15th EMVA Business Conference brings together international machine vision players in Prague
Few remaining conference passes available for first half years' industry highlight
The opening keynote will be given by Sony Kapoor, Managing Director of the international think tank Re-Define. He will address Europe's economic development under the actually volatile conditions with a special focus on Brexit giving example for other regions and states within Europe strengthening separation trends. Prof. Vaclav Hlavac will introduce Machine Vision activities in the Czech Republic, host country to the EMVA Business Conference2017.
In the technical session Ignazio Piacentini will talk about automated camera micro assembling and Luca Verre highlights a Bio-inspired sensor. Piet DeMoor will focus on “CCD-in-CMOS Time Delay Integration imagers: the best of 2 worlds”.
The afternoon CEO panel discussion with four CEOs of camera manufacturers, namely Dr. Jost van Kuijk from ADIMEC; Frank Grube from ALLIED VISION; Dr. Dietmar Ley from BASLER and Dr. Albert Schmidt from BAUMER Optronic centers on “Camera trends - Low cost competition with Asia or niche strategy”. After that, EMVA President Jochem Herrmann gives an update on Machine Vision Standards.
On the second conference day, Giles Peckham dedicates his presentation to “Fusing Programmable Logic with Common Embedded Vision” and Lucas Vrabel talks about the new megatrend Machine Learning. This is being followed by the laudation for the winner of the EMVA Young Professional Award 2017 and the winner presentation of the awarded work. The conference closes with a keynote speech by Adam Kingl, Executive Director of Thought Leadership for London Business School Executive Education titled “How to attract, retain and manage generation Y”.
Shortly prior to the official start of the EMVA Business Conference, EMVA members meet in Prague for their 2017 General Assembly.
The complete conference program 2017 as well as access to the last remaining conference passes can be found on www.business-conference-emva.org
European Machine Vision Association
Founded in May 2003 in Barcelona, the European Machine Vision Association currently has about 100+ members representing more than 20 nations. Its aim is to promote the development and use of machine vision technology and to support the interests of its members - machine vision companies, research institutions and national machine vision associations. The main fields of work of EMVA are: standardization, statistics, the annual EMVA Business Conference and other networking events, European research funding, public relations and marketing. To find out more visit the web site www.emva.org.