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Live webcast and events: How to restart your business

Learn more about COVID-19 business interruption effects and how to mitigate them

To address the current challenges due to COVID-19, we have brought together our experts globally to discuss the effects of the pandemic on businesses and supply chains. Through these discussions, our experts will be sharing insights and possible solutions to support your business for the restart.

Access convenient webinar replays on demand and gain the knowledge you need to minimise COVID-19 related effects on your business.

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LIVE STREAMS recordings

Topics, such as risk assessment, supply chain management, sustainability, pre-shipment inspections, robotics and others, have been specially selected to span the breadth of COVID-19 related challenges. In each 20-minute session, our experts will be sharing their views based on their in-depth knowledge of the respective topics and understanding of the pandemic's impact on businesses.

Here you'll find all the recordings of our live streams, and gain exclusive insights for your business.

  • 28 May | Business Continuity and Supply Chain Solutions in the Midst of Pandemic

    BUSINESS CONTINUITY AND SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS IN THE MIDST OF PANDEMIC  

    The Novel Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has disrupted economic and social aspects of life globally. Since the start of the outbreak, supply chains are facing increased major disruptions, manufacturers, consumers and operators are also affected by the economic shift. These impacts are expected to continue throughout 2020.

    In this panel discussion, TÜV SÜD experts will be sharing their views on the current challenges and advising possible solutions and considerations, based on their technical know-how and experience. 

    This webcast is suited for all professionals, especially companies in the supply chain, including: Manufacturers, all-level managers, buyers and suppliers.

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    More information and speakers overview

    Dr. Detlev Richter

    Vice President, Global Head of Industrial and Energy Products

    Detlev worked in various positions in the semiconductor and power electronics industry for over 18 years. He is the Global Head of Industrial and Energy products since 2014 and drives the implementation of Safety and Security Services for SMART Manufacturing and IIoT globally. He is responsible for global product strategy for testing and certification services, including EMC and ENV. He is also responsible for product and process development for Industry 4.0 based Smart technologies.

     

    Mr. Taiwei Li

    Manager, Industry Product, Greater China 

    Taiwei is the Head of Industry Product in Greater China. He has been working in the automation and robotics area for over 15 years. He is an expert in functional safety for factory automation and process automation. On top of these, he is also the CE Machinery Directive, low voltage directive technical certifier, outdoor noise directive lead auditor. Taiwei is a member of SAC/TC338 and SACTC231.

     

    Mr. Matthias Herold

    Global Product Expert, Machinery 

    Matthias has 20 years of experience with risk assessment and machinery safety; knowledge about safety-related European directives and normative regulations, mentoring of TÜV SÜD international Machinery Safety Expert Network. He has participated in several risk assessment and safety consulting projects, such as consulting services for clean energy safety concepts for BMW, risk management system implementation at ILL Grenoble, etc. from 2003 to 2012.

     

    Mr. Simon Lemin

    Director, Industry Service Division, Greater China 

    Simon is a mechanical engineer with experience in multiple countries predominantly in the industrial sector since 2016, focussing on the Chinese market. He has accumulated rich experience in areas such as Regulatory Interface, Safety Case Authoring, Optioneering, and Project Management. Today, he leads a team of around 200 inspectors, engineers, and experts to support large infrastructure projects, steam and pressure equipment, chemical projects, and the energy sector.

     

    Mr. Walter Reithmaier

    Senior Vice President, Commercial Products 

    Walter has over 25 years of experience in the Testing and Certification industry. Having an MSc in automotive engineering, he has extensive experience in international management and leadership in the field of automotive and manufacturing. With international exposure to the Americas, Asia, and Europe, Walter developed an extensive network within the industry and governmental institutions in all international key markets.

     

    Mr. Ulf Brüning

    Managing Consultant, TÜV SÜD Global Risk Consultants (GRC)

    Ulf has 18 years of experience in Global Asset related Risk Management and Risk Engineering servicing large and mid-sized International Corporate Organisations.

    He is responsible for managing and delivering the core services of TÜV SÜD GRC to clients in key markets. 

