Day 1 - 13 November 2019

09:30AM

Ryan Martin

Principal Analyst

ABI Research

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09:30AM - Day 1

View Connected Industry: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

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Connected Industry: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Hear from an industry leading analyst about the latest trends, investments and market insights for IoT developers, vendors and service providers in the Connected Industry space

. Ryan Martin, Principal Analyst , ABI Research
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09:50AM

Moving from Industry 4.0 to Industry 5.0 & Human-machine interaction

The development and implementation of cognitive computing within industries is growing at a rapid pace as industry 4.0 and industry 5.0 redefine manufacturing processes. Here we will look at how Humans and Robots can effectively and safely work together to increase areas of manufacturing including:

  • Efficiency
  • Sustainable costs
  • Mass customisation
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10:20AM

Ryan Martin

Principal Analyst

ABI Research

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09:30AM - Day 1

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Richard Newberry

CEO

KMC Controls

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10:20AM - Day 1

View Panel: Creating a competitive edge with the IIoT

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Lalita Nair

Senior Director – Technology

Microland

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10:20AM - Day 1

View Panel: Creating a competitive edge with the IIoT

02:40PM - Day 2

View IoT Innovation: Deriving Value from the IoT

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Robert Rencher

Associate Technical Fellow, Senior Systems Engineer

The Boeing Company

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10:20AM - Day 1

View Panel: Creating a competitive edge with the IIoT

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Nina Tucker

VP Technology

Twin Oaks Computing

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10:20AM - Day 1

View Panel: Creating a competitive edge with the IIoT

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Panel: Creating a competitive edge with the IIoT

  • The IoT is now firmly embedded within many industrial enterprises – but how do you move ahead of the ever-growing pack and harness the full potential of IIoT?
  • How small wins can grow into big returns – making smart choices when it comes to platform selection, device management etc..
  • Seeing IoT as a business project, not an IT project
Moderator: . Ryan Martin, Principal Analyst , ABI Research
. Richard Newberry, CEO, KMC Controls
. Lalita Nair, Senior Director – Technology, Microland
. Robert Rencher, Associate Technical Fellow, Senior Systems Engineer, The Boeing Company
. Nina Tucker, VP Technology, Twin Oaks Computing
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11:00AM

Networking Break

11:20AM

Brandon Cannaday

CPO and Co-founder

Losant

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11:20AM - Day 1

View IoT for your customers not yourself

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IoT for your customers not yourself

to follow soon . . .

. Brandon Cannaday, CPO and Co-founder, Losant
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11:50AM

Eduardo Erazo

Global Director of Data Innovation, NextGen Digital

Black & Veatch

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03:00PM - Day 1

View Keynote Panel: Breaking Silos – A guide for CxOs

11:50AM - Day 1

View The role of Artificial Intelligence and Data in Machine learning for Industry

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The role of Artificial Intelligence and Data in Machine learning for Industry

The future of machine learning for industry is here, with the application of Artificial Intelligence, data centres and big data allowing for optimisation of processes and solutions. This session will look at the impact of this on industries, including:

  • Understanding the data – Making the most of predictions
  • The impact of machine learning on economic performance
  • Moving beyond just connecting things – Connecting, people, machines and platforms

From this, we ask the important question – Where should the responsibility behind AI lie?

. Eduardo Erazo, Global Director of Data Innovation, NextGen Digital, Black & Veatch
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12:10PM

Mobile Robotics and Autonomous Systems

Efficient links between production and logistical processes to optimise Autonomous Systems within Industries is vital. Higher degrees of automation such as robotics allow for efficiency, productivity, individualisation and a fully connected supply chain system. This talk will look at Autonomous Systems within Smart factories:

  • Bridging the gap between physical production processes – Mobile Robotics
  • Getting it all connected – Longevity of software and hardware
  • Cost effective automation
  • Sustainable developments and resources
  • The next generation of collaborative robotics
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12:30PM

Ryan Martin

Principal Analyst

ABI Research

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09:30AM - Day 1

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Misha Nikuin

Head of Intrapreneurship and Emerging Technology

Bechtel

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12:30PM - Day 1

View Fireside Chat: Pushing Boundaries on the ‘Smart Job Site’

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Fireside Chat: Pushing Boundaries on the ‘Smart Job Site’

  • More than ever, data streams are playing a key role for the ‘smart job site’- how will this develop into true actionable insights?
  • Where to collect the data and how to test it
  • The role of IoT sensors for smart construction
  • What do these insights and solutions mean for industries and how do we ensure they enable customers moving forward?
Moderator: . Ryan Martin, Principal Analyst , ABI Research
. Misha Nikuin, Head of Intrapreneurship and Emerging Technology, Bechtel
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01:00PM

