SINGAPORE, Oct. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire=KYODO JBN/ --
- Over 18,000 attendees are expected to join the three-day event physically and
Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC (ITAP), an event of Constellar with
international partner Deutsche Messe, returns for its 5th edition this year
from 18 – 20 October at Singapore EXPO. Expected attendees include delegates
from the World Economic Forum and key representation from Europe, the US and
Asia driving collaboration between Industry 4.0 leaders and manufacturers in
With the theme 'Industry 4.0 for Business Sustainability', ITAP 2022 will dive
into three key dimensions: Digitalisation to accelerate productivity and
quality control with lower costs; Talent and Workforce Development initiatives
to equip personnel with the right skillsets for transformation; and
Environmental Sustainability measures to help businesses reduce their carbon
footprint and CO2 emissions.
"Advanced manufacturing technologies and innovations have played an essential
role in helping many organisations overcome global supply chain disruptions and
remodel their businesses in a post-pandemic landscape," said James Boey, Senior
Vice President of Markets (B2B) at Constellar. "As the leading trade event for
Industry 4.0 in the region, ITAP 2022 will continue to empower manufacturing
and related industries to leverage on Industry 4.0 for sustainable business
development locally, regionally and globally."
Event Highlights: Opening Ceremony
Deputy Prime Minister Mr Heng Swee Keat will deliver his opening remarks as the
Guest-of-Honour at the ITAP 2022 opening ceremony. He will be launching the
event alongside German Ambassador to Singapore, His Excellency Mr Norbert
Riedel; and Mr Arno Reich, Senior Vice President of ITAP's international
partner Deutsche Messe.
Mr Vishal Agarwal, Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company, will set the pace for
the three-day event with an industry leadership update on the global
manufacturing landscape. Keynote speaker Ms Neo Gim Huay, Managing Director of
the Centre for Nature and Climate at the World Economic Forum, will address how
manufacturers can tap on cross-sectoral collaboration to transform value chains
and achieve net zero.
Both Ms Neo and Mr Agarwal will join the fireside chat moderated by Global &
Digital Futurist Charlie Ang to discuss emerging trends in the region and key
developments that will shape the sector in the next decade.
Event Highlights: Immersive Experiences at the Physical Exhibition
More than 200 exhibitors from over 20 countries will present the newest
innovations in industrial automation, intralogistics, digital factories and
additive manufacturing on the exhibition showfloor at Singapore EXPO's Hall 2
Visitors can look forward to more than 15 new innovations and product launches
on the ITAP 2022 Live Stage at Singapore EXPO Hall 3 alongside presentations on
market and sector-focused segments. The "International Connect Lounge" at Hall
2 will host key business matching sessions to build synergies and forge
partnerships between delegates, exhibitors and trade visitors at the event.
ITAP has also doubled the number of experience zones to four:
- The Gateway to Sustainable Transformation, powered by TÜV SÜD, is a curated
presentation of the key themes driving the industrial transformation journey,
namely industry 4.0, sustainability, and Artificial Intelligence. Through its
global presence, deep technical knowledge and Training, Assessment,
Certification and Advisory services, TÜV SÜD enables organizations to scale
technologies in their digitalisation and sustainability transformation.
- The Industrial Transformation Experience Zone, powered by Singapore
Polytechnic (SP), features nine curated sections, each showcasing the latest
technologies and solutions for enabling i4.0. To drive i4.0 transformation for
business sustainability, SP offers a suite of training and solutioning
capabilities from environmental sustainability to digitalisation and talent
- The Digital Twin Experience Centre, powered by Beca in collaboration with
Constellar, provides trade visitors with an immersive experience through four
bespoke manufacturing use cases to demystify the concept of Digital Twin.
Visitors will gain an understanding of how Digital Twin has been helping
organisations reimagine their approach to accelerating productivity gain and
attaining sustainability goals.
- The Additive Manufacturing Experience Showcase, powered by the National
Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC), will bring visitors through
a one-stop experience on the entire Additive Manufacturing value chain,
featuring innovative products with topology optimised designs, enabled by an
integrated digital workflow with sustainably sourced and recycled materials.
Event Highlights: Connect with Leading Experts across 5 Conferences
Trade visitors will be able to participate in five conferences offering over
120 sessions by more than 150 speakers across the three days.
- This year's Industrial Transformation Forum (ITF) on 18th October 2022 will
feature global industry leaders sharing their insights on upcoming trends to
help businesses shape their digital transformation journey towards successful
implementation and the development of resilience strategies against future
Speakers at the ITF include:
- Ng Tian Chong, Managing Director, Greater Asia at HP, who will deliver
the keynote for I4.0 leaders to raise the bar on digital transformation
strategies to remain relevant in rapidly evolving markets;
- Richard Koh, Chief Technology Officer & Customer Success Lead, Microsoft
Singapore, who will share how the industrial metaverse has played a key role in
expediting business processes and collaboration while reducing costs; and
- Francisco Betti, Head of Advanced Manufacturing and Production, World
Economic Forum, who will join a panel discussing the mega forces and
environmental benefits driving the future of sustainable manufacturing.
- The Future of Manufacturing CXO Summit (FoM) on 19th October 2022,
co-organised with the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), is
designed to support industry-wide efforts in encouraging greater receptivity
and adoption of I4.0, addressing challenges such as manufacturing efficiency,
alternative energy solution, and circular economy.
- The NAMIC Global Additive Manufacturing Summit (GAMS) is a two-day in-person
event from 19th – 20th October 2022 that will dive deep into contemporary
topics and bring together global additive manufacturing thought leaders and
application experts applying 3D printing to improve the world.
- The LogiSYM Platinum series on 19th October 2022 is a unique, industry first
invite-only roundtable for senior supply chain professionals to discuss how
organisations can navigate global conditions and optimise their operations and
- The Standards Forum on 20th October 2022 is organised by the Singapore
Standards Council and Enterprise Singapore, bringing together experts to share
how the global standards community is supporting sustainability practices that
will drive measurable results across the value chain through I4.0 solutions and
- Fact Sheet (https://ter.li/q1ie8j)
- Programme Guide (https://ter.li/p801q9)
- Speaker Highlights (https://ter.li/71n9oy)
- Key Exhibitor Quotes (https://ter.li/h5kar3)