International expertise


LOPEC Board, Advisory Board offer their professional support to the LOPEC Conference

The LOPEC Conference is the world's leading specialist Conference in the field of printed electronics. Its significance is not least reflected by the level of experience shared by the individual LOPEC boards. The members of these boards come from all over the world and work in a wide range of specialist fields.

LOPEC Strategic Advisory Board

The Technical Advisory Board represents our exhibitors. It helps us optimize LOPEC to meet the current needs of the market.

LOPEC Conference Board
General Chair:
Wolfgang Mildner MSW (DE), Founder and CEO

Business Conference Chair:
Dr. Peter Fischer Thin Film Electronics (US),
COO

Technical Conference Chair:
Dr. Ton van Mol Holst Centre (NL), Managing Director

Scientific Conference Chair:
Prof. Antonio Facchetti Co-Founder and CSO
Northwestern University, Adjunct Professor of Chemistry

Short Course Chair:
Prof. Jukka Hast VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (FI), Research Professor - VTT Printed Intelligence

Exhibition Chair:
Andrea Glawe KROENERT (DE), Regional Sales Director
Technical Session Chairs
Smart and Hybrid Systems:  
Dr. Richard Price PragmatIC (UK),
CTO

Flexible Displays:
Dr. Edzer Huitema Apple (US),
Senior Manager Hardware Engineering

Human-machine Interfaces (HMI):
Arne Casteleyn Quad-Industries (BE),
Sales Director & Business Development Manager

Wearable Electronics:
Dr. Juha Virtanen GE Healthcare (FI),
Hardware Architect – Wireless Sensors

Energy:
Dr. David Fyfe OxfordPV (UK),
CEO

Upscaling Production and Manufacturing Processes:
Prof. Dr. Karlheinz Bock Technische Universität Dresden (DE)

Biomedical applications:
Dr. Kerry Adams DuPont Photovoltaic and Advanced Materials (UK),
Market Segment Manager

Functional Materials:
Dr. Mark James Merck Chemicals (UK),
R&D Director, Head of Organic Electronics

Substrates and Encapsulation:
Dr. John Fahlteich Fraunhofer FEP (DE),
Research Group Leader

Publicly Funded Projects:
Dr. Jérôme Gavillet CEA-Liten (FR),
Printed Electronic Program Director

Lighting:
Dr. Nina Riegel OSRAM Opto Semiconductors,
Head of Innovation Management R&D Excellence

3D Structural Electronics:
Prof. Jörg Franke Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (DE),
Institute for Factory Automation and Production Systems

Smart Textiles
Thomas Gnahm Wear it Berlin GmbH (DE),
CEO
Scientific Board
Scientific Conference Chair:  
Prof. Antonio Facchetti Northwestern University Flexterra (US),
Adjunct Professor
Co-Founder and CSO

Publication Chair:
Prof. Jukka Hast VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (FI), Research Professor - VTT Printed Intelligence

Program Chair America:
Prof. John West Kent State University (US)

Program Chair Asia & Oceania:
Prof. Sung-Lim Ko Konkuk University (KR)

Program Chair Europe:
Prof. Luisa Torsi University of Bari (IT)

Short Course Chair:
Prof. Jukka Hast VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (FI), Research Professor - VTT Printed Intelligence

Scientific Board Members:
Prof. Reinhard R. Baumann Fraunhofer ENAS (DE)
Prof. Paul Blom Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (DE), Managing Director
Prof. Gyou-Jin Cho Sunchon National University (KR)
Dr. Betrand Fillon French Plastic Institute (IPC)
General Director of Researc (FR)
Prof. Jörg Franke Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (DE), Institute for Factory Automation and Production Systems
Prof. Pim Groen Holst Centre (NL), Program Manager
Delft University of Technology
Prof. Jong Min Kim University of Oxford (UK)
Dr. Cheng-Chung Lee ITRI (TW),
Deputy General Director of Display Technology Center
Prof. Donald Lupo Tampere University of Technology (FI)
Prof. Shlomo Magdassi The Hebrew University (IL)
Prof. George Malliaras University of Cambridge (FR)
Prof. Klaus Meerholz University of Cologne (DE)
Prof. Yong-Young Noh Dongguk University (KR), Editor of IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices
Associate Professor, Department of Energy & Materials Engineering
Dr. Henning Richter Nano-C Inc. (US),
Vice President, Research and Development
Prof. Takao Someya University of Tokyo (JP)
Dr. Barbara Stadlober Joanneum Research Forschungsgesellschaft mbh (AT)