The next io // theme day will take place in Heidelberg on Tuesday, 26.09.2023.

Register already now. You can expect top-class speakers who will discuss challenges, solutions, strategies and technologies on their success in the future.

We look forward to welcoming you to our full-day event in September at the ATLANTIC Hotel Heidelberg.

Event language is German.

Your lecturers

At the io // theme day, you can expect topics from logistics, the SAP/IT world, the production and pharmaceutical environment, and architecture. Speakers from from various industries will explain specific requirements and their corresponding solution approaches. We are looking forward to the following companies:

Title Preview io // Theme Day 2023:

A. Nattermann & Cie. GmbH

"Site Masterplan Cologne: How a pharmaceutical company is making the site strategically fit for the future by 2026."

Speaker: Oliver Pütz, Head of Project Site Master Plan

ADM Wild Europe GmbH & Co. KG

"Global transformation to accelerate innovation and growth: how ADM WILD mastered the transition from SAP ECC to S/4HANA in turbulent times."

Speaker: Guido Reichow, Director Supply Chain Management

Aliaxis Deutschland GmbH

"Production without inventories: How a new manufacturing and intralogistics concept creates the competitive edge."

Speaker: Stefan Ostertag, Director of Transformation & PMO

BMW AG - Factory Landshut

Target image logistics 2030@M component production:
How the BMW Group is aligning its factory in Landshut with logistics and structure for e-mobility.

Speaker: Franz Heigl, Head of Structure Integration and Logistics Planning


CERATIZIT Business Services GmbH

"Nationwide next-day delivery from the Allgäu region for orders placed by 7:00 p.m.: How Ceratizit's new logistics center enables growth with the highest level of service."

Speaker: Simon Jost, Director of Supply Chain Management / Managing Director

ENGEL Austria GmbH

Confronting planning dilemmas
"Planning dilemmas in factory planning: how Engel meets typical challenges in factory planning."

Speaker: Florian Rudlstorfer, Head of Global Industrial Engineering

ERBE Elektromedizin GmbH

"Forecast - Invest - Profit: Why ERBE ELEKTROMEDIZIN is building a new factory in Germany."

Speaker: Christian Erbe, Managing Director

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG

"Global unification of the IT landscape: How Heidelberger Druckmaschinen is implementing a worldwide SAP EWM rollout."

Speaker: Johann Schambeck, Manager of IT for Warehouses

Innio Jenbacher GmbH & Co. OG

"Turnaround in service: How INNIO Jenbacher Optimizes its Global Spare Parts Logistics."

Speaker: Robert Kluckner, Head of Spare Parts

Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)

"Industry 4.0, AI and all the rest: what we were promised and what we got."

Speaker: Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Kai Furmans, Institute for Materials Handling and Logistics Systems

kloeckner.i GmbH

"Digitalization in transport logistics: how Klöckner & Co. plans and tracks transports in SAP."

Speaker: Beate Schlegel, Product Manager ERP Logistics

Klosterfrau Berlin GmbH

"And then came the Black Swan: How the management of the pharmaceutical manufacturing company Klosterfrau reacted to the Corona pandemic."

Speaker: Christoph Klaus, Managing Director

König + Neurath AG

"EWM implementation in the variant furniture industry: how König + Neurath manages components for 7,000 pieces of furnitureproduced daily."

Speaker: Michael Hoppe, IT Manager

Merck Healthcare KGaA

"Introducing a HR Toolbox for SME's: How Merck is addressing the skills shortage in an innovative way."

Speaker: Dr. Markus Weigandt, Head Pharmaceutical Technologies

Pilatus Flugzeugwerke AG

"Aircraft Made in Switzerland: How Pilatus Flugzeugwerke AG optimally connects the PLM and ERP worlds with the help of SAP PEO."

Speaker: Thilo Gros, Application Manager ERP Solutions


"Orchestrating Production and Logistics: How SAP is Paving the Way to the Smart Factory."

Speaker: Florian Kuchta, Head of Product Management Extended Warehouse Management 

Schunk Sintermetalltechnik GmbH

"Transformation and leadership in production: how a traditional factory is taking big steps in quality and culture."

Speaker: Philipp Menz, Site Manager Thale

Participation fee

119,00 € plus VAT   

incl. conference folder, coffee breaks and lunch


ATLANTIC Hotel Heidelberg
69115 Heidelberg
Europaplatz 1


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