Fairs, conferences and events 2023


Kaiserslautern / Networking Event

bic Startup Nights

The Business + Innovation Center Kaiserslautern GmbH (bic) regularly organizes network meetings for joint discussion and exchange.

[Website only available in German]


Start-up office, Kaiserslautern / Online Seminarg/ 21.11.2023

Ideenwald Crowdforum 2023

Crowdforum 2023 asks the question: 

WHY should we work with our crowd and HOW can we do it?

Numerous experts will provide insights and be available for interesting discussions.

Registrations are possible online until 20.11.2023.

[Website only available in German]


ZukunftsRegion Westpfalz. e.V. / Netzwerktreffen / 14.11.2023

4th Network Meeting FührungsFrauenWestpfalz

At the fourth network meeting of FührungsFrauenWestpfalz, everything revolves around the topic of "Female Finance".  Participants can look forward to an exciting presentation and an active exchange with other women from the network.


DFKI, Saarbrücken / Event / 08.11..2023


Live system demonstrations, numerous exhibits and a full-day program of events will present the current state of research and the potential applications of AI technologies in production, administration, agriculture, medicine, education, as well as in environmental and climate protection. The full program and registration details can be found on the event website.


Kaiserslautern / Conference / 07.11.2023

85th Heidelberg Image Processing Forum

The 85th Heidelberg Image Processing Forum, hosted this year by our institute, focuses on computed tomography in image processing to perform non-destructive examinations of materials.

Experts present advances in image processing, accompanied by exhibitions and university tours.


Kaiserslautern, Networking Event / 7.11.2023

StartUp Night 2023 – Tackling the Future Together

The Buisness + Innovation Center Kaiserslautern (BIC) invites founders, established companies, researchers and investors as well as interested parties to the StartUp Night »Greentech & Future Engineering«.


Munich, Career Fair / 12. – 13. 10. 2023

herCAREER Expo 2023

The herCAREER-Expo supports women in their professional environment. The trade fair stands for gender equality: Whether entering or advancing in a job or starting a business – the herCAREER-Expo offers numerous opportunities for a direct exchange of experiences with experts and personalities from business, science, culture, politics and the media.


Kaiserslautern / Network meeting / 10.10.2023

Network meeting: Panel discussion »Women leaders in the past, women leaders today«

Be inspired by women leaders from the region, discuss current issues and take advantage of the opportunity for valuable networking. The panel discussion that follows will provide exciting insights on personal experiences from the past, the current situation and challenges.


Online Seminar, 5-HT / 11.07.2023

Legal Aspects of the Use of AI in the Health Industry

What can AI be used for in medicine? What legal aspects need to be considered in terms of data protection, contracts and liability? Lawyer Nico Arfmann explains pitfalls and points to consider using practical examples.


Fraunhofer ITWM, Guest Lecture / 05.06.2023

Dynamic X-Ray Computed Tomography

Prof. Dr. Jan Sijbers from the University of Antwerp will give a guest lecture at our institute on current challenges and solutions of research on this image processing method.

The event is organized by the High Performance Center Simulation and Software Based Innovation.


Dresden, Conference / 30.05. – 31.05.2023

Fraunhofer Battery Days

The ITWM is participating in the Fraunhofer Battery Days – industry-specific networking event – on the topic of »Fast Charging Capability for Electromobility«. Dr. Jochen Zausch and Dr. Falco Schneider from the department »Flow and Material Simulation« of the ITWM are helping to design a interactive workshop on the topic of »Market Stalls«.


POSTPONED to 23.10. – 24.10.2023!


RPTU, Kaiserslautern, Conference / 24.05. – 26.05.2023

Quantitative NMR Methods for Reaction and Process Monitoring

The challenges of using NMR spectroscopy to quantitatively study processes in complex multicomponent mixtures in an industrial setting will be discussed.


Online, Conference / 12.05.2023

Lecture Series »Digitization in District Heating – Software and Tools for District Heating Applications«

The researchers of the department »Transport Processes« of the ITWM will give a lecture entitled »Dynamic Simulation and Optimization with AD-Net District Heating«.



Educational Seminars

The division »Mathematics for Vehicle Engineering« at Fraunhofer ITWM offers advanced training seminars with costs on the topics listed below in 2023. You can register here:


Kaiserslautern, Semiar / 09.05. - 11.05.2023

Load data – Analysis and Simulation

In the development of mechanically stressed systems, the dynamic loads occurring in the field play a central role. A good understanding of the operating loads is crucial for a design with regard to functional properties such as strength and vibration behavior.


