International expertise

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.

To aid content selection, support is provided by several boards across a broad selection of specialist areas:

LOPEC Strategic Advisory Board

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

LOPEC Conference Board

Chair Name Company, Position
Chair General Chair Name Wolfgang Mildner Company, Position MSW (DE),
Founder and CEO
Chair Business Conference Chair Name Dr. Michael Korell Company, Position Evonik (DE),
Project Manager
Chair Technical Conference Chair Name Prof. Gerwin Gelinck Company, Position TNO/Holst Centre (NL),
Program Director
Chair Scientific Conference Chair Name Prof. Antonio Facchetti Company, Position Flexterra (US),
Co-Founder and CSO,
Northwestern University, Adjunct Professor of Chemistry
Chair Short Course Chair Name Prof. Jukka Hast Company, Position VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (FI),
Research Professor - VTT Printed Intelligence
Chair Exhibition Chair Name Andrea Glawe Company, Position KROENERT (DE),
Regional Sales Director

Technical Session Chairs 2020

Session Name Company, Position
Session Smart and Hybrid Systems Name Dr. Richard Price Company, Position PragmatIC (UK),
CTO
Session Flexible and large-area Displays Name Dr. Edzer Huitema Company, Position Apple (US),
Senior Manager Hardware Engineering
Session Human-machine Interfaces (HMI) Name Arne Casteleyn Company, Position Quad-Industries (BE),
Sales Director & Business Development Manager
Session Wearable Electronics Name Dr. Juha Virtanen Company, Position GE Healthcare (FI),
Hardware Architect – Wireless Sensors
Session Energy Name Prof. Gerwin Gelinck Company, Position TNO/Holst Centre (NL),
Program Director
Session Upscaling Production and Manufacturing Processes Name Prof. Dr. Karlheinz Bock Company, Position Technische Universität Dresden (DE)
Session Biomedical applications Name Dr. Kerry Adams Company, Position DuPont Photovoltaic and Advanced Materials (UK),
Market Segment Manager
Session Functional Materials Name Dr. Stijn Gillissen Company, Position Henkel (UK),
Global Market Segment Manager Medical Electronics
Session Substrates and Encapsulation Name Dr. John Fahlteich Company, Position Fraunhofer FEP (DE),
Research Group Leader
Session Publicly Funded Projects Name Dr. Jérôme Gavillet Company, Position CEA-Liten (FR),
Printed Electronic Program Director
Session Lighting Name Claudia Keibler-Willner Company, Position Fraunhofer FEP (DE),
Head of Department S2S Organic-Technology
Session 3D Structural Electronics Name Prof. Jörg Franke Company, Position Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (DE),
Institute for Factory Automation and Production Systems
Session Smart Textiles Name Thomas Gnahm Company, Position Wear it Berlin GmbH (DE),
CEO

Scientific Board

Chair Name Company, Position
Chair Scientific Conference Chair Name Prof. Antonio Facchetti Company, Position Northwestern University Flexterra (US),
Adjunct Professor, Co-Founder and CSO
Chair Publication Chair Name Prof. Jukka Hast Company, Position VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (FI),
Research Professor - VTT Printed Intelligence
Chair Program Chair America Name Prof. John West Company, Position Kent State University (US)
Chair Program Chair Asia & Oceania Name Prof. Sung-Lim Ko Company, Position Konkuk University (KR)
Chair Program Chair Europe Name Prof. Luisa Torsi Company, Position University of Bari (IT)
Chair Short Course Chair Name Prof. Jukka Hast Company, Position VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (FI),
Research Professor - VTT Printed Intelligence

Scientific Board Members

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