Strategyforum Smart Industries

IndustryForum Smart Industries sets the record straight on the importance of the blue collar sector in the digital age, exploring 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

Kim Liebregts

Country Director Benelux
Tesla Nederland

Patrick Attallah

Commercial Digital Transformation Director
DSM Netherlands

Bayu Jayawardhana

Professor Mechatronics
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

Henk Coppens

VDL Bus & Coach B.V.

Mireille Kinket

Polymer Science Park

Hans Gerla

Senior Director Operations
NXP Semiconductors

Stefan De Troch

Director Business Development Smart Sensor
NXP Semiconductors

Tiedo Tinga

Professor Dynamic Based Maintenance
Universiteit Twente

Ger Janssen

Program Director Digital Twin
Philips - Healthcare

Christiaan Smilde

Director Region Northeast

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
Dow Benelux B.V.
Vice President Operations Benelux
NXP Semiconductors
Senior Director Operations
VDL Bus & Coach B.V.
Aebi Schmidt Nederland B.V.
Director Operations
ASM - International
Director Global Engineering
NXP Semiconductors
Director Systems Innovations
DSM Netherlands
Innovation Director
Tetra Pak
Global Head of Innovation & Digital Transformation
Damen Shipyards Group N.V.
Director Procurement
GKN Aerospace (former Fokker)
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

From Reactive to Proactive: moving toward Predictive Maintenance through Analytics

The Battle for Talent: how to retain and attract talent?

The Sponsors

Solution Providers