Agenda

All times are set in the event's local time (GMT +02:00)

There will be two broadcasting sessions each day:

The first is relevant for Europe and Asia, and will be broadcasted at 09:00 AM (CET) each day

The second is for North and South America and will start at 12:00 PM (EST)

1st Broadcast

10:00 - 10:03 Greetings: Opening Remarks - Wendy Singer, Executive Director, Chairwoman, Start-Up Nation Central

10:03 - 10:06 Greetings: Opening Remarks - Prof. Eugene Kandel, CEO at Start-Up Nation Central

10:06 - 10:11 Greetings: Opening Remarks - Dov Moran, Managing Partner, Grove Ventures

10:11 - 10:23 Fireside Chat: Innovating Industry to Meet Challenges of the New Digital Age
Moderator: Lior Handelsman, General Partner at Grove Venture
Emmanuel Lagarrigue, Chief Innovation Officer, Schneider Electric

10:23 - 10:41 Fireside Chat: The UAE Vision and Strategy for AI
Moderator: Eugene Kandel, CEO, Start-up Nation Central
HE. Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications, UAE Government

10:41 - 10:47 Industry Spotlight: Chemicals/Roll-2-Roll
Julie Rodgers Vargas, Director, Global RFID Market Development, Food, Avery Dennison

10:47 - 11:19 Panel: Accelerating Digital Transformation
Moderator: Yariv Lotan, Head of Scale-Up, Star-Up Nation Central
Kosaka Tomomi, Head of Production Engineering, Operative Executive, Honda Motor Co.
Markus Bechmann, Global VP Innovation and New Business Models for the Utilities industry, SAP
Nuttawut Lertpaiboon, Sr. Director of Global Factory Information Systems, Seagate

11:19 - 11:25 Industry Spotlight: Automotive
Juergen Bilo, Managing Director co-pace, Continental

11:25 - 11:30 Announcement: Guidebook of Best Industry 4.0 Applications and Industry 4.0 Global Research Report
Moderator: Wendy Singer, Executive Director, Chairwoman, Start-Up Nation Central
Yariv Lotan, Head of Scale-Up at Start-up Nation Central

11:30 - 11:55 Panel: Accelerating Supply Chain Resilience
Moderator: Lotan Levkovitz, General Partner, Grove Ventures
Robert Schoenleber, Head of Innovation & Technology - A SCM Strategy & Innovation, Continental
Farid Sevilla, Group Director, Global Supply Chain Innovation, Procter & Gamble
Jose Antonio Parra, Vice President Global Digital Transformation and Data & Analytics, Grupo Bimbo

11:55 - 12:01 Industry Spotlight: Logistics
Luca Graf, Head of Digital Innovation, DSV

2nd Broadcast

19:00 - 19:03 Greetings: Opening Remarks - Wendy Singer, Executive Director, Chairwoman, Start-Up Nation Central

19:03 - 19:06 Greetings: Opening Remarks - Prof. Eugene Kandel, CEO at Start-Up Nation Central

19:06 - 19:11 Greetings: Opening Remarks - Dov Moran, Managing Partner, Grove Ventures

19:11 - 19:23 Fireside Chat: Innovating Industry to Meet Challenges of the New Digital Age
Moderator: Lior Handelsman, General Partner at Grove Venture
Emmanuel Lagarrigue, Chief Innovation Officer, Schneider Electric

19:23 - 19:41 Fireside Chat: The UAE Vision and Strategy for AI
Moderator: Eugene Kandel, CEO, Start-up Nation Central
HE. Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications, UAE Government

19:41 - 19:47 Industry Spotlight: Chemicals/Roll-2-Roll
Julie Rodgers Vargas, Director, Global RFID Market Development, Food, Avery Dennison

19:47 - 20:19 Panel: Accelerating Digital Transformation
Moderator: Yariv Lotan, Head of Scale-Up, Star-Up Nation Central
Kosaka Tomomi, Head of Production Engineering, Operative Executive, Honda Motor Co.
Markus Bechmann, Global VP Innovation and New Business Models for the Utilities industry, SAP
Nuttawut Lertpaiboon, Sr. Director of Global Factory Information Systems, Seagate

20:19 - 20:25 Industry Spotlight: Automotive
Juergen Bilo, Managing Director co-pace, Continental

20:25 - 20:30 Announcement: Guidebook of Best Industry 4.0 Applications and Industry 4.0 Global Research Report
Moderator: Wendy Singer, Executive Director, Chairwoman, Start-Up Nation Central
Yariv Lotan, Head of Scale-Up at Start-up Nation Central

