The Manufacturing Conference For Your Industry 4.0 Strategy

The Connected Manufacturing Forum brings together 150+ leading Manufacturing, Operations, Technology, Supply Chain and Advanced Engineering executives for a collaborative debate on the latest Industry 4.0 trends, challenges and opportunities.

Join them to benchmark your digital enterprise strategy, create your blueprint, promote effective change management and learn how to become a smarter, more connected manufacturer.

“Great speakers, right topics, correct attendees”

Peter Denmark, Business Director

“Well organized and structured event to share opportunities and challenges with Industry 4.0.”

Sarah Bodo, Lead Process Automation Engineer

“Sessions with very high quality”

Josef Kriegmair, Senior Manager

Be Inspired – Learn From:

Be inspired by leaders from the world’s largest manufacturing companies who have smart manufacturing figured out and underway. You’ll benchmark your progress towards connected manufacturing, cultural and change management and the latest Industry 4.0 capabilities.

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Trever White

Divisional Information Officer, Manufacturing & Engineering Systems
Toyota Motor Corp.
Leveraging IIoT & Data Analytics

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Michael Mikula

Chief Engineer, Advanced Manufacturing
Ford Motor
Leveraging 3-D Printing for Agility

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Jeffrey J. Wilcox

Vice President, Digital Transformation
Lockheed Martin
Industry 4.0 Readiness Assessment

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Bart Talloen

Vice President Product Supply Strategy & Deployment
Johnson & Johnson
Industry 4.0 “Natural Selection”

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Ashley Baron

Vice President HR, Industry 4.0 & Corporate
Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.
Overcoming Misconceptions About Digitalization

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Warren Pruitt

Vice President, Global Supply Chain
Colgate-Palmolive Company
Automation, Robotics and the Future of Manufacturing

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Amy Meyer

Vice President – Technical Services
Kohler Co.
Scalable Interoperability & Agility in Legacy Systems

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Jack Fish

Vice President of Global Manufacturing
General Electric Aviation
Industry 4.0 Strategic Planning & Direction

Who Attends the Connected Manufacturing Forum?

You will rub shoulders with Manufacturing, Operations, Technology, Supply Chain and Advanced Engineering executives from Top 500 manufacturing companies, as well as the world’s most innovative start-ups, including:

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Walk Away with Actionable Insights

Your two-day schedule at a glance:

Monday, July 29 Taking Digital Maturity To The Next Level: Getting Past The Industry 4.0 Evangelism Phase To Build A Truly Integrated Digital Enterprise

  • Industry 4.0 “Natural Selection”: Stagnation Is Not An Option
  • CASE STUDY: Best Practices in Industry 4.0 Readiness Assessment
  • PANEL INTERACTIVE: Overcoming Misconceptions About Digitalization To Fashion a Clear-Cut Vision For Your Organization
  • Oxford Style Debate: OT vs IT – Who Should Be Spearheading Your Digital Transformation?
  • PANEL: Mergers & Acquisitions: Achieving The Goal Of Process Standardization
  • Track A: Industry 4.0 Takeoff – rom Vision To Implementation
  • Track B: The Next Stage In Digital Maturity – Achieving The Goal Of Data-Driven Manufacturing
  • Track C: Industry Lab Workshops

Tuesday, July 30 Unlocking The Power Of Industrial Iot And Artificial Intelligence: Implementing Industry 4.0 Technologies To Drive Transformation And Operational Excellence

  • CASE STUDY: Moving from Rust Belt to High Technology
  • CASE STUDY: Understanding And Enabling A Digital Twin
  • PANEL: Bringing Scalable Interoperability and Agility to Legacy Systems
  • PANEL: Leveraging IIoT and Data Analytics To Achieve The Goal Of Flexible And Competitive Production Processes
  • CASE STUDY: Customer Centricity Meets Industry 4.0
  • CASE STUDY: Leveraging Smart Wearables for Remote Monitoring and Equipment Repairs
  • Track A: Industry 4.0 in Discrete Manufacturing
  • Track B: Industry 4.0 in Process Manufacturing
  • Track C: Industry Lab Workshops

Why You Must Be at Connected Manufacturing

Actionable Industry 4.0 Use Cases

We are not a trade show or a vendor-led seminar where the main goal is to sell the solution to you. Our agenda is 100% focused on your biggest challenges and opportunities. We deliver top-level content and case studies highlighting Industry 4.0 strategy conceptualization and application. You’ll walk away with pages of actionable strategies to help you become a smarter, more connected manufacturer.

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A Program Tailored to Manufacturers of All Sizes

We bring together every facet of manufacturing, from Top 500 manufacturing companies, to the world’s most innovative start-ups. Regardless of where you stand in comparison to your competition, we have a ton of tailored content that will enable you to walk away with actionable strategies that are applicable to your specific operation.

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Cross-Sector Learning & Networking

Benefit from tons of interactivity with over 10 hours of discussion groups, creative think-tanks, tracks, roundtables, and structured networking activities every day. You’ll develop relationships, make new contacts and speak “off-the-record” with your peers from different sectors and verticals.

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Become a Sponsor

Sponsor

Sponsoring Connected Manufacturing puts your brand in the spotlight. There are 150 leading executives waiting to meet a company like yours. We offer you custom sponsorship packages with branding, thought leadership and face time all built in. It’s like a big party, and you’re bringing the drinks!

Contribute to the conversation. Share best practices, challenges and leading trends with other manufacturing executives in Connected Manufacturing Forum networking group on LinkedIn.