Wednesday, June 20th

Part 1

9:00am // Welcome and coffee

9:30am // Opening Session

Nathalie Czerniatinsky, IGRETEC director

Roberta Dall’Olio, EURADA president

Benoît Bayenet, SOGEPA Vice president

9:45am // "European Regional Experiences"

Francesca D’Angelo. Tuscany Region. SME integration to Industry 4.0 partnership

Benoît Hucq, General manager of ​Agence du Numérique (Digital Wallonia)

Wim De Kinderen, International Project Manager, Brainport Eindhoven

Rafael Martínez, Head of Business Competitiveness Murcia Development Agency

Amaia Martinez, BIND 4.0 ; SPRI

10:45am // Coffee Break

11:00am // "Innovative financial tools to boost Industry 4.0.”

Andrea Di Anselmo, Vice president MetaGroup

Nikos Pantalos, DG Grow – European Commission

Lucilla Lanciotti, CEO Novafund

12:00pm // Lunch

Part 2

1:00pm // "Successful business models in the area of increasing digitization"

Isa Hofmann, International Industrial Consultant. Watify Keynote speaker

1:30pm // Case studies

Bernard Delvaux , General manager, SONACA

Stéphane Mouton, Senior Business Development Manager, CETIC

Luc Mohymont, Technical director, EMAC

2:30pm // “Industry 4.0; Support for SMEs”

Angelo Buttafuoco, 4.0 Industry Advisor, Innovatech

Olivier Van de Werve, Senior Business Development Manager, CETIC

2:50pm // Digital Opportunity traineeships

Christine Simon, Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission

3:00pm // Coffee Break

3:30pm // "The human resource challenges of digital leadership"

Isa Hofmann, International Industrial Consultant

3:45pm // European success-stories & projects

Thomas Dermine, Catalyst for Charleroi, Cellule Catch

Pablo Coca, business and operations director CTIC Technology Center, The Spanish Industry 4.0 model in practice: Key drivers

Beatriz Casado, Industry 4.0 in Castilla y Leon, ICE

Jean-Louis Amat, Managing director, Ardennes Developpement, Additive manufacturing 

Tessa Anné, In4Wood project, EURADA

4:30pm // “Economic Intelligence and Industry 4.0.”

Béatrice Alié, Strategic Intelligence Manager, SOGEPA

4:50pm // Panel - Industry 4.0: challenges and opportunities for regional redeployment

Pierre-Yves Jeholet, Vice-President and Minister of Economy, Industry, Research, Innovation, Digital, Employment and Training. Walloon Government (TBC)

Craig J. Richard, Board Chair of IEDC

Ozgul Ozkan Yavuz, Director of the Istanbul Development Agency Istanbul

5:20pm // Briefing and conclusions of the day

Béatrice Alié, Strategic Intelligence Manager, SOGEPA

5:30pm // Closing session

Rudy Pirquet, Président « CDS Charleroi-Métropole»

5:35pm // Networking reception