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From 08/06/2022 to 10/06/2022

Presential

Chambre de Commerce Luxembourg
Kirchberg (Luxembourg)

English

Following the success of the 2021 edition, the Smart Manufacturing week is back on 8, 9 and 10 June : a cross-sector conference focused on how companies can use digital technologies to turn their production units into smart, connected manufacturing plants. 

Manufacturers have risen to the challenges faced during COVID-19. Now, it’s time to help them unlock their full potential to deliver for the future. In line with the strategy of the Ministry of the Economy to transform the manufacturing industry to make it more sustainable, resilient and efficient, this 5th edition is targeted at all sectors of activity in Luxembourg and at companies of all sizes.

Come and find out more about tomorrow’s industrial initiatives for sustainable transformation, listen to testimonials from companies and network with service providers.

The topics will cover:  

  • Sustainability of the manufacturing sector: testimonials, tools and roundtable
  • Presentation of the cleantech and automobility ecosystem sectorial mappings
  • Challenges & transformation of the construction, automotive & energy sectors

Conferences, round tables, exhibition, matchmaking sessions, Smart Manufacturing 2022 is the meeting place for the 4.0 industries sector in Luxembourg and the Greater Region.

The event will be organised onsite on 8 June at the premises of the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce and in an online format on 9 and 10 June.

As places are limited, registration for the physical event on 8 June is mandatory.

Agenda

DAY 1 – 8 JUNE 2022

Language: English
PART 1
10:00-12:45 The future of manufacturing: Addressing environmental challenges

  • 10.00-10.10 Supporting the Luxembourg manufacturing industry
    • Franz Fayot, Minister of the Economy
  • 10.10-10.45 International Keynote: Business as a force for good
    • Andy Schmidt, Chief Community Officer at Seismic
  • 10.45-11.00 Q&A
  • 11.00-11.15 Coffee break
  • 11.15-11.45 International Keynote: The way to carbon-neutral road transport – a long-term race over three decades
    • Dr.-Ing. Stephan Neugebauer, Chairman ERTRAC and New Technologies and China Director Global Research Cooperation at BMW
  • 11.45-12.00 Q&A
  • 12.00-12.30 International Keynote : Sustainability in the healthcare sector

    • Dr. Maiya Shibasaki, Head of Corporate Sustainability, Siemens Healthineers
  • 12.30-12.45 Q&A
  • 12.45-14.00 Lunch break
  • 12.45-18.00 Matchmaking (1:1 meetings)

PART 2
14:00-18:30 Energy consumption: a transversal challenge

  • 14.00-14.15 The promotion of electricity consumption and self-consumption of renewable energy sources

    • Georges Reding, Director, Directorate for Renewable Energies, Ministry of Energy and Spatial Planning 
  • The promotion of e-mobility infrastructure
    • Xavier Hansen, Project Officer, digitalisation, Ministry of Energy and Spatial Planning
  • 14.15-14.30 Industry demand response: a step beyond industry energy efficiency
    • Pedro Rodriguez, Head of Intelligent Clean Energy Systems (ICES), LIST
  • 14.30-14.45 Renewables in Luxembourg: Opportunities and challenges
    • Anouk Hilger, Head of Renewable Energies, ENOVOS
  • 14.45-15.00 Quick wins for industry: What companies can immediately adapt to reduce their energy bill
    • Daniel Rixhon, VP Business Development, CE+T Power
  • 15.00-15.15 Coffee break
  • 15.15-16.00 Round table discussion & wrap up: Industry demand response: a step beyond industry energy efficiency
    • Laurence Tock, Director Circular Economy & Clean Technologies, Ministry of the Economy
    • Georges Reding, Director, Directorate for Renewable Energies, Ministry of Energy and Spatial Planning
    • Pedro Rodriguez, Head of ICES, LIST
    • Anouk Hilger, Head of Renewable Energies, ENOVOS
    • Daniel Rixhon, VP Business Development, CE+T Power
  • 16.00-16.30 Fit 4 Sustainability: an introduction
    • Fit 4 Sustainability: Tailoredmade support for companies 
      Arnaud Duban, Head of SME Performance, Luxinnovation
  • 16.30-16.35 Closing remarks and launch the next days sessions
    • Sasha Baillie, CEO of Luxinnovation
  • 16.35-18.30 Networking cocktail

DAY 2 – 9 JUNE 2022

Language: English
PART 3
10:00-11:45 SMART MANUFACTURING: THE INGREDIENTS OF THE FACTORY OF THE FUTURE

  • 9.30-10.00 Registration coffee
  • 10.00-10.15 Opening address
    • Arnaud Lambert, Director – Luxembourg Digital Innovation Hub, Luxinnovation
  • 10.15-10.45 Keynote – The ingredients of the Factory of the Future
  • 10:45-11:15 Manufacturing company insights  
    • Sustainable manufacturing
      Régis Heyberger, COO, Molecular Plasma Group
    • Producing solar panels using in situ resource utilization (ISRU) technologies
      Joost van Oorschot, Founder & CEO, Maana Electric
  • 11.15-11.30 Results from the Digital Transformation / Industry 4.0 survey
    • Joachim Clemens-Stolbrink, Senior Advisor Digital transformation, Luxinnovation
  • 11.30-11.45 Coffee break

