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Volume 318, 20207th International Conference of Materials and Manufacturing Engineering (ICMMEN 2020)
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|Published online||14 August 2020|
Prospective analysis of the impact of a pandemic in Industry 4.0
Laboratory for Machine Tools and Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Department, Aristoteles University of Thessaloniki, Greece
2 Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería. University of Seville, Spain
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
The world population in 2020 was estimated at 6.070 million and is projected to grow to around 9 billion by 2050. The evolution and transformation of society in the technological field is a challenge due to its rapid evolution and the social consequences it triggers. The pursued aim is the prospective analysis of diverse scenarios directed by Industry 4.0 macro-drivers, breeding cornerstones for the purpose to presage future pandemic backdrop. In accordance with the evolution of the force for change due to the analyzed factors, a series of recommendations and future work is elaborated to create a weapon to confront this possible context.
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