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mAm 2013 Final Program

Sunday 13 January 2013

Pre-conference Workshop ~ Special Session on Micro Factories

ManuFuture-CH & DTF (Japan)

Chair: Philippe Fischer, FSRM

The aim of this workshop is to present the state of the art in the field of Micro Factory and discuss the future of this important sector of activity, to reinforce the long established Swiss Japanese contacts in this field, to lay the foundation for a Swiss Micro Factory Consortium as a counterpart and privileged partner of the Japanese Desktop Factory Consortium.

Welcome addresses

Keynote I: Reijo Tuokko, Tampere University of Technology (FI)
International overview of MicroFactories activities

Keynote II: Philipp Glocker, CSEM (CH)
Micro Factories in the Assembly Domain

Presentation of DTF consortium
Yuichi Okazaki, Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute (JP)

Presentations from:
• Yuji Oguchi, CEO of Daiya Seiki (JP)
• Mélanie Dafflon, R&D Manager of Asyril (CH)
• Kazunori Hanaoka, R&D dept. at Takashima Sangyo (JP)

Moderated Question & Answer Period


18:00 Registration open
Welcome drink at the hotel (dinner afterwards on your own)
Monday 14 January 2013

Welcome Session

Edward Byrne, Micronarc Project Manager
Prof. Dr. Volker Saile, Chief Science Officer, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany), President, Mancef
Yvan Dénéréaz, Project Manager, Office for Economic Affairs, Canton of Vaud


Invited Keynote on Micro-manufacturing

Prof. Dr. Yves Perriard, Director of the Integrated Actuators Laboratory (LAI), EPFL-IMT-LAI (Switzerland)

Advanced mechatronics: A multi-disciplinary approach and a strong link with industry

10:15-10:45 Coffee & Exhibition Visit

Micro-manufacturing Applications I – Watchmaking

Invited Keynote : Alejandro Gonzalez, Head of Research & Development, Cartier Horlogerie (Switzerland)
Cartier's vision of the future of watchmaking: The quest for performance and reliability

Dr. Grégoire Genolet, CTO, Mimotec (Switzerland)
CLR-LiGA, a new solution for authentication

Dr. Dominique Solignac, Director, Icoflex (Switzerland)
Glass microfabrication for MEMS and watch applications

5 minute Exhibitor Elevator Pitch – LYNCEE TEC

12:15-14:00 Lunch in the hotel

Micro-manufacturing Applications II – Medtech

Invited Keynote : Prof. Dr. Holger Reinecke, Director of HSG-IMIT and Professor in Microsystems Engineering, IMTEK (Germany)
Future Perspectives, Concept and Characterization of A Flexible Autoclavable Endoscope

Dr. Peter Ruppersberg, Senior Advisor, Valtronic (Switzerland)
Latest Technologies of Active Implants for the Stimulation of Excitable Tissue

Dr. Alfred Stett, Deputy Managing Director, NMI Natural and Medical Sciences Institute (Germany)
Intelligent implants for diagnosis and therapy

5 minute Exhibitor Elevator Pitch – Formatec Ceramics

15:30-16:00 Coffee & Exhibition


Chair: Dr. Danick Briand, Team Leader - EnviroMEMS, EPFL Samlab

Invited Keynote : Luigi Occhipinti, ST Microelectronics (Italy/Switzerland)

Status and trends of integrated smart sensors and systems

POSTER SESSION - Next generation Microfabrication and MEMS

17:30 Adjourn for the day
19:00 Conference Dinner ~ Meet in hotel lobby at 19:00
Tuesday 15 January 2013

Assembly and Automation

Invited Keynote: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dominik Rabus, Advanced Development PA and Sensors, Festo (Germany)
Pneumatic Control Systems

Norbert Fischer, Managing Director, noficontrol europe GmbH (Germany)
UDCS – the revolutionary ceramics – rigidity and dampening in one

Philipp Glocker, Section Head Microassembly & Robotics, CSEM SA (Switzerland)
Automated active Alignment

5 minute Exhibitor Elevator Pitch - SMARTLAM
10:00-10:30 Coffee & Exhibition

Micro Factories

Invited Keynote: Prof. Reijo Tuokko, Department of Production Engineering Tampere (Finland)
International overview of MicroFactories activities

Dr. Yuichi Okazaki, National Institute of Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)(Japan)
Impact of Microfactories on Manufacturing Scenes

Dr. Mélanie Dafflon, Asyril SA (Switzerland)
 Smart and intuitive solutions for complex parameterization of micro-assembly processes

5 minute Exhibitor Elevator Pitch - MICROTEC SÜDWEST

12:00 Lunch in the hotel

Invited Keynote on the Future of Micro-manufacturing

o. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h. c. Albert Albers, Head of Institute, Institute of Product Engineering (IPEK), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)

Human factors and design barriers in micro system engineering

5 minute Exhibitor Elevator Pitch – PONTAGO & FINETECH

14:30-15:00 Coffee & Exhibition Visit

Printing Technologies

Invited Keynote: Prof. Dr. Reinhard R. Baumann, Institute for Print and Media, Chemnitz University of Technology (Germany)
Digital Fabrication based on Printing

Dr. Danick Briand, Team Leader - EnviroMEMS, EPFL Samlab (Switzerland)
Printing Technologies for Low-Cost Smart Objects

Dr. Patrick J. Smith, Theme Leader - Inkjet Printing & Printed Electronics, The University of Sheffield (United Kingdom)
Inkjet printing as a micro-manufacturing technique



Final Remarks

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

Conference adjourns

Farewell reception