Important dates

  • Deadline to send Delegates List: February 15, 2017
  • Deadline to send Delegate Member Biography Form: February 15, 2017
  • Deadline to send Hotel-Reservation Form: March 10, 2017
  • Deadline to send Presentation Titles: March 20, 2017
  • Deadline to send Presentation Materials: April 20, 2017


Complete Program and Book of Delegates

Preliminary Program

MMS2017 23rd World Smart Systems and Micromachine Summit 
Sunday, 14 May
Registration and Welcome Cocktail
Monday, 15 May
8:30AM Opening
Session 1:
Country/Region Reviews (I)
Chairman: Paolo Dario
Chief Delegates
8:45AM Australia Mariusz Martyniuk
The University of Western Australia
9:00AM Austria Ulrich Schmid
TU Wien. Institute of Sensor and Actuator Systems
9:15AM Benelux Albert van den Berg
University of Twente
9:30AM Canada Dan Gale
CMC Microsystems
9:45AM China Xinxin Li
Shanghai Institute Microsystem and Information Technology
10:00AM Danubian Adrian Dinescu
IMT. National Institute for R&D in Microtechnologies Romania
10:15AM European Commission Henri Rajbenbach
European Commission
10:30AM Coffee Break
Session 2:
Country/Region Reviews (II)
Chairman: Philippe Fischer
Chief Delegates
11:15AM France Michel de Labachelerie
INSIS. Institute of Engineering and Systems Sciences 
11:30AM Germany Thomas Otto
ENAS. Fraunhofer-Institute for Electronic Nano Systems 
11:45AM Ireland Cian O'Mathuna
Tyndall National Institute 
12:00PM Italy Paolo Dario
SSSA. Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna
12:15PM Japan Isao Shimoyama
University of Tokyo
12:30PM Korea Tae Song Kim
KIST. Korea Institute of Science and Technology
12:45PM Latin America Daniel Lupi
FAN. Argentinean Foundation of Nanotechnology
1:00PM Lunch Break 
Session 3:
Country/Region Reviews (III)
Chairman: Albert van den Berg
Chief Delegates
2:30PM Nordic Per Ohlckers
University College of Southeast Norway
2:45PM Singapore Jianmin Miao
Nanyang Technological University
3:00PM Switzerland Philippe Fischer
FSRM. Swiss Foundation for Research in Microtechnology
3:15PM Taiwan Yu-Ting Cheng
National Chiao Tung University 
3:30PM UK Massimiliano Zecca
Loughborough University
3:45PM USA Steven Walsh
University  of New Mexico - Mancef
4:00PM Iberian Carles Cané
CNM-CSIC. Centro Nacional de Microelectrónica
4:15PM Coffee Break
Smart Systems for Smart Cities:
Vision from the users and systems integrators
Participants from the Catalan Government, from a large Utilities company, from a SME and  from  IT Technological Centres.
Xavier Vilalta. Acció. Generalitat de Catalunya.Spain.
Milagros Rey. Gas Natural Fenosa. Spain
Andrea Bartoli. WorldSensing. Spain
Josep Paradells. I2CAT. Spain
Jordi  Ricart. LEITAT. Spain
Bus leaving at 6:30PM from the hotel
Cultural visit to "la Pedrera", Gaudi's Architect Art Nouveau Masterpiece.
Conference banquet at the restaurant "El Xalet de Montjuich" on the Olympic Mountain.
Tuesday, 16 May
  Session 4:
Smart Systems for Smart Cities
Chairman: Adrian Dinescu
8:30AM Smart systems for smart home and smart city  Torsten Thieme
Memsfab GmbH. Germany
8:45AM Microsystems in smart small towns Paolo Dario
Scuola Superiore Santa Anna. Italy
9:00AM The MSP-Project:
Multi sensor platform for smart building management. Results and perspectives
Anton Köck
Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH. Austria
9:15AM Seamless interfaces for monitoring and interacting in the city:
A practical view using smart POIs
Antonio Jara
HOP Ubiquitous S.L. Spain (EC Delegation)
9:30AM The Italian cluster on smart living technologies: strategies and roadmap Pietro Siciliano
IMM-CNR. Institute Microelectronics and Microsystems. Italy
9:45AM Intelligent health sensor network for smart city Shengbo Sang
MicroNano System Research Center. Taiyuan Uni. Tech. China
