Global Product Manager
United States
"Supercaps Improve Engine Start Reliability for Wide Range of Transportation Uses"

Graphene in Supercapacitors

University of California Los Angeles
University of California Los Angeles
Prof Richard Kaner
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
United States
"Graphene-based Supercapacitors"
Zapgocharger
Zapgocharger
Mr Stephen Voller
Chairman & Founder
United Kingdom
"Graphene Supercapacitors for Rapid Battery Charging"
Stevens Institute of Technology
Stevens Institute of Technology
Dr Linh Le
Group Leader
United States
"Inkjet-Printed Graphene for Energy Storage and Sensor Application"
AZ Electronic Materials
AZ Electronic Materials
Dr Srinivasan Chakrapani
Project Manager
United States
"Electrospun Graphene Nanoribbons for Energy Storage Applications"
Cornell University
Cornell University
Prof Yong Lak Joo
Professor
United States

Smart Lighting

OSRAM Sylvania
OSRAM Sylvania
Dr Nancy Chen
Staff Scientist
United States
"Emerging Lighting Application Concepts and the Connected Environment"
Solid State Lighting Services
Solid State Lighting Services
Dr Morgan Pattison
Senior Technical Advisor
United States
"LED lighting: Rethinking the Light Switch"
TTP
TTP
Mr Richard Sims
Business Manager, Connected Devices
United Kingdom
"The IoT and Street Lighting: 200k Nodes and Counting"
Marvell Semiconductor
Marvell Semiconductor
Mr Lance Zheng
Director of Technical Marketing
United States
"Innovations, Open Standard and Eco-system Accelerate Consumer Adoption of Connected Lighting to Internet of Things"

IoT Implementation - What is the Opportunity and Challenges Really?

Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom
Mr Markus Breitbach
VP Global Sales and Marketing
United States
"Enabling the Full Ecosystem - Why M2M Is Not Yet Where It Should Be"
Cisco Systems
Cisco Systems
Toerless Eckert
Principal Engineer
United States
"Scaling the Internet of Things (IoT)"
ARM
ARM
Mr Willard Tu
Embedded Segment Marketing
United States
"IoT is "Always-On" 24/7"
PARC Innovation Services Group
PARC Innovation Services Group
Mr Mike Kuniavsky
Project Manager/Product Development
United States
"The User Experience of Predictive Analytics in the IoT"

Wearable Electronics for Healthcare

4iiii Innovations Inc.
4iiii Innovations Inc.
Mr Kip Fyfe
CEO
Canada
"Wearables don't have to be Wristables"
Misfit Wearables
Misfit Wearables
Mr Justin Butler
Business Development
United States
"Activity Monitor: Shine"
Pancreum
Pancreum
Mr Guilherme de Paula
CEO/CTO & Founder
United States
"Wearable Sensing System for Remote Patient Monitoring"
Proteus Biomedical
Proteus Biomedical
Mr Larry Arne
Sr Director, Product Development
United States
"Sensors and the Proteus Helius System"

Actuators and Speakers

Parker Hannifin
Parker Hannifin
Mr Will Sutherland
Operations Manager
United States
"New Applications for Electro-Active Polymers"
international company with annual sales exceeding $13 Bn in fiscal year 2013
Wacker Chemical Corporation
Wacker Chemical Corporation
Dr Jason Rouse
Technical Marketing Manager, Electronics and LED
United States
"Advanced Silicone Films for EAP Applications"
PiezoTech
PiezoTech
Dr Fabrice Domingues Dos Santos
CEO
France
"Electroactive Fluorinated Polymers for Printed Electronics"

Transistor Fabrication

Smartkem Ltd
Smartkem Ltd
Dr Julian Carter
Technology Manager
United Kingdom
"Simplified Fabrication Method for Industry Grade OTFTs for Flexible Displays & Electronics"

End User Forum

End User Forum
End User Forum
End User Forum
 

Bio-electronics

Microelectronics Center of Provence
Microelectronics Center of Provence
Dr Jonathan Rivnay
Post-Doc Fellow
France
"Conducting Polymer Devices for Neural Interfacing"
Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium
Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium
Dr Malcolm Thompson
CEO
United States
"Nano Bio Manufacturing Technology"

