Conference “Adding value with Industry 4.0” 

17th May 2018

Lithuanian Congress and Exhibition Centre LITEXPO, Laisvės pr. 5, Vilnius


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The Lithuanian engineering industries association LINPRA, the German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce AHK and the  Information and Communication Technologies Association INFOBALT will host the 3nd Industry 4.0 Conference under the motto „Adding value with Industry 4.0”  on 17th May 2018 in Vilnius on the occasion of the trade fair Balttechnika 2018. During the conference, experts from leading European countries and Lithuania will share knowledge about the latest trends in production technologies. Wide program, interesting announcements, a public discussion with Lithuanian and international experts as well seminars on separate topics, representatives of industry, business associations, science and education institutions and institutions of both Lithuania and neighboring countries are invited to the conference. Our goal is to contribute to the technological progress of companies, increase corporate digital maturity as well as a creative ecosystem and share best practices.


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PROGRAM

 10:00-10:30 REGISTRATION                                                                                        
 10:30-10:45 WELCOME ADDRESS
  •  Mr. Virginijus Sinkevičius, Minister of Economy of Lithuania, Chairman of „Pramonė4.0“ platform
  • Mr. Florian Schröder, CEO German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce
  • Mr. Tomas Jaskelevičius, President  of Engineering Industries Association of Lithuania LINPRA
 10:45-12:15 KEY-NOTE SPEECHES
 Design to manufacturing in the Age of Experience
  • Mr. Gian Paolo BassiCEO Dassault Systèmes SE, SOLIDWORKS 
Digitization is not a luxury but a necessity
  • Mr. Žilvinas Dubosas, CEO Baltik Vairas
 12:15-12:30 NETWORKING COFFEE
 12:30-13:30 PANEL DISCUSSION:

Industry 4.0 implementation in production: does everything depend on the leadership?

  • Mr. Gintaras Vilda, Vice-Minister of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania
  • Mr. Tomas Jaskelevičius, President  of Engineering Industries Association
  • Mr. Gian Paolo Bassi, CEO Dassault Systèmes SE, SOLIDWORKS
  •  Mr. Kaspars StrelcsRegional Sales Manager, Schäffler Baltic SIA 
  • Mr. Michael Jarecki, CEO Hella Lithuania
 13:30-14:15 BUSINESS LUNCH / VISIT OF EXHIBITION „BALTTECHNIKA“
 PARALLEL SESSIONS
  14:15-14:40 
Session 1 (Hall 5.2)                                 
Education 4.0                                                                                                                                                                      

InRE UAB
Andrej Jermojaev
Session 2 (Hall 5.3)
Technology 4.0                                          
 
Atlas Copco Group
Vitalij Legenzov
Smart connected assembly – from vision to reality. How Industry 4.0 will drive an evolution of the Assembly processes
 14:50-15:30                                                                                                                    
 Session 3 (Hall 5.2)
Cyber Security                                        

Santa Monica Networks
Arvydas Žvirblis
Is cyber security necessary in the context of Industry 4.0?

Fox IT
Nivard Bakmeijer        
Security in the SCADA environment: how to protect your digital assets in Industry 4.0
 Session 4 (Hall 5.3)                                  
Cyber Security / Technology 4.0
   
Phoenix Contact   
Dr. Virginijus Valevičius
Cyber Security Practices and Challenges Facing Various industries

Remigijus Dambrauskas
Opportunities and Risks
 15:30-15:55 NETWORKING COFFEE                                                                          
 15:55-16:25
 Session 5 (Hall 5.2)                               
Cyber Security                                                                                                                       
            

                                                                              
 Session 6 (Hall 5.3)   
Technology 4.0 
 
BaltLED
Andrius Ivanovas   
Lighting for today’s industry: a partner to be discovered                                 
 16:30-17:00                                                                                                                    
 Session 7 (Hall 5.2)
Discussions on Innovations                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Moderator: T. Jaskelevičius
Prticipants: G. Vilda. M. Skarupskas, tbc                                                             

SPEAKERS:

