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Keynote Speeches


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Volker Stich

Managing Director of FIR at RWTH Aachen & Director of Cluster Smart Logistic

The data driven enterprise – How to close the Gap between today`s and tomorrow`s business

Digitalization is one of the most important topics for each company in future. Data is becoming a core business asset and must be included as a critical resource in any strategic consideration.
The presentation will show, what companies have to do now in order to prepare and develop in the direction of a data driven enterprise, what hurdles must be overcome and if this digitalization-journey is the same for every company.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernd Kuhlenkötter

Director Chair of Production Systems (LPS) and Director Center of the Engineering of Smart Product Service Systems, Ruhr University Bochum

Challenges in Future Production

The keynote will give an overview of technological developments and how they will effect the management and organization of production processes.
For example robotic based automation, mobile robotics, additive manufacturing and 5G and their influences on the production of the future will be addressed.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Bauernhansl

Director Institute of Industrial Manufacturing and Management (IFF), University of Stuttgart

The Biological Transformation – How the Convergence of Biology & Technology opens up a New Innovation Space for Sustainable Manufacturing

The biological transformation of value creation is the systematic application of knowledge about biological processes with the aim of enabling technology-based sustainable production systems.
Through the transdisciplinary convergence of technologies from the life sciences, engineering and materials sciences, this creates a new innovation space based on so-called biointelligent system architectures.