This 2-day conference intends to stimulate networking and discussions in the casual atmosphere of Villars, a charming village and ski resort located at 1250 meters of altitude. A selection of first-class invited speakers will comprise the program. A small, table-top exhibition will be conducted in parallel for those wishing to promote their company and products.

All sessions will be plenary (no parallel sessions). Main themes and  keynote speakers include :

1. Microproducts

Keynote: Dr. Benedetto Vigna, General Manager, RF and Sensor Product Division, ST Microelectronics (IT/CH)

2. Micro-manufacturing of Si and non-Si MEMS

Keynote: Marc-Alexandre Dubois, Microsystems Technology Division, CSEM, (CH)

3. Micro-manufacturing of Plastics and Ceramics

Keynote: Prof. Dr. Juergen Haußelt, Director, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology; IMTEK, University of Freiburg (DE)

4. Micro-manufacturing of Metals

Keynote: Prof. J. Rhett Mayor, Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology (USA)

5. Backend: Assembly and Test Equipment

Keynote: Prof. Richard Leach, Principal Research Scientist, National Physical Laboratory (UK)

6. Future of Micro-manufacturing

Keynote: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dominik Rabus, University of California Santa Cruz (USA)

7. Invited Keynote Speaker

Dr. Georg Bischopink, Head of Department, Corporate Sector Research and Advance Engineering Microsystem Technologies (CR/ARY), Robert Bosch (DE)

MST at Bosch - from automotive to consumer electronics and future applications

Full program details are available on the conference web site

The conference will take place on a Monday and Tuesday, thus permitting participants wishing to arrive early to take advantage of the proximity the ski lifts or simply relax for a couple of days in a laid-back alpine setting. A conference dinner on Monday evening at 1800 meters of altitude will add a touch of local charm.

A limited number of participants will be able to attend the event. Don’t miss it!

» Registration is open until January 7, 2011 from the conference web site.

Contact :

Edward Byrne

c/o Micronarc - The Micro-Nanotech Cluster of Western Switzerland

+41 32 720 09 00


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