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Finding innovative solutions to achieve the UN SDGs: The role of 4IR technologies



Wednesday, 25 April 2018


9.00 – 12.30


Forum 1, Global Business & Markets Forum, Hall 27,
Hannover Messe, Hannover, Germany


09:30Opening Remarks
09:35 Panel Discussion : Finding innovative solutions to achieve the SDGs: Role of 4IR technologies
Moderator: Matthew Minor, Director, International Programs, MIT Solve
Tony Hemmelgarn, President and CEO, Siemens PLM Software
Prof. Tan Sze Wee, Executive Director, Science & Engineering Research Council (SERC), A*Star, Singapore
Mohamed Ba, Head of Innovation, International Telecommunication Union
Dr. Dominik Rohrmus, Managing Director, Labs Network Industrie 4.0 (LNI4.0)
10:15 MBR Initiative for Global Prosperity Video
TEDx Session 
10:20 Innovators and Makers for Global Prosperity
Alex Amouyel, Executive Director, MIT Solve
10:35 Elevator Pitch with the Global Cleantech Innovation Programme
Duygu Yilmaz, Chairman, Biolive, Turkey
10:45 Elevator Pitch with the Global Cleantech Innovation Programme
Fatima-Azzahra Bendahmane, CEO, ECOACTIVA, Morocco
10:55 Artificial Intelligence: New Trends in AI Disrupting the Industrial Landscape
Sky Matthews, Chief Technology Officer, Internet of Things, IBM
TEDx Session
11:10 4IR: How to enable an inclusive and sustainable 4IR?
Ms. Adot Killmeyer-Oleche, Team Leader, Capacity Development Programmes, Department of Policy Research and Statistics, United Nations Development Organisation (UNIDO)
11:25 Elevator Pitch with the Global Cleantech Innovation Programme
Nabeel Siddiqui, CEO, ModulusTech, Pakistan
11:35 3D Printing: Mitigating cybersecurity risks in an increasingly digitized world
Dr. Alejandro Ojeda, Co-Founder & CEO, Urban Alps
11:50 Closing remarks
11:55 – 12:30Questions and networking

Expected outcomes

The event will provide an opportunity to flag critical global actions to strengthen the social, economic and environmental benefits of manufacturing and industrialization, as well as to identify and promote effective and promising multi-stakeholder initiatives in the context of 4IR, including:

    • Promoting global manufacturing strategy through charting an agreed global trajectory for the advanced manufacturing of the future within the context of the UN Agenda 2030;
    • Promoting the MBR Initiative for Global Prosperity;
    • Exchanging innovative manufacturing concepts and latest cutting solutions;
    • Facilitating a productive knowledge exchange;
    • Identifying fundamental challenges in the manufacturing sector;
    • Providing vision for the future that supports and benefits the private and public sectors, and civil society;
    • Providing expertise, perspectives and recommendations from the German national advanced manufacturing context, to inform the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit 2019

For more information, please contact:

Olga Mamizheva, Event Manager
WEB : www.gmisummit.com
EMAIL : olga@gmisummit.com
MOBILE : +971552060044


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