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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 (c.jennings@IDTechEx.com). New speakers will be regularly added to this list.

 

Energy Harvesting: The Global Picture

IDTechEx
IDTechEx
Dr Harry Zervos
Principal Analyst & Business Development Manager
United States
Key Note:
"Energy Harvesting: Applications and Forecasts for the Next Decade"
USA 2015 Presentation - IDTechEx
Energy Harvesting: Applications and Forecasts for the Next Decade

High Power Thermo Electrics Arrives

Alphabet Energy, Inc.
Alphabet Energy, Inc.
Mr Adam Lorimer
Co-Founder & VP of Engineering
United States
"High Power Thermoelectric Recovery of Waste Heat in Vehicles and on Land"
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Alphabet Energy
High Power Thermoelectric Recovery of Waste Heat in Vehicles and on Land
Evident Technologies Inc
Evident Technologies Inc
Dr Bed Poudel
Chief Technology Officer
United States
"Waste Heat Recovery Using Thermoelectric"
Waste Heat Recovery Using Thermoelectric

New High Power Electrodynamic & Photovoltaic

Witt Limited
Witt Limited
Mr Nicholas Gill
Corporate Advisor
United Kingdom
"The Fully Scalable WITT Motion Energy Harvester - Providing electricity at all Power Levels"
USA 2015 Presentation - Witt Ltd
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Witt Ltd
The Fully Scalable WITT Motion Energy Harvester - Providing electricity at all Power Levels
Alta Devices
Alta Devices
Mr Gregory Koskowich
Sr Director, Product
United States
"Energy Harvesting with Anylight™ Solar"
USA 2015 Presentation - Alta Devices Inc
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Alta Devices Inc
Energy Harvesting with Anylight™ Solar

Airborne Wind Energy

TUM / University of California, Irvine
TUM / University of California, Irvine
Mr Florian Bauer
United States
"Airborne Wind Energy - The Future of Wind Energy?"
Airborne Wind Energy - The Future of Wind Energy?
Kitemill AS
Kitemill AS
Mr Thomas Harklau
CEO
Norway
"Airborne Wind Energy Technologies Entering Commercial Phase with a Potential Without Comparison"
USA 2015 Presentation - Kitemill
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Kitemill
Airborne Wind Energy Technologies Entering Commercial Phase with a Potential Without Comparison
AirLoom Energy
AirLoom Energy
Mr Robert Lumley
Founder and Patentee
United States
"The AirLoom - Wind Capture which Combines the Concepts of Traditional Wind Turbines and Airborne Wind to Achieve 15x Cost Savings"
USA 2015 Presentation - AirLoom Energy
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - AirLoom Energy
The AirLoom - Wind Capture which Combines the Concepts of Traditional Wind Turbines and Airborne Wind to Achieve 15x Cost Savings

Low Power Energy Harvesting Advances

Linear Technology Corporation
Linear Technology Corporation
Mr Tony Armstrong
Director of Product Marketing
United States
"Energy Management Strategies and Solutions for Wireless Sensors"
USA 2015 Presentation - Linear Technology Corp
Energy Management Strategies and Solutions for Wireless Sensors
ASSIST ERC
ASSIST ERC
Mr Tom Snyder
Director, Industry Programs
United States
"Solving the Power Problem: The Human Body as a Power Supply"
Solving the Power Problem:  The Human Body as a Power Supply
National Institute of Aerospace
National Institute of Aerospace
Dr Tian-Bing Xu
Associate Research Fellow
United States
"Ultra-High Power Density Piezoelectric Energy Harvesters"
Ultra-High Power Density Piezoelectric Energy Harvesters
Iowa State University
Iowa State University
Prof Ratnesh Kumar
Fellow IEEE and Prof. Elec & Comp. Eng.
United States
"Bistable Transducer with Self-optimized Extractor for Efficient Broadband Vibrational Energy Harvesting"
USA 2015 Presentation - Iowa State University
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Iowa State University
Bistable Transducer with Self-optimized Extractor for Efficient Broadband Vibrational Energy Harvesting

Smart Glass

Argil Inc
Argil Inc
Dr Damoder Reddy
Founder & CEO
United States
"Low Cost Electrochromic Film for Architectural, Automotive and Wearable Applications"
Low Cost Electrochromic Film for Architectural, Automotive and Wearable Applications

