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Transform.virtual Schedule of Events

AUGUST 5, 2020 | ONLINE

KEYNOTES

ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL ANALYTICS PANEL

Panelists: Beth Scheid, Procter & Gamble; Carson Drake, GrayMatter

CREATING BUSINESS VALUE THROUGH THE INTERNET OF THINGS

Panelists: Tom Davis, Microsoft; Kerry McQuone, GrayMatter

CYBERSECURITY FOR INDUSTRIAL OPERATIONS PANEL

Panelists: Bernie Yeager, Dominion Energy; Scott Christensen, GrayMatter

GIVING BACK: TALKING TO LEAH LIZARONDO, CEO & CO-FOUNDER OF 412 FOOD RESCUE

Speakers: Leah Lizarondo, 412 Food Rescue & Jeremy Boren, GrayMatter

CYBERSECURITY SESSIONS

DOMINION ENERGY: HARDENING COMMUNICATIONS & PROTECTING SCADA ENVIRONMENTS

Speaker: Bernie Yeager, Manager of IT Process, Dominion Energy

MICROSEGMENTATION ENABLES RAPID GROWTH AT PURPLE INNOVATION

Speaker: Caleb Rowley, Sr. Control Engineer, Purple Innovation

BLUE VS. RED: UNDERSTANDING OFFENSE VS. DEFENSE IN CYBERSECURITY

Speakers: Tom Walker, Cybersecurity Consultant, GrayMatter; Scott Christensen, Cybersecurity Lead, GrayMatter

TECH ACCELERATOR SESSIONS

LEVERAGING ADVANCED ANALYTICS, MACHINE LEARNING TO SAVE MONEY FOR NUCLEAR POWER INDUSTRY DIGITAL PARTNERS

Speaker: Brad Diggans, Director of Digital Technology, Westinghouse/PKMJ

Westinghouse is developing a machine learning solution to analyze preventative maintenance and inventory data at nuclear power facilities across the U.S. that are seeking to control costs and improve efficiency.

HOW COOPER TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY IS PULLING DATA TO REDUCE TIME & RESOURCES

Speaker: Rodney Carlton, Business Relationship Manager, Cooper Tire

Cooper Tire is early in its digital transformation, but the company has big ideas about how data can reduce the time and resources required to produce high-quality tires.

PRODUCTION PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT WITH PLANT APPS &amp MORE

Speaker: Coleman Easterly, Director of MES, GrayMatter

How can you develop a practical approach to digitizing quality and performance management? It begins by identifying a critical KPI and devising a method to improve it. After that, companies can integrate business management systems and then begin making predictions to unlock even greater value and efficiencies.

ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL ANALYTICS SESSIONS

HOW ANALYTICS HELP P&G ACHIEVE CORPORATE ENERGY EFFICIENCY GOALS

Speaker: Beth Scheid, Associate Director of Global Business Services, Procter & Gamble

Water, Air, Gas, Electricity and Steam, aka WAGES, collectively represent an enormous operational expense for many industrial manufacturers, but P&G has learned they’re also a substantial opportunity for advanced analytics to cut costs and save energy in line with company goals.

MAKING DATA AVAILABLE AT PROCTER & GAMBLE TO HELP EMPLOYEES IMPROVE JOB PERFORMANCE

Speaker: Beth Scheid, Associate Director of Global Business Services, Procter & Gamble

Years of accumulated operational data made searching for answers more challenging than it needed to be at P&G until a data-driven solution revealed how removing silos enabled cross-team collaboration.

LEADING THROUGH DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: HOW TO ADVOCATE FOR ENHANCING DATA VISIBILITY

Speaker: Carson Drake, VP of Manufacturing, GrayMatter

DIGITAL UTILITY SESSIONS

HOURS UNTIL EMPTY: HOW CITY OF AKRON WATER BUILT ONE KPI TO RULE THEM ALL

Speakers: Jeff VanNatten & Jeff Bronowski City of Akron; Alan Hinchman, GrayMatter

Akron (Ohio) Water teamed with GrayMatter and GE Digital to build an intuitive water quality and system performance hub that enables easy access to once-siloed data. But atop it all is a metric built from data about demand, reservoir levels, pump performance and topography that tells operators how many hours of water supply remain before the utility’s first customer would run dry.

CANADIAN UTILITY CONNECTS WFH OPERATORS TO PLANT OPERATIONS DAYS INTO QUARANTINE

Speakers: Geoff Botha, Manager of Maintenance and Tech Services, City of Hamilton; Aaron Knight, GrayMatter

City of Hamilton enabled water and wastewater plant operators to work from home within four days of a decision to implement social distancing protocols to slow the spread of COVID-19. What enabled such a swift response? Partnerships with GrayMatter and GE Digital, says Manager of Maintenance and Tech Services Geoff Botha, which moved quickly to provide no-cost remote licenses to Hamilton.

USING SCADA TO ENABLE WORK ORDER CREATION

Speakers: Aaron Cromer and Rich Dreher, GrayMatter

GrayMatter presents a strategy for connecting SCADA data to an automated work order creation system to enhance maintenance workflow, featuring examples from City of Dallas; Collier County, D FL; Akron, Ohio; and Eagle River, CO.

GOING BEYOND GRAYSCALE: HOW HIGH-PERFORMANCE HMI CAN TRANSFORM WATER UTILITY OPERATIONS

Speakers: John Benitz and Dave Geiger, GrayMatter

High-Performance HMI is about helping operators make good decisions in an efficient manner. HP HMI solutions remove needless complexity, standardize alerts and gauges operators see across an organization, reduce the learning curve for new operators and use color to highlight truly critical issues.

TRANSFORM.VIRTUAL

This year, GrayMatter’s annual Industrial Intelligence conference, Transform 2020, will be held virtually.

The event is designed for professionals in all verticals who are passionate about operational technology + transforming into digital, industrial operations.

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