International Conference


November 22nd, 2017, Tallinn, Estonia

On 2015 Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications (ITL) together with the German Embassy in Tallinn, Estonian Electronics Industries Association and Enterprise Estonia organised a conference to discuss opportunities within Industry 4.0 framework, to bring together Estonian, Nordic and German ICT and manufacturing companies and to lay groundwork for efficient value chains in the future. In 2016 and 2017 we take this further aiming to be even more practical and hands-on.


  • Raising awareness about Industry 4.0 and creating higher industrial efficiency
  • Further enhance the vision of collaboration possibilities and benefits within Industry 4.0 framework
  • Presenting practical case studies from ICT and manufacturing


Target group

  • Executives of Estonian, Nordic and German manufacturing companies
  • Executives of Estonian, Nordic and German ICT companies
  • Governmental decision makers, business opinion leaders and academics


General info

The conference is invitational only. For invited guests the participation is free of charge. Invited guests receive the special invitation code in the invitation letter. For other interested parties the participation cost will be announced in the near future.


Conference takes place in SpaceX Event Centre, Keevise 6, Tallinn 11415. It is located in Ülemiste City, the innovation centre of Estonia. In Ülemiste City over hundred years old industrial buildings are inhabited with future looking innovative companies and organisations.
The centre is easily accessible from whatever spot in Tallinn and is in the immediate vicinity of the airport.  There are public paid parking lots around SpaceX available (parking areas EP85, EP90, EP35).
Public transportation:
Bus 7, 15, 45, 65 – stop „Dvigatel“
Tram 2 – stop „Majaka põik“
Tram 4 – stop „Ülemiste jaam“


We recommend Radisson Blu Hotel Olümpia Tallinn: :


General inquiries: Margot Ots,
Content contact: Doris Põld,
Administrative, partners and expo contact: Endrik Randoja,

Organisers & Partners

Mobile app

Industry 4.0 interactivity will be super-charged through a workshop solution called Worksup.

Downloading the app

Worksup is a light-weight application what provides the functionality to view agenda and ask anonymous questions from organizers and speakers. In order to smoothly get things going at the event, we kindly ask you to install the app beforehand. According to the operating system of your phone, choose the following.

Worksup in App Store iOs: install the app through the App Store – LINK
Android: install the app through Google Play – LINK

Summary 2016


Summary 2015

You are welcomed to use the images for your purposes. In case of publishing them in mass media, please refer to the photographer Joanna Jõhvikas.


Alar Jõeste Estonian X-Road architecture – how to use it in the industry?
Prof. Dr. André Ludwig Logistics providers integrating the networked industry 4.0
Daniel AJ. Huber Industrie 4.0 – possible usage cases in the process industry
Fabian Quint Best practises in utilizing Industry 4.0 principles
Jaan Puusaag ICT-related challenges in Estonian industry based on a Wolf Group experience
Janne Peisa 5G and industrial internet
Lauri Ilison How to use big data in Industry 4.0 implementation
Matthew Johnson Industrial Internet Security – IoT and M2M
Petri Kuosmanen How to prepare the people to support Industry 4.0 implementation?
Dr.-Ing. Rainer Kallenbach The Internet of Things: Connected Smart Products – Connected Manufacturing
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Reiner Anderl What is Industrie 4.0 and how will it create the new growth?