6th - 7th October 2022

Agenda

DAY 1 – 6th October 2022
08:00 – 08:50
REGISTRATION
08:55 – 09:00
CHAIRPERSON’S OPENING REMARKS
09:00 – 09:30
MACHINE INTELLIGENCE TECHNOLOGIES TO MOVE THE NEEDLE ON A BROAD SET OF PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
  • Disruption as the new normal, and the difficulties in making predictions, particularly about the future
  • Featuring viewpoints on advanced manufacturing & processing
  • A review of where we are now in the evolution of technology
  • Building the culture and capability to deliver Data driven modelling and Smart Manufacturing
09:30 – 10:00
CREATING VALUE AND IMPROVING SUSTAINABILITY THROUGH DIGITALISATION OF MANUFACTURING
  • Journey towards net zero CO2 emissions
  • Role of digitalisation in manufacturing
  • Productivity: improving asset uptime and productivity of employees
  • Quality: ensuring best customer experience and reducing waste
  • Cost: using advanced analytics to drive material, energy, and CO2-efficiency
10:00 – 10:30
A RACE WE MUST WIN – DRIVING INDUSTRIAL DECARBONISATION HOLISTICALLY
  • Avoiding a climate crisis in manufacturing, accounting for about 30% of global greenhouse gas emissions
  • To live up to this responsibility, there is a need for pre-competitive, cross-industry and cross-functional collaboration
  • Enabling efficient and effective decarbonisation at scale with digitisation and trusted data from quantifying to reducing and mitigating emissions
  • In an ecosystem that includes academia, SMEs and large companies alike, how to accelerate the path to net-zero and shape the sustainable industry of the future?
10:35 – 11:25
COFFEE BREAK
11:30 – 12:00
SMART MANUFACTURING – IN 2022, IT IS ALL ABOUT STRATEGIC EXECUTION
  • Overview of the market, the geographic constrains, the drivers for production, the state of play – Industry X.0 and deployments
  • Building that smart factory – what blocks are still missing?
  • Executing on the smart industry strategy: The connected, automated, and standardised manufacturing platform
12:00 – 12:30
LEVELING UP IOT: CHANGING THE WAY INDUSTRIES THINK
  • Align your initiative to embark or expand your smart factory with the specific needs of your organisation
  • Yield benefits that ultimately result in increased speed to market
  • Select multiple options to leverage digital and physical technologies with an agile smart factory
12:30 – 13:00
COMPRESSORS AS EFFICIENT AND INTELLIGENT ASSETS
  • Customer requirements
  • Compressor TCO calculation
  • Critical value proposition
Planned Investment Areas:
  • Continuous Improvement / OPEX
  • Industry 4.0
  • COVID-19
  • Lean Methodologies
  • Sustainability & ESG Software
  • Additive Manufacturing / Factory-as-a-Service
  • Connected Factory
  • Cybersecurity
  • MES / Shop-floor Digitization
  • Machine Learning
  • Digital Twin
  • M2M Communication
  • Remote Working
  • Plant / Workforce Safety
  • Wireless Connectivity
  • Cloud, Edge & IoT Data Management
  • Asset Performance Management (APM 4.0)
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Digital Technologies
  • Predictive Analytics / Condition Monitoring
  • Green Manufacturing Practices & Initiatives
  • Cloud Computing & Sensors
  • Asset Management
  • Data Analytics / Big Data / Data Management
  • Lubrication Systems
13:05 – 13:55
LUNCH
SUSTAINABILITY INNOVATION
MANUFACTURING INNOVATION
14:00 – 14:30
SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING, BUILDING A PROFITABLE ROUTE TO A MORE CIRCULAR FUTURE
  • What is Sustainable manufacturing? What are its opportunities? What challenges we must overcome to bring it to life?
  • The role of end-to-end manufacturing efficiency on accelerating corporate sustainability ambitions
  • Building a profitable route to a sustainable future
14:00 – 14:30
KNOWLEDGE, THE RESOURCE OF THE FUTURE
  • Strategy for continuous knowledge management as a success factor for optimising OEE
  • Expectations of digital knowledge management along the life cycle of a plant
  • Reality bites – knowledge management is not yet application-oriented enough in practice
  • How can the tension between grown structures and the rapidly growing amount of IIoT data sources be managed?
14:30 – 15:00
HOW CAN INDUSTRIAL DIGITALISATION HELP DRIVE US TO NET ZERO?
