The Integrated Industries Conference will bring together industry experts with the goal of addressing solutions to current manufacturing concerns, sharing new trends & best practices, and ultimately helping companies thrive in today’s dynamic manufacturing environment.
This conference will tie in closely with technology on the show floor, and feature topics such as Motion, Drive & Automation, Surface Technology, The Internet of Things, and Industry 4.0.
Track A: Motion, Drive & Automation – Room W196-A Track B: Industry 4.0 / Internet of Things – Room W196-C Track C: Integrated Industries – Room W196-B
TRACK A – Motion, Drive & AutomationLUTZE Inc: VFD cabling and changes in NFPA 79 Stefan Grunwald, Product Manager - Cable & Connectivity Siemens: Reduce per unit production cost with conditional monitoring and machine tool analytics Vinicius Strey, Digitalization Consultant Festo: TBD Lunch Break: Hiwin: Synchronous PM Linear Motors Applied to Laser Motion Systems Jean-Marie Rennetaud, Engineering Manager Block USA: Electronic Circuit Breaker, New Vision of Control Christoph Wesner, Application Support Specialist-Technical Sales Elmo Motion Control: The Paradox of Smart Manufacturing Tomer Goldenberg, Product & Sales Enablement Manager
TRACK B – IIoT/Industry 4.0Sercos: Industrial Communication in the context of Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things Peter Lutz, Managing Director Balluff: An Introduction to Smart Manufacturing, IIoT, Industry 4.0 & Why You Should Care! Will Healy III, Marketing Management Director Rittal: Looking at the industrial internet of things (IIoT) with the addition of artificial intelligence (AI), Industry 5.0 Herb Villa, Sr. IT Systems Consultant Lunch Break: Kuka: Utilizing IoT analytics to reduce robot downtime and optimize operations efficiencies Andy Chang, Director of Product Marketing, Americas ICONICS Elmo Motion Control: To IIOT or Not to IIOT, that is the Question Russ Agrusa, Founder, President and CEO B&R Industrial Automation Corp: Beyond the brownfield: how the adaptive machine makes IIoT a practical reality John Kowal, Director - Business Development
TRACK C – Integrated IndustriesKyzen: How the "Right" chemistry can help you improve your parts cleaning and address environmental concerns! Joe McChesney, Global Products Line Manager - Solvents Norton | Saint Gobain: Fixed Abrasive Buff (FAB) Technology Mike Shappell, Senior Application Engineer Kaeser Compressors: How to Cut Costs and Improve Productivity with Your Compressed Air System Neil Mehltretter, Engineering Manager Lunch Break: Bimba: The role of intelligent connected devices in reducing down time and improving efficiency through out a machines life cycle Jeremy King, Product Manager for Vacuum and Sensing Technologies Acumatica/JAAS Systems: Trends in Manufacturing - 2018 John Schlemmer, Chief Operating Officer SMAC Moving Coil Actuators: Achieving 100% Quality Steve Curtiss, East US Sales Manager