Tomorrow opens its doors at the CCIB of Barcelona, the third edition of Advanced Factories, the reference event for the manufacturing industry that brings innovation and the latest technologies to transform production plants into advanced and highly connected factories.
In just three editions, this congress has become the unmissable event for the industry, as evidenced by the increase in registrations. From tomorrow, and until next Thursday, the CCIB of Barcelona will receive more than 15,000 industrial professionals from sectors such as automotive, steel, construction, food, health, textile, aerospace or rail, from more than 20 nationalities.
Until Thursday, the CCIB of Barcelona will receive more than 15,000 industrial professionals from the automotive, food or steel industry
Therefore, this week Barcelona will be the knowledge capital in Industry 4.0 thanks to the more than 180 international experts and 300 companies that will participate in the Industry 4.0 Congress, the largest international congress on advanced and digital industry.
With its own agenda for each of the professional profiles and 4 scenarios operating in parallel, the Industry 4.0 Congress will receive large industrial experts such as Tanja Kruger, world expert in Artificial Intelligence and founder of Resolto-Festo; Emili Anglés, responsible for automation and industrial computing at Kellogg's; Yübo Wang, researcher at the Aleman Darmstadt University and creator of the German method of implementation of Industry 4.0; o Hans Krause, expert in IoT systems of Rexroth Bosch, among others.
The growth of Advanced Factories highlights the need of our country to embrace Industry 4.0 and generate a more competitive and productive industrial fabric.
The Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism of Spain, Reyes Maroto, together with the Councilor for Business and Knowledge, Ángels Chacón, and the Mayor of Barcelona, Ada Colau, will be in charge of opening the congress on Tuesday.
Andalusia is, this year, the European Industrial Region 2019, as they were in previous editions Euskadi and Baden Wittenberg
In this edition, the Organizing Committee of Advanced Factories has chosen Andalusia as European Industrial Region 2019, as they were in its previous editions Euskadi and Baden Wittenberg. A delegation of more than 400 Andalusian businessmen and executives will meet this week in Barcelona, accompanied by the Minister of Economy of the Junta de Andalucía, Rogelio Velasco and the General Secretary of Enterprise and Innovation, Manuel Ortigosa.
Barcelona is once again - after another year of the Mobile World Congress - at the epicenter of digital transformation, thanks to the Advanced Factories event. With this congress, the city of Barcelona will become the European capital of industrial innovation. It is expected that the event will leave an economic impact of more than 32 million euros, with many hotels that have already posted the complete bill in the city.