Industry 4.0: walk your talk

Industry 4.0: walk your talk

March 8 | Mechelen

Industry 4.0 is a business operations game changer, it has become the ultimate way to differentiate in an increasingly competitive market. Next-generation organizations are steadily investing in smart factory digitization, translating innovation into tangible results. How can you embrace the potential of Industry 4.0 to optimize and reinvent your business models?

Join our seminar on March 8 to get a head start. In one afternoon, we unite experts from diverse disciplines, stimulating cross-fertilization of knowledge and ideas. In a series of presentations and interactive sessions, you’ll learn how you can benefit from our experience for your own Industry 4.0 journey.

Program

13:30

Welcome

14:00 Paul Peeters, Agoria

Innovate or terminate

Paul Peeters (Lead Expert at Agoria) shares the secret ingredient to keep up with the rushing technological evolution: co-creation. He sheds light on the essential competences to stay on track, and illustrates his story with several successful cases.

14:20 Wendy Geeraert, Enginity

Industry 4.0 challenges and opportunities

Wendy Geeraert (Co-founder of Enginity) guides you through the key criteria for success in Industry 4.0. Prepare your business for ‘lot size one’, shorter lead times and mass customization, and use the innovations at hand to your advantage.

14:45 Erik Dierinck, Newtec

A factory with a future: insights from Newtec’s journey

Erik Dierinck (Director IT, BPM & Quality at Newtec) takes you on a trip through Newtec’s digital transformation. Find out how the company became a ‘Smart Factory of the Future’ by simplifying and humanizing Industry 4.0 technologies.

15:45

Industry 4.0 ideation booths

Bring your idea, choose a booth, confer with experts, and bring your idea to life:
- Human-centered digitization: empower your team with digital shop floor assistants, intuitive dashboards, chatbots …
- Digital manufacturing: optimize and digitize your manufacturing processes with IoT, Big Data, AI …
- New business models: rethink your business with new service models, innovative products ...

16:30 David Pierre, Flexso

Building blocks of SAP Leonardo

David Pierre (Competence Lead at Flexso) shows you the foundation of SAP Leonardo and SAP Cloud Platform. These solutions help you bring the potential of Industry 4.0 to life, with IoT, Big Data, Blockchain, AR and VR, real-time dashboards … Discover how to kickstart your project with an incremental approach, design thinking and vertical PoCs.

17:00

Drink & appetizers

Downloads

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