Day One

TUESDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2019

GO TO DAY TWO POST-CONFERENCEWORKSHOP

08:15
Registration and welcome refreshments
08:50
Opening remarks from the chair

Professor Michael Blumenstein
Associate Dean (Research Strategy & Management) & Core Member, Centres for
Quantum Software and Artificial Intelligence
University of Technology Sydney

MANUFACTURING 4.0 - STATE OF PLAY
09:00
BUILDING CONNECTED, SMART AND FULLY-INTEGRATED DELIVERY SYSTEMS
  • Reaping the rewards of digitally connected technologies
  • Using mobile devices to capture and record as-loaded data during the delivery process

Rajkumar Mathiravedu
Vice President, Digital Solutions
Orica (Singapore) 

09:30
International case study presentation: IIoT in world-scale dairy supply chain & processing operations

Dave McPherson
Infrastructure & Global IS Engagement Manager
Fonterra (New Zealand)

10:00
Networking break & showcase viewing
10:30
Case Study Presentation: What Does The Factory Of The Future Look Like?

Tony Broughton
Vice President Operations
Thales Group Australia

11:00
Keynote panel: How manufacturers are ensuring optimal industrial IoT implementation across their factories
  • Defining the IoT reality: What does a retrofitted factory look like in 2019?
  • Ease of Implementation: How to ease the transition into the realm of Industrial IoT

Moderator: 

Professor Aleksandar Subic
Deputy Vice Chancellor (R&D) 
Swinburne University of Technology

Panellists:

Professor Michael Blumenstein 
Associate Dean (Research Strategy & Management) & Core Member, Centres for Quantum
Software & Artificial Intelligence
University of Technology Sydney

Reed Leighton 
Chief Executive Officer 
Leighton O’Brien

Dr Herbert Hermens
Former Chief Executive Officer
Keech Australia

Christopher Janssen
Chief Executive Officer
GPC Electronics

David Hart
Chief Executive Officer
Dematec

CONNECTIVITY, INTELLIGENCE, HUMAN-MACHINE INTERACTION
11:40
Presentation: Developments in human-machine interaction and connected sensing systems
  • Future potential of graphene sensing technology for IIoT
  • Advances in advanced sensing systems to improve human-machine interaction
  • Outlook for ‘material intelligence’ in an IIoT world

Chris Gilbey
OAM, Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Imagine Intelligent Materials

12:15
Case study presentation: Predicting the unpredictable involving the maintenance machines
  • Mapping levels of maturity for predictive maintenance
  • Leveraging the right data to predict machine failures
  • Identifying meaningful patterns of data to generate new and actionable insights

Brad Parsons
Chief Executive Officer
MOVUS

12:45
Lunch & Showcase viewing
13:45
Case study presentation: Integrating Industrial IoT for factories of the future
  • Evaluating existing IT and OT systems
  • Planning the capabilities of your new systems
  • Change management: preparing systems to offering the quality of operations you expect

Dimitrios Georgakopoulos
Professor Industry 4.0
Swinburne University of Technology

14:15
Presentation: Beyond the AI hype - what are the key AI applications inside a manufacturing plant?
  • Can AI really crunch production time?
  • What are other key applications of AI technologies in a manufacturing environment?
  • How does AI impact predictive maintenance programs?
  • What are the added costs vs. benefits of implementing AI across a manufacturing plant?

Professor Michael Blumenstein
Associate Dean (Research Strategy & Management) & Core Member, Centres for
Quantum Software and Artificial Intelligence
University of Technology Sydney

CLOUD COMPUTING. PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE, 3D PRINTING
14:45
Panel: Deploying edge, fog and cloud computing across factories
  • How do edge, fog, and cloud computing converge?
  • How do edge, fog and cloud computing impact predictive maintenance?
  • What capabilities are enabled or enhanced through the use of edge computing?
  • What is the biggest paradigm shift to manufacturing operations as a result of edge computing?

Moderator:

Professor Michael Blumenstein
Associate Dean (Research Strategy & Management) & Core 
Member, Centres for Quantum Software and Artificial Intelligence
University of Technology Sydney

Panelists:

Dr Leon Prentice
Research Program Director
CSIRO

John Broadbent
Adjunct Professor of Engineering
University of Technology (Sydney)

Jithendra Nair
Director IT APAC
Cook Medical

Dr Steve Dowey
Technology Manager
Sutton Tools

Kevin Worrell
Project Lead
Industrie 4.0, Dulux ANZ

15:25
Coffee and networking break
16:00
Presentation: Digitise to thrive – Reducing unplanned downtime, enhancing capacity and decreasing inventory with IoT
  • Linking design, engineering, manufacturing and supply chain into one globally scalable intelligent system
  • Utilising data analytics to predict, adapt and react more quickly and effectively
  • Empowering decision makers with real-time visibility and deep operational intelligence

Andrew Spence
National Manager Operations and Supply Chain
BlueScope Steel

16:30
Case study presentation: Benefits of 3D printing technologies and robotics for repairs and maintenance
  • Assessing the potential of ‘repair bots’ and 3D printing technologies to manage repairs
  • Fast-tracking rapid repair services with 3D and robotics technologies
  • Managing material wastage, complex and restrictive design, and limited availability of skilled labour

Mario Dimovski
Chief Executive Officer
TradieBot Industries

17:00
Presentation: Identifying key cyber threats across the manufacturing line & the right tools to combat them
  • Identifying vulnerability in the endpoints of connected networks
  • Detecting cyber intrusions and treating them effectively
  • Evaluating different cybersecurity platforms to understand what works best

Michelle Price 
Chief Executive Officer 
Australian Cyber Security Growth Network

17:30
Closing remarks from chair & networking drinks