Embrace industry 4.0 to drive down costs, optimize production and enhance efficiency
10 November 2020
Hotel St Regis, Detroit, Michigan
2020 Speakers / Facilitators
Factory 4.0 Coordinator - Senior Manager,
Chief Operating Officer
Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia
Manager – Advanced Technology
Lead Data Scientist - Business Analytics, Information & Communication Technology
Fiat Chrysler Automobile
Operational Technology Lead
Honda of Canada
Dr. Hendrik Schafstall
EVP Smart Factory,
Director of Industry 4.0 Business Consulting and Customer Advocacy
North American Digital Manufacturing Lead – Advanced Powertrain Manufacturing
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Senior Technical Specialist, Process Analytics & Emerging Technology
Ford Motor Company
Senior Robotics Engineer
Director of Business Development - Smart Solutions
Banner Engineering Corp.
IIoT and Manufacturing Analytics
Ford Motor Company
Automotive Sales Manager
Technical Expert, Digital Twin & Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Manufacturing
Ford Motor Company
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What does the Smart Manufacturing for Automotive Summit cover?
The automotive sector is facing ongoing pressure from tightening margins and increasing competition, which is driving automotive manufacturers to optimize manufacturing processes and streamline their operations.
Subsequently, Automotive Manufacturers are focusing their efforts on identifying and selecting emerging technology to achieve their strategic goals.
Automotive OEM’s and contractors have already begun to take advantage of Industry 4.0, Smart Manufacturing, IoT devices, connected machinery and data-driven operations as a way of transforming their operations into something more automated, efficient and cost-effective.
Whilst the benefits of technology are clear; automotive manufacturers must bridge the gap between IT and OT and ensure they can seamlessly deploy and integrate new technologies with current processes without disrupting production.
- Keynote presentation focused on macro issues and the future of the industry
- Thirty roundtable think-tank discussions to choose from with six different opportunities
- Five different themes including strategy, leadership, technology, safety and collaboration
- Five pre-scheduled face-to-face meeting sessions between vendors and delegates open to every operator
- Panel discussion featuring our roundtable think-tank leaders to summarize the day and answer questions from the audience
- Networking drinks reception open to everyone
With this in mind; we will unite over 100 smart manufacturing specialists from leading automotive manufacturers across the US, enabling you to:
Forecast future trends and leverage automotive smart manufacturing and industry 4.0 technology
Define, develop and execute a smart manufacturing roadmap
Deploy and integrate new technologies within existing processes
Select and implement cyber security and risk management strategies to protect operations
Build the business case and obtain funding for trials and full-scale projects
Assess availability and capability of internal skill sets and resources to facilitate the implementation of new technology
Achieve new levels of productivity, performance, flexibility, efficiency and quality through automation
Reduce overheads, operating and capital costs to increase profitability
Lead change across the entire organisation
Exploit IoT, Advanced Analytics, AI and ML technology to achieve business drivers
Who will you connect with at the Smart Manufacturing for Automotive Summit?
VP’s, Directors, Global Heads and Managers of:
- Industry 4.0
- Smart Manufacturing
- Manufacturing Analytics
- Digital Manufacturing
- Advanced Manufacturing
- IoT & Connected Devices
- Data, AI & ML
- Plant Management & Operations
- Emerging Technology
- Smart Factories
- Manufacturing Operations
- Manufacturing Engineering
- Manufacturing IT
- Digital Transformation
- Manufacturing Automation
Technology & Solution Providers:
- IoT Platforms
- Location Detection Technologies
- Advanced Human-Machine Interfaces
- Cyber Security, Authentication and Fraud Detection
- 3D Printin
- Smart Sensors
- Big Data & Analytics, AI and Machine Learning
- Augmented Reality & Wearables
- Cloud Computing
- Mobile Devices
What is unique about the Smart Manufacturing for Automotive Summit?
Moving away from the typical presentation heavy conference model, we have flipped it on its head. Our events still offer services for learning, networking and sales opportunities but with keynote presentations designed to set the scene, and a strong focus on collaborative discussions to support them.
This allows our attendees to hear expert case studies, but also create their own agenda prior to the event and seek out those golden nuggets of information that often go un-answered. by putting their problems on the table and working through them as a group with their peers, competitors and partners.
and share experiences with those who have similar concerns and
well run event, with great facilitators and good engagement across a
number of manufacturers”
into smart manufacturing and industry 4.0. The sponsors were
extremely knowledgeable and engaged. I will take the insights back to
my company as we continue to implement out IIOT strategy”