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Digital Transformation of the Engineering Industries in the Baltic Sea region

Conference in the framework of  “Tech Industry 2018
10.30-14.00, November 30, Ķīpsala International Exhibition Centre, Ķīpasalas iela 8


10:00 Registration and Coffee
10:30 Opening
Vilnis Rantiņš, Chairman of the Council, Association of Mechanical Engineering and Metalworking Industries of Latvia (MASOC)
Kristaps Soms, Director of Entrepreneurship Competitiveness Department, Ministry of Economics of the Republic of Latvia
Armands Krūze, Director, City Development Department, Riga City Council
Dr. Māra Jākobsone, Vice-President, Latvian Information and Communication Technology Association (LIKTA)

10:45 Session 1: Engineering Industry and Digitisation – Current Status and Trends in the Baltic Sea Region

Mobile Technologies – Future of the Engineering Industry in the Baltic Sea Region

Ingmārs Pūķis, Vice President, Member of the Management Board, Latvian Mobile Telephone (LMT), Latvia

Industry Trends and Challenges in Latvia
Toms Grīnfelds, Chairman of the Board, MASOC – the Association of Mechanical Engineering and Metalworking Industries of Latvia

The Digitalisation Challenges in Lithuanian Engineering Industry
Darius Lasionis, Director of Engineering Industries Association of Lithuania LINPRA

Overview About Trends and Market Situation in Estonia
Triin Ploompuu, Manager, Federation of Estonian Engineering Industry

Fostering Industry Digitalization in Finland
Essi Huttu, Vice President, Co-creation, DIMECC Ltd, Finland

Сonceptual Framework and Toolbox for Digital Transformation of Industry of the Eurasian Economic Union
Dmitry Krupsky, Head of Department of Innovation Activity Economy, Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Belarus;
Anna Pobol, Director for Cooperation with EU and EaP, S&T Association "Infopark"; Assoc. Professor at Belarusian State University

12:15 Coffee Break

12:45 Session 2: Technology Trends

Predictive Asset Maintenance in Practice
Linas Sneideris, Associate Partner, Advisory Services, Ernst & Young Baltic UAB, Lithuania

Computer Vision and Machine Learning Principles in Modern Food Production Lines
Roberts Dlohi, Board Member, Peruza SIA, Latvia

Trends and Insights on how to Optimize Manufacturing Processes
Johan Holmsten, Business Development Manager of Monitor ERP System AB, Sweden

Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Intelligent Manufacturing Process Management
Agnis Jakobuvičs, Chairman of the Board, Apply SIA, Latvia

14.00 Closing and Networking

During the conference photos and videos might be taken for dissemination purposes.