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3IF conference 2018: Industry 4.0 – Industrial Internet in Flanders

September 11 - September 12

Trends & Developments Developments in Industrie 4.0 & IoT
From Use Case to Business Case to Industrial Roll Out and Operations
Edges and Cloud, Mastering End to Security
Flanders Industrie 4.0 Field Lab experiences from the trenches

Full Program and Registration:

Program preview:

Workshops September 11th:
Build your case in 2 – 3 hours.

  1. Business, Application and People before Technology (facilitated by 3IF)
    • Generalizing business modelling across industries
    • Choosing an application and setting up a business case
    • Mobilizing teams and preparing POC
    • Key concepts of: energy efficiency, process optimization, condition based maintenance, product digitization, integrating operator assistance
  2. Cloud computing for industry (facilitated by IBM)
    • Step by step approach connecting to Bluemix
  3. Digital Platforms (facilitated by Siemens Mindsphere)
  4. Analitics 4.0 (facilitated by Yazzoom)
    • Defining the key components and systems integration
    • Looking for I/O on devices
    • Selecting the right communication protocol
  5. Cybersecurity for digital transformation (facilitated by Secudea)
  6. Selecting the right sensor for the right application (facilitated by Versasense
  7. Open source & Tools (facilitated by Fiware & IDSA)

Wednesday September 12th:

8.00 –8.30: Exhibition Opening, Registrations & Breakfast
8.30 –9.30: Exhibition Tours (guided by 3IF tour experts)
9.30 : Welcome & Opening Firesides
9.45: Opening Keynote: ABB, Guido Jouret, Chief Digital Officer
10.15: Digital Platforms, the roadahead. Elevator Pitches(10’) andPanel (30’)

  1. Siemens, Mindsphere
  2. SAP, Leonardo
  3. Thingworx, PTC –AD UltimaGroup
  4. (Amazon, tbc)
  5. (Google, tbc)
  6. Fiware, Ulrich Ahle
  7. (Microsoft Azure, tbc)
  8. Connected Factories

11.45: KeynoteProcessIndustry: Digital Transformation Journeyandsteps ahead. Pascal van Lith, BASF (tbc)
12.15: KeynoteNext GenerationAutomation Control : Phoenix Contact, (tbc)
12.45: Lunch Networking Break & ExhibitionTours (guidedby3IF tour experts)
14.00 KeynoteManufacturing Industry: Zoe Chilton, RedbullTechnologies with Siemens PLM
(14.30 walk to break out rooms)


September 11
September 12
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Quartier Papier
Fabriekstraat 55-59
Zaventem, 1932 Belgium