PROGRAM

FOUR DAYS OF TRANSFORMATION

Ready to Transform your business from all angles? Attend our sessions to get all the tools needed for a seamless digital transformation. Armed with relevant and practical information received from leading industry experts, you will be able to apply the latest technologies and stay ahead of your competition. Don’t forget about the post-session activities!

TUESDAY

TimeTopic
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Pre-Registration
Mitsubishi Mobile Showroom Tours
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Welcome Reception (sponsored by Mitsubishi)
Partner Showcase

WEDNESDAY

TimeTopic
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Breakfast (sponsored by SOAP Engineering)
Partner Showcase
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
General Session I:
President's Keynote - Transform 360
Changes For the Better, Together
Speakers: Russ Agrusa, Sam George (Microsoft), Hajime Sugiyama (Mitsubishi)

Join us for the Transform 360 opening keynote, where ICONICS President and CEO, Russ Agrusa, will talk about some of the exciting changes to look forward to in the automation industry. Learn about how cobots and the Internet of Things can bring together humans and robots in exciting new ways. Hear from guest speakers Haji Sugiyama from Mitsubishi and Sam George from Microsoft about new ways to expand, automate, report, and control your data. Together, we can transform the world.

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Morning Break and Partner Showcase
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
General Session II:
Real-Time Analytics Improve Productivity
Speakers: Clive Walton (ICONICS UK), Alan Beaulieu (ITR Economics)

How do we improve productivity? This is the question everyone wants to answer. Hear about how real-time analytics can help you identify issues and areas for improvement in your production lines, buildings, processes, and anything you have data on. Don't just analyze your data at the end of the week or the month, analyze it and take action now. We will examine how technologies like digital twins and ICONICS' new CFSWorX™ can enlighten your workers and enrich your data and bring your company to new levels of efficiency and productivity.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch (sponsored by Wunderlich-Malec)
Partner Showcase
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Breakout Group 1:
Augmented Reality Technology Streamlines Operations

Augment your reality and interact with your equipment in ways you never thought possible. AR-enabled mobile devices combined with ICONICS Voice Machine Interface (VMI) technology can help blur the line between reality and your HMI, making it easier for field workers to solve problems faster. Hands-free devices and natural language voice commands offer workers numerous ways to instantly access troubleshooting information while on site. Learn how ICONICS solutions can connect your operators in the field with the information they need when they need it. You can even launch a live video session with experts back in the office or control room, enabling that expertise to reach all the way to the field where and when it's most needed.

Easily Create Real-Time Dashboards for Any Industry

This session will give you tips and tricks on how to create powerful and informative dashboards. Empower your mobile workforce by creating responsive displays that work on any display, from desktops to phones. Design stunning dashboards for your infrastructure to roll up information to a high level or drill down into the essential details. Learn how to focus on the most important pieces of information while providing a pleasing and easy-to-use interface.

Field Service Automation Improves Response Times

Field service is all about efficiency and response times. Increase your team's response times and streamline efficiency by making sure the best field worker gets notified when an alarm occurs. In this session, experience CFSWorX, ICONICS' connected field service solution. Learn how to integrate CFSWorX' powerful dashboard and mobile app into your existing business and control systems to empower your workers.

Best Practices to Save Money and Engineering Time

Break the mold of traditional SCADA and embrace the new model of asset-based design. The best SCADA systems use digital twins, digital replicas of physical assets, to bridge the gap between the world of things and the world of data. This session will introduce you to some best practices to design and deploy your application in record time, leveraging tools such as Azure Digital Twins and BIM models to create a digital copy of your entire enterprise system.

IoT Solutions for Smart Buildings

Get comfortable with the Internet of Things (IoT). This session will introduce you to solutions for getting your data for smart buildings and smart spaces into the cloud using low-cost edge devices. Scale your solution to include your entire portfolio. Perform analytics and visualization on the edge. Buffer your historical data so that no byte is ever lost. Learn how you can make your smart spaces even smarter and more connected with IoT.

