HANNOVER MESSE 2018, 23 - 27 April
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Forum Industrie 4.0 meets the Industrial Internet

Special display plus a quality forum where international experts present Industrie 4.0 technologies and services. Daily panel discussions provide ideal opportunities for dialogue between business, science and government.

Hall 8

Forum Industrie 4.0 meets the Industrial Internet
Forum Industrie 4.0 meets the Industrial Internet

Held as part of the Industrial IT special display, the Forum Industrie 4.0 meets the Industrial Internet attracted more than 8,200 visitors and was one of the most successful events at HANNOVER MESSE 2016.

It was organized by Deutsche Messe in partnership with Germany's Industrie 4.0 Platform (Plattform Industrie 4.0), the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and the German industry associations VDMA and ZVEI, and staged under the auspices of Germany's Federal Ministries for Economic Affairs and Energy and Education and Research.

Leading experts from big-name companies like Siemens, ABB, Intel, Kaspersky and Microsoft showcased the latest digital technologies and services and used the event's daily panel discussions to compare notes on IoT standards, data management, cyber security and interoperability.

Be part of the Industrial IT display at HANNOVER MESSE 2017. This is your chance to showcase your latest technologies in a premium exhibition area, present your services at the Forum Industrie 4.0 meets the Industrial Internet and grow your networks. You can participate as a tabletop partner, speak at the forum, or stage a showcase of your own in the display area.

Thematic spectrum

  • Industrie 4.0/Industrial Internet of Things
  • Internet of Things and Internet of Services
  • Cyber-security/Industrial Security
  • Industrial Apps
  • Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), Industrie 4.0/IIOT components
  • Process innovations via Data Analytics and the Cloud
  • Predictive Analytics/Predictive Maintenance
  • Networking and integration
  • Open standards for Industrie 4.0 and Industrial Internet
  • Application Examples of architecture and standardization models, e.g. RAMI 4.0 Reference Architecture Model, IIRA Industrial Internet Reference Architecture, Industrie 4.0 Components and Other Technologies
  • IT Technologies in the Production Environments
  • Product Lifecycle Management
  • Software Engineering and Usability
  • Humans and Work in the Context of Industrie 4.0/IIOT
  • Digital Twin
  • The Future of Industrie 4.0/IIOT – Opportunities and Risks
  • Industrie 4.0/IIOT and SMEs
  • Industrie 4.0/IIOT and Start-Up's
  • Industrie 4.0/IIOT– Legal Aspects

"Every year HANNOVER MESSE is a major highlight in the area of Industrie 4.0 and digitization. Our consortium presents the latest developments in an international context. Numerous visitors – both suppliers and users – provide a valuable basis for direct communication. For this reason HANNOVER MESSE is the most important trade show every year..." Prof. Dr. Detlef Zühlke, chairman of the technology initiative “SmartFactory KL” and head of research into innovative factory systems at the German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)

Becoming a sponsor

By sponsoring the Forum Industrial Automation you can raise awareness of your company and reach an attractive audience consisting of international decision-makers. You’ll get an overview of the sponsoring opportunities in the download area.


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