IIoT and Plant Maintenance Digitalization
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is connecting people, data and intelligent machines while shaping the future of equipment reliability at breakneck speed.Explore the latest innovations and remain on the forefront of this future at Reliable Plant 2019 Conference & Exhibition. You’ll learn how to:
- Maximize the connectivity of real-time operating data
- Automate predictive maintenance and analytics
- Improve decision making accuracy and speed
- Improve troubleshooting and safety
- Streamline maintenance
- Analyze problems and quickly resolve them
- Overcome technical hurdles
- Improve yields and reliability
- Connect people, assets and processes
Digital Plant Maintenance and Reliability Best Practices
Christopher Pham – Senior Business Relationship Manager, Santa Clara CountyThe modern plant is no longer a standalone entity but is connected to the rest of the world through information technology. It also follows a more complex operational process with more comprehensive management practices. This presentation will touch on the major aspects of digital plant reliability and maintenance best practices, including security protection, networking infrastructure, real-time monitoring, constraints and workarounds. Santa Clara County’s Christopher Pham will share how to harmonize asset management, maintenance and cross-functional leadership with proper planning and scheduling to help you keep up with the rolling wave of technology.
IoT Fundamentals for Non-IT Reliability Professionals
Mary Jo Nye – Senior Solutions Consultant, On Now DigitalIndustrial organizations are increasingly integrating internet of things (IoT) technologies. Unfortunately, these implementations can often create ambiguity or confusion among operations and reliability departments. Plant professionals who are interested in using IoT technologies to monitor or control their devices must be familiar with the nuances and viability of different types of products. This panel discussion will act as a platform for learning practical and quantifiable selection criteria geared toward operations and reliability professionals. Bringing expertise and experience from different industries, the panelists will discuss IoT device selection, security considerations, resource requirements, interoperability and total cost of ownership, with a special focus toward industrial applications.
Using the IIoT to Advance Oil Analysis Effectiveness
Matt Spurlock – Reliability-Centered Lubrication Platform Leader, Allied ReliabilityPeriodic, scheduled oil analysis can leave significant gaps in determining machine and fluid condition. However, when real-time sensors are coupled with data from commercial oil laboratories and met with the power of machine learning algorithms, a successful approach to proactive maintenance can be achieved. This session will reveal how the industrial internet of things (IIoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning can be employed with oil analysis to address critical faults and reduce equipment downtime. You will learn which test parameters are crucial to measure in real time, which assets are the best candidates for real-time oil monitoring and how to correlate real-time oil sample data with route-based oil analysis data.
The Role of Big Data in Plant Reliability
Noah Bethel – Vice President of Product Development, PdMA CorporationWhat is “big data” and how does it affect your plant’s reliability? Big data is a term used to refer to data sets that are too large or complex for traditional data-processing application software. This presentation will discuss the history of big data and its progression in today’s industrial market. Join PdMA’s Noah Bethel as he explains best-in-class analytics and integration, reviews the dashboard integration efforts for data analytics, and details various implementations of big data for improved plant reliability.
Strategies for Digital Asset Management
James Kovacevic – Principal Instructor, EruditioThere is an ever-growing connectivity of data within maintenance. Organizations are collecting more and more data, and further utilizing mobile technology. Only when this data is organized and easily accessible will it offer true value. This session will explain how to manage all the data that organizations are collecting. Come hear Eruditio’s James Kovacevic discuss the key components of a digital asset management strategy and how they fit together. Attendees will gain a better understanding of data governance and how to ensure data integrity, as well as how to link a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to other data sources while maintaining ease of use.
Understanding Digitalization and How It Can Optimize Maintenance and Reliability
Paul Muir – President, MobideoThis presentation will explore the benefits of applying digital tools and techniques to maintenance and reliability activities. You will learn what digitalization is and how the internet of things (IoT), big data, cloud and analytics technologies can enable maintenance and reliability optimization. Although people will remain a vital part of maintenance and reliability work, digitalization allows for greater utilization of this critical resource. Hear how digitalization can support documented workflow and processes for faster reaction times, health and safety compliance, and capturing of tribal knowledge.
The Digital Factory: How to Transform Your Plant Floor for Industry 4.0
Francesco Benvenuto – Account Manager, OverITIn the ever-increasingly competitive global market, manufacturers must adopt digital transformation to stay relevant and competitive. Digital manufacturing touches every aspect of the value chain. Factory maintenance management is no exception, and it must be considered by any organization aiming to reap the benefits of Industry 4.0. This presentation will explain why plants must digitalize their entire maintenance process to maximize the shop-floor asset life cycle, improve communication between systems and personnel, and optimize maintenance resources and activities. You will discover why digital transformation is not only key in manufacturing but also pivotal in a plant’s maintenance process.
