International Congress Center Event Munich on February 2015


The world’s most profound event for wearables can once again gather all vital players of the wearable tech ecosystem at the 14th Wearable Technologies Conference in Munich on February 2 and 3 2015.

Impressions from last year’s event in Munich:

Agenda 14th Wearable Technologies Conference 2015 In Europe

Monday, 27th January 2015
09:00 Welcome and Introduction
IntroductionChristian Stammel, CEO,Wearable Technologies
Keynote: To Ubiquity and Beyond – the Growth of AppcessoriesNick Hunn, Wireless Evangelist,Wifore Consulting Ltd
9:50 Enabling Tech: New Materials
From Memory to Processing Power: Mobile Components for Your Wearable DeviceDr. Stylianos Mamagkakis, Manager Strategic Business Development,Samsung Semiconductor Europe GmbH
Integrating Printed Graphene Inks with Traditional ElectronicsRichard C.T. Howe, Scientist,Cambridge Graphene Centre, University of Cambridge
Rainbow Warriors – Wearable & Sustainable Technologies for ChildrenEsther Zahn, Designer,Kunsthochschule Berlin Weißensee
10:55 Break
11:25 Enabling Tech: Communication
Connecting Life WirelesslyVolker Prüller, Marketing Director,Texas Instruments
GestIC – Touchless Gesture InterfaceDr. Roland Aubauer, Technical Director,Microchip Technology
Mobile: the Largest Health and Wellness PlatformThomas J. Olesen, Commercial Director,Qualcomm Life
12:25 Lunch Break
14:00 Enabling Tech: Sensors
Emerging MEMS Sensor Technologies and ApplicationsDr. Wolfgang Schmitt, Senior Manager Strategic Marketing,Bosch Sensortec GmbH
Flexible Sensor Materials for Improved Product DevelopmentDr. Mark Melnykowycz, Scientist,Empa – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology
14:40 Enabling Tech: Energy moderated by Simon Jones, OnPR
The power in you: Energy-Harvesting Sensors for Body Area NetworksMatthias Kassner, Product Marketing Director,EnOcean GmbH
Solid State Thin Film Battery: Future Energy Storage Source for Wearable DevicesB. Leo Kwak, DMTS,Applied Materials, Inc.
15:20 Break
15:50 Enabling Tech: User Interface & Prototyping
Design & Prototyping of User Experiences for Google GlassThomas Fickert, Founder and CEO,DEXPERIO
16:10 WT Innovation World Cup Award Ceremony
IntroductionAndrea Onetti, General Manager of Analog and Audio Systems Division,STMicroelectronics
Elevator Pitches of the Finalists
Contact lens displayProf. Zeev Zalevsky, Vice Dean,Bar-Ilan University Faculty of engineering
InstabeatHind Hobeika, Founder,Instabeat
Mbody Shorts with Sensors Measuring Muscular ActivityAntti Pihlakoski, Chairman of the Board,Myontec
Revolutionary Human Performance Monitoring ToolsAlexandros Giannakis, CEO,SenseCore
A Wearable Continuous Remote Monitoring and Emergency DeviceBhairav Shankar, CEO,Avantari
VSM – Next Generation Wearable Vital Sign MonitoringDr. Andreas Caduff, CEO,Biovotion
Eyes-On Glasses: Medical Imaging & Informatics Heads Mounted Display/Camera SystemFriedrich Raith, Managing Director,Evena Medical
OpenGo TherapistDr. Maximilian Müller, CEO,Moticon
UVA+B SunFriendKarin Edgett, CEO & Owner,Sensor Sensor
GuideMeBadreddine Zebbiche, Founder,GuideMe
Limmex Emergency WatchMartin Reber, CEO,Limmex
Healthcare Safety through Advanced Real-Time LocatingMichael Szücs, Director Marketing & Business Development,9Solutions
Headway – the New Generation of Loudspeaker for Motorcycle HelmetsSophie Willborn, CEO,Headway
Mood PlayerAnts Patrik Maran, Owner,Ulocs
ViviTouch EAP Headphone – 4D SoundKarin Clauberg, EAP Research LEV Bayer Material Science,ViviTouch | A Bayer Brand
Certified Telemonitoring System Helps to Improve Chronic Disease ManagementStefan Schraps, Managing Director,BodyTel
HzO WaterBlockChris Bryant, Vice President,HzO
Portable Monitor with the “Cloud”Lining Peng,KeLiWei
A Smart Button – Wearable Sensor and Sleep AnalyserDr. Arturas Vaitaitis, Managing Director,Artur Technologies LLC
Announcement of the Winner
18:00 Get-Together
Tuesday, 28th January 2015
09:00 Welcome and Introduction
Keynote: From Carryables to Wearables to Implantables and BeyondDr. Isabel Pedersen, Research Chair and Associate Professor,University of Ontario Institute of Technology Canada
Keynote: Make it WearableNeil Cox, Marketing Director,Intel Corporation
10:00 Panel Discussion: Wearable Technologies – Growth Potential
Harry Strasser, Managing Partner,Wearable Technologies AG
Josh Flood, Senior Analyst,ABI Research
Special guest
10:45 Break
11:15 Smart Watches & Wristbands moderated by Simon Jones, OnPR
Smart Wearables – A New Ecosystem of Wearable Devices and PartnersJonas Olsson, Head of Experience Planning and Senior Specialist,Sony Mobile Companion Products
Bond Touch – a modular system of high tech jewelleryChristoph Dressel, COO,Kwamecorp, Ltd.
Investing in Wearables – What are the Prospects for the New Entrants?Bo Ilsoe, Partner,Nokia Growth Partners
Smartwatch. Reinvented.Simon Tian, Founder & CEO,Neptune
12:35 Lunch Break
14:00 Smart Glasses & AR moderated by Thomas Alt, CEO, metaio
From Vanity to Vogue: The Evolution of Smart GlassesTim Moore, Director of Technology,Rochester Optical
Google Glass: From Head Mounted Displays to Microinteractions Based ComputingGernot Bahle, Senior Researcher,DFKI
14:40 Safety & Security
Wearable Technology the Reality behind the HypeAnmol Sood, CEO,Equivital
Diabetes: Connected for Better OutcomeHorst Merkle, Director Information Management Systems,Roche Diagnostics
Certification and InteroperabilityRichelieu Quoi, Product Manager,UL
15:40 Break
16:10 Health & Fitness
Grassroots in digital healthEugene Jorov, Co-founder,Seraphim Sense
Push your Fitness Further with Stats Right on Your WristGareth Jones, General Manager EMEA,Fitbit
Designing an Experience not a TechnologyDhananja Jayalath, CEO,Athos
17:10 Beyond the Body
The Connected BodyPatrice Slupowski, Vice-President Digital Innovation,Orange
Welcome To the Clickable WorldMuhammad Abdurrahman, CEO,Playtabase
17:50 Wrap-Up Session



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