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 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
IIoT – Leveraging new technologies to solve old problems
John Harrington, Director of Product Management, 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
An Open Source Approach to Combining IOT With Real-time Machine Control
Sari Germanos, Technology Marketing Manager, Ethernet POWERLINK Standardization Group (EPSG)
The Value-Added Chain of Control Panel Design & Manufacturing
Stewart Wilson, Solution Engineer - North Region, Rittal Corporation
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, Bosch Rexroth Corporation
4:20 - 5:00 pm
Designing Industrial Networks Using TIA 1005
Gregg Schaefer , Regional Automation Manager , Anixter
Proactive Maintenance Management with Avantis
Presented by Microsoft and Schneider Electric
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
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 and Opto 22
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
Designing Industrial Networks Using TIA 1005
Gregg Schaefer , Regional Automation Manager , Anixter
Reporting any time, any place, on any device with Wonderware SmartGlance
Presented by Microsoft and Schneider Electric
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, Bosch Rexroth Corporation
3:10 - 3:30 pm
Break
3:30 - 4:10 pm
The Industrial Internet of Things ... Practical Steps you Can Take Right Now
Mark Wylie, Global Vertical Market Manager, Belden
Configure a Robot in 8 minutes flat using Ethernet POWERLINK and mapp Technology
Marcel Voigt, Senior Solution Engineer, Ethernet POWERLINK Standardization Group (EPSG)
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
IIoT – Leveraging new technologies to solve old problems
John Harrington, Director of Product Management, Kepware Technologies
Conference program is subject to change; please check back for periodic updates.