The Digital Enterprise Series

The Digital Enterprise Series 2019

Unlocking the potential of Africa's Industries
Experience Industrie 4.0 in practice


Come and experience the Siemens Digital Enterprise

Digital Industries – Thinking industry further!

Siemens Digital Industries is an innovation and technology leader in industrial automation and digitalization. In close cooperation with our partners and customers, we are the driving force for the digital transformation in the discrete and process industries.

Message from the Senior Vice President for Digital Industries, Ralf Leinen

Join us at the Digital Enterprise Series to discover more on our  Digital Enterprise portfolio. It provides companies of all sizes with the right products, along with consistent solutions and services for the integration and digitalization of the entire value chain. Optimized for the requirements of specific industries, our Digital Enterprise enables customers to reduce their product development times while at the same time increasing the flexibility and productivity of their production processes


My team and I look forward to meeting you at the Digital Enterprise Series in August. 


Find out what's on the Programme

Join the Siemens South African executive management alongside Frost and Sullivan for the launch of the Siemens Industry Vertical Digitalization report and to officially kick-off the Digital Enterprise Series week.


Michael Avery, financial journalist and broadcaster & Anchor of the Classic Business show will be your host for the day.


Our Keynote speaker for the day is Martin Sanne - Martin is the Executive Director at CSIR for Material Science and Manufacturing. He is driving forward Research and Product Development within CSIR in the areas of:

Industry 4.0 (the Next Industrial Revolution), nanotechnologies; micro manufacturing, robotics and many more vertical industries.


Presentation topic : Demystifying 4IR

CPD accreditation: 1 point per day

Join Sietse van der Woude, Head of Modernisation & Safety and Sustainable development from the Minerals Council of South Africa,  who will present the keynote address for the event.


Connect with our experts at our Tech talks in Minerals & Mining:


  • Integrated Engineering 
  • Optimisation in Automation 
  • Large Drive Applications 
  • Material Flow Optimisation Technology

CPD accreditation: 1 point per day

Join Siemens global expert - Olaf Plante, Global Key Account Manager for Coca-Cola and local experts, together with Frost and Sullivan, who will share the latest trends, challenges and drivers in Food and Beverage.  Mastering all these challenges today and in the future is possible  with digitalization. Discover more on how our products and solutions fully or gradually integrate and digitalize your entire value chain.

Connect with our experts at our Tech talks for Food and Beverage:

  • Standardisation as the basis for Digitalization 
  • Digitalization in the Process Automation World
  • Manufacturing Operations  Management
  • Energy Management - Microgrid

CPD accreditation: 1 point per day

Join Yanesh Naidoo our keynote speaker from Jendamark who will share his vision for the Future of Manufacturing. Yanesh is currently the Sales and Design Director for Jendamark.


Choose your Tech talks in Water and Infrastructure:

  • Integrated Engineering 
  • Telecontrol
  • Solutions for Pump    
  • Smart metering 

Choose your Tech talks in Manufacturing:

  • Production machines 
  • OEM Success story
  • Virtual commissioning   
  • Cloud based solutions for IIoT