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 KEYNOTES

Ömer Sahin Ganiyusufoglu, Personal Consultant to the Chairman, Shenyang Machine Tool Co

Martin Kern, EIT Interim Director

John Hutson, Diesel Operations Director, Delphi

S1: TECHNOLOGY, RESEARCH & INNOVATION IN MANUFACTURING

S1.1: RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN EUROPE FOR COMPETITIVE MANUFACTURING

Didier Vanden Abeele, Manager of European Business, CEA List

Kristian Martinsen, Research Director, SINTEF Raufoss Manufacturing AS

Martin Schaefer, Corporate technology & chairman additive manufacturing subplatform of manufuture, Siemens AG

S1.2: GLOBAL R&D COOPERATION

Francesco Jovane, Emeritus Professor, Politecnico di Milano

Olivier Vassart, R&D Structural Long Products, Arcelor Mittal

Klaus Löffler, CEO, Laser Technologies Trumpf

Jens-Gunter Neugebauer, Director European Policy and Business Development, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

Romain Hansen, Director Global Tire Technology, Goodyear

S1.3 SUCCESSFUL DEMONSTRATORS & UPTAKE

Johann Hoffelner, Chief Scientific Officer, Linz center of Mechatronics

Eberhard Bessey, European Technology Platform Manufuture

Chris Decubber, Technical Director, EFFRA

Heidi Moens, DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEsDG Grow, European Commission

S1.4: KNOWLEDGE AND INNOVATION COMMUNITIES (KIC), BRINGING TOGETHER LEADING PLAYERS 

Reijo Tuokko, Professor, Tampere University of Technology

Guy Vekemans, KIC Innoenergy

Stephane Amarger, Director of Paris Node, KIC EIT Digital

Karl Vrancken, KIC Raw Materials

George Chryssolouris, Manufuture views on the forthcoming KIC on Added Value Manufacturing, University of Patras

S2: BUSINESS, COMPETITIVENESS

S2.1: RESTORING MANUFACTURING COMPETITIVENESS IN EUROPE

Laurent Probst, Partner Economic Development & Innovation Leader, PWC

Heinrich Flegel, Chairman of ManuFuture High Level Group

S2.2: FACTORIES OF THE FUTURE – TOWARDS COMPETITIVE MANUFACTURING IN EUROPE

Zeljko Pazin, Executive Director, EFFRA

Giuseppe Lucisano, Effective

Odd Myklebust, Focus

Arun Junai, FoFAM

Patricia Wolny, Co Factor

Christoph Hanisch, Research Cooperations, Festo AG & Co. KG

S2.3 SMART MANUFACTURING SETTING THE PACE OF INNOVATION IN THE FIELD OF ICT

Jose Lorenzo Valles, DG Research and Innovation, Head of Unit, European Commission

Max Lemke, DG Connect, Head of Unit, European Commission

Kai Peters, Research & Innovation Manager European Office, VDMA

Albrecht Ricken, Head of Industry 4.0, Research in Strategic Innovation Enablement, SAP

S2.4: EUROPE A PROFITABLE AREA TO SET UP NEW MANUFACTURING SITES?

Omer Sahin Ganiyusufoglu, Personal Consultant to the chairman of the Shenyang Machine Tool

Vytautas Kieras, Development Director, Soli Tek

Yves-Simon Gloy, Head of Division, Textile Machine, Institut für Textile Machine, Institut für Textiltechnik der RWTH Aachen University

 Heiner Heils, CEO, Maxim Group

S3 : POLICIES, STANDARD & SUSTAINABILITY 

S3.1: SPECIFIC INSTRUMENTS AND POLICIES FOR SME’S

Pierre Roubaud, Head of Sector, ESASME Agency

Jeffrey Dentzer, Head of Large Corporates, Public & Project Finance, BIL

Erik Lund , Managing Director, STRECON A/S

S3.2: EU INDUSTRY REGULATIONS – THREAT OR OPPORTUNITY

Gilles Poncin, Partner, KPMG / René Winkin, Secretary General, FEDIL / Philippe Portalier, Standardisation & Technical Policy Manager, Orgalime / Axel Eggert, Director General Eurofer/ Filip Geerts, Director General CECIMO / Anne-Francoise Cutting-Decelle, Professor, Ecole Centrale de Lille

S3.3: SUSTAINABILITY OF RESOURCES IN MANUFACTURING

Klaus Sommer, President, SPIRE

Tullio Tolio, Director, Institute of Industrial Technologies and Automation

Aurela Shtiza, Senior Advisor Sustainability & Innovation, IMA

Christophe D’Amico, CEO, Tarkett Clervaux

S3.4: EDUCATION AND TRAINING: A VIEW TO THE FUTURE

Egbert Jan Sol, Professor, Radboud University Nijmegen

Dimitris Mourtzis, Professor, Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems and Automation

Johan Stahre, Head of Production Systems Division, Chalmers University of Technology

S4: FINANCE & INVESTMENT

S4.1: REQUIRED STRUCTURAL CHANGES IN EUROPEAN INDUSTRY

Guus Boekhoudt, European Vice President, Guardian

Maurizio Gattiglio, Chairman, EFFRA

Thomas Bauernhansl, Head of Institute, Fraunhofer IPA

S4.2: EUROPEAN MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY, A LONG TERM INVESTMENT PERSPECTIVE

Tomas Hedenborg, Group CEO, Fastems Group

S4.3: REGIONAL MANUFACTURING/ GLOBAL VALUE STREAM

Arun Junai, EU Manager, TNO Industrial Innovation

Thorsten Widmer, VP Manufacturing Coordination & Investment Planning, BOSCH

John Blankendaal, Managing Director, Brainportindustries

Rikardo Bueno, Director for the Programmes Area, Tecnalia

Robert Young, Professor, UK Loughborough University

S4.4 SMART FUNDING- SYNERGIES BETWEEN EU, NATIONAL AND REGIONAL FUNDING

Pascal Fabing, Head of National Funding, Luxinnovation

Jose Carlos Caldeira, President, Agencia Nacional de Inovacao

Christina Ugarte, Project Manager, MANUNET

Marc Hufkens, Chairman, Flanders’ Bike Valley & BikeVille Incubator

Shiva Dustdar, Head of Innovation Finance Advisory at EIB  

Cecilia Warrol, Director of Manufacturing and advanced production, Teknikforetagen and Director

Marek Przeor, Team Leader in DG REGIO’s Competence Centre Smart and Sustainable Growth, European Commission