IndustryForum Smart Industries

Bringing together the Industry sector

Prepare your organization for the future! IndustryForum Smart Industries will be exploring smart solutions and intelligent technologies, including virtual reality and robotics, to optimize your industrial operations towards an optimal value chain. Explore the possibilities of digital industrial capabilities with inspiring speakers and visionary leaders, and share your solutions for a connected and efficient smart factory.

March 11 - 12, 2020

The Netherlands

Speakers & Chairperson

Peter Westerink

General Manager Digitalisation Downstream Manufacturing
Royal Dutch Shell

Henk Gritter

Secretary Smart Industry
Programma Bureau Smart Industry

Nick Bailey

Creative Partner & CEO

Juan Carlos Romero

Global Head of Data Science
Royal FrieslandCampina

Joost Roldaan

Corporate Technology Director
Royal FrieslandCampina

Prof. Dr. Ir. Egbert-Jan Sol

Program Director Smart Industry

Nicola Kimm

Vice President Sustainability, Environment, Health & Safety

Bert-Jan Westerik

Director Fulfilment
TATA Steel Nederland

Alexander Vreeburg

Supply Chain Configuration Manager
TATA Steel Nederland

Jan Mahy

Professor Smart Functional Materials
Saxion Hogescholen

Jan Grashuis

Vice President Global R&D
VMI Holland B.V.

Bert Boer

Vice President Global Logistics
VMI Group

Lodi Hensen

Head of Incident Response (T-CERT)

David Pavlovic

Director Digital Transformation

Baris Selcuk

Director of Supply Chain, NE
ICRON Technologies

Event Attendees Include

VMI Group
Vice President - Quality Environment Health & Safety
Canon Production Printing
Director Procurement Processes, Systems & Compliancy
Hencon Holding B.V.
Royal Dutch Shell
General Manager Digitalisation Downstream Manufacturing
Royal FrieslandCampina
Corporate Technology Director
Royal FrieslandCampina
Global Head of Data Science
Event Themes

In Discussion

Creating an intelligent organization - translating big data into smart data

The opportunities of circular business models and how to implement them

How to maintain a future proof industry between now and 15 years

Linking processes and people for a successful chain collaboration

Implementing the relevant future technologies; what skillsets are needed?

Event Partners

Solution Providers


Previous Year
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?

Speakers & Chairperson

Previous Year
Jan Post
Philips - Personal Health
Kim Liebregts
Tesla Nederland
Henk Gritter
Programma Bureau Smart Industry
Ger Janssen
Philips - Healthcare
Bayu Jayawardhana
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
Mikko Eerola
Bering & Company