Smart Manufacturing Leaders Summit 2018

February 27-February 28, 2018

Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski, Munich, Germany

+ 44 (0) 207 368 9465

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Day 2 - Wednesday 28th February 2018

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Welcome coffee

9:00 AM - 9:10 AM Opening remarks – Niamh Stone, Programme Director, WBR

9:10 AM - 9:20 AM Chair’s opening address and networking activity

9:20 AM - 9:40 AM Our story on surprising and delighting your customer: How to use advanced customer data analytics to feed back into manufacturing and customise your products

Stig Carlson, Director Corporate Manufacturing, Autoliv
Paul supports the development of manufacturing equipment and facilities and ensuring all programmes are delivered according to customers’ expectations, on time and on budget. As part of his role within Lean Enterprise, Paul is responsible for setting up GKN Powder Metallurgy’s digital strategy and co-ordinating the move towards Industrie 4.0.
· Responding to external customer requirements using IIoT and big data analytics
· How can customer data contribute to feedback into production line?
· How can production become more responsive to data?
· What are the business benefits to adopting more advanced customer feedback and how can this give your organisation a competitive edge?

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Stig Carlson

Director Corporate Manufacturing
Autoliv

9:40 AM - 10:20 AM ALL STAR PANEL Creating your smart manufacturing ecosystem: How can you build a network to assist your move to Industry 4.0 and achieve a cost-efficient, dynamic and flexible production process?

Inge Terpstra, Operations Director, Tiofarma Robin P. G. Tech, Co-founder and Managing Director, AtomLeap Shaun West, Lecturer, Lucerne School of Engineering and Architecture
  • What are the benefits of creating an Ecosystem?
  • How can you work with vendors and suppliers to overcome specific challenges and create a customised approach to smart manufacturing
  • Forging stronger out-of-industry relationships to help inform your smart manufacturing strategy
This panel brings together experts from within various industries with those from start-up and technology backgrounds to discuss how to overcome the challenges with building a stable and efficient network that will help your smart manufacturing projects.

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Inge Terpstra

Operations Director
Tiofarma
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Robin P. G. Tech

Co-founder and Managing Director
AtomLeap
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Shaun West

Lecturer
Lucerne School of Engineering and Architecture

10:20 AM - 11:00 AM AUGMENTED/VIRTUAL REALITY PANEL How can you implement augmented/virtual reality into your manufacturing sites for advanced training, improved productivity and leaner operations?

  • Areas this new technology can be integrated into an organisation
  • What are the ways in which virtual reality and simulation can improve productivity?
  • How can training and development compliment the adoption of new technology?
  • Where can operations be improved via simulation?
  • Advice for making the business case for investment in these forms of technology
  • How close are we to adopting this new technology?
This panel brings together experts from within various industries with academics, AR/VR providers and consultants to talk about how AR/VR can be harnessed to improve operations and create a smarter manufacturing process.

11:00 AM - 11:20 AM Morning networking break

11:20 AM - 11:40 AM New frontiers in cyber security: How to combat the potential cyber-security risks and threats to your organisation from IIoT to prevent breaches of your business and customer data

Simon Bradley, VP Innovation, Cyber Security Programme Directorate, Airbus
Simon heads-up and co-ordinates high-level strategies to protect Airbus’ products, assets and people from cyber risk and attack within the Airbus Digital Transformation Office
  • Understanding what innovative products can be brought into production lines and what opportunities this presents
  • Electronic factory vs engineering factory?
  • What is preventing the move towards more digitalisation within factories?
  • What are the benefits of digitalisation?
  • How can you protect your business against the multiple points of entry created through IIoT

Simon Bradley

VP Innovation, Cyber Security Programme Directorate
Airbus

11:40 AM - 12:00 PM How can you implement telecoms solutions to improve your digital manufacturing operations and achieve better data flow?

  • What new connectivity and shared networks can provide for the future of connected sites
  • Understanding how strong connectivity between all connected devices can assist with improving productivity
  • How to improve the connection between worker-equipment-site?
  • What are the barriers to accessing this data for more robust analytics?
This session will explore the future of telecoms and how innovative use of telecoms solutions within your production process will create more efficient digital manufacturing operations and improve data flow.

