Programme

This preliminary programme is still subject to changes

Day 1: The impact of ECS collaborative R&D on Europe's future

12.00 - 13.15
Lunch & Exhibition


13.15 PM

Plenary - (30min)

WELCOME TO EFECS

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


13.30 PM

Speaker

Plenary - (30min)

OUR DIGITAL FUTURE

Keynote speech by Sabine Herlitschka - Chair ECSEL-JU Governing Board & Chief Executive Officer of Infineon Technologies Austria AG.


14.00 PM

Jean-Luc di Paola-Galloni

Plenary - (30min)

IMPORTANCE OF COLLABORATIVE R&D&I FROM INDUSTRY POINT OF VIEW

Keynote speech by Jean-Luc di Paola-Galloni - Group Corporate Vice-President Sustainable Development and External Affairs at Valeo & President of ARTEMIS Industry Association.


14.30 PM

Plenary - (30min)

PROJECT IMPACT ON EUROPE'S FUTURE

Project presentations on their impact on Europe's future.


15.00 PM

Plenary - (45min)

IMPACT OF FUNDING TOOLS

  • Bert De Colvenaer - Executive Director at ECSEL Joint Undertaking
  • Colette Maloney - Head of Unit Competitive Electronics Industry in DG CNECT of European Commission
  • TBD - EUREKA

15.45 - 16.45
Coffee Break & Exhibition


16.45 PM

Khalil Rouhana

Plenary - (30min)

EU R&I BEYOND H2020. PREPARING OUR DIGITAL FUTURE

Keynote speech by Khalil Rouhana - Deputy Director-General of Communications Networks, Content and Technology at European Commission.


17.15 PM

Plenary - (45min)

EU competitiveness in a Global Digital Economy

Presentations on the position of EU.


18.00 - 18.30
Break


18.30 PM

Restaurant SUD - (180min)

NETWORKING DINNER

Dinner at Restaurant SUD, within walking distance of the event venue.

Participation in this dinner is free of charge, provided you selected the dinner option in your registration for EFECS.
The networking dinner has limited availability and registration is on a first come first serve basis.

Day 2: ECS Strategy Development and Stakeholder Forum

09.00 AM

Plenary - (75min)

SME ROUND TABLE

More details will follow.


10.15 - 11.00
Coffee Break & Exhibition


11.00 AM

Philippe Notton

Plenary - (20min)

EUROPEAN PROCESSOR INITIATIVE (EPI)

Keynote speech by Philippe Notton - General Manager of European Processor Initiative.


11.20 AM

Plenary - (20min)

IMPORTANT PROJECTS OF COMMON EUROPEAN INTEREST

A keynote speech on the Strategic Forum for Important Projects of Common European Interest (IPCEI) will take place in the plenary.


11.40 AM

Plenary - (30min)

AWARD-WINNING PROJECTS

Presentations by award-winning projects.


12.10 AM

Plenary - (15min)

AWARD SESSION

Selected projects from CATRENE-PENTA, ECSEL and H2020 programmes receive an award for excellence.


12.25 - 14.00
Lunch & Exhibition


14.00 PM

Speaker

Plenary - (45min)

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Keynote speech by Olivier Ezratty.


14.45 PM

Plenary - (60min)

R&I PORTFOLIO ANALYSIS & NEXT STEPS

An analysis is made of the current Research & Innovation portfolio, and the next steps are discussed.


14.45 PM

Break-outs - (90min)

TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP

In parallel, a workshop with presentations from running R&I projects takes place.


15.45 PM

Plenary - (30min)

UPDATE ON ECS-SRA CHAPTERS

An interactive workshop with updates on the Strategic Research Agenda for Electronic Components and Systems (ECS-SRA) takes place, with a focus on specific chapters.


16.15 - 16.45
Coffee Break


16.45 PM

Plenary - (30min)

UPDATE ON ECS-SRA CHAPTERS

An interactive workshop with updates on the Strategic Research Agenda for Electronic Components and Systems (ECS-SRA) takes place, with a focus on specific chapters.


16.45 PM

Break-outs - (75min)

TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP

In parallel, a workshop with presentations from running R&I projects takes place.


17.15 PM

Plenary - (30min)

UPDATE ON ECS-SRA CHAPTERS

An interactive workshop with updates on the Strategic Research Agenda for Electronic Components and Systems (ECS-SRA) takes place, with a focus on specific chapters.


17.45 PM

Plenary - (45min)

LONGTERM VISION

Several speakers present their longterm vision for Our Digital Future.


18.30 PM

Exhibition - (75min)

POSTER SESSION & NETWORKING COCKTAIL

Consortium building poster session at the EFECS exhibition, while enjoying refreshments. The project idea owners welcome you at their poster in the exhibition.

Day 3: Pre-Brokerage Session for Networking & Consortium building

09.00 AM

Plenary - (60min)

CALL INFORMATION BY FUNDING INSTRUMENTS

  • ECSEL: Yves Gigase - Head of Programmes at ECSEL Joint Undertaking
  • H2020: Francisco Ibanez - Deputy Head of Unit Competitive Electronics Industry at DG CNECT of European Commission
  • PENTA: Peter Connock - PENTA Director at AENEAS, Board Chairman of memsstar Limited

10.00 AM

Speaker

Plenary - (30min)

INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION FROM A NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE

Keynote speech by Public Authority from Portugal.


10.30 - 11.00
Coffee Break


11.00 AM

Plenary - (120min)

PRE-BROKERAGE PROJECT IDEA PITCHES

New ECS project ideas are presented.


13.00 - 14.00
Lunch