ICONICS Connect 2021 Hybrid Event: Inspiring Innovation for a New Era

VIRTUAL
SEPTEMBER 30, 2021
JOIN FROM ANYWHERE

IN-PERSON
SEPTEMBER 29 - 30, 2021
FOXBOROUGH, MA

NOTE: In-person event registration is invite-only.
For inquiries about availability, please contact us at connect2021@iconics.com.

ABOUT

Join ICONICS for its first Hybrid Conference! ICONICS Connect 2021 will be streamed live from Foxborough, Massachusetts for virtual attendees, and is open to a limited number of in-person attendees by special invitation. Whether you join us in-person or virtual, this event will ensure you stay connected to the latest and greatest digital transformation technology. Our guest speakers will highlight new advances and emerging technologies in automation software that businesses need to be aware of and implement to stay relevant and profitable.

Schedule

September 29, 2021

TimeTopicLocation
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Opening Reception (In-Person)
Great Room and Terrace
*All times are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
**All locations are for in-person

September 30, 2021

TimeTopicLocation
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Registration and Breakfast (In-Person)
Patriot Foyer
8:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Opening Keynote: Digitize Your Future with ICONICS - A Trusted Automation Software Leader for 35 Years

ICONICS, a group company of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, has been helping customers automate and digitize manual processes to optimize asset performance in critical operations since 1986. In this keynote, ICONICS will review how the latest in automation software technologies can keep your operations competitive and on the cutting edge. You will learn about the latest tools being used by organizations to adapt to a new global reality, including secure data connectivity, connected workforce solutions, digital twins, smart analytics, and many more. We are excited to showcase ICONICS’ trusted automation software solutions for your operational resiliency and success in this new era.

Patriot Ballroom
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Morning Break (In-Person and Virtual)
Patriot Foyer
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Innovative Technologies Keynote: Stay Agile and Resilient - Solutions to Accelerate Your Digital Transformation Initiatives

Adapting and thriving in the current digital age requires choosing progressive solutions and technologies that maintain operational continuity and maximize workforce productivity. In this keynote, we highlight challenges seen across a variety of industries today and the ways your organization can level up your digital transformation practices to sustain innovation and manufacturing efficiency. We will highlight customer and partner stories that demonstrate the true meaning of operational excellence, and then examine how our software roadmap will elevate your business with the next wave of automation technologies.

Patriot Ballroom
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch (In-Person)
Twenty8 Food & Spirits
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Breakout Sessions Group 1:
Safeguarding Against Cyber Threats with Secure Data Connectivity

In this increasingly vulnerable world, secure data connectivity is of utmost concern for many of our customers. During this session, you’ll learn about the cybersecurity threats you need to be aware of and how to deal with security breaches. We’ll examine various industrial control system attacks and how the lessons learned from each can be applied to secure your infrastructure. In addition, we’ll share the numerous security standards that you can leverage within your ICONICS applications, including advanced security features of standards like OPC UA, and how IIoT, Industry 4.0, the cloud, and edge computing all fit into the security equation in a world where OT and IT continue to converge.

Rethinking Solutions for Your Connected Workforce

These days you’re probably hearing a lot about Connected Workforce or maybe you’ve already taken steps to empower your field service workers. With decreased response times come increased profits, and in this session, we’ll show you how ICONICS’ connected field service solution increases collaboration and productivity by providing an advanced dashboard and mobile app that can be integrated into your existing business to streamline efficiency and remain agile when it counts the most.

 
 

 
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Afternoon Break (In-Person and Virtual)
Patriot Foyer
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Breakout Sessions Group 2:
Streamlining Operations for a Sustainable Future

The race is on for a more sustainable future, and by automating and digitizing your sustainability efforts, you’ll experience reduced energy costs and accelerate your journey towards a better future for your operations and the planet. In this session we will discuss ways to meet net-zero emission targets, including net zero carbon and net zero energy operations, by augmenting energy efficiency investments with IoT software technology to create secure, Microsoft Azure-ready solutions for energy, building automation, manufacturing, and industrial applications.

Riding the IT/OT Wave: IoT, Digital Twins, and Computing on the Edge

Are you ready to ride the wave and take your operations to the next level? In this session, we will discuss the technologies you can apply to integrate disparate systems in the cloud, giving you full visibility into your equipment performance so you can make informed decisions. See how remote management, early detection, and being able to determine root cause with digital twin technology will provide your business the necessary edge to remain competitive.

 
 

 
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
General Session Wrap-Up (In-Person and Virtual)
Patriot Ballroom
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Closing Reception (In-Person)
Six String Grill and Stage
*All times are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
**All locations are for in-person

Speakers

Speakers Coming Soon!

Hotel & Travel

Please Note: Hotel Rooms are for In-Person attendees only.

For in-person attendees, ICONICS has a special discounted rate for booking rooms at the Renaissance Boston Patriot Place Hotel, as follows:

Wednesday - $209
Thursday - $209


Standard internet in rooms is complimentary! If you wish to extend your stay before or after our main event days, please call the hotel directly at 866-580-6236 to make your reservation. Be sure to reference “ICONICS.” The group rate is also available on Tuesday, in addition to Wednesday and Thursday.

CONTACT US

Have questions for us? You can email us at:

connect2021@iconics.com

ICONICS CONNECT 2021

VIRTUAL
SEPTEMBER 30, 2021
JOIN FROM ANYWHERE