"Is electronics for sustainability really sustainable?"

on March 23, 2023 in Ilmenau.


Our speakers come from different industries and research institutions, they are united by their focus on sustainable topics, be it aspects of electronics manufacturing regarding used materials and processes for the optimization of resource consumption or sensor technology, IT and methodology for the regulation of sustainability relevant aspects. We have put together the following program for you:


09:00 - 09:10 Welcome of the participants

09:10 - 09:35 Martin Ziegler, TU Ilmenau:
"Bio-Inspired Information Pathways"

09:35 -10:00 Karsten Schischke, Fraunhofer IZM:
"Towards climate neutrality: where are the hotspots in the electronics supply chain and what are the opportunities for action?"

10:00 - 10:25 Stephan Guttowski, Forschungsfabrik Mikroelektronik Deutschland (FMD):
"Competence center for resource-conscious information and communication technology - Green ICT @ FMD."

10:25 - 10:50 Wolfgang Nuechter, Bosch:
"Sustainability in electronics and semiconductor manufacturing using the example of CO2 reduction"

10:50 - 11:20 Break + Exhibition


11:20 - 11:45 Andreas Karch, Indium Corporation:
"Energy efficiency in reflow soldering through new composite solder materials"

11:45 - 12:10 Felix Plitzko, Patrick Franken, Aisler:
"Climate-neutral and yield-optimized printed circuit boards for prototypes and small series"

12:10 - 12:35 Stefan Merlau, Heraeus:
"Combined approach to solder alloy and flux development for cost-effective, high-reliability solder joints in automotive electronics"

12:35 - 13:00 Marco Dörr, Solderpunks:
"From ore to scrap - a behind-the-scenes look at the electronics industry"


13:00 - 14:15 Lunch + exhibition


14:15 - 14:40 Franziska Maisel, TU Berlin / Fraunhofer IZM:
"Circular economy in the electronics industry - use of recycled plastics in new electrical and electronic equipment"

14:40 - 15:05 Arthur Rönisch, Turck Duotec:
"Clear vision for the energy transition - The potential of innovative quantum sensor technology for the digitalization of low-voltage distribution networks"

15:05 - 15:30 Klaus Hofmann, TU Darmstadt:
"Ultrasonic sensor system for high-precision analysis of binary mixed gases"

15:30 - 15:55 Jens Struckmeier, Cloud&Heat Technologies:
"Sustainable HPC and AI data centers with waste heat recovery."

15:55 - 16:10 Farewell.


We and looking forward to your participation, a good technical and networking exchange. For updates and more information, please visit https://imaps.de/events/. The seminar will take place in the Curiebau (formerly "Technikum") on the city campus at the TU Ilmenau, Weimarer Straße 25.

Please register for participation in advance at https://www.conftool.net/imaps-seminar-2023/index.php?page=login