10-Sep-2024-Block-7 Seminars

5:45PM - 6:30PM

Panel Discussion: Unlocking Agility and Cost Efficiency – A Tech-Driven Roadmap for Flexible Automotive Manufacturing

In today’s rapidly evolving automotive landscape, the ability to adapt and pivot is paramount. Manufacturers must balance the need for cost optimization with the reality of delivering product variety across their plants.
This panel discussion will explore how emerging technologies can enable flexible, demand-driven manufacturing systems that drive efficiency and profitability. Industry experts will share strategic insights on reconfigurable production lines, leveraging modular product architectures and utilizing data-driven demand forecasting to achieve manufacturing agility.
Discussing the urgency driving the need for manufacturing agility in the automotive industry
How can manufacturers strike a balance between enabling product variety and optimizing costs?
How can modular, platform-based designs and additive manufacturing enable cost-effective mass customization?
Mapping out the shift to flexible, demand-driven production by leveraging IIoT, AI and Cloud Computing
Maximizing footprint through high-density automation, reconfigurable systems and collaborative robots
How can digital twins, augmented reality (AR), and virtual reality (VR) validate flexible manufacturing and drive workforce adoption?


6:30PM - 6:35PM

Close of Conference

6:35PM - 7:35PM

Drinks Reception

All attendees are invited to attend our networking drinks reception at the end of the
day’s proceedings. This is our way of saying thank you for your contribution and to
create an additional opportunity to continue your discussions in an informal setting.