limited to

150

Attendees

limited to

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.

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

Get Inspired by the Sessions You Choose from All Streams

Industrial XR
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

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

Group Collaboration in AR

  • Design and collaboration in XR
  • AR for creative work sessions
  • Hidden challenges and driving change

Robert Dyhringer

Extended Reality Specialist
Mercedes‑Benz
Germany

This session is in English

Group Collaboration in AR

  • Design and collaboration in XR
  • AR for creative work sessions
  • Hidden challenges and driving change

Robert Dyhringer

Extended Reality Specialist
Mercedes‑Benz
Germany

This session is in English

11:15

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
AREA ‑ Augmented Reality for Enterprise
UK

This session is in English

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
AREA ‑ Augmented Reality for Enterprise
UK

This session is in English

11:45

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

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

12:15

Round-Table Discussions

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

Simplifying the Journey and Maximizing Impact - Joe Hurst, Director Sales, Hark Systems


Group Collaboration in AR - Robert Dyhringer, Extended Reality Specialist, Mercedes‑Benz


Improving Enterprise Augmented Reality Ecosystems - Mark Sage, Executive Director, AREA ‑ Augmented Reality for Enterprise


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

Simplifying the Journey and Maximizing Impact - Joe Hurst, Director Sales, Hark Systems


Group Collaboration in AR - Robert Dyhringer, Extended Reality Specialist, Mercedes‑Benz


Improving Enterprise Augmented Reality Ecosystems - Mark Sage, Executive Director, AREA ‑ Augmented Reality for Enterprise


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

13:00

Lunch with Networking

14:30

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

Albert Becker

Head of CAE & BIM Support
Bayer
Germany

This session is in English

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

Albert Becker

Head of CAE & BIM Support
Bayer
Germany

This session is in English

15:00

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.

15:30

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

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

16:00

Coffee Break with Networking

16:30

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
  • Live-demo in the networking area with Magic Leap

Florian Couret

Director Immersive Lab
BNP Paribas Real Estate
France

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

Director Immersive Lab
BNP Paribas Real Estate
France

This session is in English

17:00

Round-Table Discussions

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

VR-Based Engineering Design Review - Albert Becker, Head of CAE & BIM Support, Bayer


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


Science Fiction Applied to your Workplace Experience - Are you Ready to Work Differently? - Florian Couret, Director Immersive Lab, BNP Paribas Real Estate

Round-Table Discussions

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

VR-Based Engineering Design Review - Albert Becker, Head of CAE & BIM Support, Bayer


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


Science Fiction Applied to your Workplace Experience - Are you Ready to Work Differently? - Florian Couret, Director Immersive Lab, BNP Paribas Real Estate

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

Training of the Future - Adapt - Innovate - Overcome

  • AR & VR in health and safety
  • From VR to real-life emergencies
  • Uses of XR for safety institutions

Paul Speight

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

This session is in English

Training of the Future - Adapt - Innovate - Overcome

  • AR & VR in health and safety
  • From VR to real-life emergencies
  • Uses of XR for safety institutions

Paul Speight

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

This session is in English

11:45

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.

12:15

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

Vladimir Kuts

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

This session is in English

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

Vladimir Kuts

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

This session is in English

12:45

Round-Table Discussions

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

Training of the Future - Adapt - Innovate - Overcome - Paul Speight, Chief Watch Manager & Lead VR Innovation Manager, Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service


Human-Robot Interaction with XR in the Industry 4.0 - 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

Training of the Future - Adapt - Innovate - Overcome - Paul Speight, Chief Watch Manager & Lead VR Innovation Manager, Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service


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

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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