11:00

Pre-Event IDC Sessions

11:00
12:00

Greetings and Welcome by Chair

Marc Van Herreweghe
Associate VP and Head of Manufacturing Insights, EMEA
12:00
12:15

IDC Opening Keynote Session How Digital Transformation allows your company to innovate fast, scale fast and win big

12:15
12:45

The Innovation Challenge: Interactive Workshop involving attendees, vendor partners and IDC analysts




12:45
13:30

Networking Buffet Lunch and One to One Meetings

13:30
14:15

Platinum Partner Keynote Technology innovations delivering end-to-end productivity – best practices and way forward

14:15
14:45

Enduser Keynote

14:45
15:15

Coffee & Networking. Delegates' pre-scheduled 1:1 meetings

15:15
15:45

Parallel Workshops

Parallel Workshops

Workshop 1A: Defining the right technology strategy to support rapid innovation and scalability across products, processes and services.

Workshop 1B: Leveraging digital to gain transparency across the business and enable cross process collaborations that will optimize workforce and talent efficiency Operational Efficiencies

Workshop 1C: Enhancing customer experience to achieve preferred partner status – using connected products and agile processes to increase customer satisfaction and creating new revenue streams through value added services.

15:45
16:45

Case Study Keynote From design to execution: presenting an award-winning factory of the future concept

16:45
17:15

IDC Closing day 1 Keynote Session Industry 4.0 - Phase 2 - the role of industry clouds and networked factories

17:15
17:45

Summary and Conclusion Day 1

17:45
18:00

Free time

18:00
19:00

Pre-Dinner Cocktail and Networking Reception - delegates' pre-scheduled 1:1 meetings

19:00
19:45

Gala Dinner

Ivano Ortis
Research Vice President, Retail Financial and Manufacturing Insights
Christopher Holmes
Director, IDC Manufacturing Insights International
Lorenzo Veronesi
Research Manager, Manufacturing Insights, IDC EMEA
Martin Kuban
Senior Research Analyst, Manufacturing Insights, IDC CEMA
Robert Parker
Group Vice President, IDC Insights
19:45
07:30

Networking Breakfast - Delegates' Pre-scheduled 1:1 Meetings

07:30
08:45

Morning Opening Remarks

Marc Van Herreweghe
Associate VP and Head of Manufacturing Insights, EMEA
08:45
09:00

Innovation Challenge Pitch – Delivery of Presentations from Working Groups

09:00
09:45

Case Study Keynote Digital Transformation in action deploying disruptive methodologies

09:45
10:15

Parallel Workshops 2

Parallel Workshops 2

Workshop 2A: Harnessing digital to energise the innovation process - building an end to end connection across innovation, design and services to maximize customer lifecycle value.

Workshop 2B: Improving supply chain planning and execution by leveraging next generation technology – Artificial Intelligence, 3D Printing, and Next-Generation Robotics – to enhance customer experience. Sharing best practices in a hyper connected world

Workshop 2C: Deploying future-ready concepts, methodologies and smart manufacturing technologies to drive business value and de-commoditize manufacturing operations.

10:15
11:15

Coffee & Networking. Delegates' pre-scheduled 1:1 meetings Coffee & Networking. Delegates' pre-scheduled 1:1 meetings

11:15
11:45

Plenary Panel Session

Fail fast, scale fast innovation How do you create technology-enabled innovation pilots that will scale fast and deliver business results at speed? How will new technologies mitigate long term risk in the product lifecycle?

11:45
12:15

Inspirational Keynote Manufacturing in 2025 – How IoT, blockchain and industry collaborative platforms will disrupt the manufacturing ecosystem

12:15
12:45

Innovation Challenge Awards

12:45
13:00

Networking Buffet Lunch

13:00

Contact

Helena Chappell

Helena Chappell
European Manufacturing Sales Director

hchappell@idc.com

Anne Fleur den Haan

Anne Fleur den Haan
European Manufacturing Summit Conference Manager

adenhaan@idc.com

About IDC

IDC leads the ICT innovation discussion through events, research, and consulting. For five decades it has been giving ICT and business professionals data and insights for making strategic and practical decisions. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company.

About IDC Manufacturing Insights

IDC Manufacturing Insights assists manufacturing businesses and IT leaders, as well as the suppliers who serve them, in making more effective technology decisions by providing accurate, timely, and insightful fact based research and consulting services. Staffed by senior analysts with decades of industry experience, our global research analyzes and advises on business and technology issues facing asset intensive, brand oriented, technology oriented, and engineering oriented manufacturing industries. IDC Manufacturing Insights’ research focuses on:

  • Innovating Product Development: How manufacturers are employing social product development, visual design and warranty management to improve their product lifecycle management process.
  • Optimizing the Supply Chain: How manufacturers are deploying technology to improve value chain planning and response management in their supply chain process.
  • Transforming Manufacturing: How manufacturing is transforming the manufacturing plant by investing in operations platforms to deliver consistent operational performance.

For more information, please visit www.idc-mi.com or email info@idc.mi.com.