     

  • 29 May | Business Continuity Planning​

    Business Continuity Planning

    Andrea Blair - Business Continuity & Supply Chain Solutions Practice LeaderSpeaker: Ms. Andrea Blair - Business Continuity and Supply Chain Solutions Practice Leader

    Andrea is a Traditional Risk Engineering evolved into Business Continuity and Supply Chain Specialist, leading TÜV SÜD’s global team. She has years of experience and knowledge in certifications include PE, CBCP Certified Business Continuity Professional, (CBRM) Certified Business Resilience Manager and (CBRITP) Business Resilience IT Professional.

    Session overview: The ongoing effects of COVID-19 on the existing environment of lean manufacturing, outsourcing, and global uncertainty can be daunting to corporate officers and risk managers. They are faced with the task of keeping abreast of their company’s Interdependent/ Contingent Business Interruption Risk (IBI/CBI). TÜV SÜD’s solutions to Business Continuity and Supply Chain is a customisable approach for clients to identify, quantify, and mitigate any potential exposures to their operations that would cause interruption. The methods are focused to meet client-specific needs and regulatory requirements. These also include emergency and crisis management which are the foundations of business resumptions. 

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  • 3 June | Specification for security management systems for the supply chain

    SPECIFICATION FOR SECURITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR THE SUPPLY CHAIN (ISO 28000)

    Maurizio Chiappini

    Speaker: Maurizio Chiappini - Technical Coordinator for Service Certification

    Maurizio has been with TÜV SÜD since 2010. He is currently a ISO 9001 Lead Auditor and ISO 14001 Auditor, and plays the role of a technical coordinator for service certification. He is also experienced in ISO 28000/2007. 

    Maurizio graduated in economics and commerce. 

    Session overview: ISO 28000 audits help to discover potential risks in the supply chain and implement mitigation strategies. It also helps businesses of any size, and at any point in a supply chain to develop reliable disaster management strategies in case unforeseen problems arise. 

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  • 4 June | Machinery Supplier Qualification & Webinars for a sustainable supply chain (Functional Safety, Machinery & CE regulations, Risk assessment, etc.)

    Machinery Supplier Qualification & Webinars for a sustainable supply chain (Functional Safety, Machinery & CE regulations, Risk assessment, etc.)

    Matthias HeroldTaiwei Li

    Speakers: Mr. Matthias Herold - Global Product Expert, Machinery, Mr. Li Taiwei - Manager, Industry Product, Greater China 

    Matthias has 20 years of experience with risk assessment and machinery safety; knowledge about safety-related European directives and normative regulations, mentoring of TÜV SÜD international Machinery Safety Expert Network. He has participated in several risk assessment and safety consulting projects, such as consulting services for clean energy safety concepts for BMW, risk management system implementation at ILL Grenoble, etc. from 2003 to 2012.

    Taiwei is the Head of Industry Product in Greater China. He has been working in the automation and robotics area for over 15 years. He is an expert in functional safety for factory automation and process automation. On top of these, he is also the CE Machinery Directive, low voltage directive technical certifier, outdoor noise directive lead auditor. Taiwei is a member of SAC/TC338 and SACTC231.

    Session overview: In this challenging time, many aspects of the supply chain has impacted manufacturers, consumers and operators. During this live stream, the experts will be covering the challenges you might face due to the pandemic and how you can overcome it by leveraging on new work flow for global project, and other potential solutions. 

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  • 9 June | Supplier Management and Supply Chain Services

    SUPPLIER MANAGEMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN SERVICES

    Bratin RoySpeaker: Mr. Bratin Roy - Vice President, Industry Service, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Middle East and Africa Region (ASMEA)

    Responsible for Industry Service business of TÜV SÜD in the South Asia, South East Asia, Middle East and Africa. As a head of business operation, he is leading four multi discipline team of energy; Chemical and process industry; oil and gas; and sustainability. In addition, he is also responsible for operation of global supply chain competency centre.

