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Companies

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Speakers

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Testimonials

"The event was a big success and I really liked the spirit and the attendees. The mix of speakers and attendees was just perfect."

Daniel Delank, VP Global Director for ITD-4Growth, Deutsche Telekom

"Thanks for putting on a great conference. The program was great and the crowd was excellent. I learned a lot and hopefully, others could learn from my experience as well."

Peter Ferm, IT Business Analyst - Group Staff Functions, Electrolux IT

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Robert Libbey, Head of Digital & Social Communications, Pfizer

Why attend?

  • Experience first-hand insights from leading companies and top executives on digital twin technologies, predictive maintenance, and product lifecycle management
  • Get a glimpse of why the future of manufacturing is smart and connected from those who are leading the way
  • Opportunity to experience first-hand insights and best practices from decision makers and pioneer companies on AR/VR technologies to apply this to your own projects
  • Find out at this event how can you improve your factory efficiency without investing lots of money in hardware and machinery

How It Works

Through a mix of case-study presentations, interactive roundtable discussions, Q&A sessions and hands-on workshops, you will gain inspiring perspectives. The multi-stream format allows you to move freely between the sessions. Create your own personal agenda from the case studies and interactive round tables. If you can't participate in the conference onsite, you have the possibility to get the insights of the decision-makers via live streaming.

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Industry 4.0 Best Practices
Target Group

Decision Makers and Leaders in Supply Chain Management, Production, Smart Manufacturing, Smart Factories, Risk Management, Predictive Maintenance, AI, Digital Transformation and Digitalization, Virtual Training, and Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality.

Key Topics
  • Industry 4.0, Smart Manufacturing and Smart Services
  • Production Management
  • Digital Twin Concept, Safety, Design, and Integration
  • IoT, Big Data, Sensory Data, and Artificial Intelligence
  • Smart Industry Maintenance and Cloud Computing
  • VR/AR in Training, Simulation and Concepts
  • Virtual Design and Visualization

Agenda

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 6TH

9:00

Opening of the Conference and Introduction of the Chairman by World Class Business Leaders

Ingo Hild

Plant & Operations Manager
Osram
Germany

This session is in English

9:15

Improving Enterprise Augmented Reality Ecosystems

  • Status of the global enterprise AR market and key use cases
  • The latest AREA research and initiatives
  • Harnessing the benefits of enterprise AR, overcoming the business and technical barriers, and how to accelerate adoption

Mark Sage

Executive Director
AR for Enterprise Alliance
United Kingdom

This session is in English

9:30

Automotive Visualization Platform - Personalized Content on any Device

  • Multibrand solution
  • Automated process from CAD to customer
  • Digital retail (with VR)
  • Digital content marketing
  • All cars in all options

Thomas Zuchtriegel

Head of AR/VR Data ‑ Process & Technology
AUDI Business Innovation
Germany

This session is in English

9:45

Humanizing Industry 4.0

  • Humanizing Industry40 and being ready for Industry50 are key challenges for manufacturing companies
  • More collaboration is needed in order to empower the connected worker to go further
  • It's key for companies to combine intelligent and innovative technologies
  • Strategies on how connected organizations can review processes, data, and software tools to achieve this next step in the industrial evolution
  • Empower the connected worker and how to achieve Operational Excellence in manufacturing

Neil Webers

Chief Commercial Officer
SOLVACE
Spain

This session is in English

10:00

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into topics

Improving Enterprise Augmented Reality Ecosystems - Mark Sage, Executive Director, AR for Enterprise Alliance


Automotive Visualization Platform - Personalized Content on any Device - Thomas Zuchtriegel, Head of AR/VR Data ‑ Process & Technology, AUDI Business Innovation


Humanizing Industry 4.0 - Neil Webers, Chief Commercial Officer, SOLVACE

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into topics

Improving Enterprise Augmented Reality Ecosystems - Mark Sage, Executive Director, AR for Enterprise Alliance


Automotive Visualization Platform - Personalized Content on any Device - Thomas Zuchtriegel, Head of AR/VR Data ‑ Process & Technology, AUDI Business Innovation


Humanizing Industry 4.0 - Neil Webers, Chief Commercial Officer, SOLVACE

10:45

Coffee Break with Networking

11:15

Value of a Digital Twin in Manufacturing and Possible Implementation Principles

  • Integration - data ops - data quality - data contextualisation
  • Visual twin: criteria for provider selection - make or buy
  • Principles (caching, persistent factory layouts), lightweight orchestration platform (pub-sub)
  • Backend - MSA - event-driven architecture
  • Value Performance and visualization challenges

Markus Pangerl

IT Expert Production Planning & Supply Chain Management / Development IT Lead
Continental
Germany

This session is in English

11:30

Digital Colleagues - The AI and Human Collaboration Revolution

  • What digital colleagues are about
  • How digital colleagues improve performance in operations and supply chain
  • Which organizations can benefit the most
  • What pre-conditions are needed to onboard digital colleagues
  • How digital colleagues will help to achieve Industry 5.0

