Day Two Thursday 27 February

08:15
welcome refreshments
08:50
Opening remarks from the Chair

Doug Creighton
Deputy Director
Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation 

DISCOVERING THE SMART FACTORY
09:00
Keynote address - Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Hub – An open innovation platform for Australian Industrial Internet 4.0
  • Presenting Australia’s key national infrastructure for robotics and design-led manufacturing
  • Collaborating with industry to create a step change in Australian manufacturing
  • Providing tailored support to SMEs to help de-risk their Industrial Internet 4.0 uptake

Co-Presentation:
Cori Stewart

Lead
Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Hub

Matthew Tobin
Managing Director
UAP Group

09:40
Case Study - A revolution in fermentation – How Industrial Internet 4.0 technologies are driving change in breweries and wineries
  • Illustrating the benefits of incorporating an intelligent automation system in the fermentation industry
  • Demonstrating how restructuring applications to work in a cohesive way drives efficiency, quality and minimizes waste

Warren Bradford
Director
DEACAM 

10:10
Panel Discussion - The urgency of Industrial Internet 4.0 for Australian manufacturers – reassurance to invest in it?
  • Understanding the support and realities that surround what manufactures are investing in beyond the obvious benefits of the Industrial Internet 4.0
  • Discussing the current level of urgency. Is the sense of urgency still here?

Moderator:
Syed Shah

Managing Editor
Manufacturing Monthly

Panellists to be announced

10:40
Networking morning tea break
BIG DATA: WHAT TO COLLECT AND WHY
11:10
Data literacy is the new literacy
  • Examining the data economy - As Australians, are we at a crossroads?
  • Illustrating and understanding the importance of upskilling
  • Highlighting the importance of reshaping and reskilling the workforce 

Annette Slunjski
Managing Director
Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia

11:40
Analytics – Capturing value from Industrial Internet 4.0 data
  • Implementing digital transformation into smart industries – The why and how!
  • Understanding the general architecture of the Industrial Internet 4.0
  • Outlining the traditional BMS/BAS/SCADA
  • Outlining Virtual/Cloud/IoT based platforms moving forward
  • Delving into the specifics of data sovereignty and data ownership

Bob Sharon
Founder & Chief Innovation Officer
Blue IoT

12:10
Coherent data – A value proposition for 5G
  • Illustrating the benefits of 5G whilst understanding its limitations – you can’t have it all
  • How is 5G differentiated in the context of all the other wireless option?  Which one fits where
  • Promoting real innovation through data sharing –the importance of developing a trusted ecosystem to ensure sharing happens

Geof Heydon
Associate
Astrolabe Group & HeydonDEC

12:40
Networking lunch break
EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES FOR SMART MANUFACTURING
13:45
Adopting technologies to help drive smart manufacturing
  • Understanding the intersection of Industrial Internet 4.0 and computational intelligence for virtual factories and virtual manufacturing
  • How to use Machine Learning for modelling, condition monitoring and predictive control of machining processes
  • Illustrating intelligent robotics for additive manufacturing and re-manufacturing of high-performance components and structures

XiaoQi Chen
Deputy Director
Manufacturers Futures Research Institute

14:15
The heart of the Industrial Internet – Digital Twins
  • Understanding the role of Digital Twins
  • Presenting the key benefits of harmonizing Digital Twins in your manufacturing ecosystem
  • Identifying the future of Digital Twins in the fully connected factory

Praveen Kannan
National Market Product Manager
SICK Sensor Intelligence

14:45
Graphene… is there anything it can’t do?
  • How can graphene push the evolution of the Industrial Internet 4.0 from smart machines to smart materials?
  • Illustrating some of the applications that make graphene a super material
  • Understanding where graphene can be implemented - the devices, solutions, products and services

Charlotte Durstan
General Manager
Australian Graphene Industry

15:15
Networking afternoon tea break
HOW DO WE COMPETE – WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD?
15:45
Case study - Helping customers and suppliers through automation
  • What we have learned along the way - Sharing key insights from an industrial environment perspective
  • Understanding the importance of change management while transitioning to Industrial Internet 4.0 technologies
  • Demonstrating how automation drives innovation

Ryan Briggs
Manufacturing Systems Manager
BlueScope

16:15
The business case for the Industrial Internet 4.0
  • Industrial Internet 4.0 solutions – just who are the stakeholders?
  • The importance of understanding existing processes within your organization and how they are connected
  • Illustrating how to start small and take the first steps

Brad Parsons
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
MOVUS

16:45
Closing remarks from the Chair
16:50
End of Day Two and the conference