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May 28−29, 2024

Tampere Hall

Tampere, Finland



& side events on  May 30th


Join the leading mobile machine builders and technology developers in this 2-day event to share views of the future mobile machine and how to make it happen through collaboration, innovations, and competence development.
The event will consist of deep dives, case examples, panel discussions, and networking
and experiencing state-of-the-art technology demos and concepts in the exhibition area.

For who?

Future Mobile Work Machine is an insightful forerunner event focusing on the future of the non-road mobile machine industry, and an excellent opportunity to meet world leaders in their field.

The event’s target participants come from
machine manufacturers, technology companies, other collaborators, and research organizations in the industry.

The event is intended especially for executives, directors, managers, and experts responsible for companies' future technologies and business operations, and for professors and researchers of the relevant research areas.

Main topics of the 2024 event

Mobile Machine 2035

What does the machine look like after a decade? How to make it happen in the big picture? Besides technological innovations, collaborative foresight and active influencing in the operational environment are needed.

Future Work Site

Machines fleets of various models from different manufacturers are working autonomously and in collaboration with people in closed/open and remote/urban environment. Safety is critical with increasing need for cyber security.

Sustainability in Mobile Machines

Sustainability is a critical cross-cutting theme with drivers like ESG requirements and new business opportunities. Topics discussed will range from novel domain-specific cases of electrification and decarbonization to harnessing data to enable completely new value from sustainable operations.

Future Competences

How to identify and develop new critical competences in engineering and academic research with practical tools and cooperation models. How to secure the availability of future talents?

Registration fee

Both days

Tuesday 28.5.2024

Wednesday 29.5.2024


372 € incl. VAT 24 %

Registration fee includes participation in the seminar program, networking at the EXPO area, and scheduled coffees and lunches.

More information:

Preliminary programme & side event

Image by Jorge Salvador
Tuesday 28.5.


Registration & coffee
9:15 – 12:00
Session 1: Mobile Machine 2035 

(incl. break in EXPO area)

Opening speech
Matti Mannonen
Executive Director
Industry of the Future Technology Industries of Finland
Pekka Ingalsuo
Vice President
Tractor platforms
AGCO Corporation
Future Construction Ecosystem - What Lies Ahead and steps to make it happen
Carolina Diez Ferrer
Vice President
Future solutions
Volvo Construction Equipment
Kalle Kantola
Vice President, Foresight-driven Business Strategies
Panel discussion:
Visions of mobile machine in 2035
Foresight in practice – from visions to value
What will the future of the tractors look like

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch + EXPO open 
13:30 – 16:30
Session 2:
Sustainability in Mobile Machines

(incl. break in EXPO area)

Session introduction:
Technology-enabled Sustainability
Mikko Valtee
Manager, Applied Research
Atte Jääskeläinen

The Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra
Jolanthe de Meyer
Global Trans4Mine Specialist

MineGame Customer Case Story
Maria Antikainen
Offering Sustainability Lead

Product Circularity in Mobile Machines
Interactive part: Engaging audience into insights creation

16:30 – 19:00

Evening session:
Machines, technologies & services of the future
Technology highlight: Charmec Revo - Utilizing Robotics to Elevate Explosives Charging Safety in Underground Mining 
Anssi Mykkänen
Explosives Charging Product Line Director
Welcome to EXPO:
Exhibitors & Sponsors present themselves
Cocktail buffet and networking at the EXPO area


End of day 1
Wednesday 29.5.


Registration & coffee

9:00 – 11:30

Session 3: Future Work Site

(incl. break in EXPO area)

Connected construction: Enabling mixed fleet worksite data exchange
Mikko Vesanen
Head of Software Products
Franz Schulte
CTO, Research & Development

The Evolving Role of a Human in Smart Operations
Beyond the Machine: Technical Supervision and other insights from Autonomous L4 Automotive Projects
Patrick Eisele
Consultant Autonomous Mobility

P3 Group
Development trends in NRMM autonomy & future work sites
Pekka Yli-Paunu
Research Director


11:30 – 13.00

Lunch + EXPO open

13:00 – 15:30

Session 4: Future Competences

(incl. break in EXPO area)

Janne Haapasalo
Forestry Engineering
John Deere
Experts wanted! Who develops the work machines of the future?
Aki Mikkola
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
LUT School of Energy Systems
Fast-track learning for future skills in industry
Maximilian Schöberl
Research Team Lead
Technical University of Munich
Experiences and Future Concepts for the Education of Construction Equipment, Logistics and Robotics Engineers, Joint Class with the Stanford University

Panel discussion: Highlights of the event

  • Keynote speakers from each session


The event ends
Thursday 30.5.
Site visits at company premises


Future Mobile Work Machine participants have an excellent opportunity to sign up for company site visits after the main event on Thursday 30th May. Please apply for the site visits while registering for the main event via the same registration form.  


The two site visit options are:  

  • Transportation from hotel Marriot/Tampere Hall at 9:00, and the return journey from Sandvik by 12:00 at the latest.  

  • Transportation from hotel Marriot/Tampere Hall at 9:00, and the return journey at about 13:00.  

  • First visit to Novatron site in Pirkkala and then to Cargotec Kalmar in Tampere 


The site visits are intended for managers, directors, and executives of companies and researchers coming outside of Finland. For practical reasons, the visitor amount is limited. Please apply for the site visits while registering for the main event via the same registration form.  

Applying works with a 'first-come, first-serve' principle, but the hosting companies reserve the right to accept or decline visitors on grounds of suitability to the target audience, competitive relationship, or other factors. International guests are prioritized. 

All accepted visitors will receive confirmation and participation instructions via e-mail. All visitors must provide an official ID matching the application info to enter the premises.  

The site visits are coordinated by Business Tampere.  

Please register for the Future Mobile Work Machine event and a site visit via this link:


More speakers will be updated soon.

Image by Erkka Wessman


Yliopistonkatu 57  
33100 Tampere, Finland  

Welcome to a modern city center hotel! 

Courtyard by Marriott Tampere City is a modern 4-star hotel in the center of Tampere, under the same roof as the Future Mobile Work Machine event venue at Tampere Hall.


When you make a reservation through the linked page, you get accommodation at a special price. The room price includes a varied breakfast, taxes, free Wi-Fi, and use of a well-equipped gym.

Other accommodation options in Tampere are listed here:  



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Photos from FMWM'23