Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) for Power Plants

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Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) for Power Plants | VDI Workshop

The international workshop “Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) for Power Plants” deals with the challenges and consequences for power plants in times of IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things). Find out how you can analyse your own system with regard to the opportunities of digitalisation. In addition, discover the consequences of regulations and market changes for your systems.

Role of IIoT in Power Plants

Digitalisation plays an ever more decisive role in industry and visibly affects power plant operators and builders. It is now vital to adapt to entirely new requirements and upgrade where necessary. This also creates opportunities for innovative solutions.

The workshop focuses on the following topics:

  • IIoT for power plants
  • Innovative opportunities for the use of digital solutions in power plants
  • Retrofits for power plants
  • Basics of IIoT technology such as sensors, capabilities and platforms
  • Use of big data und Analytics
  • IT Security

Numerous practical examples will ensure high applicability. There will be space for discussions and exchanging experiences.

The workshop is part of the framework programme of the conference “Gas Turbines in Times of Renewable Energy 2017”. You can buy a ticket for both the workshop and the conference at a combined booking discount.

Content of the workshop



  • Digital and mobile work processes in utility sectors
  • IIoT technologies and solution options

Case Studies

  • Collecting and using field information in work Management
  • IIoT experiments in Power Plants and field systems

Further aspects of IIoT

  • Discussion: Needs for IIoT solutions in Power Plants
  • What is the relevance of contextual external information, e.g. weather Information
  • Potential effects of regulation and market changes

Target group

  • Business Development Managers
  • International Experts
  • Project Engineers
  • Research Analysts
  • CCGT Managers

Your speaker: Juha Kaario

Juha Kaario is the chairman of the board of the Finnish start-up Newelo Oy. The innovative company was founded in 2010 and its first product, Need4Feed, won the WSA Mobile global competition that same year.

Secure your seat now

Would you like to find out what is required for successful IIoT implementation in power plants? Would you like to gain the knowledge necessary to have a huge competitive advantage in times of digitalisation? Then secure your seat now at the workshop “Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) for Power Plants”, together with the conference “Gas Turbines in Times of Renewable Energy 2017”, and receive a combined booking Discount.

Eventnumber: 06ST972

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