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Advanced and Digital Manufacturing Congress Spain

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The twenty-third edition of the most important industrial congress held in Spain was held in San Sebastian from October 25 to 27, with the participation of more than 550 people from companies, technology centers and universities in the field of advanced and digital manufacturing.  

Throughout these three days, attendees have attended presentations and discussions in which the latest developments in the field of advanced industry have been presented.  

In addition to the cutting-edge scientific-technical perspective that has characterized the congress since its inception, there has been a global vision of topics such as the factory of the future, the challenges that technological advances pose to the society of the future, the effects of the integration of Artificial Intelligence in industry, disruptive technologies such as 5G or Industrial Cybersecurity, robotics and automation, digitalization, additive manufacturing, sustainability, talent management and the challenges of strategic sectors such as aeronautics, rail, automotive, energy and defense. 

In addition, this year as a novelty, during the congress on advanced and digital manufacturing, a congress on machine safety was held in parallel, in which the latest developments in this field were presented. 

This year the congress was attended by relevant companies such as Microsoft, Telefónica, Cipherbit, Siemens, IBM, Renishaw, Aernnova, Gestamp, Petronor, Renfe, Fagor Automation, Tecnalia, Danobatgroup or Airbus, among many others. It has been attended by expert speakers in the main fields of innovation in disruptive technologies, digitization, sustainability and talent management. 

The Congress has also had an exhibition area where different companies have shown their products and services to the attendees. The AIRINVET project has been present along with other projects that AFM CLUSTER carries out, through an informative stand. In this stand, the poster that provides details of AIRINVET project has been shown and a brochure with information about it has been handed out. 

Several members of the AIRINVET project have had the opportunity to visit the stand.