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Conference Agenda

Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013

Track 1

Track 2

Track 3

 Keynote    
09:00IDTechEx
Energy Harvesting and Wireless Sensors: Solutions for Building Automation and Civil Infrastructure
Dr Harry Zervos, Senior Technology Analyst
IDTechEx
United Kingdom
    
09:15GE Energy Germany GmbH
Wireless Sensor Deployments in Industrial Applications
Dr Thomas Kafka, Field Application Engineer
GE Energy Germany GmbH
Germany
    
09:40Shell Global Solutions
Oil and Gas Asset Integrity Monitoring
Mr Brian de Vuijst, Frontier Automation Engineer
Shell Global Solutions
Netherlands
    
10:05ABB
WiTemp Wireless Temperature Transmitter for Process Industry Applications Powered by Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting - Field Trial Results
Dr Kai Koenig, Scientist
ABB
Germany
    
10:30AWARDS    
10:55Break Civil Infrastructure and Building Automation  
11:30Freescale Semiconductor
The Role of Sensor Fusion in the Internet of Things (IoT)
Mr Kaivan Karimi, Sr Product Marketing Manager
Freescale Semiconductor
United States
11:30Kieback&Peter
En:keys - A Total New Approach in Residential Energy Efficiency
Mr Hans Symanczik, Sales & Marketing Manager
Kieback&Peter
Germany
  
11:55Sentec Ltd
Finding Energy Harvesting Applications and Getting Them to Market
Mr Edward Taylor, Technology Developer
Sentec Ltd
United Kingdom
11:55HORATIO GmbH
Energy Harvesting and Access Control
Mr Martin Immke, CEO
HORATIO GmbH
Germany
  
12:20CSEM
Energy-autonomous Wireless Sensor Networks for Critical Applications
Dr Philippe Dallemagne, Deputy Section Head
CSEM
Switzerland
12:20Nanyang Technological University
Energy Harvesting Research for Sustainable Smart Wireless Systems in Built Environments
Dr Yen Kheng Tan, Research Scientist
Nanyang Technological University
Singapore
  
12:45Linear Technology/Dust Networks
Ultra Low Power, Highly Reliable Wireless Sensor Networks
Ms Joy Weiss, President
Linear Technology/Dust Networks
United States
12:45Connode
Using Radio in Large-scale Smart Metering Today and Tomorrow- the Practical Experience from Scandinavia and the Ongoing Transition into Full IP-v6 Internet of Things
Michael Westberg, Head of Sales and Marketing
Connode
Sweden
  
