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ARC Industry Forum Europe 2016

Industry in Transition:  Smart, Safe, and Sustainable Manufacturing

March 2-3, 2016 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands

New and emerging IT technologies combined with innovative process technologies and product development, come together in innovative forms of physical manufacturing.  This merger of technologies, such as the Internet of Things (IoT), industrial data analytics, machine learning, and new computing architectures with additive manufacturing or modular and mobile production, is supported by new electronic and informational processes.  These initiatives are known as Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Industrie 4.0, Smart Manufacturing, etc.  They have opened up the possibility for new business models, which can radically change the way industrial enterprises do business.

The business environment is increasingly dynamic and volatile.  Companies face global and regional cycles of growth and recessions as well as rapid changes in regulations, energy and raw materials availability, markets, and competition.  New business models, enabled by Connected Manufacturing, and Connected Supply Chain Networks, as well as leading edge technologies, will help companies remain competitive, and become leaner, agile, and more flexible.

Information and automation technologies need to be implemented to boost productivity, flexibility, and responsiveness.  They also introduce challenges such as cybersecurity and the convergence of operations and information technology (OT/IT).  Processes that require little human intervention need systems that empower humans with the information they need, when they need it, so they can focus on problem solving and decision-making.  Virtual collaborative workspaces will address organizational complexity, bridge distance, and facilitate remote intervention and mobility.  Simulation and knowledge management systems help to preserve and develop know-how.

Process plants with continuous or hybrid manufacturing processes will leverage connected assets, combined with third-party services.  Smart machines and equipment can support reliability, efficiency, and safety in plants by enabling predictive asset analytics.  This will improve uptime and asset lifecycle performance or produce small batches of specialty materials.  Production units will become modules, featuring ‘Plug&Produce’, enabling fast reconfiguration and optimization of production lines.

Discrete manufacturers will be able to produce customized products quickly and cost-efficiently.  Soon, smart cyber-physical components communicate directly with machines, while background processes will trigger re-ordering and address potential deviations.

Which strategies can industrial enterprises adopt to position themselves, taking advantage of the latest technologies, while prioritizing their investments wisely?  Join us at the Annual ARC Industry Forum Europe to learn from your peers how an information-driven strategy can position you to succeed and determine how to approach critical technology decisions.

 

Workshops

In addition to the general sessions, dedicated workshops will give attendees the opportunity to participate in discussions about trends and developments and to lay the foundation for change that can benefit all stakeholders.  In the past, experts from companies such as Cisco, Clariant, HP, and Sabisu participated in those discussions.  This year’s workshops will cover current hot topics such as:

  • Asset Lifecycle Management and Connected Smart Machines
  • Cybersecurity
  • Energy and Sustainability
  • MESA - IT/OT Convergence, Modularization, and Industrial Internet of Things Implications
  • Smart Manufacturing, Industrie 4.0, and Industrial Internet of Things

 

Executive Speakers

The following executives are among those participating at the Forum.  Click on the speaker name to view a brief bio and picture.

  
  
  
Alessandro BassiCEOAlessandro Bassi Consulting
Andrey SuvorovHead of Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Business DevelopmentKaspersky Lab
Arne SvendsenSenior IT ManagerArla Foods
Bernard FlamentEnergy Optimization ManagerPrayon
Bernd HeuchemerVice President Marketing Motion ControlSiemens
Bert Van BaelenSystem CoordinatorKaneka
Brendan KellyManaging Director EMEAHubHead
Constanze SchmitzSenior EditorARC Advisory Group
David HumphreyDirector of ResearchARC Advisory Group
Denis BenoistProject ManagerMoët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton (LVMH-PCIS)
Diederik MolsBusiness Leader Industrial Wireless SolutionsHoneywell
Dirk KozianProduct Manager BPM & Batch SoftwareSchneider Electric
Dirk SeewaldChief Executive OfficerPhoenix Contact Cyber Security
Edward van den BoogaardEIM Subject Matter ExpertHuntsman
Edwin van DijkDirector Global & Product MarketingBlueCielo ECM Solutions
Eelco van der Wal Managing DirectorPLCopen
Fabrice ChausseraisBoard MemberMESA EMEA
Florian GueldnerDirector of ResearchARC Advisory Group
Hans De Leenheer VP MarketingTrendMiner
Jan SnoeijBoard Member at largeMESA EMEA
Jean VieilleIndustrial Systems Control ExpertSyntropic Factory
Jens WiesnerICS ExpertGerman Federal Office for Information Security (BSI)
Johannes KalsProfessorUniversity of Applied Sciences, Ludwigshafen
Kai BergemannProduct Manager Software - EMEA RegionRockwell Automation
Karl-Heinz NiemannProfessor for Industrial Informatics and Automation TechnologyUniversity of Applied Sciences and Arts, Hanover
Klaus KochPresidentCAT – Consulting for Automation Technology
Maurice Jilderda Project Director, Predictive AnalyticsPredictive Analytics; Campione
Maurice WilkinsISA FellowInternational Society of Automation (ISA)
Michael SchwarzVice-Chairman of the BoardMESA EMEA
Michel DevosEMEA Board MemberMESA
Philippe MackCEOPEPITe
Reinoud VisserPrincipal ConsultantAtos
Stefan MikschAnalystARC Advisory Group
Stefan WoronkaDirector Product Management Industrial Security ServicesSiemens
Thierry RouquetPresidentSentryo
Thomas MenzeSenior ConsultantARC Advisory Group
Thomas RienesslHead of Business Development, IndustryB&R
Uwe SteinkraussFounding Member Working Group Compliance & CertificationOPC Foundation
Valentijn de LeeuwVice PresidentARC Advisory Group
Wim Hultink Strategic Design of Operational TechnologyFrieslandCampina