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Afternoon Break and Partner Showcase
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Breakout Group 2:
Easily Create Real-Time Dashboards for Any Industry

This session will give you tips and tricks on how to create powerful and informative dashboards. Empower your mobile workforce by creating responsive displays that work on any display, from desktops to phones. Design stunning dashboards for your infrastructure to roll up information to a high level or drill down into the essential details. Learn how to focus on the most important pieces of information while providing a pleasing and easy-to-use interface.

IoT Solutions for Plant SCADA Applications

Get comfortable with the Internet of Things (IoT). This session will introduce you to solutions for getting your entire organization's data into the cloud using low-cost edge devices. Scale your solution to include your whole enterprise. Perform analytics and visualization on the edge. Buffer your historical data so that no byte is ever lost. Learn how you can make your industry more efficient and more connected with IoT.

Turn Previously Untapped Data into Actionable Intelligence

Data is just a bunch of ones and zeros if you don't understand it. Transform your data into intelligence with powerful cross-system analytics. Collect data from your entire enterprise and display it on powerful customizable dashboards. Roll it up and see trends or drill in and examine a specific abnormality. Analyze faults, energy usage, product quality, OEE, and more. Learn how to get more from your data using ICONICS' suites of AnalytiX products.

Improve Occupancy, Comfort and Space Utilization

Can you hear that? It's your buildings telling you they need something. If you can't hear it, this session will turn you into a building whisperer, using the power of Facility AnalytiX. Monitor faults and identify where preventative maintenance can keep your equipment running longer and at peak efficiency. Increase comfort and utilization while decreasing energy and repair costs. Learn how to make your buildings hum and escape the break-fix cycle.

Learn from the Experts and Become a Power User

Want to learn from the experts? This is the session for you! We will feature some of our best and brightest partners, who will cover topics such as designing projects with an eye towards future scalability, effective use of the Bulk Asset Configurator, when and how to use cloning, aliasing and templating of graphics, developing “solutions” rather than delivering one-off projects, managing multiple projects, both in active development and “maintenance/support” phases, and overall, how best to spend your time as an integrator.

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Panel Discussion
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Mitsubishi Mobile Showroom Tours
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM

THURSDAY

TimeTopic
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Breakfast and Partner Showcase
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
General Session III:
Make the Invisible Visible with Wearables and AR
Speakers: Mark Hepburn, Chris Elsbree, Sanjay Jhawar (RealWear)

Data is all around us. Most of the time it's invisible, inaccessible. Grab that data and make it visible for you and your workers. This session will examine how wearables and augmented reality can bring your data front and center. Connect your workers a plant floor, in the field, or on the go to the data and expertise they need to not only succeed but excel. Give your executives the information they need to make key decisions wherever they are. Break your data out of its cage, make it visible, and get it where it needs to go.

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Morning Break and Partner Showcase
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Breakout Group 3:
Practical HMI Solutions for Wearable Devices

In this session, you will learn how to leverage the convenience of wearable and mobile devices to manage your plant or access your HMI on the go. Use beacons or QR codes to launch screens or documentation about the specific device you're near or room you're in. Make your data work for you by turning it into insightful information, and instantly empower your managers to make better decisions, faster, no matter where in the world their travels may take them.

Digital Transformation for a Cloud-Based Future

Don't be content with ordinary applications. Reach for the clouds! Elevate your data into the cloud. This session will discuss how to transform your application using Microsoft Azure and other cloud solutions. Aggregate all of your data in one location to enable data sharing and advanced analytics. Keep your data safe from on-premise emergencies, provide easy scaling, reduce IT costs, and make your information easily available from anywhere.

Turn Previously Untapped Data into Actionable Intelligence

Data is just a bunch of ones and zeros if you don't understand it. Transform your data into intelligence with powerful cross-system analytics. Collect data from your entire enterprise and display it on powerful customizable dashboards. Roll it up and see trends or drill in and examine a specific abnormality. Analyze faults, energy usage, product quality, OEE, and more. Learn how to get more from your data using ICONICS' suites of AnalytiX products.

