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Conference on Industrial Transformation

“Connected Factory- Towards Actionable Perspective”

0930 Hrs – 1730 Hrs, December 20, 2019, Hotel Ramada Plaza-Guindy, Chennai

The Technology Division of CII is organizing a one day Conference on Industrial Transformation on 20th December 2019, Hotel Ramada Plaza-Guindy, Chennai, one of the manufacturing hub in India.

Manufacturers face unprecedented challenges from global competition, changing business models, increased regulation, employees’ expectations and rising customer needs. The Organizations urgently need a transformation strategy to industrialize their digital services, at speed, from ideation to operations. That will involve building an ecosystem of interconnected, end-to-end processes enabled by powerful partnerships to respond to these demands at the same time be relevant for the future.
This conference will cover the technology and business enablers across five topics: –

Session 1:  Emerging Technologies enabling Industrial Transformation (Strategic view to technology enabled industrial transformation)        

  • Industry 4.0 - Where we are and what to expect over the next 3 years
  • IoT and Robotics in Manufacturing - Global Trends in Adoption
  • AI and Block chain in Manufacturing
Session 2: Business Model Transformation - Use cases (Transformation of business models due to Digital Technologies) 

  • Industry 4.0 - new age manufacturing (Additive Manufacturing, Smart Manufacturing)

  • Enablers of Industry 4.0 - Digital Design & Testing without Prototypes – Generative design etc.

  • Enablers of Industry 4.0 - Global Seamless Integration across Product life cycle
Session 3: Panel Discussion: Strategic Global Flexible Manufacturing

  • Re-configurable production lines

  • Synchronization of production plans for optimized stocking

  • Zero defect manufacture

  • Efficient & Agile responses to operational challenges

  • Robot-Human Collaborative working using AI in high speed manufacturing
Session 4: Operations Transformation - Use Cases (Transformation of operations using Digital Technologies)

  • Gig economy for Discrete Manufacturing– Sharing scarce and high value resources

  • Next Gen JIT - AI for inward & outward logistics in Process Manufacturing

  • Automotive Industry - VR/MR for business promotion, End-to-end traceability, Predictive Maintenance and Close loop PLM using AI/ML
Session 5: Industry 4.0 Eco System in India

  • Make in India - State / Central governments support for Digital era manufacturing

  • Startups in Manufacturing: Innovations for plant design & Challenges in starting up in India

  • Industry 4.0 adoption among small and medium enterprises: Cloud-based technologies for Small & Medium Manufacturers

  • Smart Cold chain, AI & Block chain in transportation sector

  • Advancing skills of workforce to be ready for industry 4.0
Participant profile:  More than 250 senior management personnel from diverse industries all over India and abroad are expected to attend this conference. Profile of conference delegates include CTO’s, CIO’s, CDO’s, MD's, Technology Heads, Vice President, Engineering Heads, Head of R&D, Key Government officials, Academic Heads, Research Scholars, Start up founders, Entrepreneurs, Senior & Middle Management R&D officials, Business Development, Communication Specialists, Professors etc. 

Conference Timing: The conference would start at morning 0930 Hrs (Registration starts at 0815 Hrs) and conclude at evening 1730 Hrs. 

Conference Delegate Fee (in INR):(Per Participant/including GST)


Registration Fee

Early Bird Offer
(Payment on/by 20 November 2019)
CII Member

Rs 4000 /-

Rs 3000 /-

Non CII Member

Rs 5000 /-

Rs 4000 /-

Academic Institution

Rs 3000 /-

Rs 2000 /-

For registration: http://bit.ly/CII-IndustrialTransformation or drop a mail to  ciitntdpc@cii.in

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