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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. In addition new speakers will be added regularly to this list.

 

Opening Keynotes

IDTechEx
IDTechEx
Dr Harry Zervos
Senior Technology Analyst
United Kingdom
"Energy Harvesting: Enabling Technologies for The Internet of Things"
Disney Research
Disney Research
Dr Emre Karagozler
Post Doctral Researcher
United States
"Printed Energy Harvesters and their Interactive Applications in Books and Printed Media"
ARUP
ARUP
Mr Matt Williams
Associate Principal
United States
"Practical Applications of Energy Harvesting in the Built Environment"
Mr Martin Howell
Associate Energy Consultant
United States
KieranTimberlake
KieranTimberlake
Mr Eric Eisele
Materials Engineer
United States
"Improving Building Performance with Wireless Sensor Networks"
ARM
ARM
Mr Willard Tu
Embedded Solutions Manager
United States
"Big Data Begins with Little Data"
Oracle
Oracle
Mr Henrik Stahl
VP Product Management
United States
"Navigating the Internet of Things"
SAP
SAP
Mr Benjamin Wesson
VP Product Management for M2M Solutions
United States
"Creating a Better World in the Connected World"
Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center, University of California
Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center, University of California
Prof Kristofer Pister
Professor
United States
"OpenWSN, Single Chip Motes, and the Future of the Internet of Things"

Energy Harvesting Powered Devices

GM Research & Development Center
GM Research & Development Center
Dr Gregory P. Meisner
Principal Investigator
United States
"Thermoelectric Technology for Generating Useful Electrical Power from Automotive Waste Heat"
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Dr Keon Jae Lee
Associate Professor
Korea
"Self-powered Flexible Energy Harvesting and Storage Systems"
Perpetuum
Perpetuum
Mr Keith J Abate Sr
Director Global Business Development
United States
"Perpetuum Intelligent Power Module (IPM) Enables Multiple External Power Options for OEM Wireless Transmitters"
Analog Devices
Analog Devices
Mr Brendan Daly
System Applications Engineer
Ireland
"Optimized System Solutions to Power a World of Self-generating Wireless Sensors"
SolarPrint Ltd
SolarPrint Ltd
Mr Roy Horgan
Business Development Director
Ireland

Electronics and System Design to Enable Energy Harvesting Powered Devices

Linear Technology Corporation
Linear Technology Corporation
Dave Loconto
Design Director
United States
"Extend Battery Life with Harvested Energy"
Cymbet Corporation
Cymbet Corporation
Mr Steve Grady
VP Marketing
United States
"Advanced EH Power Chain Design Techniques"
Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS
Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS
Dr Peter Spies
Head of Integrated Energy Supplies
Germany
"Maximizing Power Output of Energy Harvesting Systems with Optimized Power Management"
Texas Instruments
Texas Instruments
Mr Mark Buccini
Director
United States
"A Practical 1uA Sensor Sampling Solution for Deeply Embedded Systems"

Energy Harvesting Technologies and Systems

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Mr Hiroshi Nishikawa
Device Development Manager
Japan
"Murata's Energy Harvesting Devices and Applications for WSN"
Murata Electronics
Murata Electronics
Mr Hiroaki Tsumori
New Technology & Products Development Manager
United States
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Mr Brian Hatchell
Senior Systems Engineer
United States
"Experimental Analysis of a Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting System for Harmonic, Random, and Sine on Random Vibration"
North Carolina State University
North Carolina State University
Dr Jesse Jur
Assistant Professor
United States
"Self-powered Integrated Systems for Health and Environmental Monitoring"
Tyndall National Institute
Tyndall National Institute
Dr Wensi Wang
Post Doc
Ireland
"Accurate System Level Simulation of Energy Harvesting Powered Wireless Sensor Module"
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Dr Joseph Paradiso
Associate Professor
United States
"Connecting with the Emerging Nervous System of Ubiquitous Sensing"

Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting

Marlow Industries Inc
Marlow Industries Inc
Mr Stefan Ikelman
Market Manager
United States
"Thermal Energy Harvesting Solutions Today"
University of Glasgow
University of Glasgow
Prof Douglas Paul
Director of the James Watt Nanofabrication Centre
United Kingdom
"Si/SiGe Microfabricated Thermoelectric Materials, Devices and Modules"
California Institute of Technology
California Institute of Technology
Mr Jordan Chase
Thermal Energy Conversion Technologies Group
United States
"Thermoelectric Devices Developments at NASA"
Laird Technologies
Laird Technologies
Mr Bob Collins
Business Development
United States
"Thermal Energy Harvesting for Embedded Wireless Solutions"
KELK
KELK
Dr Hirokuni Hachiuma
Director
Japan
"Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting for Industrial Waste Heat Recovery"
Nano KTN
Nano KTN
Dr James Johnstone
Theme Mgr - Metrology, Instrumentation & Standards
United Kingdom
"Overview of UK Energy Harvesting Activities"
WiTricity Corporation
WiTricity Corporation
Mr David Schatz
Vice President of Sales & Business Development
United States
"Advances in Wireless Power Transfer Over Distance"
Leggett & Platt
Leggett & Platt
Mr Peter Hoehne
Director
Canada
"Wireless Charging-Automotive Applications"

