Industrial Pioneers Summit gearing up for second season

Following its successful debut this year, the Industrial Pioneers Summit will be entering its second season HANNOVER MESSE in April of 2020. Some 500 participants from around the world are expected to attend the event on 22 April 2020 being staged under the tagline “Industrial Transformation”. Toby Walsh, international expert on artificial intelligence, to give keynote address.


Hannover. At the Industrial Pioneers Summit, various experts will be discussing the technological and social challenges posed by the increasing digitization of industrial processes in the future.

One of the first speakers has already been confirmed as Toby Walsh, professor of artificial intelligence at Australia’s University of New South Wales, and holder of a visiting professorship at the Technical University of Berlin. He believes that intelligent machines will be able to match human capabilities by the year 2062. In his talk, Walsh will be offering his vision of how the world will look a good 40 years from now, and how that will affect society as a whole.

The Industrial Pioneers Summit is a one-day, invitation-only event, staged under the aegis of HANNOVER MESSE. Further information can be found online at:


HANNOVER MESSE – Home of Industrial Pioneers

HANNOVER MESSE is the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology. With its 2020 lead them of “Industrial Transformation”, the event will address all of the hottest issues, e.g. Industry 4.0, artificial intelligence, 5G and smart logistics. The 2020 event will feature six display categories: “Future Hub”, “Automation, Motion & Drives”, “Digital Ecosystems”, “Energy Solutions”, “Logistics”, and “Engineered Parts & Solutions”. A supporting program with more than 80 conferences and forums completes the lineup. The show will take place from 20 to 24 April 2020 in Hannover, Germany. Indonesia will be featured as the official Partner Country for HANNOVER MESSE 2020.


Deutsche Messe AG

As one of the world’s foremost organizers of capital goods trade fairs, Deutsche Messe (Hannover, Germany) stages a rich array of events at venues in Germany and around the globe. With 2018 revenue of 310 million euros, Deutsche Messe ranks among Germany’s top five tradeshow producers. The company’s portfolio features such world-class events as (in alphabetical order): didacta (education), DOMOTEX (carpets and other floor coverings), HANNOVER MESSE (industrial technology), INTERSCHUTZ (fire prevention, disaster relief and safety & security), LABVOLUTION (lab technology) and LIGNA (woodworking and wood processing tools, equipment and machinery). Deutsche Messe also stages trade fairs at other German venues, for example parts2clean (industrial parts cleaning) and SurfaceTechnology (surface treatment). The company also regularly hosts a number of internationally renowned events by third parties, among which are AGRITECHNICA (agricultural machinery) and EuroTier (animal production), both of which are staged by the German Agricultural Society (DLG), EMO (machine tools; staged by the German Machine Tool Builders’ Association, VDW), EuroBLECH (sheet metal working; staged by MackBrooks) and IAA Commercial Vehicles (transport, logistics and mobility; staged by the German Association of the Automotive Industry, VDA). Deutsche Messe’s portfolio also includes trade fairs in Australia, Canada, China, Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey and the USA. Among the sectors addressed at these overseas events are Automotive, ICT & Digital Business, Manufacturing & Processing Industries, Energy & Logistics and Metal Processing. With more than1,200 employees and a network of 58 sales partners, Deutsche Messe is present in more than100 countries.

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