12:00 PM - 12:40 PM DRILL DOWN ROUND TABLES How to overcome industry-specific smart manufacturing challenges

1.Automotive (OEM) - Sama Mbang, Daimler
2.Automotive (Tier 1 parts supplier) – Andre Kuckuk, Schaeffler
3.Aerospace – Simon Bradley, Airbus
4.Defence – Adrian Polglase, Rolls Royce -

5.Tech/Electronics - Tilmann Kloppe, Siemens
6.FMCG (Food and Bev) – Nick Meisen, Heineken
7.Oil & Gas
8.Chemicals


12:40 PM - 1:20 PM OXFORD STYLE DEBATE Ops Tech should take the lead in the move towards smart manufacturing - FOR & AGAINST

Adrian Polglase, Head of IT – Defence Services, Rolls Royce
  • Who should be leading the move towards Industry 4.0?
FOR –
· As the challenges and need to improve efficiency is one of the key drivers for the move towards smart manufacturing, the solutions to these challenges should be identified by ops tech
· Smart manufacturing needs to have a clear figurehead in an organisation and the investment decisions should be made by those whose working will be most immediately impacted by any new technology
VP Manufacturing / VP Operations / Site Lead – Aerospace, Defence, Automotive
AGAINST –
· IT and OT must work together to drive forward the move towards Industry 4.0 and this collaboration cannot be done effectively if only one side of the debate is considered
· IT solutions are integral to smart manufacturing and without info tech colleagues, it is not possible to make informed investment decisions
Director IT - Aerospace, Defence, Automotive

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Adrian Polglase

Head of IT – Defence Services
Rolls Royce

1:20 PM - 2:30 PM Networking lunch

TRACK A – Ops Tech Innovation

2:30 PM - 2:40 PM Opening remarks from the chair

TRACK A – Ops Tech Innovation

2:40 PM - 3:00 PM How to practically implement smart robotics into your manufacturing process in order to improve productivity

Stig Victor Petersen, VP Operations, Hamlet Protein
  • Where AI and Smart Robotics can be implemented?
  • How to ensure the correct training and development is delivered
  • Is there a risk of over engineering a solution for a minimal benefit, and how can this be avoided?
This session will explore the best ways to bring in smart robotics and automation to your manufacturing process in order to improve efficiency and productivity

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Stig Victor Petersen

VP Operations
Hamlet Protein

TRACK A – Ops Tech Innovation

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM AUTOMATION PANEL What is the best way to introduce smart automation to reduce production cycles and improve efficiency of processes?

Jon Bueno Mendieta, Engineering – Automation and Controls, Mercedes-Benz Michael Kohlert, Head of IT and Automation, Mondi Gronau
  • What are the benefits of new technology to productivity
  • How to reduce production lifecycles with smart technology and improve efficiency
This panel brings together industry practicioners with automation specialists in order to discuss the benefits and challenges of introducing smart automation.

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Jon Bueno Mendieta

Engineering – Automation and Controls
Mercedes-Benz
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Michael Kohlert

Head of IT and Automation
Mondi Gronau

TRACK A – Ops Tech Innovation

4:00 PM - 4:40 PM PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE PANEL How can you initiate predictive maintenance to achieve reduced downtime and increased efficiency?

Cesare Ceraso, Manufacturing Plant Director, Stanley Black and Decker Alexis Kydonopoulos, Technical Plant Director, MARS
  • Keeping sites up and running whilst transforming
  • How predictive maintenance can help to improve productivity?
  • What other forms of predictive analytics can be used to reduce downtime?
  • Examining the future of self-healing proactive sites
This panel brings together industry practicioners with technology providers to talk about how predictive maintenance can make your manufacturing process more efficient.

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Cesare Ceraso

Manufacturing Plant Director
Stanley Black and Decker
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Alexis Kydonopoulos

Technical Plant Director
MARS

TRACK B – Info Tech Innovation

2:30 PM - 2:40 PM Opening remarks from the chair

TRACK B – Info Tech Innovation

2:40 PM - 3:00 PM How to integrate your systems to ensure optimal connectivity and interoperability

Adrian Polglase, Head of IT – Defence Services, Rolls Royce
  • Overcoming the challenges of connectivity between systems
  • Understanding the compatibility of different systems
  • How can more open standards be created to ensure systems are compatible
This session will explore the potention systems integration issues that can interrupt your Industry 4.0 project, and how to ensure connectivity and interoperability between systems.

