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
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
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
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
The next generation of industrial control systems
Presented by Bedrock Automation
Human-Robot Collaboration
Elena Gil Dominquez, Safety Consultant, Pilz Automation Safety
Connected Industry: The Production Processes of Tomorrow
Jim Hulman, Business Development, Bosch Rexroth Corporation
4:20 - 5:00 pm
Technology Workshop N
Presented by Microsoft and Schneider Electric
Technology Workshop O
Presented by B+B SmartWorx
Technology Workshop P
Presented by GE Automation
5:00 - 6:30 pm
Cocktail Reception
Wednesday, May 20
7:00 - 7:55 am
Breakfast
8:00 - 8:40 am
Why and How Industrial Networking Technology Was Chosen for Use on the International Space Station
Tom Basciano, Project Manager for the International Space Station, Boeing
Stephen Hunter, Manager of Computer Resources & C&DH Architecture
OD/ISS Avionics & Software Office for the International Space Station Program, 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
Technology Workshop N
Presented by Microsoft and Schneider Electric
Technology Workshop O
Presented by B+B SmartWorx
Technology Workshop P
Presented by GE Automation
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
The next generation of industrial control systems
Presented by Bedrock Automation
Human-Robot Collaboration
Elena Gil Dominquez, Safety Consultant, Pilz Automation Safety
Connected Industry: The Production Processes of Tomorrow
Jim Hulman, Business Development, 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
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.