Structural Electronics

American Semiconductor Inc
American Semiconductor Inc
Mr Douglas Hackler
CEO
United States
"Flexible Hybrid System Integration: Combining Printed Sensors with Flexible ICs"

Progress with Carbon Nanotubes

Raymor Industries, Inc.
Raymor Industries, Inc.
Dr Jens Kroeger
Director/VP
Canada
"Exploring the Applications of Nanotube-Based Semiconductors and Conductors"
OCSiAl
OCSiAl
Mr Mike Nemeth
Vice President Sales & Marketing
United States
"Commercial Implications of Multi-Ton Production of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes"
SouthWest NanoTechnologies, Inc.
SouthWest NanoTechnologies, Inc.
Mr Dan Leven
VP of Marketing
United States
"Conductive and Semiconducting Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Inks"

New Material Developments

Quantum Materials Corporation
Quantum Materials Corporation
Mr Ghassan Jabbour
CSO
United States
"Scaled Quantum Dot Production"

Supercapacitors in Vehicle Applications

United Chemi-Con
United Chemi-Con
Mr Derrick Fitzpatrick
Manager of Sales & Marketing
United States
"Ultra Capacitor Development for use in Micro Hybrid Automotive Passenger Vehicle Applications"
Imperial College London/Jaguar Land Rover
Imperial College London/Jaguar Land Rover
Wasim Sarwar
Research Assistant
United Kingdom
"High fidelity, multi-dimensional supercapacitor thermal modeling"
Maxwell
Maxwell
Dr Kim McGrath
Director Business Development
United States
"Maximizing ROI with Enhanced Ultracapacitor Module Designs"
VISEDO Oy
VISEDO Oy
Mr Lars Stegmann
Director Sales, EMEA & Americas
Finland
Torino e-district
Torino e-district
Mr Marco Ottella
Technology and Information Officer
Italy
"EV and Infrastructure is not a Chicken-and-Egg Question."

Separators

DreamWeaver
DreamWeaver
Dr Brian Morin
President & COO
United States
"Separators for Supercapacitors: a Technical Comparison"

Electrodes Advance

Clarkson University
Clarkson University
Dr David Mitlin
Professor and GE Chair in Energy Systems
"Design of Electrode Microstructures that Bridge Supercapacitors and Batteries"

Supercapacitors New Material Developments

University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley
Prof Roya Maboudian
Department of Chemical Engineering
United States
"Passivated Porous Silicon Nanowire Arrays: Towards Robust High Power Energy Storage for Implementation in Mobile Electronics"
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara
Dr David Vonlanthen
Group of Nobel Laureate Dr. Alan Heeger
United States
"A New Generation of Supercapacitors: Reconsidering Cheap Conducting Polymers for Low-Cost Energy Storage"
Elbit Systems
Elbit Systems
Dr Ervin Tal-Gutelmacher
Senior Scientist
Israel
"Towards Closing the Gap Between Aqueous and Organic Technology - Elbit Systems High-power, Low-cost Aqueous Electrochemical Supercapacitors"

New Forms: Thin, Flexible Energy Storage

University of Missouri
University of Missouri
Prof Jian Lin
Assistant Professor
United States
"Compatible In-plane Microsupercapacitors for Wearable Electronics"
Paper Battery Company Inc
Paper Battery Company Inc
Dr Shreefal Mehta
CEO
United States
"A Breakthrough in Practical Power and Energy Management Through Ultrathin Planar Supercapacitor Arrays"
Imprint Energy, Inc.
Imprint Energy, Inc.
Dr Devin MacKenzie
Chief Executive Officer
United States
"Thin, Safe and Flexible Power for Wearable Electronics and Internet of Things Products"
Enfucell
Enfucell
Mr Jouni Heinonen
Member of the Board
Finland
"The Printed Battery Story: Market Outlook and New Innovations"
Ulvac Technologies
Ulvac Technologies
Dr Takehito Jinbo
Chief Manager
Japan
"Manufacturing Solutions for All-Solid-State Thin-Film Lithium Secondary Batteries"

