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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.
Site Director Ford Otosan Craiova
Mujdat started in Ford Otosan Craiova as Site Director responsible from Powertrain Operations and Non-Manufacturing Organizations after the acquisition of the plant by Ford Otosan. Mujdat had held the position of Manager in manufacturing between 2010 and 2012 to support Ford transformation, so he is a known person in Craiova Plant.
He started his career with Ford Otosan in 2000 right after university graduation, and has been one of the core team members during the growth of the ompany. Before coming to Romania as Site Director in 2022, Mujdat served as Director Plant Manager, where he was leading Golcuk Plant with more than 6000 employees. During his service in Golcuk Plant, Mujdat had got the chance of launching the first electrified products of Ford Otosan, Plug in Hybrid Electric 1T Ford Custom and Battery Electric Transit 2T, respectively. In 2019, under his leadership, Golcuk Plant has been recognized as Lighthouse Plant by McKinsey and World Economic Forum, indicating that Industry 4.0 applications and use cases in Golcuk Plant are sample to all other industriescin the world.
Mujdat is married and has a son. He was a decent football, basketball and table-tennis player in his youth, enjoys watching sports, he is inspired by reading and listening to bios, and likes travelling and observing social life and culture all around the world. He holds a BS degree from Industrial Engineering Dept, and MS degree from Science Faculty.
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.
With telecommunication engineering studies, first year PhD in automation and an MBA from HEC Paris, Jan-Remi Fromentin started to work in several American telecom companies as project and product manager.
He joined ifm electronic 25 years ago and had various responsibilities in marketing and sales management at ifm France and South West Europe.
After 6 years as the CEO of ifm France, he’s now in charge of sales and marketing of Industry 4.0 solutions at ifm corporate, reporting to the CEO of ifm group of companies.
He’s also involved in the Open Alliance for Industry 4.0 as one of the ifm representative in charge of Early Adoption projects.
My name is Dominik and I’m a Sales & Process Manager in the Digital Services Team at KUKA. Starting 2020 I’m responsible for all the sales topics regarding our Digital Services Portfolio. In our daily business my colleagues and I are focussing on the opportunities and challenges of digitalisation in the robot based industrial shop floor. With our existing products and services we try to connect our robots and thereby create new added value for our customers. Every single day we are working very hard to change the mindset in the industrial sector to a more digital one.
Ford Otosan’s Craiova plant plays a key role in Ford’s electrification plans in Europe. The Romanian factory benefits from Ford Otosan’s extensive experience and expertise in new generation technologies such as electrification, commercial vehicle design, engineering and manufacturing. Ford Otosan’s expertise and know-how in Industry 4.0, as seen in the recently launched flagship E-Transit model, is reflected in all activities of Craiova plant.
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.
As an IIoT platform, ifm moneo combines the level of operation technology with the level of information technology. The sensor data generated in the production plants can be read and processed easily and used as a basis for sustainable corporate decisions..
KUKA is a global automation corporation with sales of around 3.3 billion euro and roughly 14,000 employees. The company is headquartered in Augsburg, Germany. As one of the world’s leading suppliers of intelligent automation solutions, KUKA offers customers everything they need from a single source: from robots and cells to fully automated systems and their networking in markets such as automotive, electronics, metal & plastic, consumer goods, e-commerce/retail and healthcare.
The main objective of CRE is to promote the active participation of Romanian state-owned and private energy companies in European partnerships, in European co-financed projects and, more importantly, in the European decision-making process. CRE advocates for the interests of the Romanian energy sector.
Our experience demonstrates that the introduction of new technologies does more than eliminate jobs. If implementation is managed well, it can change the way work is done. It can increase both productivity and the level of service provided by making the tasks that people perform easier.
The session covers the journey of two Endava manufacturing customers that embraced Microsoft Azure and decided to leverage their business. We discover how renting and tracking cars was remodelled using the cloud and the technical hicaps during this journey. We continue the journey with one of the largest shipping companies that adopted the cloud and aligned ISA 95 with their vision of automated ports.