Forum Plenary Session Day 2 – 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM

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26 November | 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM CET

Porsche Experience Center Franciacorta


9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Accreditation & Welcome Coffee


9:30 AM – 09:50 AM The European Manufacturing System

Klaus Beetz, CEO, EIT Manufacturing


09:50 AM – 10:30 AM Future-Proofing Supply Chains for a Resilient Manufacturing Future

Martin Blok, Managing Director Sales, DHL Express Italy
Francesco Ferrero, Director ITIS Department, LIST
Andreas Kühmichel, CTO & Director Industry Engineering Manufacturing & Energy Industries, IBM


10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Connect the Value Chain: Increase efficiency and Innovation throughout the ecosystem around the Customer

Matthew Simpkins, RVP EMEA Industry Advisor Manufacturing and Automotive, Salesforce


11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Coffee Break


11:30 AM – 12:10 PM Workforce Transformation at the Core of Manufacturing Renewal

Rhonda Barnet, CEO, Palette Skills
Ugo Caratti, Managing Director and CFO Sales Europe South, Bosch Rexroth
Ralf Kohler, Director Strategy and PMO EMEA Supply Chain, Hewlett Packard Enterprise


12:10 PM – 12:40 PM A global perspective to redesign supply chains

Rainer Brehm, CEO, Factory Automation, Siemens


12:40 PM – 1:00 PM Closing Remarks and Launching of 2023 WM Forum