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Through a mix of case-study presentations, interactive roundtable discussions, Q&A sessions and hands-on workshops you will gain a diverse and inspiring perspective. The multi stream format allows you to move freely between the conferences and choose the sessions of most interest and relevance. Create your program from the case studies and interactive round tables.

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Industry 4.0
Target Group

Decision Makers and Leaders in Production, Plant Management, Engineering Sustainability Management

Key Topics
  • Energy Efficiency through Digitalization
  • Industry 4.0
  • Predictive Maintenance
  • Blockchain
Future Logistics & Supply Chain Management
Target Group

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

Key Topics
  • Proactive Planning
  • Vehicles
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Digitization in the Transport Sector

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THURSDAY, MARCH 28TH

9:00

Introduction of the Chairmen by manetch

Thomas Groeninger

Business Unit Manager
STRABAG
Germany

This session is in English

Introduction of the Chairmen by manetch

Thomas Groeninger

Business Unit Manager
STRABAG
Germany

This session is in English

Introduction of the Chairmen by manetch

Carsten Mielke

Digitalization Lead
Uniper
Germany

This session is in English

Introduction of the Chairmen by manetch

Carsten Mielke

Digitalization Lead
Uniper
Germany

This session is in English

9:15

Threats and Risks for the Industrial IoT Revolution

Stephen Mellor

CTO
IIC
USA

This session is in English

9:45

Vertical Industry 4.0 Solutions for the Factory of the Future

Dr. Nils-Holger Schmidt

Chief Product & Service Owner Nexeed Production Performance Manager
Bosch Connected Industry
Germany

This session is in English

10:15

Coffee Break with Networking

10:45

Corporate Digitalization, Data First

Timo Klingenmeier

Managing Director
inmation Software
Germany

This session is in English

Corporate Digitalization, Data First

Timo Klingenmeier

Managing Director
inmation Software
Germany

This session is in English

Accelerate Supply Chain Management with Blockchain and IoT

Christophe Suizdak

Global Operational Excellence Manager
GE Healthcare
Switzerland

This session is in English

Accelerate Supply Chain Management with Blockchain and IoT

Christophe Suizdak

Global Operational Excellence Manager
GE Healthcare
Switzerland

This session is in English

11:15

Production IT Security as a Requirement for Connected Industry

Rainer Rodler

Head of Production IT Security
ZF Friedrichshafen
Germany

This session is in English

Production IT Security as a Requirement for Connected Industry

Rainer Rodler

Head of Production IT Security
ZF Friedrichshafen
Germany

This session is in English

Digitalizing International Freight documentation by Utilizing Blockchain

Dieter Sellner

Program Manager Blockchain
DB Schenker
Germany

David Saive

Research Associate
University of Oldenburg
Germany

This session is in English

Digitalizing International Freight documentation by Utilizing Blockchain

This session is in English

11:45

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to set up production IT security?", led by Rainer Rodler, ZF Friedrichshafen
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"How to create the factory of the future?", led by Dr. Nils-Holger Schmidt, Bosch Connected Industry

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to set up production IT security?", led by Rainer Rodler, ZF Friedrichshafen
----
"How to create the factory of the future?", led by Dr. Nils-Holger Schmidt, Bosch Connected Industry

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How can blockchain and IoT help to make supply chain management faster?", led by Christophe Suizdak
----
"How to make packing more efficient and affordable?", led by Dimitri Lerner, SIG

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How can blockchain and IoT help to make supply chain management faster?", led by Christophe Suizdak
----
"How to make packing more efficient and affordable?", led by Dimitri Lerner, SIG

12:30

Lunch with Networking

14:00

Digital Transformation realization – Think in Products and Data

Dimitri Lerner

Head of Global Applications / Managing Director
SIG Combibloc
Switzerland

This session is in English

Digital Transformation realization – Think in Products and Data

Dimitri Lerner

Head of Global Applications / Managing Director
SIG Combibloc
Switzerland

This session is in English

Digital Transformation impacts into Supply Chains – How to deliver cyber-physical products

Daniel Roy

Managing Director
International Transfer Center for Logistics (ITCL)
Germany

Michael Homuth

Senior Vice President Operations
Vorwerk International Strecker & Co.
Germany

This session is in English

Digital Transformation impacts into Supply Chains – How to deliver cyber-physical products

This session is in English

14:45

Details Follow Soon

Kaspersky Lab

Germany

This session is in English

Details Follow Soon

Kaspersky Lab

Germany

This session is in English

Smart Factory Logistics – How to Make it Work?

