Programme

Programme is still subject to changes

Part 1: Strategy Development and Implementation

Day 1: Tuesday 5 December 2017

12:00

Lunch & Exhibition

We will start this exciting 3-day event with a delicious buffet lunch, which already provides the perfect networking environment.

13:15

Welcome to EFECS

A word of welcome to the premiere edition of the European Forum for Electronic Components and Systems.

13:25

Introduction to ECS-SRA

Introduction to the ECS-SRA

Laila Gide  

Chair of ECS-SRA editing Board, Director Advanced Studies Europe at Thales, President of ARTEMIS-IA

13:45

ECS-SRA session: Digital Industry

"Digital Industry" chapter of the ECS-SRA. The session will include chapter discussions, project idea presentations and consortium building opportunities.

13:45

ECS-SRA session: Architecture, Design and Integration 

"Systems and Components: Architecture, Design and Integration" chapter of the ECS-SRA. The session will include chapter discussions, project idea presentations and consortium building opportunities.

13:45

ECS-SRA session: Health

"Health and Well-Being" chapter of the ECS-SRA. The session will include chapter discussions, project idea presentations and consortium building opportunities.

15:15

Break

A 30-minute coffee break offers networking possibilities and a opportunity to visit the speaker corner in the EFECS exhibition area 

15:45

ECS-SRA session: Transport

"Transport and Smart Mobility" chapter of the ECS-SRA. The session will include chapter discussions, project idea presentations and consortium building opportunities.

15:45

ECS-SRA session: Connectivity

"Connectivity and Interoperability" chapter of the ECS-SRA. The session will include chapter discussions, project idea presentations and consortium building opportunities.

17:15

Call information

Call Information by funding Instruments

Yves Gigase 

Head of Programmes at ECSEL Joint Undertaking

Francisco Ibanez 

Deputy Head of Unit Competitive Electronics Industry at DG CONNECT of European Commission

Peter Connock 

PENTA Director at AENEAS, Board Chairman of memsstar Limited

18:00

Exhibition & Networking cocktail

Consortium building poster session at the EFECS exhibition, while enjoying refreshments. All the project idea posters at the exhibition can be visited. The project idea owner welcomes you at his poster in the exhibition.

Day 2: Wednesday 6 December 2017

09:00

ECS-SRA session:
Process and Manufacturing

"ECS Process, Equipment, Materials and Manufacturing" chapter of the ECS-SRA. The session will include chapter discussions, project idea presentations and consortium building opportunities.

09:00

ECS-SRA session:
Safety and Security

"Safety, Security and Reliability " chapter of the ECS-SRA. The session will include chapter discussions, project idea presentations and consortium building opportunities.

09:00

ECS-SRA session:
Computing

"Computing and Storage" chapter of the ECS-SRA. The session will include chapter discussions, project idea presentations and consortium building opportunities.

10:30

Break

A 30-minute coffee break offers networking possibilities and a opportunity to visit the speaker corner in the EFECS exhibition area 

11:00

ECS-SRA session: Digital Life

"Digital Life" chapter of the ECS-SRA. The session will include chapter discussions, project idea presentations and consortium building opportunities.

11:00

ECS-SRA session: Energy

"Energy" chapter of the ECS-SRA. The session will include chapter discussions, project idea presentations and consortium building opportunities.

12:30

Lunch & Exhibition

Fill up your plate at the lunch buffet, while roaming around the EFECS exhibition. The EFECS exhibition includes running R&I projects funded by ECSEL-JU, Horizon 2020, CATRENE and PENTA, project ideas and affiliated organisations. The exhibition showcases the latest developments, as well as what difficulties still lie ahead.

Part 2: Future Collaborative landscape in Europe

13:30

Welcome

Welcome to the 2nd part of the event, which is all about the future collaborative landscape in Europe.