VIRGINIJUS SINKEVIČIUS
Minister of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania (tbc)
www.ukmin.lrv.lt

Virginijus Sinkevičius is a Lithuanian politician, Minister of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania (from 2017.11.28) and former Member of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania (from 2016)

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GIAN PAOLO BASSI

Chief Executive Officer, DS SOLIDWORKS
 
www.solidworks.com 

Gian Paolo Bassi brings more than 25 years of experience in 3D, CAD, and PLM industries to Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp. As CEO, Gian Paolo spearheads the development of SOLIDWORKS future product and technology strategies designed for the desktop and the cloud, and collaboration with the strong user community. He most recently served as the vice president of research and development, where he was responsible for charting future product and technology strategies, including the development of the SOLIDWORKS cloud applications. Prior to SOLIDWORKS, Gian Paolo was the founder and CTO of RIWEBB where he oversaw the development of new technologies for the Mechanical and Architectural Design Automation industry, collaborating with companies like Dassault Systèmes. Prior to RIWEBB, Gian Paolo served as vice president and CTO of ImpactXoft, where he led the team developing functional modeling and collaboration applications which are now part of CATIA. In this position, he co-invented three of his five patents in functional modeling. He also served in the R&D organizations of companies like Computervision and think3. Gian Paolo holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bologna. 


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TOMAS JASKELEVIČIUS 

Director, Arginta Engineering 

Tomas Jaskelevičius has over 15 years of experience in mechanical engineering business in EU. Has been working in the field of metal processing, electronics and plastics with various manufacturing companies in the Baltics and customers in EU. Runs own consultancy company PBS (Progressive Business Solutions) since 2006, which focuses on exports and acquisitions, manufacturing processes including Monitor ERP, machine tool sales (official representative of Bystronic, Hyundai WIA, BLM etc.). In 2014 PBS together with the real estate developer EIKA became a 50 / 50 co-owner of an investment company operating in the Free Economic Zones (Šiauliai and Kėdainiai). Since 2007 T. Jaskelevičius is one of the leaders at Arginta Engineering company, actively involved in its development and export activities. Arginta Engineering sales increased from 5 to 30 mln. euros in the period of 5 years. Public responsibilities: president of Lithuanian Engineering Industries Association LINPRA, Chairman of the board at Baltic Automotive Component Cluster BACC. 


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GINTARAS VILDA 

Vice-Minister of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania

Previous head of the Engineering Industries Association of Lithuania (LINPRA), coordinator of Lithuanian Plastics Cluster and representative in different organizations and projects on local and international scale, one of the most initiative and active ambassadors of Lithuanian industry and innovations. On international level Gintaras Vilda successfully represented engineering industries of Lithuania being a member of the high level group in European Technology Platform Manufuture; member of the European Plastic Converters EUPC; European Composites, Plastics and Polymer Processing Platform ECP4; European Factories of the Future Research Association EFFRA. One of the key areas of activity is spreading the Industry 4.0 concept and principles to ensure the most effective use of new technologies and taking into account the opportunities offered by digitization, also developing Digital Innovation Hubs in the European network. Gintaras Vilda is one of the members of Coordination Group of National Industrial Competitiveness Commission ‘Industry 4.0’. Today as a Vice-Minister he is responsible for innovation development policy in the Ministry of Economy of Lithuania. 

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FLORIAN SCHRÖDER

CEO of German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce (AHK)
www.ahk-balt.org

In March 2016, Florian Schröder took over the position of CEO of the AHK Baltic States. During the previous twelve years, the economist had worked extensively on Azerbaijan's economic cooperation with Germany, first as an economic expert at the German Association for International Cooperation (GIZ), and from 2006 on as CEO of the German-Azerbaijan Economic Association.