    Session overview: With the onset of the current crisis, supply chain management is now more important than ever. As organisations enter new markets, compelled to identify new suppliers and deal with suppliers and customers more locally, their supply chains become more vulnerable and pose a higher risk to business continuity. To mitigate supply chain risks resulting from increased supply chain complexity, decreasing access to information, and greater demand for higher quality in a shorter time, all at a lower cost, effective management of supplier relationships is essential on a global scale. 

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  • 11 June | Industry 4.0 Readiness and Evolution of Manufacturing

    INDUSTRY 4.0 READINESS AND EVOLUTION OF MANUFACTURING

    Speaker: Mr. Jackie Tan - Vice President, Digital Service

    With 9 years of experience in manufacturing industry, including advanced manufacturing, digitalisation and new factory transformation. He acts as an adviser to manufacturers in the design and realisation of Industry 4.0 strategy and blueprint development. 

    Session overview: Manufacturers today are facing challenges to execute their business continuity plan and keeping up with the ever changing demands. The concept of flexible operations and supply chain is now inevitable, especially in the era of digitalisation and integration of real-time data management. Research also shows that successful implementation of Industry 4.0 (I4.0), incorporating Lean Best Practices has transformed companies to reap a greater benefits of Productivity, Quality, Speed and Flexibility. In this live stream, TÜV SÜD will share a case study how a company started their transformation from the application of the I4.0 along their journey to become a Smart Factory.

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  • 16 June | Digital solutions (mCom One)

    DIGITAL SOLUTIONS (MCOM ONE)

    Frank Blaimberger Matthias HeroldSpeaker: Mr. Frank Blaimberger - Vice President, Smart Manufacturing, Mr. Matthias Herold - Global Product Expert, Machinery

    Frank has implemented tools, methods and strategy to enable a supply chain transformation involving Industry 4.0 and Internet of Things (IoT) operations. 

    Matthias has 20 years of experience with risk assessment and machinery safety. He has a wealth of knowledge in safety related European directives and normative regulations and is currently mentoring TÜV SÜD international Machinery Safety Expert Network. 

    Session overview: Flexible and adaptable value chains are becoming more important. To ensure a seamless and global supply chain, digitisation of operation proceedings and expert knowledge is essential. This track is just the beginning of a transformation journey towards transparency and control intelligence. TÜV SÜD's experts will be sharing on machinery compliance appliance (mCom One), and areas where customers may gain benefits from by participating in cloud-based services. 

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  • 18 June | How to establish robust supply chain using on demand 3D printing capabilities?

    HOW TO ESTABLISH ROBUST SUPPLY CHAIN USING ON DEMAND 3D PRINTING CAPABILITIES? (TRAINING, INDUSTRIAL AM PRODUCTION QUALITY & CONSISTENCY CERTIFICATION) 

    Gregor ReischleSpeaker: Mr. Gregor Reischle - Head of Additive Manufacturing

    Gregor has over 10 years of experience in the field of additive manufacturing. He had audited, trained and consulted more than 60 additive manufacturing centres all around the world since 2008. He is currently leading the global activities in TÜV SÜD within this segment.

    Session overview: In times of COVID-19, additive manufacturing (AM) has become increasingly important. The technology is used to produce medical components such as ventilator valves, protective face shields, as well as industrial goods such as spare parts and molds. 3D printing machines are also used to print on-demand parts and end-use components. In this live stream, we explore the difficulties in AM such as how can you achieve the highest quality in AM, especially in regulated industries, how can you enforce quantity control and standard operating procedures in emergency situations and the qualification of employees in AM engineering, production and management.

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  • 22 June | Sustainable Battery Production​

    SUSTAINABLE BATTERY PRODUCTION 

    Speaker: Mr. Lucas Wagner - Business Development Manager for storage technologies in Centre of Competence New Energy and Storage

    Graduated with B.Sc. in Environmental Management and M.Eng. in Renewable Energy, Lucas started as an expert for safety in the biogas industry for three years. After which, he joined TÜV SÜD as a project manager in the field of Renewable Energy and quickly became a part of the Centre of Competence for New Energy and Storage.

