Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

West Building, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL


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 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Networking Lunch & Keynote Address

 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Cybersecurity: How far do we need to go?

The session will focus on the common-sense ways manufacturers can secure their data and their operational integrity. The presentation will be led by Dr. Richard Soley, chairman of the Industrial Internet Consortium, chairman and chief executive officer of Object Management Group (OMG) and executive director of the Cloud Standards Customer Council.

 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Embrace your robot: A guide to the future

Our experts will discuss the practical ways robots can enhance manufacturing—and all the ways humans are still vital to your operation. The Robotics Institute of America (RIA), a CFE Media Partner, will lead the panel discussion.

 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

IIoT in discrete manufacturing: Managing the process

We’ll talk with industry experts to look at how to get the most out of IIoT, and how to use data to improve operations, supply chain, and safety. The presentation will be led by Sal Spada, research director for discrete manufacturing for ARC Advisory Group.

 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Maintenance and IIoT: Follow the numbers

More sophisticated analytics are helping maintenance teams focus on the right data at the right time, and we’ll talk with them on how this strategy can lead to more uptime and better safety. The discussion will be led by Aurelio Banda, CEO of Beckhoff USA, a sponsor of the 2018 GAMS conference.

Registration will open in May.

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