ŽILVINAS DUBOSAS 

CEO Baltik Vairas
www.baltikvairas.lt 

BALTIK VAIRAS today is a largest bicycle & e-bikes manufacturer in Northern Europe. Located in northern part of Lithuania (Šiauliai). Operating since 1948, the company exports top-quality bicycles all over Europe. Having manufacturing capacity of 6 lines, produces 1700 different models and is able to deliver up to 500 000 bicycles per year. Few percent of the production stays in Baltics. Other bicycles are exported to 14 countries - to Germany, Netherlands, Denmark, Switzerland, Austria, Finland, and others. Last few years company invests to process control and digitalization. More than 300 working places out of 500 are digital and controlled by specially designed Production Management system.

                                                   PAULIUS VERTELKA

                                          
                                            Director, Association INFOBALT
                                                             www.infobalt.lt

Mr. Vertelka is a Managing Director at INFOBALT. Founded in 1994, INFOBALT is a locally and internationally recognized representative of Lithuanian ICT industry. Its mission is to promote the use of Information and Communication Technologies to benefit society, businesses and public sector.

Previously he was the Head of Governmental Program JPP “Kurk Lietuvai” and worked as an expert on improving investment climate at "Invest Lithuania". Paulius has graduated high school in the U.S. and later acquired a double major degree (B.A.) in Economics and Political Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago. During his student years, Paulius co-founded the Lithuanian Student Association of North America and presided over it until his graduation. Also, for over two years, Paulius was Managing director at the Lithuanian American Council – an organization with the task of advocating the interests of the Lithuanian-American community to the United States government.



ARVYDAS ŽVIRBLIS

Santa Monica Networks Technical Division, Cybersecurity Expert, Infobalt Cybersecurity Group President www.smn.lt 

More than 20 years of advising companies on IT security issues. Years of experience in designing, implementing security solutions in public and private sector companies.




REMIGIJUS DAMBRAUSKAS
Business Area Manager Industrial Components and Electronics, Phoenix Contact JSC
www.phoenixcontact.lt

MBA, Vilnius University, International Business with solid technical background. Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng) - Kaunas University of Technology (KTU). Nine years of experience in industrial products and international projects management. Expertise - industrial electronics.Phoenix Contact Vilnius Office serves the customers in the Baltic States and Belarus. The company has one clear mission: to offer you the best possible solution for your electrical engineering tasks. With its expert personal consultation service, our subsidiary ensures that you and your requirements always come first.Tailored to different markets and their needs, at the heart of the company lies an extensive product portfolio: device and PCB connection technology, industrial components for electrical engineering and electronics, as well as industry-specific automation solutions.





 VIRGINIJUS VALEVIČIUS
Business Area Manager Industrial Components and Electronics, Phoenix Contact JSC
www.phoenixcontact.lt

PhD, Physics, Vilnius University. More than thirty years experience in industrial solutions engineering and advanced problem solving.

Phoenix Contact Vilnius Office serves the customers in the Baltic States and Belarus. The company has one clear mission: to offer you the best possible solution for your electrical engineering tasks. With its expert personal consultation service, our subsidiary ensures that you and your requirements always come first.

Tailored to different markets and their needs, at the heart of the company lies an extensive product portfolio: device and PCB connection technology, industrial components for electrical engineering and electronics, as well as industry-specific automation solutions.

NIVARD BAKMEIJER

International sales executive for Fox-IT
www.foxit.com

Nivard Bakmeijer is an International sales executive for Fox-IT, one of Europe’s leading Cybersecurity Specialists, based in the Netherlands. Together with their parent company NCC they have presence in more than 40 countries. Nivard has 26 years of experience in IT business sales, from which more than 4 years in Cybersecurity.

Fox-IT prevents, solves and mitigates the most serious threats caused by cyber-attacks, fraud and data breaches, with innovative solutions for government, defense, law enforcement, critical infrastructure, banking, and commercial enterprise clients worldwide. Our approach combines human intelligence and technology into innovative solutions that ensure a more secure society. We develop custom and packaged solutions that maintain the security of sensitive government systems, protect industrial control networks, defend online banking systems, and secure highly confidential data and networks. 

In his role, Nivard is focusing on Government, Defense and Critical infrastructure customers in Europe. As a result, he has gained a lot of insights in the threats and cyber hindrances these customers face today.






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