Online registration has now begun for the first international Ligna Conference, to be held at the Robotation Academy (located on the LIGNA showgrounds in Hannover, Germany) on 3 and 4 May 2016. The event is being staged by Deutsche Messe and the German Woodworking Machinery Manufacturers’ Association within VDMA.
The conference fee (€249 plus VAT) covers admission, catering on both days, plus an informal get-together on the evening of 3 May.
The Ligna Conference is supported by Lignum Consulting GmbH, Kupferzell, Germany, and Ostwestfalen Lippe University of Applied Sciences (OWL), Lemgo, Germany.
In its role as a leading independent management consultancy for the international wood and furniture industry, Lignum Consulting has acquired extensive experience, in particular in the area of integrated production.
OWL University of Applied Sciences boasts a strong research orientation and is a prominent member of the Federal Research Ministry’s excellence cluster “Smart Technical Systems OWL (it’s owl)”. The university maintains close links with the local mechanical engineering and production engineering industries.
lignAlongside Lignum Consulting and OWL University of Applied Sciences the following enterprises have pledged their support for the Ligna Conference: Biesse Group (Pesaro, Italy), SCM Group (Rimini, Italy), Homag Group AG (Schopfloch, Germany), IMA Klessmann GmbH (Lübbecke, Germany) and imos AG (Herford, Germany).
The Ligna Conference will consist of keynotes, a variety of interesting papers and a panel discussion on the topic “Integrated production in woodworking – the way towards Industry 4.0.”