Systems & Components

Systems & Components completely fills exhibition Halls 15, 16, 17 and 18

Systems & Components, the special exhibition for systems, modules, components and accessories for agricultural machinery and related industries, will be offering a unique international platform for the presentation of innovations, trends and developments in November 2017 under the umbrella of AGRITECHNICA.

Around 700 companies from all over the world, including industry leaders, established SMEs and start-ups, represent 8 key areas

8 Key areas

Key area plan of 2017

Visiting the Future Lounge – In Hall 17 G02

High-profile guest speakers, pioneering lectures, exciting discussions

Join us at the Systems & Components „Future Lounge“. It is situated in the Northwest of Hall 17.
We offer a moderated program with the daily changing topics (Companies spotlight, Keynote Speaker, Round Table)

Programme

  • Will the machines repair themselves in the future?
  • Can spare parts be printed simultaneously in 3-D printing?
  • Is our technology too sophisticated in the future?

Company Spotlights

10:00 – 10:45
"LiView" – Intelligent position transducer for hydraulic cylinders
Alexander Bertsch, Product manager, Liebherr-Elektronik GmbH

11:00 – 11:45
High Performance Supply Chain Management - Service & operational excellence based on machine learning combined with high performance global transport solutions
Lars Krosch, Vice President Sales,  time:matters GmbH

Keynote Speaker

14:00 – 14:45
Dr. Reinhold Festge, VDMA

Round Table

15:00 – 15:45
Smart and Predictive Maintenance in Mobile Machinery

DANA - Giulio Ornella, Head of Fluid Power, Electronics and Advanced Engineering for Dana Off-Highway Drive and Motion Technologies

VDMA - Peter Michael Synek

Liebherr - Mr. Stefan Wallmüller, Head of Engine Controls, Liebherr Machines Bulle SA

Argo Hytos -  Mr. Roman C. Krähling, Head of Condition Monitoring, Fluid Management & Electronics

  • Has the diesel engine worn out?
  • Batteries – How to kill the duck!

Company spotlight

10:00 – 10:45
Grid Plug in Hybrid System
Peter Pickle; JOHN DEERE GmbH & Co. KG - European Technology Innovation Center

11:00 – 11:45

Dr.-Ing. Benno Pichlmaier, Director, Global Technology & Innovation, Head of Research & Advanced Engineering Fendt, EZV (requested)

Keynote Speaker

14:00 – 14:45
Trend- und Zukunftsforscher
Matthias Horx

Round Table

15:00 – 15:45
Alternative Drive Systems

ZF - Gerhard Stempfer, Head electrification

AVL - Hagen Adam Managing Director and Business Field manager Off Road

Bonfiglioli - Massimo Palomba, Product manager for electromobility

Sensor-Technik Wiedemann GmbH (STW) - Harald Dietel Project Management and AEF Team leader „High Voltage“ 

TÜ Dresden - Professor Thomas Herlitzius (Moderator)

  • AR, VR - is there reality at all in the future?
  • Drivers vs. Operators – what do we need in the future?
  • Drive by wire – when will we finally have the brain interface?

Company spotlight

10:00 – 10:45
Virtual (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR)
Sven Samplatzki, nation d GmbH

11:00 – 11:45
“Neuro-adaptive Technologies: Thought as an (auxiliary) interaction paradigm”
Dr. rer. nat. Mathias Vukelic; Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO, Competence Center Human-Computer Interaction

Keynote Speaker

14:00 – 14:45
Emotional solution selling – The new level of customer orientation
Kishor Sridhar

Round Table

15:00 – 15:45
Human Machine Interface

ZF Friedrichshafen AG - Dr. Markus Hiemer
CLAAS - Dr. agr. Helmut Matthes
Walvoil – Alberto Rocchi, Electronic Design Mgr
User Interface Design GmbH - Manfred Dorn, Head of Design

  • The end of heavy metal – is there anything like a lightweight tractor?
  • What about agricultural swarms?
  • Downsizing to the max - Can small machines handle the crops? 

Company spotlight

10:00 – 10:45
Material Design and functionalities for Agricultural Vehicles: Nicola Guelfo - Head of Industrial Design Styling; Italdesign Giugiaro

11:00 – 11:45

Additive Manufacturing : lightweight and new materials in hydraulic solutions: Alberto Tacconelli, Managing Director, Aidro Metal 3D Printing Division

Keynote Speaker

14:00 – 14:45
Future Life Expert
Horst Draudt 

Round Table

15:00 – 15:45
Lightweight Materials in mobile applications

Hydro Extruded Solutions - Jonas Bjuhr, Director Product Development
Fritzmeier – Uwe Rastel, Vice President Engineering Fritzmeier Cabin Group

John Deere European Innovation Center - Friedrich Lauer, Senior Engineer

AIDRO - Ms. Valeria Tirelli, CEO

DLR - Dr. Ing. Gerhard Kopp, Group Leader “Lightweight concepts and methods for road vehicles”, department  “Vehicle Architectures and Lightweight Design Concepts” of the DLR Institute of vehicle concepts

  • Intelligent innovation - What about cooperation in the agri-business?
  • Courage – How to make the first step out of the box!
  • The benefit of weird thinking – Smartphones once were science fiction, too!

Company spotlight

10:00 – 10:45
Massimiliano Franz – Head of Communication at Carraro Group

11:00 - 11:45

“SIM 901” - Global cellular connectivity solutions in the Internet of Things: Jacques Bonifay, CEO, Transatel

Keynote Speaker

14:00 – 14:45

Prof. Ulrich Walter

Round Table

15:00 – 15:45
Meccano play session