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mAm 2012 Final Speaker Program

Sunday 22 January 2012
18:00 Registration open
Welcome drink at the hotel (dinner afterwards on your own)
Monday 23 January 2012
09:00-09:30

Welcome Session

Edward Byrne, Micronarc Project Manager
David Tolfree, Vice President Mancef - Africa/Europe
Vincent Rivier, President, Micronarc Steering Committee
Sandy Wetzel, Project Manager, Office for Economic Affairs, Canton of Vaud
09:30-10:15

Invited Keynote : Microproducts I

Nico de Rooij
Vice-President of CSEM SA, Microsystems Technology Division.
Professor and Director of EPFL's Institute of Microengineering (EPFL IMT), (Switzerland).

Product Innovation enabled by MEMS

10:15-10:45 Coffee & Exhibition
10:45-12:15

Micro-manufacturing of Si MEMs

Keynote: Benedetto Vigna, Corporate Vice President General Manager, Analog, MEMS and Sensors Group, ST Microelectronics (Italy/Switzerland)
Mastering Art and Science for MEMS Leadership

Daniel Rosenfeld, VP Manufacturing, poLight (Norway)
The challenges behind scaling-up a new optical MEMS technology to very large volume production.

Sean Neylon, CEO, Colibrys (Switzerland)
Colibrys. A European based Silicon MEMS foundry for high end, harsh environment or high reliability applications

  » 5-minute Exhibitor Elevator Pitch : MINAM
12:15-14:00 Lunch in the hotel
14:00-15:30

Micro-manufacturing of Plastics and Ceramics

Keynote : Dr. Erol Harvey, CEO, Minifab (Australia)
Lessons learnt in manufacturing millions of nanolitre-scale polymer devices.

Dr. Luc Federzoni, Research program Manager, CEA/LITEN (France)
Poudrinnov, the platform for a new generation of multimaterial µ-devices

Dr. Volker Piotter, Group Leader, Process Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)
Micromoulding of Metals and Ceramics

15:30-16:00 Coffee & Exhibition
16:00-17:30

Micro-manufacturing of Metals

Keynote : Prof. Dr. Holger Reinecke, Director of HSG-IMIT and Professor in Microsystems Engineering, IMTEK (Germany)
 Micromanufacturing of Metals by Electro Discharge and Electro Chemical Machining

Dr. Thomas Gietzelt, IMVT-KIT (Germany)
Issues of Mechanical Micromachining of Metals Using Geometrical Determined Cutting Edges

  » 5-minute Exhibitor Elevator Pitch : Lyncée Tec
18:30-22:30 Adjourn for the day (dinner on your own)
Tuesday 24 January 2012
09:00-09:45

Invited Keynote : Microproducts II

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Burghartz, IMS CHIPS Stuttgart (Germany)
Ultra-thin chips – a new paradigm in silicon technology

09:45-10:15 Coffee & Exhibition
10:15-12:00

Assembly and Automation

Keynote : Dr. Marcel Tichem, Dept. of Precision and Microsystems Engineering, Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands)
Micro-assembly processes exploiting potential of micro-scale fabrication

Alain Codourey, Managing Director, Asyril SA (Switzerland)
Challenges in sorting and handling micro-parts

Dr. Matthias Krieger, Marketing Manager, Marketing & Business Development, CSEM SA (Switzerland)
Tileye - A self-learning optical inspection system for complex production environments

  » 5-minute Exhibitor Elevator Pitch : KNMF
12:00-14:00 Lunch in the hotel
14:00-15:30

Micro-Factories

Keynote : Akiko Browne, Managing Director, Nippon SCHNEEBERGER KK (Japan)
Microfactories - working towards a smaller production footprint

Prof. Philippe Lutz, FEMTO-ST Institute, Automatic control and Micro-Mechatronic Systems Department (France)
Microfactories - mechatronic tools to increase their performance

  » 5-minute Exhibitor Elevator Pitch : microTEC Südwest
15:30-16:00 Coffee & Exhibition
16:00-17:30

Test Equipment

Keynote : Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Osten, Institute of Technical Optics, University of Stuttgart (Germany)
Prospects and Challenges for the Optical Inspection of Micro- and Nano-Structures

Dr. Benoît Dagon, CEO, Imina Technologies (Switzerland)
The miBot - a mobile robot for efficient manipulation and sensing under microscope

Dr. James Claverley, National Physics Laboratory (United Kingdom)
Micro-co-ordinate metrology at NPL: current and future work

Christian Janko, Head of Sales, Alicona (Austria)
Integrated Optical 3D Measurement Technique for Laser Structuring of Surface

17:30 Adjourn for the day
19:00-22:30 Conference Dinner - Meet at hotel entrance at 19:00
Wednesday 25 January 2012
09:00-10:30

Printing Technologies

Keynote : Dr. Martin Raditsch, Managing Director Business of InnovationLab GmbH (Germany)
Printed Electronics for Innovation & Growth in a Green Environment

Prof. Dr. Stéphanie Lacour, Laboratory for Soft Bioelectronic Interfaces, EPFL (Switzerland).
Microplotting on silicone rubber

Dr. Mathias Borella, Sales and Business Development Manager, Ceradrop (France).
Towards a workflow and tools dedicated to inkjet for printed electronics

10:30-11:00 Coffee & Exhibition
11:00-11:45

Invited Keynote: Future of Micro-manufacturing

Dr. Frank Stietz, Managing Director, Carl Zeiss Nano Technology Systems (Germany)

Innovative 3d nanopatterning

11:45-12:00

Final Remarks

Prof. Dr. Volker Saile
Chief Science Officer, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany),
President Elect, Mancef
12:00

Conference adjourns

Farewell reception