International VDI Conference 2018

Digitalization in the Process Industry

November 20-21, 2018  |  Amsterdam

At the international VDI conference, you will learn from top experts about new opportunities emerging with the digital transformation for the chemical and pharmaceutical industry. Based on practical examples, find out how renowned international companies are already successfully applying digital solutions in the context of Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things (IoT). This knowledge helps you to develop own strategies for your company to benefit from the digital transformation.

To prepare for this event, you can learn more about what digital transformation means in practice with the webinar on demand with Bert Baeck: Enabling transformation in the process industry.

Seizing the opportunities of digital transformation

In the context of the digital transformation, the chemical and pharmaceutical industry are facing significant changes. Increasing digitalization will have a decisive impact on business models of the process industry. This opens new opportunities, while simultaneously providing challenges for businesses in terms of IT security and data protection. The conference “Digitalization in the Process Industry” unites high-ranking experts from both sectors – IT and process industry – to discuss these topics and jointly develop sustainable strategies for the future.

Among other, you’ll learn about the innovations involved in the digital transformation of systems construction and operation. Panel and round table discussions ensure an interactive, communicative atmosphere with many opportunities for networking.

Main topics of the conference include:

  • New business models for the digital transformation
  • Learn about the trending topic “Artificial Intelligence”
  • Recent developments in manufacturing and automation
  • Strategies for collaboration
  • Expert discussion about legal issues such as GDPR, data protection
  • Use cases and lessons learned from the industry

Don’t miss the TrendMiner presentation “Continuous Improvement 4.0 – Process Optimization in the Age of Digitalization” on Tuesday, Nov 20 at 11:00

Click here to learn more about Continuous Improvement 4.0 before the event!

TrendMiner is proud to be one of the international guest speakers at the VDI Conference. If you would like to arrange to meet someone at the event for a 1-on-1 conversation, please contact us.

We look forward to seeing you in Amsterdam.

Event information

November 20-21, 2018
Location: Radisson Blu Hotel Amsterdam Airport

Full event information and registration is available on the VDI website.