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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, Co-Chair, Internet of Things Forum, North Texas Technology Association, “Tech Titans

 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 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

10.30am 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

10.50am 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]

11.10-11.45am
Networking & Refreshment Break
11.05-11.30 am
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.
11.45am 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

 12.05-1.00pm

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.

GROUP B Choosing a Platform, Transitioning from SCADA to IoT

SCADA, a system tried and true among many manufacturers and the ultimate precursor to IoT. This roundtable will cover how to retro-fit SCADA with IoT.  Do you need to rip out perfectly functioning sensors that are already hard-wired? How can you make that transition effectively and economically

GROUP C 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 and prevent attacks.

GROUP D 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.

1.00-2.15pm
Lunch & Refreshment Break: Visit the exhibition floor and experience our Hands-on Demos!
1.15-2.15pm
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.

STREAM A

STREAM B

BRING BUSINESS BENEFITS

IT AND CHANGE MANAGEMENT

2.15pm 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

How Predictive Maintenance Can Reduce Operational Costs and Downtime

  • Creating a connected asset monitoring system and leveraging a new IoT platform to connect thousands of sensors and systems from elevators to the Cloud
  • Gain first-hand knowledge of how to manage a new plethora of data across devices to give real-time insight into key performance indicators
  • Gain strategies and findings revealing increased reliability through predictive maintenance, rapid and remote diagnostic capabilities

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

2.40pm More than Just Cost Savings: How IoT Can Drive Top Line Growth for Manufacturers

While Industry 4.0 discussions have been dominated by talk of efficiency savings, this session will explore how IoT can support global growth and product innovation plans

You will learn:

  • How IoT is enabling insight-driven improvements to the production process
  • The role of IoT in driving innovation in product development
  • How IoT can enable more customisable products
  • IoT supporting sustainability targets through enhanced process insight

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

Outfitting Your Architecture for Data Analytics

  • Understand the true challenges when evolving to data-driven architectures
  • Select the right connectivity devices and platforms, while allowing your operation to evolve with those changing technologies and market demands
  • Leverage data for better business and value chain partner satisfaction

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

 

 

 

3.05pm PANEL DISCUSSION: The Role of the Customer in Optimizing IoT Predictive Maintenance

  • How do I maximize process and product efficiencies and reliability through IoT connections with my product’s end-users?
  • How should I leverage data to achieve increased up-time and fewer field-service calls through?
  • How do I improve machine performance using compliance and specification data?

Moderated by:

Gary Mintchell, CEO, The Manufacturing Connection

Panelists:

Terri Lewis, Director of Digital & Technology, Caterpillar

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

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:

Edward Rodden, CIO, Sugar Creek

 

 

3.45- 4.15pm
Networking & Refreshment Break
3.55-4.15pm
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 LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT

CYBERSECURITY IN THE IoT REALM

4.15pm 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

 

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

4.40pm Leading Business Change and Shaking Up Traditional Approaches to Product Development

  • Inspire interdepartmental and supply chain collaboration to enable your operation’s IoT evolution
  • Determine your needs and formulate a budget for successful IoT deployment
  • How to fully realize your IoT platforms’ potential and sustainability
  • Encourage design and manufacturing to work together to speed up time to market

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

 

 

Understanding Threats and Managing Risks: Tackling the New Problem of Data Security

  • Hear analysis of today’s cyber threat landscape, and the solutions, standards and technologies that are available to manage and secure IoT platforms and data
  • Expand your knowledge in the technical, operational and regulatory hurdles associated with connected IoT ecosystems
  • Benchmark your operation to see what practices and tools are available to mitigate security risks and breaches. Steps to protecting your intellectual property and equipment from hacks
  • Understand how to maintain customer confidentiality and maintain data integrity with customers

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

5:05pm Seamless Work Flows from Concept to Final Product

  • Hear the latest updates on how digitally connected manufacturing floors will soon operate using cutting-edge technology
  • Learn how DMDII demonstrates to manufacturers throughout the United States how to go digital

Moderated by:

Peter L. DeNagy, President, Acommence Advisors

Panelists:

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

 

 

Panel Discussion: Security as the First and Last Part of IoT Strategy

  • Determine your own cybersecurity risk management framework for the assessment and assurance of cybersecurity for smart manufacturing systems while maintaining performance, reliability, and safety requirements
  • Understand the of types of risk and threats, and the tools for smart manufacturing systems that offer security and resiliency if and when a disruption occurs
  • Hear the latest strategies and recommended practices for manufacturers to detect and prevent attacks

Moderated by:

H. William Gordon, CEO, Cyber Future Foundation

Panelist:

Jesse Lee, Senior Cybersecurity Engineer, Raytheon

5.40pm
Close of Day 1 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

 9.25am 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]

9.50am 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

 10.15am 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

 11.00-11.40am
 Networking & Refreshment Break
11.00-11.40am
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.
 

