These are some results of the first listening tour, reported by the DGM presidents Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Mücklich and Dr. Oliver Schauerte at the DGM board meeting on 17 May 2019 in Berlin - and which will be continued in June. The report was the basis for the decision to entrust the DGM office with the elaboration of a concept to further develop all three positions within the society. Regarding the already existing international visibility, the board decided to recommend South Korea as host country for the upcoming MSE 2020 in Darmstadt. In addition, the regulations on the terms of service of the MSE Scientific Committee, the rotation principle of the Topic Coordinators and the current proposal for the MSE 2020 Chair (Prof. Dr. Sanjay Mathur) were unanimously approved.
Further topics of the board meeting included a report from the DGM advisory board, the digital transformation in the MatWerk sector (NFDI4MSE consortium), the nomination of DGM committee members and the financial, business and activity report.