13:10Lunch13:10Lunch  
 WSN, RTLS and the Internet of Things   Stretchable and Textile Electronics
14:40Libelium
Why the Internet of Things is the Next Tech Revolution
Javier Martinez, Sales & Business Development Manager
Libelium
Spain
14:40EnOcean GmbH
Long Range Energy Harvesting Radio Sensors for Outdoor Applications
Mr Frank Schmidt, CTO and Founder
EnOcean GmbH
Germany
14:40Ohmatex ApS
Harvesting and Storing Solar Energy in Fibre Form
Mr Christian Dalsgaard, Founder
Ohmatex ApS
Denmark
15:05Fraunhofer IPMS
A Smart UHF RFID Sensor System for High-Temperature Measurements in Switchgears
Dr Ralf Hildebrandt, Researcher
Fraunhofer IPMS
Germany
15:05OptiXtal
Introducing the GreenPatch®: A Flexible Integrated Device to Sense, Advice and Actuate Lighting and HVAC Controls to Reduce Building Energy Use
Dr Sagar Venkateswaran, President
OptiXtal
United States
15:05Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Soft Fabric Strain and Pressure, Sensors and Applications
Prof Xiaoming Tao, Chair Professor of Textile Technology
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
China
 Solar Harvesting Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting  
15:30SolarPrint and Analog Devices Inc.
Light Energy Harvesting - a Systems Approach. Power Management, Operating Performance and Design of High Performance Light Energy Harvesting Applications
Mr Roy Horgan, Business Development Director
SolarPrint and Analog Devices Inc.
Ireland
15:30Laird Technologies
Thermal Energy Harvesting for Embedded Wireless Solutions
Mr Bob Collins, VP of Business Development
Laird Technologies
United States
15:30University of Southampton
Screen Printing for Energy Harvesting: from Aeronautic to Textile Applications
Dr Steve Beeby, Reader
University of Southampton
United Kingdom
 Ultra Low Power Electronics    
15:55Microsemi
Medical Wireless Sensors and Energy Harvesting from Human Body
Mr Reghu Rajan, Technical Marketing Manager
Microsemi
United States
15:55Marlow Industries
Thermal Energy Harvesting in Volume
Mr Stefan Ikelman, Market Manager
Marlow Industries
United States
15:55Auckland Bioengineering Institute
A Walk Towards Wearable Energy Harvesters
Dr Thomas McKay, Research Fellow
Auckland Bioengineering Institute
New Zealand
16:20Break16:20Break  
   Industrial Automation Wireless Charging Systems
16:55Canova Tech
Build Your Own Integrated Circuit: A Viable Approach in Energy Harvesting Applications for Performances Optimization and Protection of Intellectual Properties
Dr Alessandro Ingrassia, General Manager
Canova Tech
Italy
16:55GENESI
Green Sensor Networks for Structural Health Monitoring
Dr Nirvana Meratnia,
GENESI
The Netherlands
16:55Nissha Europe GmbH
Applying Printing Technologies to Wireless Charging Systems
Mr Yoshihiro Nii, Delegator
Nissha Europe GmbH
United Kingdom
 Applications of EH/WSN   The Internet of Things
17:20IDOM
Towards Smart Viticulture: a Decision Support System for Optimizing Pesticide use in Vineyards Based on WSN
Eduardo Diaz Marcelo,
IDOM
Spain
17:20WiBRATE
Wireless, Self-Powered Vibration Monitoring and Control for Complex Industrial Systems
Prof. Dr. Paul J.M. Havinga, University of Twente
WiBRATE
The Netherlands
17:20Thin Film Electronics ASA
Printed Sensor Tags and Smart Objects
Dr Davor Sutija, CEO
Thin Film Electronics ASA
Norway
17:45TRW Conekt
Hype versus Reality: What Makes an Energy Harvesting Device Genuinely Useful in the Real World?
Mr Roger J Hazelden, Technology Leader Sensors & Optoelectronics
TRW Conekt
United Kingdom
17:45University of Applied Sciences Aschaffenburg
Practical Studies of Harvesting Technologies and Data Transmission in Industrial Environments
Ralf Zentgraf, Project Engineer
University of Applied Sciences Aschaffenburg
Germany
17:45CREATE-NET
From Reality to 'Virtuality': Printed Storage Devices for the Internet of Things
Dr Andrey Somov, Researcher
CREATE-NET
Italy
   Energy Harvesting Special Interest Group  
18:10Vectron International
Passive (battery-less) Wireless Surface Acoustic Wave Thermometer
Dr Sabah Sabah, Product Marketing Manager
Vectron International
United States
18:10Chairman, TSB EH Special Interest Group Advisory Committee
TSB Support for EH in the UK
Mr Roy Freeland, President
Chairman, TSB EH Special Interest Group Advisory Committee
United Kingdom
18:10Day 1 ends
18:35Day 1 ends18:25Day 1 ends  