High Power Energy Harvesting Advances

Virginia Tech (CEHMS)
Virginia Tech (CEHMS)
Dr Lei Zuo
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
United States
"Large-Scale Vibration Energy Harvesting: From Technology to Commercialization"
Large-Scale Vibration Energy Harvesting: From Technology to Commercialization

Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting

KELK Ltd
KELK Ltd
Dr Hirokuni Hachiuma
General Manager
Japan
"Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting; Modules and Systems for Various Application"
Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting; Modules and Systems for Various Application
Silicium Energy
Silicium Energy
Prof Akram Boukai PhD
Co-Founder & CEO
United States
"Powering Wearables and IoT with Silicon Thermoelectrics"
Powering Wearables and IoT with Silicon Thermoelectrics

Advanced Micro Controllers for IoT and Wearables

Atmel Corporation
Atmel Corporation
Mr Pierre Roux
Director,Product Marketing-Wireless Solutions
United States
"Internet of Things Drives New Rapidly Growing Markets from Wearables to the Connected Car, Healthcare and More"
Internet of Things Drives New Rapidly Growing Markets from Wearables to the Connected Car, Healthcare and More
Linear Technology Corporation
Linear Technology Corporation
Mr Ross Yu
Product Marketing Manager, Dust Networks Products
United States
"Low Power, Reliable Wireless Sensor Networks for the Industrial IoT"
USA 2015 Presentation - Linear Technology
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Linear Technology
Low Power, Reliable Wireless Sensor Networks for the Industrial IoT
EM Microelectronic US Inc
EM Microelectronic US Inc
Mr Mark Jakusovszky
US Sales & Marketing Manager
United States
"How BLE 4.2 Enables a Practical IoT"
USA 2015 Presentation - EM Microelectronic
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - EM Microelectronic
How BLE 4.2 Enables a Practical IoT

New Progress in PV

Nisshinbo Mechatronics Inc
Nisshinbo Mechatronics Inc
Dr Hidenari Nakahama
Senior Manager
Japan
"Development of a Third Generation Photovoltaic Panel Having Almost 80% of Total Solar Energy Conversion"
USA 2015 Presentation - Nisshinbo Mechatronics Inc
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Nisshinbo Mechatronics Inc
Development of a Third Generation Photovoltaic Panel Having Almost 80% of Total Solar Energy Conversion
Armor
Armor
Mr Francois Barreau
Marketing Manager/Business Development
France
"2016: The Year for Armor to Place on the Market a First Generation of OPV Modules"
2016: The Year for Armor to Place on the Market a First Generation of OPV Modules
Eight19 Ltd
Eight19 Ltd
Dr Michael Niggemann
Chief Technology Officer
United Kingdom
"The Future of Organic Photovoltaics (OPV): Combining Customisation and Manufacturing at Scale"
USA 2015 Presentation - Eight19 Ltd
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Eight19 Ltd
The Future of Organic Photovoltaics (OPV): Combining Customisation and Manufacturing at Scale
Exeger
Exeger
Mr Giovanni Fili
CEO
Sweden
"EXEGER - How a PV Company will Revolutionize Consumer Electronics"
EXEGER - How a PV Company will Revolutionize Consumer Electronics
IMEC
IMEC
Dr Philip Pieters
Director Business Development
Belgium
"Perovskite Solar Modules: Towards Industrially Stand-Alone and Mechanically Stacked Applications"
USA 2015 Presentation - IMEC
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - IMEC
Perovskite Solar Modules: Towards Industrially Stand-Alone and Mechanically Stacked Applications
Solar PV Market Research
Solar PV Market Research
Ms Paula Mints
Founder, Chief Market Research Analyst
United States
"Thin Film & Crystalline PV Capacity, Production, Shipments and Competitiveness: 2005 - 2015"
USA 2015 Presentation - Solar PV Market Research
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Solar PV Market Research
Thin Film & Crystalline PV Capacity, Production, Shipments and Competitiveness: 2005 - 2015
Xiamen Weihua Solar Co Ltd
Xiamen Weihua Solar Co Ltd
Dr Bin Fan
CEO
China
"Perovskite Solar Modules"
Perovskite Solar Modules

