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Join us for IMSE® Days 5.0!


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IMSE Days is a smart surfaces event, ready for its fifth edition in June 2023 in Oulu, Finland. 

Be prepared for three days full of knowledge-sharing and inspirational talks that will enhance your understanding of smart surfaces built with In-Mold Structural Electronics technology.

Monday, June 12th

7:00pm Welcoming evening reception hosted by BusinessOulu and the City of Oulu.


Tuesday, June 13th

8.00am Breakfast available

9.00am Introduction to IMSE Days 5.0

9.40am Keynotes

  • Transfer to Higher TRL of IMSE for Automotive Components
    Fabio Scaffidi Muta, Ph.D. Material Specialist, Stellantis
  • From Prototype to Series Production - IMSE for Automotive Applications
    Hubert Bieder, Manager Smart Materials, Mercedes-Benz AG
  • Discussion and Q&A


12.30pm Session 1: Design with Light - Light as a UX for HMIs

  • Interior Lighting, New Dimension of Automotive User Experience
    Philippe Aumont, General Editor, DVN-Interior, Driving Vision News
  • Challenges in Design - New Technologies to Bridge the User Experience Gap
    Antti Mäkelä, Head of Strategy & Products, Partner, Aivan Design
  • Automotive is Dynamic - Enabling New Dynamic and Colorful Ambient Lighting by Using Intelligent RGB LEDs with Open System Protocol
    Michael Brandl, Director System Solutions Engineering Automotive Systems, ams OSRAM
  • Q&A
Coffee Break & Meet the Experts

2.45pm Session 2: Sustainable Mobility - Challenges to the Market

  • Key Drivers for the Future of Aircraft Cabin Interiors
    Helio Albino, Founder, 3AERO
    Fábio Cesar do Nascimento, Founder, VECTOR LAB
  • IMSE Additive Manufacturing - Status and Opportunities
    Jan Denecke, Business and Global Sales Development, HSL srl.
  • Illumination for Large Polycarbonate Exterior Parts by IMSE
    Jonas Künzel, Application Development Specialty Films, Covestro AG
  • Q&A
5.00pm Buses leave from Nallikari to the Hotels

Wednesday, June 14th

During the four sessions of the second day, you'll learn the steps of evaluating and designing an IMSE application with a practical example.

8.00am Breakfast available

8.30am Session 1: IMSE Feasibility - How to choose the right applications for IMSE
  • Led by TactoTek
  • In this session, we learn how to objectively assess the suitability of applications for IMSE.
Coffee Break & Meet the Experts

10.00am Session 2: Design with light - How to differentiate with an IMSE Application
  • Led by csi entwicklungstechnik
  • This session provides a step-by-step guide on engineering the IMSE application.

12.30pm Session 3: Manufacturing and costing an IMSE part 
  • Led by TactoTek and partners DuraTech Industries and Profile Plastics
  • We provide you with a step-by-step guide on manufacturing and costing the IMSE part designed in session 2.
Coffee Break & Meet the Experts

2.30pm Session 4:  Stakeholder analysis of Sustainability
  • Led by TactoTek
  • In this session, we work together to find the forces in play for Sustainability from the perspective of a variety of stakeholders
4.30PM Buses leave from Nallikari to the Hotels

Evening program

6.00pm Buses leave from Radisson Blu and Lapland Hotels

After two intensive days, it's time to relax at the beautiful Maikkula Mansion, with great food and company. The program covers reception, dinner, networking and sauna. You may also want to try swimming in Oulujoki river (the water may be quite chilly, though!).


Thursday, June 15th

Immerse yourself to the latest innovations at TactoTek

9.00am Introduction 

Talks on materials, technology and manufacturing from the ecosystem:

  • Functional Adhesives for In-Mold and Flexible Electronics
    Sven Hujo, Specialist Product Management Consumer Assembly, Delo Industrial Adhesives 
  • Stretchable and Thermoformable Inks for Automotive Applications
    Peter Weigand, Global Market Segment Leader Automotive, Celanese Deutschland GmbH
  • HAPTIVITY® i+ - Integration of HAPTIVITY®  into IMSE®
    Daisuke Takahashi, Manager of Applied Product Engineering Section, Corporate Display Group, KYOCERA Corporation
  • IMSE Technology: How to Choose the Right SMT and Dispensing Equipment - The Importance of Dealing with Adhesives and Components
    Franck Genonceau, Director of Sales Europe and Asia, Essemtec AG

Coffee Break

11.30am - 12.30pm Tour at IMSE Experience Center and Technology Development Lab

Have a question? Please send us a message and we'll be happy to help.

For key highlights from IMSE Days 4.0, take a look at the video below and check out our blog

See you soon!

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12.6.2023 19:00


15.6.2023 13:00

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We warmly welcome you to join us in fostering the revolution of smart surfaces with the help of In-Mold Structural Electronics - IMSE!


IMSE® Days 5.0 conference is sponsored by Covestro.



Organized in partnership with BusinessOulu.