KINDLY SPONSORED BY

intel

Visitors to the free to attend Factories of the Future Expo will be able to learn more about current industry 4.0 developments and see case studies at the INTEL sponsored Open Technology Forum.

The Open Technology Forum is a 80-seat theatre located in the exhibition hall, where visitors will be able to enjoy presentations from companies eager to share their experience & knowledge on how to improve manufacturing operations in the digital age.

There is no need to register in advance and participation is open to all including Summit delegates, visitors and exhibitors.

AGENDA

Day One – Wednesday, 28th February 2018

10:25 – 10:40
Deliver real-time performance visibility for your Smart Factory. How moving from spreadsheets to automated real-time software delivers increased visibility and control of your manufacturing floor.
Arthur Stone, Chief Executive Officer and OEE Expert
OEE SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL

10:50 – 11:05
How Academia can help companies adopt with Industry 4.0
Dr Carl Diver, Innovative Manufacturing – Lecturer
UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER

11:15 – 11:30
Unified Network Management for Industrial solutions
Christian Raab, Regional Sales Director
INFOSIM

11:40 – 11:55
The need for robot automation as the foundation for a Smart Factory
Mike Wilson, Business Development Manager
ABB ROBOTICS

12:05 – 12:20
IO-Link Enabling I4.0
Russell Smith, Product Marketing Manager, Industrial Networking
BALLUFF

12:30 – 12:45
Case Studies in Technology Enabled Industrial Innovation
Mike Hogg, Director of Systems Solutions
ZUHLKE

12:55 – 13:10
Demonstrating robotics in production and maintenance operations to show how cognitive capabilities can be deployed to support and optimise the end to end manufacturing process
Graham Cox, Business Solutions Professional
IBM Industrial Sector

Exhibition, Round Tables and Lunch

14:00 – 14:15
From Single unit to Scalable solution: How machine monitoring provides benefits
Luke Walsh, Managing Director
BRAINBOXES LTD

14:25 – 14:40
Bringing machine intelligence and AI out of the data centre and into the Industrial workplace
Mustafa Aldemir, Application Engineer
INTEL

14:50 – 15:05
Helping Industry turn every Good Idea into a Business Success
Nigel Rix, Head of Enabling Technologies
KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER NETWORK

15:15 – 15:30
The evolution of factory intra-logistics and manual handling utilising autonomous intelligent vehicles
Barry Graham, Robotic Application Engineer
OMRON

15:40 – 15:55
Where’s your automation advantage?
Tim Ensor, Chief Commercial Officer
THARSUS

16:05 – 16:20
Qual@xy Suite – MES & Analytics for Industry 4.0
Ben Allister, Director
INFODREAM

Day Two – Thursday, 1st March 2018

10:00 – 10:15
Industry 4.0 – How Point-to-point communication with IO-Link systems assist your Industry 4.0 journey
Paul Stansfield, National Sales Manager
IFM

10:25 – 10:40
Connected KPI Data acquisition and machine monitoring
Mike Lomax, Electrification Manager
BOSCH REXROTH

10:50 – 11:05
UP2 taking your IoT prototype in to production
John Fitzpatrick, UK & Eire Sales Manager
AAEON

11:15 – 11:30
Digitise or Die: Digital Transformation equals Business Model Transformation – some use cases
Jackson Bond, Chief Evangelist and Co-Founder
RELAYR

11:40 – 11:55
Case Studies in Technology Enabled Industrial Innovation
Pete Thompson, Managing Director
INVISIBLE SYSTEMS

12:05 – 12:20
An Introduction to Knowledge Transfer Partnerships –  a funding scheme to  transform business with new knowledge and capabilities
Fiona Nightingale, KT Advisor
KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER NETWORK

12:30 – 12:45
Open Source Data Management for Industry 4.0
Mike Ger, General Manager of Industrial Manufacturing and Automotive Solutions
HORTONWORKS

Exhibition, Round Tables and Lunch

14:00 – 14:15
How a Global Manufacturer for Coca Cola and Unilever saved significant cost and increased efficiency by harnessing machine data through CrateDB
Neil Barry, Head of Sales
CRATE.IO

14:25 – 14:40
Bringing machine intelligence and AI out of the data centre and into the Industrial workplace
Mustafa Aldemir, Application Engineer
INTEL

14:50 – 15:05
The role of Cobots in future manufacturing
Dr John Loftus, Project Engineer
HKM

15:15 – 15:30
AI – An Integrated Approach to Improving Condition Monitoring and Increasing Predictive Accuracy
Chris Garratt, Business Development Manager and Raza Rizvi, Machine Learning Specialist
AUSTIN CONSULTANTS

15:40 – 15:55
Unleashing the power of Cognitive Anomaly Detection and Prediction for Industry 4.0
Michael McDaid, Head of Sales
PROGRESS DATARPM

 

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