Thursday, 18 Apr 2013

Track 1

Track 2

Supercapacitors

 Energy Harvesting and NFC Photovoltaics New Applications
09:00STMicroelectronics
Low Cost NFC/RFID Link with Energy Harvesting in Factory Automation, Building and Health Applications
Mr Yvon Gourdou, Application and Marketing Manager
STMicroelectronics
Germany
09:00IDTechEx
Printed Electronics in Photovoltaic Technologies: Market Forecasts 2013-2023
Dr Harry Zervos, Senior Technology Analyst
IDTechEx
United Kingdom
09:00IDTechEx
Supercapacitors Replace Batteries
Mr Franco Gonzalez, Technology Analyst
IDTechEx
United Kingdom
 Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting    
09:25Algra AG
Dynapic® Wireless - The Button for a Lifetime
Mr Sven Mumenthaler, Head of R&D
Algra AG
Switzerland
09:25TOTAL S.A. - Gas & Power
Chances of Success for Organic PV in the Dominancy of Crystalline Silicon
Dr Marc Vermeersch, Head of Dept. Solar & New Energies
TOTAL S.A. - Gas & Power
France
09:25LAAS-CNRS
Supercapacitors for Battery-free Wireless Sensor Networks Deployed in Airliners
Prof Jean-Marie Dilhac,
LAAS-CNRS
France
09:50EnerBee
Ultra-slow Movement Piezo-magnetic Harvesting
Prof Jerome Delamare, Professor - Grenoble-INP
EnerBee
France
09:50Sharp Laboratories of Europe Ltd.
Domestic Solar Energy Generation and Storage
Dr Emma Kendrick, Research Supervisor
Sharp Laboratories of Europe Ltd.
United Kingdom
09:50Skeleton Technologies OU
Ultracapacitors and Customer Requirements: Shift in Farad-driven Paradigm
Mr Taavi Madiberk,
Skeleton Technologies OU
Estonia
     Improving Performance
10:15Italian Institute of Technology @ POLITO
Micro and Nano-structured Piezoelectric Materials for Energy Harvesting Applications
Dr Giancarlo Canavese, Researcher
Italian Institute of Technology @ POLITO
Italy
10:15Armor Sustainable Energies (ASE)
OPV, an Industrial Reality
Mr Francois Barreau, Marketing Manager/Business Development
Armor Sustainable Energies (ASE)
France
10:15Shanghai Shi Long High-Tech Co Ltd
The Development and Application of Supercapacitor Separator
Mr Jirong Dong, Deputy General Manager
Shanghai Shi Long High-Tech Co Ltd
China
10:40Break10:40Break10:40Break
11:15Fraunhofer IIS
Voltage Converter Circuits for Energy Harvesting Transducers
Dr Peter Spies, Head of Integrated Energy Supplies
Fraunhofer IIS
Germany
11:15Solvay Interox
Solution Processed Organic Photovoltaics
Dr Marie-Beatrice Madec, OPV Scientist
Solvay Interox
United Kingdom
11:15Elbit Systems Land & C4I
Towards Closing the Gap Between Aqueous and Organic Technology - Elbit Systems High-power, Low-cost Aqueous Electrochemical Supercapacitors
Dr Ervin Tal-Gutelmacher, Senior Scientist
Elbit Systems Land & C4I
Israel
 Vibration Energy Harvesting    
11:40Adaptamat Oy
Vibration Energy Harvesting with a Magnetic Shape Memory (MSM) Alloy Harvester
Antti Niskanen, Application Development Engineer
Adaptamat Oy
Finland
11:40Fluxim AG
Advanced Opto-electrical Characterization of Solar Cells
Dr Beat Ruhstaller, CEO
Fluxim AG
Switzerland
11:40Cellergy
Pulse Supercapacitors Take Market Share from Tantalums
Mr Eli Alon, CTO
Cellergy
Israel
12:05Boston University
Exploiting Nonlinear Mechanisms for Harvesting Vibration Energy
Thomas Howe, Researcher
Boston University
United States
12:05DisaSolar
Organic Photovoltaics
Laurence Dassas, Technical Director
DisaSolar
France
12:05Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research
Hierarchical Graphene-Based Materials for High-Performance Supercapacitors
Dr Xinliang Feng, Project Leader, Graphite Group
Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research
Germany
