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Transform.virtual Spring

Transform.virtual, GrayMatter’s Industrial Intelligence Conference, gives industry leaders an opportunity to share how their organizations have become more resilient in 2021.
Many organizations are on the threshold of a new time that will be a hybrid of remote and in-person work. To prepare for the market shifts ahead, companies are combining solutions they either adopted or accelerated during the pandemic including advanced industrial analytics, secure remote connectivity, high-performance HMI/SCADA and OT-specific cybersecurity.
Join hundreds of subject-matter experts and plant-floor pros in manufacturing, food & beverage, CPG, energy and more for interactive, live panel discussions, face-to-face virtual workshops and instructional sessions.


April 14, 2021 | 11 AM ET
APR. 14
  • Free to end-users & customers
Our conference has hosted keynote speakers from Amazon, Maya Design, GE, Smucker’s & more
We’re proud to share real, customer stories of digital transformation from Bell Helicopter, T. Marzetti, Woodward, Penn State & more
Transform.Virtual is a unique opportunity for professionals in the industry to meet and share insights



11 AM (ET): Intro & Welcome

Speaker: GrayMatter CEO, James Gillespie

11:05 AM (ET): LIVE Industrial Analytics Panel: How Manufacturers are Charting a Path to Predictive

Panelists: John Baier, Sr. Manager IS Operations, Smucker’s; Jeff Woodard, VP of Operational Excellence, T. Marzetti; Carson Drake, VP & Co-Founder, GrayMatter

11:30 AM (ET): How Utilities Can Prepare for the Next Cyber Attack

Panelists: Pete Tseronis, Chair of the Smart Cities Utility Supercluster, former Department of Energy CTO; Jeremy Boren, Brand Manager, GrayMatter

11:40 AM (ET): LIVE Cybersecurity Panel: Building a Smart Business Strategy to Target Big Risks to Your OT Environment

Panelists: Speakers: Mike Stowers, VP, Eagle Materials; John Kelly, Asset Manager, City of Vero Beach; Scott Christensen, OT Cyber Practice Director, GrayMatter


Choose Your Own

12:05 PM (ET): Open Cam2Cam Workshops

Workshop 1: Getting Up to Date: iFIX, Historian & Ops Hub 2.0
Speakers: Jeff Bronowski, Manager, Water Supply, City of Akron; Greg Hazel, GrayMatter

Workshop 2: Lessons from the Florida Water Attack & Deception Technology for OT Cybersecurity

12:30 PM (ET): Open Cam2Cam Workshops

Workshop 1: Building a Business Case for Advanced Industrial Analytics

Workshop 2: Innovative Connectivity & Hardware Solutions


1:00 PM (ET): How Smucker’s Built a Digital Plant & Transformed Operations with Data

Speaker: John Baier, Sr. Manager IS Operations, Smucker’s

1:30 PM (ET): Executive Interview with GE Digital

Speaker: Richard Kenedi, General Manager of Manufacturing & Digital Plant, GE Digital

2:00 PM (ET): Building a Better Business Case for Upgrading Your OT Cybersecurity

Speaker: Mike Stowers, VP, Eagle Materials

2:30 PM (ET): How Florida Water Utilities Collaborate to Strengthen Cybersecurity

Speaker: Jacqueline Torbert, Manager of Orange County Utilities Water Division

3:00 PM (ET): T. Marzetti Company Unlocks Major Time and Cost Savings with Enhanced Manufacturing Data Visibility

Speaker: Jeff Woodard, VP of Operational Excellence, T. Marzetti

3:30 PM (ET): How DC Water Uses Deception Technology to Enhance Cybersecurity

Speaker: Tom Kuczynski, VP of Information Technology, DC Water

4:00 PM (ET): GrayMatter Expands Water and Manufacturing Industry Expertise with E-Merge Systems Acquisition

Speakers: Inderdeep Huja, President & Engineer, GrayMatter; Tom Lamb, Engineering Manager, GrayMatter


At Your Own Pace

On-Demand: Starting at 11 AM ET

Choose from dozens of virtual sessions at your own pace.

Your Transform.virtual Kit

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If that’s not your thing, please mark “no giveaway” under the T-Shirt size field when you register.

Note: Transform.virtual kits are currently for customer or end-user registrants while supplies last. GrayMatter reserves the right to close attendance in some cases. 

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