Agenda

The schedule for the forum is as follows.

      Wednesday, March 2

8:30 AM Registration and Morning Coffee/Tea 
9:00 AM​ Welcome Address
Uwe Grundmann, ARC
How Megatrends Are Shaping the Future of Industry
Florian Gueldner & David Humphrey, ARC
​9:15 AM

Industry 4.0 in the Supply Chain of Arla Foods: Current PackML Case And Future Opportunities
Arne Svendsen, Arla Foods

10:00 AM​ Executing Engineering Projects at Kaneka Belgium Using Asset Information Management (AIM)
Bert Van Baelen, Kaneka
​10:30 AM Coffee/Tea Break​
11:00 AM​

Workshop:
Asset Lifecycle Management & Connected Smart Machines
Moderator:  Stefan Miksch, ARC
Experts:
Edwin van Dijk, BlueCielo ECM Solutions
Brendan Kelly, HubHead
Edward van den Boogaard, Huntsman
Bert Van Baelen, Kaneka
Bernd Heuchemer, Siemens

Workshop:
Cybersecurity
Moderator:  Thomas Menze, ARC​
Experts:
Jens Wiesner, German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI)
Andrey Suvorov, Kaspersky Lab
Dirk Seewald, Phoenix Contact CS
Thierry Rouquet, Sentryo
Stefan Woronka, Siemens

​12:45 PM
Lunch​
1:45 PM​

Workshop:
Energy & Sustainability
Moderator: Florian Gueldner, ARC
Experts:
Karl-Heinz Niemann, University of Hanover
Johannes Kals, University of Ludwigshafen

Workshop:
MESA – IT/OT Convergence, Modularization & IIoT Implications
Moderators: Valentijn de Leeuw, ARC & Michel Devos, MESA
MESA Experts:
Fabrice Chausserais
Uwe Kueppers
Michael Schwarz
Jan Snoeij
Reinoud Visser

Industry Experts:
Arne Svendsen, Arla Foods
Wim Hultink, FrieslandCampina
Denis Benoist, LVMH
Jean Vieille, Syntropic Factory

3:30 PM​
Coffee/Tea Break
Smart Manufacturing, Machine Learning, and Analytics Operations Management
​4:00 PM An IT Perspective on a Corporate Asset Management Implementation from Scratch to Perfection
Edward van den Boogard, Huntsman

Setting New Standards for MES at FrieslandCampina Chesse, Butter & Milkpowder
Wim Hultink, FrieslandCampina
Reinoud Visser, Atos

​4:45 PM

Performance-based Digital Transformation
Jean Vieille, Syntropic Factory

Implementation of MES Quartis Optima in the Cosmetic Industry
Denis Benoist, LVMH
Fabrice Chausserais, Bodet Osys
5:30 PM​ ARC Wrap-up
David Humphrey & Florian Gueldner, ARC
6:30 PM​ Evening Reception
6:45 PM​ Networking Dinner

      Thursday, March 3

8:00 AM Registration and Morning Coffee/Tea
8:20 AM​
Welcome Address
Uwe Grundmann, ARC

Improved Availability and Damage Avoidance at Water Treatment Plant Using Asset Analytics
Speakers from FAG and Mitsubishi Electric
8:50 AM​
Smart Manufacturing
Jan Snoeij, MESA
​9:30 AM​​Customization and Mass Production Favored by New IoT-Enabled Economic Models
Alessandro Bassi, Bassi Consulting
​​Open & Advanced Automation

​​Industrie 4.0 & Industrial Internet of Things

10:15 AM​ ​​How Open Standards Create the Soft Infrastructure for Industrie 4.0
Uwe Steinkrauss, OPC
Eelco van der Wal, PLCopen
​​Asset Analytics - Zero Surprises, Using Predictive Analytics to Improve Plant Performance
Maurice Jilderda, Campione
​10:45 AM​ ​​Coffee/Tea Break
​11:30 AM Ubiquitous Data - Where May We Get?
Johannes Kals, University of Ludwigshafen
​12:00 PM Plenary Session​ Organization, Collaboration & Human Factors:
30 Years Experience - Is There an App for That?
Maurice Wilkins, ISA
12:30 PM​ Lunch
1:30 PM​

Plenary Workshop:
Industrie 4.0 & Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in Practice
How can users achieve these visions TODAY?

