Agenda 2019

Following is the preliminary schedule for the Forum. Times and sessions are subject to change.

Join us for a Super Bowl Reception on Sunday February 3, 6-10 PM, The Upper Deck

Monday, February 4 - Pre-Forum Workshops

  Track 3
Safety & Security
Track 4
Safety & Security/APM
Track 5
Digital Transformation
8:30 AM The State of Cybersecurity for Industry, Infrastructure, and Cities    
10:00 AM Break
10:30 AM ICS/OT Cybersecurity Trends and Developments Industrial IoT Cybersecurity Trends and Developments  
12:00 PM Break
2:00 PM Industrial/OT Threat Detection and Response: What's the Right Solution for Your Company? Cybersecurity and Safety Convergence Digital Transformation Planning
3:30 PM Break
4:00 PM IT-OT Cybersecurity Convergence The Digitization of Asset Performance Management Digital Transformation Council Meeting (End Users Only)
6-9 PM Welcome Reception

Tuesday, February 5

8:30 AM Keynote Presentations
10:00 AM Break
10:30 AM Executive Panel
12:00 PM Lunch
  Track 1
Automation Innovations
Track 2
Safety & Security
Track 3
Asset Performance Management
Track 4
Digital Transformation & Cloud Platforms
Track 5
Digital Transformation & 3D Printing
Track 6
Smart Cities
2:00 PM Open Process Automation Status Cybersecurity Case Studies/Panel Discussion Field Service Evolves into a Profit Center and Competitive Weapon Digital Transformation Overview: Innovation and Exponential Progress Manufacturing for the 21st Century: New Materials, Processes, and Products Microgrids
3:30 PM Break
4:00 PM Open Process Automation Panel  Fake I/O: Affecting Level 0/1 Data in Industrial Control Systems Maintenance and Operations:  Better Together Cloud Platforms Digitalization Drives Discrete Manufacturing The Case for Bottom-up Smart City Development
6 PM Reception and Dinner

Wednesday, February 6

8:30 AM Keynote and Executive Panel
10:00 AM Break
  Track 1
Automation Innovations
Track 2
Safety & Security
Track 3
Asset Performance Management
Track 4
Analytics & Human Challenges
Track 5
Edge Devices
Track 6
Smart Cities
10:30 AM IT/OT Convergence: Linking Legacy to an Industrial Internet of Things World Safety Systems: Integrated versus Not? Does It Really Matter? Data Driven Maintenance Planning and Execution Improves Uptime with EAM, PdM, and IIoT Transforming Data into Value IoT Network Edge Infrastructure and Devices The Cybersecurity Challenge for Smart Cities and Infrastructure
12:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM Do Your Digital Transformation Plans Align with Your Business Improvement Goals? Balancing Cybersecurity, Safety, and Innovation Risks Blockchain Emerges in the Supply Chain – Here’s What You Need to Know Digital Transformation Organizational and Human Challenges Smart Connected Machines in the Digital Age Drones for Industry and Cities
3:30 PM Break
4:00 PM Digital Transformation in Manufacturing Status and Progress The Converging Worlds of Safety and Cybersecurity Leveraging IIoT and Operational Analytics to Realize Digital Transformation in Oil & Gas How Digital Transformation Impacts the Workforce Designing Connected Products and Ecosystems Autonomous Mobile Robots Come of Age
6 PM Reception and Dinner

Thursday, February 7

  Track 1
Automation Innovations
Track 2
Automation Innovations
Track 3
Digital Transformation
Track 4
Smart Cities
Track 5
Robots Facility Tour
8:30 AM OPA Forum Discussion Operator Training by Doing Digital Transformation and Smart Manufacturing: The Future Is Now! Augmented Reality and Wearables for the Industrial Enterprise See Mobile Logistics Robots in Action on a Facility Tour
10:00 AM Break
10:30 AM Strategies to Reduce Downtime and Increase Plant KPIs   Making the Business Case: Smart Manufacturing and the Digital Transformation Electrification and EV Charging Stations Asset Information Management in the Age of Digital Transformation
12:00 PM Forum Ends with Boxed Lunches