Programme

This preliminary programme is still subject to changes

Day 1: A vision for Europe's Digital future

10.00 AM

Registration desk

EFECS REGISTRATION OPEN

The EFECS registration opens. Upon arrival, bring your entrance ticket to the registration desk to gain access to the event.


12.00 - 13.15
Lunch & Exhibition


13.15 PM

Plenary - (15 min)

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 - (20min)

Intervention by Portuguese Minister

Keynote speech by Minister Manuel Heitor - Minister of Science, Technology & Higher Education of Portugal.


13.50 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.


14.20 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.


14.50 - 15.45
Coffee Break & Exhibition


15.45 PM

Speaker

Plenary - (20min)

European Competitiveness in the Context of the Global Digital Economy

Keynote speech by Laith Altimime - SEMI Europe


16.05 PM

Speaker

Plenary - (20min)

Competitiveness of EU in Electronic Components and Systems

Keynote speech by Dr. Stefan Finkbeiner - General Manager & CEO Bosch Sensortec GmbH and EPoSS Chairman


16.25 PM

Jean-Luc di Paola-Galloni

Plenary - (20min)

Opportunities and challenges for Europe in embedded Intelligent Systems

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


16.45 PM

Plenary - (45min)

IMPACT OF FUNDING INSTRUMENTS

  • Bert De Colvenaer - Executive Director at ECSEL Joint Undertaking
  • Francisco Ibanez - Deputy Head of Unit Competitive Electronics Industry at DG CNECT of European Commission
  • Dora Meredith - Senior Coordinator of the UK Chairmanship of EUREKA

17.30 PM

Plenary - (30min)

PROJECT IMPACT ON EUROPE'S FUTURE

Project impact presentations by SMARTER-SI, CAPID and SERENE_IoT on their impact on Europe's future.


18.30 PM

Restaurant SUD - (180min)

NETWORKING COCKTAIL & DINNER

Cocktail and dinner at Restaurant SUD, within walking distance of the event venue.

Participation in this cocktail and 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 ECSEL-JU Stakeholder Forum


09.00 AM

Colette Maloney

Plenary - (30min)

The digital transformation: Europe’s position

Keynote speech by Colette Maloney - Head of Unit Competitive Electronics Industry in DG CNECT of European Commission


09.30 AM

Philippe Notton

Plenary - (20min)

EUROPEAN PROCESSOR INITIATIVE (EPI)

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


09.50 AM

Plenary - (40min)

AWARD-WINNING PROJECTS

Projects selected from CATRENE-PENTA, ECSEL and H2020 programmes receive an award for excellence and will present their project.


10.30 - 11.30
Coffee Break & Exhibition


11.30 AM

Plenary - (75min)

How can SME’s benefit from collaborative opportunities?

Roundtable gathering representatives from SME’s, Large Companies, Funding Instruments and Public Authorities on how to help SME taking advantage of European collaborative R&I programmes.


12.45 - 14.00
Lunch & Exhibition


14.00 PM

Speaker

Plenary - (45min)

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Keynote speech by Olivier Ezratty.


14.45 AM

Speaker

Plenary - (30min)

Disruptive Innovation

Keynote speech by Dominique Laousse - SNCF.


15.15 PM

Plenary - (165min)

The ECS-SRA update - A Strategy for realizing Our Digital Future

15:15 Introduction
15:30 Digital Industry
16:00 Break
16:30 Systems and components: Architecture, design and integration
17:00 Computing & Storage
17:30 Long term vision
Break-outs - (165min)

TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP

15:15 Hercules
15:30 ULPEC
15:45 M2DC
16:00 Break
16:30 NeuRAM3
16:45 Hyb-man
17:00 Cistern
17:15 Productive4.0
17:30 SCOTT
17:45 AMASS

18.00 PM

Exhibition - (60min)

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


10.00 AM

Speaker

Plenary - (30min)

INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION FROM A NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE

Keynote speech TBC.


10.30 - 11.00
Coffee Break & Exhibition


11.00 PM

Plenary - (120min)

PRE-BROKERAGE PROJECT IDEA PITCHES

New ECS project ideas are presented.


12.45 PM

Plenary - (15min)

Conference Conclusion

Speaker TBC


13.00 - 14.00
Lunch

Speakers corner sessions - 20 November 2018

12.20 PM

Exhibition - (20min)

ECO-SYSTEM ELECTRONICS

Speakers corner session by Eco-System electronics


12.40 PM

Exhibition - (20min)

HOW THE CSA INDUSTRY 4.E HELPS INDUSTRY 4.E RELATED PROJECTS AND PROGRAMMES ACHIEVE THEIR FULL SYNERGISTIC POTENTIAL

Speakers corner session by CSA Industry4.E consortium


15.10 PM

Exhibition - (20min)

INTEROPERABILITY COORDINATION FORUM (ICF)

Speakers corner session by Interoperability Coordination Forum


Speakers corner sessions - 21 November 2018

10.30 AM

Exhibition - (20min)

DEMOCRATIZING ROBOTICS INTEGRATION

Speakers corner session by SAP


10.50 AM

Exhibition - (20min)

EUROPEAN NETWORK ON HIGH PERFORMANCE AND EMBEDDED ARCHITECTURE AND COMPILATION

Speakers corner session by HiPEAC


13.05 PM

Exhibition - (20min)

SILICON EUROPE - YOUR GATEWAY TO INNOVATIVE SMES

Speakers corner session by Silicon Europe


Speakers corner sessions - 22 November 2018

10.30 AM

Exhibition - (20min)

SYSTEM DESIGN AND HETEROGENEOUS INTEGRATION

Speakers corner session by Politecnico di Torino


13.00 PM

Exhibition - (20min)

SMART ENERGY FOR POWER APPLICATIONS AND AUTONOMOUS IOT SYSTEMS

Speakers corner session by CEA


13.20 PM

Exhibition - (20min)

NEW PARADIGMS AND TECHNOLOGIES FOR EDGE COMPUTING IN FUTURE AI APPLICATIONS

Speakers corner session by Grenoble INP - CNRS


More detailed information on the speakers corner presentations can be found on the exhibition page.