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Welcome to the 2022 FACTORY 4.0 Digital Excellence Awards – recognizing companies, products and services that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in digital transformation.Learn More
The first 2 editions of FACTORY 4.0 EXPO CONFERENCE were a real success.Over 500 people were present in the hall and over 2500 people watched the event online in the first 2 editions. Over 100 companies were partners or sponsors of the event and over 60 Romanian and international speakers took the stage of the event.
The FACTORY 4.0 Expo Conference 3rd Edition is an event dedicated to digital transformation with a special focus on digital skills and Industry 4.0.
During the FACTORY 4.0 CONFERENCE you have the chance to meet key people in the technological and industrial field. Thus, you can lay the foundations for future collaborations.1
The speakers invited to give presentations at the FACTORY 4.0 CONFERENCE are important top management people with extensive professional experience gained in world-renowned companies.3
Whether you want to be physically present in the conference room or you want to participate online, it is very easy to have access to this event. Just make sure you book your ticket in advance.2
Find your perfect digital transformation match. Our conference is the perfect place for networking and collaboration for digital enthusiasts.4
News anchor at Digi24, “Focus on Europe” host, “Planeta ești tu” host, Journalist, MC for events
Journalist since 2008, with good years spent on radio and television. He studied journalism in Iasi, where she was born, and completed it with a scholarship in Brussels.
She believes that every experience helps us to become, in the end, our best option.
Agile Strategy Lab
The founder of the Purdue Agile Strategy Lab and now the Director of the Lab at the University of North Alabama, Ed’s work emphasizes the strategic value of focused regional collaborations and open innovation, network-based models in today’s global economy. He is co-author of Strategic Doing: 10 Skills for Agile Leadership.
Ed developed a new discipline called Strategic Doing to accelerate these collaborations that is now widely used across the U.S. and is now gaining attention internationally. His work won the first Arthur D. Little Award for excellence in economic development presented by the American Economic Development Council.
Prior to starting his economic development work, Ed worked for Telesis, a corporate strategy consulting firm. In this position, he served on consulting teams for clients such as Ford Motor Company, Volvo, and General Electric. He conducted manufacturing cost studies in the U.S., Japan, Mexico, Canada, Italy, Sweden, and France.
Ed started his professional career in Washington, D.C., where he has served as a legislative assistant to an Ohio Congressman, staff attorney in the Federal Trade Commission, and staff counsel in the US Senate. He holds a BA degree cum laude with honors from Yale University, MBA and JD degrees from the University of Virginia, and a PhD degree in economics from the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Groupe Renault, Dacia
Cornel Tașcu graduated The Technical University of Civil Engineering of Bucharest, Faculty of Civil Engineering, and an executive management program at ESCP Business School (Paris, Europe).
Before starting his career at Renault Group Romania, Cornel Tașcu held various positions within Nortel Networks France. He joined Automobile Dacia in 2003, where he was in charge of Organization and Reengineering of processes, customs flows and spare parts for a period of three years. In 2005, he became the Systems client manager for the after-sales and service activity within Renault Commercial Romania, and a year later, in 2006, he took over as the Head of the Information Systems Organization department for the company's support functions.
Since 2010, he has held the position of Head of the Organization and Information Systems Department for the entire industrial platform from Mioveni, and in 2014 he was appointed Head of the Information Systems synergy implementation project for the Euromed-Africa region. From September 2014, Cornel Tașcu took over the role of Director with the Renault Romania and Renault Turkey Information Systems Division.
Agile Strategy Lab
Elizabeth (Liz) Nilsen (MBA) is senior program director of the Agile Strategy Lab at Purdue University. Her background includes leadership of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) initiatives at local, regional, and state levels, as well as work with a number of higher education change initiatives. Her nonprofit experience includes program design and management, fundraising, operations, and executive leadership. Liz has authored a number of research articles as well as publications for organizations seeking to address issues of community vitality.
Gabor Perity is the Country Manager for Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia at KUKA in Taksony, Hungary. He has got a diploma degree of Mechanical Engineering and later in Economics&Management. He started his professional career in 2005 as sales manager on robotics and automation market.
In 2007 he joined to KUKA as sales manager. Since 2017 he deals with sales and business development and coordinates both sales and services teams in the 4 countries including Romania too.
Monika Primožič is an Education Developer at EIT Manufacturing CLC East and holds a Bachelor in Education from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia and a Master in Applied Psychology from the University of Liverpool, UK.
As Education Developer at EIT Manufacturing, she is responsible for the management of the EIT Manufacturing Education portfolio across Central and Eastern Europe including the following activities: EIT Manufacturing Master and PhD programmes, Teaching and Learning Factories, the EIT Manufacturing e-learning platform Skills.move, Blended learning courses and trainings, and others. Her passion lies in the implementation of upskilling and reskilling activities to fill the skills gap in Industry 4.0.
As former Programme Officer for the World Food Programme of the United Nations, Monika has gained expertise over the years in Monitoring and Evaluation of international projects, with focus on developing Capacity Strengthening strategies and various Learning and Training programmes implemented across 52 countries world-wide.
Personal motto: “Never stop learning and always challenge yourself!”
Our production system is future-focused, undergoing a major transformation in response to the changing challenges of the automotive industry and the expectations of our customers. The 4.0 revolution is ushering in new business functions, new skills and new tools. It is the driving force behind a connected, agile and competitive production base.
How brownfield factories in resource-intensive industries can meter, analyze, and report their utilities through a holistic digitalization and automation concept, but also how standardized, flexible, and agile automation, without having to intervene in the inventory process, can increase condition-based maintenance or productivity.