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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"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - IDTechEx
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - IDTechEx
    Welcome and Introduction
    Qualcomm, Inc.
    Qualcomm, Inc.
    Mr Stein Lundby
    R&D Manager
    United States
    "Creating Value-Added Products Using Surface Electronics"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - Qualcomm
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - Qualcomm
    Creating Value-Added Products Using Surface Electronics
    Ericsson
    Ericsson
    Mr Jan Hederen
    DU Radio, Strategy Manager
    Sweden
    "The Power of Touch - Exploring the Real World Web"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - Ericsson AB
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - Ericsson AB
    The Power of Touch - Exploring the Real World Web
    Flex
    Flex
    Mr Keith Churches
    Head of Innovation
    United Kingdom
    "Wearable Technologies: The Design & Manufacturing Challenges"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - Flextronics
    Wearable Technologies: The Design & Manufacturing Challenges
    Stora Enso
    Stora Enso
    Dr Juha Maijala
    Manager, Intelligent Solutions
    Finland
    "Internet of Packages"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - Stora Enso Oyj/ Renewable Packaging
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - Stora Enso Oyj/ Renewable Packaging
    Internet of Packages

    Energy Harvesting and Internet of Things

    IDTechEx
    IDTechEx
    Dr Peter Harrop
    Chairman
    United Kingdom
    "Energy Harvesting and Internet of Things - Some Highlights 2015-2025 "
    Europe 2015 Presentation - IDTechEx
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - IDTechEx
    Energy Harvesting and Internet of Things - Some Highlights 2015-2025
    AgustaWestland
    AgustaWestland
    Mr Tiziano Frattini
    Avionic System Engineer
    Italy
    "Vibration Energy Harvesting and Wireless Sensors: Enabling Technologies for On-Rotor HUM"
    Vibration Energy Harvesting and Wireless Sensors: Enabling Technologies for On-Rotor HUM
    ABB
    ABB
    Dr Kai Koenig
    Senior Scientist
    Germany
    Joint Presentation:
    "Energy Autonomous Wireless Instruments in the Process Industry"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - ABB
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - ABB
    Energy Autonomous Wireless Instruments in the Process Industry
    Dr Ulf Ahrend
    Principal Scientist-Sensor Solutions
    Germany

    Energy Harvesting Case Studies

    Royal Dutch Shell
    Royal Dutch Shell
    Malena Cutuli
    Head of Brand and Communications
    Switzerland
    Joint Presentation:
    "Re imagining our Energy Future by Creating a Lasting Community Impact"
    Re imagining our Energy Future by Creating a Lasting Community Impact
    Pavegen Systems ltd
    Pavegen Systems ltd
    Mr Laurence Kemball-Cook
    Founder & 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"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - TRW Conekt
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - TRW Conekt
    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"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - The Technology Partnership plc
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - The Technology Partnership plc
    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?"
    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"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - TE Connectivity
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - TE Connectivity
    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"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - Atmel Corporation
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - Atmel Corporation
    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"
    Energy Harvesting Thermostats and Actuators- from Design to using them in Projects
    KELK Ltd
    KELK Ltd
    Dr Hirokuni Hachiuma
    General Manager
    Japan
    "Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting; Modules and Systems for Various Applications"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - KELK
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - KELK
    Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting; Modules and Systems for Various Applications
    Cambridge Nanotherm Ltd
    Cambridge Nanotherm Ltd
    Dr Pavel Shashkov
    CEO
    United Kingdom
    "Flexible Aluminum-Nanoceramic Material for TEG Packaging"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - Cambridge Nanotherm Ltd
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - Cambridge Nanotherm Ltd
    Flexible Aluminum-Nanoceramic Material for TEG Packaging
    STREP
    STREP
    Dr Mazhar Bari
    CEO
    Ireland
    Joint Presentation:
    "Large Area Transparent Thin Film Thermoelectric Devices for Smart Window and Flexible Applications'"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - STREP
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - STREP
    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"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - GE Aviation Systems - Newmarket
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - GE Aviation Systems - Newmarket
    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"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - Fraunhofer IZM
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - Fraunhofer IZM
    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"
    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"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - RMT Ltd
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - RMT Ltd
    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"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - ULVAC Inc
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - ULVAC Inc
    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"
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - Pavegen Systems ltd
    Man vs Machine: Scaling Footfall Harvesting for Smart Cities of the Future

