2015 Program Overview

Monday, May 18
1:00 - 5:00 pm
OMAC PackML Workshop (add'l registration required)
Arthur Smith, Senior Automation Controls Engineer, Corning Inc.
Doug Buschor, E-Technologies Group
Steve Perry, Partner and Managing Director and Steve Schlegel, Managing Director, Alliance for Innovation & Operational Excellence (AIOE)
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
The Vision of Smart Manufacturing
Jim Wetzel, Technical Director, System Engineering and Platform Reliability, General Mills
9:05 - 9:50 am
How the Internet of Things Will Change - and Is Already Changing - the Manufacturing Industries
Dr. Richard Mark Soley, Executive Director, Industrial Internet Consortium
9:55 - 10:25 am
Refreshment and Networking Break
10:30 - 11:10 am
Manufacturing / Packaging Track Processing Track
Transitioning Automation from the Automotive Sector to Other Industries
Giuseppe Fiorentino, Head of Sales and Marketing- Adaptive Solutions Business Unit, Comau
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.
From ERP to Farm to Fork and Back - Serialization Comes to Produce
Dewey R. Scott, Operations Manager, Scott Farms
12:00 - 1:25 pm
Luncheon
Presentation by Alliance for Innovation & Operational Excellence: Total Cost of Ownership
1:30 - 2:10 pm
Technology Workshops
The future of pneumatics: smart technology that maximizes uptime with predictive intelligence and condition-based monitoring
Jeremy King, IntelliSense® Product Marketing Manager, Bimba Manufacturing Company
Industrial Internet of Things – Leveraging new technologies to solve old problems
Aron Semle, Product Manager for KEPServerEX , Kepware Technologies
2:15 - 2:55 pm
The Industrial Internet of Things ... Practical Steps you Can Take Right Now
Mark Wylie, Global Vertical Market Manager, Belden
The Value-Added Chain of Control Panel Design & Manufacturing
Stewart Wilson, Solution Engineer - North Region, Rittal Corporation
Configure a Robot in 8 minutes flat using Ethernet POWERLINK and mapp Technology
Marcel Voigt, Senior Solution Engineer, Ethernet POWERLINK Standardization Group (EPSG)
3:00 - 3:30 pm
Afternoon Break
3:35 - 4:15 pm
Traceability: Vision Inspection is Vital for Brand Protection
Laura Studwell, Food, Beverage and Packaging Industry Marketing Manager , Omron Automation & Safety
An Automation Revolution: Simple, Scalable, Secure
Albert Rooyakkers, Founder, CTO, VP Engineering, Bedrock Automation
Human-Robot Collaboration
Elena Gil Dominquez, Safety Consultant, Pilz Automation Safety
Connected Industry: The Production Processes of Tomorrow
Allen Tubbs, Product Manager, Electric Drives and Controls, Bosch Rexroth Corporation
4:20 - 5:00 pm
Designing Industrial Networks Using TIA 1005
Gregg Schaefer , Regional Automation Manager , Anixter
When IT Meets OT in the IoT - The Practical Application of Overlay Networks
Mike Fahrion, VP of IoT Technologies, B+B SmartWorx
Increasing Operator Efficiency with High-Performance HMI/SCADA and Alarm Management
Prasad Pai, Manager, Automation Software, GE Intelligent Platforms
Reporting any time, any place, on any device with Wonderware SmartGlance
Jason Young, Senior Program Manager, Microsoft
Saadi Kermani, Product Manager, Schneider Electric Manufacturing
5:00 - 6:30 pm
Cocktail Reception
Wednesday, May 20
7:00 - 7:55 am
Breakfast
8:00 - 8:40 am
Choosing Industrial Networking Technology for the International Space Station
Tom Basciano, Project Manager for the International Space Station, Boeing
Stephen Hunter, Manager of Computer Resources, International Space Station Project, NASA
8:45 - 9:25 am
The Impact of 3D Printing on Manufacturing - Internal and External Implications
Alex Chausovsky, Research Manager and Principal Analyst, IHS
9:25 - 9:50 am
Break for panel setup
9:50 - 10:50 am
Industrial Internet of Things Panel One: Technologies
Experts from Bedrock, Belden, Bimba, EPSG, Opto 22 and Microsoft
10:45 - 10:55 am
Short break for panel change
10:55 - 11:55 am
Industrial Internet of Things Panel Two: Applications
Experts from B+B SmartWorx, Bosch Rexroth, GE Intelligent Platforms, Kepware Technologies, Moxa and Siemens
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 - 1:40 pm
Manufacturing / Packaging Track Processing Track
How Michelin Ensures a Steady Stream of Trained Automation Employees
Randy Crutfield, Site Hiring Manager, Michelin North America
TransCanada Keystone XL — An Inside Look at the Automation Behind the Pipeline’s Operations and Safety
Jason Ault, Keystone Facilities Automation Systems Manager
1:45 - 2:25 pm
Technology Workshops
Proactive Maintenance Management with Avantis
Sean Gregerson, Sales Director, Schneider Electric Manufacturing
Designing Industrial Networks Using TIA 1005
Gregg Schaefer , Regional Automation Manager , Anixter
When IT Meets OT in the IoT - The Practical Application of Overlay Networks
Mike Fahrion, VP of IoT Technologies, B+B SmartWorx
Increasing Operator Efficiency with High-Performance HMI/SCADA and Alarm Management
Prasad Pai, Manager, Automation Software, GE Intelligent Platforms
2:30 - 3:10 pm
Traceability: Vision Inspection is Vital for Brand Protection
Laura Studwell, Food, Beverage and Packaging Industry Marketing Manager , Omron Automation & Safety
An Automation Revolution: Simple, Scalable, Secure
Albert Rooyakkers, Founder, CTO, VP Engineering, Bedrock Automation
Human-Robot Collaboration
Elena Gil Dominquez, Safety Consultant, Pilz Automation Safety
Connected Industry: The Production Processes of Tomorrow
Allen Tubbs, Product Manager, Electric Drives and Controls, Bosch Rexroth Corporation
3:10 - 3:30 pm
Break
3:30 - 4:10 pm
An Open Source Approach to Combining IOT With Real-time Machine Control
Sari Germanos, Technology Marketing Manager, Ethernet POWERLINK Standardization Group (EPSG)
The Industrial Internet of Things ... Practical Steps you Can Take Right Now
Mark Wylie, Global Vertical Market Manager, Belden
The Value-Added Chain of Control Panel Design & Manufacturing
Stewart Wilson, Solution Engineer - North Region, Rittal Corporation
4:15 - 4:55 pm
The future of pneumatics: smart technology that maximizes uptime with predictive intelligence and condition-based monitoring
Jeremy King, IntelliSense® Product Marketing Manager, Bimba Manufacturing Company
Industrial Internet of Things – Leveraging new technologies to solve old problems
Aron Semle, Product Manager for KEPServerEX , Kepware Technologies
Conference program is subject to change; please check back for periodic updates.