13:40

Keynote speech

Keynote speech: Our Digital Future
Carmelo Papa (EPoSS)
President of EPoSS, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of STMicroelectronics Italy

14:10

Keynote speech

Keynote Speech: Future Mobility

Stefan Neugebauer 

Director Global Research Cooperation at BMW, Chairman of ERTRAC

14:40

Introduction to Lighthouse

Introduction to Lighthouse

Andrea Cuomo

Senior Executive Vice President & General Manager of STMicroelectronics

14:55

Lighthouse session: Mobility

Lighthouse session: Mobility

Moderator

Anton Chichkov, ECSEL Joint Undertaking

Panellists

Bert De Colvenaer
Executive Director at ECSEL Joint Undertaking

Reiner John

Director R&D projects at Infinion Technologies AG

Jean-Luc di Paola-Galloni
EGVIA Vice Chair. 

More names will follow.

15:40

Break

A 30-minute coffee break offers networking possibilities and a opportunity to visit the speaker corner in the EFECS exhibition area 

16:10

Exhibition

Following the coffee break at the exhibition area, time is reserved to network with the exhibitors and with other participants at the EFECS exhibition area.

16:50

Keynote speech

Keynote speech: Industry perspective on collaboration

Georg List 

Vice President of Corporate Strategy at AVL List GmbH

17:20

Keynote speech

Keynote speech: Impact of funding tools

Bert De Colvenaer 

Executive Director at ECSEL Joint Undertaking

Heikki Uusi-Honko

Chairperson of EUREKA High Level Group

Colette Maloney & Max Lemke 

Head of Unit Competitive Electronics Industry at DG CONNECT of European Commission

18:05

Break

A 10-minute break in the programme allows time to collect your belongings and walk together to the restaurant. 

18:15

Networking dinner

Networking dinner

Gather at 18.15 at the registration desk to collect your belongings at the cloakroom. We will walk together to the amazing BOZAR - which is within a short walking distance from the event venue.

An aperitif will be served at 18:30, followed by a dinner at 19:30. 

Participation in this dinner is free of charge, provided you checked the dinner option in your registration for EFECS.

Part 3: A look ahead

Day 3: Thursday 7 December 2017

09:00

Keynote speech

Keynote speech: Future Technologies
Marc Duranton (CEA)
International Expert and European Project Coordinator at CEA LIST

09:30

Keynote speech

Keynote speech: where technology and innovation are taking us
Stefan Hyttfors 
Motivational speaker at Pro Motivate

10:00

Lighthouse session: Industry 4.0

Lighthouse session: Industry 4.E

Moderator

Berta Ferrer Llosá


Panellists

Dr. Andrew Lynch

Chief Innovation Officer at Irish Manufacturing Research


Chris Decubber

Technical Director at European Factories of the Future Research Association


Dipl.-Ing Knut Hufeld

Director Research & Development Funding at Infineon Technologies AG


Yves Gigase

Head of programmes at ECSEL Joint Undertaking

10:45

Break

A 45-minute coffee break offers networking possibilities and an opportunity to visit the speaker corner in the EFECS exhibition area 

11:30

Keynote speech

Keynote: Future of Digitisation of EU

European Commission

11:45

High-level Panel

High-level panel - “Opportunities and challenges for industry on the road to Our Digital Future”

Moderator

Meike Reimann

Panelists

Franck Murray

President of Murata Integrated Passive Solutions

Kees van der Klauw

Chairman Alliance for Internet Of Things Innovation (AIOTI), Philips Lighting

Dr. Matthias Schneider

AUDI AG

Ing. Pietro Ottavis

COMAU

Aidan Cronin

Siemens-Gamesa Wind Power A/S, Denmark, Chair of the European Technological Platform on Wind Energy

Carl Buhr

Commissioner Gabriel - Deputy Head of cabinet

13:00

Lunch

Enjoy the lunch buffet and roam around the EFECS exhibition.

14:00

Award session

Award session

Selected projects from the ECSEL, EUREKA and H2020 programmes receive an award for excellence. A poster award is handed out to the project that presented itself the best through its poster during EFECS and received the most votes from the event participants.

14:15

Keynote speech

Keynote speech: Internal collaboration from a national perspective

Francis Deprez

Public Authority from Belgium

14:40

Closing

Closing

Reinhard Ploss (Infineon)

CEO of Infinion