Quality 4.0 international seminar

1 April, 2023

On May 30, 2023, an international seminar on quality 4.0 will be held at Cracow University of Economics, Poland. The seminar will be attended by representatives of business, public administration and science from Czechia, Poland and Slovakia, who will share their experiences regarding modern approaches to quality management in the era of industry 4.0. The meeting will be an opportunity to establish contacts, exchange ideas and start new forms of cooperation between business and science. We cordially invite you to take part in the seminar. Participation in the seminar is free, but requires prior registration. The seminar will be conducted in English.

Problemy jakościPerspektivy Kvality

The seminar is held under the patronage of the Rector of CUE, prof. dr hab. Stanislaw Mazur and honorary patronage of Witold Kozłowski, Marshal of the Małopolska Region. The media patronage was taken by the journals: Problemy Jakości (Poland) and Perspektivy kvality (Czechia).

09:00 Opening session
 09:00Opening of the Seminar   
Prof. Karolina Klecha-Tylec
Vice Rector for Education and Students
 09:10Prof. Paweł Cabała
Head of Management Process Department
 09:20Zlata Šipošová
Consul General of the Slovak Republic in Krakow
 09:30Lenka Bučková
Visegrad Fund
09:40 Session I
 09:40Prof. Jaroslav Nenadál   
Quality 4.0 Maturity: How to measure and evaluate it?
 10:00Prof. Piotr Rogala – Wroclaw University of Economics and Business, Prof. Małgorzata Pańkowska, University of Economics in Katowice
Investigating the Quality Professionals’ Acceptance Regarding the Quality 4.0
 10:20Prof. Mariusz Hetmańczyk, Future Industry Platform Foundation   
The impact of Industry 4.0 on the Polish economy - the role of the Future Industry Platform Foundation
10:40 Coffee break
11:00 Session II
 11:00Monika Bezak, Katowicka Specjalna Strefa Ekonomiczna S.A.   
The needs and role of education for Industry 4.0
 11:20Ing. Anna Vrabeľová, PhD., Prof. Ing. Hana Pačaiová, PhD., Ing. Andrea Sütőová, PhD., Technical University in Kosice, Slovakia   
The framework of the Quality 4.0 model
 11:40Paweł Firek, Improvement Factory Sp. z o.o.   
Digital transformation in in-line quality control
 12:00Dr Eng. Karol Kwiatek, Arcelor Mittal Poland   
Steelworks 4.0 - TLS, UAV, 3D, 360, GIS and VR
 12:20Lukáš Knap, MBA
Quality 4.0 and the digitalisation of production processes and procedures
12:40 Coffee break
13:00 Session III
 13:00Dr Pedro Domingues, University of Minho, Portugal
The management system role in a context of Industry 4.0
 13:20Ing. Slavomíra Vargová, PhD., University of Tomas Bata, Czechia
Approaches to risk analysis using quality tools
 13:40Ing. Juraj Glatz, PhD.
Industry 4.0 - findings and observations in Slovak companies
 14:00Ewelina Senczyszyn-Rożek, PhD student, Krakow University of Economics, Poland   
The role of organizational effectiveness in the Enterprise 4.0
14:20 Closing the seminar

The seminar is part of a project called "Improving quality management teaching in the era of Industry 4.0" implemented by the Cracow University of Economics, the Technical University of Košice and the Tomas Bata University in Zlín. The project is co-financed by the Governments of Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia through Visegrad Grants from International Visegrad Fund. The mission of the fund is to advance ideas for sustainable regional cooperation in Central Europe.

We invite you to visit our website (https://quality40.uek.krakow.pl), where you can find information about other activities available to business, administration and science.