LogoAutomotive Agile PEP Europe|March 14 – 15, 2022, Berlin, Maritim proArte Hotel Berlin

BOOK NOW! date_range March 14 – 15, 2022 |
Maritim proArte Hotel Berlin
Plant-, Assett-, Maintenance-, Workforce- and Post-Epidemic Manufacturing Management

Strategies for Future Manufacturing
The Rethink! Smart Manufacturing 2022 is the strategy event for production executives and plant managers to discuss current projects, latest developments, emerging technologies and trends in the area of Smart Manufacturing, Lean Management, Operational Excellence and Workforce Development. It is the networking platform for top-level decision makers to exchange experiences and to find new ideas and solutions for tomorrow's digital factory strategy. Networking & Benchmarking – Meet 100+ cross-industry European plant managers and production decision makers.


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Rethink! Smart Manufacturing Europe is Europe’s unique event focused on addressing the challenges that manufacturing companies are experiencing when adopting and scaling digital tools at an enterprise level. 100 site director and manufacturing decision-makers representing Europe’s leading manufacturing companies will unveil their journey towards the digital factory with precise insights into best practices and tooling strategies. Meet the experts at Rethink! Smart Manufacturing Europe 2022 in Berlin. Join us NOW!

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This years' topics (1):

Digital Disruptions with Big Data & IoT:

Are our factories truly as intelligent, networked, and data-optimized as we need them to be? Are we able to benefit from mobile plant management technologies?

Digital Infrastructure:

How to get your factory 5G-ready? How do you secure your networks in a connected manufacturing environment?

Digital Twin, Additive Manufacturing, and Smart Factory:

Production becomes smart. How does the fully networked production environment work? What does the intelligent and data-optimized factory look like and what potential does the cloud, big data, and enterprise mobility offer?


What are the costs to make manufacturing more sustainable?

Post-Pandemic Manufacturing Management:

How does the lock-down affect your internal resources and staffing in terms of production optimization & production efficiency?

This years' topics (2):

Agile Engineering, Digital Transformation and Workforce Development:

Last year, we wanted to become more agile. Which goals do we (need to) have today for our workforce?

Plant Asset & Maintenance Management:

How does the pandemic change the way plants are being operated? Flexibly, time-oriented, increased production?

Field Service and Remote Service:

What is the value added and ROI overcoming the pandemic obstacles?

Automation, MES & Robotics:

How can MES, Big Data and Cloud Computing meet the requirements of future connected manufacturing processes?

Managing security risks and compliance:

How do you guarantee safe and compliant IT Infrastructure and Operations within the IoT landscape? What are efficient methods to manage cyber risks and data security?


the Rethink! Smart Manufacturing Europe

Testi 1 Jobtitle David Gredal
Excellent event with very good presenters and a very large representation of the MES market.
Testi 2 Nestlé Jürgen Großhauser
“The event gave a great overview of IIOT and brought also practical aspects of application and implementation.”
Testi 3 Ralf Neubert
"Great discussions and take aways!"
Testi 4 Johann Prenninger
Very good opportunity and investment of time dedicated to in depth insights into latest trends and demonstrations of the most important changes
Testi 5 Eberhard Langer
"Perfectly organized, good fundamental overview of the major topics. Perfect atmosphere and a place where you can do a lot of networking."
Wacker Chemie AG
Testi 5 Francisco Lumbreras Arcos
"Once again the opportunity has been incredible and we will stay in touch for other future events."
Jaguar Land Rover


Get the best of both worlds – Online & On-Site

World Cafe World Café Session Be part of several thematic conversation rounds with changing topics and team constellations. INPERSON FEATURE Live Stream Live Streaming All Sessions will be live streamed via our digital event platform and recorded. Increase your exposure and showcase your solution to a worldwide audience. VIRTUAL FEATURE Case Study Case Study Selected brand new case studies from the industry offering insights into strategic approaches, project planning and operative realization. Learn from the most successful practices and use these real business results for benchmarking with the competition. INPERSON FEATURE Matchmaking Matchmaking Make the right business connections, meet the industry experts with a similar investment focus, and talk about the leading projects/tools pushing the industry forward through our unique software platform hubs101.
CyP Challenge Your Peers It’s an innovative workshop concept which enables participants to engage in a direct exchange with experts from a certain industry. The aim is to discuss and to identify challenges within the sector as well as problems, needs and solutions. INPERSON FEATURE Meetings Live & Digital Create on-site meetings with attendees right at your booth or discuss challenges and projects with digital attendees via video One2Ones. Meetings Live & Digital VIRTUAL FEATURE Icebreaker Icebreaker Relaxed interactive round table discussions the evening before the first conference day. The icebreaker event is the first informal networking gathering of many! INPERSON FEATURE Video one2One Video One2Ones Network before, at and after the event with onsite attendees and digital prospects whenever you want! VIRTUAL FEATURE 100 Min 100 Minutes Arrange pre-qualified and exclusive One2One meetings with potential clients. Plan these in advance with the Matchmaking Feature in our Event App “hubs:101”.
Post Event Recordings Receive all recorded sessions incl. presentations after the event in your virtual event platform. Post Event Recordings VIRTUAL FEATURE Dinner Networking Dinner Wind down, enjoy great food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere to absorb all the new stimulations from the day. INPERSON FEATURE Chats & Group Chats Optimize your networking and connect with decision makers virtually, schedule video One2Ones and analyze your colleagues' challenges via our unique virtual conference platform. Chats & Group Chats VIRTUAL FEATURE Say Hello! Say Hello! Get the show on the road. Discover who is joining the conference and why. To warm you up for the conference we invite you to get to know your conference peers. Have your business cards ready. INPERSON FEATURE Panel Discussion „Fish-Bowl“ Panel Discussion A moderated conversation where hand-picked industry experts discuss current and future issues from different perspectives. INPERSON FEATURE

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