Programme 6th Engineering Summit: TUESDAY, November 20, 2018

18:00End of the 1st Day of the Meeting

8:30 Registration and Preliminary Technical Discussions
8:50 Welcome Address and Introductory Remarks:
Armin Scheuermann, Hüthig GmbH & Thomas Waldmann, VDMA
Lead 1: Strategie und Markt                                                  Moderation: Armin Scheuermann
9:00 Keynote 1
Taking the Lead:
Digital transformation as a catalyst in plant engineering – are we prepared?
Marcel Fasswald, CEO,
thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG
Impetus: Trends and Economic Activity in the Large Plant Manufacturing Sector
Klaus Gottwald, Large Industrial Plant Manufacturers’ Group of the German Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA)
10:00 From Large Industrial Plant Manufacturer to Solution Provider – Development of New Business Sectors in Times of the Energy Turnaround
Dr. Christian Bergins, Strategic Marketing Manager, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe GmbH
10:45 Coffee Break and Exhibition
11:30 Digital Transformation in the Steel Industry: Tenova’s Journey
Giovanni Bavestrelli, Digital Engineering Director,
12:15 New market opportunities for ECP suppliers through small and medium-sized plant engineering projects                            Oliver Apelt, CEO,                                                                                MMEC Mannesmann GmbH                                                              
Lead 2: Digitisation and Business Models
14:15 Keynote 2
Digitalisation in Plant Construction
Dr. Hartmut Klocker, Segment Lead Automation and Engineering Systems
Siemens AG
15:00 Digital Services in Plant Construction: Examples and Success Factors
Dr.-Ing. Katja Windt, Member of Management Board,
SMS group GmbH
15:45 Coffee Break and Exhibition
16:15 Plant Construction Meets Silicon Valley: Collaboration Models for New Digital Business Sectors
Julien Brunel, Head of Digitalization,
Linde Engineering
17:00 Cyber Security in Plant Construction: Minimize Risks, Take Advantage of Opportunities
Klaus Glatz, Chief Digital Officer
Andritz AG
17:30 Digital Business Models in International Large Industrial Plant Manufacturing – Results of a Joint Study Conducted by PwC and VDMA
Christian Elsholz, Director PwC Capital Projects & Infrastructure,
PwC Germany                                                           
18:00 Impetus: Time for Change – New Strategies for Plant Manufacturing
Peter Ritsche, Managing Director
18:15 End of Day 1
19:30 Networking Event with Table Dedicated to Particular Topics
“Lumen” Restaurant, Wiesbaden

Programme of the 6th Engineering Summit: WEDNESDAY, 21 November 2018

08:55 Welcome Address
Lead 3: New Approaches in the Project Business
9:00 Keynote 3
Vision for the Future of Plant Engineering
Rolf Najork, Chairman of the Supervisory Board,
Bosch Rexroth AG
9:45 Shop Floor Management in the EPC Business
Cristina Anderiz, Vice President Infrastructure – Product & Innovation,
Alstom S.E.
10:30 Coffee Break and Exhibition
11:15 Modularisation as Future Strategy in Plant Construction for Specialty Chemicals
Dr. Frank Stenger, Chemical Reaction Technology and
Igor StolzDirector Electrical & Process Control,
Evonik Technology & Infrastructure GmbH
Modular Plant Construction: from Product to Strategic Factor for Plant Manufacturers
Dr.-Ing. Gerd Sagawe, Member of the Management Board,
EniviroChemie GmbH
12:45 Lunch
Lead 4: Management of People and Projects
14:00 Summit Talk
Change in Plant Construction – How Can We Truly Involve Employees?                                                         
Panel discussion with Rainer Kiechl, Managing Director, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe GmbH
14:45 New Methods in Project Management: Hype or Help in Industrial Plant Construction?
Oliver Thost, Managing Director, Thost Projektmanagement GmbH and Andreas Klein, Vice President Delivery, Business Area Metals, Energy and Water, Outotec GmbH & Co. KG
15:30 Remaining Agile in the VUCA World: Plant Construction between Mega Plants, Brownfield Investments and the Service Sector
Markus Mank, Project Development Manager,
Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions Germany GmbH
16:15 Summary – Closing Remarks
Armin Scheuermann, Hüthig GmbH & Thomas Waldmann, VDMA
16:30 End of the conference

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