20:30 - 20:55 Panel: Accelerating Supply Chain Resilience
Moderator: Lotan Levkovitz, General Partner, Grove Ventures
Robert Schoenleber, Head of Innovation & Technology - A SCM Strategy & Innovation, Continental
Farid Sevilla, Group Director, Global Supply Chain Innovation, Procter & Gamble
Jose Antonio Parra, Vice President Global Digital Transformation and Data & Analytics, Grupo Bimbo

20:55 - 21:01 Industry Spotlight: Logistics
Luca Graf, Head of Digital Innovation, DSV

16:00 - 16:50

Roundtable: 3D Printing: Disrupting Industrial Manufacturing

16:00 - 16:50

Roundtable: Innovation in Logistics

16:00 - 16:50

Roundtable: Digital Twin: bridging the physical and digital world

16:00 - 16:50

Roundtable: 5G Private Clouds for Industry 4.0

14:00 - 14:03

II4.0 Community

14:00 - 14:15

Sector Talk Industry 4.0

1st Broadcast

10:00 - 10:01 Greetings:  Opening Remarks - Wendy Singer, Executive Director, Chairwoman, Start-Up Nation Central

10:01 - 10:13 Fireside Chat: From Bearings to AI
Moderator: Yariv Lotan, Head of Scale-Up at Start-Up Nation Central
Dr. Victoria Van Camp, CTO & President of Innovation and Business Development,  SKF 

10:13 - 10:22 Industry Spotlight: Medical Devices
Neil Ackerman, Head of Advanced Technologies, Global Supply Chain, Middle East and Africa , Johnson & Johnson

10:22 - 10:43 Panel: CVC role in shaping I4.0 Trends
Moderator: Eliran Elimelech, Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships, Startup Nation Central
Bill Pescatello, General Partner, Evolv Ventures
Heriberto Diarte, Founder and Managing Partner of SE Ventures, Schneider-Electric CVC

10:43 - 10:57 Fireside Chat: The Digital Supply Chain Challenges
Moderator: Karin Kattegno, Chief Business Officer at Start-Up Nation Central
Mourad Tamoud, Chief Supply Chain Officer at Schneider Electric

10:57 - 11:01 Industry Spotlight: Insurance
Yinnon Dolev, Head of Sompo Digital Lab Israel, Sompo Holdings

11:01 - 11:12 Successful Use-cases: Schneider Electric and Prisma Photonics
Moderator: Yuval Engelstein, Industry 4.0 Analyst at Startup Nation CentralJean Louis Stasi, Senior Vice President New Products and Innovation chez at Schneider Electric, Eran Inbar, CEO at Prisma Photonics

11:12 - 11:22 Industry Spotlight: Industrial Software
Jim Chappell, Head of AI at Aveva

2nd Broadcast

19:00 - 19:01 Greetings:  Opening Remarks - Wendy Singer, Executive Director, Chairwoman, Start-Up Nation Central

19:01 - 19:13 Fireside Chat: From Bearings to AI
Moderator: Yariv Lotan, Head of Scale-Up at Start-Up Nation Central
Dr. Victoria Van Camp, CTO & President of Innovation and Business Development,  SKF 

19:13 - 19:22 Industry Spotlight: Medical Devices
Neil Ackerman, Head of Advanced Technologies, Global Supply Chain, Middle East and Africa , Johnson & Johnson

19:22 - 19:43 Panel: CVC role in shaping I4.0 Trends
Moderator: Eliran Elimelech, Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships, Startup Nation Central
Bill Pescatello, General Partner, Evolv Ventures
Heriberto Diarte, Founder and Managing Partner of SE Ventures, Schneider-Electric CVC

19:43 - 19:57 Fireside Chat: The Digital Supply Chain Challenges
Moderator: Karin Kattegno, Chief Business Officer at Start-Up Nation Central
Mourad Tamoud, Chief Supply Chain Officer at Schneider Electric

19:57 - 20:01 Industry Spotlight: Insurance
Yinnon Dolev, Head of Sompo Digital Lab Israel, Sompo Holdings

20:01 - 20:12 Successful Use-cases: Schneider Electric and Prisma Photonics
Moderator: Yuval Engelstein, Industry 4.0 Analyst at Startup Nation CentralJean Louis Stasi, Senior Vice President New Products and Innovation chez at Schneider Electric,
Eran Inbar, CEO at Prisma Photonics

20:12 - 20:22 Industry Spotlight: Industrial Software
Jim Chappell, Head of AI at Aveva

21:00 - 21:38

Nearshoring production in LAC creates opportunities for Industry 4.0.

