Connected Manufacturing Leaders Summit 2021

09 - 10 February, 2021

Hilton Munich Park, Munich

+ 44 (0) 207 368 9465

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Conference Day One – Wednesday 29th January 2020

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration and welcome coffee

Redefining Industry 4.0 for your Organisation

8:45 am - 8:50 am Opening remarks

8:50 am - 9:00 am Chair’s opening remarks and networking activity

Uwe Kueppers, Chairman EMEA at MESA

Uwe Kueppers

Chairman EMEA
MESA

9:00 am - 9:20 am OPENING KEYNOTE Your Industry 4.0 opportunities: How to champion the right projects to help you plan, react to changes and remain ahead of your competitors

·         How are geopolitical changes pushing manufacturers to change the way they produce?
·         How can a smart factory help connect the right people and machines to give data?
·         What is the importance of speed and efficiency to the customer of today?
·         What other geopolitical challenges do manufacturers face?
Joachim Hensch, Managing Director at Hugo Boss Textile Industries

Joachim Hensch

Managing Director
Hugo Boss Textile Industries

9:20 am - 9:40 am PRESENTATION Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in the BMW Production System: How to best use AI & ML capabilities in your manufacturing processes

Matthias Schindler, Head of Artificial Intelligence Innovation, BMW Production System at BMW Group

Matthias Schindler

Head of Artificial Intelligence Innovation, BMW Production System
BMW Group

9:40 am - 10:20 am PANEL WITH INTERACTIVE POLLING Connecting the data to the purpose: How can you gather the right data in support of your business goals and make forward thinking decisions?

·         What is the end achievement from collecting and analysing data?
·         How can understanding how to use your data bring continuous change/competitiveness?
·         How can real time data help quicker and more accurate reactions?
·         How can data with a purpose improve flexibility?
·         Where can you use AI and ML to get context from your data?
Karim Pourak, CEO at ProcessMiner

Karim Pourak

CEO
ProcessMiner

John Vermeer, Director Digital & Smart Factory at Philips

John Vermeer

Director Digital & Smart Factory
Philips

Jens Schmidt, Manufacturing Technology Director at Dow

Jens Schmidt

Manufacturing Technology Director
Dow

Damodar Hegde

Director Digital Operations Excellence & Digital Supply Chain
Coca Cola

Tony Lewis, Senior Product Development Manager at Solenis

Tony Lewis

Senior Product Development Manager
Solenis

10:20 am - 10:40 am CASE STUDY A Model-Based Digital Thread: How to connect manufacturing with design to produce better quality products faster and stay ahead of your competition

·         How can manufacturing work better with design?
·         What are the benefits to getting the two teams aligned early on?
·         How can design advise manufacturing on how to produce better products that are ahead of the competition?
·         What is the future for design and manufacturing alignment?
Alberto Ferrari, Senior Director Model-Based Digital Thread at United Technologies Corporation

Alberto Ferrari

Senior Director Model-Based Digital Thread
United Technologies Corporation

10:40 am - 11:20 am Networking Break

Driving Interoperability & Building a Connected Factory

11:20 am - 11:40 am PRESENTATION Data integration: How to combine your IT and OT data to better use analytics, add value and make data-driven decisions

Miika Murremäki, Global Director Digital Development at ABB

Miika Murremäki

Global Director Digital Development
ABB

11:40 am - 12:00 pm PRESENTATION The future of digital production begins with the early shift


Christian von Stengel, CEO at Germanedge

Christian von Stengel

CEO
Germanedge

12:00 pm - 12:20 pm INTERVIEW How to move away from advanced analytics pilot ‘purgatory’ and drive impact at scale

Philippe Mack

CEO
Pepite

Benoit Roison

Project Manager
Engie Fabricom

Advancing Data-Driven Manufacturing

12:20 pm - 12:40 pm PRESENTATION Elisa Smart Factory: How to boost productivity through Industrial IoT and AI to achieve real-time visibility and increase operational efficiency

Tanja Rauniaho-Mitchell, Head of Product Management at Elisa Smart Factory

Tanja Rauniaho-Mitchell

Head of Product Management
Elisa Smart Factory

12:40 pm - 1:20 pm PANEL WITH INTERACTIVE POLLING How can you look beyond Industry 4.0 ‘buzz technologies’ to define a practical digital strategy that improves efficiency and minimises disruption?

