Agenda | VII Innovative Manufacturing Forum. IndustryTech


Agenda of the VII Innovative Manufacturing Forum. IndustryTech

Common part Innovative Manufacturing Forum. IndustryTech and the AI & Big Data Congress

8:30 – 9:00 Participants registration
9:00 – 9:25 Inaugural opening of the congresses Presentation of the AI & Big Data Congress and Innovative Manufacturing Forum. IndustryTech. Advisory Board Chairman
  • Tomasz Motyl, Chairman of the Advisory Board AI & Big Data Congress
  • Dariusz Piotrowski, Chairman of the Innovative Manufacturing Forum. IndustryTech Advisory Board, Director General, Dell EMC
9:25 – 9:40 Building a Connected Future through IoT Speech
  • Jash Bansidhar, Vice President of Industrial IoT at Advantech Europe, Advantech Europe B.V.
9:40 – 10:30 A new face of industry – practical use of data Debate:
  • The role of man in the process of modern production
  • Current trends – what is the value for the company?
  • Skillful use of data
  • When an investment in technologies is a real financial value - what to look for when thinking about a financial return on investment?
  • Dariusz Piotrowski, Chairman of the Innovative Manufacturing Forum. IndustryTech Advisory Board, VP, General Director Dell Technologies Poland
  • Jash Bansidhar, Vice President of Industrial IoT at Advantech Europe, Advantech Europe B.V.
  • Jan Biernacki, Deputy Director, PwC
  • Marek Moczulski, President of the Management Board, Bakalland
  • Bartłomiej Rodawski, Member of the Board of Adamed Pharma S.A., Chief Operational Officer, Grupa Adamed
  • Michał Rowiński, IT/OT Infrastructure & Security sub-stream leader within MSF Program, IKEA Industry AB
  • Stefan Życzkowski, CEO, ASTOR
10:30 – 10:45 Digitization of production in the spirit of Kaizen Case study
  • Grzegorz Binek, Implementation & Service Director, QSG S.A.
10:45 – 11:30 Universal autonomous production based on data analysis and artificial intelligence - a real scenario or a futuristic myth? Debate Moderator:
  • Przemysław Ozga, Editor-in-Chief, Production Manager
  • Radosław Buszan, Segment Lead and Board Member, MidMarket Globals & Acquisition, Dell Technologies
  • Artur Komolka, IT Director, Sumitomo Bordnetze
  • Michał Staśkiewicz, CEO, Alphamoon
  • Tomasz Zadroga, CEO, Ursus
11:30 – 12:15 Let’s network! Coffee break

Innovative Manufacturing Forum. IndustryTech


12:15 – 12:30 Step by step – local companies going global
  • Wojciech Klimek, Member of the Management Board, FAKRO
12:30 – 13:15 The key to success – how can a local company successfully enter foreign markets? Debate
  • Polish brands on the global market - positioning, recognition
  • Family-orientated companies and their international development?
  • Transformation of a production plant in the context of Industry 4.0 - when to introduce automation?
  • How developed should a company be to successfully enter foreign markets?
  • Tomasz Sańpruch, Editor in Chief, Capital24tv
  • Paweł Gaca, Vice President of the Management Board, SM Spomlek
  • Arkadiusz Krężel, Chairman of the Board at Impexmetal S.A., Member of the Management Boar at Boryszew S.A"
  • Henryk Orfinger, President of the Management Board, Dr Irena Eris
  • Katarzyna Rutkowska, President of the Management Board, AC S.A.
  • Bartłomiej Skrzydlewski, President of the Management Board, Amplus


Robotic production systems from Industry 4.0 – is it worth it? Use case
  • Artur Pollak, General Manager, APA Group
  • Radosław Matuszak, Coordinating Specialist, VOLKSWAGEN Poznań

