View the 2016 Global Automation & Manufacturing Summit Sessions On-Demand

The 2016 Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit, presented by Control Engineering and Plant Engineering, in partnership with Hannover Fairs USA, brought together experts from all areas of the Industrial Internet of Things (lloT) to look at not just the current state of lloT but also at the potential benefits of deployment for the manufacturing industry. 

Presentations:

  • Keynote: Jack Nehlig, President of Phoenix Contact USA and winner of the 2015 Plant Engineering Top Plant Award, will discuss his company‚Äôs initiatives on the Industrial Internet of Things (lloT), both as an industry supplier and as a manufacturer.

  • Session 1: Cloud-Based Manufacturing: Who Will Rule the Clouds? An overview of industry attitudes toward and adoption of lloT in manufacturing. PANELISTS: Rob McGreevy, VP Operations, Schneider Electric Rich Carpenter, Product general manager, GE Automation and Controls

  • Session 2: Robotics: Rise of the Machines. An industry overview on the adoption and use of robotics in manufacturing. PANELISTS: Jose Rivera, CEO, Control System Integrators Association Rick Vanden Boom, automation systems group manager, Applied Manufacturing Technologies Michael Lindley, vice president, business development, Concept Systems Inc.

  • Session 3: How Maintenance and Big Data Can Coexist. PANELISTS: Sal Spada, analyst, ARC Advisory Group Franz Gruber, CEO, FORCAM Aurelio Banda, CEO, Beckhoff Automation North America Chris LeBeau, Global IT director, ATS

  • Keynote
    Session 1: Cloud-Based Manufacturing: Who Will Rule the Clouds?
    Session 2: Robotics: Rise of the Machines
    Session 3: How Maintenance and Big Data Can Coexist
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