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THE FUTURE OF AUTOMATION: work and social innovation in the context of digital revolution


Introduction and coordination: Daniele Vacchi, Secretary-General of E.R.-AMIAT

Video on Fourth Industrial Revolution by Effra

SESSION 1: The digitalisation of manufacturing processes - the context

  • Competitiveness and digitalisation - Eros Stivani, adviser of Amici del Museo del Patrimonio
  • The range of available technologies - Luca Tomesani, University of Bologna
  • The point of view of the advanced user - Massimo Casalboni, Philip Morris Manufactoring & Tecnhology, Bologna
  • Sub-suppliers and training  -Rodolfo Vignocchi, General Director of  T3 Lab
  • The Smart Specialization Strategy and the regional initiatives in favor of digitalisation - Silvano Bertini, Department of Productive Activities of Emilia Romagna Region
  • The initiatives for the manufacturing sector and the national plan on industry 4.0 -Stefano Firpo, Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico

ore 16.35 Coffee break

SESSION 2: The importance of a pilot plant

The pilot project : a shared center for the development, testing and training in favor of companies and sub suppliers.

  • What is a pilot plant: some European examplesMi chele Poggipolini, Poggipolini S.r.l.
  • The impact of the pilot plant on the companies of the Emilia Romagna automation district - Giuseppe Lucisano, President of E.R.-AMIAT
  • Experimenting new business models - Davide Meinero, E.R.-AMIAT Bruxelles
  • Sources of funding - Enrico Callegati, CRIT Bologna

SESSION 3: Discussion and debate about the technical and experimental aspects of the pilot plant -  roundtable

  • Experimenting new manufacturing process - Roberto Saponelli, Sacmi
  • Sensoristics - Federico Lanzani, ISANIK
  • Digitalisation: the horizontal integration of production processes - Francesco Ziprani, Marposs
  • Testing the collaborative space in the new digital manufacturing -Massimo Rovatti, System
  • IoT tools and big data management, languages and interconnection, security and data protection -Marco Ramella, Torino Wireless
  • Human Centered Design an innovative tools for the Pilot plant - Giuseppe Padula, University of San Marino
  • From consumers to citizens: the pilot project and social innovation

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