Hear leading experts and analysts discuss the state of manufacturing today—and a path to the future
Today's manufacturers are operating in a world of uncertainty
Successful manufacturers are combating market volatility by focusing on productivity gains via new technology. The Internet of Things (IoT) and predictive analytics are likely to determine who wins and who loses in this age of uncertainty.
Join this virtual event to hear from leading experts and analysts about technologies manufacturers need to adopt to stay competitive:
Check the complete agenda below for a list of all sessions and descriptions, and save your spot for this event by registering below.
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM PT / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM ET
Opening Keynote: The Digital Age and its Impact on Manufacturing
Speaker: Ray Wang, Principal Analyst and Founder, Constellation Research
Learn how the digital age is impacting the manufacturing industry; what challenges and opportunities the new digital world offers manufacturers; why it’s necessary for manufacturers to stay ahead of the competition, and how innovation helps this objective.
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM PT / 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM ET
Changing the Game: How IoT and Predictive Analytics Help Manufacturers Drive New Business Models and Uncover New Opportunities
Speaker: David Bishop, Senior VP, Hitachi Solutions
Learn what IoT and predictive analytics are, and why this technology is important for manufacturers to learn and understand, along with a discussion of its advantages (business efficiency, streamlined processes, etc.).
10:00 AM PT - 10:15 AM PT / 1:00 PM - 1:15 PM ET
Leveraging the Power of the Cloud for Operational Efficiency
Speaker: Martin Boggess, Industry VP, Hitachi Solutions
Learn how Microsoft Dynamics 365 provides the business management base for the manufacturer of the future, and how it supports IoT and predictive analytics solutions.
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM PT / 1:15 PM - 1:30 PM ET
Speaker: Rahul Garg, US IoT Lead, Microsoft Corporation
Learn about forward-looking trends in manufacturing.
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Principal Analyst and Founder
Constellation Research, Inc.
Senior Vice President
Hitachi Solutions America
Industry Vice President
Manufacturing and Supply Chain
Hitachi Solutions America
US IoT Lead
Moderated by, Wendy Bauer
Industry General Manager