6 Mar 2019 - 7 Mar 2019 | Lyon, France
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6 Mar 2019 - 7 Mar 2019
Lyon, France
Industry 4.0 International Days 2019 - Global Industrie


Virtual reality, additive manufacturing, artificial intelligence, big data, IoT… these technologies affect business models, internal organisation and human resources management. During the conference, regional/international companies and experts will share information and good practices that have emerged in industrial companies all over the world, from a technological, economical and human point of view.

About 12 companies, SMEs, intermediate-sized enterprise, and international companies such as Siemens, Staübli, Gravotech and Geprom, will share their experience with the participants and dicuss about :

  • the importance of rethinking business strategies and business models impacted by these new technologies,
  • the need to train employees in these new technologies,
  • and the need to recruit new competences and profiles (e.g.: data scientists…)


    • 9:00-10:00 : Plenary - Keynote

    Speaker : Alec Ross, American expert in innovation and in economic and technological development ; former Obama government adviser on questions of innovation. He is the author of The industries of the Future (best-seller New York Times) exploring economic and technological trends in the 10 coming years: robotics, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, big data...

    • 10:10-10:50 : How does Industry 4.0 impact the strategy of major industrial companies?

    Speakers : Siemens (Vincent Jauneau, Vice-President), Thalès Avionics (Aurélien Debreyne, Chief Digital Officer Avionic), Renault Trucks (Vincent Marlinge, Plant Director)

    • 10:30-12:20: Panel discussions

    Techno 4.0 : additive manufacturing, robotics, connected factory, artificial intelligence…
    Speakers : Cetim (Philippe Lubineau, Director of Research and Programs), Staübli (Stéphane Blanc, Robotics Suite Team Leader), Hexcel (Lionel Demoulin, Airbus Programmes Development Manager), TruPhysics (Albert GROZ, CEO), EPFL (Christopher Tucci, Professor)

    Management 4.0 : business model, investments for transformation, mass customisation, trainings, new skills...
    Speakers : Cnam Paris (Flore Barcellini, Associate professor, Ergonomics Lab), Gripple (Katrina Ribolla, Head of People and Culture), Singapore Industrial Automation Association (Olivier Tian, CEO), MACCION (Pau Feliu, CEO), Clextral (George Hallary, CEO)

    • 12:20-12:40: Conclusion

    Speaker: World Manufacturing Forum (Alberto Ribolla, President of
    World Manufacturing Foundation)

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