At AWK, you can experience top-class plenary and keynote speakers, experts in the field of production technology, an international industry exhibition and institute tours

Under the guiding theme “Empower Green Production”, AWK’23 showed in a hybrid event format both in the Aachen Eurogress and digitally on May 11 and 12, 2023, how new technologies and concepts for a more crisis-resistant and at the same time green production can look in the future.

What makes the AWK unique:

The lecture contents of AWK are developed by a selection of internationally renowned experts from industry and science in two expert meetings: High-ranking industry representatives from globally active companies formulate urgent research needs and contribute their experience in implementing existing solutions to the lectures. The Aachen production researchers moderate the process, structure the information and finally complement it with the know-how of their own institutions and the experience from numerous international research and development projects.

The participating experts 2023 came from the following companies, among others:

  • Airbus
  • BMW
  • Bosch
  • Ford
  • MAN Energy Solutions SE
  • Miele
  • SAP
  • Siemens

What to expect at AWK:

In addition to top-class plenary and keynote speakers, experts in the field of production technology from a wide range of disciplines and industries speak in four sessions about the opportunities and possible transformation steps towards a more sustainable production of tomorrow.

As part of our industrial exhibition, one also has the opportunity to exchange ideas with the pioneers of European business and science and find out about current trends and innovations in the field of Production 4.0 from well-known companies.

On both days of the event, we open our doors for you to visit our various machine halls, test facilities and laboratories. There is the opportunity to talk to our employees on site at the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering WZL of RWTH Aachen University and at the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT.