Last update: February 23, 2021

Below are the confirmed speakers at mAm 2021. This page will be updated continuously as more speakers and titles are confirmed.

Please note that mAm 2021 has been postponed until October 4-5 due to the Covid19 situation. As a consequence the program below may be modified as we re-confirm all speakers. Please check the date above to verify the latest update.

Sunday 3 October 2021
18:00Registration open
Welcome drink in the hotel lobby

Dinner afterwards on your own
Monday 4 October 2021
09:00 - 09:30Welcome

Danick Bionda • Secretary General, Micronarc

Prof. Dr. Volker Saile • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

09:30 - 10:15Invited Keynote on the Future of Micro-manufacturing I

Chair: Volker Saile, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Prof. Dr. Roland Zengerle, IMTEK (Germany)
Title to be confirmed

10:15 - 10:45Coffee & Exhibition Visit
10:45 - 12:00Micro-manufacturing Applications I – Watchmaking

Chair: Philippe Fischer, FSRM

Sylvain Dolla, CEO, Tissot SA (Switzerland)
Title to be confirmed

Mr. Pierre-François Louvigné, Sales and Marketing Director, Silmach (France)
Introducing the so-called “hybrid MEMS” micromotors for connected watches

More speakers to be announced

12:00 - 13:30Lunch in the hotel
13:30 - 15:00Micro-manufacturing Applications II – Medtech

Chair: To be confirmed

Dr. Erika Györvary, Technology Coordinator, CSEM, (Switzerland)
Microtechnologies behind organ-on-chips and organoids

Dr. Bernd Vogel, Endosmart (Germany)
Title to be confirmed

Dr. Alexios Paul Tzannis, Business Development Manager Life Science and Diagnostics, IMT Masken und Teilungen AG (Switzerland)
Surface functionalisation in Glass Microfluidics

Dr. Andreas Hogg, CEO, COAT-X and Dr. Julia Hoeng, PMI Science (Switzerland)
Biocompatible hydrophobic coating on high-performance filters for reusable community masks

15:00 - 15:30Coffee & Exhibition Visit
15:30 - 17:15SENSORS

Chair: To be confirmed

Benedetto Vigna, President, Analog, MEMS and Sensors Group, ST Microelectronics (Switzerland/Italy)
Title to be confirmed

Dr. Nicole Ruiter, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)
Breast imaging with Ultrasound Computer Tomography

Dr. Markus Ulm, Vice President Engineering (BST/NE), Bosch Sensortec GmbH (Germany)
Title to be confirmed

Prof. Tamim Asfour, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology / KIT (Germany)
Title to be confirmed

17:15Adjourn for the day

19:00Conference Dinner ~ Meet in hotel lobby at 19:00

19:30Departure of private train to Restaurant du Col de Bretaye
20:00 Aperitif at Restaurant
20:30Swiss Traditional Meal
Micronarc draw for Prizes (including Tissot T-Touch watch)
23:00 (approximately)Departure of Train for Villars, arrival at hotel at approximately 23:30.
Tuesday 5 October 2021
09:00 - 09:45Invited Keynote on the Future of Micro-manufacturing II

Chair: Danick Bionda, Micronarc

Prof. Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser, Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg (Switzerland)

An overview about 3D lung, skin and intestine epithelial tissue models to study (nano)materials effects

09:45 - 10:30Coffee & Exhibition Visit
10:30 - 12:15Novel Manufacturing

Chair: To be confirmed

Prof. Yves Bellouard, GALATEA LAB, EPFL (Switzerland)
Title to be confirmed

Prof Dr-Ing Andrea Iris Schäfer, Director - Institute for Advanced Membrane Technology (IAMT), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)
Nanomembranes for water treatment

Frederic Loizeau, Business & Technology Development Manager, CSEM
Augmented CMOS: how to add new functionalities to a mature technology?

Prof. Dr. JĂĽrgen Brandner, Karlsruhe Nano Micro Facility KNMF, KIT (Germany)
Title to be confirmed

Dr. Thomas Bertolini, Managing Director, Dr. Fritz Faulhaber GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
Title to be confirmed

12:15 - 14:00Lunch in the hotel
14:00 - 14:45Invited Keynote on the Future of Micro-manufacturing III

Chair: Prof. Volker Saile, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Speaker to be confirmed

14:45 - 15:00Final Remarks
15:00Conference adjourns
Farewell reception in hotel lobby