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Get ready to learn and be inspired by recognisable names from our community.

Inspiration Day - 20 September

Jean-François Buggenhout


Head of Unit, Emerging and Disruptive Technologies, DG CONNECT
Session: Horizon Europe

Roberto Viola


Director-General of DG CONNECT, European Commission
Session: Open Forum

Jari Kinaret


Graphene Flagship Director, Sweden
Session: Open Forum

Mina Stareva


Head of Sector - Gender, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission
Session: Diversity

Ursula Hohlneicher


AstraZeneca, Sweden
Session: Ethics

Steven Savage


Swedish Defence Research Agency, Sweden
Session: Ethics

Norberto Patrignani


Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Session: Ethics

Marie-Alexandra Neouze Gauthey


FLAG-ERA, Belgium
Session: Horizon Europe Session

Paolo Samori


University of Strasbourg, France
Chair

Abdelqader Sumrein


European Union Observatory for Nanomaterials, Finland
Session: Sustainability

Maria Smolander


VTT, Finland
Session: Sustainability

Research Day - 21 September

Kristina Edström


Uppsala University, Sweden
Session: Plenary, Keynote Speaker

Maurizio Prato


University of Trieste, Italy
Session: Plenary, Keynote Speaker

Kin Fai Mak


Cornell University, USA
Session: Plenary, Keynote Speaker

Frank Koppens


ICFO - The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain
Session: Plenary, Invited Speaker

Aleksandra Radenovic


EPFL, Switzerland
Session: Plenary, Invited Speaker

Erik Khranovskyy


Grafren AB, Sweden
Session: 
Partnering Division, Invited Speaker

Elisabeth Sagström


SIO Grafen, Sweden
Session: Partnering Division, Invited Speaker

Vincent Bouchiat


Grapheal, France
Session: Partnering Division, Invited Speaker

Dejan Todorović


Dirigent Acoustics, Serbia
Session: Partnering Division, Invited Speaker

Research Day - 22 September

Dusan Losic


The University of Adelaide, Australia
Session: Plenary, Keynote Speaker

Costas Galiotis


FORTH, University of Patras, Greece
Session: Plenary, Invited Speaker

Patrice Simon


Paul Sabatier University, France
Session: Plenary, Invited Speaker

Hyeon Suk Shin


UNIST Chemistry, Korea
Session: Plenary, Invited Speaker 

Andrea Ferrari


The University of Cambridge, UK
Session:
Plenary, Invited Speaker

Cedric Huyghebaert


imec, Belgium
Session: 2D-Experimental Pilot Line, Invited Speaker

Sanna Arpiainen


VTT, Finland
Session:
2D-Experimental Pilot Line, Invited Speaker

Gordon Rinke


AMO GmbH, Germany
Session: 2D-Experimental Pilot Line, Invited Speaker

Inge Asselberghs


imec, Belgium
Session: 2D-Experimental Pilot Line, Invited Speaker

Oliver Whear


Aixtron, Germany
Session: 2D-Experimental Pilot Line Round Table Discussion, Panelist

Amaia Zurutuza


Graphenea, Spain
Session: 2D-Experimental Pilot Line Round Table Discussion, Panelist

Ravi Sundaram


Oxford Instruments, UK
Session:
2D-Experimental Pilot Line Round Table Discussion, Panelist

Lukosius Mindaugas


IHP Solutions, Germany
Session: 2D-Experimental Pilot Line Round Table Discussion, Panelist
 

Graphene Industry Day - 23 September

Kari Hjelt


Graphene Flagship, Sweden
Industry Day

Antonios Oikonomou


Qurv, Spain
Industry Day

Carolina Aguilar


Inbrain Neuroelectronics, Spain
Industry Day

Matteo Negro


Cambridge Raman Imaging (CRIL), Italy
Industry Day

Valentina Sacchetti


Graphene-XT, Italy
Industry Day

Martin Lohe


Sixonia Tech, Germany
Industry Day

Paola Galli


Nokia, Italy
Industry Day

Nikolaus Nestle


BASF, France
Industry Day

Jose Pozo


EPIC, Netherlands
Industry Day

Sebastian Pohlmann


Skeleton, Estonia
Industry Day

Julio Gomez Cordon


Avanzare, Spain
Industry Day

Stefan Koller


Varta Micro Innovation, Austria
Industry Day

Maher El-Kady


Nanotech Energy
Industry Day

Ali Shaygan Nia


Session Chair
Industry Day

Ivan Buckley


Session Chair
Industry Day

Research Day - 24 September

James Hone


Columbia University in the city of New York, USA
Session: Plenary, Keynote Speaker 

Taiichi Otsuji


Tohoku University, Japan
Session: Plenary, Invited Speakers

Jonathan Coleman


Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Session: Plenary, Invited Speaker

Cecilia Mattevi


Imperial College London, UK
Session: Plenary, Invited Speaker 

Hua Zhang


City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Session: Plenary, Invited Speaker 

Christoph Stampfer


RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Session: Plenary, Invited Speaker 

Ali Javey


University of California, Berkeley, USA
Session: Plenary, Invited Speaker 

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Graphene Week 2021 programme will feature the latest knowledge in main research areas of graphene. Our sessions will be divided in different categories: researchinnovation and inspiration, covering different topics and themes.