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ByValentijn de Leeuw
Industry Trends

ARC’s European Industry Forum is part of our successful series of worldwide conferences in America and Asia. The next European Forum will be held in Sitges (Barcelona), Spain on May 15 - 17, 2023 and focus on “Managing Industry Evolution in Times of Global Disruption”. Participants are invited to attend exclusive presentations and workshops on strategies and case studies from the digital front lines. ARC industry analysts and other automation experts from the end user and supplier communities will analyze and discuss trends and drivers for hot industry topics, such as:

MOM/MES in the MESA workshop

In a workshop and lectures, the forum will address both short-term progress and long-range strategies regarding the changes happening in the MOM/MES domain. Users applying emerging practices will share approaches and lessons learned.  Domain experts will share insights into evolving standardization and reference architectures.  Together the participants will reflect on striking the balance between requirements short-term efficiency benefits, and long-term benefits informed by design and systems thinking, linking to aspects such as the role and well-being of the worker, sustainability, reliability, and sustainability. 

In a workshop environment, the community will discuss current topics, such as:

  • Use of cloud platforms
  • Impact of modular automation (PackML, NAMUR MTP)
  • IoT-enabled equipment monitoring and plant optimization
  • Advanced analytics or industrial big data to fuel continuous improvement
  • Use of a digital thread or twin
  • Supply network collaboration
  • Design thinking and human change
  • Support for disciplines such as reliability, sustainability, safety, and security

ARC’s European Industry Forum
Join us at ARC’s European Industry Forum to speed up your digitalization and sustainability initiatives with strategies and use cases from which technology end users and suppliers will benefit alike. Discover what your peers and industry leaders are doing today and what steps they are taking to prepare for the future.
For more information about attending, speaking, and sponsoring, please contact Ann-Kathrin Blech (mailto:[email protected]).

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