22. - 23. Jun 2022 | Stuttgart (Esslingen) | Germany
EC Conference Automation 2022
Your safety is our priority!
Since your safety is our top priority, we have decided to offer this event also via live stream.
You will have the possibility to follow the conference from anywhere. We will give you the front row seat and most up-to-date information about industry trends and market dynamics! This way you do not take any health risk at all. At the same time you do not miss the opportunity to educate yourself in order to invest in your future. Interaction plays a significant role during our digital events: Take the opportunity to ask your individual questions after each presentation or exchange ideas with other participants in an interactive group chat during our digital coffee breaks.
Wednesday, 22 June | 14:30 - 18:00 h
| 14:30-15:30 h
|| Welcome Reception
Welcome and conference introduction
Damir Gagro, European Coatings Journal, Germany
||Keynote: Game changer automation and digitalization – also in paints and coatings
Wolfram Keller, Wolfram Keller Professional Services, Germany
||The Smart Paint Factory exemplified by the coatings lab: from routine treadmill to smart troubleshooter
Dr. Ulf Stalmach, Orontec, Germany
||Talk 2: A path to automate and eliminate non-value-added activities in the P&C development process
||Alejandro Gutiérrez, Transform Chemistry Innovation
||Talk 3: Title tbc
|| Dr. Erik Sapper, California Polytechnic State University, CA, USA
Thursday, 23 June | 09:00 - 17:00 h
||Talk 4: The digital transformation as innovation journey||Dr. Alexander Madl, Consultant, Transform Chemistry Innovation, Germany|
||Talk 5: Digital formulating of coatings and ingredients via web-apps||
Sander van Loon, VLCI
|| Excursion: Guided tour and presentation at the technical centre at FüllLab, Ostfildern
(Please note: FüllLab reserves the right to exclude individuals from this guided tour.)
|Tobias Burk & Dr. Roland Emmerich, Füll Lab Automation, Germany|
||Talk 6: Automation in paint production - even for variable recipes and batch Sizes||
Dr. Hans Joachim Jacob, Ystral
Detlef Gysau, Chemspeed, Germany
||Talk 8: On the fast track with Automation||
Ellen Reuter, Evonik, Germany
||Talk 9: Batch management and the mobile control room||
Verena Mersmann, ProLeit, Germany
|15:00-15:30h||Talk 10: New online analysis enables automatic viscosity adjustment|| Anders Østergard, Fluidan, Denmark
| 16:00-16:30 h
||Talk 11: Digitalization and Automation – why you can’t do good automation without exzellent digitalization
Mike Bach, Prisma
||Talk 12: A path to automate and eliminate non-value-added activities in the P&C development process
Bojan Buinac, Bens Consulting, Slovenia
We will give you the front row seat and most up-to-date information about industry trends and market dynamics! If you would like to ask the speaker a question, you are able to drop questions online which will be answered by the speakers in the Q&A session after each presentation.
The Livestream of the European Coatings Conference Automation will be available from 22 - 23 June 2022.
Attend via livestream for as little as 800 €.
Dr. Wolfram Keller
Wolfram Keller Professional Services
- Studied chemistry at TU Darmstadt, Germany
- 8 years of industry experience in Europe and Asia
- 23 years of consulting experience around the world
Dr. Ulf Stalmach
Key Account Manager
Innovation Expert ConsultantDr. Alexander Madl is a scientist, explorer, and co-founder of a Business Intelligence Consulting Start-up. Through his 20 years career in leading R&D functions he became an expert on industrial polymerisation technology and innovation. His interests range from Digitalisation and AI to Sustainability – but at the core his research is how to lead through the transformations in life, as individual and in systems. He is also active as a speaker at conferences, as an author of publications, and as a lecturer.
Alexander is married and lives in his adopted home Berlin. In his spare time he enjoys analogue photography.
Kenneth N. Edwards Western Coatings Technology CenterDr Erik Sapper is an Assistant Professor in the Kenneth N. Edwards Western Coatings Technology Center within the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Director Innovation Management | Evonik, Germany
Sander van Loon
Dr Hans-Joachim Jacob
Dr Hans-Joachim Jacob works since 1990 for ystral as a Senior Process Engineer and Customer Application Specialist. His areas of expertise are powder incorporation in liquids, mixing, dispersing, emulsifying. He has experience with several thousand different powder types in all fields of industry. He is responsible for worldwide operating key accounts.
Head of Product Development Construction FillersDetlef Gysau, Omya International AG, has been engaged in the development of hydro-fillers for the automotive industry at Akzo Coatings in Stuttgart, after his apprenticeship of a paint laboratory assistant (1985-88). During his studies he joined the industrial research centre of Rohm and Haas, Philadelphia and the R+D lab for photo initiators at Ciba-Geigy, Basel. 1996 he acquired his engineer degree in the fields of paints, lacquers and plastics (M.Eng.) at the University of Applied Science in Stuttgart. Today, he is employed at Omya International and led for 14 year the Applied Technology Services for Paints, Coatings & Adhesives (ATS-PCA) with global responsibility for development and technical service. In 2010 Detlef Gysau finished his Executive MBA in General Management at the University of St. Gallen and advanced to his new function as Marketing Strategist of the Segment PCA. Since July 2020 he is working at the swiss company LafargeHolcim as "Head of Product Development Construction Fillers".
Neo Hotel Linde Esslingen (near Stuttgart)
Ruiter Straße 2 673734 Esslingen, Germany
The 4-star hotel has a special, rustic yet modern charm and is located only 15 minutes by car from Stuttgart airport and ca 30 minutes from Stuttgart main station.
Who should attend
Great EC Tech Forum with great discussionThomas Lys, Omya International AG
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Fees & services
| 950 €
||Super Early Bird registration fee
||Available until 06 April 2022|
Early Bird registration fee
|Available until 11 May 2022|
|1.250 €||Standard Fee
||Full-time students only||Students who fail to turn up without notifying the organiser will be liable to pay a penalty of 200 €.|
Stated conference fees are net prices.
The fee includes:
- Online proceedings
- List of delegates
- After-Work Dinner & drinks
- Lunch & Coffee break
Hotel accomodation is not included in the registration fee.
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