Agenda

30th Sep – 1st Oct 2024, Berlin

DAY 1

08:00 - 08:50

REGISTRATION

08:55 – 09:00

CHAIRPERSON’S OPENING REMARKS

09:00 - 09:30

Brownfield Goes Digital: On the Path to a Smart Factory"

  • Transform a traditional brown field plant into a digital plant
  • Empowering and train people to do transformation
  • Mindset is key for smart manufacturing
  • Traceability as backbone for data analytic
  • Digital twin and AI as enabler for zero failure strategy.

09:30 - 10:00

Hoshin Kanri strategy implementation methodology: how to implement successfully

  • What is Hoshin Kanri
  • How to link to existing corporate strategies
  • How to cascade down from top management level to shop floor level
  • What is best roadmap to implement
  • What are the key success factors?

10:00 - 10:30

Smart factory transformation as a key enabler for sustainable manufacturing

  • Moving towards sustainable value chains – How are manufacturers dealing with sustainability questions?
  • Importance of Smart Factories growing – What are the key elements of successful smart factory transformation?
  • PwC Factory Intelligence accelerates Smart Factory journey – How did Tier 1 automotive supplier transform their global manufacturing

10:35 - 11:25

COFFEE BREAK

11:30 - 12:00

From insight to impact: unlocking opportunities in manufacturing data

  • Understanding the why and how of data driven manufacturing
  • IT trends that are important for manufacturers
  • Developing a model to support data driven manufacturing
  • Towards a single source of truth
  • One size does not fit all – a deeper look at location intelligence

12:00 - 12:30

GLOBAL DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION ROADMAP AND ARCHITECTURE – LESSONS-LEARNT AND OPPORTUNITIES AHEAD

  • Driver for digital transformation, digitalization roadmap and the importance of MES on the journey
  • How to keep MES in the centre of your shopfloor
  • MES lifecycle management and its impact on manufacturing sites
  • How to align digitalization processes on a local and global level
  • Leveraging technologies that enable and accelerate new business opportunities and capabilities for the Factory of the Future

12:30 - 13:00

Production Data Integration – Practical Example

  • Starting Point: Immediate Needs in Data Capture and Data Analysis
  • Progression: Reporting and Accounting – Impact of Data Structure and Metadata Management
  • Next Stage: Visualizations, Artificial Intelligence, and Inter-System Integration
  • Continuous Operation: Importance of a Solid Data Structure, Data Validation and Plausibility Checks in System Integration

PLANNED INVESTMENT AREAS

  • Continuous Improvement / OPEX
  • Industry 4.0
  • COVID-19
  • Lean Methodologies
  • Connected Worker
  • Workforce Training & Development
  • Sustainability & ESG Software
  • Digital/Software Adoption
  • Workflow and Process Automation
  • Project & Resource Management
  • Additive Manufacturing / Factory-as-a-Service
  • Connected Factory
  • Net Zero
  • Cybersecurity
  • MES / Shop-floor Digitization
  • Machine Learning
  • Digital Twin
  • M2M Communication
  • Remote Working
  • Plant / Workforce Safety
  • Wireless Connectivity
  • Cloud, Edge & IoT Data Management
  • Asset Performance Management (APM 4.0)
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Digital Technologies
  • Predictive Analytics / Condition Monitoring
  • Green Manufacturing Practices & Initiatives
  • Cloud Computing & Sensors
  • Asset Management
  • Data Analytics / Big Data / Data Management

13:00 - 13:45

LUNCH

13:45 - 14:15

PICC FACILITATES COLLECTIVE INTELLIGENCE AND INNOVATION AT BERRY

  • Collaborative and advanced ideation
  • Using IoT for predictive decision making
  • Sharing best practices globally
  • Advanced problem solving system

14:15 - 14:45

PLANTS OF TOMORROW - A CATALYST FOR DECARBONIZATION

  • Introducing Holcim
  • Importance of decarbonisation
  • Transforming our cement operations to meet our future customers needs
    – How technology make our plants smarter
    – Accelerating innovation across our entire value chain, from the quarry to the lorry
  • Cutting edge technologies take performance; circularity and carbon neutrality to next level
  • Our industry 4 road map – designed to realize business value
  • Holcim’s plants of tomorrow essential building blocks & principles

