Driving the Digital Transformation of manufacturing - A Digital Industry networking event

Driving the Digital Transformation of manufacturing

Digital Transformation is key for manufacturing SMEs (Small-Medium Enterprises) to remain competitive in a rapid changing production landscape. In particular, the Industry 4.0 paradigm, leveraging on millions of smart devices generating massive volumes of data, promises to improve production quality, efficiency and flexibility while lowering production costs.

This Digital Industry networking event will take a deep dive into the manufacturing landscape focussing on the three main pillars that are enabling the Industry 4.0 Digital Transformation, namely Industrial IoT, Industrial Analytics and Artificial Intelligence.

Moreover, the cybersecurity threats associated with Industrial IoT and Industry 4.0 will be addressed. The workshop will provide valuable insights on the technology developments and the business opportunities in Industry 4.0 and will give you the opportunity to engage and be part of the EIT Digital Industry community at large.

The event will also include a presentation regarding the ongoing "Call for Proposals for Data driven applications and experiments in CPS/IoT", launched by the MIDIH project. The Call targets the development of data-driven applications, preferably by IT SMEs as technology providers, and experiments in CPS/IoT preferably by manufacturing SMEs.


Date: 19 June 2019
Time: 9:00-14:00 (CET)
Place: EIT Digital Milan Satellite - C/o Cefriel - Viale Sarca 226 20126 Milan (Italy)


09:00Registration & Arrival Coffee
09:30Welcoming by EIT Digital Italy Node Director - Gian Mario Maggio
09:35"Digital Industry: the EIT Digital vision", Petri Liuha, EIT Digital Innovation Leader
09:55The Manufacturing Industry Digital Innovation Hub (MIDIH) project and the opportunities for SMES: Angelo Marguglio, Technical Coordinator (Engineering) and Susanne Kuehrer, Project Coordinator (EIT Digital)
10:25"Industrial IoT for monitoring and controlling: From production to logistic applications", Nadia Scandelli, Industry 4.0 manager at Cefriel
10.50Coffee break
11:05"Extracting valuable information from Industrial Service Bus systems", Stefano Linari, CEO, Alleantia
11.30"Industrial use case - RIoT Secure", Aaron Ardiri, RioT Secure
11:55Panel "What are the drivers of the Digital Transformation of manufacturing?" - with Sergio Gusmeroli, Research Coordinator of the Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering at Politecnico of Milan, Gabriele Elia, Head of Open Innovation and Research at TIM, Maurizio Griva, IoT Solution Manager at Concept Reply, Danilo Pietro Pau, Artificial Intelligence Software & Tools Senior Principal Engineer at STMicroelectronics
12:45Networking lunch
14:00End of event

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