13:30 – 15:15 EMPLOYEE 4.0

13:30 – 13:45 Employee 4.0 Speech
  • Wiesław Gorzelak, VP Manufacturing Operations, EMFP General Manager Polska, Dell Technologies
  • Damian Chorąży, OnSite Solution Area Manager, Manpower
13:45 – 14:00 Up-skilling and re-skilling programs of Employee 4.0 as a tool for increasing efficiency in organizations Use case
  • Agnieszka Krzemień, Head of Right Management Business Line, ManpowerGroup
14:00 – 14:15 Ways of motivating employees - proven tools Speech
  • Tomasz Pachoł, Business Trainer / Coach, Tomasz Pachoł Szkolenia i Doradztwo
14:15 – 14:30 The Shingo Model: towards Operational Excellence Presentation
  • Kenneth Snyder, Executive Director, Shingo Institute
14:30 – 15:15 Who is Employee 4.0? Debate
  • Ways of motivating employees and adapting them to constant changes
  • The importance of continuous professional development
  • Key competencies for industry 4.0
  • Luiza Luranc, Sales Director, Manpower
  • Dariusz Grodzicki, Investment and Maintenance Director, Solaris Bus & Coach S.A.
  • Agnieszka Krzemień, Head of Right Management Bussines Line, ManpowerGroup
  • Leszek Majocha, Plant Manager, Cofresco Poland Sp. z o.o.
  • Katarzyna Paszkiewicz, HR Manager for Supply Chain Operation in Poland, 3M Wrocław Sp. z o.o.
15:15 – 16:15 Lunch
9:00 – 9:30 Round Tables session
9:30 – 11:20 Round Tables Formula An innovative conference formula. In comparison to the classical organisation, it allows for the interaction between participants, creates the possibility to exchange thoughts and experience. Every table is hosted by an expert of the given field. Eachof the tables will be covered by a discussion on current topics from the fields of AI, Big Data and Data Science. It’s an idea which introduces dynamism, the possibility to integrate and networking between participants. The block is split into two 50-minute rounds. Participants select one of the tables from each round. After the time expires, the participants switch tables.
9:30 - 10:20 First discussion round
10:20 - 10:30 Change of participants at tables
10:30 - 11:20 Second discussion round
Table 1: Demand forecasting - simulation game
  • Katarzyna Bruździńska-Wójcik, Business Development Manager, Silvermedia
  • Paweł Markowicz, Senior Software Developer, Silvermedia
  • Marcin Okrzes, Business Unit Manager, Cloud & Enterprise Apps, Silvermedia
  • Beata Szewczyk, BI Developer/Data Scientist, Cloud & Enterprise Apps, Silvermedia
Table 2: Automation of customer service using AI: experience and best practices. What effects should be expected? How to choose a solution provider? How to prepare customers to think positively about AI?
  • Bartosz Baziński, Founder, COO, SentiOne
Table 3: Most innovative industry trends for 2019
  • Janusz Smok, Industry IoT Channel Manager for CEE Region, Advantech Europe BV
Table 4: Why was 2018 a breakthrough year for NLP? What possibilities give us the latest document processing technologies and where they have already been implemented?
  • Michał Staśkiewicz, CEO, Alphamoon
Table 5: How to effectively automate office work in industry - examples and exchange of experience
  • Konrad Jakubiec, Member of the Management Borad, Digital Teammates
Table 6: How to engage in continuous improvement in times of staff shortages?
  • Ireneusz Biliński, CEO, 4Results
Table 7: Disenchanting Artificial Intelligence - The most common reasons of AI projects failing
  • Wojciech Janusz, Senior System Engineer, Dell Technologies
  • Paweł Berus, Technology Leader at Dell Technologies, Dell Technologies
Table 8: How to use chatbots or voicebots in marketing, sales and lead generation? (inspirational workshop)
  • Maciej Maliszewski, Head of Bots, K2Bots.AI
Table 9: Ways to digitize production – problems, challenges
  • Jerzy Kiełbowicz, Business Development Manager, QSG S.A.
11:20 – 12:20 Let’s network! Coffee break


12:20 – 12:35 Identifying areas of inefficiency in production with Data Mining technology
  • Witold Sugalski, Director, PwC Polska
12:35 – 12:50 How to avoid losses resulting from the wrong response to market needs? Machine learning while planning demand
  • Marcin Okrzes, Business Unit Manager, Cloud & Enterprise Apps, Silvermedia
12:50 – 13:05 Making Sense of the Noise: Listening to the Industry's Problems
  • Emmanuel Bueta, CEO & Co-Founder, OneWatt
13:05 – 13:20 RPA with blockchain Firechat
  • Mariusz Madej, Business Development Director, ATENDE
  • Michał Zaremba, Founder, Robotic Process Automation User Group
13:20 – 13:35 Unmanned Aerial Systems in industry: economy and safety
  • Marcin Swystun, CEO, PELIXAR


13:35 – 14:10 How to transform production to be friendly for the environment? Debate:
  • Production friendly for the environment
  • Integrated technologies
  • Energy efficiency
  • Małgorzata Kochańska, Advisor to the President, SEKA
  • Jakub Faryś, President, Polski Związek Przemysłu Motoryzacyjnego
  • Ewa Łabno-Falęcka Ph.D., Director of Communication and External Affairs, Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Poland
  • Ewa Urbaniak, Plant General Manager, L’Oréal Warsaw Plant


14:10 – 14:25Most effective methods of marketing - what channels to choose, what and how to communicate in them? Introduction
  • Janusz Komurkiewicz, Member of the Management Board, FAKRO
14:25 – 15:05 Effective promotion of products and understanding the client Debate
  • Effective marketing as a driving force for a company/brand’s strong position
  • How to understand the needs of the client?
  • Customisation of products - generating additional costs or to meet the expectations of the client?
  • B2B client in a digital world - how to gain it?
  • Social media – if and how they have a meaning for production?
  • Andrzej Wojciechowicz, CEO, FMCG Business Consulting
  • Artur Beck, Founder & CEO, Creative Media
  • Iwona Kasica, President of the Management Board, Me gusto
15:05 – 16:05 Lunch

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