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150

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100

Companies

35

Speakers

80/20

End User / Vendor Ratio

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

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

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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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
  • Smart Industry Maintenance
  • Production Management
  • Industry 4.0, Predictive Maintenance and Blockchain
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Smart Operation

Agenda

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 6TH

9:00

No Chairman Yet

If you'd like to be a chairman at this event, this slot is available.

No Chairman Yet

If you'd like to be a chairman at this event, this slot is available.

9:15

Simplifying the Journey and Maximizing Impact

  • Background to energy and asset operational costs, sustainability and the enterprise
  • How to leverage Industrial IoT as the single-pane of glass for energy and assets
  • Why is energy visibility and intelligence fundamental to achieve net-zero
  • What does a deployment look like?

Joe Hurst

Director Sales
Hark Systems
United Kingdom

This session is in English

9:30

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

10:00

Stay Tuned - To Be Announced Soon

No topics have been added to this session yet

Solvace

France

This session is in English

10:15

Coffee Break with Networking

10:45

How will we Work with Data in 2030? First Steps Towards a Fully Connected, Smart Train Station

  • Anticipating strategies to cope with future technologies
  • Digital twins' role on a connected station: Maintenance, safety, traffic, customer service, object managing, etc
  • Building a common data structure, where to get the data from?
  • Thinking 10 years ahead: The Frankfurt Master Plan

Dr. Katja Maaser

Head of Standardization and Digitization
DB Station & Service
Germany

This session is in English

How will we Work with Data in 2030? First Steps Towards a Fully Connected, Smart Train Station

  • Anticipating strategies to cope with future technologies
  • Digital twins' role on a connected station: Maintenance, safety, traffic, customer service, object managing, etc
  • Building a common data structure, where to get the data from?
  • Thinking 10 years ahead: The Frankfurt Master Plan

Dr. Katja Maaser

Head of Standardization and Digitization
DB Station & Service
Germany

This session is in English

11:15

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 to businesses

Heiko Witte

Digital Business Development Consultant
Rolls Royce
Germany

This session is in English

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 to businesses

Heiko Witte

Digital Business Development Consultant
Rolls Royce
Germany

This session is in English

11:45

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

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

Round-Table Discussions

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

Stay Tuned - To Be Announced Soon - Solvace, France


How will we Work with Data in 2030? First Steps Towards a Fully Connected, Smart Train Station - Dr. Katja Maaser, Head of Standardization and Digitization, DB Station & Service


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


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

Round-Table Discussions

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

Stay Tuned - To Be Announced Soon - Solvace, France


How will we Work with Data in 2030? First Steps Towards a Fully Connected, Smart Train Station - Dr. Katja Maaser, Head of Standardization and Digitization, DB Station & Service


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


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

13:00

Lunch with Networking

14:30

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

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

15:00

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

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

15:30

No Speaker Yet

If you'd like to be a speaker at this event, this slot is available.

No Speaker Yet

If you'd like to be a speaker at this event, this slot is available.

16:00

Coffee Break with Networking

16:30

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

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

17:00

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


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

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


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

17:45

End of the First Day with Summary of all streams

18:00

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

No Chairman Yet

If you'd like to be a chairman at this event, this slot is available.

No Chairman Yet

If you'd like to be a chairman at this event, this slot is available.

9:15

Digital Innovation Platform for Agility and Collaborative Creation

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

Ricardo Moreno

Vice President ‑ Europe Business
GE Hitachi
Spain

This session is in English

9:45

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

  • Background to the case: Digitalization of wooden load carriers to achieve sustainable, C02 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

Michael Thron

Board Member
objective partner
Germany

This session is in English

10:15

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

10:45

Coffee Break with Networking

11:15

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

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

11:45

Rolling Out an IoT Platform on a Big Scale

  • Insights: setting up the platform
  • Loading a system in 40 production plants
  • Remote implementation of a production system
  • Key take outs

Dirk Voigt

Head of Digital Production Platform
Volkswagen
Germany

This session is in English

Rolling Out an IoT Platform on a Big Scale

  • Insights: setting up the platform
  • Loading a system in 40 production plants
  • Remote implementation of a production system
  • Key take outs

Dirk Voigt

Head of Digital Production Platform
Volkswagen
Germany

This session is in English

12:15

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

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

12:45

Round-Table Discussions

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

From Product to Service - Discover a New B2B World Through Service Orientation - Michael Thron, Board Member, objective partner


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


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


Rolling Out an IoT Platform on a Big Scale - Dirk Voigt, Head of Digital Production Platform, Volkswagen


AI in Process Manufacturing - Uncharted, but Endless Possibilities - Purnesh Gali, Head of Analytics, Hindalco Industries

Round-Table Discussions

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

From Product to Service - Discover a New B2B World Through Service Orientation - Michael Thron, Board Member, objective partner


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


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


Rolling Out an IoT Platform on a Big Scale - Dirk Voigt, Head of Digital Production Platform, Volkswagen


AI in Process Manufacturing - Uncharted, but Endless Possibilities - Purnesh Gali, Head of Analytics, Hindalco Industries

13:30

Lunch with Networking

15:00

Implementing Digital Transformation in Production

  • Challenges to the chemical industry
  • Digitalization as the key of the core business
  • Digital example in manufacturing of products: integrated plant and engineering portal

Stephan Krebber

Program Director Digitalization Production & Technology ‑ VP
Covestro
Germany

This session is in English

15:30

No Speaker Yet

If you'd like to be a speaker at this event, this slot is available.

No Speaker Yet

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16:00

Round-Table Discussions

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

Implementing Digital Transformation in Production - Stephan Krebber, Program Director Digitalization Production & Technology ‑ VP, Covestro

Round-Table Discussions

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

Implementing Digital Transformation in Production - Stephan Krebber, Program Director Digitalization Production & Technology ‑ VP, Covestro

16:45

Summary of the Second Day and End of the Conference

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