ITPS 2017 Program Announced
ITPS 2017, the International Thermprocess Summit, will be held June 27-28 the InterContinental Hotel in Düsseldorf, Germany.
The program will start on the morning of the first day with high-profile speakers such as Professor Dr. Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker (President of the Club of Rome), Dr. Paul Rübig (member of the EU Parliament), Dr. Christian Kastrop (Director of the Policy Studies Branch in the Economics Department of the OECD) and Eugen Weinberg (Commerzbank).
The motto in the afternoon will be “Innovation, digitization, new business models,” with a keynote address from Professor Dr. Aldo Ofenheimer (Director Business Development Virtual Vehicle) titled “Disruptive Developments in the Mobility Industry and their Implications for Production.” Virtual Vehicle is an international research institute based in Graz, Austria. It aims to develop safe, environmentally sound and affordable cars and trains. Other presenters include Dr.-Ing. Gunther Kegel (CEO Pepperl + Fuchs) and Dr. Richard Mark Soley (Industrial Internet Consortium). Both of their presentations will focus on the Internet and the impact and opportunities of digitization on industry.
The second feature of ITPS 2017 will be the exhibition in the foyer of the InterContinental Hotel, where conference participants can get information on state-of-the-art technologies during breaks.