Programme 2015


Programme, Friday 30th October

 9:00-10:00 Check-in, registration and networking
10:00-11:00 VDMA Integrated Assembly Solutions sector group meeting & election of the new board
11:00-11:30 Coffee break: Check-in, registration and networking
  START of EFAConference
11:00-11:30 Check-in, registration and networking
11:30-11:40 Opening remarks by Gottfried Schumacher, Chairman of VDMA Integrated Assembly Solutions

Industry 4.0: The Vision
11:40-12:00 Hard Talk: VDMA and I4.0. An Interview with Rainer Glatz, Managing Director VDMA Software & Electrical Automation
12:00-12:30 Connected Industry (I4.0): Added Value for Users and Providers. Olaf Klemd, Head of Project Industrie 4.0 @ Bosch, Robert Bosch GmbH
12:30-13:00 Industry 4.0: Vision & Grounding. Ralf Bucksch, Head Technical Sales IBM DACH, technical Executive at Industrie 4.0 Core Tech Team
13:00-14:15 Lunch Break

Industry 4.0: The Reality
14:15-14:25 Festo: Smart Factory. Stefan Schwerdtle, Director Global Production Centre Scharnhausen
14:25-14:35 Bosch: Smart Factory. Michael Zenker, Director Control & Automation, Connected Industry, Immenstadt
14:35-14:45 No Standards, no Industry 4.0. Dr. Christian Mosch, VDMA Industrie 4.0
14:45-15:30

Panel discussion with 4 experts

15:30-16:00

Additive Manufacturing: What IAS-Members must do today to benefit from AM tomorrow. Ralf Becker, Head of the Advanced Technology Department, SCHUNK

16:00-16:15

Quick Survey Industry 4.0

16:15-16:45

Coffee break

16:45-17:15                     

Market Update Integrated Assembly Solutions. Gudrun Litzenberger, VDMA statistics expert

18:30

Bus transfer to Klassikstadt

19:30

An Evening of Cars & Networking at Klassikstadt, Frankfurt

 

Programme, Saturday 31st October

A joint session of the EFAConference, the VDMA European Machine Vision Summit and the VDMA Robotics Sector Group Meeting

09:00-09:45                
Members' Assembly VDMA Robotics + Automation
09:45-10:30 Global Growth Prospects in Times of Low Interest Rates and Continued Globalisation. Dr. Klaus Bauknecht, IKB Deutsche Industriebank
10:30-11:00 China on its Way to Becoming a Global Robot Player. Lars Balzer, Euro Asia Consulting
11:00-11:30 Networking break
11:30-12:15 BMW Automotive Production in Times of Digitalisation. Christian Dunckern, BMW AG
12:15-13:15 A Super Brain in Every Head. Markus Hofmann, Memory Expert
13:15-14:30 Lunch
14:30-16:30 Discover Frankfurt! A fun tour presenting highlights of Frankfurt

 

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