New Developments with Vehicles and Electric Vehicles

Chrysler Group LLC
Chrysler Group LLC
Mr Oliver Gross
Energy Storage Systems Specialist
United States
"SAE Standards Development Activities for Capacitive Energy Storage Devices, for Automotive Applications"
Robert Bosch LLC
Robert Bosch LLC
Dr Timm Lohmann
Senior Research Engineer
United States
"Future Trends in Energy Research for e-Mobility"
CNR
CNR
Mr Marco Bianucci
Senior Researcher
Italy
"Integration of PV-Multifunctional Systems in Micro Electric Vehicles and Boats"
Interactive Fully Electrical Vehicles "IFEVS"
Interactive Fully Electrical Vehicles "IFEVS"
Mr Pietro Perlo
CEO
Italy
National Renewable Energy Laboratory NREL
National Renewable Energy Laboratory NREL
Mr Jon Cosgrove
Researcher
United States
"Performance Evaluation of Lower-Energy Energy Storage Alternatives for Full-Hybrid Vehicles"
VISEDO Oy
VISEDO Oy
Mr Lars Stegmann
Sales Manager
Finland
"Supercapacitor in 300 HP hybrid - 1 year payback"
INTRASME
INTRASME
IDTechEx
Franco Gonzalez
"SME Driving EV Technology Development in Europe - FP7 INTRASME"

Photovoltaics

IDTechEx
IDTechEx
Dr Harry Zervos
Senior Technology Analyst
United Kingdom
"Research with Printed Metals and PV Materials"
Dr K V Ravi
Consultant
United States
"Global Markets for PV Technologies 2013 - 2017"
Armor
Armor
Mr Francois Barreau
Marketing Manager/Business Development
France
"OPV, an Industrial Reality"
CSIRO
CSIRO
Dr Jacek Jasieniak
Project Leader Nanostructured Inorganic Solar Cell
Australia
"Solution Processing of Inorganic and Organic Solar Cells"
EMD Chemicals
EMD Chemicals
Dr Monica Davis
Manager, Business Development
United States
"High Efficiency, High Performance Organic Semiconductors for Display and Sensing Applications"
Dyesol
Dyesol
Mr Marc Thomas
CEO
United States
"Third Generation Solar Technology: Transforming Buildings into Power Plants with DSC"
Applied Materials
Applied Materials
Dr Robert J Visser
Senior Director Advanced Technology Group
United States
"Printing for Solar Cells"
New Energy Technologies Inc
New Energy Technologies Inc
Dr Scott Hammond
Principal Scientist
United States
"Transparent Contacts for Semitransparent Organic Photovoltaic Devices"

Energy Harvesting & IoT Closing Session

WeWi Telecommunications, Inc.
WeWi Telecommunications, Inc.
David Snir
CEO & Founder
Canada
"Solar Africa: Driving Societal Change through Solar Power"
Roland Carson
Senior Business Development Advisor
Canada
Red Hat
Red Hat
Mr James Kirkland
Principal Solutions Architect
United States
"M2M is Revolutionizing the Transportation Industry"
IDTechEx
IDTechEx
Mr Raghu Das
CEO
United Kingdom
 

Enabling IoT infrastructure

Linear Technology/Dust Networks
Linear Technology/Dust Networks
Mr Ross Yu
Product Marketing Manager, Dust Networks
United States
"Low Power, Reliable Wireless Sensor Networks for the Internet of Things"
Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom
Mr Markus Breitbach
Head of International Sales & Partnering
Germany
"Driving the M2M Business - New Business Opportunities Through Innovation and Partnerships."
Orange Mobile Enterprise
Orange Mobile Enterprise
Mr Frédéric Veyssière
VP Business Development
United States
"Orange and the IoT"
Gemalto
Gemalto
Mr Jean-Francois Rubon
Director Innovation & Technology Strategy
United States
"Enabling a Secure Connected World - Assembling the Building Blocks for a Successful M2M Application"
IBM
IBM
Mr Joe Speed
IBM m2m Sales Leader
United States
"Mobile Enables the 'Internet of Things'"
Giesecke & Devrient
Giesecke & Devrient
Mr Patrick Waters
Head of Operations, M2M & Subscription Management
"Securely Connecting the Next Wave of Devices"
RF Monolithics, Inc
RF Monolithics, Inc
Mr Tim Cutler
Director of Business Development - M2M Business
United States
"Wireless Technology Options for the Internet of Things"
Antaris Solutions
Antaris Solutions
Mr Mark Bijl
CTO
Netherlands
"Smart Logistics with the Application of WSN and Internet of Things Technologies"

