AI & Real-Time IoT in Manufacturing


Reviewing data from thousands or millions of IoT sensors is beyond the capability of humans. Manufacturing is the largest and most advanced industry where AI is required in the deployment and operation of IoT applications. The addition of intelligence and processing on small devices at the edge raises additional challenges. This track features use cases from the manufacturing industry that sit between the intersection of AI and IOT.

Thursday, October 24

7:45 am Registration Opens

8:00 Continental Breakfast

8:50 - 11:50 Plenary Keynote Sessions

11:50 Networking & Lunch in the Expo


1:30 Opening Remarks
Les Yeamans, Founder & Executive Editor, RTInsights

1:35 AI Executive to be Announced

2:05 The Role of AI and IOT in Manufacturing: State of the Industry
Ryan Martin, Principal Analyst, ABI Research

2:25 Can Digital Twins Unleash the Potential of AI?

Ajay Raghavan, PhD, Strategic Execution Director, PARC, a Xerox Company


2:45 BUSINESS PANEL: Assessing the Business Values of AI and IOT in the Manufacturing Industry
Moderator: Les Yeamans, Founder & Executive Editor, RTInsights
Hicham Wazni, Corporate Director of Manufacturing Intelligence and Smart Manufacturing, Arconic
Reid Paquin, Research Director, IDC
Ed Maguire, Insights Partner, Momenta Partners

3:20 Networking Break in the Expo


4:05 Technical-Based Use Cases from Stanley Black & Decker
Robert Joseph, Director, Industry Strategy for Industry 4.0, Stanley Black & Decker

4:25 TECHNICAL PANEL: AI and IOT in Manufacturing at the Edge
Moderator: Joe McKendrick, Industry Insights Editor, RTInsights
Joseph Etris, Engineering Project Manager, Data Analyst, Continental
John Auld, Digital Innovator, MindSphere, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Siemens
Robert Martin, Senior Principal Engineer, MITRE and Steering Committee Member, Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC)

5:05 Transition to Plenary Keynote

5:15 Plenary Keynote Presentation

5:35 Networking Reception in the Expo

6:35 Meetup Groups

7:35 Close of Day 2