14:45 - 15:15

Easing ESG reporting with digital twins

  • A closer look at the digital capabilities companies require in this day and age: People & Culture, Data, Technology & Infrastructure
  • Explaining common data challenges and data maturity levels in the industry
  • Considering existing and upcoming industry legislations
  • Introducing the Digital Twin approach: Using Asset Administration Shells (AAS) to integrate data of assets
  • Use Case: Exchanging sustainability information across the value chain via a standardised Asset Administration Shell sub model

15:15 - 15:45

Can Agile Bridge the Operations/IT Divide

  • The traditional Business and IT relationship
  • How agile methodology can replace the typical URS and waterfall project plan
  • The Power of User Story Mapping
  • Development Life Cycle
  • The benefits of release planning
  • Decentralising Development into the Business

15:45 - 16:25

COFFEE BREAK

16:30 - 17:00

‘Humanizing industry 4.0.’ How to succesfully accelerate the journey of People, Processes, Digital and Sustainability

  • Solvace offers an all-in-one platform for operational excellence
  • Industry 4.0 is the fourth stage of industrial revolution, merging physical assets with advanced technologies
  • This fusion enables data communication, analysis, and processing for improved manufacturing and supply chains
  • Connectivity under Industry 4.0 allows AI and IoT integration for enhanced automation and real-time data utilization
  • Resultant flexibility and responsiveness empower intelligent, data-driven decision-making
  • Industry 4.0 expands business potential from products to service-based revenue streams
  • The connected organization evolution has become a reality, prompting the question: What’s the next step?

17:00 - 17:30

How a Zero Loss mindset transforms your performance, your processes and your people

  • Learn about Milliken’s extensive 30 year history of working with a Zero Loss mindset
  • See the results achieved and the transformation in culture exhibited
  • Learn how the process works step by step and witness client case studies in action
  • Meet with Senior Leadership to hear how the Milliken team can support your business in the Zero Loss transformation

PLANNED INVESTMENT AREAS

  • Continuous Improvement / OPEX
  • Industry 4.0
  • COVID-19
  • Lean Methodologies
  • Connected Worker
  • Workforce Training & Development
  • Sustainability & ESG Software
  • Digital/Software Adoption
  • Workflow and Process Automation
  • Project & Resource Management
  • Additive Manufacturing / Factory-as-a-Service
  • Connected Factory
  • Net Zero
  • Cybersecurity
  • MES / Shop-floor Digitization
  • Machine Learning
  • Digital Twin
  • M2M Communication
  • Remote Working
  • Plant / Workforce Safety
  • Wireless Connectivity
  • Cloud, Edge & IoT Data Management
  • Asset Performance Management (APM 4.0)
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Digital Technologies
  • Predictive Analytics / Condition Monitoring
  • Green Manufacturing Practices & Initiatives
  • Cloud Computing & Sensors
  • Asset Management
  • Data Analytics / Big Data / Data Management

17:30 - 18:00

From technology to product focus: What are the business opportunities in AM

  • Overview of Additive Manufacturing Technology
  • Business and Use cases of AM in various industries
  • How to Identify your AM potential
  • Current Hurdles of AM implementation and How to over come

18:00 - 19:00

DRINKS RECEPTION

Day 2

08:55 – 09:00

CHAIRPERSON’S OPENING REMARKS

09:00 – 09:30

Making Data available - the key to a successful Digital Transformation

  • Data Management – today and tomorrow
  • Why is data availability so important?
  • Key challenges to start the transition
  • Good practises to make data available

09:30 – 10:00

AI Systems Engineering in the context of dataspaces

  • Presentation and discussion of the emerging discipline of AI Systems Engineering
  • Dataspaces – definition, specific characteristics and examples (e.g. Catena-X)
  • Relevance of digital twin systems and Industrie 4.0
  • How does this all fit together?
  • Strategic technological and architectural considerations