Moderator: Daniela Kandel - Senior Director of Innovation Bridges, Start-Up Nation Central
Prof. Eugene Kandel, CEO, Start-Up Nation
Fabrizio Opertti, Manager, Integration and Trade Sector, IDB
Irene Arias Hofman, CEO, IDB Lab

12:00 - 12:50

i4Valley - Industry 4.0 Opportunities

16:00 - 17:05

Roundtable: From Wired to Wireless Factory Automation

16:00 - 17:05

Roundtable: Cybersecurity Operations

16:00 - 17:05

Roundtable: Innovation Hunting

16:00 - 17:05

Roundtable: Food & Beverage

16:00 - 17:05

Roundtable: Transforming the Water Sector with IoT and Data Analytics

16:00 - 17:05

Roundtable: Scaling Supply Chain Through Partnerships

14:00 - 14:17

Construction Tech

1st Broadcast

10:00 - 10:0 Greetings: Openning Remarks - Wendy Singer, Executive Director, Chairwoman, Start-Up Nation Central

10:01 - 10:12 Fireside Chat: Empowering Energy Management with Industry 4.0
Moderator: Petr Míkovec, Managing Director at Inven Capital 
Pavel Cyrani, Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer at CEZ 

10:12 - 10:16 Industry Spotlight: Semiconductors
Darrell Louder, Sr. Director, Operations and Technology Advanced Analytics, Seagate

10:16 - 10:42 Panel: Energy meets Industry 4.0
Moderator: Omri Green, General Partner, Grove
Mahesh Sudhakaran, Chief Digital Officer, IBM Energy
Giovanni Bechini, Siemens Power Generation Services

10:42 - 10:47 Industry Spotlight: Automation
John Zepecki , VP Engineering at Rockwell Automation

10:47 - 11:06 Panel: Machine Monitoring
Moderator: Tali Segall, VP Innovation at Siemens
Ariel Rosenfeld, CEO, 3D Signal
Gal Shaul, CTO, Augury
Pavel Konecny, CEO at Neuron Soundware

11:06 - 11:11 Country Spotlight: Industry 4.0 in the UAE
Moderator: Tally Zingher, Adv. at Blue Laurel 
Souad Al Hosani, Head of Investor Care, Abu Dhabi Investment Office

11:11 - 11:23 Fireside Chat: A close look into Innovabiliy at Enel
Moderator: Wendy Singer, Executive Director, Chairwoman, Start-Up Nation Central
Ernesto Ciorra, Cheif Innovability Officer, Enel

11:23 - 11:34 Successful Use-cases: CyberX and Inven Capital
Nir Giller, co-Founder and CTO at CyberX
Viktor Miskovsky, Investment Director, Inven Capital

11:34 - 11:45 Industry Spotlight: Oil & Gas
Luck Saraya, Partner at Thai Oil

2nd Broadcast

19:00 - 19:01 Greetings: Openning Remarks - Wendy Singer, Executive Director, Chairwoman, Start-Up Nation Central

19:01 - 19:12 Fireside Chat: Empowering Energy Management with Industry 4.0
Moderator: Petr Míkovec, Managing Director at Inven Capital 
Pavel Cyrani, Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer at CEZ 

19:12 - 19:16 Industry Spotlight: Semiconductors
Darrell Louder, Sr. Director, Operations and Technology Advanced Analytics, Seagate

19:16 - 19:42 Panel: Energy meets Industry 4.0
Moderator: Omri Green, General Partner, Grove
Mahesh Sudhakaran, Chief Digital Officer, IBM Energy
Giovanni Bechini, Siemens Power Generation Services

19:42 - 19:47 Industry Spotlight: Automation
John Zepecki , VP Engineering at Rockwell Automation

19:47 - 20:06 Panel: Machine Monitoring
Moderator: Tali Segall, VP Innovation at Siemens
Ariel Rosenfeld, CEO, 3D Signal
Gal Shaul, CTO, Augury
Pavel Konecny, CEO at Neuron Soundware

20:06 - 20:11 Country Spotlight: Industry 4.0 in the UAE
Moderator: Tally Zingher, Adv. at Blue Laurel 
Souad Al Hosani, Head of Investor Care, Abu Dhabi Investment Office

20:11 - 20:23 Fireside Chat: A close look into Innovabiliy at Enel
Moderator: Yariv Lotan, Head of Scale-Up, Star-Up Nation Central
Ernesto Ciorra, Cheif Innovability Officer, Enel

20:23 - 20:34 Successful Use-cases: CyberX and Inven Capital
Nir Giller, co-Founder and CTO at CyberX
Viktor Miskovsky, Investment Director, Inven Capital

20:34 - 20:45 Industry Spotlight: Oil & Gas
Luck Saraya, Partner at Thai Oil

14:00 - 14:12

Energy Tech

16:00 - 17:05

Roundtable: Digitalization of Process Manufacturing

16:00 - 17:05

Roundtable: MAI - Industry 4.0 applications for Israeli Industry

15:00 - 16:05

A Global View on I4 Acceleration

17:00 - 17:40

Venture Capital Landscape in Michigan