Moderator: David Humphrey, ARC
Experts:
Alessandro Bassi, Bassi Consulting
Thomas Rienessl, B&R
Klaus Koch, CAT
Diederik Mols, Honeywell
Uwe Steinkrauss, OPC Foundation
Philippe Mack, PEPITe
Eelco van der Wal, PLCopen
Bernard Flament, Prayon
Kai Bergemann, Rockwell Automation
Dirk Kozian, Schneider Electric
Hans De Leenheer, TrendMiner

3:30 PM​ Coffee/Tea Break
4:00 PM​ Energy Optimization Thanks to Analytics and... People
Bernard Flament, Prayon & Philippe Mack, PEPITe
​4:30 PM ARC Wrap-up
Florian Gueldner, ARC
5:00 PM Forum Ends

 

Sessions

Click on the Session title below to view the description.

  
  
collapse Day : March 2 ‎(12)
3/2/2016 9:15 AMIndustry 4.0 in the Supply Chain of Arla Foods: Current PackML Case And Future Opportunities
3/2/2016 10:00 AMExecuting Engineering Projects at Kaneka Belgium Using Asset Information Management (AIM)
3/2/2016 11:00 AMWorkshop: Cybersecurity
3/2/2016 11:00 AMWorkshop: Asset Lifecycle Management and Connected Smart Machines
3/2/2016 1:45 PMWorkshop MESA - IT/OT Convergence, Modularization, and Industrial Internet of Things Implications
3/2/2016 1:45 PMWorkshop: Energy and Sustainability​
3/2/2016 4:00 PMSmart Manufacturing, Machine Learning, and Analytics
3/2/2016 4:00 PM​Operations Management
3/2/2016 4:00 PMAn IT Perspective on a Corporate Asset Management Implementation from Scratch to Perfection
3/2/2016 4:00 PMSetting new standards for MES at FrieslandCampina Cheese, Butter & Milkpowder
3/2/2016 4:45 PMPerformance-based Continuous Digital Transformation
3/2/2016 4:45 PMImplementation of MES Quartis Optima in the Cosmetic Industry
collapse Day : March 3 ‎(10)
3/3/2016 8:25 AMImproved Availability and Damage Avoidance at Water Treatment Plant Using Asset Analytics
3/3/2016 8:50 AMSmart Manufacturing
3/3/2016 9:30 AMOpen & Advanced Automation
3/3/2016 9:30 AMCustomization and Mass Production Favored by New IoT-Enabled Economic Models
3/3/2016 10:15 AM​​Asset Analytics - Zero Surprises, Using Predictive Analytics to Improve Plant Performance
3/3/2016 10:15 AMHow Open Standards Create the Soft Infrastructure for Industrie 4.0
3/3/2016 11:30 AMUbiquitous Data – Where May We Get?
3/3/2016 12:00 PMOrganization, Collaboration & Human Factors: 30 Years Experience - Is There an App for That?
3/3/2016 1:30 PMWorkshop: Industrie 4.0 & Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in Practice How can users achieve these visions TODAY?
3/3/2016 4:00 PMEnergy Optimization Thanks to Analytics and… People

 

Location

The Forum is held at the Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City.

Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City
Joan Muyskenweg 10
1096 CJ - Amsterdam
Netherlands
Phone (+31) 20 6658181
Fax (+31) 20 6948735
Email H1244@accor.com
www.mercure.com/1244

The Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City is set in a beautiful location by the river and provides easy access to the ArenA and the center of Amsterdam.  Ample, enclosed parking is available and you can also reach the city center by public transport in just 10 minutes.

