2016 Program Overview

Monday, May 23
7:00 - 6:45 pm
Machine Technology Day: Safety, Standards and Processes
additional registration required
Bruce Main, President, Design Safety Engineering, Inc.
Chris Lake, Vice President of Engineering, RedViking Engineering
OMAC Workshop , Presenter TBA
Tuesday, May 24
7:00 - 7:50 am
Breakfast
7:50 - 8:00 am
Welcome/Introduction by David Greenfield, Director of Content, Automation World
8:00 - 8:40 am
Digital Manufacturing: How the Future of Manufacturing is Being Implemented Today
Dean Bartles, Executive Director, Digital Manufacturing And Design Innovation Institute
8:45 - 9:25 am
An Information and Technology Journey from ERP to the Plant Floor… and Back Again
Tim Morrison, Global Business Process Manager, Production, Dow Corning
9:30 - 10:10 am
BASF’s Operator-Designed High-Performance HMI and Internet of Things Initiatives
Keith Dicharry, Principle Expert, Process Control / Electrical Director, BASF
10:10 - 10:40 am
Refreshment & Networking Break
10:40 - 11:50 am
Collaborative Robotics Panel
also featuring Mitsubishi Electric Automation
Carl Palme, Applications Product Manager, Rethink Robotics
Dr. Chetan Kapoor, Senior Director of Technology Innovation, Yaskawa
Scott Mabie, General Manager, Americas Region, Universal Robots
11:50 - 12:50 pm
Lunch
12:50 - 1:30 pm
Manufacturing / Packaging Track Processing Track
The OEE Starter Tool and OEE Benefit Calculator: Prioritizing Improvements that Deliver Measurable Results
Mark Hanley, Senior Asset Reliability Manager, Land O'Lakes
Steve Schlegel, Managing Director, OpX Leadership Network
Extending Plant Monitoring and Control Capabilities with Mobile Technologies at Chobani
Hugh Roddy, Head of Global Engineering, Chobani
1:35 - 2:15 pm
Discrete Manufacturing/Packaging session
Matt Reynolds, Editorial Director, Packaging + Processing OEM
Pat Reynolds, Editor, Packaging World
Inside the Convergence of Information and Operations Technology at Wish-Bone (Pinnacle Foods)
Presenter TBA
2:25 - 3:15 pm
Technology Workshops
How Do I Decide? Communication Protocols for IoT and Industry
Aron Semle, Product Manager for KEPServerEX , Kepware Technologies
The Internet of Things in Automation: What you need to know and why
Matt Newton, Director of Technical Marketing, Opto 22
3:20 - 4:00 pm
High Performance HMI/SCADA Improves Your Efficiency
Gimmi Filice, Manager, HMI/SCADA Software, GE Intelligent Platforms
Taking the Internet of Things Beyond Data to Actionable Insights – A Component Manufacturer’s Role
Jeremy King, IntelliSense® Product Marketing Manager, Bimba Manufacturing Company
Easy Access to Industrial Internet Benefits through Cloud Communications
Armin Pühringer, Business Development Manager, Hilscher North America, Inc.
4:00 - 4:25 pm
Refreshment & Networking Break
4:25 - 5:05 pm
Securing Industrial Networks
Mike Werning, Field Application Engineer, CCNA, Moxa, Inc.
5:10 - 5:50 pm
Technology Workshop M
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Technology Workshop N
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Technology Workshop O
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Technology Workshop P
Presenter TBA
5:50 - 7:00 pm
Cocktail Reception
Wednesday, May 25
7:00 - 7:55 am
Breakfast
8:00 - 8:05 am
Welcome/Introduction by David Greenfield, Director of Content, Automation World
8:05 - 8:45 am
Cybersecurity and the Process Control Network: Are You Prepared?
Dr. Byron K. Wallace, Cybersecurity Process Control Network Vulnerability Assessor, Chevron
8:50 - 9:50 am
Workforce Diversity: Attracting Women and Millennials to Automation Careers
Stephanie Neil, Automation World Senior Editor
Alicia Lomas, Automation & Controls Manager, Chobani
Cody Warren, Controls Engineer, Tamaki Control Ltd.
Lora Leigh Chrystal, Director, Program for Women in Science and Engineering, Iowa State University
9:30 - 10:00 am
Refreshment & Networking Break
10:00 - 11:00 am
11:00 - 11:10 am
Short break for panel change
11:10 - 12:10 pm
12:10 - 1:10 pm
Lunch
1:15 - 1:55 pm
Technology Workshops
Technology Workshop M
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Technology Workshop N
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Technology Workshop O
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Technology Workshop P
Presenter TBA
2:00 - 2:40 pm
Securing Industrial Networks
Mike Werning, Field Application Engineer, CCNA, Moxa, Inc.
2:40 - 3:10 pm
Refreshment & Networking Break
3:10 - 3:50 pm
High Performance HMI/SCADA Improves Your Efficiency
Gimmi Filice, Manager, HMI/SCADA Software, GE Intelligent Platforms
Taking the Internet of Things Beyond Data to Actionable Insights – A Component Manufacturer’s Role
Jeremy King, IntelliSense® Product Marketing Manager, Bimba Manufacturing Company
Easy Access to Industrial Internet Benefits through Cloud Communications
Armin Pühringer, Business Development Manager, Hilscher North America, Inc.
3:55 - 4:35 pm
How Do I Decide? Communication Protocols for IoT and Industry
Aron Semle, Product Manager for KEPServerEX , Kepware Technologies
The Internet of Things in Automation: What you need to know and why
Matt Newton, Director of Technical Marketing, Opto 22
Conference program is subject to change; please check back for periodic updates.