Networking Break

02:00PM

Using Fog Computing to secure the Cloud and IIoT

Bringing the Cloud “closer to the ground” – Fog or Edge Computing allows for the Cloud to reach ‘things’ on the edge of networks. What is the role of the new paradigm of Fog/Edge Computing the IoT? We will hear about IoT use cases – What are the challenges when prototyping IoT devices and how Fog can secure the IoT

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02:30PM

Jim Tung

MathWorks Fellow

MathWorks

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02:30PM - Day 1

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Using MATLAB and Simulink in Industrial IoT Applications

  • Build and deploy digital twins and AI functionality for Industrial IoT Applications
  • Perform predictive maintenance, operations optimization, and other applications
  • Operationalize on choice of embedded, edge, on-prem, and cloud
. Jim Tung, MathWorks Fellow, MathWorks
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02:50PM

Carl Stjernfeldt

Head of Corporate Development – Americas

Shell New Energies

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02:50PM - Day 1

View Panel: Predictive Maintenance – How to Unlock True ‘Actionable Insight’

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Mike Hart

Director of Product Strategy for Manufacturing and Industrial IoT

Plex Systems

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10:10AM - Day 1

View Increased End-to-End Visibility and Asset Management using the IoT

02:50PM - Day 1

View Panel: Predictive Maintenance – How to Unlock True ‘Actionable Insight’

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Panel: Predictive Maintenance – How to Unlock True ‘Actionable Insight’

  • Exploring the technology available for condition monitoring and predictive maintenance across industry, from maintaining wind turbines to services elevators
  • Are we moving from reactive to predictive maintenance, and what role can machine learning play here? What about fixing problems remotely?
  • The potential benefits for business innovation and strategy of implementing IoT for maintenance, and what is holding industries back here?
  • Discussing the impact that data models used for predictive maintenance have on field services, and the need for feedback loops to continually refine them
. Carl Stjernfeldt, Head of Corporate Development – Americas, Shell New Energies
. Mike Hart, Director of Product Strategy for Manufacturing and Industrial IoT, Plex Systems
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03:30PM

Networking Break

04:00PM

Adrian Jennings

Chief Product Advocate

Ubisense

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10:20AM - Day 2

View Panel: Factories of the future

04:00PM - Day 1

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The Digital Twin use within the IIoT

  • How the Digital Twin concept bridges the physical and digital worlds to unlock new business value
  • The move from traditional methods to utilising easily-created connected mobile experiences; leveraging augmented reality will offer new levels of interaction across the product lifecycle including key areas like creation, operation and services. How will this effect human interaction?
  • Discussing how to get buy in from your organisation and combat cultural biases – C-suite but also across traditionally siloed departments like engineering and IT
  • Workforce of the future – How will digital labour in the servicing business transform the skills mix and workforces
. Adrian Jennings, Chief Product Advocate, Ubisense
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04:20PM

Additive Manufacturing – The Future of Products

Utilising Additive Manufacturing to build desired structures and products is becoming a global trend in Industries. While being resource and cost effective, an example of 3-D printing allows for lightweight designs and a greater range of product sizes and solutions. Decentralised Rapid Prototyping and Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) create high performance, reduces transport distances and stock on hand. With the development of Additive Manufacturing seeming to have no limitations, what can be expected of such revolutionary technology?

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04:50PM

Session Close

Day 2 - 14 November 2019

09:30AM

Connected Industry Day 2: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Hear from an industry leading analyst on day 2 of the conference about the latest trends, investments and market insights for IoT developers, vendors and service providers within the connected industry space

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09:50AM

Manjanath Nayak

Sr. Vice President, Strategic Accounts BU & Global Industrial IoT Business

Microland

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09:50AM - Day 2

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The Future of Manufacturing – 2019 and Beyond

  • Discussing the shift in manufacturing from a product focus to the future of being outcome orientated and how this leads to an end-user focused result
  • Examining new factory concepts enabled by the ‘Industrial Internet’ – Utilising smart buildings and smart machinery
  • Results in terms of Capex, Opex and reductions in energy consumption and increased efficiency
  • The future of the workforce – How will digital labour in manufacturing transform the skills mix and the focus of tomorrow’s workforce
. Manjanath Nayak, Sr. Vice President, Strategic Accounts BU & Global Industrial IoT Business, Microland
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10:20AM

Phillip Azanov

Lead - IoT/Industry 4.0, Americas

Westernacher

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Gabriel Millien

Head of LEAN Business Transformation and Acceleration

Nestle Purina North America

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10:20AM - Day 2

View Panel: Factories of the future

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Adrian Jennings

Chief Product Advocate

Ubisense

Associated Talks:

