Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific (ITAP) 2019 â€“ A Hannover Messe event, returns for a second edition from October 22-24 at Singapore EXPO & MAX Atria, with curated learning platforms to inspire attendeesâ€™ learning journey with a stepped approach to I4.0 implementation.
Attendees begin their journey through the Gateway to 4.0, which contrasts old-technology exhibits against the new to showcase the transformation and the outcomes of practical applications. With an understanding of I4.0 and its global implications and applications, attendees then deepen their experience at displays by Nanyang Polytechnic and Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre before heading to a discussion area.
Beyond the Gateway are various curated learning platforms on the show floor. They include over 50 Sandbox sessions provide practical learnings based on industry specific challenges, a Dynamic Learning Lab with live demonstrations to highlight the capabilities and applications of autonomous solutions in Intralogistics, and a Research and Technology Zone to activate business collaborations through open innovations with technology providers and seekers.
Organisers Deutsche Messe and SingEx Exhibitions have also planned over 100 guided tours with eight tracks covering 12 industries â€“ Aerospace, Automotive, Food & Beverage, Infrastructure & Facilities/Urban Solutions, Logistics & Supply Chain, Oil & Gas/Energy, Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology, and Semiconductor/Electronics & Electrical.
ITAP participants can also look forward to island-wide technical tours to leading R&D centres such as ABB Customer Innovation Center, Advanced Remanufacturing & Technology Centre, Centre of Excellence for Testing, EOS Additive Manufacturing Centre, Flexspeed iSmart, and Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence.
Lim Kok Kiang, assistant managing director, Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), said: â€œAsia holds tremendous growth potential, and Singapore is fortunate to be strategically located at the heart of the region. This allows companies based in Singapore to capture new opportunities to grow. The advent of I4.0 will enable companies to capture such growth prospects in a faster, more efficient way.
“Through Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific, we hope to facilitate the exchange of ideas and information between manufacturers, suppliers and solution providers, to help them form the right partnerships to drive their company transformation forward.”