    Session overview: The European market for electric vehicles but also for stationary battery storage is growing fast. To meet the growing demand that arises through this development, also the market for Li-Ion battery production in Europe increases rapidly. Since the Li-Ion technology is based on a critical supply chain in regard to social responsibility and ecological impacts, the markets' (stakeholders') goal is to reduce and improve its footprint. TÜV SÜD´s “Sustainability Assessment” gives all stakeholders of the supply chain a clear structure and provides solutions to target, improve and monitor concrete measures to establish a sustainable value chain from cradle to cradle.

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  • 24 June | Global Market Access

    GLOBAL MARKET ACCESS

    Angelo PolizziSpeaker: Mr. Angelo Polizzi - Global Head of Global Market Access

    Angelo is responsible for developing market access solutions for various countries and products. His team assists manufacturers and importers along the process to obtain country approvals.

    Angelo holds a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from Turin Politecnico University, Italy.

    Session overview: In this session, our expert will be going through what Global Market Access (GMA) is and the capabilities GMA. With many markets reopening their economies, we look at how the GMA global network can support customers in staying updated on the latest regulatory news and obtain market access certificate during the pandemic.

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  • 29 June | Pre-Shipment Inspections

    PRE-SHIPMENT INSPECTIONS

    Ronald lauSpeaker: Mr. Ronald Lau - Manager, Technical and Compliance

    Ronald Lau has wide-ranging experience in the consumer product inspection and audit industry, including business development, operations, technical and compliance management, and process digitisation. 

    Session overview: TÜV SÜD’s pre-shipment inspections ensure quality conformity in the global supply chain. These inspections help manufacturers to ensure the quality of their goods and protect importers from the risks of international trade.

     

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  • 2 July | Material handling in hydrogen technology

    MATERIAL HANDLING IN HYDROGEN TECHNOLOGY

    Thomas GallingerDominik VoggenreiterSpeaker: Dr. Thomas Gallinger - Director, Business Development, Energy Sector, Mr. Dominik Voggenreiter - Senior Expert Material Technology

    Thomas is responsible for business development in energy storage and sector coupling technologies with extensive experience in the energy sector and the development of new services to reflect current market developments and fulfil customers needs. 

    Dominik is an engineer in material science and engineering and has over 10 years of experience in failure analysis and evaluation of materials. As a specialist for materials in hydrogen services he gives lectures regarding the impact of hydrogen onto materials and failure analysis in common. In addition, he is an expert for off-highway diesel and gas engines and their application.

    Session overview: Hydrogen technologies like electrolysers and Power2Gas-facilities or fuel cell based mobility applications are gaining more and more momentum in several countries worldwide to reach climate goals. But during design, manufacturing and operation several questions related to the specific characteristics of hydrogen come up, which are not yet sufficiently answered by regulations, codes and standards. Which base material, processing steps and post treatment processes are suitable in which application area? How is a technical integration of an electrolyser into a natural gas grid infrastructure possible? Which requirements need to be fulfilled for switching to hydrogen?

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  • 7 July | Sustainability: Opportunities to reshape and rebuild resilient business in a circular economy

    SUSTAINABILITY: OPPORTUNITIES TO RESHAPE AND REBUILD RESILIENT BUSINESS IN A CIRCULAR ECONOMY

    Natalia Duque Ciceri

    Speaker: Dr. Natalia Duque Ciceri- Head of Global Sustainability Services, Product Service Division

    Dr Natalia Duque Ciceri has 12 years of combined industry and academia experience in environmental sustainability, life-cycle assessment and circular economy. She managed several projects with OEMs, manufacturers, industry associations, research institutions and governmental bodies resulting in over 50 environmental assessments. She has recently joined TÜV SÜD and is engaged in the development of sustainable services within the company.

    Session overview: As companies rebuild, restructure or re-shore their supply chain, they need to establish new trustable supplier networks and apply additional environmental and social sustainability practices to the business along the supply chain and product life cycle phases. For example, choosing more sustainable raw materials to eliminate substances of concern and release to the environment, making effective use of resources and moving to renewable resource during manufacturing, increasing product utilization and ensuring recyclability and biodegradability after the end of life.

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