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Industry 4.0 conference

15th of May 2018 - Industry 4.0 conference
organized by the Ministry for National Economy and the Industry 4.0 National Technology Platform
in the framework of INDUSTRY DAYS 2018 exhibition

 Venue: Hall „D”, Ruby Room, entrance through pavilion A

The presentations will be consecutively transleted into English.

We reserve the right to change the program.

Moderator: Zoltán ALFÖLDI

9.00 – 9.30 Opening ceremony of INDUSTRY DAYS exhibition
Speeches will be delivered by:
István LEPSÉNYIMinistry for National Economy, Minister of State

Grand prix will be given by:
Dr. János TAKÁCSScience Association of Engineering, president

10.00 Registration, coffee break

10.30 – 10.35  Opening ceremony of Industry 4.0 conference
Ministry for National Economy, Minister of State

10.35 – 11.05 Keynote speeches
Cyber-physical systems, digitalisation through the whole supply chain 
Dr. Günter HÖRCHER
, Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA, Head of research strategy
Dr. László GYÖRGYPÁL, Pozi Technologies Ltd., CEO

11.05 – 12.00 Panel discussion
Cyber-physical systems, digitalisation through the whole supply chain

Participants: Representatives of leading Industry 4.0 companies with strong manufacturing and R&D capacities 

  • Szilárd OROVICA, KUKA Hungária Ltd., CEO
  • István ÁCS, Bosch Rexroth Ltd., CEO
  • Márton SZÖVÉNYI-LUX, Festo Ltd., CEO
  • Márk PETRIK, Hepenix Ltd., CEO
  • László József GUBICZA, Novexim Robot Vision Technology Ltd., CEO

12.00 – 12.10 Coffee break

12.10– 12.15 Videomessage
, Prime Ministerial Commissioner, Digital Welfare Programme

12.15 – 12.30 Keynote speech – Future of Industrial IoT networks
Dr. Hans-Jörg STOTZ
, Senior Vice President, IoT Strategy & Innovation, SAP

12.30 – 13.30 Panel discussion - Future of Industrial IoT networks


  • Balázs BERTÉNYI, Nokia, 3GPP-RAN, chairman
  • Roland JAKAB, Ericsson Magyarország Ltd., CEO
  • Aladár VIRÁGT-Systems Hungary, Business Operation Manager
  • József KMETTY, KÜRT PLC., CEO 
  • István KIRÁLY, Vodafone,  Enterprise Business Unit Director
  • Dr. István BARTOLITS, National Media and Infocommunications Authority, Head of Department

13.30 – 14.30 Lunch

14.30 – 15.00 Keynote presentation
, EIT Digital, Action Line Leader
Dr. Krisztina BÁRDOS, IFKA, CEO

Keynote speeches

15.00 - 15.15 Industry 4.0 dual education – from an enterprise viewpoint
Dr. László ÁBRAHÁM
, NI Hungary Ltd., CEO

15.15 - 15.30 Industry 4.0 dual education – from a tutorial viewpoint
Charaf HASSAN, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Professor and researcher

15.30- 16.30 Panel discussion - Industry 4.0 dual education 


  • Gáborné PÖLÖSKEI, Ministry for National Economy, Deputy Minister of State
  • János RUDNAY, Dual Educational Council, Chairman
  • Tamás BIHALL, Deputy Chairman, Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and  Industry
  • Dr. László VAJTA, Industry 4.0 NTP, Head of  educational Workgroup
  • Dr. István NÉMETH, ELTE Savaria University Centre, Deputy President
  • Márió NÉMETH, Siemens Plc., Head of Service Delivery and Training