New IoT Technology and System Developments

Intel
Intel
Dr Milan Milenkovic
Principal Engineer
United States
"Internet of Things: an Inclusive View of Requirements and Scope"
Freescale
Freescale
Mr Kaivan Karimi
Executive Director of Global Strategy and Business
United States
"Role of converged gateways to manage Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) for IoT Services"
Redpine Signals Inc
Redpine Signals Inc
Mr Venkat Mattela
Chairman and CEO
United States
"A new Approach to Wi-Fi Based RTLS"
DecaWave
DecaWave
Mr Luc Darmon
VP of Strategy and Business Development
Ireland
"Decawave ScenSor Chip: A Game Changer for Indoor Positioning, RTLS and IoT"
Imperial College London
Imperial College London
Dr Paul D Mitcheson
Lecturer
United Kingdom
"Powering Sensors Using Ambient or Directed Electromagnetic Fields"
Libelium
Libelium
Ms Alicia Asin Perez
CEO
Spain
"WSN in the Real World"
EM Microelectronic
EM Microelectronic
Mr Mark Jakusovszky
Sales & Marketing, North America
United States
"Energy Harvested Wireless Sensor Networks Using Bluetooth Low Energy Beacons"
RFMicron Inc
RFMicron Inc
Mr Stan Drobac
United States
"Passive Wireless Sensing Powered by Chameleon Self-Tuning Technology"

WSN and IoT Applications and Case Studies

BeSpoon
BeSpoon
Mr Jean-Marie Andre
CEO
France
"Location-aware Sensor Network, the GPS of Things"
Microsemi
Microsemi
Mr Reghu Rajan
Product Marketing Manager
United States
"Medical Wireless Sensors and Energy Harvesting from Human Body"
Logimesh Technologies, LLC
Logimesh Technologies, LLC
Mr Bill Gillette
President
United States
"Energy Harvesting to Empower Better Solutions for Oil and Gas"
MicroGen Systems
MicroGen Systems
Dr Kathleen Vaeth
VP Engineering
United States
"Energy Harvesting for Industrial and Building Applications"
Meggitt A/S
Meggitt A/S
Dr Tomasz Zawada
Engineering and Research Manager
Denmark
"Energy Harvesting based Sensor Network for Industrial Monitoring"

Supercapacitors

IDTechEx
IDTechEx
Mr Franco Gonzalez
Technology Analyst
United Kingdom
"Supercapacitors Replace Batteries"
Maxwell Technologies Inc
Maxwell Technologies Inc
Dr Priya Bendale
Sr. Director, Advanced Development
United States
"Ultracapacitors: Gaining Traction in a World of Batteries"
Cap-XX
Cap-XX
Mr Pierre Mars
VP, Applications Engineering
Australia
"Applications for Energy Harvesters coupled with Supercapacitors"

The Graphene Opportunity in Supercapacitors

Graphenea
Graphenea
Mr Jesus de La Fuente
CEO
Spain
"Graphene in Energy Storage Applications"
Stevens Institute of Technology
Stevens Institute of Technology
Dr Linh Le
Group Leader
United States
"Inkjet-Printed Graphene for Micro-Supercapacitor"
Graphene Frontiers
Graphene Frontiers
Mr Ryan Mendoza
VP Engineering
United States
"Graphene Hybrid Devices for Energy Storage and Sensors"
Graphene Devices
Graphene Devices
Mr Robert Anstey
CEO
United States
"Graphenic Materials in Printed Electronics and Ultracapacitor Development"
Angstron Materials
Angstron Materials
Mr Ian Fuller
Project Engineer
United States
"Graphene-Enabled Supercapacitors - Recent Developments"

New Supercapacitor Materials and Structures

Florida State University
Florida State University
Prof Jim Zheng
Chair & Professor
United States
"High Energy Density Li-ion Capacitors"
University of Newcastle
University of Newcastle
Prof Scott Donne
Applied Electrochemistry Group
Australia
"Enhanced Electrochemical Capacitors for Energy Storage Applications"
Australian National University
Australian National University
Prof Yun Liu
Head of the Functional Materials Research Group
Australia
"A New Colossal Dielectric Constant Material and its Potential Applications"
IDTechEx
IDTechEx
Dr Peter Harrop
Chairman
United Kingdom
"Activated Carbon Structure and Effects on Volumetric Capacitance"
JSR Micro
JSR Micro
Mr Jeff Myron
Energy Solutions Program Manager
United States
"Supercapacitors at JSR Micro"

Scaling up Manufacturing and Evaluating Supercapacitors

University of Surrey
University of Surrey
Dr Peter Wilson
CTO/R&D Manager
United Kingdom
"Up-scaling Complexity, Considerations for Lab to Pilot Scale Production"
UC Davis
UC Davis
Mr Sanliang Zhang
Research Assistant
United States
"The evaluation methods of supercapacitors and the performance metrics of various carbonaceous materials"
Paper Battery Company Inc
Paper Battery Company Inc
Dr Shreefal Mehta
CEO
United States
"Supercapacitors as Integrated Systems for Portable Electronics Battery"

   

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