WMF Video Presentations

Day 1: WELCOME

    1. Robert G. Kiggans, IMS International and Chairman of the WMF2014 Executive Board, United States, “Welcome to the Forum”
    2. Zoran Stančič, Deputy Director General, DG CONNECT, European Commission – “Europe’s Digital Agenda supporting innovation in manufacturing”

Session 1: “INDUSTRIAL POLICIES FOR GLOBAL MANUFACTURING”

    1. Mauro Piloni, President, Whirlpool R&D and Global Vice President Advanced Development and Cross Product Categories Whirlpool Corporation, Italy, “INDUSTRIAL POLICIES FOR GLOBAL MANUFACTURING”, Chair’s opening statement
    2. Katy George, Director, McKinsey & Company, United States – “Next-shoring: A new perspective on global manufacturing”
    3. Guillermo Rafael Fernández de la Garza, CEO, The United States-Mexico Foundation of Science, Mexico – “Global sharing of best practices for regional manufacturing innovation support systems”
    4. Göran Roos, Chair, Advanced Manufacturing Council, Australia – “The Future of Manufacturing on what success requires”
    5. Garth Williams, Director, Advanced Manufacturing Technologies, Department of Science and Technology, Republic of South Africa – “Advanced Manufacturing and Jobs in South Africa: Perceptions and Trends”
    6. Valerio De Molli, Managing Director, The European House – Ambrosetti, Italy – “European Manufacturing between structural trends and future perspectives: taking up the challenge”

Session 2: “CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN NEXT-GENERATION OF MANUFACTURING”

    1. Dan Nagy, Managing Director, IMS International, United States,  “CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN NEXT-GENERATION OF MANUFACTURING”, chair’s opening statement
    2. Philippe Charlès, CEO, Dassault Systèmes at Delmia, France – “Manufacturing Innovation in the age of Experience”
    3. Tomas Hedenborg, Group CEO, Fastems Oy Ab, Finland – “Future of manufacturing industries – a Finnish perspective”
    4. Dianne Chong, Vice President Materials, Manufacturing, Structures & Support, Boeing Engineering, Operations & Technology, The Boeing Company, United States – “Design and Manufacturing Challenges for Future Aerospace Vehicle Structures”
    5. Charles W. Wessner, Professor Global Innovation Policy, Georgetown University, United States – “Addressing the Innovation Imperative: Policy Support for Advanced Manufacturing”

Session 3: “WORKFORCE EDUCATION AND HUMAN-CENTERED MANUFACTURING”

    1. Thomas R. Kurfess, HUSCO/Ramirez Distinguished Chair in Fluid Power and Motion Control, Georgia Institute of Technology, United States, Chair’s opening statement
    2. Arturo Molina, Vice President, Research, Postgraduate Studies and Continuous Education, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico – “Education that make senses for a dynamic world
    3. Peter Frise, CEO and Scientific Director, AUTO21 Network of Centres of Excellence, Canada – “Workforce Education & Human Centred Manufacturing in Canada’s Automotive Sector
    4. Jouko Suokas, Executive Vice President, Smart Industry and Energy Systems, VTT Technical Research Centre, Finland – “People-centric solutions for future attractive workplaces

Session 4 – “VENTURE CAPITAL/ECOSYSTEMS FOR MANUFACTURING START-UPS”

    1. Herbert von Bose, Director Industrial Technologies, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission (retired), Chair’s opening remarks
    2. William Mahoney, CEO, South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA), United States – “Innovative Programs for Start-up Investments”
    3. Diana Saraceni, General Partner and Co-Founder, 360° Capital Partners, European Union –“European ecosystem for manufacturing start-ups”
    4. Manuel Sandoval, Executive Director of Export Projects, Export Promotion Unit, ProMexico, Mexico – “The Mexican Strategy for Advanced Manufacturing”
    5. José Fernando Figueiredo, Chairman/President, European Mutual Guarantee Association (AECM), European Union – “Is Europe financing the cycle from R&D to market?”

DAY 2:  WELCOME

    1. Ji Oh Song, Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor, Samsung Electronics, United States

Session 5 -“ROBOTICS FOR SMES”

    1. Khalil Rouhana, Director, Components & Systems, DG CONNECT, European Commission, Chair’s opening remarks
    2. Enrico Krog Iversen, CEO, Universal Robots, Denmark – “Collaborative Robots”
    3. Bernd Liepert, CTO, KUKA AG, Germany – “Intelligent and safe human-robot collaboration”
    4. Riccardo Tarantini, CEO, COMAU, Italy -“From large factory automation to SME robotics”

Session 6 – “GLOBAL STANDARDS FOR PRODUCTS AND MANUFACTURING”

    1. Donald Hemmelgarn, President, ITI TranscenData Business, United States, Chair’s opening remarks
    2. Jordan Brandt, Technology Futurist, AutoDesk, United States – “A Protocol for Trillions”
    3. Manuel Montoya Ortega, CEO, Automotive Cluster of Nuevo León, Mexico – “Meeting new cloud manufacturing standards in an increasingly competed market”
    4. Howard Mason, Corporate Information Standards Manager, BAE Systems, United Kingdom – “Industrial data standards – a key tool in the global economy”

Session 7 – “CYBER SECURITY ISSUES FOR MANUFACTURING”

    1. Michael F. McGrath, Vice President Systems and Operations Analysis, Analytic Services Inc. (ANSER), United States, Chair’s opening remarks
    2. Galina Antova, Global Head Industrial Security Services, Siemens Industry, United States – “Cyber Security Challenges and Trends for Industrial Control Systems”
    3. Nicola Mugnato, Head of Group Cyber Security, FINMECCANICA S.p.a. – Group Security and ICT, Italy – “Cyber security issues for Aerospace and Defence Industry”
    4. Keith Stouffer, Project Leader Cyber Security for Smart Manufacturing Systems, U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), United States – “NIST Cyber Security for Smart Manufacturing Systems Project”

Session 8 – “GAME CHANGING KEY TECHNOLOGIES FOR MANUFACTURING”

    1. Clara de la Torre, Director Key Enabling Technologies, DG Research & Innovation, European Commission, Chair’s opening remarks
    2. Maurizio Gattiglio, Chairman, European Factories of the Future Research Association (EFFRA), European Union – “Megatrends & European Manufacturing”
    3. Anton S. Huber, CEO Industry Automation Division, Siemens AG, Germany – “Automation in the Context of Industry 4.0”
    4. Matteo Marini, CEO Country Manger Italy and Regional Manager Mediterranean, ABB S.p.A, Italy- “Automation as a key to productivity and competitiveness”

WRAP UP AND CLOSE

    1. Prof. Marco Taisch, Scientific Chair, WMF 2014, European Union
    2. Robert G. Kiggans, IMS International and Chairman of the WMF2014 Executive Board, United States

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