Thriving and Digitising: How Manufacturers Can Compete In An Uncertain World
Digital Conference Series | 02 December 2020
The FT-PTC Future of Industrial Innovation Global Series will convene leaders in R&D, design, production, operations, service and maintenance from sectors such as automotive, industrial equipment and products, life sciences & medical devices, high-tech & semiconductors, and aerospace & defence. These digital forums will focus on the future of industrial innovation in Europe, starting at 2.30pm CET, and in North America starting from 1.30pm ET. They will explore how manufacturers can reach digital maturity, build a skilled and adaptable workforce, and embrace a future-proof strategy.
02 December 2020
2.30pm - 5.05pm CET, 1.30pm - 4.05pm GMT
02 December 2020
1.30pm - 4.05pm ET
KEY TALKING POINTS
To what extent can businesses shield themselves from further uncertainty? What can policymakers and businesses do to protect production, supply chains, workers and consumers?
To what extent has the pandemic led to an acceleration in digitisation? How many of the changes to working practices - in business and on the factory floor - are here to stay?
How will the nature of human work change with digital innovation? What skills and roles should be developed alongside automation?
What is the financial impact of digital investments, now and in future? What is the outlook for 2021 and beyond?
Chief Information Officer
Huntington Ingalls Industries
Director, North EMEA region
William De Vijlder
Group Chief Economist
Senior Vice President Manufacturing and Technology
Frank Tracy Carlton Professor of Economics, Weatherhead School of Management
Case Western Reserve University
President and CEO
Chief Innovation Officer
Global Vice President, Software & Control
Senior Vice President, Chief Growth Officer
The Hershey Company
2019 highlights - Future of Industrial Innovation Global Series