IndustryForum Smart Manufacturing

Bringing together the Industry Sector

As the manufacturing sector gears up for Industry 4.0, are organizations evolving to meet the upcoming demands and challenges? Join us at IndustryForum Smart Manufacturing for in-depth insights on economic and technical developments that are impacting the future of intelligent manufacturing. Exchange solutions with top-level executives and decision-makers from leading companies at our face-to-face matchmaking sessions, and build strategic partnerships for long-term business growth.

October 07, 2020


Speakers & Chairman

Michael Picard

Head of IT Strategy, Digital Transformation, IT Architecture and IT Governance
thyssenkrupp AG

Heiko Bode

Head of IT & Digital Services
Georgsmarienhütte GmbH

Michael Schenk

Fraunhofer-Institut für Fabrikbetrieb und -automatisierung IFF

Harald Lukosz

Advanced Engineering Joining Technologies
Bosch Rexroth AG

Sinanudin Omerhodzic

Vice President IT / CIO
Paul Hartmann AG

Nils Macke

Director Corporate Finance, IT, M&A IT Production & Quality Build
ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Confirmed Attendees

BASF Lampertheim GmbH
Head of Production Support 3 BASF / Gremiumsmitglied VDI: Big Data
Faber-Castell AG
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG
Head of Operations / Vorsitzender der Geschäftsführung Manufacturing
Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkstoffmechanik IWM
Referent der Institutsleitung für Digitalisierung
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

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