Day 1 - 23 September 2021

09:30AM

(CET)

Smart Industry – Chairperson’s Welcome

Opening talk – overview of sessions and key highlights.

09:45AM

(CET)

From A to B – The Digital Supply Chain

  • Optimisation the supply chain – using Edge for data processing, collected from the IoT infrastructure.  
  • Connectivity considerations – what connectivity solution works best for different infrastructures?  
  • As we continue with contactless services, care drones lead the way for the future?  

10:15AM

(CET)

IoT and Blockchain Enabling Global Supply Chains 

  • Responding to demand – the full reboot of supply chains after 2020.  
  • Combining IoT sensors and blockchain capabilities to optimise supply chains.  
  • Use-cases of this in action.  

10:45AM

(CET)

IIoT – Improving Today for a Better Tomorrow

  • The progressions of AI, ML and additive manufacturing in IIoT – the challenges and solutions.  
  • Utilising Edge for optimum response rates and data led decision making. 
  • The critical role of IoT for remote management services.  
  • Reaching KPI’s through IoT enabled process optimisation. 
  • A shift towards sustainable practices – how IoT and other disruptive technologies can help.  

11:15AM

Networking Break

11:40AM

(CET)

Frank Ferro

Director Insights

PostNL

Associated Talks:

11:40AM - Day 1

View Panel: Data on the Move – Intelligent Decision Making for Process Optimisation

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Uwe Kueppers

MESA International Chairman of the EMEA Board

MESA International

Associated Talks:

11:40AM - Day 1

View Panel: Data on the Move – Intelligent Decision Making for Process Optimisation

01:45PM - Day 1

View Live Panel: Intelligent Decision Making – IoT & AI Data Analytics for Predictive Maintenance & Process Optimisation

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Panel: Data on the Move – Intelligent Decision Making for Process Optimisation

  • Mass data analysis – how to make the most of your insights and contextualise the data before it goes stale. 
  • Making data interoperable to utilise insights across silos.   
  • A global shift to remote management and more predictive and pro-active solutions – how IoT is the answer.  
  • Comparing multi-cloud, hybrid-cloud, open platform approaches – understanding the best approach and analysing a ‘future focus’. 
. Frank Ferro, Director Insights, PostNL
. Uwe Kueppers, MESA International Chairman of the EMEA Board, MESA International

12:20PM

(CET)

AI and ML for Optimised Automation

  • Combining machine learning and human workforces for a ‘best of both worlds’ approach to processes.  
  • Driving infrastructure resilience through AI and ML. 
  • Where to start in automating the system? 

12:40PM

(CET)

Industry 5.0, the Next Frontier

  • Evolving from Industry 4.0 and the shift to a more sustainable and human-centric approach.  
  • Cultural change – enabling the human workforce and machines to work in tandem for the digital age.  
  • It is imperative industries evolve to this new way of thinking and manufacturing, but where do you begin?  

01:10PM

(CET)

The Rise of Edge for IIoT

  • Opportunities and risks with utilising Edge. 
  • Edge manufacturing in Industry 4.0 and other use-cases. 
  • The future of Edge computing and the next phase of research needed to propel market adoption.  

01:30PM

Networking Break

02:20PM

(CET)

Panel: IoT Security – Acting Ahead of the Threat

  • Security first, Technology second – how to secure old and new infrastructures to build a cyber secure eco-system. 
  • Vulnerabilities – how to spot them and how to combat them.    
  • The constant battle of staying secure in an ever-adapting digital world.  
  • Industry collaborations for improved security solutions and standards. 

03:00PM

(CET)

Securing Industrial Infrastructures

This session will look at combining IoT, AI and cyber security capabilities as enablers to secure industry critical infrastructures.  

03:10PM

(CET)

IT/OT Convergence – A Cyber Security Approach

  • Defining a roadmap on how to tackle IT/OT convergence. 
  • Keeping cyber security at the forefront as digital technologies and processes are implemented. 
  • A look at the challenges and solutions faced. 

03:30PM

(CET)

Keeping IoT Products Secure

This session will look at the current status of the IoT landscape from a cyber security perspective and cover real-world examples of threats and attacks across industries 

03:40PM

(CET)

Warning! IoT in Critical Environments

To follow soon …

04:10PM

(CET)

End of Day 1

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Topics include: Digital Transformation | Digitisation | Cultural Change | Disruptive Technologies | Enterprise Sustainability | Smart Cities