IFR press release

6th IFR CEO Round Table on Easy to use Robots

Two Users and one Chinese Robot Supplier will participate

March 2014

International press event of the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) at the AUTOMATICA in Munich on 4 June 2014

The IFR invites the international press to the 6th IFR CEO Round Table Discussion on

4 June 2014
09:00 hrs to 11:00 hrs
Messe Munich
Restaurant Turmblick, Entrance East

Dr. Day from HON HAI Precision Industry Co. (also known as Foxconn Technology Group) as a robot user in the electronics industry and Dr. Stefan-Markus Baginski from BMW as a robot user in the automotive industry will discuss among robot suppliers on "Easy to use robots - challenge and chance to capture new applications and customers".

Panelists

Dr. Chia P. Day
Senior Vice President
HON HAI Precision Industry Co. LTD.
Taiwan

Dr. Stefan-Markus Baginski
Senior Manager Installations,
Control Systems and Joining Technology Body-in-White
BMW, Germany

Stefan Lampa
Global Head of
Robots & Applications
ABB Switzerland

Jiegao Wang
Vice General Manager
ESTUN Robotics Co.Ltd.
People's Republic of China

Olaf Kramm
CEO Fanuc Germany and Member of the Executive Committee
FANUC Robotics Europe

Manfred Gundel, KUKA

Manfred Gundel
CEO
KUKA Roboter
Germany

Manfred Stern
President & COO
YASKAWA EUROPE
Germany

Agenda

1. Welcoming words and presentation of the participants of the CEO Round Table by Gudrun Litzenberger, IFR General Secretary 

2. Presentation of the preliminary results of World Robotics Industrial Robots 2014 by the IFR President Arturo Baroncelli, COMAU

3. Discussion on "Easy to use robots - challenge and chance to capture new applications and customers" with:

Robot user (electronics):

  • Dr. Chia P. Day, Senior Vice President, HON HAI Precision Industry Co. LTD., Taiwan

Robot user (automotive):

  • Dr. Stefan-Markus Baginski, Senior Manager Installations, Control Systems and Joining Technology Body-in-White, BMW, Germany

Robot suppliers:

  • Stefan Lampa, Global Head of Robots & Applications, ABB Robotics, Switzerland
  • Jiegao Wang, Vice General Manager, ESTUN Robotics Co.Ltd., People's Republic of China
  • Olaf Kramm, CEO Fanuc Germany and Member of the Executive Committee FANUC Robotics Europe
  • Manfred Gundel, CEO, KUKA Roboter, Germany
  • Manfred Stern, President & COO, YASKAWA Europe, Germany    

      Moderator

  • Ken Fouhy, VDI nachrichten, Germany

4. Get together and personal interviews with the international robot experts

Take the chance and meet the most competent robotics experts in the world!

We are looking forward to meeting you at the IFR CEO Round Table at the AUTOMATICA in Munich!