10:00AM Nanosensors for sustainable cities:
from fundamentals to deployments
Bérengère Lebental
IFSTTAR. Institute of science and technology for transport, spatial planning, development and networks. France
10:15AM Energy harvesting and smart cities Nilton Morimoto
Polytechnic School of University of São Paulo. Brazil
10:30AM Coffee Break
  Session 5:
Smart Systems and Technologies for other Applications (I)
Chairman: Steven Walsh
  11:00AM MEMS – enabling technology for the Internet of Things.  Markus Sonnemann
Robert Bosch GmbH. Germany
11:15AM Industry 4.0: Pooling resources and know-how to accelerate digital transformation processes in SME Christine Neuy
MicroTEC Südwest e.V. Germany
11:30AM Would you please take part in the MEMS related international standard activity "IEC/SC47F”? Takashi Mihara
Micromachine Center. Japan
11:45AM Silicon carbide MEMS  for harsh environments Hoang Phuong Phan
Queensland Micro and Nanotechnology Centre
Griffith University. Australia
12:00PM Nano-constructed multilayer materials and their applications in MEMS/NEMS  Zhiyu Hu
Shanghai Jiao Tong University. China
12:15PM Nano imprint and photonics for smart systems Otto Bobenstetter
Electronics Vision Group. Austria
12:30PM Recent advances in MEMS switches Jun-Bo Yoon
KAIST. Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. Korea
12:45PM Piezoelectric Microsystems: Material Aspects, Devices and Applications Ulrich Schmid
Institute of Sensor and Actuator Systems, TU Wien. Austria
1:00PM Lunch Break / Chief Delegates Committee meeting
  Session 6:
Smart Systems and Technologies for other applications (II)
Chairman: Tae Song Kim
  2:30PM Ternary composite Si/TiN/MnO2 nanostructure array for On-Chip supercapacitor with improved energy density  Per Øhlckers
University College of Southeast Norway
2:45PM SAW pressure sensors based on micromachining and nanolithographic processing of GaN/Si  Alexandra Stefanescu
IMT-Bucharest. National Institute for R&D in Microtechnologies. Romania
3:00PM Bacterium detection by microfluidic chip Yi Xu
School of Optoelectronics Engineering Chongqing University. China
3:15PM Recent progresses in solid-state nanopore for biomolecule sensing  Ki-Bum Kim
Seoul National University. Korea
3:30PM Wearables for human wellbeing:
New developments and applications
Thomas Dietrich
IVAM. Microtechnology Network. Germany
3:45PM Co-integration of MEMS, microfluidics and nanomaterials for water networks monitoring  Tarik Bourouina
ESIEE. École Supérieure d'Ingénieurs en Électrotechnique et Électronique. France
4:00PM Autonomous  microsystems for environment monitoring and food quality control Carmen Moldovan
IMT-Bucharest. National Institute for R&D in Microtechnologies. Romania
4:15PM Coffee Break
Round Table:
Smart Systems for Smart Cities.
Vision from big and small cities and citizens
The view of Barcelona's town hall.
Enabling cities to make more of available resources.
Humans need not apply – Smart cities without smart people? The post digitization aspect of competitiveness for MEMS and other companies.
An inSSIght on how Europe integrates integration technologies .
Mariano Lamarca. Ajuntament de Barcelona. Spain
Juán Gavilán.  ST Microelectronics. Italy
Uwe Kleinkes. Hochschule Hamm-Lippstadt. Germany
Petra Weiler. VDI/VDE. Germany
Group leaving at 7:30PM from the hotel
Dinner at "La Fonda del Port Olímpic". Marina Barcelona
Wednesday, 17 May
Technical Tour / Bus leaving at 8:45PM from the hotel
  Institute of Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) at the Scientific Park of Barcelona (PCB)
  Hewlett Packard World R&D Center for 3D Printing
2:00PM Lunch
  Visit to Smart Cities pilot sites at the "22@ Innovation District", Barcelona