The Digital Transformation of Manufacturing Industries:
Revolution or Evolution?

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Program
 
 
22. November 2016
 
Opening Evening in the Munich Residenz
 

INTRODUCTION
Prof. Dr. Michael Dowling, MÜNCHNER KREIS


WELCOMING ADDRESS

Dr. Andreas Goerdeler, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy


OPENING KEYNOTE: TOWARDS A DATA-DRIVEN PLATFORM ECONOMY

Prof. Dr. Henning Kagermann, acatech

INDUSTRIE 4.0 IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT: PRESENTATION OF AN ACATECH STUDY
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wahlster, University of the Saarland and the German
Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)

EXPERT PANEL DISCUSSION
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Michael Dowling, MÜNCHNER KREIS
Dr. Reinhold Achatz, CTO ThyssenKrupp AG
Dr. Gunter Beitinger, Siemens AG
Dr. Stephan Fischer, TRUMPF Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH and Co. KG
Dr. Joseph Reger, CTO Fujitsu Europe
Klaus Straub, CIO BMW AG
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wahlster, DFKI
 


 
23. November 2016
 
WELCOMING ADDRESS  
Prof. Dr. Henning Kagermann, President of acatech
 
KEYNOTE SPEECH: PERSPECTIVES FROM THE EUROPEAN UNION  
GÜNTHER OETTINGER, EU COMMISSIONER, DIGITAL ECONOMY AND SOCIETY
 
SESSION 1: Revolution: Future BUSINESS MODELS
CHAIR:  PROF. DR. HELMUT KRCMAR, TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH
 
China: IoT Technologies: Driving Industry Business Innovation
Dr. Jesse Jijun Luo, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Germany: Digital Transformation of a Hidden Champion
Dr. Nicolas Maier-Scheubeck, Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen GmbH

Japan: IoT Solutions in the Machine Tool Industry
Dr. Holger Rudzio, DMG Electronics GmbH

USA: Winning in the Cognitive Era with Watson IoT
Sanjay Brahmawar, IBM Watson Internet of Things  

Germany: Industry 4.0 @ Bosch
Kurt Schreier, Robert Bosch GmbH

 
SESSION 2: Evolution: The Future of KEY TECHNOLOGIES  
CHAIR: PROF. DR.-ING REINER ANDERL, TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITÄT DARMSTADT
 
Agent Based Technologies for Flexible Automated Manufacturing Systems
Prof. Dr. Birgit Vogel-Heuser, Technical University of Munich  

ICT as an Enabler for Digitization
Heiko Burdack, T-Systems International GmbH

Connection Technologies
Stephan Litjens, Nokia

System of Systems and Total Optimization
Dr. Takashi Hotta, Hitachi, Japan
 
From Big Data to Cognitive Computing – The Rapid Development of Analytics Technologies
Winfried Holz, Atos Germany

Panel Discussion
Stephan Köhler, KPMG AG
Dr. Jesse Jijun Luo, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
Prof. Dr. Birgit Vogel-Heuser, Technical University of Munich
Dr. Nicolas Maier-Scheubeck, Maschinenfabrik Rheinhausen GmbH


Dinner Speech: Strategies for Industrie 4.0: Consequences for Productivity, Jobs, and Skills
Prof. John Zysman, University of California at Berkeley  



 
24. November 2016  
 
SESSION 3: COOPERATIVE INITIATIVES AND EXPERIENCES
CHAIR: THOMAS HAHN, SIEMENS AG
 
China: Intelligent Manufacturing in China
Prof. Peigen Li, Chinese Academy of Engineering
 
Japan: Robot Revolution Initiative
Dr. Tomoaki Kubo, Robot Revolution Initiative, Tokyo

Plattform Industrie 4.0 and the Industrial Internet Consortium: Perspectives from a Global Company
Dr. Tanja Rückert, SAP SE

Industrial Data Space: A Standard for Secure Data Exchange Between Enterprises
Dr. Reinhold Achatz, Chairman of the IDS Association  

SESSION 4: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
CHAIR: PROF. DR. MICHAEL DOWLING, MÜNCHNER KREIS
 
Interconnection and Interoperability – Why Standards Matter
Dr. Michael Stephan, DIN Deutsches Institut für Normung e.V.
 
When Security Meets Safety
Magnus Harlander, genua GmbH

Smart Services: Digital Opportunities and Threats for Manufacturing Industries
Frank Riemensperger, Accenture GmbH

Panel Discussion
Dr. Reinhold Achatz, Chairman of the IDS Association
Prof. Dr. Marina Fiedler, University of Passau
Dr. Marc Lakner, A.T. Kearney GmbH
Prof. John Zysman, University of California at Berkeley

Closing Comments
Prof. Dr. Michael Dowling, MÜNCHNER KREIS