4-6 June 2019

Blue Wing Conference & Event Venue, Ticketpro Dome, Johannesburg

South Africa’s key Industrial Automation and Control event, Africa Automation Fair, will this year host a high-level conference on Connected Industries in line with growing international focus on the ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution’ and the advanced, connected industries of the future.

Connected Industries 2019 is the first conference of its kind in Africa bringing together representatives from South African Government, international stakeholders with Higher Education representatives, local and international industry experts, suppliers and end-users to discuss and pave the way forward for the next Industrial Revolution.



Connected Industries conference will lead South Africa and the rest of the African continent on discussions on the Fourth Industrial Revolution.  The conference offers a comprehensive progamme, looking at the global economic impact of the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” on the South African Economy as well as looking at the technology behind the revolution and the impact it will have on efficiency and quality, as well as infrastructural requirements.

The conference has drawn both local and international attention with endorsements from Department of Science and Technology, the European Union Embassy and Chamber of Commerce; the German Embassy and Chamber of Commerce and Industry; the Black Management Forum; the Universities of Pretoria and Johannesburg; industry bodies SAIMC and the IIG and leading enterprises.

Delegates are exposed to a high-level conference discussing the investment pledged by the EU into South Africa for development of the technology needed for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the role of education, the development of new jobs and growing the industry and South Africa as well as access to the leading local and international companies developing the tech within the Industrie 4.0 / IIOT industry.

This is a must attend event for 2019!


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