IoT Solutions for Plant SCADA Applications

Get comfortable with the Internet of Things (IoT). This session will introduce you to solutions for getting your entire organization's data into the cloud using low-cost edge devices. Scale your solution to include your whole enterprise. Perform analytics and visualization on the edge. Buffer your historical data so that no byte is ever lost. Learn how you can make your industry more efficient and more connected with IoT.

Hardening Your System Against Cyber-Attacks

Hackers are an unfortunate part of today's technology landscape. Cyber-threats are everywhere, and every system is at risk of intrusion. Learn how to harden your system against cyber-attacks by leveraging the enhanced security features of OPC-UA and ICONICS FrameWorX. Securely connect with Azure Active Directory or other third-party identity providers to provide a single sign-on experience. Keep the threats out, and your data safe, without inconveniencing your users.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch (sponsored by Mitsubishi)
Partner Showcase
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
General Session IV:
IoT Solutions from the Edge to the Cloud
Speakers: Tom Buckley, Oliver Gruner, Dr. John Carrier (MIT)

Data is most useful when it's together. The Internet of Things (IoT) provides a way to collect data from all across your plants and buildings and gather it in one place where it can be fully analyzed and processed. But data can also be essential when it stays close. Analytics and visualization at the edge can be key in monitoring your equipment and identifying issues right on site. ICONICS offers IoT solutions all the way from the edge to the cloud. Join us to lean about how to make the best use of your data, both near and far.

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Afternoon Break and Partner Showcase
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Breakout Group 4:
Get Hyped about Big Data

Store and analyze more data than ever with big data solutions. "Big data" refers to extremely large sets of data that can be analyzed to reveal trends. In this session, you will learn how to collect and analyze all your data in one place. Use Hyper Historian to collect vast amounts of data and send them to Azure Data Lakes, then analyze and optimize your energy usage with Energy AnalytiX. Hyper-scale your storage and use the cloud to dive deep into your data lake to reveal the best insights for your business.

OEE and SPC for Operational Excellence

Stop guessing at what you could be doing to improve your product quality. Drive your quality with data. In this session, we will show you how to achieve operational excellence by implementing OEE and SPC standards using ICONICS solutions, such as Quality AnalytiX. Get minute-by-minute analyses of your plant's performance. Track your time, facilities, and machine utilization to make sure you're getting the most of your resources. Reduce waste by reviewing trends and continuously improving your processes. Make the most of your data.

Real-Time Plant Monitoring with Predictive Maintenance

Something breaks, you fix it. Something else breaks, you fix that, too! Wouldn't it be nice if everything just kept working? It can, with FDDWorX! Monitor faults in your equipment and dispatch workers to address them before they break and turn into problems. Keep your plants running at top capacity for longer with preventative maintenance. Learn how to turn your data into longer-running, more efficient, and better maintained equipment by escaping the break-fix cycle.

Improve Occupancy, Comfort and Space Utilization

Can you hear that? It's your buildings telling you they need something. If you can't hear it, this session will turn you into a building whisperer, using the power of Facility AnalytiX. Monitor faults and identify where preventative maintenance can keep your equipment running longer and at peak efficiency. Increase comfort and utilization while decreasing energy and repair costs. Learn how to make your buildings hum and escape the break-fix cycle.

Solutions for Integrating OT with IT

The operational technology (OT) world creates data, and the information technology world (IT) consumes it. Combine these two worlds better and easier leveraging the power of ICONICS solutions such as BridgeWorX64 and Information Broker. Learn how to create channels of information between the OT and IT worlds, manipulating the OT data to fit into whatever format IT demands. Implement the glue that holds your enterprise applications together, then step back and watch that data flow.

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Panel Discussion
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Mitsubishi Mobile Showroom Tours
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM

FRIDAY

TimeTopic
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Breakfast
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Partner Sessions
Mitsubishi Mobile Showroom Tours
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Break
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Partner Sessions
Mitsubishi Mobile Showroom Tours
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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