2. International VDI Conference - Maintenance 2018: Predictive Analytics for intelligent Asset Management
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- Receive up to date information first hand from representatives from industry and research.
- Exchange ideas and experiences about maintenance with international participants and speakers.
- Experience best practice examples directly from industrial practice.
Learn about and assess new technologies and developments in maintenance at the “Maintenance - Predictive Analytics for Intelligent Asset Management” conference. The focus is on data analytics, predictive maintenance, maintenance strategies and service models. Take the opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences with other experts and to network. Several best practice examples make this a practically oriented event.
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Nine Key Considerations for Selecting Your Field Services Collaboration Solution
Author: Alex Rapoport,Fieldbit Israel
Maintenance in the age of digitization – a competitive advantage rather than a cost factor
Maintenance was long considered an inconvenient cost factor in many companies. But new technologies and developments now enable companies to secure substantial competitive advantages. The “Maintenance” conference gives you an overview of these developments and offers you a platform to exchange ideas and experiences with other experts. For example, learn about how to analyze and use maintenance data in a targeted way. Further themes of the conference include:
- Predictive Maintenance
- Industrial IOT/IOP
- Application of Augemented Reality for trainig
- Asset Management
- Maintenance 4.0 strategies
The agenda boasts of presentations of internationally renowned experts and has been put together by our supporting experts
- Aditya Parida, Ph.D., Luleå University of Technology, Luleå
- Dr. rer.-pol. Ralf Gitzel, ABB AG, Ladenburg
- Manuel Meister, Accenture AG, Zürich
Program of the Conference
Registration & welcome coffee
Chair‘s welcome & opening address
Industry X.0 – The Digital Re-Invention of Industry
Manuel Meister, Director of Management Consulting, Accenture AG, Switzerland
Innovation in Industrial Internet of People (IoP)
Dr. Uwe Seebacher, Director Global Marketing, Communication & Strategy, Pumps, ANDRITZ AG, Austria
Networking & Coffee Break
How the IoT is changing Business Intelligence & Maintenance
Nicolas Lesconnec, Head of Technology Adoption, Sigfox, France
Secure Retrofit for Industrial Brownfield
Dr. Christian Schläger, Group Vice President, G+D Mobile Security GmbH, co-author: Wolfgang Decker, Managing Director, Accenture GmbH, both: Germany
II. Predictive Maintenance
Prognostics – Estimating remaining Equipment Life
Dr. Kai Goebel, Adjunct Professor, Luleå Technical University, Sweden and Tech Area Lead, NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Boost your Business with Predictive Analytics
Tobias Gaukstern, Vice President Business Unit Industrial Analytics, Weidmüller GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
AI for Predictive Maintenance - Beyond the Hype
Franziskos Kyriakopoulos, CEO, 7LYTIX GmbH, Austria
Networking & coffee break
Challenges in Data Management - Who owns the data?
III. Applications of new Technologies in Maintenance
Remote Monitoring Service as a Key for Availability of industrial Powertrains
Dr.-Ing. Max Krüger, Digital Solutions and Remote Services Manager, GKN Service International GmbH, Germany
Reduced Mainteance Cost – How Digitalization injects Expertise and Experience into Maintenance Operation
Marianne Ytterbø, Product Manager, ABB AS, Norway
End of conference day one
At the end of the first conference day we kindly invite you to use the relaxed and informal atmosphere for in-depth conversations with other participants and speakers.
IV. Business Strategies
Value Creation through Lean Smart Maintenance
Dipl.-Ing. Robert Bernerstätter, Research Assistant, Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria
Learning and Training with Virtual Reality
Jakob Johansson MSE, CEO, Gleechi, Sweden
Augmented Reality in technical Service
Dipl.-Kfm. Frank Hertling, Fieldbit Ltd., Business Development Partner Europe, Israel
Intelligent Digital Services
Roger Campbell B.Sc., Head of Service Solutions Intralogistics, Linde Material Handling GmbH, Germany
Networking & coffee break
V. Asset Management
Intelligent Asset Performance Management
Aditya Parida Ph.D., Professor, Operation and Maintenance Engineering, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden
Asset Management: Concepts, Innovations, and Future Direction
Dr. Ir. Peter Chemweno, Assistant Professor of Production Systems, University of Twente, The Netherlands, co-authors: Prof. Dr. Ir. Liliane Pintelon, Full Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Chair of Department of Industrial Management/ Traffic and Infrastructure, KU Leuven, Belgium and Prof. Dr. Ir. Peter Muchiri, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Kenya
15:00 CMMS and Industry 4.0: The ever biggest Transformation?
Fries Lefevere, Director Central and Western Europe, OPTIWARE, Belgium
Conference chair‘s closing remarks
End of conference
The accompanying program for the “Maintenance” conference
Book one conference and visit two – as a “Maintenance” conference participant you can also take part at the "Spare Parts Management" conference running at the same time at no additional costs.
Maintain and expand your professional network at the evening reception with attendees of both conferences.
The conference is also accompanied by three workshops on different topics taking place on the day before the conference:
- „Rapid Realization of Smart Maintenance and Smart Factories with AI/ML and Digital Twin Architectures“
- „Starting the Predictive Maintenance Journey – How to use ML and AI to generate Business Value“
- “Out of Stock – Managing Spare Part Obsolescence”
Visit the conference and choose a workshop and benefit from a discounted package price.
Who should take part
The conference is addressed to:
- Managing Directors
- Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
- Chief Digital Officer (CDO)
- Heads of Maintenance
- Heads of Technology
- Plant & Asset Managers
- Digital Operations Managers
- Reliability Engineers
- Heads of Remote Services
- Business Development Managers
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You’d like to find out more about how you can make maintenance a competitive advantage rather than a cost factor in the age of digitization? You want to learn about new technologies and developments? Then book your ticket for the “Maintenance - Predictive Analytics for Intelligent Asset Management” conference now.
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