ETFA'2016 is sponsored by:  IEEE IES Fraunhofer IOSB-INA  

We cordially invite you to the ETFA‘2016 Industry Day. This year, Industry Day is dedicated to the subject of ”Industrie 4.0 in Practice”. It features presentations by industry experts from various sectors of automation and manufacturing industry.The Industry Day offers an opportunity to exchange views with researches and practitioners from academia and industry. The Industry Day also showcases practical solutions to challenges posed by Industrie 4.0 offered by the Technology-Network ”Intelligent Technical Systems OstWestfalenLippe – it’s OWL”. Network partners from renowned companies are going to share their experiences related to Industrie 4.0, as well as the best practices.

The Industry day is supported by the Technology-Network it's OWL, which is funded as a Leading-Edge Cluster by the german government.  it's OWL is considered to be the largest and most concrete project in the context of Industry 4.0.

The Industry Day is open to all interested parties and can be visited without attending the conference.
We are pleased to welcome you at Fraunhofer Forum Berlin, on September 6th, 2016.







Industry Day - Industrie 4.0 in Practice

08:30 Registration
09:00 Welcome and Introduction Prof. Dr. Jürgen Jasperneite (Fraunhofer IOSB-INA)
09:15 Making machines intelligent:  Solutions from the Technology-Network 'it’s OWL' Günter Korder (it´s OWL)
09:45 The perspective of the industrial automation industry on Industrie 4.0 Frank Knafla (Phoenix Contact)
10:15 Coffee break
10:45 International cooperation in Industrie 4.0 Harald Egner (The Manufacturing Technology Centre, Coventry/GB)
11:15 Industrie 4.0 in intralogistic applications Marc Vathauer (MSF Vathauer)
11:45 Industrie 4.0 as a key to condition monitoring and predictive maintenance Dr. Jan Stefan Michels (Weidmüller Gruppe)
12:15 Lunch break
13:15 Innovation Project - Intelligent adaptation and networking of agricultural machines Thilo Steckel (Claas E-Systems) and Wilhelm Nüsser (FHDW)
13:45 Transfer Project - UniPack, technology transfer at work Jan Ottensmeyer (Agoform)
14:15 Business start-ups - topocare, how to make flood protection smart Simon Jegelka (topcare)
14:45 Coffee break

Industrie 4.0 - what´s next, what´s missing?                           

Panel Discussion moderated by Günter Korder (it´s OWL)       

Dr. Jan Stefan Michels (Weidmüller Gruppe)
Prof. Dr. Stefan Witte (inIT - Institute Industrial IT)
Tanja Krüger (Resolto)
Thorsten Hülsmann (EffizienzCluster LogistikRuhr)
Harald Egner (The Manufacturing Technology Centre, Coventry/GB)
Marc Vathauer (MSF Vathauer)
16:00 Closing Session  Prof. Dr. Juergen Jasperneite (Fraunhofer IOSB-INA)
16:15 Get-together