Industry Spotlight: Manufacturing

October 17, 2019 | Celen Ebru Paytoncular

manufacturing industry machinery in factory

The manufacturing industry is facing another industrial revolution. Learn how this will impact your business and how to prepare for it at European Women in Technology this November.

In the manufacturing sector, optimising your production processes whilst ensuring quality and quantity of your output is paramount to delivery. Understanding how the Industrial Revolution 4.0 is impacting manufacturers, and how companies are investing to make the most of leading-edge technological developments is vital.

One of the biggest technological advancements for the manufacturing industry is the adoption of predictive maintenance technologies, which could save companies millions. 98% of organisations state that a single hour of downtime of critical equipment costs over $100,000 (€90,005). Predictive maintenance programmes allows manufacturers to develop a better understanding of how, why and when systems will fail and could reduce maintenance costs by 20%. 

We have compiled a list of the top six speakers for the manufacturing industry that will be in attendance at this year's European Women in Tech and the topics they will be discussing.

Top 6 Speakers:


Anubhuti Shah

Anubhuti Shah headshot

Senior Strategy Expert, Solution Management @ Digital Supply Chain, SAP

Session: For a Better World - How Digital Technologies Enable Sustainable Supply Chains

Prachi Patil

prachi patel headshotSP. Project Manager, Operations Engine System @ Schaeffler

Session: The Industrial Internet of Things - Revolutionising Manufacturing and Heavy Industries

Bhawna Paul

Bhawna Paul headshotHead of IT Strategy @ Boehringer Ingelheim

Session: Future Proofing Your Workforce in the Tech Talent Ecosystem

Monika Szilva

Monika Szilva headshotHead of Consumer Marketing, Insight, Media, Digital and E-business & Food Business Executive Officer @ Nestlé Hungary

Session: Am I able to Disrupt and Transform Myself in the Digital World? Yes, You Can!

Karalee Close

Karalee Close headshotManaging Director and Partner @ Boston Consulting Group

Session: The Bionic Company - What Does the Company of the Future Look Like? 


Odgard Andersson

Odgard Andersson headshotCDO @ Volvo Cars

Session: Opening Keynote: Fireside Chat on the Tech Landscape in Europe

Join 4,000+ industry professionals for two days of career-boosting workshops, inspiring keynotes and networking opportunities at European Women in Tech on November 26-27.


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