·         How can you define what you want to achieve and what technology you need to achieve that?
·         How can you look beyond ‘buzz technologies’ and ‘trends’ and define your ‘must haves’?
·         How can you deploy your chose technology in the least disruptive way?
·         How to not over invest and ensure technology helps you improve and become more efficient
Paul Mairl, Chief Digital Officer at GKN

Paul Mairl

Chief Digital Officer
GKN

Tilmann  Kloppe, Head of Business Excellence and Quality Management at Siemens

Tilmann Kloppe

Head of Business Excellence and Quality Management
Siemens

Marcos Pavlick Abech, Global Head of Digital Change Management at Braskem

Marcos Pavlick Abech

Global Head of Digital Change Management
Braskem

1:30 pm - 2:40 pm Networking Lunch

1:30 pm - 2:40 pm MASTERCLASS - Capabilities of Next Gen MES

Bernard Cubizolles

Senior Global Marketing Manager, Manufacturing Industries
GE Digital

TRACK A – Optimising Automation & Systems Integration

2:40 pm - 3:00 pm Chair’s opening remarks
Olaf Sauer, Researcher at Fraunhofer Institute

Olaf Sauer

Researcher
Fraunhofer Institute

TRACK A – Optimising Automation & Systems Integration

3:00 pm - 3:20 pm PRESENTATION How can you synchronize your manufacturing, supply chain and logistics data processes to build a predictive environment and stay ahead of your competition?
·         How can data analytics on your overall process help you make predictive decisions?
·         How can your knowledge of your processes and environment help you understand data better?
·         How can bringing together your process knowledge advance your manufacturing? What insights can be gained from your supply chain/logistics?
Adrian Polglase, Head of Data Architecture EMEA – Defence Business at Rolls-Royce

Adrian Polglase

Head of Data Architecture EMEA – Defence Business
Rolls-Royce

TRACK A – Optimising Automation & Systems Integration

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm FIRESIDE CHAT WITH INTERACTIVE POLLING Smart Automation: How can you automate data collection and analysis to remove potential human error and improve decision making?
·         How can you put in place the infrastructure to collect data?
·         How can you automate collecting and processing data in an old factory?
·         How can automating the process of collecting and analysing data improve you decision making?
·         How can MES aid the constant interaction between physical factory and digital factory, machines and people and product?
Juha Pankakoski, CIO & Chief Digital Officer at Kone Cranes

Juha Pankakoski

CIO & Chief Digital Officer
Kone Cranes

Josef Kriegmair, Representative, Production – Turbine Blade/Structure Castings at MTU Aero Engine

Josef Kriegmair

Representative, Production – Turbine Blade/Structure Castings
MTU Aero Engine

TRACK A – Optimising Automation & Systems Integration

3:30 pm - 3:50 pm INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT Don’t ignore connectivity just because it’s not cool
Representative to be confirmed, BICS SA

Didrik Moe

International BD Manager, IoT
BICS SA

TRACK B – Embracing Next Generation Digital & MES

2:40 pm - 3:00 pm Chair’s opening remarks
Uwe Kueppers, Chairman EMEA at MESA

Uwe Kueppers

Chairman EMEA
MESA

TRACK B – Embracing Next Generation Digital & MES

2:40 pm - 3:00 pm PRESENTATION Harnessing the ‘digital twin’: How to use a ‘digital shadow’ to emulate production and best add value to your planning processes
• How can the digital twin enhance your channels of communication between machines, people, process and product (MPPP)?
• How can you use the digital twin for product development?
• How can the digital twin reduce down time and ensure your machines are running efficiently?
• How can the digital twin change your processes?