Closing Keynotes

Ioxus
Ioxus
Mr Jeff Colton
Vice President of Sales
United States
"Ultracaps in UPS Bridge to Generator Applications"
IDTechEx
IDTechEx
Dr Peter Harrop
Chairman
United Kingdom
"Functional Materials for Supercapacitors and Structural Electronics"

IoT Applications

Belkin
Belkin
Peter Taylor
United States
"User Experience: The Key to the Connected Home?"
Digimarc
Digimarc
Mr Tony Rodriguez
CTO
United States
"The Internet of Things: Enhancing the Shopper's Journey"

IoT Sensor Systems

General Electric Company (GE)
General Electric Company (GE)
Dr Radislav Potyrailo
Principal Scientist
United States
"Closing The Gap Between Existing And Needed Sensors For The Internet-of-Things Applications"
Linear Technology/Dust Networks
Linear Technology/Dust Networks
Ms Joy Weiss
President
United States
"WSN Considerations for the Industrial Internet of Things."

IoT Commercialization

Panel Discussion
Panel Discussion
Panel Discussion
 
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
Mr Steve Nelson
Executive Director IoT
United States
"Bringing the IoT to Life"
B&B Electronics
B&B Electronics
Mr Fred Thiel
Advisor at B&B Electronics
United States
"The Emerging New World of Intelligent Things & Collaborative Autonomous Smart Systems"
AT&T
AT&T
Mr Mallie Preston
Global Practice Lead IoT Solutions
United States
"Global IoT Deployments: Reducing your Time to Market"

Connecting the Edge - RAIN Session - RAIN and why RFID is the key for IoT

RAIN RFID
RAIN RFID
Steve Halliday
President
United States
"RAIN, the UHF RFID Alliance"
Feig Electronics
Feig Electronics
Mr Michael Hrabina
Executive Vice President
United States
"RAIN RFID Closing the Gap"
SMARTRAC Technology Pte. Ltd.
SMARTRAC Technology Pte. Ltd.
Mrs Enu Waktola
Vice President Corporate Business Development
United States
"RAIN RFID Trends & Opportunities in IoT"
SecureRF Corporation
SecureRF Corporation
Mr Louis Parks
President & CEO
United States
"Securing the Internet of Things - Challenges and Opportunities for Passive Solutions"

IPSO Alliance Panel Discussion

IPSO Alliance Panel Discussion
IPSO Alliance Panel Discussion
IPSO Alliance Panel Discussion
"The Path to an Open Interoperable Internet of Things"

IoT Options

NFC Forum
NFC Forum
Ms Paula Hunter
Executive Director
United States
"NFC Bridging to the Internet of Things: Status Report, Payment Update, Hot Application Areas"
ZigBee Alliance
ZigBee Alliance
Mr Tobin Richardson
President/CEO
United States
"Connecting Devices to Improve Energy Efficiency"
CSR
CSR
Dr Hamid Ahmadi
Chief Innovation Officer
United States
"Service Delivery Platforms: the Fast-Track to IoT Applications and Service Development"

Intelligent Buildings and IoT

Intel
Intel
Dr Milan Milenkovic
Principal Engineer
United States
"Building IoT Systems for Smart Buildings - Theory and Practice"
Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA)
Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA)
Mr Greg Walker
Director of Research
Canada
"The Role of Life Cycle Costing for Intelligent Buildings"
Greenwave
Greenwave
Nate Williams
CMO & Head of Business Development
United States
"IoT Revolution is Reinventing Markets"
Undercurrent
Undercurrent
Mr Jordan Husney
Strategy Director
United States
"Connecting Up, Creating IoT Products the Fast, Easy, and Fun Way"
Coversant
Coversant
Mr Michael Holdmann
COO/EVP Sales, Marketing, Strategy
United States
"IoT cannot exist with Static, Predetermined Relationships"
WiTricity Corporation
WiTricity Corporation
Mr David Schatz
Vice President of Sales & Business Development
United States
"Advances in Wireless Power Technology for Wearable and Mobile Devices"
NXP Semiconductors
NXP Semiconductors
Mr Ian Morris
Principal Applications Engineer
United States
"Wireless Technologies for the Internet of Things in the Home"
Slater Technology Fund
Slater Technology Fund
Mr Thorne Sparkman
Managing Director
United States
"Next-Generation Demand Response for Renewables Integration"