Venue: Maison MINATEC, Grenoble, France. Practical information

Date: February 28, 2014

Conference proceedings: The conference proceedings will be published and given to participants

Exhibit: Selected works by ENSA Grenoble, ENSA Lyon, and ENSCI Paris students will be exhibited at the conference.


8 a.m.–8.20 a.m.: Participants are asked to register and pick up their copy of the conference proceedings


8:20 a.m.–8:30 a.m.: Opening remarks


Topic 1: Functionalized materials and interactive urban objects

8:30 a.m.–9:30 a.m.: lecture, Jean Louis Frechin (NoDesign)

9:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.: lecture, Nicolas Nova (Near Future Laboratory)
Break: 15 minutes

Topic 2: Digital architecture and communicating buildings

10:15 a.m.–11:15 a.m.:  lecture, Kas Oosterhuis (Hyperbody TU Delft)

11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.:  lecture, Marie-Ange Brayer (Frac Centre)

Break: 15 minutes

Topic 3: The connected city and smart infrastructure

12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m.: lecture, Carlos Moreno (Cofely Ineo)

A Midi MINATEC brown-bag lunch talk

1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.: Lunch and exhibit

Thought leadership and panel discussion  

3:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m.: Presentations by industry thought leaders (Session1)

Sylvain Paineau (Schneider)

Jean Pierre Brunet (groupe Brunet)

Pascal Rollet (intégral Lipsky+Rollet architectes)


3:45 p.m.–4:05 p.m.: Panel discussion
Moderator: Sylvie Blanco (Grenoble Ecole de Management)

4:30 p.m.–5:15 p.m.: Presentations by industry thought leaders (Session2)

Patrick Blouet (ST Electronics)

Pierre Olivier Boyer (Vicat)

Vincent Maret (Directeur Energie et Smart City du E-lab Bouygues)


5:15 p.m.–5:45 p.m.: Panel discussion
Moderator: Sylvie Blanco (Grenoble Ecole de Management)

5:45 p.m.: Closing Statement by Genevieve Fioraso, Minister of Higher Education and Research