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Adrian Polglase

Head of IT – Defence Services
Rolls Royce

TRACK B – Info Tech Innovation

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM MES PANEL How can you introduce an MES system across your organisation to optimise efficiency, standardise systems and control processes?

  • Extending your IT strategy to include industrial digitalisation
  • Understanding the power of MES systems
  • What are the benefits of a properly implemented MES system?
This panel brings together industry practicioners with MES specialists in order to discuss the benefits and challenges of standardising an MES system across your sites.

TRACK B – Info Tech Innovation

4:00 PM - 4:40 PM INDUSTRIAL CYBER-SECURITY PANEL What are the security risks in a digital factory and how can you protect your customer and business data?

Simon Bradley, VP Innovation, Cyber Security Programme Directorate, Airbus
  • Understanding the importance of cyber-security
  • Auditing the possible threats to information security from IIoT
  • What are the solutions?
This panel brings together industry practicioners with cyber security experts and technology providers to discuss the threats to digital factories and overcome the risks to data security.

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Simon Bradley

VP Innovation, Cyber Security Programme Directorate
Airbus

Creative Boardroom Track Limited to 12 attendees

2:30 PM - 4:40 PM CREATIVE BOARDROOM How to secure budget for smart manufacturing projects

Heiko Witte, Head of Engineering Improvement and Quality, Rolls Royce
Heiko has responsibility for leading the improvement and transformation programmes at Rolls Royce in Germany, as well as implementing change programmes. He has a specific focus on Lean and Continuous Improvement projects as well as a growing involvement in digitization programmes.


Heiko Witte

Head of Engineering Improvement and Quality
Rolls Royce

Reimagining your Organisational Set-up

4:40 PM - 5:20 PM ALL STAR PANEL How to implement your global Industry 4.0 strategy across all sites to achieve full connectivity and standardisation

Stig Carlson, Director Corporate Manufacturing, Autoliv
  • How can you standardise your Industry 4.0 strategy across all sites in order to improve connectivity?
  • How can you gain buy-in from across your organisation in order to ensure the take-up of smart manufacturing solutions
This panel will bring together Ops Tech and Info Tech leaders from various industry backgrounds to talk about the best ways in which to ensure full standardisation across sites and between sites to improve connectivity and reduce systems integration failures.

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Stig Carlson

Director Corporate Manufacturing
Autoliv

Reimagining your Organisational Set-up

5:20 PM - 5:40 PM Optimising energy efficiency: How to introduce smart manufacturing technology to reduce waste and encourage greener production

Ralf Hagan, Engineering Manager MES, Nestle
Ralf is interested in the service-orientated approach of digitalisation and how to support innovation in this area. Nestle is the world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness company. Their mission of “Good Food, Good Life,” is to provide consumers with the best tasting, most nutritious choices in a wide range of food and beverage categories and eating occasions, from morning to night.
  • Why should you be aiming for greener operations within manufacturing?
  • How can you increase your energy efficiency within production?
  • What technology can do to help increase energy efficiency?

Ralf Hagan

Engineering Manager MES
Nestle

CREATIVE BOARDROOMS Limited to 12 attendees

4:40 PM - 5:40 PM CREATIVE BOARDROOM: How to improve the talent retention of women in manufacturing, maximise their leadership potential and support clear career paths

Sibylle Büttner, Plant Director, Continental
Sibylle oversees over 1000 employees, with 800 in production in a location with 150mio€ in total sales. Sibylle has a deep interest in the move towards Industry 4.0 and how lean management principles and lean transformation can be built upon for successful digital transformation. As one of a handful of female Plant Directors at Continental, she also has a keen interest in supporting and developing female talent within manufacturing.

How to improve the talent retention of women in manufacturing, maximise their leadership potential and support clear career paths

Sibylle Büttner

Plant Director
Continental

5:40 PM - 5:40 PM End of conference