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Thank you for your interest in our annual, Industrial Intelligence conference, Transform 2019–designed for those who specialize in Operational Tech (OT) and thrive on the plant floor.

Unfortunately, this event has ended. Please stay tuned for updates on our Transform 2020 conference.

TRANSFORM 2019

Transform 2019 GrayMatter’s annual 3-day, Industrial Intelligence conference held in Put-in-Bay, Ohio. The event is designed for professionals in all verticals who are passionate about operational technology and transforming into digital, industrial operations.

With the popularity of the Industrial Internet comes buzz words and pressure that you have to change now to survive.

It’s true — you do have to act fast — but we can help you cut through the chaos and decipher your digital priorities and first steps. Embracing data and analytics as the driving force of your transformation is key and it’s where our expertise lies.

Getting started is the most important part, but it’s not the only part. We take pride in joining you for the entire journey. Transform 2019 is an event designed to help you on that journey.

Looking for more industrial, operational technology stories of transformation? Download our customers stories eBook featuring our Transform 2019 customer speakers:

WHO YOU'LL HEAR FROM

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: DOUGLAS BELLIN, AMAZON WEB SERVICES

Doug Bellin is a key presenter for the Amazon Culture, evolution of Amazon.com and fulfillment centers. Many companies would like the secrets behind Amazon’s relentless focus on customer experience.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: CASSANDRA WORTHY 

Cassandra Worthy is Founder & Chief Enthusiasm Officer of We Are Change Enthusiasts LLC, a well- respected Corporate speaking and training firm. She is a former Fortune 100 Innovation Leader, highly dynamic speaker & presenter, chemical engineer, but above all else the world’s leading expert on Change EnthusiasmTM.

She has spent nearly 15 years in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry, the majority of that time at Procter & Gamble, leading organizations delivering innovation across some of the world’s most iconic brands.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: JOHN BAIER, THE J.M. SMUCKER COMPANY 

Harvesting Value from Data to Drive Process and People Changes

John Baier leads a group that supports Smucker’s production facilities and the company’s recently created Operations Analytics team. John will highlight how his team takes a practical, pragmatic approach to demonstrating value to support corporate investment in new technology.

About The J.M. Smucker Company

The J.M. Smucker Company was founded in 1897 when Jerome Monroe (J.M.) Smucker created his first product, apple butter, in Orrville, Ohio.

The Fortune 500 company’s brands spans pet food and pet snacks, coffee, and consumer food and natural beverage.

"A lot of the systems that we’ve installed in our plant came from ideas from this conference."
THE TIMKEN COMPANY, IT PROFESSIONAL

LOCATION

Put-in-Bay Resort & Conference Center 

439 Loraine Ave
Put-In-Bay, OH 43456

*Please note: We have the PIB resort blocked off for our guests. As you register for the conference, you also make the hotel reservation through GrayMatter.

GET TICKETS

Pricing includes (1) attendee ticket and (1) hotel reservation. 

$605 FEBRUARY 1 - JUNE 7*
$660 JUNE 8 - JULY 30
30% off Teams of 3: Promo Code ``GROUP3``

FAQs

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Our Transform conferences are for end-users, current customers, or OT specialists in the manufacturing, water/wastewater or energy sectors only. If you are a solution provider or have questions about attending, please reach out to us.
GrayMatter reserves the right to refund your ticket if you do not meet this criteria.

CAN I BRING MY SPOUSE?

Absolutely! When you register on our linked EventBrite page, choose “Spouse Fee: $75” and add it to your cart. This will guarantee your spouse’s meals and hotel stay during the conference. Also, we have a tradition of taking the spouses on an (optional) wine tour on the island.

HOW DO I GET TO THE ISLAND?

Transform 2019 is a unique event that takes place entirely on the island of Put-in-Bay, Ohio off of Lake Erie. Port Clinton, Ohio is about 1 hr from Cleveland and features a 30-min. ferry called the Jet Express. You may park your car at their lot and take the ferry to the island of PIB, where friendly GrayMatter team members will be available to pick you and your luggage up in golf carts.

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