Smart Industry Innovation Day

April 13, 2021

Industry 4.0 leaders are constantly on the search for the latest innovations to improve efficiency, sustainability and optimise processes for their organisations. These technological innovations can contribute to ensure a continuous competitive edge and can help their business to grow faster than ever before. However, the challenge of business is determining which technologies ‘enhance’ and which ‘encumber’ success.

So how do you define your business strategy to face the future of smart industries? And if we’re looking towards the future, how do industry players plan towards a more sustainable way of producing and what kind of new technologies can we expect in the near future? Join the Smart Industry Innovation Day and learn more!

Isabelle Damen, CFO, Tejin Aramid

Pepijn Timmermans, Vice President Digitalisation, VDL Nedcar

Bart Makkink, Senior SME Director Equipment Digital Thread, DOW

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Isabelle Damen, CFO

Tejin Aramid

Pepijn Timmermans, Vice President Digitalisation

VDL Nedcar

Bart Makkink, Senior SME Director Equipment Digital Thread


Platform Smart Industry Network Netherlands

This session is part of a series of four meetings in the context of Smart Industry. This platform offers executives from corporate organisations in the Dutch manufacturing industry a network in which knowledge and experiences are exchanged about developments in the industry. The combination of digitalisation, interfaces of intelligent systems and new technologies will radically change production systems in the industry, as well as business models and communication patterns.


  • Extensive program with keynote from a leading manufacturing company in the Netherlands
  • Option to choose between 3 different break-outs.
  • Panel discussion, virtual factory visit & wine tasting

Directors on IT, Technology, Digital, Operations, HR and Innovation.

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  • Participants have to meet the previously described target audience.
  • If applicable, our partners will be presented with every application.
  • During all our sessions, the Chatham House Rule applies. This means that the participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed. This means that no report, no photos and no recordings are made of the meeting. The presentation will also not be distributed to the participants afterwards.

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