9th International ECLASS Congress

Cologne | September 27, 2023

Meet the experts and share experiences

Meet us in Cologne! We bring you together with specialists, innovators and successful practitioners from the fields of master data management and digital standards.

At this year's ECLASS Congress we are again offering an interesting and varied program with a large number of use cases and best-practice examples from the fields of engineering and automation, as well as Building Information Modeling (BIM) or the chemical or electronics industry.

"The conference is one of the top events in the field of Digital Twin, Smart Manufacturing and Digitalization."

A special focus this year is on the possibilities of the Asset Administration Shell (AAS), through which various networked systems and applications can exchange information without errors.

The congress is aimed at specialists and executives from the areas of development, planning, production, operations, logistics, automation and IT, as well as all digitalization drivers.
Around 250 international participants will have the opportunity to discuss all aspects of open standards, make new contacts with decision-makers from industry, trade and engineering, and learn about exciting innovations in the Industrie 4.0 environment.

As a result of the very positive experience from the last digital congress, the Congress is now planned as a hybrid event and will be held in English to enable interested parties from other countries to participate.


In a series of 12 thematically diverse and interesting lectures, top-class speakers from industry, trade and science offer thematically varied and interesting presentations on the topics of Master Data Management and Industrie 4.0 - tailored for beginners and experts.

Please find further information in our agenda!



No matter whether you want to participate on site or follow the live stream. In both cases, registration is mandatory.

How to find us

This year's ECLASS Congress will take place at the German Economic Institute (IW) which is located in the center of Cologne, just a few minutes' walk from Cologne Central Station.


Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft
German Economic Institute


Konrad-Adenauer Ufer 21
50668 Cologne

Evening Event

Deutsches Sport & Olympia Museum
German Sport & Olympic Museum


Im Zollhafen 1
50678 Cologne

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[Translate to Englisch:] Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft

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