Conference programme

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The European Engineering Dialogue focuses on topics that affect mechanical engineering today and tomorrow. These include first and foremost the economic environment in Europe and the world, the opportunities and challenges of digitisation and the growing importance of sustainable technologies.

16.06.2020 

18.30 Registration

19.00 Political evening and networking dinner

 


17.06.2020

 

Moderator: Jacki Davis


8.30 Registration

9.00 - 10.30 Session 1: European economic framework

 

Carl Martin Welcker, VDMA President

 

Prof Clemens Fuest, Ifo Institute

 

Karl Haeusgen, HAWE Hydraulik Prof Clemens Fuest, Ifo Institute

10.45 - 12.30 Session 2: Digital transformation

Prof Egbert-Jan Sol, TNO

 

Digital Platforms in the machinery industry – What do the machinery customers really want? 
Thorsten Schleyer, McKinsey  Dr. Dorothee Herring, McKinsey
The @dvanced – a platform for cooperation and innovation along the value chain

Dr Donatius Weber, Kampf Schneid & Wickeltechnik

The digital factory – faster, smarter, better
Fausto Carboni, Bonfiglioli
Transforming business beyond bits and bytes - The journey of Emballator Lagan Plast 
Christian Silvasti, Silvasti Business Development

 

13.30 - 14.15 Session 3: Circular economy

Dr Stephan Ramesohl, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy 

 

Karl Edsjö, Electrolux

Dr Stephan Ramesohl, Wuppertal Institute
for Climate,
Environment and Energy

Manfred Hackl, Erema

 

15.30 - 17.00 Session 4: Green finance and production

Stephan Ramesohl, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy 

 

Dr Jochen Gassner, First Climate Markets

 

Dr Daniel Chatterjee, Rolls-Royce Power Systems

Dr Jochen Gassner, First Climate Markets