IndustryForum Smart Manufacturing

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.

September 16, 2020


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
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

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