The Third Sino-German Workshop on the Digital Transformation of Manufacturing Industries:
Platform Strategies for Digital Manufacturing

October 10th, 2018
Karl-Heinz Streibich, President, acatech, Berlin
Prof. Prof. Ji Zhou, Former President, Chinese Academy of Engineering
MinDirig Engelbert Beyer, Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Berlin
Introduction: Platform Economics and Network Effects: An Overview
Prof. Dr. Michael Dowling, University of Regensburg and MÜNCHNER KREIS
SESSION 1: Comparison of Platform Strategies
Platforms: An International Perspective
Nils Herzberg, Global Head, Internet of Things, SAP AG, Walldorf

Platform for Industrie 4.0 in Germany
Prof. Dr. Dieter Wegener, Siemens AG, Corporate Technology, Munich

Platforms for Medium-Sized Companies in Germany
Daniel Poodratchi, Adamos GmbH, Software AG, Darmstadt
Platform in China
Xiaohu Wang, General Manager, Haier COSMOPlat Mass Customization Platform
Platform Development in Shanghai Region
Prof. Dr. Hao Wang, JiaoTong University, Shanghai

SESSION 2: Future Technologies and Challenges for Manufacturing Platforms

Requirements and Conceptual Approaches for Industrie 4.0 Manufacturing Platforms
Prof. Dr. Reiner Anderl, acatech and TU Darmstadt, Darmstadt

Modeling and Simulation — Key Technology for Digital Transformation

Prof. Baicheng Liu, Chinese Academy of Engineering and Professor of Tsinghua University

Security of Networks and Platforms
Prof. Dr. Claudia Eckert, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied and Integrated Security, MÜNCHNER KREIS and acatech, Munich

Panel Discussion

Closing Remarks
Prof. Dr. Michael Dowling, University of Regensburg and MÜNCHNER KREIS