Over 18,000 attendees are expected to join the three-day event
physically and online
Thursday, 29 September 2021 – Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC (ITAP), an
event of Constellar with international partner Deutsche Messe, returns for its 5th edition
this year from 18 – 20 October at Singapore EXPO. Expected attendees include
delegates from the World Economic Forum and key representation from Europe, the
US and Asia driving collaboration between Industry 4.0 leaders and manufacturers in
With the theme ‘Industry 4.0 for Business Sustainability’, ITAP 2022 will dive into three
key dimensions: Digitalisation to accelerate productivity and quality control with lower
costs; Talent and Workforce Development initiatives to equip personnel with the
right skillsets for transformation; and Environmental Sustainability measures to help
businesses reduce their carbon footprint and CO2 emissions.
“Advanced manufacturing technologies and innovations have played an essential role
in helping many organisations overcome global supply chain disruptions and remodel
their businesses in a post-pandemic landscape,” said James Boey, Senior Vice
President of Markets (B2B) at Constellar. “As the leading trade event for Industry 4.0
in the region, ITAP 2022 will continue to empower manufacturing and related
industries to leverage on Industry 4.0 for sustainable business development locally,
regionally and globally.”
Event Highlights: Opening Ceremony
Deputy Prime Minister Mr Heng Swee Keat will deliver his opening remarks as the
Guest-of-Honour at the ITAP 2022 opening ceremony. He will be launching the event
alongside German Ambassador to Singapore, His Excellency Mr Norbert Riedel; and
Mr Arno Reich, Senior Vice President of ITAP’s international partner Deutsche
Mr Vishal Agarwal, Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company, will set the pace for the
three-day event with an industry leadership update on the global manufacturing
landscape. Keynote speaker Ms Neo Gim Huay, Managing Director of the Centre for
Nature and Climate at the World Economic Forum, will address how manufacturers
can tap on cross-sectoral collaboration to transform value chains and achieve net
Both Ms Neo and Mr Agarwal will join the fireside chat moderated by Global & Digital
Futurist Charlie Ang to discuss emerging trends in the region and key developments
that will shape the sector in the next decade.
Event Highlights: Immersive Experiences at the Physical Exhibition
More than 200 exhibitors from over 20 countries will present the newest innovations
in industrial automation, intralogistics, digital factories and additive manufacturing on
the exhibition showfloor at Singapore EXPO’s Hall 2 and 3.
Visitors can look forward to more than 15 new innovations and product launches on
the ITAP 2022 Live Stage at Singapore EXPO Hall 3 alongside presentations on
market and sector-focused segments. The “International Connect Lounge” at Hall 2
will host key business matching sessions to build synergies and forge partnerships
between delegates, exhibitors and trade visitors at the event.
ITAP has also doubled the number of experience zones to four:
• The Gateway to Sustainable Transformation, powered by TÜV SÜD, is a
curated presentation of the key themes driving the industrial transformation
journey, namely industry 4.0, sustainability, and Artificial Intelligence. Through
its global presence, deep technical knowledge and Training, Assessment,
Certification and Advisory services, TÜV SÜD enables organizations to scale
technologies in their digitalisation and sustainability transformation.
• The Industrial Transformation Experience Zone, powered by Singapore
Polytechnic (SP), features nine curated sections, each showcasing the latest
technologies and solutions for enabling i4.0. To drive i4.0 transformation for
business sustainability, SP offers a suite of training and solutioning capabilities
from environmental sustainability to digitalisation and talent development.
• The Digital Twin Experience Centre, powered by Beca in collaboration with
Constellar, provides trade visitors with an immersive experience through four
bespoke manufacturing use cases to demystify the concept of Digital Twin.
Visitors will gain an understanding of how Digital Twin has been helping
organisations reimagine their approach to accelerating productivity gain and
attaining sustainability goals.
• The Additive Manufacturing Experience Showcase, powered by the
National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC), will bring visitors
through a one-stop experience on the entire Additive Manufacturing value chain,
featuring innovative products with topology optimised designs, enabled by an
integrated digital workflow with sustainably sourced and recycled materials.
Event Highlights: Connect with Leading Experts across 5 Conferences
Trade visitors will be able to participate in five conferences offering over 120 sessions
by more than 150 speakers across the three days.
• This year’s Industrial Transformation Forum (ITF) on 18th October 2022 will
feature global industry leaders sharing their insights on upcoming trends to help
businesses shape their digital transformation journey towards successful
implementation and the development of resilience strategies against future