 

Previous Attendees

The following organizations are among those who have attended previous Forums:

ABB
Accenture
AFD GmbH Leuna
Agoria
Airsprite Technologies
Aker Process
AkzoNobel
Aliseca
Alpha Steuer-Mess-Regeltechnick
ALSTOM Energy
AMNYTT
Anapur
Aramco Overseas
ARCA-Regler
Arkema Group
Arla Foods
Ashcroft Instruments
AspenTech
Atos
AUCOTEC
Automa
AVI
AVR Rotterdam
B&R Industrial Automation
Bar Pneumatische Steuerungssysteme
BARTEC
Basell Polyolefine
BASF
Bayer
BlueCielo ECM Solutions
BN Automation
Bosch Siemens Hausgeräte
BP
Buerkert Werke
C&M Engineering
Cargill
CAT
Celanese
Certec
Chemieanlagenbau Chemnitz
Cisco
Clariant
Cognis Oelchemicals
COMAU
Comos Industry Solutions
ConScript
Control Engineering
COPA-DATA
CRIT
Croon
CTE
Curvaceous Software
Daimler AG
Danisco
Dassault Systems - Delmia
DDC
Deutsche Messe
Dow Chemical
Dr. Oestreich Consulting
DSM
DuPont
E+H Wetzer
Economic Engineering
EDF
EKS Engel
Elan Software
Elias
Emerson Process Management
Endress+Hauser
Esso Nederland B.V.
ETH
EtherCAT Technology Group
Euriware
European Commission
EUtech Scientific Engineering
Evonik Degussa
ExxonMobil
Festo
FHS Bonn-Rhein-Sieg Finze & Wagner EMSR
Flowserve
Frauhofer IITB
F-Secure Future Capital

G&O Automation
GE Fanuc
GeCma Components
GIT VERLAG
Goeller Verlag
Gönnheimer Elektronic
Grace Manufacturing
GRAF Synergy
HACH-LANGE
HAI 
Hans Turck
HART
Harting Deutschland
Hatch Associates
Haus der Technik
Heineken
Henkel
HIMA Paul Hildebrandt
Hirschmann
HOERBIGER
Honeywell
Horizon Power
Hudson Cybertec
Huethig
iBanx
IBM
ICT Automatisering
Ifak
IKF SIL
ILS Technology LLC
IML Group Industrial Defender Ineos Köln
Infor Corporation
Infracor
InfraServ
Innominate Security
Intel Intergraph
Intermate
International Flavors & Fragrances
InvensysIPCOS
ISA . International Society of Automation
Istec International
IT Advisory Group
iTAC Software
ITandFactory
JTI (Group of Japan Tobacco Inc.)
K+K industrial Controls
Kiel Engineering
Knick Elektronische
Konradin Verlag Robert Kohlhammer
Krohne Messtechnik
Kuwait Petroleum Europoort
Laborelec
Landesumweltamt NRW
Land Rover
Lang & Peitler Automation
Lanxess
LeiKon
LEONI Kerpen
Lubrizol Lyondell
M.A.C Solutions
MACTek
MAN TURBO
Managing Automation
ManuBiz
Mars
Matrikon
Merck
MES Consult
Messe Duesseldorf
Metso Automation Microsoft
MiRO Karlsruhe
Mitsubishi Electric
MM MaschinenMarkt
MM Software GmbH
Mobrey
MRO Software
MTL Instruments

NAMUR
NCAM
NEC Electronics
NextNine
Oldenbourg
OMRON Europe
OMV Deutschland
Oracle Corporation
OSI Software
OXEA
Oxeno Olefinchemie
Paradine
Penta-Electric
Pepperl+Fuchs
Pfizer Manufacturing
Philips Electronics
Phoenix Contact
PLCopen
Primation Systemtechnik
PROFIBUS/PROFINET
ProLeiT
PROLIST International
psb intralogistics GmbH
PT Industrieel
PTB Physik.-Techn.
Publish Industry Verlag
R. Stahl Schaltgeräte
RIB Software
ROCHE Diagnostics
Rockwell Automation
Rösberg Engineering
Royal DSM
Rudolf Wild
SABIC
Sabisu
Sachtleben Chemie
Samson
SAP
Sasol Germany
Satyam Computer Services
Schneider Electric
SEW Eurodrive
Shell Deutschland Oil
SICK AG
Siemens
SMC ItaliaSofting
SPPC
Statoil
Stork Technical Services
TANDBERG
Tata Consultancy Services
Technip Germany
Technische Computer
Technische Revue
TeDo Verlag
Thales Group
Thomas Industrial Media
Ticona
TNO
Total
Trebing & Himstedt
T-Systems
TU Eindhoven
TU München-TUM
Tudor Rose Turck
UBL Uhde Universität Kassel
UReason USPI
Vacon PLC
VDE-Verlag
VDI-Verein Deutscher
VDI Verlag
VDI Wissensforum
Vega Grieshaber
Vogel Business Media
Völkers Büro
VTA
WAGO Kontakttechnik
Weidmüller
WEKA FACHMEDIEN
WIB
Wonderware
Wurldtech Security
Yokogawa Europe
ZVEI