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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

Peter 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. Peter 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

Enterprise Level Manufacturing Data Consolidation & Storage for Optimized Reporting and Analysis 

10:30 AM | Room 2 | Alan Stott, GE Digital

Finding Hidden Capacity and Real Savings at Eastman Chemical

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

Northern Water Takes Global Visualization to a New Level 

11:30 AM | Room 1 | Greg Hazel, TMMI powered by GrayMatter

Digital Transformation at T. Marzetti Saves $2.5 Million a Year

11:30 AM | Room 2 | Jeff Woodard, VP Operational Excellence, T. Marzetti Company

An Exercise in Root Cause Analysis

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

Securing Cloud Connectivity 

11:30 AM | Room 4 | Scott Christensen, GrayMatter and Sam Harris, GE Digital

Lunch 

12:15 PM | Served poolside

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

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

Innovation as a Service

1:15 PM | Room 2 | Alex Gelsick, GrayMatter

How to Create Your Digital Roadmap

1:15 PM | Room 3 | Paul Casto, GrayMatter & John Benitz, GrayMatter

The Cyber Underground 

1:15 PM | Room 4 | Steve Lampo, Supervisory Special Agent, Cyber Crime Division of the FBI

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

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

Plant Apps Best Practices 

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

Lean Manufacturing Practices Meet Digital Technology: Inside the GE Aviation Muskegon Campus Story

2:15 PM | Room 3 | Paul Casto and GE Aviation Muskegon Team

Segmentation: Guidelines to Address Operational Technology Vulnerabilities 

2:15 PM | Room 4 | Scott Christensen, GrayMatter

Scaling Your Transformation: Collier County Success 

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

Making Assets Smarter, More Visible at Concast

3:15 PM | Room 2 | Bob Caldwell, GrayMatter

The Story of a Paper Company that Transformed Ideas into Operational Efficiencies

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

Panel: Are the Threats Real? Behind the Scenes on Recent Attacks on Critical Infrastructure

3:15 PM | Room 4 |Kemell Kassim, GrayMatter, Scott Christensen, GrayMatter & Sam Harris, GE Digital

Evening 

5:00 PM | Dinner served poolside

6:30 PM | GrayMatter Band debut at the Boathouse

Day 3: Thursday, August 2 

8:00 AM: Breakfast by the pool

buildingALIVE with GrayMatter: Tracking Assets Moves Utilities to Buildings 

8:45 AM | Room 1 | Alan Hinchman, GrayMatter

Brilliant Manufacturing as a Service 

8:45 AM | Room 2 | John Benitz, GrayMatter

Hands On: Navigate Policies Used to Monitor Equipment Health

8:45 AM | Room 3 | Paul Casto, GrayMatter & Ken Latino, GE Digital

Build Your Cyber Maturity Model 

8:45 AM | Room 4 | Scott Christensen, GrayMatter

Artificial Intelligence for Water and Wastewater Systems

9:50 AM | Room 1 | Alan Hinchman, GrayMatter

Big Wins: Particle Measuring Systems is Selling More Product and Increasing Their Capability 

9:50 AM | Room 2 | Greg Hazel, TMMI powered by GrayMatter

Increase Operational Efficiency with Field Service Transformation

9:50 AM | Room 3 | Daniel Brabec, Director, Global Customer Transformation, ServiceMax from GE Digital

Smart Universities: Protecting Critical Assets and Buildings

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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