FEFCO Technical Seminar 2021 - Conference Programme

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Towards Intelligent manufacturing - the digitalisation on the corrugated industry

 

Draft Programme 
 

Day 1 - Wednesday 20 October
   
08:00 - 09:00 Registration opening
09:00 - 11:00 Welcome coffee and exhibition visit
11:00 - 11:05 President Welcome address 
11:05 - 12:20 Session "Intelligent plant layout"
 
- Integrative planning approach for the design of an innovative factory - Tobias Heinen, Grean GmbH
  - Industrial internet – paper quality data utilization in corrugator quality control -  Aki Leiniäinen and Mikko Talonen, Valmet
 
- From remanufacturing to recycling: how manufacturing can raise the bar on global climate goals - Benjamin Findlay, Machine Compare
- Climate and energy challenges for corrugated – Eleni Despotou, FEFCO Director General
12:20 - 12:30 Questions and Answers
12:30 - 12:40  Break
12.40 - 13:40  Spotlights Session 1
13.40 - 14:55 Lunch on the exhibition floor
15:00 - 16:20 Session "Intelligent plant layout" - Part 2
  - Tech Talk - panel discussion - Thimm, Kunert Wellpappe, Minda, BHS, Koening & Bauer (TBC)
 
Moderator: Klaus Luke, Klingele
o    How to make existing factories smarter? 
o    Can smart factories be agile, flexible, and customer-oriented?
o    Do we need other talent/employees in smart factories?
o    Should we print in converting or at the corrugator? 
o    How vulnerable are smart factories on hardware- and software issues?
16:20 - 16:30  Questions and Answers
16:30 - 17:40  Coffee break and exhibition visit
17:40 - 18:45  Spotlights Session 2 
19:00 – 21:00 Sponsored Cocktail Reception
   
Day 2 - Thursday 21 October
   
08:45 - 10:30 Session “Using intelligent data” part 1
  - EU policies on corrugated - Krassimira Kazashka, FEFCO  
  - Intelligent data usage: opportunities and challenges - Stefan Uebelacker, Openpack
  - DigitCorr – digital processes and digital features in corrugated - Carl-Magnus Everitt, Andreas Fall, RISE  
  - Intelligent usage of data leading to smart(er) corrugating planning - Bart Verbruggen, OMP
  - The New FEFCO Code book – Nikolaas Verhelst (VPK) 
10:30 - 10:40  Questions and Answers
10:40 - 12:00 Coffee break and exhibition visit
12:00 - 13:00 Spotlight Session 3 
13:00 - 14:15 Lunch on the exhibition floor
14:15 - 15:15  Session “Using intelligent data” part 2
  - New tools from FEFCO’s Health and Safety Committee – Sabine Nellen, Mondi
  - Predictive maintenance, remote control systems, and automatic diagnosis – Steve Parr, SKG
  - IKEA´s packaging in a digital context – Allan Dickner, IKEA  
15:15 - 15:25  Questions and Answers
15:25 - 16:30  Coffee break and exhibition visit
16:30 - 17:30  Spotlight Session 4
17:30 – 18:35  Spotlight Session 5
   

Day 3 - Friday 22 October

08:30 - 09:30 Spotlight Session 6 
09:30 – 09:40 Break
09:40 – 11:10 Session “Intelligent digital machines” 
  - Starting up a digital printing house in 2020 - unique experience and challenges - Pawel Rogalka, DigitPack 
  - Internet of packs - Michael Weber, THIMM Group
  - Digital and analog printing from the perspective of corrugated board strength parameters & performance – Tomasz Garbowski, Poznan University of Technology
  - Challenges on introducing digital print in a corrugated plant - Eric Bacourt, Hinojosa Group (Spain)
  - New testing methodology for digitally printed corrugated – Thomas Gude, Swiss Quality Testing Services (Switzerland)
11:10 – 11:20 Questions and Answers 
11:20 - 12:20  Coffee break and exhibition visit
12:20 - 13:10-
High-level panel discussion: “Corrugated – sustainable and smart solution today and tomorrow”
Moderator: Marc Van Damme, FEFCO Operations & Innovation Committee Chairman 

- Eric Chartrain, International Paper
- Eric Bacourt, Hinojosa
- Carolyn Wagner, Klingele
- Massimiliano Bianchi, Fosber

13:10 - 13:40 Award Ceremony and Conference closing
13:40 - 14:30 Lunch on the exhibition floor
14:30 Exhibition closes - End of the Technical Seminar
   
   

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