 Mechanical Actuated Energy Harvesting    
12:30ZF Friedrichshafen AG
New Ways of RF Data Transmission by High-efficiency Power Generators
Arno Erzberger, Product Manager Industrial Solutions
ZF Friedrichshafen AG
Germany
12:30Solar Press
Commercialising Flexible Organic Photovoltaics for Effective Energy Harvesting
Dr Jonathan Halls, CTO
Solar Press
United Kingdom
12:30Yunasko
Yunasko Supercapacitors - the Best Choice to Get Both High Power and Energy Density
Dr Natalia Stryzhakova, Deputy R&D Director of Yunasko Ukraine
Yunasko
Ukraine
12:55Lunch12:55Lunch12:55Lunch
     New Formats
14:05Wroclaw University of Technology
Electric Power and Digital Data Interface Through Ultrasonic Vibrations using Magnetostrictive Actuators and Harvesters
Dr Daniel Lewandowski, Researcher
Wroclaw University of Technology
Poland
14:05Sonnenrepublik Gmbh
Novel Solar Based Modular Device Platform for Energy Harvesting Applications
Dr Oliver Lang, Director
Sonnenrepublik Gmbh
Germany
14:05VTT
Supercapacitors with Aqueous Electrolyte Made by Printing on Paperboard
Mr Jari Keskinen, Senior Research Scientist
VTT
Finland
 Wireless Power Transfer    
14:30WiTricity Corporation
Advances in Wireless Power Transfer Over Distance
Mr David Schatz, Director of Business Development
WiTricity Corporation
United States
14:30SENTECH Instruments
ALD Process Technology and Optical Metrology for Flexible Electronics
Dr Hassan Gargouri
SENTECH Instruments
Germany
14:30Imperial College London
Structural Supercapacitors
Dr Natasha Shirshova, Research Fellow
Imperial College London
United Kingdom
     Safety
14:55Imperial College London
Powering Sensors Using Ambient or Directed Electromagnetic Fields
Dr Paul D Mitcheson, Lecturer
Imperial College London
United Kingdom
14:55TU Ilmenau
Maturing Polymer Solar Cells
Dr Harald Hoppe, OPV Research Group
TU Ilmenau
Germany
14:55HEL Ltd
Thermal Management Data for Supercapacitors and Batteries, to Avoid Thermal Runaway
Mr Jasbir Singh, Founder and Managing Director
HEL Ltd
United Kingdom
 Batteries - New Breakthroughs    
15:20CEA-LETI
Battery Monitoring System Using Switching Battery Cells
Dr Ghislain Despesse, Researcher
CEA-LETI
France
15:20ProNet Energy
Latest Achievements in R2R Process Technology for Slot Die OPV Production
Mr Dieter Teckhaus, Managing Director
ProNet Energy
Germany
15:20Hutchinson GmbH
Safer Supercapacitors for Automotive Applications
Michael Mussler, Team Leader Product Management High Pressure
Hutchinson GmbH
Germany
     Manufacturing
15:45Saft Batteries
Energy Sources and Storage for Sensor Applications
Mr Wayne Pitt, New Business Development Manager
Saft Batteries
France
15:45Fraunhofer COMEDD
Small Molecule PV
Dr Christian May, Business Manager Organic Materials and Systems
Fraunhofer COMEDD
Germany
15:45Leybold Optics
Major Process Steps to Improve the Performance of Metalized Capacitor Films
Dr Anye Chifen,
Leybold Optics
Germany
16:10Break16:10Track 2 ends16:10Break
 Closing Keynotes   Closing Keynotes
16:40OSRAM
Energy-efficient Lighting Solutions Including Intelligent Lighting Control
Oliver Prietze, Senior Director
OSRAM
Germany
  16:40CAP-XX Ltd
Supercapacitors in Micro-Hybrid Vehicles Improve Performance and Reduce Battery Size and Cost
Mr Anthony Kongats, CEO
CAP-XX Ltd
Australia
17:05University of Freiburg - IMTEK
Micro Energy Harvesting in Traffic Infrastructure, and as a Chance in Automobile Applications
Dr Michael Kroener, Group Manager
University of Freiburg - IMTEK
Germany
  17:05Supercapacitor track ends
17:30IDTechEx
Closing Comments
Mr Raghu Das, CEO
IDTechEx
United Kingdom
    
17:55Day 2 ends