10:00 - 10:30

AI: how to get from artificial to tangible value

  • Machine Learning in the Industrial Context
  • From Raw Data to Rich Insights: how to create a 360-degree view of your processes
  • Combining different elements of intelligence
  • How analytics can identify bottlenecks, streamline operations, and maximize resource utilization, leading to substantial cost savings

10:35 - 11:25

COFFEE BREAK

11:30 – 12:00

Digital manufacturing Transformation in Danone

  • Digital Manufacturing Acceleration in a nutshell, unique approach to deliver holistic result.
  • Recipe of successful program: Mixture of right ingredients
  • Searching for digital use cases – Digital compass
  • Catalogue solutions – Knowledge library
  • Innovation process
  • Impact tracking
  • Success factors of the program

12:00 – 12:30

Digitalization needs scalability, performance and skills to create value

  • Digitalization requires an approach that makes it future proof looking at the whole potential architecture with its functionalities to create potential value
  • The operational teams needs to create benefits that will amortize the cost of the solution
  • The challenges are often very specific thus the need for scalability to manage cost of the solution
  • Bridging OT and IT is key to create meaningful insights and take appropriate counter measures
  • Simualtion, machine learning, data management are some of the key methods required to effectively solve the challenges manufacturers are facing

12:30 – 13:00

Successfully Mastering Digital Transformation in Manufacturing with MES Solutions from the Smart Factory Experts @ FORCAM-ENISCO

  • Data-Driven Manufacturing
  • Successful integration of shop floor and top floor
  • Transparency in Manufacturing with solutions by FORCAM-ENISCO
  • Solution Examples and Benefits

PLANNED INVESTMENT AREAS

  • Continuous Improvement / OPEX
  • Industry 4.0
  • COVID-19
  • Lean Methodologies
  • Connected Worker
  • Workforce Training & Development
  • Sustainability & ESG Software
  • Digital/Software Adoption
  • Workflow and Process Automation
  • Project & Resource Management
  • Additive Manufacturing / Factory-as-a-Service
  • Connected Factory
  • Net Zero
  • Cybersecurity
  • MES / Shop-floor Digitization
  • Machine Learning
  • Digital Twin
  • M2M Communication
  • Remote Working
  • Plant / Workforce Safety
  • Wireless Connectivity
  • Cloud, Edge & IoT Data Management
  • Asset Performance Management (APM 4.0)
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Digital Technologies
  • Predictive Analytics / Condition Monitoring
  • Green Manufacturing Practices & Initiatives
  • Cloud Computing & Sensors
  • Asset Management
  • Data Analytics / Big Data / Data Management

13:00 - 13:55

LUNCH

14:00 – 14:30

Wärtsilä OSME – From Digital Manufacturing to Smart Connected Networked Ecosystem

  • Digital Transformation with right focus – Focus on common problems not technologies
  • Technology as enabler not main driver – The 3 pillars for manufacturing innovation and evolution
  • The power of sharing and cocreation – Sharing Technologies, knowledge and competencies
  • Keeping the focus on people and establishing networked collaborations with new mindset
  • The complementary leadership approach as key to a sustainable and resilient growth
  • The power of extended networks enhanced by data – AI with an human centric approach

14:30 - 15:00

Making Digital Transformation right with focus on People

  • People, Process, Technology approach in JCI’s Digital Transformation
  • Johnson Controls Management System (JCMS) as a roadmap for Lean & Digital Journey
  • Digital Leads network – human & skills-centric approach to Digital Transformation
  • Democratising access to technology in JCI’s manufacturing plants
  • Big & small digitalization – creating roadmap for the future and covering temporary “digital gap”

15:00 – 15:30

Opportunities of IoT for Smart Manufacturing

  • Many companies want to start with a first IoT prototype implementation for smart manufacturing, but are not sure how this can be done in a cost and time efficient manner
  • There are so many buzzword out there in the IoT domain, that it is really cumbersome to find out what technology is relevant for a prototype
  • It will be also explained what e.g. Edge Computing, Streaming Ingest, Data Enrichment, Immutable Data Store means and how it can be used
  • Finally it will be shown how a first IoT prototype can be built from scratch, following the principle “Start small, succeed fast, extend step-by-step”

15:30 – 15:35

CHAIRPERSON’S CLOSE