Concurrent Session 1A

Industry Revolution (IR) 4.0 : How it Could Impact Your Business

Integrating advanced manufacturing with technology, Industry 4.0 or the Fourth Industrial Revolution is catalysed by developments like the internet of things, big data analytics, interactive systems and artificial intelligence. This session sets the overall Conference tone by defining Industry 4.0 and its impacts, advocating how business should strategise to ensure long-term sustainability and competitiveness, and assessing whether IR 4.0 can enable emerging economies to leapfrog ahead. Bonus: hear first-hand from leading entrepreneurs and role models who are profiting from IR4.0.