Automation, IT convergence, standards at ARC Industry Forum
Industrial digitalization can drive sustainability, energy transitions and improved performance and information shared at the 2023 ARC Industry Forum, Feb. 6-9, and online Feb. 27-March 27, aims to help with that.
- The 2023 ARC Industry Forum, in Orlando, Feb. 6-9, featuring discussions about digitalization helps optimize operations, helps with energy efficiency, workforce shortages, supply chain, climate change and cybersecurity.
- ARC Advisory Group said enabling technologies for digitalization include digital twin, cloud, machine learning, edge computing, IoT, cybersecurity technology, additive manufacturing and augmented reality.
Digital transformation insights
- The 2023 ARC Industry Forum, by ARC Advisory Group, will be in Orlando, Feb. 6-9, featuring discussions about digitalization helps optimize operations, helps with energy efficiency, workforce shortages, supply chain and climate change.
- Enabling technologies for digitalization, ARC Advisory Group said, include digital twin, cloud, machine learning (ML), edge computing, IoT, cybersecurity technology, additive manufacturing and augmented reality (AR).
Industrial optimization and competitiveness, energy efficiency, workforce shortages, supply chain fragility and climate change all are issues that industrial digitalization are addressing, according to organizers of the 2023 ARC Industry Forum, Feb. 6-9, in Orlando, and online Feb. 27-March 27.
Similar themes were part of the 2022 ARC Industry Forum, postponed until June 2022 because of the Omicron COVID-19 subvariant surge.
For the 2023 meeting, “Technologies like digital twin, cloud, machine learning, edge computing, IoT, cybersecurity technology, additive manufacturing, augmented reality, and more are enabling new business processes and obscuring traditional functional boundaries,” noted ARC Advisory Group on its ARC Industry Forum page. “Call it digital transformation, smart manufacturing, or Industry 4.0, industrial companies are driving to innovate, transform, and accelerate the future” for factories, plants, and infrastructure.
Digital transformation agenda topics at 2023 ARC Industry Forum
Agenda topics designed to facilitate digital transformation include:
21st Century operations: Where information technology (IT), operational technology (OT), and engineering technology (ET) converge
AI and machine learning (ML)
Asset performance management (APM)
Automation innovations, with updates from The Open Process Automation Forum, industrial automation and Industry 4.0 and industrial internet initiatives
Cybersecurity for digitalization and sustainability
Digital twins and connected smart machines
Digital workforce and culture
Energy transition and sustainability
Industrial IoT (IIoT) platforms, edge infrastructure and end devices.
Coverage from ARC Industry Forum
Control Engineering will post related coverage on the 2023 ARC Industry Forum meeting as it is available. Articles from prior ARC Industry Forums include automation and controls digitalization, interoperability, sustainability and interoperability:
Mark T. Hoske is content manager, Control Engineering, CFE Media and Technology, email@example.com.
Digital transformation, 2023 ARC Industry Forum
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