10:20AM - Day 2

View Panel: Factories of the future

04:00PM - Day 1

View The Digital Twin use within the IIoT

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Christopher Collins

Senior Director – IIoT

Microland

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10:20AM - Day 2

View Panel: Factories of the future

12:20PM - Day 2

View Panel: How Industrial IoT is reworking more traditional manufacturing business models

02:40PM - Day 2

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Panel: Factories of the future

A smart factory of the future is a fully connected system which utilises a constant stream of data from IoT-enabled processes such as inventory tracking, predictive maintenance, smart manufacturing and the implementation of digital twins. Advancements in smart lighting, temperature control and smart security systems add to the potential of a digitally integrated system. This talk will look at how all of these processes harmonise and enable more informed decisions, including:

  • Reduction in service costs
  • Lower energy consumption and increased efficiency
  • Process Automation – Moving beyond IoT to intelligent objects
  • Innovative production – What’s the next addition to the evolving smart factory?
Moderator: . Phillip Azanov, Lead - IoT/Industry 4.0, Americas, Westernacher
. Gabriel Millien, Head of LEAN Business Transformation and Acceleration, Nestle Purina North America
. Adrian Jennings, Chief Product Advocate, Ubisense
. Christopher Collins, Senior Director – IIoT , Microland
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11:00AM

Networking Break

11:20AM

Open Source Software, Hardware and Hybrid innovation for Industry 4.0

  • With the focus of open source hardware, software and hybrid for industry on technology innovation rather than loyalty to operators and suppliers, where does this leave technology providers in an expanding market?
  • Is flexibility of out-sourcing and in-sourcing resources the most important factor in Industry 4.0?
  • How open source solutions allow for improved interoperability, increased innovation and more economical efficiency
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11:50AM

Senior Representative, OPC Foundation

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11:50AM - Day 2

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Construction within Industry 4.0, From Talk to Action

With engineering and construction companies reporting to have already reached an advanced level of digitalisation and integration, and others adopting these digital advancements; the revolution of ‘Industry 4.0’ will change how structures are designed, built, maintained and used. Now focusing on long-term innovation, what are the digital solutions Industry 4.0 provides within construction?

  • Geospatial analysis
  • Process Automation
  • Talk to action – Utilising data to manage design intent to physical construction
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12:10PM

Fireside Chat: Industry 4.0 Business Models

  • Integrating OT with IoT in the modern enterprise models – Challenges such as technology, culture, standards and security for industry 4.0
  • Looking at the way in which IoT-enabled manufacturing can provide visibility of resources, assets, processes for enhanced productivity and better ROI
  • Smart access points – How mobility, logistics, buildings, products, services and grids impact the business models
  • How Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, and Virtual Reality (VR) impact on manufacturing
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12:40PM

Networking Break

02:00PM

Process Automation to Stay Ahead of the Industry Curve

Industry 4.0 and the unstoppable rise of automation is redefining manufacturing processes once and for all. Manufacturers are presented with the challenge of updating and digitising their systems as a means of future-proofing their businesses and staying ahead of the industry curve. This talk will look at how Process Automation allows for real time overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) information and how this data can be utilised for competitive advantage.

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02:30PM

Which IoT Security System is best for Secure Manufacturing?

A robust security system for your industrial IoT (IIoT) manufacturing network is vital in numerous ways; not only does this allow for supply chains to function at top capacity, but also ensures competitors are not able to gain access to your businesses key information e.g. Blueprints and product breakdowns. This talk will cover the key breakdowns of what to consider when choosing your IIoT security system, including:

  • What type of security technology should you implement and where? Is a multi-layered system most effective for protecting IoT manufacturing networks?
  • Is Internetworking the solution for connecting private data between end users, contractors and vendors? Pros and cons for a difficult V simplistic IIoT security system to defend yourself from cyber-attacks
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02:50PM

Phillip Azanov

Lead - IoT/Industry 4.0, Americas

Westernacher

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Steve Caudill

Director, Agriculture Sector Digital Operations

CNH Industrial

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02:50PM - Day 2

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Panel: Connectivity and Interoperability of Legacy Equipment

  • Connecting and future-proofing legacy machines and equipment – Examining the methods, results and pain points
  • Data Challenges in a research organization – Is a reusable pattern the solution?
  • Journey from a disconnected world into a streaming data platform – Does enabling IoT improve on KPIs for production, cost consideration and resource consumption?
  • Moving analytics to the edge – What is the right data to collect from your legacy equipment and how to get it fast
Moderator: . Phillip Azanov, Lead - IoT/Industry 4.0, Americas, Westernacher
. Steve Caudill, Director, Agriculture Sector Digital Operations, CNH Industrial
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03:30PM

Session Close