Day One Wednesday 26 FEBRUARY

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

Bronwyn Fox
Director of the Manufacturing Futures
Swinburne University of Technology

THIS IS US – INDUSTRIAL INTERNET 4.0 IN 2020

09:00
Australian Keynote - Innovation - the elixir of success
  • Demonstrating increased competitiveness through innovation and automation
  • Highlighting the importance of innovation permeating the entire organization

Frank Seeley
Founder & Executive Chairman
Seeley International 

09:30
Keynote panel discussion - What are the challenges and opportunities unique to Australia?
  • What are the elements in the Australian market that challenge the adoption of the Industrial Internet 4.0?
  • Where does Australia currently see itself as a manufacturing nation? 
  • How can Australia leverage the Industrial Internet 4.0 to differentiate its manufacturing sector and compete globally? 

Moderator:
Jennifer Conley

Chief Executive Officer
Advanced Fibre Cluster Geelong

Panellists:
Aleksandar Subic

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

Cori Stewart
Lead
Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Hub

Roy Green
Emeritus Professor
University of Technology Sydney

Frank Seeley
Founder & Executive Chairman
Seeley International

Elliot Duff
Robotics Research Consultant
CSIRO/Data61

10:15
Networking morning tea break

THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET 4.0 JOURNEY

10:45
International keynote - Use cases and testbeds for SME in manufacturing
  • Emphasizing the next steps towards smart factories and autonomy
  • Focusing on lowest interoperability cost
  • Sharing lessons learned by fostering the supply chain of the Industrial Internet 4.0
  • Demonstrating how knowledge and research is transferring into practice through multi sector collaboration
  • Illustrating how the mid-sized sector is being supported in Germany

Dominik Rohrmus
Chief Technology Officer
Labs Network Industrie 4.0 (Germany)

11:15
Advances in the Industrial Internet 4.0
  • Leveraging 4.0 technologies to increase plant productivity
  • Optimizing product quality in manufacturing
  • Streamlining supply chain logistics

Dimitrios Georgakopoulos
Director
IoT Lab Swinburne Digital Innovation Capability Platform

11:45
Panel discussion - What are the challenges that SMEs face when embarking on the Industrial Internet 4.0 journey?
  • What tools and strategies does the Industrial Internet 4.0 offer to help SMEs overcome manufacturing challenges?
  • Peer sharing experiences - How can manufacturers turn challenges into opportunities?
  • What does the future hold of Australian SMEs?

Moderator: 
TBA

Panellists:
Ingrid Marsh

Director Industry Development
NSW Treasury

Bernard Kornfeld
Co-Founder & Chief Scientist
FactoryOne

Mel Ireland
Membership Relationship Executive
Ai Group
 

12:30
Networking lunch break

MAKING IT HAPPEN

13:30
Want to be a Smart(er) Manufacturer
  • Defining the necessary foundation needed to start the smart factory journey
  • Creating a broader understanding of the merits of the Industrial Internet 4.0
  • Drawing new relationships and gaining better insight into operational needs
  • Getting the rubber to hit the road

John Broadbent
Founder & Director
Smart Factory Mentoring & Strategy

14:00
What does the future of the workforce look like?
  • What does the skilling challenge look like in the age of the Industrial Internet 4.0?
  • How can workers be meaningfully engaged in developing and training for the skills of the future?
  • Do we need new models of learning and development?
  • What changes do we need to implement to ensure that we meet these skilling needs when we are not certain what they may be?

Andrew Dettmer
National President
Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU)

14:30
Leveraging advanced technologies and Industry 4.0 to boost productivity
  • How IIot has improved responsiveness, quality and efficiency
  • Data Analytics Framework for Industry 4.0
  • Enhanced workplace safety, production and improvements

Anthony Chami
Chief Production Officer
Vitex Pharmaceuticals

15:00
Networking afternoon tea break

KEEPING IT SAFE

15:30
Cyber resilience - where do I start?
  • Discussing what good security look like
  • Identifying IoT security challenges
  • Illustrating a suggested IoT framework

Tracie Thompson
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
HackHunter

16:00
TRUSTED IDENTITY IN INDUSTRY 4.0
  • Risk and Challenges in Operational Technology (OT)
  • Trusted Identity with Entrust Datacard PKI
  • Trusted Identity for Manufacturers and Operators

Jon Ferguson
Director Product Management - PKI & IoT
Entrust Data Card

16:30
CYBER AS AN ENABLER – MAKING YOUR BUSINESS BETTER
  • Looking at cyber security and risk mitigation from a broader perspective
  • Assessing the global mega trends of how industry is using data
  • Looking at data sets and data analytics through a different lens to drive consumer trust

Todd Williams
Director
NSW Cyber Security Network

17:00
Panel discussion - What does the manufacturing industry need to consider with respect to cyber security to better realise the potential business benefits of the Industrial Internet 4.0?
  • How can manufacturers overcome cyber security struggles in a rapidly accelerating Industrial Internet 4.0 world? 
  • What can manufacturers do to accelerate cyber security initiatives? 
  • What are the perceived challenges of cybersecurity and how to overcome them?

Moderator:
Todd Williams

Director
NSW Cyber Security Network

Panellists:
Daniella Traino

Managing Director
Pinecone Technology Strategies

Vaughan Shanks
Chief Executive Officer
Cydarm

Adam McCarthy
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
ParaFlare

17:30
Closing remarks from the Chair
17:40
End of Day One and networking drinks