„IMI 2016 is a high quality event and turned out to be an excellent forum to share our Open Process Automation vision and related initiatives […]. An ideal starting point to seek further collaboration with vendors, end-users and system integrators.“– Bert De Wilde, EMEA Process Control Discipline
Technology Lead, ExxonMobil
„[…]Conferences like the “IT meets Industry” support mutual understanding and catalyse collaboration among OT and IT and are therefore highly appreciated. Business will learn what it takes to stay relevant”– Hans-Joachim Koeppen, Technical Leader Internet of Things and Industrie 4.0, IBM
„Once more events like IMI 2016 show the importance of cybersecurity in digital processes. Producers, vendors, end-users and authorities had the chance to exchange point of views and experiences and gain new insights. […] I am already looking forward to IMI 2017.”– Franz Hoheiser-Pförtner, CISO, Wiener Krankenanstalten Verbund
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IMI 2017 – “IT meets Industry”

IMI 2017 – IT meets Industry
Congress and Exhibition
September 19-20, 2017

“IT meets Industry”  is the meeting point for relevant voices from IT and Industry.

Interconnecting IT and Automation offers great opportunities for the operation of industrial production sites and critical infrastructures. However, this may carry along some complex risks. With the title “IT meets Industry” the IMI 2017 brings together the ICS- and IT-Community.


Opening Keynote:

  • M. Edwards, Director, Automation Federation –
    former Director ICS-CERT / U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Speakers’ Preview:

  • M. Zeller, Head of Process Technology, Bayer Crop Science
  • F. Haacke, Leiter Konzernsicherheit, innogy SE
  • Prof. Dr. J. Braband, Risiko- und Sicherheitsanalyse Verkehrssysteme, DKE / Siemens AG
  • M. Heckenberger, Information Security Manager Produktion, EnBW
  • T. Raabe, Cyber Security Incident Response Team, Deutsche Bahn

Furthermore, with contributions from: Airbus, BASF, Bayer, BSI, ENISA, ExxonMobil, Forcepoint, HIMA, Honeywell, Microsoft, Siemens, VDE, Yokogawa, ZVEI,  and many more…

View the Agenda:


Expect two days of top-class presentations, vivid panel discussions and numerous opportunitys to exchange ideas in discussions, communication breaks and at the Get-Together on September 19th.

In addition, attendees have the opportunity to take part in a BASF site visit and in our Pre-Conference Workshop „Hands-on Hacking“.

Who should attend?

IMI addresses decision makers and professionals from IT and automation in industry and critical infrastructures: CEO, CIO, CISO, heads of operational technology / production, automation engineers, IT-professionals, IT-security-experts as well as decision makers from politics and science.

Verticals: Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Energy, Oil & Gas, Transport, Health.

Participation Fee

Participation Fees p.P.
in EUR excl. VAT
Congress & Exhibition
Pre-Conference Workshop
Congress & Exhibition
Regular End-Users1) Regular End-Users1)
Very Early Bird until 31.03.
Early Bird until 15.06.

1) applies to attendees from end-user-organisations as well as representatives from universities or government (main occupation). The organizer reserves the right to define your category. End Users are organizations that do not sell solutions, services, or consultancy to participants

Payment upon receipt of invoice.


You would like to learn more about the IMI event 2017?

You would like to attend and receive information when the agenda is online?

Please do not hesitate to contact:

Ina MassierIna Massier
Event Organisation

Tel.: +49 6233 880393-14
Email: i.massier@anapur.de