The Must Attend Event for MAINTENANCE and OPERATIONS Professionals

November 25 – 27, 2018  |  Kempinski Bristol Berlin, Germany

we.CONECT’s annual Pharma TechOps is the most effective networking event for maintenance, engineering and operations professionals from pharma, medical devices and life science industries. The international knowledge exchange platform is bringing together 150+ experts and decisions makers from global leading pharma companies and local hidden champions to discuss current challenges, share experiences and explore the latest developments in the field of maintenance and optimal plant availability.

Until the most interactive and senior level maintenance event in Europe starts!

Speaker Highlights in 2017



Not sponsors…Pharma TechOps 2018 is a unique event in the business & technology world because of our relationship with our partners. Our aim is to support our partners to reach their targets and inspire innovation. This vision is shared by a select group of partners at our highest quality events with the most elite audience. Position your business as a thought leader at Pharma TechOps 2018. Join our Partner Community today!

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Key topics at Pharma TechOPS 2018

  • Reliability Strategies for IT / IoT / smart software / Industry 4.0
  • Developing an effective asset lifecycle management
  • Predictive techniques for maintenance
  • Aligning Reliability with Operation
  • Standardization between the plants
  • Plant Asset Management: part of the general investment strategy


Movers & Shakers in 2017

  • "Perfect for networking, good talks and some interesting presentations."
    Uwe Kritzler, F.Hoffmann-LaRoche AG

  • "Great combination of pharma experts and perfect event to connect to people with similar background across Europe."
    Stephan Klotzbach,  Abbvie

  • "Really interesting to see the strategies from others companies"
    Albert Revel, bioMérieux

  • "Well planned, well organised, well executed."
    Peter Rasmussen,  Novo Nordisk A/S

  • "I enjoyed this tremendously well-organized event which allowed me to meet many interesting people, very relevant in their opinions and remarks and passionate by industrial optimization issues. Perfect!"
    Ismael Colnet, Ipsen

  • "Very professional! Great speakers. Very relevant topics. Great insights. Lively. Fun. Excellent."
    Christian Rook, Nemera

  • "Very good collection of topics and presentations. Excellent Networking and experience exchange"
    Carlos Hedler, Bayer Technology Services

  • "Great spaces for networking, connected to the right people of the right organizations"
    Christian Rodríguez, Eli Lilly & Co.

  • "Positive and open exchange with peers of other Companies"
    Francesca Mangiavacchi, Sanofi

  • "New and innovative way to exchange knowledge"
    Tomislav Turk, Belupo


150+ maintenance Professionals!

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It’s a Multi-touchpoint Concept

The most effective and most informal networking hub to reach a maximum of ROI ‒ personal dialogue, direct exchange and numerous opportunities to get meetings with top executives!


Up to 3 informal roundtables on the eve of the conference, providing a setting for an informal get-together, networking opportunities and first thematic discussions with speakers and participants.

Training Session

In a workshop-like atmosphere, you will have the opportunity to discuss specific questions with a small group of participants and present your practical solutions.

Lean challenge

A competition to test if you are still have all necessary flexibility skills.

Keynotes & Best Practices

Selected presentations by high-level speakers, visionaries and renowned experts, which will introduce you to the overall strategic topics of the event, address future challenges of their work and make suggestions for possible solutions.

Live Tech Take

In a live session, suppliers of systems and solutions present their tools, innovative systems and applications in order to demonstrate to you future technologies, systems, applications and their functions.

Lunch Session

During our networking breaks, you can choose to moderate a lunch workshop, in which you get the chance to address and discuss your specific solution with a qualified group of participants in a small-group format.

Panel Discussion

Moderated panel discussions, in which a selected panel of high-class representatives from the industry discusses future and current topics of relevance. You will have the opportunity to discuss your solutions in the plenary with the panel.

Networking Dinner

In the evening of the first conference day, you are most welcome to wind down the day with a 3-course dinner. At the dinner, we.CONECT will present an Evening Keynote, which will invite you to think outside the box, provide inspiration and initiate discussions with your potential customers in a pleasant atmosphere.

World Cafés

At moderated topic tables, you will be given the opportunity to discuss current challenges and issues of practical relevance with the other participants. This setting will provide you with potential solutions and approaches for your daily work. During the World Café session, participants will move between five different topic tables focusing on distinct topics in varying participant constellations.

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Kempinski Bristol, Berlin




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