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Hyatt Regency Dallas, TX
November 28 & 29, 2017

Internet of Manufacturing Southwest 2017 Agenda

Please find the Internet of Manufacturing Southwest conference program below.

Agenda

 Conference Day One: Demonstrating the ROI of Industrial IoT
6.45-7.30am IoB Mixr
Meet in the hotel lobby for a sociable run!
8.00am Registration & Welcome Refreshments
8.45am Internet of Business’ Opening Remarks & Icebreaker Games
9.00am Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Peter DeNagy, President, Acommence Advisors

 ROI & Business Buy-In
9.10am  Opening Keynote: How Pioneer Natural Resources Is Creating the Oil Field of the Future

  • Overcome the challenges of recognizing revenue in industrial IoT
  • Optimizing oil & gas supply chain, plant tooling, asset management and market delivery faster and more efficiently before they become expensive downtime problems
  • Deploying data analytics and automation to reduce oil production downtime

ShaChelle Manning, Director Corporate Innovation, Pioneer Natural Resources

9.30am Second Keynote: The Digital Thread: Transitioning to Industry 4.0

  • Defining the Digital Thread concept: Creating and consuming engineering downstream
  • Reflecting on the advancements of Digital Thread technologies for:
    •      Material handling
    •      Automated drilling
    •      Augmented reality
    •      Graphics
    •      Robotics
    •      Optical projection
    •      3D scanning
  • A future of connected factory systems: Automating standard metrics and system performance analysis

Dr. Don A. Kinard, Senior Technological Fellow, Lockheed Martin

9.50am Secure Device Management for the IIoT

The IoT is a game changer for industrial customers, enabling companies to transform their businesses and measurably improve performance or reach of their products and services. With new opportunities come new challenges, securing your connected industrial devices being a top of mind concern.

In this session you will learn:

  • Key IoT trends that are driving the security conversation
  • How to characterize different concerns related to securing your application
  • How customers address security concerns

For further information on this session please email [email protected]

10.10am FUTURE TRENDS PANEL: Preparing the North American Manufacturing Industry for the Future

  • Comparing the US manufacturing market to Europe and Asia’s: where are benefits from IoT being seen?
  • Seizing the start-up disruption: why manufacturers shouldn’t just view new technology providers as just another vendor. Exploring what manufacturers can learn from start-up innovation.
  • Learn how workers have adapted and honed their skill-set to adjust and be effective in an IoT-enabled manufacturing environment
  • Consider how wearables and collaborative robots will fully realize the potential of factories of the future

Moderated by:

Laura Juliano, Partner & Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group

Panelists:

Dr. Don A. Kinard, Senior Technological Fellow, Lockheed Martin
Charles Jones, Director – Advanced Manufacturing, Petmate
Kuan-Tsae Huang, CEO, AzTrong

10.40-11.20am Networking & Refreshment Break
10.40-11.20am

One-to-One Business Meetings

Network with tech innovators that address your current priorities in these pre-arranged and mutually agreed meetings.

A valuable platform for educating yourself on the latest technology and making informed decisions for your IoT strategy.

11.20am Fulfilling Business Model Transformation and Encouraging Innovative Thinking

  • Changing board room mindsets to become a digitally native company
  • Understanding the first steps needed to shift from a hardware to software and services company
  • Establishing new business models and directing change management to ensure they adopted at every organizational level

Edward Rodden, CIO, Sugar Creek

11.40am Implementing 21st Century Smart Manufacturing

  • Hear how this specialty material maker became a smart manufacturer by combining multiple capabilities: integrating measurements, controls, computing platforms, modeling and analytics
  • Improved process and product development and manufacturing performance
  • Reduce manufacturing cost within plants and across the supply chain

J. Scott Drennan, Director – Engineering Innovation, Bell Helicopter

12.00pm Getting the Data and Connectivity Bang for your IoT Investment Buck

  • Harness the power of the data you generate every day to effectively run a better and more profitable business
  • Learn how process and product-centric connectivity, IoT platforms and applications reduce the complexity of deployment
  • Gain knowledge from IoT deployment case studies that show the value of investment

For further information on this session please email [email protected]

 12.20-1.20pm Manufacturer-Led Roundtable Discussions
Choose one of our four working groups led by manufacturers to discuss advances within your business and brainstorm challenges. Spend 40 minutes with your group leader to work through the questions left in a golden envelope on your table, before sharing with the full audience the conclusions your group has come to.
GROUP A Industrial IoT: What Manufacturers Should Know

What does IoT actually mean to your business? There are so many new technologies to watch, it is difficult to discern which will bring value. From machine-to-machine, to data analytics, to the cloud, to virtual and augmented reality, the technology is as vast as it is confusing. Find out what you need to know or share what you do know.

