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Fraunhofer IML invites to WMS Industry Meeting 2019


This year again, the »Team warehouse logistics« cordially invites all members of the »warehouse logistics«-community to the participants' meeting at the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML.

Under this year's motto »warehouse logistics« - Intelligently networked the 10th of October 2019 will give you the opportunity to discuss trends and developments around the topic »Warehouse Management Systems« as well as expanding your network within the industry.

»Artificial Intelligence« and »Man-Machine Interface" are the key topics of this year's industry meeting. Various specialist lectures, discussion rounds and short innovation pitches on current research topics of the Fraunhofer Institute will guide the participants through an exciting day. In addition to a variety of lectures, the program will be characterized by a great diversity of interaction possibilities.

The »World Café« functions as a forum for professional exchange. There the participants will have the chance to exchange experiences and expert opinions in small groups and discuss topics such as »Warehouse IT within Silicon Economy« and »Real Trend or just a Marketing Hype?- Your View on New Technologies«. In this context, we would also like to use the experience of the participants to build up a collaborative roadmap for research on artificial intelligence in the WMS Market.

A new addition to the program is a House of Commons debate on the topic »Artificial Intelligence«. Inspired by the British House of Commons, the new format presents various theses as the basis for a discussion round. Participants will then have the option of positioning themselves regarding their point of view and contributing their own experiences to the discussion. In this way, the participants gain new insights and impulses to develop ideas for their everyday business.

At the innovation market place, scientists from the Fraunhofer Institute will present their latest developments and demonstrate how »Artificial Intelligence« and »Machine Learning« can be applied in the WMS Market. Take the opportunity to join the direct discussion with the scientists and thereby expand your technical knowledge.

The event will take place on Thursday, October 10th, 2019 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML in Dortmund.

Members of the »WMS Database« can register free of charge for the participants’ meeting. Registration is possible via letter, fax or e-mail to Furthermore, there is an option to download a registration form via CMS.

If you would like to participate but are not yet a member of the »WMS Database«, please click here and request a non-binding offer for the participation.

Contact persons and registration:

Björn Krämer & Kira Schmeltzpfenning

Phone: +49 (0) 231/9743-214

Fax: +49 (0) 231/9743-162

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