IndustryForum Smart Manufacturing

Bringing together the Industry Sector

The chance to exchange thoughts and ideas with your fellow business leaders might be the extra boost your organization needs. At the event, we bring together the needs of top decision makers and the offerings of solution providers, generating business opportunities for both parties.


Speakers & Chairman

Heiko Bode

Head of IT & Digital Services
Georgsmarienhütte GmbH

Paul Mairl

Chief Digital Officer
GKN Powder Metallurgy Holding GmbH

Michael Schenk

Fraunhofer-Institut für Fabrikbetrieb und -automatisierung IFF

Harald Lukosz

Advanced Engineering Joining Technologies
Bosch Rexroth AG
The Themes

In Discussion

Connected Factories: How can 5G as a communication tool enable Smart Operations?

Intelligent Systems: A key driver to boost innovation in the production

Future Technologies: Utilizing new technologies to stay competitive in a global market

Manufacturing goes greener: The opportunities of sustainability and how to implement them

Talent Acqusition: Attracting, developing and retaining the next generation of the industry

IndustryForum Smart Manufacturing

Gain a competitive edge at our exclusive networking event, tailored for visionary leaders. Maximize your time with extensive business insights from inspirational speakers, and solutions to grow your business in 1-2-1 matchmade meetings.

Experience your most productive day of the year. Event is free of charge based on your personal invitation.

Solution Providers

The Sponsors


Previous Year
(Big) Data management: From reactionary to predictive practices
Digital evolution through integration of IT-systems and operational technologies
Factory of the future: How to we realize and scale the potential of the technological revolution?
Digitalization through robotics, 3D printing, AR, drones and digital twins - Mastering the last steps
Preperations for the HMI Design of the future

Speakers & Chairman

Previous Year
Kari Terho
Elisa Oyj
Hans Peter Förster
LEONI Kabel GmbH
Fritz Eckert
Christoph Eberl
Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkstoffmechanik IWM
Johann Hofmann
MR Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen GmbH
Markus Reifferscheid
SMS group GmbH