PART 4
11:45-13:00 AUTOMOBILITY: ON THE WAY TO DECARBONIZING MOBILITY

  • 11.45-12.00 The Luxembourg automobility ecosystem
    • Anthony Auert, Luxembourg AutoMobility Cluster Manager, Luxinnovation
  • 12.15-12.30 A digital platform enabling the reuse of automotive second hand spare parts 

    • Luc Azilinon, CEO Interlinks-Auto
  •  12.30-12.45 Technology transfer fostering the decarbonisation of concrete equipment
    • Eric Zacharie, Production Manager, Topp & Screed
  • 12.45-13.00 Remanufacturing as an enabler of the circular economy

    • Lars Schaupeter, M.Eng, Working Group for Sustainable Production Processes and Industrial Robotics Research Assistant InStent, Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld, Trier University of Applied Sciences
  • 13.00-14.00 Networking lunch
  • 13.00-18.30 Matchmaking (1:1 meetings)

PART 5
14:00-18:30 DIH SERVICE PROVIDERS: MAKING THE FACTORY OF THE FUTURE A REALITY

  • 14.00-14:15 Cloud as a pre-requisite for Industry 4.0 – Challenges & opportunities
    • Jean-Pierre Le Goaller, Head of Technology – Benelux, Amazon Web Services
  • 14.15-14.30 OT/IT Convergence – Requirements and success factors
  • 14:30-14.45 The value of artificial intelligence in production
    • Thomas Abbate, Artificial Intelligence Lead, TecForLime by Carmeuse Group
  • 14:45-15:00 Image recognition & artificial intelligence
    • Gregory Nain, COO, DataThings
  • 15:00-15:15 A digital value stream mapping integrated into the supply chain control tower for a world vaccine leader 
    • Jean-Baptiste Danckaert, Senior Consultant in Organization and Change Management, Resultance & Fabien Burri, Director, Metrum
  • 15.15-15.30 Coffee break
  • 15.30-15:45 The true case where digitalisation is delivering on sustainability: Energy Management
    • Alain Diels, Manager Industrial Energy Efficiency, energieagence
    • Sebastien Wiertz, General Manager, Paul Wurth InCub
  • 15.45-15:55 How to identify the carbon footprints of shipments, products, and companies
    • Armin Neises, Founder & CEO, Waves (‘Solar Impulse’ labelised)
  • 15:55-16:25 Round table discussion: How close is the factory of the future?
    • Sylvain Chery, Founder & CEO, Agile Partner
    • Armin Neises, Founder & CEO, Waves
    • Sébastien Wiertz, General Manager, Paul Wurth Incub
  • 16.25-16.30 Closing remarks
  • 16.30-18.30 Networking cocktail

DAY 3 – 10 JUNE 2022

Language : Français
PART 6
10:00-14:00 MATERIAUX INTELLIGENTS ET DURABLES : CHALLENGES POUR LE SECTEUR DE LA CONSTRUCTION

  • 9.30-10.00 Accueil et café
  • 10.00-11.00 Eco-conception des bâtiments et décarbonisation de la filière acier Made in Luxembourg
    • Prof. Olivier Vassart, CEO Steligence, Arcelor Mittal
  • La transformation digitale des matériaux, un élément clé de l’eco-conception
    • Dr. Guillaume Boisot, Head of Materials & ICME Center of Excellence, Hexagon
  • Transposition des principes de l’économie circulaire en peintures
    • Gérard Zoller, CEO, Peintures Robin
  • Potentiel de réemploi des éléments de construction et recours aux outils digitaux
    • Bruno Domange, Senior Environmental Engineer, LIST
  • 11.00-11.15 Pause café
  • 11.15-12.00 Table ronde: challenges pour le secteur de la construction
    • Paul Nathan, Directeur Poeckes
    • Laurent Nilles, Directeur Général Prefalux
    • Guillaume Dubois, Ingénieur cadre dirigeant, Schroeder & Associés
    • Christian Rech, Ingénieur conseils et informations, Cimalux
    • Jérôme Petry, Projet Leader DG Industry, New Technologies and Research at Ministère de l’Économie – Luxembourg
  • 12.00-14.00 Matchmaking (1:1 meetings)
  • 12.00-14.00 Networking lunch

Register

Agenda

Part 1: The future of manufacturing: Addressing environmental challenges

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Part 2: Energy consumption: a transversal Challenge

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Part 3: Smart Manufacturing: The ingredients of the factory of the future & Part 4: Automobility: On the way to decarbonising mobility

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Part 5: DIH Service Providers: Making the factory of the future a reality

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Part 6: Materiaux intelligents et durables: Challenges pour le secteur de la construction

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