STREAM A

STREAM B

 

DATA DRIVEN PROFITABILITY

CONNECTIVITY AND INTEROPERABILITY

11.40am Sowing the Seeds of IoT: How Connectivity Lowers Labor Costs & Increases Yield

  • Hear how IoT visualization technology has revolutionized agricultural seed engineering, automating a once labor-intensive task, and saving millions
  • Learn and apply data generating and deciphering strategies that allow Monsanto to produce better crop products
  • Gain insights on how that data is disseminated to customers – farmers – who reap the benefits of greater yields from sensors that monitor field conditions

George Lenhart, External IoT Consultant, Hershey

 Building a Connected Manufacturing Ecosystem: Utilizing Connectivity in Durable Products

  • Survey product connectivity and interoperability opportunities, ranging from product design to consumer engagement
  • Evaluate design considerations for durable products with connected components
  • Understand the implications of connectivity and smart platforms on manufacturers’ value chains

Aparna Jue, Product Manager, Stanley, Black & Decker

 

12.05am Getting Ready: Competing with Data Analytics

  • Gain greater insights on how to empower your organization by integrating, transforming and orchestrating machine and sensor data to drive operational excellence
  • Meet complex product and manufacturing challenges by combining and categorizing sensor and machine data to elucidate meaningful patterns that maximize efficiencies and reduce downtime
  • Learn who is using this technology to drive revenue

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

 
 Facilitating Product Design and Speed to Market with Interoperable Manufacturing Simulation Platforms

  • Achieve collaboration across all design and production disciplines with connected simulations; visualization through customized software via telecom network platforms
  • Maximize development, while lowering R&D costs through real-time product design, update and production outcomes
  • Show your customers a glimpse into the future of process and product, plus the ROI IoT brings

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

12.30pm 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

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

 

12.55 – 2.00pm 
Lunch & Networking
 1.15-2.00pm
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.
 

OPTIMIZING YOUR DIGITAL WORKFORCE

 STANDARDS AND SOFTWARE
 2.00pm 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

 

 

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: Towards a Global Standard for Industrial IoT

 Discussing the implications of the convergence between Industry 4.0 and IIC standards

Panelists will unpick:

  • Advances in the combination of the two reference architectures – RAMI4.0 and IIRA
  • Successful examples where the two standards have been brought together in manufacturing for the first time
  • The implications for cross-border business opportunities
  • How to accelerate the adoption of IoT in industrial contexts

Moderated by:

Gary Mintchell, CEO, The Manufacturing Connection

Panelists:

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

 

2.35pm The Future of the Workforce in an Age of Self-Organizing Factories

In the factory of the future, machines will organize themselves, delivery chains will automatically assemble, and orders will flow directly into the production process. Yet people will remain essential in an Industrie 4.0 world – as the creative leaders and thinkers.

This age is arriving sooner than you think so how are you preparing to develop the next generation manufacturing workforce?

  • Exploring the new skills and competencies required for employees in a digital age – from development through to production and sales?
  • What new opportunities and jobs will be created as a result of IoT?
  • How can manufacturers fulfil the need for more creative working processes and skills?

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

Connected Products and Connected Operations

  • Learn how data from these two streams can transform our business and products
  • Define the value proposition of the use case to the business or customer
  • Identify use-cases and inherent risks
  • What kind of budget will you need?

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.00pm Becoming an IoT Ambassador: Sparking Change in Your Manufacturing Floor

  • How to be the one to champion your company’s overall IoT vision, message, and architecture
  • Apply one-on-one interaction across the enterprise to produce successful implementations
  • Fortify your thought-leaders to solve complex problems

Foster communication and consensus, cost-effectiveness and understanding to continually enable your organization’s versatility

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

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

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

 

3.30-4.00pm
Networking & Refreshment Break
4.00pm Getting Business & Analytics Right to Take Customer Reach & Quality to the Next Level

Translating Big Data into commercial insight and actionable data to benefit business in no easy task.

Learn how to implement an analytics team working across different company functions to benefit productions, operations and customer satisfaction.

Key lessons delivered during this session:

  • Mindset: How to think the use case of Big Data as a business to drive change
  • Steps to setting up a technical analytics team with business thinking
  • Manipulating data to drive customer uptake

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

4.20pm 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

 4.40pm 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

Jeff Kavanaugh, Associate Professor, University of Texas at Dallas

5.00pm
Chairperson’s Closing Remarks & Close of Conference