The preliminary programme


The following speakers have confirmed their attendance, and will give a lecture of approx. 15 minutes:

 

1. Prof. Dr. Matthias Liewald
    
Head of the Institute for Forming Technology at the University
     of Stuttgart
     Topic: "Brief overview of current research priorities for the
     Forming of Steel & New Process Approaches to Industry 4.0".


2.  Norbert Thumfart
     CEO Weyland GmbH and President of ARGE Stahl- und  
     Metalldistribution
     Topic: “The future of the steel industry and its suppliers in 

     Eastern Europe”

3.  Tim Milde
      Managing Director and COO at XOM Materials GmbH
      Topic: eCommerce and platforms as chance for the metal

       market

4.   Dr. Markus Reifferscheid
       
Vice President, R&D at the SMS Group
       Topic: “The Learning [Steel] Plant”

 

5.   Dr. Ir. Menno van der Winden
     
General Manager Advanced Analytics at TATA Steel Europe
      Topic: WEF "Lighthouse 2019“: Award for drastic production
      improvement by advanced Analytics