David Arfmann

Founder
ALAIQ Technologie
Germany

This session is in English

12:00

Digital Transformation - Introducing Start-up Approaches in a Large Company

  • Making digital real in a large company
  • Why a digital strategy has to be so unique in the aerospace industry
  • Transformation addresses culture, technology, and change
  • Novel technologies turn into businesses

Heiko Witte

Digital Business Development Consultant
Rolls Royce
Germany

This session is in English

12:15

VR Training - The Next Logical Step

  • How to deploy virtual reality on global scale
  • How to build models with a high learning curve
  • Results of virtual reality training

Niko Verhaegen

Global VR & Business Development Training
Georg Fischer
Belgium

This session is in English

12:30

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into topics

Digital Colleagues - The AI and Human Collaboration Revolution - David Arfmann, Founder, ALAIQ Technologie


Digital Transformation - Introducing Start-up Approaches in a Large Company - Heiko Witte, Digital Business Development Consultant, Rolls Royce


VR Training - The Next Logical Step - Niko Verhaegen, Global VR & Business Development Training, Georg Fischer

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into topics

Digital Colleagues - The AI and Human Collaboration Revolution - David Arfmann, Founder, ALAIQ Technologie


Digital Transformation - Introducing Start-up Approaches in a Large Company - Heiko Witte, Digital Business Development Consultant, Rolls Royce


VR Training - The Next Logical Step - Niko Verhaegen, Global VR & Business Development Training, Georg Fischer

13:15

Lunch with Networking

14:30

Driving 21st Century Value with Digital Twins

  • What are digital twins
  • How do digital twins create value in today’s organizations?
  • What are the impediments to digital twins?

Dr. Michael Grieves

Executive Director & Chief Scientist
Digital Twin Institute
United States

This session is in English

14:45

Seamless Locating-Services Fuels Operational Efficiency

  • Introduction to the open locating standard - omlox
  • Locating use-cases in industry and logistics
  • Architecture for a vendor and technology independent access to location data
  • Precise, interoperable locating in dynamic environments with Ultra-wide-Band
  • omlox ecosystem and customer examples

Matthias Joest

Committee Leader
omlox
Germany

This session is in English

15:15

A Journey with no End - Development of a Standardized Hotel Virtual Model

  • Stages of development within industry 4.0
  • Connecting documentation flows - digital twin technology
  • Role of a virtual model in an international diversification strategy
  • Connecting systems and services in a hotel chain development

Djim Kaatee

CitizenM Hotels
VDC Digital Twin Tech Business Partner
The Netherlands

This session is in English

15:30

Human-Robot Interaction with XR in the Industry 4.0

  • Virtual and Augmented Reality interfaces with robotics
  • Human behavior experiments using VR
  • Remote work ensuring and testing safety in the manufacturing

Dr. Vladimir Kuts

Head of Industrial VR & AR Lab
Tallinn University of Technology
Estonia

This session is in English

15:45

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into topics

Seamless Locating-Services Fuels Operational Efficiency - Matthias Joest, Committee Leader, omlox


A Journey with no End - Development of a Standardized Hotel Virtual Model - Djim Kaatee, CitizenM Hotels, VDC Digital Twin Tech Business Partner


Human-Robot Interaction with XR in the Industry 4.0 - Dr. Vladimir Kuts, Head of Industrial VR & AR Lab, Tallinn University of Technology

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into topics

Seamless Locating-Services Fuels Operational Efficiency - Matthias Joest, Committee Leader, omlox


A Journey with no End - Development of a Standardized Hotel Virtual Model - Djim Kaatee, CitizenM Hotels, VDC Digital Twin Tech Business Partner


Human-Robot Interaction with XR in the Industry 4.0 - Dr. Vladimir Kuts, Head of Industrial VR & AR Lab, Tallinn University of Technology

16:30

Coffee Break with Networking

17:00

Digital Twin of an Enterprise

  • Data native enterprise
  • Digital twin: deployment and requirements
  • Key technologies
  • Culture and implementation

Vijay Kempuraj

Digital Twin Lead
Ford Motor Company
India

This session is in English

17:15

Using Digital Twins for Augmented Reality Applications

  • Visual recognition based on digital twins
  • AR indoor Navigation
  • AR workflows
  • AR remote Assistance
  • System integrations

Markus Meixner

Founder & CEO
ViewAR
Austria

This session is in English

17:25

Summary of the First Day

17:40

Evening Reception with Sparkling Wine, Snacks, and Networking

Engage in exciting conversations. Strengthen your network after a day full of knowledge sharing, groundbreaking presentations, and interesting conversations. Join delegates and speakers in the relaxed atmosphere of the event venue.