Urs Güttinger

Chief Technology Officer
Bossard
Switzerland

This session is in English

Smart Factory Logistics – How to Make it Work?

Urs Güttinger

Chief Technology Officer
Bossard
Switzerland

This session is in English

15:15

From a First Idea to the Global „Industrial Computer Vision” Strategy

Malte Hedemann

Project Manager Digital Factory
Volkswagen
Germany

This session is in English

From a First Idea to the Global „Industrial Computer Vision” Strategy

Malte Hedemann

Project Manager Digital Factory
Volkswagen
Germany

This session is in English

The Impact of Digitization Supply Chain Management

Michael Salmen

Supply Chain Strategy & Development Lead
Henkel Global Supply Chain
Netherlands

This session is in English

The Impact of Digitization Supply Chain Management

Michael Salmen

Supply Chain Strategy & Development Lead
Henkel Global Supply Chain
Netherlands

This session is in English

15:45

Coffee Break with Networking

16:15

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to digitize products through data an adaptable architecture vision"?, led by Dimitri Lerner, SIG
----
"How to create a global industrial computer strategy?", led by Malte Hedemann, Volkswagen

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to digitize products through data an adaptable architecture vision"?, led by Dimitri Lerner, SIG
----
"How to create a global industrial computer strategy?", led by Malte Hedemann, Volkswagen

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to make a supply chain management digital?", led by Michael Salmen, Henkel Supply Chain
----
"How to create a smart factory system?", led by Urs Güttinger, Bossard
----
"How to deliver cyber-physical products?", led by Dr. Daniel Roy, ITLC, and Michael Homuth, Vorwerk International Strecker & Co.
----
"How to use blockchain for digitization of freight documentation"?, led by Dieter Sellner, Deutsche Bahn

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to make a supply chain management digital?", led by Michael Salmen, Henkel Supply Chain
----
"How to create a smart factory system?", led by Urs Güttinger, Bossard
----
"How to deliver cyber-physical products?", led by Dr. Daniel Roy, ITLC, and Michael Homuth, Vorwerk International Strecker & Co.
----
"How to use blockchain for digitization of freight documentation"?, led by Dieter Sellner, Deutsche Bahn

17:00

The IoT Journey with MindSphere: Start Small, Scale Quickly!

Siemens

Digital Factory Division
Germany

This session is in English

The IoT Journey with MindSphere: Start Small, Scale Quickly!

Siemens

Digital Factory Division
Germany

This session is in English

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No Speaker Yet

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17:30

Implement UAV Drones for Object Measurement and Modelling

Thomas Groeninger

Business Unit Manager
STRABAG
Germany

This session is in English

18:00

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to use drones for object measurement?", led by Thomas Gröninger, Strabag
----
"How to use the internet of things successfully ?", led by Siemens

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to use drones for object measurement?", led by Thomas Gröninger, Strabag
----
"How to use the internet of things successfully ?", led by Siemens