Moderated by: Kevin Christenson, Global Manufacturing IT – NMP Infrastructure Strategy Manager, Ford Motor

GROUP B Cybersecurity Considerations for Manufacturers

Your manufacturing process and intellectual property are targets. The Homeland Security’s Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Emergency Response Team, or ICS-CERT, responded to a total of 295 cyber incidents, up 20 percent from the previous fiscal year. This roundtable discusses the imminent threats and strategies you can take to minimize risks.

Moderated by: Edward Rodden, CIO, Sugar Creek

GROUP C The Cloud, the Fog and the Edge

Cloud, fog, and edge computing are being employed by manufacturers to manage, analyze and translate data into business insights. Break down the similarities and differences between the approaches being used in operation and decide which is best for your production.

Moderated by: Rick Kusse, Director of IT, Whitmore

1.20-2.30pm

Lunch & Refreshment BreakVisit the exhibition floor and experience our Hands-on Demos!

1.30-2.30pm

One-to-One Business Meetings

Network with tech innovators that address your current priorities in these pre-arranged and mutually agreed meetings.

A valuable platform for educating yourself on the latest technology and making informed decisions for your IoT strategy. 

 

BRINGING BUSINESS BENEFITS

2.30pm Key Steps to Successfully Scale Up IoT Adoption

Discover how to navigate the IoT landscape successfully by:

  • Identifying your core business value
  • Connecting your product and structuring data related to it to build business value
  • Managing your connected devices to create actionable insights
  • Engaging your products and customers in new ways across systems
  • Achieving automation for business gains

Terri Lewis, Director of Digital & Technology, Caterpillar

2.50pm PANEL DISCUSSION: Advanced analytics – Maximizing Value from Machines and Enterprise Data

Industry 4.0 is enabling a new frontier of competitiveness for the world’s industries through interconnected machines and devices, intelligent analytics, and connected workers.At the heart of this revolution is advanced analytics, leading to smarter business decisions and increased automation. In this panel, we will engage with leading thinkers about how we can leverage advanced analytics to transform manufacturing.

  • What do you think are the biggest challenges we face in creating industrial advanced analytics of the future?
  • How do you think advanced analytics in manufacturing will change in the next five to ten years?
  • What are the key enablers that make a company ready for the industrial advanced analytics journey?

Moderated by: Chard Markle, Partner-Digital Innovation, Kalypso

Panelists:

Terri Lewis, Director of Digital & Technology, Caterpillar

Dr. Satyam Priyadarshy, Technical Fellow & Chief Data Scientist, Halliburton

Imthyas Ahmed, Enterprise Architect – Manufacturing IT, General Motors

Andrew Malik, Enterprise Architect – Manufacturing IT, General Motors

3.10pm Power Tool Maker Increases Visibility & Decreases Complexity with Machine Learning, Data Science & IoT Technologies

Learn how Stanley Black & Decker is using world-class machine learning and data science techniques to optimize manufacturing operations.

Get insight into how:

  • Analysis of machine data led to understanding the root causes of downtime
  • Advanced analytic techniques enbale state-of-the-art predictive maintenance
  • Immediate notification of ussues made for faster decision making
  • Global data fusion provides and unprecedented global view of operations

Aparna Jue, Product Manager, Stanley Black & Decker

3.30-4.10pm

Networking & Refreshment Break

 

3.40-4.10pm

One-to-One Business Meetings

Network with tech innovators that address your current priorities in these pre-arranged and mutually agreed meetings.

A valuable platform for educating yourself on the latest technology and making informed decisions for your IoT strategy.

