Smart Manufacturing for Food & Beverage Europe

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

13 June 2024

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

Carine Brau of Danone speaking at AMG World

Carine Brau

People and Performance Director


Peterson Soares of Nestlé speaking at AMG World

Peterson Soares

Digital & Data Science Senior Specialist


Shafiga Akhundova of Mars speaking at AMG World

Shafiga Akhundova

Digital Project Engineer


Johan Jacobs of Former AB InBev speaking at AMG World

Johan Jacobs

Global Adoption Manager

Former AB InBev

Javier Martinez Susilla of Grupo Bimbo speaking at AMG World

Javier Martinez Susilla

Engineering and Maintenance Director

Grupo Bimbo

Leandro Fabri Martins of Nestlé speaking at AMG World

Leandro Fabri Martins

Senior Process Automation Engineer


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

Tarun Sharma

Senior Manager - Cyber Security

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners

Ozgur Mutlu of Danone speaking at AMG World

Ozgur Mutlu

Global Digital Manufacturing Manager


Federico Gulino Camarero of Drylaw speaking at AMG World

Federico Gulino Camarero



Ernest Adieze of Anheuser- Busch InBev speaking at AMG World

Ernest Adieze

Manufacturing Systems Manager

Anheuser- Busch InBev

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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 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

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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Complimentary Article: Facilitating the Transition Towards Industry 4.0

Ahead of the Smart Manufacturing for Food & Beverage Summit, we spoke to Digital Transformation experts from Kellogg’s and Danone to discuss what they believe Smart Manufacturing means for the F&B sector, and how to identify and overcome the biggest barriers preventing the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies. Complete the form to gain access to… Read more »

Complimentary Recording: How to Build a Digital Strategy for the Smart Factory

Ahead of the Smart Manufacturing for Food & Beverage Summit, we would like to share this complimentary recording by Emilio Angles Isern, Industry 4.0 Devleopment Lead, Kellogg’s Company from our 2022 virtual edition exploring how to build a digital strategy for the smart factory. View this presentation to discover: The key enablers for digital transformation… Read more »