Alain Bernard is a professor of École Centrale Nantes He is one of the most prestigious researchers in the PLM field and, currently, he is the chairman of CIRP design work and vice president of IFIP WG5.1 on “Global Product Development for the whole product lifecycle”

His Conference will be focused on “PLM integration and Knowledge for decision support systems”.


George- Eric Moufle began his career as a development engineer at Dassault Systemes and since 1989 has been working in Airbus Helicopters division. He is currently the Leader of the strategy and project Factory of the Future for whole Airbus group.

His conference will be focused on "Airbus and the Factory of the Future".


Marco Taisch is professor at the Politecnico di Milano, where he teaches courses of Advanced and Sustainable Manufacturing Systems and Industrial Technologies. He chairs since 2007 the IFIP Working Group 5.7 on Advances in Production Management Systems. Currently, he is member of the Industrial Research Advisory Group (IRAG) of EFFRA, the European Factory of the Future Research Association.


From 1977 up to present he has been working as a Lecturer, Reader and finally Professor at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya focused onto Dynamic recrystallization and precipitation during hot working metal alloys and also, the bainite transformation into steels. Since 2006 he has been the General Director of the CTM Technological.

His Conference will be focused on Hot stamping of Sheet Steels.