EPIC Online Technology Meeting on Vision and Imaging Camera Systems

14 September 2020

15:00 – 17:00 CEST


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Vision systems provide optical non contact inspection, position control, flaws, colors, object recognition, etc. for online controls on several manufacturing lines in industries such as automotive, semiconductor, medical, packaging, etc. Current challenging requirements for camera manufactures such as resolution, scan mode, sensor size, sensitivity, integrated optics, AI and algorithms will be discussed with all main stakeholder of all the value chain

Spirit of the meetings

During these online technology meetings, we are looking for the challenges the industry is facing and bringing together the entire supply chain to address these challenges. Bringing together end-users with component suppliers and system integrators that will answer the EPIC question “What can you do for them and what can they do for you”creates the perfect foundation to establish new business relationships and find ways for new collaborations and partnerships

Watch us LIVE on YouTube

These online technology meetings take place in Zoom with a limited group of people. If you would like to attend the meeting, please register below. There are limited seats and we allow only one person per company, but all our online technology meetings can be viewed LIVE on YouTube or be viewed afterwards if you have missed it. Here is the link to this meeting to view it on our YouTube channel EPICPhotonics


Dr. Jose Pozo, CTO at EPIC
Dr. Elena Beletkaia, Project Leader for Sensing and Healthcare Technologies at EPIC


President of the EMVA and Director at Vision Ventures, an M&A advisory firm specializing in vision technology. Previously Director Advanced Technology at Rockwell Automation, and CEO and co-founder at 3D imaging specialist Odos Imaging.

Rand Swanson holds a Ph.D. in physics and is a co-founder and president of Resonon, Inc. He specializes in radiometric modeling of hyperspectral imagers and developing new instrument concepts.

Begun his career as an electrical engineer, move into automation working for a manufacturer of packaging and bottling machines for Coca Cola. Ran a distributor for Cognex vision systems for 14 years. Finally joining Universal Robots as a UK manager.

Mark Gray
Sales Manager UK & Ireland at Universal Robots
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More information about René can be found here.

René Heine
Co-Founder and CEO at Cubert
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27 years of experience in Infrared vision technology-focused in the Security and industrial sectors. Currently at Xenics, Europe’s leading developer & manufacturer of advanced infrared sensors, cameras, and customized imaging solutions from SWIR to LWIR.

Marc Larive
Strategic Marketing Manager at Xenics
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Holds an engineering degree of the Friedrich-Alexander-University, Erlangen-Nürnberg. Joined Posalux in 2016, was appointed to the position CTO in 2019. Has great knowledge of customer requirements and machine solutions for mass production.

Udo Heinzel
Research and Development Manager at Posalux
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Erik and his team develop a variety of agri-food vision-based robotic solutions with industry. A network coordinator of the European agROBOfood network also holds board positions in EU Robotics Topic Group on Agriculture and Dutch robotic communities.

Erik Pekkeriet
Program Manager Agro Food Robotics at Wageningen University
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Alexander Telle, CEO at ACM Coatings
Andrea Dunbar, Sector Head, Edge Ai & Vision at CSEM
Andreas Beising, Director at Mibera
Andreas Vidman, CEO at Prediktera
Andreas Umbach, CEO at AUCCEPT Consulting
Andres Cifuentes, CEO at Ase Optics Europe
Benjamin Bernard, Unit Process Development Expert at Infineon
Bernd Reimann, Head of AI Center at Hexagon Technology Center
Bernd Grammer, Business Development Manager at SABIC
Bríd Connolly, Strategic Applications Manager at Toppan Photomasks
Dan Negrea, Senior VP New Technologies at AEMtec
Elisa Parola, Sales Engineer at Stemmer Imaging
Eric Drean, Director at PHOTON LINES
Gabriele Jansen, Managing Partner at Vision Ventures
Georg Draude, General Manager at Chroma
Glenn-Yves Plaine, Sales and Marketing Manager at Corning
Hossein Movla, Research Scientist at University of Tabriz
Jan Vermeiren, Business Development at Caeleste
Jason Donnelly, Managing Director at Medical Devices
Jeffrey Martin, CEO at MOSAIC
Johannes Rothe, Managing Director at SINOLUMINA
Juergen Zosel, Managing Director at ORAFOL Fresnel Optics
Jyri Hamalainen, Director of Sales and Marketing at Emberion
Kamal Kaur, Project Manager at UGent
Kerry Herbert, Marketing Manager at Zemax
Ksenija Varga, Key Account Manager at FujiFilm Electronic Materials
Luc Dümpelmann, Entrepreneur at ICFO’s Innovation LaunchPad
Marc van Dijk, Business Development at DEMCON
Markus Riedi, CEO at Opto
Markus Rossi, Head of Innovation Office at ams
Martijn Bouwhuis, Group Leader at R&D IMS
Martin Eibelhuber, Deputy Business Development at EV Group
Mathias Cornelissen, Application Engineer at II-VI HighYag
Niall Bolster, Business Development Director – EMEA at Pleora Technologies
Nils Haverkamp, Technology and Innovation Management at Carl Zeiss
Ofer Nir, VP Products at Inspekto
Oren Aharon, CTO at Duma Optronics
Patrick Ruffieux, Product Manager at MPS Microsystems
Philippe Monnoyer, Customer Account Lead – Hyperspectral Imaging at VTT
Ralf Leutz, General Manager leopil
Ralf G.J. Knoll, CEO at INOPTEC
Renato Turchetta, Co-Founder and CEO at IMASENIC
Roberto Fernandez Molanes, Embedded System Engineer at AIMEN
Roger Groves, Associate Professor at TU Delft
Ronald Mueller, CEO at VISION MARKETS
Sebastian Beer, Application Engineer at Hamamatsu Photonics
Sebastian Henkel, Head of Sales at asphericon
Seiya Matsumoto, Sales Manager at HOYA Corporation
Sergio Palazzi, Technical Director a Machine Vision Consulting
Timo Vuorenpaa, CTO at Senop
Toshi Motonaga, Marketing Manager at DNP Europa
Vojislav Petrovic-Filipovic, Research Topic Leader for Laser Production Technologies at JOANNEUM RESEARCH
Willem Hoving, Principal Technologist at Anteryon
Wouter Charle, Team Lead Software Development and Customer Interactions at imec
Xabier Angulo-Vinuesa, Project Manager at IK4-LORTEK


To participate, you need to have access to a computer (preferred) or phone, with video/microphone/sound, you can test your setup on Zoom. By registering, you agree that we can use your data to inform you about the details of this event. EPIC will also share the participants list with the other participants or interested parties. Participation is confirmed only when received a confirmation email from the EPIC staff.
Note: We allow only 1 person per company to participate in the Zoom room. Everyone is of course welcome to join us via YouTube. All attendees in Zoom are expected to participate in the full length of the meeting. By registering you acknowledge our GDPR Statement.


EPIC Events Manager Sharara Qasemova: sharara.qasemova@epic-assoc.com; mobile: +420 775465552