IoT & Industry 4.0 Breakfast session

Avoid downtime & optimize your operations using IoT

Manufacturing companies are increasingly getting the message that they need to evolve towards a 'Smart Factory'. To be cost efficient and competitive, business processes need to be optimized and digitized as much as possible. Reducing downtime also plays a crucial role in this. During this breakfast session, we would like to show you what role can play in this.


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09u00 How to set up a pragmatic business case to reduce product errors?
Here, Ives zooms in on the optimal way to make connections between process and product errors. After which the budget & loss is mapped and then invested to reduce product errors.

By Ives De Saeger Transition Architect Digitization/Industry 4.0 at Factory Of The Customer
10u15 Short break
10u30 Hot topics like:

  • IoT in its broad form: "What is IoT, Industry 4.0 & Service IoT?
  • as a total partner in an Industry 4.0 solution
  • Explanation IoT Portfolio
  • Inspiring customer cases from your sector

By Nicolas Mertens IoT Cloud Solution Architect at

11u30 Q&A round

Our expert

Ives De Saeger
Transition Architect Digitization/Industry 4.0 at Factory Of The Customer

Ives De Saeger, is the creator and CEO of Arkite until 2018 (proclaimed I4.0 company by Voka Limburg) and today, through training or coaching, helps companies to make the transition and digitization to industry 4.0. He is also chairman of the association for surface treatment (VOM) as author of 2 books at Lannoo Campus.

Nicolas Mertens
IoT Cloud Solution Architect

As Solution Architect IoT, Nicolas is ideally placed to translate the functional wishes of a client into the appropriate technical solution. From this role, he has further specialised in Industrial IoT where Remote Monitoring & Predictive Maintenance are central.


This event is especially interesting for:
  • Companies that want to evolve from a Product to a Service Company
  • Industrial companies that want to reduce downtime and optimize production processes
  • Production and manufacturing companies that want to make their product smart

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