Industry 4.0 is described as the 4th industrial revolution and it includes artificial intelligence (AI). However, how does Lean fit into the prescribed model? And, how does industry adapt to the coming changes? In this session we’ll gain a further understanding into Industry 4.0 and where we, as an industry, sit within its forecasted evolution. We will look at how AI and automation will affect (or not affect) the future of our businesses and, most importantly, how our Lean and continuous improvement efforts will remain relevant. Come to this session to engage in a conversation about the future and gain introspection in the unforeseen world of AI and automation as it heralds a new era in our industry.