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  
     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


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



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26. bis 29.10. 2021