Leadership through networking—the IIoT Forum


IIoT Forum: Answers for all industries

The factory of the future is smart. This makes adequate solutions, products and services in IT even more vital. In response to the huge demand of companies, the automatica has now established a dedicated area offering inspiration and specific solutions.

To the next level through dialog: The IÎoT Forum (called the IT2Industry Forum until 2018) offers insightful technical presentations with specific focal areas. Here you can experience scientists, market leaders and visionaries in stimulating conversations that invite discussion.

Industry representatives meet ICT specialists to discuss the challenges of Industry 4.0—from investment needs to inspiration and solutions. Learn about current trends in the manufacturing sector and how you can benefit.

The IIoT Forum is freely accessible for all trade fair visitors and is active for the entire dura-tion of the fair.

The exhibitors of the Smart Maintenance Pavilion will also present their solutions and services for the manufacturing industry at the IIoT Forum on the basis of best-price presentations.

The half-day pre-conference of the OPC Day Europe in the context oft he IIoT Forum will focus on manufacturer-independent data exchange.

Topics of the IIoT Forum at automatica 2020 are among others:

  • IT solutions for the Smart Factory
  • IOT Platforms and Services
  • Digital Twin
  • Industrial IT Security
  • Cloud Computing and Big Data
  • Connectivity
  • M2M Communication
  • Specific Software and Systems (MES, ERP, PPS etc.)
  • Virtual Reality
  • Predictive Maintenance

IIoTI Forum (program excerpt) at automatica 2018

Keynotes:
  • “New IoT Technology Trends that will impact Production Automation”,
    Alexander Körner, IBM Deutschland GmbH
  • “IoT: Security, Liability and Politics”,
    Dr. Robert Helling, Chaos Computer Club Munich
Further Highlights:
  • “Man vs. Machine: Optimized Development Processes with Artificial Intelligence”,
    Thomas Gabor, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München
  • “IoT Device Authority—Basis of M2M communication”,
    Sadrick Widmann, Widas Concepts GmbH
  • “Open Source PostgreSQL database as a connector and enabler for traditional, NoSQL and IoT dataflows”,
    Kaarel Moppel, Cybertec Schönig & Schönig GmbH
  • “Smart Industry: Putting words into actions”,
    Jan Leidmann, Systec Elektronik- und Software GmbH
  • “Blueprints for business friendly open source ecosystems in the industry”,
    Gaël Blondelle, Eclipse Foundation Europe GmbH
  • “Global and Korean Robot Industry in the 4th Indusrial Revolution”,
    Johnny Kim, Korean Association of Robot Industry