Big Data Technology in the Production Line
- Learn about the utility of Big Data from the experts and find out how you can make the most of the information you collect
- Hear from renowned speakers from around the world, including the USA, and see how data is handled by leading corporations
- Find out about the newest developments in technology and how Big Data is used and analyzed internationally
Data is everywhere – every machine used in a facility and on a production line is capable of producing large amounts of detailed information. The key is finding out what is the most important and how best to use it. The VDI conference ‘Big Data Technology in the Production Line’ will shed light on the challenges and opportunities Big Data presents.
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Ops 4.0: Fueling the next 20 percent productivity rise with digital analytics
Author: Mercedes Goenaga, Philipp Radtke, Kevin Speicher, and Rafael Westinner, McKinsey & Company
What’s the big deal about Big Data?
Technology now allows us to capture unprecedented levels of data about machines and technological processes. However, traditional data processing can often have difficulties handling the amount or complexity of the information. Big Data uses advanced analytics to create predictive models, for example, and determines which pieces of information are the most useful to achieve positive results on the production line.
The VDI conference ‘Big Data Technology in the Production Line’ will present the newest developments and technology in Big Data. You will also have the opportunity to network with colleagues and engage with renowned international speakers who will cover themes such as why data is important and how it is handled by leading corporations.
A wide range of topics and themes will be discussed, including:
- Advancements in Big Data and how to stay ahead in a fast-moving field
- Preventive maintenance for the optimization of production lines
- Data analysis and evaluation in conjunction with new sensor technology and IT Systems
- The future of Big Data and how current developments and technologies will influence data gathering and analysis in the future
Registration & welcome coffee
Chair’s welcome and opening address
Prof. Cesare Fantuzzi, Full Professor in industrial Automation and Control System, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Oliver Niggemann, Deputy Head of Fraunhofer Application Center Industrial Automation (IOSB-INA), Germany
I. Observability – Collecting relevant Data
Big Data – Harness Oil and Gas with Analytics
Keith Holdaway, Global Advisory Industry Consultant O&G, SAS Institute Inc., USA
Industrial Edge Analytics: Real-Time Insight in the Production Line
Peter Seeberg, Business Development Manager, Softing Industrial Automation GmbH, Germany
Networking & coffee break
Development of an Industrial Platform for Big Data Acquisition and Data Analytics
Fabio Floreani, Master Degree in Automation, Research Institute; Co-Authors: Andrea Piccinini, Master Degree in Computer Science, Valerio Pesenti, Master Degree in Mechanics, all: Intellimech Consortium, Italy
II. Condition Monitoring and Predictive Maintenance
Big Data Approaches to Monitoring, Anomaly Detection, and Diagnosis in complex Systems
PhD Gautam Biswas, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science/ Institute for Software Integrated Systems, co-authors: Hamed Khorasgani, Graduate Research Assistant, Benjamin Stadnick, Research Assistant, all: Vanderbilt University, USA
Navigate in Big Data Lake: How to manage Data Flows from Machines to Cloud for Condition Based Monitoring Processes
Professor Cesare Fantuzzi, Dean of Mechatronic School, Department of Science and Methods for Engineering, Co-Author: Claudio Longo, both: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Simulation-based and Data integrating Decision Support for Production
Birgit Obst, Senior Key Expert, Roland Rosen, Principal Key Expert Research Scientist, both: Siemens Corporate Technology, Germany
Networking & coffee break
Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) Fleet Monitoring for predictive Maintenance and fault Diagnosis in automatic Warehouse Management Plants
PhD Francesco Monica, Project Manager, Research & Development, Elettric80 Spa, Italy
From Big Data to Machine Learning in Production
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Oliver Niggemann, Deputy-Director; Co-Authors: Dr. Alexander Maier, Florian Pethig, Team Leaders, all: Fraunhofer Application Center Industrial Automation (IOSB-INA), Germany
End of conference day one
III. Optimized Operations and Encreased Efficiency
Big Data, Machine Learning and Deep Learning for IoT based Production
Khandaro Khand, Senior Director, Big Data Cloud, Oracle, USA
Pushing Manufacturing Productivity to the Max with Big Data and Advanced Analytics
Dipl.-Ing. Robert Feldmann, MBA, Senior Expert, Operations Practice – McKinsey Digital Manufacturing, McKinsey & Company, Germany
Networking & coffee break
IV. Data Fusion and Analysis
The Highway from Advanced Analytics to Advanced Process Control
Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Froese, Managing Director, Atlan-tec Systems GmbH, Germany
From Big Data to Smart Services: Using Data Analytics for improving Assistance Systems in Production and Assembly
Christoph Legat, Software Professional, Benno Lüdicke, Head of Smart Factory Solutions, David Renaud, Head of Data Science Capabilities, all: Assystem S.A., France
The Science of Data-Driven Prediction
Dr. Ralph Grothmann, Principal Key Expert Consultant, Siemens Corporate Technology, Germany
Why Edge Computing isn’t everything about Cloud? – Economical and technical Evaluation of Computing in the Edge
Dipl.-Ing. Ralf Pühler, Product Manager, Technical Department, Bernecker + Rainer Industrie-Elektronik Ges.m.b.H., Austria
V. Future Aspects
Data Interoperability — Finding a common Language for the Devices of the Future
Claudio M. Camacho, Head of Marketing, Tuxera Inc., Finland
Conference chair’s closing remarks
End of conference
Who this conference is for
The VDI conference ‘Big Data Technology in the Production Line’ is for professionals working in industry, automation, data analysis, product maintenance, IT, measuring, testing and monitoring, service and system technology and engineering. Amongst others, it will be interesting and valuable to the following people:
- Machine Operators
- IT specialists
- Data analysts
- Software professionals
- Data engineers
- Data management engineers
- Software developer
- Automation specialists
- Industrial engineers
- Database specialists
- System architects
Special events and extras
On top of great opportunities to network and meet other professionals from the world of Big Data, the VDI conference ‘Big Data Technology in the Production Line’ will also host a workshop on ‘The Way from Digitalization with Advanced Analytics to APC – A journey with practical examples’.
The focus is on ‘real world’ production, where there are often not enough qualified data sets to make Big Data applications and optimize processes. Together with McKinsey project management, VDI’s Big Data Standardization Group has developed a set of best practices that are proven to work in over 1,200 projects at medium and large companies.
Visit also our Workshop "'From small to smart' – how data usage can improve value creation" and learn more about best practices of data usage through the whole value chain.
The possibilities for Big Data are huge. Use them to your advantage.
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