Where: Munich Re, Sitzungssaal/Raum Europa, Giselastr. 21, 80202 Munich

Event Hosts – AMIG (American Modern Insurance Group – subsidiary of Munich Re), Munich Re, and Munich Sister Cities Association of Greater Cincinnati

Panel Discussion:

How Germany’s Industry 4.0 is shaping advanced manufacturing in the U.S.A.

Attention technology drivers, enthusiasts, and aficionados of Industrie 4.0!

Today we continue to witness breathtaking evolution in factory automation. With the Internet of Things (IoT), things are transforming into data and algorithms are defining everything.

Please come and join a senior team of executives from the Greater Cincinnati area for a highly informative 16th May afternoon event, one that features an insight-packed panel discussion, led by FORCAM GmbH executives, on how Germany’s prowess in Smart Factory and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) is affecting advanced automated manufacturing in America.

As part of the Munich Sister Cities Association’s 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Munich-Cincinnati Sister Cities Partnership, this executive team will be visiting Munich during the week of 13-18 May. Among their key activities will be attending this 16 May afternoon get-together with leaders and drivers of the Munich Area Industrie 4.0 community, those involved directly in manufacturing or with a keen desire to learn more about this interesting topic.


1530-1600 Meet and Greet – networking

1600-1630 Introductions of Hosts – AMIG CFO Rene Gobonya, Ute Päpke, President MSCA; and sponsors.

1630-1640 Introduction of Panel – Moderator John Mack, Director of Business Development for FORCAM Inc (www.forcam.com) and Smart Factory /.Industrie 4.0 Expert

1640-1730 Panel Discussion and Q&A

1730-1800 Appertif and networking

Panel Discussion: “How Germany’s Industry 4.0 is shaping advanced manufacturing in the U.S.A.”

  • Franz Gruber, CEO Forcam GmbH
  • Rohitashwa Pant, KUKA
  • Roland Sommer, Krones AG
  • Peter Jansen, Relayr

Key Panel Topics:

  • How to increase productivity with a fast ROI
  • How to reduce waste, downtimes, cycle times
  • How to measure Production floor productivity today
  • How to increase capacity on all assets
  • How to build a smarter, more economical and leaner production environment
  • How to digitally transform manufacturing to create a Smart Factory

More on a website: agbc-munich.com