Erfurt, Conference / 09.05. – 10.05.2023

VDE DKE Conference – Functional Safety

Opportunities, Risks, and Application of New Technologies in Safety-Critical Systems Login. Fraunhofer IESE will participate with a keynote on the topic »Are machines allowed to assess risks?«


Kaiserslautern, Workshop / 05.10. – 06.10.2023

Mathematical Methods in Process Engineering

Every two years, the High Performance Center Simulation and Software Based Innovation organises a workshop in Kaiserslautern where internationally outstanding scientists from universities, research institutions and industry come together to discuss the latest mathematical methods in process engineering.


Online, Meet & Greet / 04.05.2023

The High-Tech Gründerfonds in 60 Minutes

Get to know the Venture Capital Investor for technologies and business models! You will be informed about which technologies the fund invests in, what the requirements are and how to have a chance to get support.



Technology Webinars

The division »Mathematics for Vehicle Development« at Fraunhofer ITWM will organize free webinars on various technology topics in 2023. Next appointment for the statistics software tool JUROJIN:


Kaiserslautern, Conference / 18.04.2023

SIAK-Platform »Artificial Intelligence«

The »Science and Innovation Alliance Kaiserslautern e.V.« Artificial Intelligence Platform is intended to provide all members with up-to-date and interesting information on AI, currently probably the fastest developing technology of the future.


Hannover trade fair / 17.04. – 21.04.2023

Systems and Software for Industrie 4.0

Digitalization is not just a competitive advantage – it is a requirement for being able to participate in digital supply chains in the future. Fraunhofer IESE will demonstrate on site how to implement a fully digitalized, flexible factory using Digital Twins and Asset Administration Shells.


Kaiserslautern, hybrid Seminar / 04.04.2023 / 4.4.2023

Machine und Deep Learning Seminar Series

The Machine and Deep Learning seminar series continues. The next seminar will take place on 04.04.2023.

Prof. Goran Glavaš from the University of Würzburg will give a talk on »ChatGPT: If Scale is the Answer, What is Left to be Asked?« in the lecture hall.


Online, Seminar / 21.03. – 23.03.2023

Introduction to MESHFREE

With MESHFREE a variaty of situations can be simulated, since it adapts efficiently to moving geometry elements such as stirrers of mixing devices or the movement of free surfaces. In the course, we give an overview of the tool and present how the software best supports your demands.


Duisburg, Conference / 21.03. – 23.03.2023

ModVal 2023

ModVal 2023 is the 19th edition of an annual international symposium on modeling and experimental validation in the field of fuel cells and batteries.  Jan Lammel will be on site at a booth with the poster title »Parameter Identification in a Newman-Type Model by Fitting of Electrochemical Impedance Spectra«.


Matchmaking Event / 17.3.2023

5-HT X-Linker 2023: Healthtech for Pharma

5-HT Digital Hub – Chemistry and Health is looking for innovative startups from Healthtech for Pharma. The application deadline for the free matchmaking event for national and international startups and companies in the healthcare industry is 10.02.2023.


Lecture and Discussion / 6.3.2023

Composite Material Meets Hydrogen Technology

In the future, hydrogen will play a central role in achieving climate targets in industry and transport. Composite materials are innovation drivers in the development of hydrogen applications. The event is being held in cooperation with networks from the hydrogen industry.



Technology Webinars

The division »Mathematics for Vehicle Development« at Fraunhofer ITWM will organize free webinars on various technology topics in 2023. Next appointment for the statistics software tool JUROJIN:



Technology Webinars

The division »Mathematics for Vehicle Development« at Fraunhofer ITWM will organize free webinars on various technology topics in 2023:


Digital Uni Event / 10.2.2023

Maths at Midnight 2023

This year, the RPTU Kaiserslautern-Landau is organizing a digital event for all math-enthusiastic students to get to know the university and the study program. The head of the institute Prof. Dr. Anita Schöbel, some experts, consultants and co-founders of the department »Financial Mathematics«, will be digitally present and give exciting lectures.


Berlin, Conference / 26.1.2023

Trends and prerequisite for digital agriculture

Digitization makes agriculture sustainable. The use of new technologies offers the possibility of producing in a more resource-efficient way. Under the topic "Trends and Prerequisites for Digital Agriculture", Fraunhofer IESE will participate with a presentation by Peter Liggesmeyer and Jörg Dörr (TU Kaiserslautern).

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