Panel Discussion: Common Questions and Challenges in the Journey to Plant Digitalization
Paul Muir – President, MobideoDigitalization is a journey that can’t be completed overnight. While plants have digitalized many areas, projects and assets, what about the workforce? The industrial workforce is still managed mostly by documents, forms, mobile phones and walkie-talkies. This panel discussion will explore modern digital techniques and opportunities within asset maintenance processes to improve workforce productivity and compliance. Come hear owner-operators at different stages in their journey discuss how they evaluate and quantify the benefits of digital projects to identify the highest payback opportunities. Panelists will also address the most common questions and challenges around digitalization, along with the benefits they receive from real-time management insights.
The Industry 4.0 Evolution: Taking Advantage of Connected Reliability
Gregory Perry – Capacity Assurance Consultant, Fluke CorporationThe industrial internet of things (IIoT), also known as Industry 4.0, offers many benefits to maintenance and reliability (M&R) teams. However, in order to take full advantage of the IIoT, you must embrace connected reliability. This presentation will discuss how connected reliability can make IIoT adoption possible and how M&R teams can utilize this unique framework. Attendees will learn the benefits of using the IIoT in their facilities and how it can be employed to move away from reactive maintenance to more predictive strategies.
How to Identify Cybersecurity Issues in Your Facility
James Houston II – Managing Director, Facilities and Building Management Software CommissionCyberattacks are increasing at an alarming rate, and the internet of things (IoT) is quickly becoming the main target. This new threat can cost companies billions in losses. Many facility managers have no idea the problem even exists. This session will reveal how to identify security issues in your plant and the best ways to protect your machines from being compromised. You will discover how to recognize communication flaws that enable hackers to infiltrate mission-critical systems, what to look for in a social engineering attack on your facility and how to implement a proactive approach to cybersecurity.
Reliability in the Cloud: How to Deploy Cloud-based Maintenance Solutions
Eric Whitley – Senior Manager, Leading2LeanAs manufacturing plants expand their digital workplaces, disparate systems are often adopted to support increasingly digital production processes. It can then become a daunting task for those on the plant floor to become experts with each system, resulting in inefficiency and making it difficult to improve production metrics. This presentation will explain why the cloud may offer the best way to link different manufacturing systems and how it can provide unique opportunities to maintenance and reliability teams. Attendees will get answers to many of their questions about using the cloud in their facilities, including a roadmap for how to deploy cloud-based maintenance solutions.
Strategies for Integrating the Connected Worker, the Connected Manager and the Connected Machine
Paul Muir – President, MobideoIn the digital world, you can’t just do what you have always done. For people and machines to work together effectively, organizations must rethink their processes with the digital capabilities in mind. This session will examine this new thought process through the eyes of connected workers, including what data is available to them and what this data allows them to do. Attendees will also learn how to assess the situational awareness of a connected manager with real-time visibility so decisions can be made better and faster.
Plant Maintenance DigitalizationFind out how to successfully navigate the journey to maintenance digitalization, including how to implement new technological advances such as the industrial internet of things, cloud computing, artificial intelligence and big data.
What’s IncludedIn addition to a full-conference registration and workshop, program participants receive:
- Certificate of Completion
- Noria Book Bundle
Included Workshop | Monday, April 15th
8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Maintenance Digitalization: Improving Workforce Productivity and Compliance
Paul Muir, MobideoThis interactive workshop will explore modern digital techniques and detail the opportunities within asset maintenance processes to improve workforce productivity and compliance. You will learn how to evaluate and quantify the benefits of digital projects in order to identify the highest payback opportunities. Join Mobideo’s Paul Muir as he explains what digitalization is, what the challenges are in the industrial workforce environment, and what big wins in productivity improvements are possible with digitalization. You will gain a better understanding of how digitalization can help manage contract workforces, what compliance challenges often arise due to poor communication and paper-based processes, and how can real-time management visibility and analytics can improve productivity in both the short and long term.
Post-conference Workshop | Thursday, April 18th
1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Achieving a New Standard of Reliability with the IoT
Jeremy Drury, IoT Diagnostics, and Jon Prescott, ScanteSuccessful deployments of the internet of things (IoT) typically are difficult, fragmented, impractical and messy. A holistic approach is often required to overcome the barriers to IoT development and achieve a connected reliability environment. This workshop will explain why you should not just be looking to connect one asset or one level of operation, but how managing connected assets should be the new standard for reliability practices in the future. You will hear how organizations are reaping the benefits of data-connected reliability applications that involve critical assets, as well as how data aggregation can boost reliability.
With Paid Full Registration – $225
With 1-Day/Exhibition Only – $295