18:45

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 29TH

9:00

Introduction by manetch

9:15

How the Resource Hub Can Help You to Improve your Projects

Stephen Mellor

CTO
IIC
USA

This session is in English

9:45

Trimodality and Innovation as Key of Success for the Future

Harald Jony

Geschäftsführer
Wiencont Container Terminal
Austria

This session is in English

10:15

Coffee Break with Networking

10:45

Energy Efficiency through Digital Innovation

Aljoscha Schlosser

Digital Innovation Manager
BOGE Compressors
Germany

This session is in English

Energy Efficiency through Digital Innovation

Aljoscha Schlosser

Digital Innovation Manager
BOGE Compressors
Germany

This session is in English

How to Optimize a Spare Part Management System with IoT

Carsten Mielke

Digitalization Lead
Uniper
Germany

This session is in English

How to Optimize a Spare Part Management System with IoT

Carsten Mielke

Digitalization Lead
Uniper
Germany

This session is in English

11:15

Implement Requirements of the IEC 62443 Standard in Networked Production

Dr. Frank Stummer

Founder & Business Developer
Rhebo
Germany

This session is in English

Implement Requirements of the IEC 62443 Standard in Networked Production

Dr. Frank Stummer

Founder & Business Developer
Rhebo
Germany

This session is in English

Blockchain – Inter-Company-Use-Cases

Matthias Felder

Portfolio Manager Blockchain & DLT Solutions
DB Systel
Germany

This session is in English

Blockchain – Inter-Company-Use-Cases

Matthias Felder

Portfolio Manager Blockchain & DLT Solutions
DB Systel
Germany

This session is in English

11:45

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How can innovation help make trimodality more successful?", led by Harald Jony, WienCont
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"How to obtain energy efficiency through digital innovation?", led by Aljoscha Schlosser, BOGE Compressors

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How can innovation help make trimodality more successful?", led by Harald Jony, WienCont
----
"How to obtain energy efficiency through digital innovation?", led by Aljoscha Schlosser, BOGE Compressors

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to optimize a spare part management systems with IoT?", led by Carsten Mielke, Uniper
----
"How to use blockchain for intercompany processes?", led by Matthias Felder, Deutsche Bahn

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to optimize a spare part management systems with IoT?", led by Carsten Mielke, Uniper
----
"How to use blockchain for intercompany processes?", led by Matthias Felder, Deutsche Bahn

12:30

Lunch with Networking

14:00

Carbon 4.0 – Digitization as a Means to an End

Yannick Willemin

Head Futurist
SGL Carbon
Germany

This session is in English

14:45

Ducktrain: A Lightweight Autonomous Logistic Device for Urban Transportation

Kai Kreiskoether

CEO
Ducktrain / DroidDrive
Germany

This session is in English

15:30

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to handle digitization in the manufacturing industry?", led by Yannick Willemin, SGL Carbon
----
"How to make autonomous logistic possible?", led Kai Kreisköther, Ducktrain

Round-Table Discussions

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

"How to handle digitization in the manufacturing industry?", led by Yannick Willemin, SGL Carbon
----
"How to make autonomous logistic possible?", led Kai Kreisköther, Ducktrain

16:15

End of the Conference with Summary of all Streams and Networking

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Location

Metro station "Industriehof" (U6 and U7)
From Central Station:
At the main station, choose the underground line U4 to "Bockenheimer Warte" and change at the last stop "Bockenheimer Warte" into the U6 to Heerstraße or into the U7 to Hausen. The third station is "Industriehof". From there, cross the street and subway tracks to follow the Königsberger Straße until the second road where you take a left. The hotel is located on the left side.

From the airport:
The lines S8 and S9 run from the airport to the main train station. At the main station, choose the underground line U4 to "Bockenheimer Warte" and change at the last stop "Bockenheimer Warte" into the U6 to Heerstraße or into the U7 to Hausen. The third station is "Industriehof". From there, cross the street and subway tracks to follow the Königsberger Straße until the second road where you take a left. The hotel is located on the left side.

Parking: You can park your car in the hotel's own underground car parking or right in the hotel courtyard for a daily charge of €15,00. If the parking area from the Flemings Conference Hotel is full, we recommend as an alternative the parking area „Brentanobad“, Rödelheimer Parkweg, 60489 Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Book your accommodation at the venue with the special event rate for a double room for single use for €125,00 per room/night incl. breakfast available with the event code al+di19 until February 28th. More information: +49 69 5060400 or frankfurt.conference@flemings-hotels.com

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