Matthias Kraus

General Manager
DGWorld

Graduated from Munich Technical University, Matthias holds 15 years of global experience in engineering and product development. He managed international projects in cooperation with leading research and technology companies and utilizes his technical background and experience to help traditional industries in utilizing new technologies in order to make them ready for the challenges of tomorrow.

Sessions

Best Strategy for Retrofitting Terminals With Automation
Fully automated greenfield projects grab the headlines, yet most automation investment is taking place at existing terminals, with limited space, outdated legacy systems and an existing workforce. This panel discussion will debate how to face the challenges and advantages in retrofitting automation.

– To change current processes to fit new automation or to change the automation to fit the current processes?
– Introducing remote controlled equipment to comply with a possible future Covid XX?
– Selecting the optimal technology for your brownfield terminal.
– Use of proven technology versus innovations on a terminal?
– Training and upskilling staff for your semi-automated terminal.