Detailed Preliminary Programme

Tuesday, 16th June 2015

13:00 Welcome, coffee & registration
13:20 Official opening

Session 1
Opening/Plenary Session

High-Tech-Remanufacturing by BMW
Moritz Poremba, BMW Austauschmotorenfertigung (c)

Remanufacturing by Caterpillar – Views from a World Leader
John Disharoon, Caterpillar (c)

Remanufacturing a Broad Range of Products
Doug Wolma, Dana Corporation (c)

15:00 Break

Session 2
Intercontinental Trends in Remanufacturing

The View from the United Nations EP
Dr. Janez Potocnik, United Nations EP (i)

Remanufacturing in China
Prof. Sheng Zhu and Xin Yao, NKLR/NDRC

Remanufacturing in the Americas
Prof. Nabil Nasr, RIT Golisano

Remanufacturing in Europe
Prof. Rolf Steinhilper, University of Bayreuth

17:30 Cocktail reception and snacks

(i) invited    (c) confirmed

Wednesday, 17th June 2015

09:00 Welcome

Session 3
OEM and OES Remanufacturing

Customer Benefits of Joint Product- and Remanufacturing Engineering for Automotive Electronics
Dr. Andreas Wenda, Bosch Electronics (c)

Premium Quality by Remanufacturing
Scott Wood, Rolls Royce (c)

Remanufacturing of Engines in the Age of Downsizing
Speaker t.b.d., General Motors/Opel (i)

Session 4
Resource Efficient Remanufacturing

Sustainability in Remanufacturing Operations
Dr. Golinska, Politechnika Poznanska

Cleaning and Remanufacturing
Walter Dieter Mack, AdunaTEC

What Hinders Existing Product Remanufacturing Operations? Evidence from the Field
Marta Jakowczky, University Manchester

11:00 Break

Session 5
OES and IAM Remanufacturing

Balancing Growth and Innovation in Remanufacturing
Prof. Carsten Bücker, BU Power (c)

Remanufacturing of Commercial Vehicle Braking Systems – Challenges and Solutions
Dr.-Ing. Daniel C. F. Köhler, Knorr-Bremse Systeme für Nutzfahrzeuge (c)

From Starters and Alternators
Remanufacturing to Other Mechatronic Product Remanufacturing: Challenges, Progress and Experiences
Shingo Komatsu, Shin-Etsu Denso (c)

Session 6
Reverse Logitics and Remanufacturing Processes

Remanufacturing in the Information Age: Condition Monitoring, intelligent Decision Support Systems and KPIs
Dr. Ian Graham, Loughborough University

Towards Lean Remanufacturing: Material and Information Flows Challenges and Improvement
Jelena Kurilova, Linköping University

Today's Challenges in the Automotive Remanufacturing Business
Robert Casper, Linköping University

13:00 Lunch Break


Session 7
Remanufacturing in Asia and Australia

China Remanufacturing Industry Update and Market Insight
Wayne Yao, Duxes (c)

New Opportunities in South East Asia
David Low, Advanced Remanufacturing Technology Center Singapore (c)

Remanufacturing Automotive Mechatronics
Bob Hayllar, Injectronics Australia Pty (c)

Session 8
Remanufacturing of Medical Equipment

Remanufacturing Medical Equipment: An Innovation Driver
Dr. Markus Braun, Siemens (c)

Refurbishing/Remanufacturing: a Key Competence of a Circular Economy Oriented Company
Nestor Coronado Palma, Philips (c)

Remanufacturing as a Key Element of a Gobal Manufacturing Network
Michael Schmit, GE Healthcare (c)

Session 9
New Business Models and Design for Remanufacturing

Reverse Conserving Manufacturing
Michael Lieder, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

The European Remanufacturing Network (ERN)
David Parker, Oakdene Hollins

Sustainability Assessment of Remanufacturing
Salja Vatanen, VTT Technical Research Center of Finland

15:30 Break

Session 10
Remanufacturing Beyond Borders

Remanufacturing of Office Furniture – Innovations in Scale and Scope
Bill Davies, Davies Office (c)

Remanufacturing of Rolling Stock: Fields of Innovation
Dr. Herbert Scheller, Deutsche Bahn Fahrzeuginstandhaltung (c)

Make-New-Again – To Extend the Product Lifespan
Fernand Weiland, FJW Consulting (c)

(i) invited    (c) confirmed

Subject to change without notice.

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