Conference Programme

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Dr. Andreas Bong Head of Corporate Research & Technology Hilti AG
Dr. Bernhard Grill Deputy Director, Head of Audio Department, Inventor of MP3
Fraunhofer IIS
Peter Guse CEO Bosch Start-up Platform
Robert Bosch GmbH
Prof. Karim Lakhani Associate Professor, Principal Investigator Harvard-NASA Tournament Lab Harvard Business School
Prof. Peter Post Head of Corporate Research and Technology
Festo AG
Prof. Mitchell Tseng
Chair Professor of Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management Department; Director, Advanced Manufacturing Institute; Director, Zhejiang Advanced Manufacturing Institute Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Additional Speakers

Prof. Herbert Kohler Vice President Group Research and Sustainability, Chief Environmental Officer Daimler AG
Prof. Wilhelm Bauer Director (acting) Fraunhofer IAO and IAT University of Stuttgart
Dr. Ulf Pillkahn Head of Trendmonitoring Corporate Technology Siemens AG
Prof. Anette Weisbecker Deputy Director Fraunhofer IAO and IAT University of Stuttgart
Dr. Jeremy Klein Chairman RADMA

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014

Venue: Fraunhofer IAO, Centre for Virtual Engineering ZVE

18:00-22:00 Welcome Reception and Registration
The laboratory building, Center for Virtual Engineering ZVE of the Fraunhofer IAO, which was designed by star architect Ben van Berkel, sets new standards in more ways than one. The exterior architecture is impressive, while its interior is equipped with future-oriented laboratories and office landscapes.
The evening reception is an opportunity to start discussions, meet colleagues and also to gain insights into the laboratories located at the ZVE, including e.g. the Immersive Engineering Lab, the Light Fusion Lab and the 3D Interaction Lab.
19:00-19:30 Opening Keynote
The R&D Masterplan

Dr. Ulf Pillkahn, Siemens AG

Wednesday, June 4th 2014

Venue: Maritim Hotel Conference Centre

08:00-09:00 Registration and Coffee
09:00-09:20 Welcome to the R&D Management Conference 2014
Prof. Wilhelm Bauer, Director (acting) Fraunhofer IAO and IAT University of Stuttgart
09:20-09:30 The Research and Development Management Association RADMA
Dr. Jeremy Klein, RADMA
09:30-10:00
Successful Co-Innovation with Academic Partners
Prof. Michael Rosemann, Queensland University of Technology
10:00-10:30
Coffee Break
10:30-12:30 Parallel Sessions
Presentation and discussion of papers
12:30-13:30 Working Lunch
13:30-14:30 Parallel Sessions
Presentation and discussion of papers
14:30-15:00 Coffee Break
15:00-16:00

Interactive Workshops and Discussions
Workshops and Discussions on thematic areas of R&D Management and practical scientific topics:

Prof. Ellen Enkel:
Meet the Editors - Tips and Tricks to publish in the R&D Mgt. Journal and others

Mark Zeh:
Integrating Design Thinking into a Technology Push Innovation Process

Prof. Patricia Wolf, Prof. Peter Troxler:
Open Design and Knowledge Sharing as Innovation Strategy

Dr. Rob Phaal, Steve Rogers
The Future of Technology Roadmapping

16:00-18:00 Parallel Sessions
Presentation and discussion of papers
19:00-22:00 Reception at the Mercedes-Benz Museum
The Mercedes-Benz Museum documents in a single timeline over 125 years of automobile history. It is able to show the continuous results of world-class R&D, providing the perfect framework for the evening reception of the R&D Management Conference 2014.
19:30-20:00 Evening Keynote:
Challenges of an International R&D at a Car Manufacturer

Prof. Herbert Kohler, Daimler AG

 

Thursday, June 5th 2014

Venue: Maritim Hotel Conference Centre

08:30-09:00 Welcome Coffee
09:00-10:00 Parallel Sessions
Presentation and discussion of papers
10:00-10:30
Coffee Break
10:30-11:50 Parallel Sessions
Presentation and discussion of papers
11:50-13:00 Working Lunch
13:00-14:45 Keynotes
Link you find the List of confirmed keynote speakers
14:45-15:15 Coffee Break
15:15-16:45 Keynotes
Link you find the List of confirmed keynote speakers
16:45-17:45 Best Paper Award
Elevator Pitch for the selection of best papers
17:45-18:00 Round-up and closing
18:00-19:00 Come together
19:00-22:00 Conference Dinner at the Alte Reithalle
The Alte Reithalle provides a great ambience for the conference dinner of the R&D Management Conference 2014 through its open space and a steel architecture designed in former centuries. The architectural aspect will be enriched by a special programme planned for the conference dinner, incl. the announcement of the best paper award winners

Friday, June 6th 2014

Venue: Fraunhofer IAO, Centre for Virtual Engineering ZVE

09:00-09:30 Welcome Coffee
09:30-12:00

Fraunhofer Laboratory Visits:
Digital Engineering Lab, Urban Living Lab, Center for Virtual Engineering ZVE

09:30-10:30 Laboratory visits
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:00 Laboratory visits

PhD Session
PhD Sessions are organised in thematic groups based on the contributions and moderated by experienced academic supervisors

09:30-10:15 "Scientific Writing and Paper Crafting" Prof. Gordon Müller-Seitz
10:15-10:45 Coffee Break
11:00-12:00 Parallel PhD-Sessions

12:00-13:00 Working Lunch
Discussions and end of the official conference programme