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Karen Quatromoni
Industrial Internet Consortium
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Dr. Jonas Gobert
Plattform Industrie 4.0
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Lynn Hong
A*STAR
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IIoT World Tour to Stop in Singapore on September 15, 2017, Hosted by The Industrial Internet Consortium and Plattform Industrie 4.0

SINGAPORE – July 31, 2017Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC™) and Plattform Industrie 4.0 have announced a stop in Singapore on their IIoT World Tour, which brings together industry leaders from both organizations and local organizations to accelerate the digitalization of industrial production. The two organizations have partnered with the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), to co-host an event in Singapore, held in conjunction with A*STAR’s Future of Manufacturing Singapore, a series of events related to advanced manufacturing. The Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce will serve as a further local partner for the event.

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies will dramatically improve productivity and efficiencies throughout the entire manufacturing supply chain, with processes governing intelligent machines to improve production and even take corrective action to avoid unscheduled downtime. A thriving manufacturing sector helps strengthen the global economy.

The event will feature keynote presentations from representatives of the Industrial Internet Consortium, Plattform Industrie 4.0, A*STAR and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, an executive panel of IIoT leaders, followed by sessions of industry experts discussing how companies can collaborate to accelerate the development, adoption, and wide-spread use of interconnected machines and devices.

WHEN: Friday, 15 September 2017 - 8:30-16:00
WHERE: Singapore - Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, 392 Havelock Road
WHO: Open to the public
HOSTS: Industrial Internet Consortium, Plattform Industrie 4.0, A*STAR, held in conjunction with A*STAR’s Future of Manufacturing Singapore
MARKETING PARTNER:
Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce
COST: Complimentary, pre-registration required

About A*STAR
The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) is Singapore's lead public sector agency that spearheads economic oriented research to advance scientific discovery and develop innovative technology. Through open innovation, A*STAR collaborates with partners in both the public and private sectors to benefit society. As a Science and Technology Organization, A*STAR bridges the gap between academia and industry. A*STAR’s research creates economic growth and jobs for Singapore, and enhances lives by contributing to societal benefits such as improving outcomes in healthcare, urban living, and sustainability. A*STAR plays a key role in nurturing and developing a diversity of talent and leaders in Agency and Research Institutes, the wider research community and industry. A*STAR oversees 18 biomedical sciences and physical sciences and engineering research entities primarily located in Biopolis and Fusionopolis. For more information on A*STAR, please visit www.a-star.edu.sg.

About the Plattform Industrie 4.0
Plattform Industrie 4.0 is the central network to advance digital transformation towards Industry 4.0 in Germany. In close cooperation with politics, industry, science, associations and trade unions, it develops and coordinates information and networking services in order to make Industrie 4.0 solutions better known among companies and to deploy them on site. As one of the largest international and national networks, it supports German companies – particularly medium-sized companies – in implementing Industrie 4.0. It provides companies with decisive impulses through examples of company practices from across Germany as well as concrete recommendations for action and test environments. The platform’s numerous international co-operations underscore its leading role in international discussions on Industrie 4.0. For further information, visit www.plattform-i40.de.

About the Industrial Internet Consortium
The Industrial Internet Consortium is the world’s leading membership program transforming business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The IIC delivers a trustworthy IIoT in which the world’s systems and devices are securely connected and controlled to deliver transformational outcomes. The Industrial Internet Consortium is a program of the Object Management Group (OMG). For more information visit www.iiconsortium.org.

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