Detailed programme

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Wednesday, March 14

Registration 08:00 - 08:30

Opening of the seminar 08:30 - 09:00

Prof. David Cameron, Lappeenranta University of Technology
Rector Heikki Saastamoinen, Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences
Development Director Juha Kauppinen, Miktech Oy
CEO Jari Varjotie, Savo-Solar Oy

Session 1, Opening lecture 09:00 - 09:40

Friction and wear control by coatings

Session 2, Solutions in machine building 10:10 - 11:50

Load sensing thin film structures
Fimecc’s Demanding applications call for robust coatings
FICANet - Marketplace for coating and anti-corrosion know-how
Coatings for solid lubrication

Company presentation: Roth & Rau 12:50 - 13:05

Session 3, Coatings on flexible substrates 13:05 - 14:45

Printed electronics on paper
Barrier layers on paper-based packaging
Plasma-nano process for Design an Synthesis of Functional Films

Session 4, Sensors and nanotechnology 15:15 - 16:30

Status and potential of Finnish Nanotechnology
Coatings in printed sensors
Structural characterization of thin films and coatings by X-ray scattering methods

Tertti Manor seminar dinner form Hotel Vaakuna 18:15

Thursday, March 15

Session 5, Industrialisation of Atomic Layer Deposition 08:30 - 10:10

Fast-ALD - an atmospheric ALD process
In-line atmospheric pressure ALD
Industrial ALD systems
Development of roll-to-roll atomic layer deposition

Session 6, Solar thermal applications 10:40 - 11:55

Testing of materials for solar exposure
High temperature coatings for concentrated collectors
Coatings for solar thermal collectors

Company presentation: Neoplas 12:55 - 13:10

Session 7, Solar thermal systems 12:10 - 16:55

Solar thermal development in the world
Sitra's energy programme
Big Installations around the world
Solar district heating: why is Denmark leading
Solar district heating in Germany
District heating system in Finland
Flat-plate collectors for cooling and heating purposes
Full AI district heating

Mikkeli City reception at Mikkeli City Hall 18:00
Evening get together at Gastropub Eino 19:30

    Friday, March 16

    Post seminar sessions and activities

    Friday will be spent at Anttolanhovi. There will be informal sessions where you can discuss coating issues face to face with some of the world’s foremost coatings experts and take part in recreations such as ice fishing, snow-mobiling and a traditional Finnish smoke sauna.

    Bus leaves to Anttolanhovi from Hotel Vaakuna 09:00

    Arrival at Anttolanhovi 10:00
    Outdoor activities (ice fishing, winter olympics etc.)
    Lunch 11:30
    Smoke sauna 13:00
    Dinner 16:00

    Bus back hotel Vaakuna and Mikkeli Train Station 18:00