ISMB partecipates in the Future Aluminium Forum Conference

4 May2018

Claudio Pastrone, head of the Pervasive Technologies Research Area, will attend the Future Aluminium Forum Conference that will be held on May 8th and 9th in Milan. The Future Aluminium Forum will examine how Industry 4.0 and ‘smart manufacturing’ will revolutionise aluminium manufacturing and processing and analyse the main associated benefits.

Speakers from academia, across the aluminium value chain and the technology providers will explain key concepts behind the digitalisation of aluminium manufacturing as well as covering the importance of digitalization, cyber security, the role of human beings in the factory of the future, autonomous equipment and the all-important process safety and control.

Claudio Pastrone will participate in "The Innovation Hub: European Aluminium Panel Session" that will analyse with key speakers respectively from the aluminium industry, the technology supplier industry and the research community how digitalisation can boost innovation and sustainability in the aluminium sector, especially through collaborative public-private funded projects and cross-sectoral approach. There will the opportunity to introduce also the perspective of EU MONSOON project, coordinated by the Institute.

MONSOON - MOdel-based coNtrol framework for Site-wide OptimizatiON of data-intensive processes is a EU funded project - with strong involvement of industrial players - that aims to exploit IoT, Big Data solutions and predictive controls to improve efficiency and sustainability of production processes.