Thin and Flexible Energy Storage

Prologium Technology Co Ltd
Prologium Technology Co Ltd
Mr Vincent Yang
President
Taiwan
"New solution for IOT and soft electronics: Solid-state Lithium Ceramic Battery"
New solution for IOT and soft electronics: Solid-state Lithium Ceramic Battery
Ulvac Corporation
Ulvac Corporation
Dr Koukou Suu
General Manager
Japan
"Thin-film Battery Manufacturing Technology and Material Development for IoT Applications"
USA 2015 Presentation - ULVAC Inc
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - ULVAC Inc
Thin-film Battery Manufacturing Technology and Material Development for IoT Applications
Loughborough University
Loughborough University
Dr Darren Southee
Programme Director - Product Design & Technology
United Kingdom
"Printed & Fibre Supercapacitors: Research to Enterprise?"
USA 2015 Presentation - Loughborough Design School
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Loughborough Design School
Printed & Fibre Supercapacitors: Research to Enterprise?
BrightVolt, Inc
BrightVolt, Inc
Mr Todd Peters
Chief Executive Officer
United States
"Powering Small, Flexible IoT Devices in the Real World: What We've Learned From 10M Shipped Units"
USA 2015 Presentation - BrightVolt
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - BrightVolt
Powering Small, Flexible IoT Devices in the Real World: What We've Learned From 10M Shipped Units

Future Battery Technology

IDTechEx
IDTechEx
Mr Franco Gonzalez
Senior Technology Analyst
United Kingdom
"Advanced and Post Lithium-Ion Batteries Technologies and Markets"
USA 2015 Presentation - IDTechEx
Advanced and Post Lithium-Ion Batteries Technologies and Markets
OXIS Energy Ltd
OXIS Energy Ltd
Mr Huw Hampson-Jones
CEO
United Kingdom
"Lithium Sulphur Batteries: Technology Development and Market Penetration Progress"
USA 2015 Presentation - OXIS Energy
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - OXIS Energy
Lithium Sulphur Batteries: Technology Development and Market Penetration Progress
Stanford University
Stanford University
Dr Zheng Chen
Postdoc
United States
"Designer Polymers for Lithium Ion Batteries"
Designer Polymers for Lithium Ion Batteries
Sion Power Corporation
Sion Power Corporation
Mr John Kopera
V.P. of Commercial Operations
United States
"The Future of Lithium Batteries"
USA 2015 Presentation - Sion Power Corporation
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Sion Power Corporation
The Future of Lithium Batteries
SolidEnergy Systems
SolidEnergy Systems
Dr Qichao Hu PhD
CEO
United States
"Anode-Less Battery - Safe and Ultra-High Energy Density Battery"
USA 2015 Presentation - SolidEnergy
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - SolidEnergy
Anode-Less Battery - Safe and Ultra-High Energy Density Battery

IoT Enabled Energy Harvesting

EnOcean Inc.
EnOcean Inc.
Mr Oliver Sczesny
Application Engineering Manager
United Kingdom
"How EnOcean Self Powered Battery Free Devices Enable the Internet of Things"
USA 2015 Presentation - EnOcean Inc
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - EnOcean Inc
How EnOcean Self Powered Battery Free Devices Enable the Internet of Things
Silex Microsystems
Silex Microsystems
Mr Magnus Rimskog
Sales Director
United States
"PZT MEMS Based Energy Harvesting for Miniaturized Smart Systems"
USA 2015 Presentation - Silex Microsystems
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Silex Microsystems
PZT MEMS Based Energy Harvesting for Miniaturized Smart Systems
Nuvation Engineering
Nuvation Engineering
Mr Michael Worry
CEO
United States
Key Note:
"Sensor-Based IoT Architecture"
USA 2015 Presentation - Nuvation Engineering
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Nuvation Engineering
Sensor-Based IoT Architecture
Texas Instruments
Texas Instruments
Mr Dave Smith
Product Marketing Engineer
United States
"Creating Viable Energy Harvesting Sensor Nodes With Off The Shelf Technology"
USA 2015 Presentation - Texas Instruments
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Texas Instruments
Creating Viable Energy Harvesting Sensor Nodes With Off The Shelf Technology
IDTechEx
IDTechEx
Dr Harry Zervos
Principal Analyst & Business Development Manager
United States
"Energy Harvesting for Wearables to Wireless Sensing and Everything in Between"
USA 2015 Presentation - IDTechEx
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - IDTechEx
Energy Harvesting for Wearables to Wireless Sensing and Everything in Between

