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•••9••• Messewelten 5 days of program LIGNA.Stage is the new knowledge center at LIGNA.23 In addition to its centerpiece - the exhibition of woodworking and wood processing machinery and equipm ent – LIGNA.23 also offers its visitors an extensive supporting program. This year the LIGNA.Stage will celebrate its premiere in Hall 12, Stand A16. On all five days of the show, around 100 speakers will present a program of application- and solution-oriented presentations. Thematically, the program takes up the focus topics of LIGNA “Woodworking Transformation”, “Prefab Building Processes” and “Green Material Processing” as well as the special interest topics “Recruiting & Careers” and “Sustainability & Circular Economy”. Knowledge transfer live and on demand The LIGNA.Stage presentations will be held in German or English and simultaneously translated into the other language. Those who cannot be present on site or have to deal with scheduling conflicts are in luck: The lectures will all be streamed live via the LIGNA website and will still be available on demand afterwards. Highlight speaker on the LIGNA.Stage Artificial intelligence is on everyone’s lips and a true buzzword of digitalization. But what actual possibilities does the technology bring to woodworking and wood processing? Patrick Freeman, Group Chief Technology Officer at MiCROTEC, has many years of experience with deep learning and machine learning. In his presentation, he will use examples to provide an overview of how the development of Deep Learning began in the wood industry and the opportunities that artificial intelligence holds for the industry’s development. (Thursday, May 18, at 2:20 p.m.) Matthias Schneider from the University of Stuttgart presents the “SmartLab for Wood”. (Monday, May 15, at 10:40 a.m.) The presentation by Dr. Stefan Bockel, Head of Product Management, WEINMANN Holzbausystemtechnik GmbH, describes the changing situation of timber construction. (Tuesday, May 16, 2:30 p.m.) Niki Karatza and Prof. Andreas Heinzmann from GmbH demonstrate sensible applications of robotics in timber construction. (Wednesday, May 17, at 13:40) An overview of the potential of process technologies for the bioeconomy will be provided by Prof. Dr. Matthias Zscheile and Dr. Veronika Auer from Rosenheim Technical University. (Thursday, May 18, at 10 a.m.) Jan Kurth, German Furniture Industry Association, talks about the consequences of the European Green Deal for the furniture industry. He presents necessary changes and adjustments. (Wednesday, May 17, at 10 a.m.) Knowledge transfer live and on demand Foto: Deutsche Messe AG / Rainer Jensen Kontinuierliche Holztrocknung auf höchstem Niveau Sie finden uns in Halle 25 Stand D23. Der hochmoderne TC-Continuous von Valutec erfüllt die höchsten Standards der Trocknungsqualität mit minimalen Schwankungen des Feuchtigkeitsgehalts und Rissgefahr. Sie bieten auch schnelle Trocknungsprozesse, geringen Energieverbrauch, hohe Flexibilität und Zugang zu Valmatics 4.0, dem weltweit führenden Steuerungssystem und Simulator. Kein Wunder, dass sie zur ersten Wahl für zukunftsorientierte Sägewerke auf der ganzen Welt geworden sind. Mehr Informationen unter „Ein automatisierter Trocknungsprozess mit hoher Kapazität“ Egger Brilon, Deutschland