The organisers of Smart Manufacturing Leaders Summit, which takes place 27-28 February 2018, have announced the full agenda and list of speakers.
The conference focuses on innovation in ‘Industry 4.0’, digitalising manufacturing operations and implementing advanced technology.
More than 35 speakers will give presentations, including Alexis Kydonopoulos, technical plant director at Mars Nick Miesen, head of innovation at Heineken and Tilmann Kloppe, head of business excellence and quality management at Siemens.
Over 120 senior decision makers from the top manufacturing companies will attend the event in Munich, Germany for two days of sessions designed to transform how manufacturers operate.
The 2018 agenda focuses on the current issues and future challenges that concern manufacturers, including securing budgets and driving revenue, changes in management to support smart manufacturing strategies and gaining buy-in from senior management for Industry 4.0 projects.
The conference will also cover prioritising investment for the highest ROI, utilising advanced data analytics for improved operations and examining cyber security risks from IIoT.
“The Smart Manufacturing Leaders Summit, as Europe’s only event to bring together ops tech, info tech and digital decision-makers from leading manufacturing companies offers the ideal forum to come together and discuss challenges and opportunities for Industry 4.0,” said Uwe Kueppers, chairman EMEA, MESA.