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Transform 2018: The Agenda

July 31 - August 2, 2018 | Put-in-Bay, Ohio
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Day 1: Tuesday, July 31

4 PM Registration: We welcome you to the conference and get you checked in.

6 PM TechShow: Join us for drinks, appetizers and the latest technology from our partners in the conference room.

Day 2: Wednesday, August 1 

7:30 AM: Breakfast by the pool

2018 Keynotes

Innovation Meets Industrial Operations

Pete Votruba-Drzal, Global Director for Mobility at PPG & 2018 Keynote

8:30 AM | Main Conference Room | Pete Votruba-Drzal, Global Director for Mobility at PPG

Dr. Votruba-Drzal is the Global Technical Director of Mobility.

Mobility is new team charged to look exclusively at how innovations in paint and coatings can help enable the new era of mobility technology including autonomous, electric vehicles and smart infrastructure. He also has responsibility for automotive coatings research at PPG’s Coatings Innovation Center for PPG.

Dr. Votruba-Drzal will take you through PPG’s process on leading with innovation and the model for future proofing your business. Go behind the scenes on creating on industrial innovation culture.

Brett Johnson, former cyber criminal and current cyber security consultant

The Cyber Operational Threat Reality

9:00 AM | Main Conference Room | Brett Johnson, Former Hacker and Cyber Consultant for the FBI

Industrial cyber threats are tough to visualize, but they are increasing and we’re bringing in someone who used to create them so you know what to expect.

Brett Johnson is a former United States Most Wanted, referred to by the United States Secret Service as The Original Internet Godfather has been a central figure in the cybercrime world for almost 20 years. Today, Brett works with groups such as the FBI, Microsoft, Emailage, NextCaller, IDology, AARP and more.

Reese Johnson, Principal Engineer at Metropolitan Sewer District of Cincinnati

Digital Utility Game Changer

9:30 AM | Main Conference Room | Reese Johnson, Principal Engineer at Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD)

Water transformations that make an impact on communities all have something in common: A clear vision.

Reese Johnson from the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) will reveal the three big reasons why his team has been able to significantly improve water quality.

Smartest Sewers on the Planet 

10:30 AM | Room 1 | Reese Johnson, Metropolitan Sewer District of Cincinnati

Becoming Brilliant: IT and OT Working Together at GE Transportation

10:30 AM | Room 2 | John Benitz, GrayMatter

Why Asset Performance Management is a Must-Have for Your Company 

10:30 AM | Room 3 | Paul Casto, GrayMatter

The Anatomy of an Attack: How Hackers Break into Industrial Operations  

10:30 AM | Room 4 | Scott Christensen, GrayMatter

DC Water & GrayMatter Team Up to Create Digital Utilities of the Future 

11:30 AM | Room 1 | Alan Hinchman, GrayMatter

MES Connect and the Manufacturing Impact 

11:30 AM | Room 2 | TBD

Digital Industrial Transformation – Real Savings at Eastman Chemical 

11:30 AM | Room 3 | Paul Casto, GrayMatter

Know What You Don’t Know: Cyber Tracker 

11:30 AM | Room 4 | Sam Harris, GE Digital

Lunch 

12:15 PM | Served poolside

buildingALIVE with GrayMatter: Tracking Assets Moves Utilities to Buildings 

1:15 PM | Room 1 | Alan Hinchman, GrayMatter

The Manufacturing Connectivity Journey: Particle Measuring Systems

1:15 PM | Room 2 | Greg Hazel, TMMI powered by GrayMatter

How to Create Your Digital Roadmap

1:15 PM | Room 3 | John Benitz, GrayMatter

The Modern Cyber Threat 

1:15 PM | Room 4 | Brett Johnson, Cyber Security Consultant for the FBI

The Evolution of HMI/SCADA: Creating the Master Plan at Kamloops, Waterloo and More 

2:15 PM | Room 1 | Dave Geiger, GrayMatter

Leverage the Data You Already Have with Innovation as a Service 

2:15 PM | Room 2 | Alex Gelsick, GrayMatter

Plant Apps: Best Practices 

2:15 PM | Room 3 | Coleman Easterly, GrayMatter

Segmentation: How to Deploy the ARC Model 

2:15 PM | Room 4 | Sam Harris, GE Digital

Scaling Your Transformation: Collier County Success 

3:15 PM | Room 1 | Aaron Cromer, GrayMatter

From Network Design to Plant Floor Transformation: How Intertape Revolutionized the Tape Industry

3:15 PM | Room 2 | Greg Hazel, TMMI powered by GrayMatter

How One Paper Company Transformed Ideas into Operational Efficiencies

3:15 PM | Room 3 | Ken Latino, GE Digital

Are the Threats Real? A Look at Attacks on Critical Infrastructure

3:15 PM | Room 4 | Scott Christensen, GrayMatter

Dinner

5:00 PM | Served poolside

Day 3: Thursday, August 2 

8:00 AM: Breakfast by the pool

Real Outcomes: City of Eagle River

8:45 AM | Room 1 | Ryan Henrichs, TMMI powered by GrayMatter

Predictive Analytics: How to Get Your Data to Talk Back to You

8:45 AM | Room 2 | Andrew Waycott, TwinThread

Is Your Digital Roadmap on Track? 3 Questions to Ask

8:45 AM | Room 3 | Paul Casto, GrayMatter

Cloud Strategy 

8:45 AM | Room 4 | John Benitz, GrayMatter

Northern Water Customer Story 

9:50 AM | Room 1 | Greg Hazel, TMMI powered by GrayMatter

Making Assets Smarter, More Visible at Concast

9:50 AM | Room 2 | Bob Caldwell, GrayMatter

How to Begin Your Field Service Transformation 

9:50 AM | Room 3 | Tom Wilson, ServiceMax from GE Digital

How Penn State University Protected their Critical Assets and Buildings

9:50 AM | Room 4 | Alex Gelsick, GrayMatter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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