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    Industry of Things World 2018: Beyond the hype

    The fourth edition of the award-winning Industry of Things World was unanimously characterized as a successful conference. More than 800 registered attendees gathered in Berlin to shape the future of the Industrial Internet during 3 event days filled with case studies, networking sessions, a start-up innovation lab, an IIoT Bootcamp, a hackathon as well as a factory tour.

    With keynotes on the AI revolution, ongoing global IIoT manufacturing transformation projects, innovation driven growth, putting IIoT and digital at the center of your operations or powering the next phase of industrial IoT systems for critical infrastructure, one thing became clear: the Industrial Internet of Things is here to stay. There is still a need for discussion and planning, but most importantly the need for collaboration across job functions and with different stakeholders to maximize the effectiveness of these technologies and tools.

    Shaping the future of the Industrial IoT in 2019
    Industry of Things World is coming back to Berlin on September 16-17, 2019. Be part of the thought-provoking discussion and the fastest growing IIoT business community!

    Save the Date for 2019 - And Register Now!

    Trends, Ideas, Solutions
    These have been the Key Topics in 2018!

    Monetizing the IoT in an Industrial Setting

    Overcoming Integration Challenges of Industry 4.0 in Running Factories

    New Asset Monitoring and Predictive Maintenance Techniques

    Changing Supply Chain, Inventorying and Logistics in Manufacturing

    AR and VR in Manufacturing Simulation

    M2M and Artificial Intelligence for Improved Productivity

    The Industry of Things World 2018 in Numbers

    Industry 4.0 Registered Attendees
    Decision Makers
    Speakers & Moderators
    Cutting Edge Case Studies
    Interactive Sessions
    One2One Meetings
    Hours of Networking


    …not Sponsors! Our Business Partner in 2018 – A strong Community!

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    The Industry of Things World Keynotes 2018

    Insights from an ongoing global IIoT manufacturing transformation project
    Dave Rauch
    Senior Vice President - Worldwide Manufacturing Operations | Western Digital
    The AI revolution – The future of jobs, knowledge and skills in manufacturing
    Toby Walsh
    Author, Professor, Speaker | Data61
    A pragmatic approach towards closed-loop manufacturing
    Volkhard Bregulla
    Vice President Global Manufacturing, Automotive and IoT | Hewlett Packard Enterprise
    Innovation Driven Growth – Artificial Intelligence and Product Innovation
    Eric Schaeffer
    Senior Managing Director | Accenture
    The Connected Enterprise – Make Smart Manufacturing work for you
    Lyman Tschanz
    Vice President - Connected Enterprise Consulting | Rockwell Automation
    Seven German Words You Need to Know If you Work in Manufacturing
    Dr. John Carrier
    Senior Lecturer | MIT Sloan School of Management
    Walking the walk when it comes to putting IIoT and digital at the center of your operations
    Anes Hodžić
    Global VP of IoT | Airbus
    Powering the Next Phase of Industrial IoT Systems for Critical Infrastructure
    Pavan Singh
    Senior Director, Business & Market Development Industrial Solutions | Wind River
    Rethinking Innovation in Industry 4.0 – How should we approach people, processes and things in the digital era
    David Strauss
    Digital Technology Lead | Nestlé

    Trendsetters - Visionaries - Movers and Shakers
    The Panel in 2018

    The Industry of Things World experience enabled me to understand the objectives and challenges of implementing IoT technology to the industry and to envision the future of manufacturing
    Cécile Joannin
    Saft Batteries
    Great opportunity to collaborate and exchange with many experts in the area of which most seem to share the same opinion that the real work starts now
    Jens Kaatze
    Intense, thought-provoking and rewarding
    Hugo Steep
    Great opportunities to connect with experts in IoT R&D
    Dr.-Ing. Markus Reinhold
    Ipsen International Holding GmbH
    The future is here
    Manuel Ces
    Gives an excellent overview about the IOT status and most relevant questions for the future
    Christian Backert
    Fraunhofer IIS

    Our Attendees - With more than 800 registered participants the Industry of Things World was again a complete success. Selected companies were among others:

    Senior Vice President Global Head of Operations Speciality Ingredients

    Head of Production IT / Business CIO

    Head of Industrial Engineering

    Global Manufacturing Strategy Manager

    Head of Manufacturing R&D

    Head of Basic Technology Development

    President and Chair

    Vice President Business Unit Smart Production I4.0

    Chief Digital Officer

    Manufacturing & Quality IT Director

    Head of Business Unit Electric Drives and Controls

    Department Leader of OpEn Service

    What our participants say about and why they love attending the Industry of Things World


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    Industry of Things World Attendee Profiles and Event Statistics

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    of the attendees have a budget of over 1 Mio. €

    Industry Split

    Technology, Software & Telecommunications
    Technology, Software & Telecommunications: 44%
    Manufacturing, Machinery & Engineering
    Manufacturing, Machinery & Engineering: 16%
    Academia, Associations & Research
    Academia, Associations & Research: 16%
    Automotive, Aerospace & Transportation
    Automotive, Aerospace & Transportation: 6%
    Chemicals & Petrochemicals
    Chemicals & Petrochemicals: 5%
    Consulting: 5%
    Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
    Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology: 4%
    Food & Beverage
    Food & Beverage: 2%
    Consumer Good & Retail
    Consumer Good & Retail: 2%

    Geographical Split

    Germany: 60%
    Rest of Europe
    Rest of Europe: 17%
    North America
    North America: 9%
    Scandinavia: 5%
    Switzerland / Austria
    Switzerland / Austria: 4%
    Switzerland / Austria
    Switzerland / Austria: 3%
    ROW: 3%

    The Community

    Manager / Senior Manager
    Manager / Senior Manager: 54%
    Leader / Head of / Director
    Leader / Head of / Director: 30%
    CEO / CXO / Managing Director
    CEO / CXO / Managing Director: 15%

    Why is the networking experience at the Industry of Things World unique?

    We know that networking, inspiration, knowledge sharing and this “little detail I didn’t know before” are the main reasons for attending the Industry of Things World. To ensure the best networking experience, we’ve developed several sessions tailored to your needs and industry – we call it the Multi-Touchpoint Concept!

    Icebreaker Session

    Round tables on the evening before the first conference day. The Icebreaker is a first informal networking.

    World Café Session

    Be part of several thematic conversation rounds with changing topics and team constellations.

    Matchfinder! Powered by AI

    we.CONECT’s unique Event App & Matchfinder – Use our unique matching platform to make new connections, arrange meetings and find tailored solutions to your needs. Search – Find – Match – Connect

    Keynotes & Best Practices

    Selected presentations by high-level speakers, visionaries and renowned experts.

    Industrial IoT Hackathon

    You have 24 hours to team up with fellow developers and apply fast-paced deployment in solving real-world Industrial IoT challenges

    Live Tech Take

    Delegates and solution providers have the chance to actively participate in product and service demos on the expo floor.

    Networking Dinner

    Wind down, enjoy great food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere to absorb all the new stimulations from the day.

    Themed Exhibition Area

    Browse our business partners in easy-to-access themed ‘Expert Islands’ in areas including: Automation; Remote Services; Supply Chain 4.0; Cognitive Manufacturing and much, much more.

    Graphic Recording

    Allow our expert graphic recording artists to surprise and delight you as they encapsulate complex ideas in picture story format.

    IoT Bootcamp

    Join this hands-on session to learn everything you need to know to get your IIoT journey started!

    Factory visit

    Start your Industry of Things World experience with a visit to a leading local factory.

    Innovation and Start-up lab

    See what the brightest minds have to offer your business in terms of new ideas

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