Day 2 – Friday 26 November, 2010

The Forum will be held at JAMK, Rajakatu 35, in the auditorium FP05 (entrance door is F1).

Creating Competence

Chairman: Walter Czarnetzki, Hochschule Esslingen University of Applied Sciences, Esslingen, Germany

9:00     Strategic Co-operation between Companies and Universities
              Jouko Pitkänen, Head of Mechanical Engineering, JAMK

           Experiences of how Research Programs create Business
           Sesan Kim Sokoya, Professor,
           Middle Tennessee State University

               Design for Resource Efficiency
                    Hanno Weber, Dean, Pforzheim UAS

10.30    Break – coffee and refreshments


Bioenergy Developments for the Pulp & Paper Industry

Medwick Byrd, Professor, North Carolina State University

Innovation Lab as part of Co-operation between Companies and Universities
Case: the Development of a Racing Aeolus Car
Hugo van Tienhoven, MSc, The Hogeschool van Amsterdam
University of Applied Sciences

12:00    Lunch

Renewable Energy Exhibition

14:00 –  Workshops continue

Chairman: Horst Haberhauer

16:30 – Workshops conclusions

Group 1:

From Innovation to Business – What Does It Mean to Competences of Engineers

Group 2:

Requirements of Life-cycle Management in Product Design and Development

Group 3:

Role of Energy and Material Efficiency in Manufacturing Process

Group 4:

International Co-operation– Past and Future Projects in IFME-network

Get Together Evening

19:00    Savutuvan apaja

The evening program will be an opportunity for participants to network and meet socially with industry and education colleagues as well as get acquainted with the forum city and the Finnish nature and tradition.