Wireless Power for Consumer Devices

WiTricity Corporation
WiTricity Corporation
Mr Colin McCarthy
Sales Engineer, AIMM
United States
"Wireless Power: Enabling the Next-Generation of Wearable Devices"
USA 2015 Presentation - WiTricity Corporation
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - WiTricity Corporation
Wireless Power: Enabling the Next-Generation of Wearable Devices
Leggett & Platt
Leggett & Platt
Mr LeRoy Johnson
Senior Director, Emerging Technologies
United States
"Developments in Wireless Powering Devices and Displays"
USA 2015 Presentation - Leggett & Platt
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Leggett & Platt
Developments in Wireless Powering Devices and Displays

Wearable Technology Opening Keynotes

IDTechEx
IDTechEx
Mr James Hayward
Technology Analyst
United Kingdom
"Wearable Technology: Markets, Trends and Opportunities 2015-2025"
USA 2015 Presentation - IDTechEx
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - IDTechEx
Wearable Technology: Markets, Trends and Opportunities 2015-2025
DARPA
DARPA
Pae Wu
Scientific Consultant
United States
Key Note:
"Wearable Technology in the Military"
Wearable Technology in the Military
Plantronics
Plantronics
Mr Cary Bran
VP, Innovation and New Ventures
United States
Key Note:
"The Rise of Wearables: Innovations and Impacts"
The Rise of Wearables: Innovations and Impacts

IoT Applications in Big Business

Panasonic
Panasonic
Mr Hakan Kostepen
Executive Dir of Product Planning Strategy & Innov
United States
"Internet of Things & Connected Car"
Internet of Things & Connected Car
Philips
Philips
Mr Evert Schaeffer
Head of Product Management Hue System
Netherlands
"Lighting has changed ..."
USA 2015 Presentation - Philips
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Philips
Lighting has changed ...
TZ Limited
TZ Limited
Mr Chris Kelliher
VP IXP Americas
United States
"Securing Assets with Intelligent Devices"
USA 2015 Presentation - TZ Limited
Securing Assets with Intelligent Devices

Sensors and Internet of Things Opening Keynotes

IDTechEx
IDTechEx
Dr Guillaume Chansin
Senior Technology Analyst
United Kingdom
"Challenges and Opportunities for the Sensor Industry"
USA 2015 Presentation - IDTechEx
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - IDTechEx
Challenges and Opportunities for the Sensor Industry
Intel Corporation
Intel Corporation
Dr Achin Bhowmik
VP & GM of Perceptual Computing
United States
"Making Machines "See", "Understand", and "Interact" like Humans"
Making Machines "See", "Understand", and "Interact" like Humans
Volvo Car
Volvo Car
Mr Amer Aijaz
Director, Strategy & Concepts
Sweden
"New Customer & Business Opportunities Leveraging Connected Cars"
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Volvo Cars
New Customer & Business Opportunities Leveraging Connected Cars
TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity
Mr Mark Maas
Business Development Manager
Netherlands
"Smart Connectivity as the Enabler of IoT"
USA 2015 Presentation - TE Connectivity
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - TE Connectivity
Smart Connectivity as the Enabler of IoT
Honeywell Analytics
Honeywell Analytics
Mr Prabhu Soundarrajan
Global Director - Business Development & Strategy
United States
"Sensors: A Vision from Honeywell"
USA 2015 Presentation - Honeywell Analytics
Sensors: A Vision from Honeywell

Structural Electronics, Connected/IoT Car, Harvesting Motors, Self Powered Sensors

