(5) Future Factory CAFÉ: What does the Plant of the near future look like?

What strategic considerations are needed now to build the factory for the next 50 years? How will factory logistics change and how will it move forward? Fossil, electric or completely different? How can we use new technologies to transform raw materials into high-quality end products even more effectively and more economically? What requirements must theRead more

Workshop 4: Why creating value requires more than just the best algorithms

What’s new? From optimizing selectively to optimizing the (internal) supply chain to collaboration with partners along the value chain How to make best use of the opportunities new technologies offer? How to start and run a new project (pain points, value proposition, ‘get out of the house’, iteration, agile,…)? Human centricity as (THE?) important factorRead more

Workshop 5: Which applications generate business value on the shop floor?

How can the added value of this application be measured? Which tools can be used to reduce production costs? Which tools support my employees? How do 4.0 tools change production?Read more

Workshop 2: HR in Digital Manufacturing: A Support or Hindrance for Executives’ People Management?”

People topics in the context of increasingly automated production Impact of digital transformation on employees Strategic alignment of business and HR strategy The executive’s role in a future-oriented HR governance Automation of HR processesRead more


Two more World Cafe Rounds: New challenges, Solutions and Ideas. Find your Top 3 Key Take Aways!Read more

The moderators of the World Cafés – Introduction

The moderators of the World Cafés will briefly explain what topics they will discuss with you at the different round tables.Read more


WHAT IS A WORLD CAFÉ? World Café session are designed to help you discuss with colleagues and peers similar issues and challenges that everyone is facing in the industry. Not only will the conversation be moderated by an expert speaker, the aim of the session is to find real solutions to real world problems withRead more

Workshop Sessions

The Workshop Session offers delegates the opportunity to dive deep into a specialised topic of their interest. It leverages an exchange of experiences, challenges, questions and focuses on finding together possible solutions for common issues. New approaches and possible solutions are actively worked on in small, intimate groups.Read more


WHAT IS THE CHALLENGE YOUR PEERS SESSION? Challenge Your Peers sessions are designed to allow you to exchange ideas on a common topic with your peers. Here you have the chance to ask your questions, debate the answers and create a crowd-sourced, collaborative mind-map of the most interesting topic ideas. With topics directly generated fromRead more


Start your we.CONECT experience with a coffee and … NETWORKING! Meet in the exhibition area and get into a conversation with your peers and other participants over the first coffee of the day. *Please take into account that the breakfast is only free of charge if it is included in your stay. Non-hotel guests canRead more

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