IMI 2020 - IT meets Industry

Call for papers - Contribute and be there!

IMI 2020 - IT meets Industry
Congress & Exhibition - Industrial Cyber Security
September 22-23, 2020 - Congress Center Rosengarten Mannheim, Germany

Interconnecting IT and Automation offers great opportunities for the operation of industrial production sites and critical infrastructures. However, this may carry along some complex risks. IMI offers a platform for in-depth exchange between the IT and OT worlds. The objective: Using the opportunities of digitization at the best and minimizing risks.

You have new ideas - Share your insights!

  • Tell your story to the “Who-is-who” of the IT-/OT-Security world
  • Get into in-depth exchange and network with leading experts and pioneers from the industry
  • Benefit from free access to the conference plus invite a guest *
  • Publish your CV, abstract and presentation on the event-website

We are looking for:

  • Representatives from universities and research institutions
  • Experienced practitioners from the industry (end-users only!)
  • Representatives from governmental organisations and associations

  • You represent a system manufacturer, integrator, service provider or consultancy and would like to contribute actively to the program?
    Please contact Karina Endres:

Topics include but are not limited to:

We are looking for creative, practical and intelligible submissions for Speaking Slot, Poster Session or Science Slam.
Finde more details about the formats here.

  • Industrial Cyber Security
    IT/OT-Security, Security by Design, Secure Infrastructures and Architectures, Pen-Testing, OT-Network Monitoring,
    Regulations & Standards (IEC 62433, IT-Sicherheitsgesetz 2.0)

  • IT/OT-Convergence
    IT/OT-Interaction, Security for Safety, OT-Training for IT-Professionals

  • Digital Transformation in Industry and Critical Infrastructures
    Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, Wireless, Industrial 5G, Augmented / Virtual Reality

Your Topic not listed here? Inspire us!


Abstract submission: 30 April 2020 - extended 31 May 2020
Acceptance notification: 30 June 2020
Submission of final contribution: 30 July 2020
Presentation: at IMI event on 22/23 Sept 2020 (date of presentation will be defined by anapur AG)

The organizer reserves the right to make alterations. * After acceptance notification, anapur provides congress tickets (access to conference and exhibition on both conference days, including lunch and coffee breaks and social event) for you and one additional person (end-users only!) Travel and accommodation expenses are not included.