Smart Manufacturing for Food & Beverage Europe

Accelerating Manufacturing Transformation through Plant Floor Technology, Strategic Planning, and Change Management

11 June 2025

Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington, UK

European food and beverage manufacturers are increasingly digitalising and automating plant floor operations to enhance product quality, operational efficiency, and maintain competitive advantage.  

However, to navigate the rapidly evolving technology landscape and prepare for the future of industry 4.0,  manufacturers must understand how to identify, predict, and lay the foundations for a robust, future-proof, interoperable smart factory model.

Join F&B smart manufacturing leaders in London to acquire the necessary tools, strategies, and solutions to streamline your industry 4.0 journey.

European Food & Beverage Manufacturing Expert 2024 Speakers

Shafiga Akhundova of Mars speaking at AMG World

Shafiga Akhundova

Digital Project Engineer


Carine Brau of Danone speaking at AMG World

Carine Brau

People and Performance Director


Remedios Hernández of Kellanova speaking at AMG World

Remedios Hernández

Continuous Improvement Specialist


Michael Adetu of Aptean speaking at AMG World

Michael Adetu

Senior Solution Consultant (Aptean F&B ERP)


Russell Duggan-Rees of DXC speaking at AMG World

Russell Duggan-Rees

Global Chief Technologist Smart Manufacturing


Dr. Lennart Bochmann of SYNAOS speaking at AMG World

Dr. Lennart Bochmann



Anna Moszczynska of Danone speaking at AMG World

Anna Moszczynska

Global Digital Manufacturing Senior Manager - People Digital Transformation


Federico Gulino Camarero of Drylaw speaking at AMG World

Federico Gulino Camarero



Tarun Sharma of Coca-Cola Europacific Partners speaking at AMG World

Tarun Sharma

Senior Manager - Cyber Security

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners

Mark Buckland of Mars speaking at AMG World

Mark Buckland

Global Advanced Automation Lead


Joaquim López Masramon of Cargill speaking at AMG World

Joaquim López Masramon

EMEA Business Process Manager | Process, Data and Technology | Digital Twin | Product Manager


Anna Moszczynska of Danone speaking at AMG World

Anna Moszczynska

Global Digital Manufacturing Senior Manager - People Digital Transformation


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This event will provide you with the necessary tools to:

  • Identify, predict, and prepare for future innovations and rapid technological advancements within food and beverage 4.0


  • Develop an agile yet future-proof smart factory model to enhance long-term ROI and plant performance


  • Navigate the IoT, Machine Health, Robotics, Big Data, AI/ML/Advanced Analytics, Digital Twins, XR, and Cloud landscape to identify and select technology vendors that best align with your organisational objectives and capabilities


  • Create and foster a digitally minded culture that embraces the operational and commercial value of industry 4.0 technologies for food and beverage manufacturing


  • Benchmark your industry 4.0 maturity and digital manufacturing strategy against Europe’s leading food and beverage organisations

European Attendees Include:

Smart Manufacturing for Food & Beverage is designed for European VP’s, Directors, Heads and Managers from:

  • Smart Manufacturing/ Digital Manufacturing
  • Automation / Robotics
  • Operational technology
  • Technology & Innovation
  • Quality Assurance / Quality Control
  • Manufacturing Operations & Strategy
  • Regulation, Compliance & Validation
  • Data & Analytics
  • Industry 4.0
  • Emerging Technology / Artificial Intelligence (AI) / Machine Learning (ML)
  • Digital Transformation/ Change management

Our sponsors include technology, service & solution providers specializing in:

  • Automation technology- SCADA, PLCs, HMI
  • Robotics
  • Data & Analytics
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) / Machine Learning (ML)
  • Cloud Computing
  • IoT Hardware, Software, Platforms, Infrastructure
  • Cybersecurity

2024 Sponsors

Get in touch to be positioned as an industry expert amongst the most prominent and influential players in the development of IoT, AI and Machine Learning.

2024 Media Partners


Senior Process Control and Automation, Cargill

I liked the format with a mix of presentations and roundtables and the panel discussion at the end.

Global Director and Head of Data Sciences, Mars

The event was well conducted, and I had a great time networking with some high calibre practitioners. I found that a lot of the attendees resonated with the presentation because they are facing similar issues. Most conversations I had at lunch and even in the panels were around scaling technology effectively. Some great takeaways for me and I hope I added value to everyone else’s experience.

Senior BRM/FRM, Business Process Automation, Nestlé

The opportunity to exchange experience and get to meet peers and learn from each other is invaluable.

Technology Fellow, XR

I do like that you keep the pace up. The quick cadence of the day is good. Very organized also. Food was good. Venue was good. Thank you for the coffee and pastries and lunch. Very nice touch. You do a lot it seems for your sponsors. Good visibility.

SICK Sensor Intelligence

Thanks for putting together an excellent event. Happy to participate!

National Key Account Manager / SICK Sensor Intelligence


It was a great conversation.

Senior BRM/FRM Business Process Automation / Nestle

Kellogg’s Company

Thanks a lot, honored to participate.

Industry 4.0 Development Led / Kellogg's Company


"Excellent forum and thanks to all of the panellists for your perspective and insights. Great event."

Enterprise Account Executive / Zaptic


"It was a pleasure to participate and I hope our panel discussion was insightful to the attendees!"

Director Operational Technology / SugarCreek

Content Highlights

Empowering a Continuous Improvement Mindset: Navigating Change Management in Smart Manufacturing

At our 2024 Smart Manufacturing for Food & Beverage Summit US, Jeremy Cole, Regional Production Excellence Leader, Cargill Animal Nutrition & Health, shared his insights to successfully navigate change management in smart manufacturing. Complete the form to download the complimentary presentation and uncover key points such as: The significance of continuous improvement as a cultural… Read more »

5 Ways F&B Manufacturers are Embracing Smart Manufacturing

Whilst 30% of food and drink manufacturers have increased their investment into automation and digital transformation within the last 12 months, over 60% confessed that they’re lagging in their digital transformation journey. The benefits are clear, however, many are still questioning how to identify, select, and implement industry 4.0 technologies that will guarantee ROI. Ahead… Read more »

Preparing Your Data Infrastructure for AI Integration in Food & Beverage Manufacturing

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Smart Manufacturing for Food & Beverage Europe 2024 Sponsorship Pack

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