IndustryForum Smart Industries

IndustryForum Future of Industrial Value Chain sets the record straight on the importance of the blue collar sector in the digital age, explores the possibilities in connected enterprises, and the march towards an optimal value chain. At the event you will meet the top decision makers of the industry and the solution providers who will help to grow your business.

March 13 - 14, 2019

The Netherlands


Jan Post

Head of Strategic Partnerships/Professor “Digital Fabrication & Manufacturing
Philips - Personal Health

Patrick Attallah

Global Digital Transformation Director
DSM Netherlands

Henk Coppens

VDL Bus & Coach B.V.

Hans Gerla

Senior Director Operations
NXP Semiconductors

Stefan De Troch

Director Business Development Smart Sensor
NXP Semiconductors

Confirmed attendees

LyondellBasell Nederland
Director PO Ventures
Philips - Personal Health
Head of Strategic Partnerships/Professor “Digital Fabrication & Manufacturing
TATA Steel Europe
Director Supply Chain Planning Europe
The Themes

In Discussion

Digitizing the industry: being fit for the future

The end of the Value Chain and the start of the Value Network: Partnerships are key

The future of Smart Manufacturing: Robotics, 3D Printing and Digital Twin

Creating a competitive advantage through Service Innovation

Big Data: how to manage your data quantity and use it strategically

The Sponsors

Solution Providers

Elobau Benelux B.V.

Previous Year


Schneider Electric
Previous Year


Connecting suppliers, producers and clients to create an innovative climate within the value chain
Smart manufacturing and the factories of the future to optimize a lean execution
Digitization and process innovation throughout the value chain
Battle for Talent: attracting and retaining talent
Opportunities of a circular economy
Previous Year


André Veneman
AkzoNobel Head Quarters
André Veneman
AkzoNobel Head Quarters
Heleen Cocu Wassink
ASML Netherlands B.V.
Ad van Berlo
Clara Otero - Perez
NXP Semiconductors
Bram Fetter
Royal Cosun - Suiker Unie