Ralf Hagen, Engineering Manager at Nestlé

Ralf Hagen

Engineering Manager
Nestlé

TRACK B – Embracing Next Generation Digital & MES

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm PANEL WITH INTERACTIVE POLLING How can you use AI to read data, improve algorithms and build a ‘proactive’ site?
·         How can connectivity showcase the right algorithm for your business?
·         How can technology help your processes?
·         How can robots and humans collaborate to predict situations in the plant?
·         How can we teach robots trends in the factory?
·         How can you build an AI algorithm to self-heal?
·         What information can you gain from systems repairing themselves?
·         How does real time repair assist your product development?
Joachim Hensch, Managing Director at Hugo Boss Textile Industries

Joachim Hensch

Managing Director
Hugo Boss Textile Industries

John Vermeer, Director Digital & Smart Factory at Philips

John Vermeer

Director Digital & Smart Factory
Philips

Andreas Witt, Global Head of Software Development at TRUMPF

Andreas Witt

Global Head of Software Development
TRUMPF

TRACK B – Embracing Next Generation Digital & MES

3:30 pm - 3:40 pm INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT Advanced Analytics explained: How to use Advanced Edge Analytics to improve OEE
Kai Schwab, Regional Sales Director, DACH at Crosser

Kai Schwab

Regional Sales Director, DACH
Crosser

TRACK B – Embracing Next Generation Digital & MES

3:40 pm - 3:50 pm PRESENTATION Strategic Technology Deployment: How to take you digital ideas through to implementation
·         What plans can you make for technology deployment to ensure your strategy is long lasting and robust?
·         How can you make sure your digital strategy succeeds?
·         How can you implement your strategy and involve your people?
·         How can you make sure your strategy lasts? 

Siegfried Trendler

Advanced Manufacturing Europe
John Deere

MASTERCLASS Mastering Equipment-as-a-Service

2:40 pm - 3:40 pm MASTERCLASS Industry 4.0: The rise of equipment-as-a-service
Katarina Heining, Senior Account Executive at relayr

Katarina Heining

Senior Account Executive
relayr

3:50 pm - 4:30 pm Afternoon networking break

Embracing The Future of Disruptive Technology

4:30 pm - 4:50 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE Driving robots and ‘cobots’: How to look for advanced robotics opportunities in your factory to automate your manufacturing and upskill your workers

• What gaps in your process do you have for digital and automated guidance? 
• How can you integrate robots onto the shop floor?
• How can you train and encourage your workers to use robots?
• How can workers and robots work hand in hand to improve efficiency?

Francisco Jose Leon Arevalo, Automation & Robotics at Airbus

Francisco Jose Leon Arevalo

Automation & Robotics
Airbus

4:50 pm - 5:10 pm PRESENTATION Operating IBM's cognitive supply chain: How to best use AI, Internet of Things and Blockchain to enable better decision making

·         How IBM apply technology to their manufacturing operations
·         AI and blockchain technology through the supply chain, logistics, demand planning, optimization, HR, finance
·         What value can technology deliver to your operations?
·         How can you apply new technology? 
Thorsten Schroeer, European Director, Industrial Sector at IBM

Thorsten Schroeer

European Director, Industrial Sector
IBM

5:10 pm - 5:40 pm TECHNOLOGY DRAGONS’ DEN Meet 3 start-ups set to revolutionise smart manufacturing and Industry 4.0

Join our smart manufacturing dragons during this exciting ‘Dragons Den’ style session, where you will hear from four new and innovative start-up technology firms as they present their offerings in a bid to win first place. Listen up as the dragons’ review the technologies’ benefits to your business, predict their future success and deliver their verdicts. The ultimate decision is in your hands though, as the audience get to vote for their favourite. Will you find the next big thing?
Esa H. Vilkama, President at Process Data Insights LLC

Esa H. Vilkama

President
Process Data Insights LLC

5:40 pm - 6:40 pm Networking Reception

Your opportunity to relax, discuss challenges, exchange ideas and make new contacts in an informal setting!