Day One
JUNE 5th, 2019

07:30 08:30
REGISTRATION & NETWORKING


8:30 – 8:40
CHAIRMAN’S ADDRESS & WELCOME FROM FUTURE INSIGHTS NETWORK (FIN)

We kick off the conference with a welcome from our Chair, who gives advice on how to maximise your time at the event and get the most from the Future Insights Network experience.


 

8:40 – 9:20 KEYNOTE
EMBRACING THE SECOND WAVE OF MANUFACTURING

Henrik von Scheel, Originator Industry 4.0

According to Henrik we have now entered the 2nd wave of Industry 4.0, and this new paradigm has fundamentally altered the way we live, work and every aspect of our economy. The 2nd wave introduces a new era of Operational Excellence that transforms the design, manufacturing, operations, service of products and production systems. Connectivity and interactions among parts, machines and humans will make production systems 35% faster and 30% more efficient and enhance mass customization to new levels.

Join Henrik in this session to discover the latest management concepts and techniques to capitalize on the opportunites to grow and increase productivity through the next generation of operational excellence,automation, connectivity and alignment across the value chain.

 

 

09:20– 10:00 KEYNOTE
BEYOND THE HYPE: A CRITICAL LOOK AT B2B BUSINESS MODELS TO SURVIVE IN THE NEW PARADIGM

Jens Kaatze, Senior Vice President, Digital Transformation and Business Model Innovation, Covestro

In this session Jens outlines his vision for Digital Transformation over the next few years. He describes the potential for disruption in Manufacturing industries through the impact of digitization, and applies some basic principles for transformation in Manufacturing.

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10:00 – 11:35
NETWORKING, REFRESHMENTS & PRE-ARRANGED 1-2-1 MEETINGS


11:40 - 12:25 
EXECUTIVE HUDDLES

Join your peers for a deep dive into the topics that you have identified as the key issues affecting your industry today.

HUDDLE A

OPTIMIZING YOUR BUSINESS PROCESSES FOR A TRANSFORMATIONAL MANUFACTURING

Scott Coutts, VP Global Manufacturing, Philip Morris International

HUDDLE B

NURTURING AND DEVELOPING MANUFACTURING TALENT

Dieter Heinz, Head of Technology & Manufacturing, Bayer

HUDDLE C

WORK 4.0 IN MANUFACTURING

Robert Harms, Head of Manufacturing Network Optimization, Siemens

HUDDLE D

DRIVING OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS THROUGH DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Francesco Ciancia, Head of Vehicle Manufacturing LATAM, FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles)

HUDDLE E

HOW 3D PRINTING IS DISRUPTING VALUE CHAIN ACROSS INDUSTRIES

Hugo Da Silva, VP Additive Manufacturing, DSM

HUDDLE F

DEVELOPING SUPPLY CHAIN PARTNERSHIPS WITHIN COMPLEX LOW VOLUME BUSINESSES TO DRIVE PROFITABILITY

John Mossop, Global Engineering Director, Baker Hughes

HUDDLE G

CAPITALISING ON MANUFACTURING ANALYTICS

Walter Scotti, VP Manufacturing, Vistaprint


HUDDLE H

DRIVING INCREASED PRODUCTIVITY IN MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS

David Monkhouse, Manufacturing Operations Director, Avara Pharmaceutical Services

HUDDLE I

INDUSTRY 4.0 – LEADERSHIP IN CHANGING TIMES

Matthias Wunderlich, VP Manufacturing Quality, Groupe Renault 


12:30 - 13:15
INNOVATION TOOLKITS

 

REDUCE COST AND END PRODUCTION OUTAGES WITH PREDICTIVE APPLICATION USER EXPERIENCE

INFOVISTA

IMPROVING CAPABILITY AND PERFORMANCE THROUGH CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

CCI TRACC

 

13:20 - 14:35
THEMED LUNCH DISCUSSIONS

Roundtable A

HOW CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION WILL BE A COMPANY'S BIGGEST ASSET IN THE FACTORY OF THE FUTURE

Luke Mullins, CEO, VOLTA
The rate of change of innovation is growing exponentially. In a field where new technology can mean our businesses change seemingly overnight, how do ensure we have the right skill sets in our teams to be ready for these challenges. We invest in creativity, and innovation. We invest in people, just as we would invest in equipment. We create environments for our teams to flourish, and we should look to our culture to develop just as much as our technology does. Emotional intelligence, teamwork, passion, creativity and entrepreneurship will be the core skills of our team members. Are your teams ready for the factory of the future?”

Roundtable B

MANUFACTURING STRATEGY AND INNOVATION

BCI GLOBAL

Roundtable C

CONTROL TOWERS: CREATING THE RIGHT MODEL FOR YOUR ORGANISATION


 
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14:40 - 15:20 KEYNOTE
GETTING REAL ROI FROM YOUR DIGITAL FACTORY

Deborah Sherry, Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at GE Digital Europe, Russia & CIS

The Factory of the Future will leverage the IoT to disrupt legacy operations and processes. Huge profits from productivity, capacity and efficiency gains can be made throughout the factory floor.  All manufacturers, big and small, can benefit.  The business case is demonstrable from initiatives such as collecting, visualizing and analyzing manufacturing data on premise or in the Cloud, to optimizing maintenance of machines & equipment, right through to E2E connectivity of the entire value chain.

 

15:25 - 17:00
NETWORKING, REFRESHMENTS & PRE-ARRANGED 1-2-1 MEETINGS


 

17:05 - 17:45 KEYNOTE
SETTING THE FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESSFUL DIGITAL MANUFACTURING GROWTH

Michelle Shi-Vedaasdonk, VP Head of Global Manufacturing, Philips Lighting

In this interactive session we learn from a senior Manufacturing leader how she built the platform for Digital growth at Philips Lighting. For Michelle the key component for success was to start with the basic ‘Digital Plumbing’ the unseen, work that creates a solid plaform for the Digital project. moving forward. Use this session to ask Michelle questions on the appraoch she took, the lessons she learnt and the challenges ahead.

 

18:00 - 20:00 
NETWORKING DRINKS RECEPTION