Molecules meet Digits

Geleen | Brightlands Chemelot Campus • 16 May 2017

Deloitte, VNCI, ISPT, TNO and Brightlands Chemelot Campus proudly present: Molecules meet Digits, a new event where the chemical industry meets the digital world. From 12.00 untill 18.30 Molecules meet Digits will bring people together around the theme “Smart Chemical Industry operations” to overwhelm them with the greatest opportunities digitalization has to offer in the chemical operations.

As many global industries and sectors embrace digitization, digital transformation is becoming a smart business objective beyond improving the core of the business through operational and financial improvements. The chemical industry can benefit from such digital transformation, which can act as a catalyst to unlock enterprise-wide business innovation.
In a world where changes in digitalization move with the speed of light the need for collaboration on digitization within the chemical industry is undoubtedly high. Deloitte, VNCI, TNO, ISPT and Brightlands Chemelot Campus would like to facilitate the chemical industry by providing a platform to meet and discuss the impact of digital on chemical companies.
The event will specifically focus on Digital at the Core: on the impact that digital has on the operations (and other core processes) of chemical companies including maintenance and supply chain.

Digital at the Core

The event
The event revolves around the central theme Digital at the Core. During the day we will explore the possibilities digital technologies have to offer to enhance your operations in the Chemicals Industry.

Keynote speakers and breakout sessions

The event will be kicked-off with a networking lunch at noon. During the day two keynote speakers will give a plenary address:

  • Peter Westerheide (Global Chief Economist at BASF) on Chemicals 4.0 - Innovation in a radically changing world
  • Marco Waas (Director RD&I and Technology at AkzoNobel) on the journey AkzoNobel has undertaken towards fully integrated digital operations

After the keynote addresses we will deep dive into three different subjects in breakout sessions:

  • Maintenance
  • Operations
  • Sensoring
The event will conclude with an expert panel discussion on the main challenges and disruptions that the Chemicals Industry will face in the near future.

Technology Exhibition

During the entire day, technology vendors will also showcase their products in a tech exhibition, showing you the world of applications like predictive analytics, maintenance drones and VR.

To register for Molecules meet Digits please use the following link

More information and registration

Location Geleen - Brightlands Materials Center / TNO

Urmonderbaan 22 (Gate 2)
NL-6167 RD Geleen
Building Brighthouse of Brightlands Chemelot Campus
Brightlands Materials Center website


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