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OE-A Meeting North America, May 03-04, 2023, Boston, MA (US)

The OE-A Meeting was hosted by E Ink Corporation in Boston, MA, USA, on May 03-04, 2023.  Together with E Ink, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA) we have put together an interesting agenda with presentations, company tours and networking event.

Agenda OE-A North America Meeting, Boston

  • Welcome and introduction at E Ink Headquarter, Boston, host of the OE-A Meeting
  • Electrophoretic Technology: Low-Power Switching Surfaces for a Green Future,
    Edzer Huitma, Chief Technology Officer, E Ink Corporation
  • New OE-A Roadmap and latest Business Climate Results,
    Dr Klaus Hecker, Managing Director, OE-A
  • Tour “History Hall” of E Ink: From blue-white film to ubiquitios smart surfaces in full colour
  • Transfer to MIT, Cambrigde, US
  • Networking Lunch at MIT
  • Introduction of MIT Industrial Liaison Program, Hong Fan, MBA, MIT, Program Director
  • Visit of MIT Media Lab showroom
  • MIT.nano tour: Powering Innovation from the Nanoscale Up, Tom Gearty, Director, Communications and Initiatives, MIT
  • Discussion with Prof. Vladimir Bulović, Founding Director of MIT.nano
  • Networking Dinner with guided City Tour to “old Boston”
  • Welcome and introduction at AFFOA, Cambridge
  • Challenges in Manufacturing Advancing Functional Fabrics,
    Michelle Farrington, Advanced Functional Fabrics of America, Cambridge MA, USA
  • Tour to AFFOA with live demonstrations
  • Networking Lunch

In addition to inspiring presentations there will be plenty of time for networking during the breaks as well as at the networking dinner. You receive the official invitation, including the detailed agenda and the registration link for the meeting mid-March.

The meeting is open for OE-A members exclusively. For questions, please contact Daria Knoth at