    Wireless Power

    WiTricity Corporation
    WiTricity Corporation
    Mr Peter Wambsganss
    Director of Business Development - Europe Region
    Joint Presentation:
    "Wireless Power over Distance: From milliwatts to Kilowatts"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - WiTricity Corporation
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - WiTricity Corporation
    Wireless Power over Distance:  From milliwatts to Kilowatts
    Mr David Schatz
    Vice President of Sales & Business Development
    United States

    Power Management Developments for Energy Harvesting

    VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
    VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
    Prof Jukka Hast
    Research Professor
    Finland
    "Connected Sensing for Productivity Leap with IoT"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
    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"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - ZHAW
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - ZHAW
    LEDs as Cost Effective Energy Harvesters for IoT Sensor Nodes

    System Platforms

    Sony Corporation
    Sony Corporation
    Dr Renaud Di Francesco
    Director, Europe Technology Standards Office
    United Kingdom
    "Economics of Data in IoT: How to Sell/Buy Data?"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - Sony
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - Sony
    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"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - Deutsche Telekom AG
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - Deutsche Telekom AG
    Challenges from the Identities of Things
    Fraunhofer IIS
    Fraunhofer IIS
    Dr Peter Spies
    Senior Research Manager
    Germany
    "Energy Harvesting Systems with Optimized Power Management Circuits"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - Fraunhofer IIS
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - Fraunhofer IIS
    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"
    Low Cost Printed Electrochromic Film
    ARUP
    ARUP
    Mr Martin Pauli
    Architect Materials Consulting
    Germany
    "Adaptive Facades - Now, New and Next"
    Adaptive Facades - Now, New and Next

    Light Harvesting for Internet of Things & Wearable Technology

    Alta Devices Inc
    Alta Devices Inc
    Mr Robert Parenti
    Technical Marketing Engineer
    United States
    "Solar: Pulling the Plug on Next-Gen Wearables"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - Alta Devices
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - Alta Devices
    Solar: Pulling the Plug on Next-Gen Wearables
    Fundacion ITMA
    Fundacion ITMA
    Dr Armando Menendez
    Project Manager/Product Development
    Spain
    "Integrating PV into a Textile Architecture to Power Facade Lighting"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - Fundacion ITMA
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - Fundacion ITMA
    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"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - Sharp Laboratories of Europe Ltd
    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"
    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"
    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"
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - Heliatek GmbH
    Efficient Organic Multijunction Solar Films Prepared by Vacuum Roll-to-Roll Production
    Exeger
    Exeger
    Mr Alexandre Askmo
    Business Developer
    "EXEGER - Powering Things: How a PV Company will Change Consumer Electronics"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - Exeger
    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"
    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"
    Europe 2015 Presentation - Nesscap Energy GmbH
    Europe 2015 Audio Presentation - Nesscap Energy GmbH
    New Generation of Ultracapacitors for Automotive
    Poznan University of Technology, WMRiT
    Poznan University of Technology, WMRiT
    Ms Elzbieta Frackowiak
    "Supercapacitors in Aqueous Electrolyte Reaching the Performance of Organic Electrolyte-Based Systems"
    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"
    Disposable Sensoring of Sports Equipment with the Help of BLE

    Low Power Displays

    Sharp Devices Europe GMBH
    Sharp Devices Europe GMBH
    Mr Jeremy Lock
    Senior Project Manager
    United Kingdom
    "Ultra Low Power Outdoor Displays - Enabling New Consumer and Industrial Applications"
    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"
    Novel Applications for New Electrophoretic Displays