  • How some companies are using industrial digitalisation to drive carbon reduction alongside labour and capital productivity.
  • How far can we go? And how quickly?
  • Where the convergence of digitalisation and sustainability – the two great changes sweeping global manufacturing – might take us?
14:30 – 15:00
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN MANUFACTURING
  • Bekaert Manufacturing System
  • Design, development, pilot and rollout of a global MES template
  • Beyond MES: Next steps in digitalization
  • How to organize agile product development in a large multinational
15:00 – 15:30
NET ZERO AND CARBON FOOTPRINT REDUCTION
  • How do we come together to drive decarbonisation at scale?
  • What it means to have a Net Zero strategy and target?
  • How to drive sustainability innovation through technology to reduce emissions?
  • What enablers are needed to ensure successful implementation of sustainability initiatives?
15:00 – 15:30
A HUMAN DATA-CENTRIC APPROACH FOR INDIVIDUAL CONTEXT ENVIRONMENT
  • Advantages of guidance systems for workers
  • Workforce 4.0: Motion profiles & sensor tracking vs. data security
  • Cross industry examples “google maps” for manufacturing activities
15:35 – 16:25
COFFEE BREAK
16:30 – 17:00
OT DATA INFRASTRUCTURE AND COMPLEXITY – OPPORTUNITIES, RISKS, PITFALLS
  • Infrastructure, data infrastructure, and data structure in the OT world
  • Aspects and dimensions of complexity growth
  • Data quality impact – “the elephant in the room”
  • Strategies to fight complexity
  • How to make money with data
17:00 – 17:30
The True Cost of Downtime
  • The true cost of unplanned downtime
  • Using digital tech to avoid unplanned downtime
  • Starting your digital transformation journey
  • The huge cost savings you can achieve by implementing our Predictive Maintenance solution
Planned Investment Areas:
  • Continuous Improvement / OPEX
  • Industry 4.0
  • COVID-19
  • Lean Methodologies
  • Sustainability & ESG Software
  • Additive Manufacturing / Factory-as-a-Service
  • Connected Factory
  • Cybersecurity
  • MES / Shop-floor Digitization
  • Machine Learning
  • Digital Twin
  • M2M Communication
  • Remote Working
  • Plant / Workforce Safety
  • Wireless Connectivity
  • Cloud, Edge & IoT Data Management
  • Asset Performance Management (APM 4.0)
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Digital Technologies
  • Predictive Analytics / Condition Monitoring
  • Green Manufacturing Practices & Initiatives
  • Cloud Computing & Sensors
  • Asset Management
  • Data Analytics / Big Data / Data Management
  • Lubrication Systems
17:30 – 18:10
PANEL DISCUSSION – DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OR CULTURAL TRANSFORMATION IN DATA-FABRIC ACTIVITIES
  • Communicating a clear strategic vision, planning, and prioritising to focus on delivering value adding digital capabilities that protect the most critical assets
  • Championing behavioural and cultural change – consistent and clear message driven by top leadership combined with ethical values, education and clear communication are the foundations needed to ensure success
  • Defining measures for success, establishing both quantitative and qualitative goals with indicators of success
  • Focusing on maintaining employee motivation, ongoing improvement, and innovation where processes are assessed for suitability and efficiency
18:15 – 19:15
DRINKS RECEPTION
DAY 2 – 7th October 2022
08:55 – 09:00
CHAIRPERSON’S OPENING REMARKS
09:00 – 09:30
EMBRACING THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION JOURNEY (AN INDUSTRY APPROACH)
  • Establishing a digital strategy – creating strong foundations and looking at the long-term strategy, not quick wins.
  • Technology evaluation and innovation – finding the right solution to your problem and avoiding the one size fits all approach.
  • Building adoption – moving from pilot to implementation.
  • Insights as the key to optimisation – building processes to evaluate data.
  • Closing the skills and learning gap – encouraging teams to embrace the transformation.
  • Understanding that optimisation only comes from correct implementation.
09:30 – 10:00
SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING: FIXING THE FACTORY FLOOR
  • Leveraging digital technology and renewable energy
  • Making the sustainability shift more accessible
  • The new sustainability paradigm for tech: making measurement more meaningful
  • Focusing on long-term outcomes, working collaboratively with industry stakeholders, and adopting a deliberate and coordinated approach to realise significant benefits on the road to sustainability
10:00 – 10:30
DRIVING PRODUCTIVITY THROUGH CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT
  • Maximising as the permanent goal
  • How operator-led insights are driving continuous improvement on the manufacturing floor?
