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2nd Annual Manufacturing 4.0 Sub-Saharan Africa Virtual Confex

After the success of the 1st Edition of the Manufacturing 4.0 Sub - Saharan Africa. We aim to continue to expand the industry 4.0 theme and address factory modernization, Smart Supply Chain and the application of emerging technologies like Cloud, IIOT, 5G, Digital Twins, AI and Automation.

The 2nd Annual Manufacturing 4.0 Sub- Saharan Africa will bring together over 200+ Senior leaders from across key manufacturing industries representing countries like South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Kenya.


17th September 2021

  • 10:00 am– 10:30 am Opening Remarks & Analyst keynote
    Trends and technologies shaping the Sub Saharan Africa Manufacturing & Industrial Landscape

  • 10:35 am – 11:10 am Panel Discussion
    Top Business and IT Leaders share their stories on factory Transformation.
    • How do you see the factories changing over the next five to ten years?
    • What does it mean for companies to be digitally ready to apply Industry 4.0 concepts in their organization?
    • How are digitally ready companies are rebuilding their digital technologies, organizational structure, and their data management processes to support faster and more effective decisions?
    • Can you share your views and your approach to evaluating, measuring, and demonstrating the value of technology investments?
    • How do you build a strategy that ensures end-to-end visibility, and the strength to manage operations when faced with unprecedented times?
    • How do you then put digital at the core of your business, and build the structure, systems, and talent to gain competitive edge through technology and connectivity?
    • How do you ensure your most precious assets in the digital world are aligned: people and data?
    • How to manage implementation of digital strategies from the outset in Information Technology /Operational Technology?
    • How are companies are deploying IoT in their organization, how they are using the data to improve operations, and how they are also using the entire digital foundation to develop better performance and outcomes?
    • Can you share your experience on the most successful digital initiative you have driven in your current role and what technologies were applied and how it benefitted your organization?

  • 11:15 am – 11:35 am Case Study
    In this session we will learn about what does it take to be a smart factory, how to apply industry 4.0 and IIOT concepts through some of the real-life implementations?

  • 11: 40 am– 12:00 pm Keynote Presentation
    Going beyond – the way towards Digital Future by achieving end to end seamless manufacturing execution.

  • 12:05 pm – 12: 25 pm Keynote Presentation
    Evolution of the factory - Assessment & Scalability, what manufacturing Leaders needs to know?

  • 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Closing Discussion
    Shaping the Future of the factory operations
    We discuss in this session the challenges, common lessons learned and the opportunities in technology, culture, and reimagine the future of factory.


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Who Should Attend

Job Title

Chief/General Manager / Head/ EVP / VP / Directors / Managers:

  • Manufacturing
  • Strategy
  • Plant Operations
  • Factory Operations
  • Product Innovation
  • Production
  • Projects
  • Automation
  • Process
  • Quality Control
  • Information Technology
  • Digital Transformation
  • Process Control
  • Network Operations


  • Fast Moving Consumer Goods
  • Food & Beverage
  • Cement and building materials
  • Agri processing
  • Chemicals and fertilizers
  • Automotive
  • ICT, and electronics
  • Electrical Components & Lights
  • Metals & Engineering
  • Textiles, clothing and footwear
  • Tobacco

Benefits for Delegates

Right Content

Right content is delivered to you through industry and topic focused sessions.

Private One to one meeting

Private One to one meeting with speakers, sponsors and exhibitors to discuss your needs and challenges.

Interactive Panel Sessions

Interactive Panel Sessions to keep you engaged in discussions with your industry peers and experts.

Impactful Networking

Impactful Networking to build your peer network and new connections in the attendee lounge.

Insightful Keynotes

Insightful keynotes to give you the latest developments specific to your organization and industry needs.

Access On-Demand

Access On-Demand presentations and the keynote presentations after the event, re-visit and learn.


Achieve measurable results.


Receive an e-certificate of attendance post the event.

Why Attend


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Immerse yourself in learning from the comfort of your office or home.


Grow your network by connecting with other industry executives.


Connect with innovators by having one to one private meeting to solve your most pressing concerns.


Access On Demand post event presentations, panels and keynotes to refresh and gain value from the events.


Gain knowledge and recognition in the industry and amongst your peers.