   PERFECTING PROCESS AND PRODUCT LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT
 4.10pm  The Life Cycle of an Aircraft Digital Twin

  • Assessing the past, current and future capabilities of an aircraft in real time through a digital twin
  • Evaluating a persistent digital ledger to enable an immutable record of events associated with the aircraft’s planned utilization
  • Identification, characterization and assignment of the raw materials, methods, processes and equipment that will be utilized in producing the object
  • Maintaining an accurate and detailed representation of the “digital twin” so that it reflects of the improved product design, quality, reduction of on-hand inventory, reduced operational cost, improved reliability and optimized maintenance scheduling to reduce overall cost required in the maintenance and operations efforts

Robert J. Rencher, Associate Technical Fellow, Boeing

4.30pm Securing the Digital Thread: Cybersecurity for Defense Advanced Manufacturing

  • Gain critical insights into how National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) and the Department of Defense (DoD) are working together to define the scope and nature of cybersecurity for manufacturing
  • Learn how the NDIA and DoD can help manufacturers to preserve and protect the continuously evolving manufacturing capabilities that will be key to national security within the context of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

Larry John, Principal Analyst, ANSER

4.50pm WRAP-UP PANEL DISCUSSION: IT and Change Management

  • How can IT support new business approaches to lifecycle management and help to reduce costs and remain flexible?
  • How to develop methods for correlating layered data to troubleshoot faster and fix problems sooner
  • How do I rally the team and collaboratively transition my Operations and IT departments to achieve business goals that benefit the enterprise?

Moderated by:
Scott Day, CEO, Transformational Strategies

Panelists:
Rajesh Nagarajan, CIO, Celanese
Edward Rodden, CIO, Sugar Creek

5.10pm Close of Day One followed by the IoB Mixr Night

Join us for a sociable evening, fun and continued networking!

 Conference Day Two: Reducing Production Downtime

Enhancing Reliability Through Industrial IoT

8.30am Welcome Refreshments
8.50am Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Peter DeNagy, President, Acommence Advisors

 Translating Smart Technologies into Smart Manufacturing
 9.00am Enhancing Internal Reliability with Smart Asset IoT Technology

  • See how the aerospace industry influenced National Oilwell Varco’s adoption of IoT technology
  • Learn how to maximize internal reliability, while giving customers predictive tools to minimize downtime
  • Unlock valuable information that allows you to learn from machines

Gilbert Meyer-Gauen, Director of Asset Management, National Oilwell Varco

9.30am Spotlight Session: Managing the Data Deluge and IoT Data Integration

  • Apply data aggregation and analytical methods and technologies for not only capturing, but also for categorizing and retrieving data
  • Discover how to integrate IoT data seamlessly with existing IT systems
  • Benchmark and enhance your data management by understanding how and when to upgrade platform to meet exploding IoT data volumes

Dr. Satyam Priyadarshy, Technical Fellow & Chief Data Scientist, Halliburton

9.50am Driving Value with Open Architecture: The Smart Device, Manufacturing and Data Combination

  • Gain applicable knowledge to benchmark your own roll-out of IoT-based manufacturing execution systems
  • See how getting the right data and the right time can maximize initial product quality and process efficiencies, tracking part usage and real-time monitoring of product assembly specifications and visualization of tooling performance
  • Learn to pass the data value proposition to customers, providing preventative maintenance to avoid equipment failures

For further information on this session please email [email protected]

10.10am PANEL: Seamless Work Flows from Concept to Final Product

Moderated by: 
Peter L. DeNagy, President, Acommence Advisors

Panelists:
J. Scott Drennan, Director – Engineering Innovation, Bell Helicopter

10.30am

Networking & Refreshments – Morning Break

 

One-to-One Business Meetings

Network with tech innovators that address your current priorities in these pre-arranged and mutually agreed meetings.

A valuable platform for educating yourself on the latest technology and making informed decisions for your IoT strategy.

11.10am

Collecting and Analyzing Relevant Data Across the Manufacturing Line to Reduce Production Downtime and Enhance Efficiency

  • Evaluating different data collection methods to reduce the amount of data white noise and increase intelligence efficiency
  • Achieving faster resolution: How to improve error diagnostics
  • Understanding how to better integrate software to improve data interfaces

Michael Fox, Data Analytics / Manufacturing, General Motors

 11.30am IoB Start-Up Innovation Den: Venture Capitalist Visions for Industrial IoT

This session will showcase the latest start-up innovation being brought to the manufacturing industry.