  • The major axes of eliminating the elements generating inefficiency and making the managerial culture evolve
  • Structuring & Managing RD& to maximise business results
10:35 – 11:25
COFFEE BREAK
11:30 – 12:00
TRANSFORM YOUR ORGANISATION TO A PLANNED WORK CULTURE THROUGH DIGITALISATION
  • Transitioning from reactive to planned work culture starts with your People and best in class Processes, supported by Technology designed specifically to implement efficiently such Processes that will provide the value.
  • Locking next week’s schedule and monitoring schedule compliance rigorously is the cornerstone of finally breaking the relentless reactive mode.
12:00 – 12:30
How to embrace digital transformation with pragmatism and agility: Resilience in times of radical uncertainty.
  • Those who understand the company workflows and data structures and being able to combine technologies can drive innovation and set themselves apart from competition.
  • Those who can connect the data from different sources and turn the data into insights unleash potential and foster innovation.
  • In this talk, Thomas Nagel, former Operations Director and Chief Digital Officer at Claudius Peters and now Principal Customer Outcome Executive at Autodesk, shares his best practices, key experiences on how agility and pragmatic value pave the way for global digital collaboration and transformation to design and make a better world for all.
12:30 – 13:00
INDUSTRY 5.0 – DIGITAL SUCCESS CASES
  • Industry 5.0 – What it is about
  • AI/Machine & Human Interaction
  • How to approach comprehensive digitization projects
  • Success Case
Planned Investment Areas:
  • Continuous Improvement / OPEX
  • Industry 4.0
  • COVID-19
  • Lean Methodologies
  • Sustainability & ESG Software
  • Additive Manufacturing / Factory-as-a-Service
  • Connected Factory
  • Cybersecurity
  • MES / Shop-floor Digitization
  • Machine Learning
  • Digital Twin
  • M2M Communication
  • Remote Working
  • Plant / Workforce Safety
  • Wireless Connectivity
  • Cloud, Edge & IoT Data Management
  • Asset Performance Management (APM 4.0)
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Digital Technologies
  • Predictive Analytics / Condition Monitoring
  • Green Manufacturing Practices & Initiatives
  • Cloud Computing & Sensors
  • Asset Management
  • Data Analytics / Big Data / Data Management
  • Lubrication Systems
13:05 – 13:55
LUNCH
SUSTAINABILITY & OPERATIONS
MANUFACTURING INNOVATION
14:00 – 14:30
CLEAN OPERATIONS – ROADMAP TO LOW CARBON ENERGY SOURCES AND MINIMISE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
  • Taking advantage of power purchasing agreements and low carbon energy sources
  • Measurement and baselines: creating the roadmap to your ambition
  • Investing on reducing energy consumption, waste, and water usage
14:00 – 14:30
ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING/3D PRINTING: NOW, THE FUTURE, HURDLES
  • Prototyping >> Tooling >> End Component Manufacture: The AM journey in industry, and where we are
  • Adoption in an industrial company (using Danfoss as example)
  • Hurdles to adoption of AM series production in industry
  • Strategic imperatives and business models offered by AM: examples and the future
14:30 – 15:00
Building OPEX competencies – How (not) to screw up your training program
  • Potentials and limits of training and coaching for operational excellence
  • Business impact of trainings
  • Useful learning technologies and approaches
  • Practical Dos and Don’ts for training design
14:30 – 15:00
ASSET INTELLIGENCE 4.0: THE BENEFITS OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES TO IMPROVE AVAILABILITY
  • Creation of a prescriptive condition management system:
    o Data collection infrastructure for rotating assets,
    o Conversion from sensors and cyber physical systems to
    o Activities on the shop floor
  • Improvements in decision making, asset management process and allocation of activities
  • Examples and use cases
15:00 – 15:40
PANEL DEBATE: THE CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY IMPERATIVE: DISRUPTION OR OPPORTUNITY?
  • Sustainable transformation in manufacturing: now, next and beyond
  • Making the most of Industry 4.0, addressing the sustainability agenda and putting sustainable best practices at the heart of your operations and product development
  • What role technology is playing to achieve broader goals like the decarbonisation of the sector overall, the elimination of waste and creating greater circularity?
  • How can intelligent manufacturing create better outcomes throughout the end-to-end value chain and lifecycle of products and services?
15:40 – 15:45
CHAIRPERSON’S CLOSE