The EMVA Board of Directors again has developed an highly attractive programme for the 2017 edition of the EMVA conference.
It covers various up-to-date topics of our industry and will provide important and reliable background information to the attending machine vision community. Please find an extract of our impressive speakers list as follows:
Sony Kapoor’s career uniquely spans the financial sector, academia, civil society and public policy across several countries. In his current role as Managing Director of the international think tank Re-Define he advises key policymakers in the EU and in emerging economies. He also runs Court Jesters, a boutique consultancy that specialises in tackling groupthink in corporate boards and investment committees. At the IMF, Sony is a Visiting Scholar working on long-term investment and housing sector finance. In addition, he is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Future of Asset Management and Insurance. Part of his current work focuses on the future of technology and its interplay with productivity and future of labour.
Adam Kingl is sought for his expertise on the future of business. He leverages his research on the work and leadership paradigms of Generation Y, a demographic that will compose half of the global workforce by 2020, to shine a light on the fundamental paradigm shifts that we will face in terms of what’s important to the world of business and how it will be led.
Adam holds degrees from London Business School, UCLA and Yale. He is a dual British-American citizen.
Giles Peckham, Regional Marketing Director at Xilinx
Giles has more than 30 years’ experience in the semiconductor industry, starting with the design of ASSPs for consumer applications at NXP before moving on to FAE and marketing roles for gate array and standard cell products and finally a sales role in the same organisation. Whilst at Xilinx, he has held a number of technical and commercial marketing roles in EMEA and now runs a global marketing team from his office in London.
Jochem Herrmann, President of the EMVA
Jochem Herrmann is Chief Scientist and co-founder of the Dutch camera manufacturer Adimec.
He is responsible for the future technologies on Adimec’s roadmap (2-5 years ahead). New technologies can be developed in house, but also in joint R&D projects with industrial partners and universities, often in European programs like FP7, CATRENE and Medea+.
Luca Verre, Co-founder and CEO at Chronocam
Luca co-founded Chronocam and he is the Chief Executive Officer. Before joining Chronocam, Luca pursued his career internationally with Schneider Electric covering several leading roles in project management, product management, marketing and business development.
Lukas Vrabel, Research Team Leader at Seznam.cz
Lukáš Vrábel works as research team lead at Seznam.cz. His team works on realization of various machine learning tasks as text and web page analysis, recommendation systems, or image recognition.
He holds master's degree in artificial intelligence from Faculty of Informatics at Brno University of Technology, with few publications mostly in area of Formal Languages and Automata.
Piet de Moor, Senior Business Development Manager Imagers at imec
Piet De Moor received his PhD in Physics from University of Leuven in 1995. After joining imec in 1998 he consecutively lead different sections and groups in the areas of MEMS packaging, 3D Integration and Pixel Design and Test. The last years he was Program Manager Imagers. He has been technically coordinating several bilateral, EC, ESA, and nationally funded projects on advanced imaging systems. Recently he is appointed Senior Business Development Manager Imagers.
Pierre Cambou, Activity Leader MEMS & Imaging at Yole Développement
Pierre earned his Engineering Degree from Université de Technologie de Compiègne (France) in parallel with a Master of Science from Virginia Tech (USA). In 2011 he graduated from Grenoble Ecole de Management's MBA.
Thomas Lübkemeier, General Secretary of the EMVA
Thomas holds a master degree in Automation Engineering and he looks back on a more than 20 year lasting management career in Sales & Marketing within the Industrial Automation field. Most of his career he spent with International Business Development and Key Account Management towards mid-size customers and global players.
Vaclav Hlavac, Professor, Head of Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics
1981 graduated Ing. (similar to MSc.) in control engineering from the CTU Prague; 1982 PhD student at the CTU, since 1983 teaching position, 1987 PhD from the CTU (Analysis of the integrated circuits images); 1990 head of the Computer Vision Laboratory, 1992 Associate Professor; 1996 head of the Center for Machine Perception of the CTU, 1998 Professor.
|Registration||16 Dec – 18 Jun|
|Meeting Selection||29 May – 24 Jun|
|Event||22 Jun – 24 Jun|
|Venue||Hilton Prague Old Town|
|United States of America||8|