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EVENTS ON April 14, 2016

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3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Energy Efficient Transportation Systems - Innovation Seminar

The German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest, Inc. is presenting a series of Innovation Seminars focused on Energy Efficient Transportation Systems at four renowned university in the Midwest to create a transatlantic knowledge exchange on the topic.   Northwestern University has been selected as one of their target universities.  The Transportation Center is co-host of this  special seminar   

The seminar will include presentations by select German companies and institutions, and will feature an expert speakers from the transportation sector in Germany.  The goal of the event is to showcase  innovation in this areas of sustainability and energy-efficient technologies and promote connections between students, faculty and German-based companies  and think tanks.

The program will feature the following presentations :   

From Connected Vehicles towards Integrated Mobility and Transport
Speaker:   Prof. Dr. Christian Prehofer, Internet of Things &; Services, Research Group Leader, Fortiss GmbH  

Fortiss GmbH an academic Institute associated with the Technical University of Munich which acts as a technological think tank, facilitating research, technology transfer and innovation.  

DB Schenker Global Logistics Innovation: Industrial Case Study

Speaker:  Bernhard Kleine, Director, Trade Lane Development Trans Atlantic for EMEA and Indi an Subcontinent, Schenker Inc.
Schenker Inc. -  a leading global provider of integrated logistics solutions.

ATWS (Automatic Track Warning System) with limiting noise in residential areas
Speaker:  - Thomas Reinacher, Regional Manager North America, Zöllner Sig-nal GmbH

 Zöllner Signal GmbH –  manufactures acoustic signaling systems for ships and trains.www.zoellner.de/en/

Under the Hood of Intelligent Transportation in Germany Today –
Speaker:  Jeremy Goldstein, Logistics Coordinator, Peapod LLC and/or TAP-YTL Alumnus 2012: Intelligent Communication &;  Transportation Systems

Peapod LLC is America's leading Internet grocer, delivering more than 23 million orders across 24 U.S. markets. 

A Panel Discussion and Q&;A session will follow the presentation.

A Networking Reception will be held at the end of the event from 4:50 – 5:30 pm


Contact Info: Diana Marek

Location: Chambers Hall 600 Foster St Ruan Conference Center Evanston IL 60208

Event URL: http://www.gaccmidwest.org/initiativen/energy-effi...