2015 Program Overview

Monday, May 18
1:00 - 5:00 pm
OMAC Workshop (add'l registration required)
Speaker and session details coming soon
Tuesday, May 19
7:00 - 7:55 am
Breakfast
8:00 - 8:10 am
Welcome
David Greenfield, Director of Content, Automation World
8:15 - 9:00 am
9:05 - 9:50 am
The Vision of Smart Manufacturing
Jim Wetzel, Technical Director, System Engineering and Platform Reliability, General Mills
9:55 - 10:25 am
Networking and Refreshment Break
10:30 - 11:10 am
Manufacturing / Packaging Track Processing Track
Presentation by a leading automobile manufacturer
Speaker Announcement Coming Soon
Pushing the Limits of Asset Reliability
Gábor Bereznai, Director of Control and Electrical Engineering, MOL Danube Refinery
11:15 - 11:55 am
PackML: Beyond Packaging
Arthur Smith, Senior Automation Controls Engineer, Corning Inc.
Presentation by a leading multinational pharmaceutical manufacturer
Speaker Announcement Coming Soon
12:00 - 1:25 pm
Luncheon
Presentation by Alliance for Innovation & Operational Excellence: Total Cost of Ownership
1:30 - 2:10 pm
Technology Workshops
2:15 - 2:55 pm
The Industrial Internet of Things.... Practical Steps you Can Take Right Now
Mark Wylie, Global Vertical Market Manager, Belden
Factors to consider when buying an enclosure system
Presented by Rittal Corporation
3:00 - 3:30 pm
Networking and Refreshment Break
3:35 - 4:15 pm
The latest innovations in sensing and control technologies
Presented by Omron Automation & Safety
The next generation of industrial control systems
Presented by Bedrock Automation
Safety enhancements to optimize your plant's productivity
Presented by Pilz Automation Safety
Connected Industry: The Production Processes of Tomorrow
Presented by Bosch Rexroth Corporation
4:20 - 5:00 pm
Technology Workshop M
Presenter TBA
Technology Workshop N
Presenter TBA
Technology Workshop O
Presenter TBA
Technology Workshop P
Presenter TBA
5:00 - 6:30 pm
Cocktail Reception
Wednesday, May 20
7:00 - 7:55 am
Breakfast
8:00 - 8:45 am
How the Internet of Things Will Change - and Is Already Changing - the Manufacturing Industries
Dr. Richard Mark Soley, Executive Director, Industrial Internet Consortium
8:50 - 10:10 am
Industrial Internet of Things Panel One: Technologies
Panel participants are IIoT experts from our event sponsors
10:10 - 10:25 am
Short break for panel change
10:25 - 11:45 am
Industrial Internet of Things Panel Two: Applications
Panel participants are IIoT experts from our event sponsors
11:45 - 12:45 pm
Lunch
12:50 - 1:30 pm
Manufacturing / Packaging Track Processing Track
The Impact of 3D Printing on Manufacturing - Internal and External Implications
Alex Chausovsky, Research Manager and Principal Analyst, IHS
Presentation by one of the world's largest oil companies
Speaker Announcement Coming Soon
1:35 - 2:15 pm
Technology Workshops
Technology Workshop M
Presenter TBA
Technology Workshop N
Presenter TBA
Technology Workshop O
Presenter TBA
Technology Workshop P
Presenter TBA
2:20 - 3:00 pm
The latest innovations in sensing and control technologies
Presented by Omron Automation & Safety
The next generation of industrial control systems
Presented by Bedrock Automation
Safety enhancements to optimize your plant's productivity
Presented by Pilz Automation Safety
Connected Industry: The Production Processes of Tomorrow
Presented by Bosch Rexroth Corporation
3:00 - 3:30 pm
Break
3:35 - 4:15 pm
The Industrial Internet of Things.... Practical Steps you Can Take Right Now
Mark Wylie, Global Vertical Market Manager, Belden
Factors to consider when buying an enclosure system
Presented by Rittal Corporation
4:20 - 5:00 pm
Conference program is subject to change; please check back for periodic updates.