Inspiration, motivation and knowledge to all visitors! You as a visitor of the exhibition will receive a free seminar program to take part of. Take a break from the exhibition lap and listen to highly relevant and world-class speakers.
We want to pamper you with a nice breakfast held in association with an interesting seminar held by Anders Bell from Volvo Car Corporation.
The event is free from costs but you will have to sign up.
Breakfast is served 8.45am
Marcus starts his seminar 9.15am
About the seminar:
Premium Automotive Interiors – and our complex relationship to plastics*
Plastics are fundamental in creating automotive interiors, but also gives negative associations in terms of perceived quality. No car maker want to have the judgement “plastic interior” printed in the press. Anders Bell will talk about the considerations made when selecting materials for automotive interiors, challenges in automotive interior plastics and provide an insight on the new Volvo S90 material selection process.
Anders Bell, Senior Director, Interior Engineering, Volvo Car Corporation
* This seminar is held in english
Nanotechnology provides materials that drive the next technology revolution!
Maria Strømme is a Professor in Nanotechnology and vice president of the Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences. In her Summer Talk in the Swedish radio channel P1 in August 2015, she presented how nano technology can change our lives. At Plastteknik Nordic, she will provide examples that show where we stand in nanotechnology development today and how the enormous potential of nanotechnology allows change both our business and the prospects for our industry.
Maria Strømme, professor of nanotechnology at the Department of Engineering Sciences, Nanotechnology and Functional Materials at Uppsala University
IKEM is investing in skills
Right skills give business innovation and growth. How can the plastics industry find new employees and developing existing staff?
IKEM talk about how we invest in the plastic industry's skills and discuss what affects it. How does the educational meet the industry´s requirements? How do politicians and authorities look on skills? What can we, together with member companies do for plastics companies to gain access to competent employees?
Greta Hjortzberg, Responsible for providing competence, IKEM (Innovation and chemical industries in Sweden)
Announcement of the nominees of the Plastic Industry Awards with SPIF!
Experience when Anna Winblad Von Walter & Leif Nilsson from SPIF announce the nominees of the honorable competition Plastic Industry Awards. Later during the night, a gala dinner will be held where the winners are being presented. Do not miss this!
Swedish injection molding - world class?
- How does the Swedish molding relative to Germany and Turkey?
- In what areas are we leading?
- Where is there potential to become better, both internally as against competitors?
Jonas Ewing, CEO, Rosti Sweden AB
Best attitude wins*
He is the skipper who has challenged both himself, his crew and vessel design and materials in four round-the- world-races and two America's Cup. Listen to a seminar where he lectures entertaining on:
• Winning attitudes and mindset
• Personal liability
• team interaction
Gurra Krantz, one of Sweden’s best-known sailing personalities with two America’s Cup races and four round-the-world sailings behind him
* This seminar is held in english
The new industrial design - developing products for a rapidly changing landscape
Are you worried that your business suddenly will be bypassed by a new, innovative company that make all your products feel old and undesirable? Do you feel that you are challenged by rapid market change rather than being the rapid change yourself? If so - you should consider a new breed of industrial designers to help you out. People People will walk you through the differences between old and new industrial design and show you how you might benefit from the new.
Johan Frössén, Co-founder, People People
The 15 most inspiring materials and technologies in existence*
Attend this entertaining talk to learn about 15 materials and technologies that will intrigue and inspire any product developer. You'll get to learn about paper that can be printed without ink, tape that sticks with no glue, a new type of magnets with extraordinary behaviours, a textile that moves water in only one direction, micro-structures which control light in novel ways, and much more. There will be physical samples of all the materials and technologies that you explore after the talk.
Erik Haastrup Muller, CEO, Futation
*This seminar is held in english
How can a designer save time and money?
Through a deeper understanding of different authorities having jurisdiction 's needs and an open "design thinking" early in a project, the likelihood that the right things are being developed are increased, whether it be physical products or services. The solutions are validated in a quick iterative process to not waste time during the project. Design in order to understand what and why, not just how!
Jonas Svennberg, Industrial Designer & CEO, Zenit Design
Kajsa Bobjer, Industrial Designer (Service design), Zenit Design
Mathias Walter, Industrial Designer (Design strategy), Zenit Design
Molded fiber biocomposites based on modified biofibres
Award-winning OrganoClick has through their research within modification of cellulose fibers, developed several high-profile green materials. With the newly developed production technology within fiber-casting, the company now launches its most advanced material made of biocomposites with qualities such as extreme water resistance, flame resistance and protection against fungus. Applications have already begun to be explored in the automotive, furniture and construction industries.
Mårten Hellberg, CEO, OrganoClick AB
How to succeed with sustainable material innovation
Group Paxymer and PP polymer has more than 30 years of experience of sustainable material innovation. Amit Paul, CEO of Paxymer - the green flame - will share concrete examples of successful innovation materials from the Group's history and the key success factors. It will be an inspiring lecture on material development in the forefront.
Amit Paul, Managing Director, Paxymer
Design that creates life quality!
Get inspired by Christian´s and Staffan´s work to create the most attractive artificial legs! As an Orthopaedic Engineer, Christian uses artificial legs and has experienced an increased demand to create a more modern cosmetic solution. With the help of the Industrial Designer and close friend Staffan, a concept has elaborated involving 3D printing. They were recently priced on the gala "Kreativa Skåne" for their creativity. An excellent example of how a design process can give new life to old methods and also contribute to an increased quality of life!
Staffan Dahlberg, Industry Designer, Founder, Anatomic Studios
Christian Veraeus, Orthopaedic Engineer, Aktiv Ortopedteknik
Explore Tomorrow's challenges and how manufacturing and product design companies can create growth opportunities with the help of immaterial rights
Immaterial rights are increasingly important for business growth and development. Companies with patents, trademarks and design rights have more employees and higher income recipients than companies without such assets. Right now many changes in immaterial rights can affect the company's strategic operations and growth, in a large extent
There is an exciting future before us and therefor, Groth & Co IP Law firm want to give you the opportunity to listen to a seminar about different challenges within this area and how we can help companies in your industry already today!
Niclas Hannerstig, Lawyer, Groth & Co i Malmö