Innovation and Networking Days 2018

18 September 2018

On November 21 – 22, 2018 the Innovation and Networking Days will be hosted in Torino by the LINKS Foundation, following the two previous successful editions held in Bonn in 2013 and 2017. The event is co-organized by ISMB and by the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology (FIT).

The Innovation and Networking Days allow Innovators from industry, research and public administrations to meet, share, network and discuss different facets of a broad topic that, in this edition, will be How Information and Communication Technologies can support environmental sustainability of production, products and services.

The event unfolds through two consecutive half-days organized around inspirational speeches and technical presentations, informal discussions at World Café and networking opportunities. 


Day 1: Environmental Sustainability of Production
12:40 Registration of participants
13:00 Welcome and institutional greetings
13:20 Plenary Session: Environmental Sustainability of Production
• Keynote speech: Systemic Eco-design
• Digital manufacturing in the circular economy
• Marketplace to enable industrial symbiosis
• Real time monitoring for process resources optimization (focus on Aluminium)
15:10 Coffee break
15:40 World Café’s
• Smart mobility
• Smart city services
• Circular Economy/Sustainability
• Resilience to foster people wellbeing
• Business models and Citizens engagement
• Digitizing European industry
18:00 Networking Cocktail
20:00 End of Day 1

Day 2: Environmental Sustainability of Products and Services
9:00 Plenary Session: Environmental Sustainability of Products and Services
• Keynote speech: Renewables, e-mobility
• How ICT is hepling to shape reilways of the future
• Smart roads
• New initiative "Cargo sous terrain"
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 Plenary Session: Environmental Sustainability of Products and Services
• Smart-grid and micro-grid: challanges and solutions
• Prosumers collaboration schemes and awards in Demand Response programs: the DELTA project approach
• ICT and user engagement for more sustainable and healthier cities
• ICT and user engagement for resilient and safer cities
• Bio-inspired solutions for smart and green cities
13:00 End of Day 2