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Smart Factories Summit

Apr 4, 2024

Smart Factories Summit

Join us at the Smart Factories Summit to hear industry leaders share best practice strategies and exchange know-hows to optimize manufacturing operations, future-proof your supply chain, and overcome workforce shortages.

Amidst the rising tide of material and labor costs, organizations are doubling down on investments in smart factory initiatives to gain a competitive edge.

However, navigating this transformative journey requires vision to manage uncertainty, overcome workforce shortages, and ultimately scale smart technologies.

To help these manufacturers overcome their rising digital transformation challenges, EMQ will be exhibiting their innovative solutions and providing insights to attendees and expert speakers from cross-industry manufacturing organizations and aid them in developing the connected, smart factory of the future.

Other speakers from leading operators sharing their insights include:

  • Bradley Bishop, Smart Connected Factory Program Lead, John Deere

  • Dr Heitor Cauneto, Global Manufacturing Excellence and Digital Transformation (Operations 4.0) Sr. Director, Bunge

  • Roger Brecht, Vice President of Digital Manufacturing, Nestlé Purina North America

  • Anthony Huffman, Enterprise Architecture Strategies, Industry 4.0, Koch Industries

  • Andy Mears, Production Operations – Digital Transformation and Intelligent Factory Integration, Lockheed Martin

  • Ron Norris, Dir. Operations Innovation, Georgia-Pacific LLC

  • Alexander Bichutsky, Information Technology Project Manager, Automation OT & CSV., Novartis

  • Jan de Nijs, LM Fellow, Lockheed Martin

  • Kristen M. Pope, General Manager, Gates Machine Tool Repair, Inc

  • Scott Tankersley, Manufacturing Digital Transformation – Smart Factory IT Large Project Lead, American Honda

  • Hao Dinh, Vice President of Technology, Enpro

  • Sam Nazfiger, IT Manager, Gripple USA

  • Alexander Meredith, Senior Engineer – Digital Intelligent Manufacturing Engineering (DIME), Toyota

Join EMQ at Smart Factories Summit to hear best practice strategies to drive business value through industry 4.0 initiatives.

Find out more and register using our 15% discount code SPONSOR15 by visiting,emailing or calling +44 (0) 113 3970 379 for more details.