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NGM industry 4.0 thematic day

Industry 4.0 Thematic day

9th of May 2017 in the framework of MACH-TECH – INDUSTRY DAYS 2017 exhibitions
 organized by the Ministry for National Economy

The presentations will be consecutively transleted into English.


10.30 - 11.00


11.00 - 11.10

Welcome speech
Ganczer Gábor, HUNGEXPO Zrt., CEO

11.10 - 11.20

István Lepsényi, NGM, State Secretary for Economic Development and Regulation opens the conference

11:20 - 11:40

Innovation for Industry 4.0 in a European context
Lecturer: Dr. Udo Bub, EIT Digital Berlin Node Director

11:40 - 12:00

Industry 4.0 smart factories, teaching technologies
Lecturer: Robert Bosch Kft. (tbc)

12.00 - 12.20

Industry 4.0 possibilities and challenges – the role of science and research in digitalisation
Lecturer: András Pfeiffer, SZTAKI, deputy director

12:20 - 13:30

Impact of Industry 4.0 technologies on general economic growth and within that on productivity growth - keynote speeches

     12.20 - 12.35

The impact of Industry 4.0 and digitalisation on the economic grow
Lecturer: László Ábrahám, NI Hungary, CEO

     12.35 - 12.45

Lecturer: dr. Farkas Bársony, GE Hungary Kft., managing director; AmCham, president

     12.45 - 13.30

Panel discussion

  • Economic growth of the – within that productivity growth
  • Impact on employment and on labour market
  • Geographical restructuring of added value production, new paradigm ability to attract FDI

Moderator: dr. Antal Nikodémus, NGM, head of department

Participants: Representatives of large front-runner companies of Industry 4.0 technology development and implementation with manufacturing and R+D capacity:

  • István Ács, Bosch Rexroth Kft., GM
  • Márton Szövényi-Lux, Festo Kft., GM
  • Tamás Kádár, Knorr-Bremse Fékrendszerek Kft., IE manager
  • Gábor Nick, Hungarian Academy Sciences Institute for Computer Science and Control /SZTAKI/ research associate
  • Balázs Zeitler, Siemens Zrt., I40 NTP intelligent applications team leader, ,  R&D director

13:30 – 14.30

Lunch break

14:30 – 15:40

Standardisation as the key to regulations supporting the digital transformation of the economy 

     14.30 - 14.50

Targets and intentions of Industry 4.0 standardisation in Germany and in the European standardisation organisations (DIN/DKE German Standardization Roadmap – Industry 4.0; CEN/CENELEC Digital Standardisation Strategy
Lecturer: Dr. Bernhard Thies, president of CENELEC, head of the road-map development expert team

     14.50 - 15.00

International, European and national standardisation platforms and activities related to Industry 4.0 
Lecturer: József Szabó, Hungarian Standards Institution, department head

     15.00 - 15.40

Panel discusion

  • Structured identification of Industry 4.0 complex standardisation objectives 
  • Possible scenarios for the domestic adaptation (strict follow-up of the German platform, transposition of recommendation of international standardisation organisations, independent, domestic standardisation views)

Moderator: György Pónyai, Hungarian Standards Institution, managing director


  • Péter Hosszu, T-Systems Hungary, Director of Industry Division
  • Domokos Krantz, MSZT, coordinator of Industry 4.0 action plan;
  • Ádám Nagy, NGM, head of Industry Regulation department;
  • András Váradi, Commsignia Kft., expert (intelligent traffic systems);
  • Zsolt Csaba, PIRCAD Számítógépes Építészeti és Mérnöki Iroda, Kereskedelmi és Szolgáltató Kft., expert (BIM);
  • Győző Kmethy, Ganz Mérőgyár Kft., expert (intelligent measuring instruments)

15:40 - 16.00

Coffe break

16:00 - 17:00

Acceleration, strengthening of  Industry 4.0 knowledge and technology transfer, with special regard to SME sector and the start-up ecosystem

Introduction to the discussion: Gyula Pomázi, NGM, deputy state secretary

Panel discussion: The closing panel of Industry 4.0 conference deals with the most important accommodation and enterprise development problems concerning the domestic implementation, with special focus on the development policy programs of 2017, on innovation projects, on programs already launched or programs in the pipeline


  • Large company integrator and supplier programs
  • Industry 4.0 intelligent factories, pilot plants and experimental incubation networks
  • Industry 4.0 priorities of application systems of, thematic enforcement, including training and education
  • Irinyi capital programs -  development of industry start-up ecosystem

Moderator: Gyula Pomázi, NGM, State Secretary


  • Imre V. Csuhaj, Széchenyi Tőkealap-kezelő Zrt., CEO;
  • Kabai Anikó, NGM EDIOP Certifying Authority, department head;
  • Péter Vityi, IVSZ, vice-president;
  • Balázs Mezősi , IFKA, project manager;
  • HIPA, tbc;
  • Imre Hild, head of MISZ Startup Division

17:00 - 17.10

Closing remarks
Zoltán Marczinkó, NGM, Deputy State Secretary, Company Relations