GACC Supported: Smart Manufacturing and Industrie 4.0

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Beginn:
08.11.2018 | 15:30
Ende:
- 20:30
Ort:
SAP | 3410 Hillview Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304

Conference: Smart Manufacturing and Industrie 4.0

Industrie 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing are subjects of great importance in Germany as well as the US. During this conference, we will discuss the concept of Industrie 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing as well as it key technologies and its vast range of applications.

Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 | 3:30 - 8:30 PM PST
SAP | 3410 Hillview Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304

Register for free by using the promo code GACCMember


Taking place in the context of the “Year of German-American Friendship”, the conference features a German delegation of Smart Manufacturing / Industry 4.0 leaders that includes several of the originators of the Industrie 4.0 concept as well as the recipient of the Frost & Sullivan Manufacturing Leader of the Year 2017 Award. The German delegation will discuss this vast topic with US experts from a broad range of companies and organizations. After the opening by the German Consul General in San Francisco and two keynote speeches by leading representatives of Siemens and RTI, the conference will cover the following topics in interactive panel discussion formats:

What puts the “Smart” in “Smart Manufacturing”?
• Data and Connectivity – Sensors, Internet of Things, 5G
• Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence

Opportunities and Threats
• Digital Twins
• Additive Manufacturing
• Robotics
• Cybersecurity
• The Future of Work
• Industrie 4.0 Platforms

The European Perspective on Industrie 4.0

Industrie 4.0 Collaboration Opportunities
• Standardization
• Industry associations
• Opportunities for smaller companies / SMEs
• How to get started / how to get connected

 

AGENDA

3:30 - 4:00pm Registration and Networking

4:00 - 4:10pm Opening Address by German Consul General in San Francisco, Hans-Ulrich Südbeck

4:10 - 4:40pm Keynote by Dieter Wegener, “Industrie 4.0 Overview – What it is and where it’s going”

4:40 - 5:00pm Keynote by Stan Schneider, “The Industrial IoT Landscape”

5:00 - 5:25pm Panel Session: "Key Technologies for Smart Manufacturing / Industrie 4.0 - What puts the "Smart" in "Smart Manufacturing" "

5:25 - 5:50pm Panel Session: "Key Technologies for Smart Manufacturing / Industrie 4.0 - Opportunities and Threats"

5:50 - 6:10pm Break

6:10 - 7:10pm Panel Session: “Industrie 4.0 Landscape and Collaboration Opportunities”

7:10 - 7:30pm Q&A session with German delegation and US speakers

7:30 - 8:30pm Networking Reception


Complimentary appetizers, beer, wine and soft drinks will be served.


This event is organized by

 

Simone Friese
Director
Communications & Membership
(415) 248-1249
sfriese(at)gaccwest.com