MES Portugal 2016 | The role of information systems in Industry 4.0 (Abril 12th – 14:00 – TecMaia, Porto)

Prodsmart will be present at the MES Portugal 2016 event, organized by Critical Manufacturing. An event in which the following questions will be addressed:

  • What is Industry 4.0?
  • What is the role of information systems in Industry 4.0?
  • What is the national industry currently doing to ready itself for this new technological cycle?
  • What financial mechanism are out there for this kind of activities?


This edition of MES Portugal will be dedicated to the relevance of information systems, particularly the management and production systems, in the context of Industry 4.0.

14H00 Welcoming guests and participants

14H20 José Carlos Caldeira | ANI

Financial solutions for the industrial technological innovation.

14H45 Francisco Almada Lobo | Critical Manufacturing

The impact of Industry 4.0 in production management solutions

15H10 Filip Banica | IKEA Industry

Prerequisites to select a corporative MES solution

15H35 Jorge Silva | HUF Portuguesa

The impact of Industry 4.0 on car industry

16H00 Coffee break

16H25 Rui Valente | COLEP

What is the reason behind investing in a MES system?

16H50 António Mira Fonseca | INDASA

A case of success in MES implementation

17H20 Discussion moderated by Américo Azevedo (FEUP)

18H00 Closure

We count with your presence!

Check the full event program here.