Are tomorrows trends an opportunity or threat?

ESE July13 Pg06 to 08 News IdeaThe International Distributors of Electronics Association (IDEA) and German electronics distributor trade body, FBDi, are inviting representatives from the electronics industry, the electronic components market, suppliers, manufacturers and decision makers to attend a trend day seminar in Munich at the end of November 2013.

Under the title ‘Society, technology and economy – opportunity or threat?’ the event with will bring together a range of component industry leaders and academics to share their visions and predictions for the future. In addition, industry analysts, e-commerce professionals and technology promoters will report on how the electronic components market is expected to evolve in Europe.

FBDI managing director, Wolfram Ziehfuss, added: “This event will help decision makers to get to grips with cross-industry trends and medium and long-term developments in the European electronic components market in a proactive but concentrated form.”

Keynote speaker on day one is futurologist, David Bosshart of the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute (as pictured).