IDTechEx
IDTechEx
Mr Franco Gonzalez
Senior Technology Analyst
United Kingdom
"Future Motors and Rotating Machines"
USA 2015 Presentation - IDTechEx
Future Motors and Rotating Machines
Panasonic
Panasonic
Mr Hakan Kostepen
Executive Dir of Product Planning Strategy & Innov
United States
"Internet of Things & Connected Car"
Internet of Things & Connected Car
National Institute of Aerospace
National Institute of Aerospace
Dr Tian-Bing Xu
Associate Research Fellow
United States
"Ultra-High Power Density Piezoelectric Energy Harvesters"
Ultra-High Power Density Piezoelectric Energy Harvesters
Quest Integrated
Quest Integrated
Dr Giovanni Nino
Director, Systems Development
United States
"Printed Functional Systems on Aircraft Structures"
USA 2015 Presentation - Quest Integrated (Qi2)
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Quest Integrated (Qi2)
Printed Functional Systems on Aircraft Structures
Thales Group
Thales Group
Dr Paolo Bondavalli
Head Of Nanomaterials Group
France
"Graphene Based Supercapacitors : Results and Improvements"
USA 2015 Presentation - THALES Research and Technology
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - THALES Research and Technology
Graphene Based Supercapacitors : Results and Improvements

Wearable Sensors

Invensense Inc
Invensense Inc
Mr Sam Massih
Director Wearable Sensors
United States
"Next Generation Wearable Use Cases and their Sensor Platform System Solutions"
Next Generation Wearable Use Cases and their Sensor Platform System Solutions
BeBop Sensors
BeBop Sensors
Mr Keith McMillen
CEO
United States
"Smart Fabric, The New Silicon"
USA 2015 Presentation - BeBop Sensors
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - BeBop Sensors
Smart Fabric, The New Silicon
Valencell Inc
Valencell Inc
Dr Steven LeBoeuf
President and Co-Founder
United States
"Connecting the Dots Between Mobile Fitness and Mobile Health"
USA 2015 Presentation - Valencell Inc
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Valencell Inc
Connecting the Dots Between Mobile Fitness and Mobile Health
Biolinq Inc
Biolinq Inc
Dr Joshua Windmiller
CTO & Founder
United States
"Epidermal and Transdermal Biosensors: Understanding the Chemical Self with Printed Platforms"
Epidermal and Transdermal Biosensors: Understanding the Chemical Self with Printed Platforms
CSEM Centre Suisse d'Electronique et de Microtechnique SA
CSEM Centre Suisse d'Electronique et de Microtechnique SA
Mr Jens Arnulf Krauss
VP Systems
Switzerland
"Cooperative Sensors: A Disruptive Approach for Wearable Medical Devices"
USA 2015 Presentation - CSEM
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - CSEM
Cooperative Sensors: A Disruptive Approach for Wearable Medical Devices

Progress to Energy Independent Vehicles

Faradair Aerospace Limited
Faradair Aerospace Limited
Mr John Lane
Non Executive Officer
United Kingdom
"Hybrid Aviation - The Innovative Perspective"
Hybrid Aviation - The Innovative Perspective
Alta Devices
Alta Devices
Mr Gregory Koskowich
Sr Director, Product
United States
"Ultra-lightweight, Thin and Flexible, High Efficiency Solar for Anything that Moves"
USA 2015 Presentation - Alta Devices Inc
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Alta Devices Inc
Ultra-lightweight, Thin and Flexible, High Efficiency Solar for Anything that Moves
Envision Solar
Envision Solar
Mr Desmond Wheatley
President and CEO
United States
"Driving on Sunshine"
USA 2015 Presentation - Envision Solar
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Envision Solar
Driving on Sunshine
Witt Limited
Witt Limited
Mr Nicholas Gill
Corporate Advisor
United Kingdom
"The Scalable Witt Motion Energy Harvester Providing Electricity for Autonomous Vessels and Other Vehicles"
USA 2015 Presentation - Witt Ltd
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Witt Ltd
The Scalable Witt Motion Energy Harvester Providing Electricity for Autonomous Vessels and Other Vehicles

Closing Keynotes for Wearable Technology, Sensors, IoT and Energy Harvesting

Arm Holdings Plc
Arm Holdings Plc
Dominic Pajak
Marketing Director
United States
"Accelerating IoT"
Accelerating IoT
Jabil
Jabil
Mr Tom Waters
Senior Manager, Market Intelligence
United States
"How the Internet of Things Will Cure Alzheimer's"
USA 2015 Presentation - Jabil
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Jabil
How the Internet of Things Will Cure Alzheimer's
Loopd
Loopd
Mr Guilherme de Paula
Director of Hardware & Embedded Software
United States
"Loopd - A Wearable Smart Conference Badge & Enterprise Solution"
USA 2015 Presentation - Loopd
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Loopd
Loopd - A Wearable Smart Conference Badge & Enterprise Solution