Early Program – under development and subject to modification.
Last update: January 23, 2023. 

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Sunday 14 May 2023
18:30Registration open
Welcome drink in the hotel lobby

Dinner afterwards on your own
Monday 15 May 2023
09:00 - 09:30Welcome

Roland Hirschi, Secretary General, Micronarc

Prof. 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. Martin Wegener, Institute of Applied Physics and Institute of Nanotechnology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) (Germany)

3D Laser Micro- and Nanoprinting: Recent Progress

» Abstract and Bio (pdf)

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

Chair: Roland Hirchi, Micronarc

Frédéric Loizeau, Business & Technology Development Manager, CSEM SA (Switzerland)
Watch complications made out of flexure blades

Other speakers to be confirmed

12:00 - 13:30Lunch in the hotel
13:30 - 14:45Micro-manufacturing Applications II – Medtech

Chair: Magali Bischof, BioAlps

Short Introduction of BioAlps - Magali Bischof, Secretary General, BioAlps - Life Sciences Cluster of Western Switzerland

Prof. Philippe Renaud, Microsystems Laboratory 4 (LMIS4), EPFL (Switzerland)
Title to be confirmed

Other speakers to be confimed

14:45 - 15:15Coffee & Exhibition Visit
15:15- 16:00Invited Keynote on the Future of Micro-manufacturing II

Chair: Philippe Fischer, FSRM

Dr. Emerson Cheng, Deputy Director of MEMS RD, TSMC (Taiwan)

Foundry technology and strategy for sensor evaluation and delivery

» Abstract and Bio (pdf)

16:00Adjourn for the day

18:00Conference Dinner ~ Meet in hotel lobby at 18:00

18:15Departure of private train to Restaurant Golf de Villars

18:30Networking Aperitif at Restaurant
20:00Swiss Traditional Meal
22:30 (approximately)Departure of Train for Villars, arrival at hotel at approximately 23:00.
Tuesday 16 May 2023
09:00 - 10:30SENSORS

Chair: Philippe Fischer, FSRM

Andrea Onetti, Executive Vice President, MEMS Sensors Sub-Group, Analog, MEMS and Sensors Group, STMicroelectronics (Switzerland/Italy)
Creating next-gen sensors for a more sustainable and resilient world

Antonino Caizzone, Co-founder & Co-CEO, Senbiosys SA (Switzerland)
Health monitoring sensors in the Digital Healthcare era

Other speakers to be confirmed

10:30 - 11:15Coffee & Exhibition Visit
11:15 - 12:30Novel Manufacturing

Chair: Pierre-André Grandchamp, FSRM

Prof. Patrick Ruther, Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK), University of Freiburg. (Germany)
Title to be confirmed

Prof. Dr. Michel Calame, Transport at Nanoscale Interfaces Laboratory (TNI), Empa (Switzerland)
A prototype assembler for high-speed additive nanostructures integration

Other speakers to be confirmed

12:30 - 14:00Lunch in the hotel
14:00 - 14:45Invited Keynote on the Future of Micro-manufacturing III

Chair: Volker Saile, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Dr. Stefan Kimmerle, Director Engineering, Bosch Sensortec GmbH (Germany)

Use-Cases and challenges of MEMS in consumer electronics

» Abstract and Bio (pdf)

14:45 - 15:00Closing Session

Draw for Tissot T-Touch
Final Remarks
15:00Conference adjourns

Farewell reception in hotel lobby