Get Venture Capitalists’ perspectives on new market trends and products, and take a vote as start-ups pitch on stage. 

Take the opportunity to discover the next big thing to change your approach to smart manufacturing!

VC Judges:

Bic Stevens, Managing Director, Hamilton Clark

Chuck McCoy, Executive Director, The North Texas Angel Network

 12.30pm

Networking Lunch

 

One-to-One Business Meetings

Network with tech innovators that address your current priorities in these pre-arranged and mutually agreed meetings.

A valuable platform for educating yourself on the latest technology and making informed decisions for your IoT strategy.

1.30pm

Driving Costs Down and Efficiency Up with “Closed-Loop” Product Lifecycle Management

  • Use IoT to tackle visibility gaps to enable quality management from suppliers to the customer
  • Take traceability to higher and more flexible levels for improved quality and efficiency
  • See how increased visibility economizes for more tractable supply chain management

Alexander Nazarov, Engineering Functional Excellence Manager, Cummins

1.50pm Interoperability as the Key to Mastering the Digitalized World

  • Get the latest updates on developing guidance and recommended practices for encoding-independent standardization and harmonization of information and data models for use with IoT deployments
  • Hear strategies to ensure sensors, software, and other IoT components are compatible before technology convergence

Bill Brown, Director of IoT, Rheem Manufacturing

 2.10pm PANEL DISCUSSION: Future Manufacturing Workforces and Robot-Human Collaboration

  • Gain insight into how digitalization does not necessarily mean people are completely removed from the process
  • Learn how workers have adapted and honed their skill-set to adjust and be effective in an IoT-enabled manufacturing environment
  • Consider how wearables and collaborative robots will fully realize the potential of factories of the future

Moderated by:
Raj Manchanda, Director Business Development, ASME

Panelists:
Gilbert Meyer-Gauen, Director of Asset Management, National Oilwell Varco
Gary Mintchell, CEO, The Manufacturing Connection

 2.40pm  Retrofitting Legacy Systems for Data-Rich Industrial IoT

  • Learn how a manufacturer fortified its legacy systems to enhance communication and enable remote access, monitoring and control
  • Discover the intricacies of a system that communicates with engineers and plant managers through touchscreen interfaces as well as other machines that are connected within the network for real time, production management
  • See the savings in reduced operating costs and the benefits of transparency and predictability for customers

Allen Tubbs, Product Manager, Bosch Rexroth

3.00pm

Networking & Refreshments – Afternoon Break

3.40pm Increasing Visibility and Decreasing Complexity with Machine Learning, Data Science and IoT Technologies

Learn how a manufacturer is using world-class machine learning and data science techniques to optimize manufacturing operations. Augment your quality control by giving production managers visibility at every step of the manufacturing process and the ability to not only proactively address potential problems, but also to detect slow-running jobs and schedule problems- in real time. 

Decrease bottlenecks, achieve greater labor efficiency, better use of critical resources for improved utilization rates, product quality improvements, and proactively respond to potential problems (before they become major issues).

Get insight into how:

  • Analysis of machine data led to understanding the root causes of downtime
  • Advanced analytic techniques enable state-of-the-art predictive maintenance
  • Immediate notification of issues made for faster decision making
  • Global data fusion provides an unprecedented global view of operations

Randall Urban, VP Digital, Adient

Jeff Kavanaugh, Associate Professor, University of Texas at Dallas

4.00pm How to Make the Most of IoT When There Is a Data Lake Problem and Still Reduce Non-Productive Downtime

Hearing from a leading manufacturer of deepwater oil & gas drilling equipment

  • Using model-based design to predict the future faster and make the proper adjustments before a possible failure happens
  • Measuring the impact of software-enabled systems on uptime
  • Analyzing data to determine most common uptime challenges
  • How better information does not equal better decisions

José Gutiérrez, Director of Technology, Transocean

 4.20pm Collaborating to Maximize Interoperability in an Open Source Software Project

  • Delve into the role of open source platforms for connecting key players, and analyzing and distributing data to transform manufacturing
  • Understand supplier OEM/supplier interoperability and the role of open source platforms to increase efficiency across product development

Ian Skerett, VP Marketing, Eclipse Foundation

4.50pm
Chairperson’s Closing Remarks & Close of Conference