This session is in English

THURSDAY, JULY 7TH

9:00

Opening of the Second Day and Introduction of the Chairman by World Class Business Leaders

Ingo Hild

Plant & Operations Manager
Osram
Germany

This session is in English

9:15

What Does it Take to Create True Value with Digital Twins

  • Having control over digitalization: Internally developed software for successful strategies
  • Getting started with digital twins
  • What can digital twins be used for
  • Later stages of digital twins

Harald Wesenberg

Specialist IT
Equinor
Norway

This session is in English

9:30

Turning an (old) Brownfield Plant into a Modern Smart Factory

  • Step by step approach to industry 4.0 opportunities
  • Traceability of data in largely connected processes
  • Big data, AI, digital twins: Connecting machines
  • Installing a data analytic structure
  • Real case from Osram GmbH factory

Ingo Hild

Plant & Operations Manager
Osram
Germany

This session is in English

9:45

Michael Thron

Board Member
objective partner
Germany

From Product to Service - Discover a New B2B World Through Service Orientation

  • Background to the case: Digitalization of wooden load carriers to achieve sustainable, CO2 neutral business models
  • Value-added services enabled by a digital twin
  • Integrating sensory data into the company's system
  • CO2 balancing and logistics integration
  • Technology used, architecture and implementation
This session is in English
Christoph Alt

Chief Executive Officer
ligenium
Germany

10:15

AI in Process Manufacturing - Uncharted, but Endless Possibilities

  • Opportunities and challenges of applying AI in process manufacturing
  • Digital twins in process industries
  • Other applications of AI in process industries, lessons learned

Purnesh Gali

Head of Analytics
Hindalco Industries
India

This session is in English

10:30

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into topics

What Does it Take to Create True Value with Digital Twins - Harald Wesenberg, Specialist IT, Equinor


Turning an (old) Brownfield Plant into a Modern Smart Factory - Ingo Hild, Plant & Operations Manager, Osram


From Product to Service - Discover a New B2B World Through Service Orientation - Michael Thron, Board Member, objective partner and Christoph Alt, Chief Executive Officer, ligenium

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into topics

What Does it Take to Create True Value with Digital Twins - Harald Wesenberg, Specialist IT, Equinor


Turning an (old) Brownfield Plant into a Modern Smart Factory - Ingo Hild, Plant & Operations Manager, Osram


From Product to Service - Discover a New B2B World Through Service Orientation - Michael Thron, Board Member, objective partner and Christoph Alt, Chief Executive Officer, ligenium

11:15

Coffee Break with Networking

11:45

Skill Development Towards a Resilient Supply Chain

  • Enterprise quality management
  • Supply chain agility
  • Industry 4.0: from scattered to integrated systems
  • Digital integration of test labs
  • Outlook

Gladis Araujo

Global Quality VP
Mattel
United States

This session is in English

12:00

What Does it Take to Get a Digital Strategy Operation off the Ground?

  • Cultural challenges
  • Hidden pitfalls and unexpected benefits
  • Automation & digitization strategies: Contrasted cases

Matthew Stockwin

Director of Continuous Improvement
COATS
Germany

This session is in English

12:15

Paving the Road Towards Industry 5.0

  • Product lifecycle management
  • New technologies: AR/VR, 5G, robotics
  • Implementation

Seonhi Ro

Manufacturing Industry 4.0 Specialist
Ford
Germany

This session is in English

12:30

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into topics

Skill Development Towards a Resilient Supply Chain - Gladis Araujo, Global Quality VP, Mattel


What Does it Take to Get a Digital Strategy Operation off the Ground? - Matthew Stockwin, Director of Continuous Improvement, COATS


Paving the Road Towards Industry 5.0 - Seonhi Ro, Manufacturing Industry 4.0 Specialist, Ford

Round-Table Discussions

Engage with the speakers in extended Q&A sessions to dive deeper into topics

Skill Development Towards a Resilient Supply Chain - Gladis Araujo, Global Quality VP, Mattel


What Does it Take to Get a Digital Strategy Operation off the Ground? - Matthew Stockwin, Director of Continuous Improvement, COATS


Paving the Road Towards Industry 5.0 - Seonhi Ro, Manufacturing Industry 4.0 Specialist, Ford

13:15

Lunch with Networking

14:15

Intelligent Supply Chain Automation

  • Best practices: setting high goals for digital strategies
  • Process optimization through intelligent automation
  • Digital twins for deep analysis
  • Quantification of benefits perceived from a digital strategy

Robin Mata

Business Technology Leader ‑ Intelligent Automation & Finance
The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Mexico

This session is in English

14:30

Science Fiction Applied to your Workplace Experience - Are you Ready to Work Differently?

  • Guided vs. interactive visits
  • Virtual staging
  • VR for remote teams and as a collaboration tool
  • Architectural visualization
  • Benefits of VR technology in real estate

Florian Couret

Director Immersive Lab
BNP Paribas Real Estate
France

This session is in English

14:45

Summary of the Second Day and End of the Conference

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