"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

"I was very impressed by the program, presenters, organization and logistics on site! Great job!"

Robert Libbey, Head of Digital & Social Communications, Pfizer

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.

Move freely between the streams
Customize your program
Attend the sessions of most interest

Get Inspired by the Sessions You Choose from All Streams

Industry 4.0
Target Group

Decision Makers and Leaders in Logistics, Purchasing and Distribution, Supply Chain Management, Risk Management, Procurement, Reporting and Production

Key Topics
  • Best Practices in Maintenance and Production Management
  • Industry 4.0, Predictive Maintenance and Blockchain
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Smart Operation
Extended Reality in Industry 4.0
Target Group

Decision Makers and Leaders in Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality, Industry 4.0, AI, Smart Factory, IT, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Construction, Engineering, Retail, Health and Safety, Real-estate, and Logistics

Key Topics
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Cloud Computing
  • VR/AR in Training
  • Simulation and Concepts
  • Virtual Design and Visualization
Digital Twins
Target Group

Decision Makers and Leaders in Production, Plant Management, Risk Management, Smart Real Estate and Development, Smart Industries, IT and Sustainability Management, Digital Transformation and Digitalization

Key Topics
  • IoT, Big Data, Sensory Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning
  • Digital Twin Concept, Design, and Integration
  • Uncertainty Analysis and Experimental Validation
  • Digital Twin Security


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Cultural and Experiential Benefits of Immersive Technologies

  • VR for good
  • XR capsulated experience

Melissa Kiehl

Innovation Advisor, Extended Reality ‑ Technological Awareness & Planning

This session is in English

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 ‑ CTO‑Member ‑ Advisor
AUDI Business Innovation

This session is in English

Industry 4.0 - The Big Picture

  • Big Data, a collection of data from traditional and digital external and internal sources of your company that represents a source for ongoing discovery and analysis
  • Smart Factory, the seamless connection of individual production steps
  • Cyber-physical systems, integrations of computation, networking and physical processes

Prof. Dr. Dieter Wegener

Head of External Cooperation, Siemens Technology and ZVEI Führungskreis Industrie 4.0

This session is in English

One Digital Innovation Platform for Agility and Collaborative Creation

  • Customer engagement
  • Boost the value of your products
  • Virtual Reality collaboration

Ricardo Moreno

Vice President ‑ Europe Business
GE Hitachi

This session is in English

A VRave New World - How XR, Digital Twins and Advances in Edge Computing are Converging into a New Paradigm

  • Managing risks in different industries
  • Deploying smart learning machines
  • Bringing humans back into intelligent manufacturing systems

Gregorio Ameyugo

Head of Ambient Intelligence and Interactive Systems Division

This session is in English

XR and Interactive Spaces - New Ways of Collaborative Engineering

  • The continuum of XR and interactive spaces
  • Are VR headsets always the best choice?
  • XR-enabled collaborative engineering: scenarios, technologies and solutions

Dr. Matthias Bues

Head of Visual Technologies Group
Fraunhofer IAO

This session is in English
Michael Ring

Senior Expert Digital Manufacturing ‑ CoE Virtual Reality
Bayer AG

VR based Engineering Design Review

  • How Bayer is utilizing VR and AR technology for various use cases
  • Focus on implementation of VR for engineering design review
  • Benefits in large capital investment projects
This session is in English
Albert Becker

Head of CAE & BIM Support
Bayer AG

"Training of the Future" Adapt - Innovate - Overcome

  • AR & VR in health and safety
  • Improvised instruction

Paul Speight

Chief Watch Manager ‑ Lead VR Innovation Manager
Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service
United Kingdom

This session is in English
Niko Verhaegen

Global VR Business Developer
Georg Fischer

VR Training - the Next Logic Step @ George Fischer Piping System

No topics have been added to this session yet

This session is in English
Juergen Harsch

Head of Global Training
Georg Fischer

How to Improve Employee Safety and Human Performance Through Virtual Reality-Based Training System

No topics have been added to this session yet

Malte Hedemann

Digital Factory ‑ Business Lead VR/AR (Digital Realities)

This session is in English

Risk and Security - Towards a Secure and Resilient Digital Twin Strategy

  • IoT and big data security Digital twin security: risks and opportunities
  • Security by design in data modeling towards digital transformation and digital twin strategy
  • Components and ecosystems that securely contribute to the foundation of digital twin generation

Dr. Romeo Ayemele Djeujo

Global Lead Enterprise Cloud and IoT Security

This session is in English
Vladimir Kuts

Head of Industrial VR & AR Lab
Tallinn University of Technology

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
This session is in English
Aleksei Tepljakov

Head of Re:creation VR Laboratory
Tallinn University of Technology

Virtual Reality Entertainment - Use Cases, Benefits and Approaches

  • Lessons learnt in VR training
  • VR training in the case of the German army
  • What does VR world entertainment offer

Robert-M. Fankhänel

Chief Operating Officer

This session is in English

50 Shades of XR - There Are Many Varieties and Use Cases Between Augmented and Virtual Reality

  • Augmented Reality, Virtuality, Video, VR
  • What is real AR?
  • Application scenarios and realizations
  • Double Award-winning application explained
  • Outlook

Volker Kunze

Team Lead Manager ‑ Knowledge Management & Digital Services

This session is in English

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
  • Live-demo in the networking area with Magic Leap

Florian Couret

Head of Digital Innovation
BNP Paribas Real Estate

This session is in English

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