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
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 o
Presented by Bosch Rexroth Corporation
3:00 - 3:30 pm
Break
3:35 - 4:15 pm
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.