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Agenda Day 2: 3IF Annual Conference 2018

• Brussels, Quartier Papier - Wednesday September 12th
• Trends & Developments in Industrie 4.0 & IoT
• From Use Case to Business Case to Industrial Roll Out and Operations
• Edges and Cloud, Mastering End to Security
• Flanders Industrie 4.0 Field Lab experiences from the trenches


8.00 – 8.30 : Exhibition Opening, Registrations & Breakfast

8.30 – 9.45 : Exhibition Tours 

9.45 : pdf Welcome & Opening Firesides (6.22 MB) by Ulrich Seldeslachts , MD 3IF.be

10.15 : pdf Opening Keynote : A near complete Digital Twin (4.46 MB) : virtual and physical working seamlessly together. Delta Application Technics & Siemens, by Valentijn De Leeuw, Partner 3IF.be, by permission of Siemens and Delta Applications Technicals

By permission of Delta Application Technics and Siemen, Valentijn presents the machine built by Delta Application Technics for bottle filling and improved management. Siemens provided the technologies and system to include all digital representations and sensoring, allowing for a full cyber physical production system that can be integrated in any plant that requires botteling. 

The presentation included a series of video's which cannot be distributed. 

10.30 : Digital Platforms, the road ahead. Elevator Pitches (10’) and Panel (20’)

    1. pdf AllThingsTalk (3.89 MB) , Tom Casaer CEO
    2. Versasense, Danny Hughes, CTO
    3. pdf IBM Digital Platform  & Cloud powered by Watson (9.24 MB) , Joao Ferreira, IBM Innovation Specialist - Cognitive Process Transformation - IBM Global Business Services

with the link to the Kone platform : machineconversations.kone.com


11.30 : pdf Keynote Next Generation Automation Control (8.67 MB)  - PLC Next  : Phoenix Contact, Sven Lemmens Project Engineer

PLC Next is the next generation PLC, an individual processor utilizing internet technologies dedicated to steer the PLC, from the traditional manufacturing. Where IT & OT meet. 

About : Sven graduated at Leuven Engineering School (Groep T) as Industrial Engineer Electromechanics. He Started at Phoenix Contact in 2007, where he has been in technical sales support for automation until 2012. Since that time he is Project Engineer within Phoenix Contact. 

12.00 : pdf Keynote Process Industry: Digital Transformation Journey and steps ahead. Data Projects and the Human Factor (1.35 MB) . Erik-Jan van den Heuvel, Global IT Leader for Data Services, the Dow Chemical Company

About : Erik Jan van den Heuvel has 29 years of experience in process analytical (online), general analytical science (from bench to online) and fundamental problem solving (problem solving in manufacturing). He is the Global IT Leader for Data Services, Process Analytical and Analytical Operations in the Continuous Improvement Center of Excellence at The Dow Chemical Company. Erik Jan has been leading global diverse technical teams using advanced scientific tools and methods while applying fundamental scientific approaches to target and solve complex, high-value plant problems and develops advanced systems to optimize plant operating disciplines.

His current roles also link him to the Industry 4.0 initiative in Dow as one of the focal points for the Analytics platform and as the Industry 4.0 contact for the Terneuzen site, one of the largest Dow production sites located in the South West of the Netherlands.

12.35 : Firetalks & Q&A

12.45 : Lunch Networking Break & Exhibition Tours (guided by 3IF tour experts)

13.45 : Be Inspired by Energy : pdf A&S Energy Use Case (2.45 MB) , FACTRY, Frederik Van Leeckwyck

14.00 : pdf Keynote Manufacturing Industry : Self Service Advanced Analytics (48.09 MB) , Jeroen De Wolf, Trendminer

14.35 : Break Out Sessions (10’ pitches & panel discussions, analysts & advisory)

15.35 : Coffee Break & Networking

16.00 : Closing Firetalks panel – Digitally Driven Production Cases & Perspectives 

  • Industrial Analytics Use Case  : Advanced Analytics applied to quality troubleshooting in a plastic extrusion line, Pepite, Philippe Mack 
  • collection of break out discussions results 
  • LNS Research, Andrew Hughes : perspective on future factories
  • ARC, Valentijn De Leeuw : perspective on platform developments

17.30 : Closing Notes & Networking Reception

18.30 : See you at the 3IF.be conference February 2019


Supporters of the 3IF Conference:

3IF – Industrial Internet Consortium Flanders – is an initiative by LSEC and Sirris to support the development of Industrial Internet, Industrie 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things in Belgium, especially towards the manufacturing industry. We will bring them closer to understanding the technologies for digital manufacturing, the impact on their business, and how they could make their first steps to improve flexibility, quality and cost reduction in their production process.

ABISS 2018

ABISS (Advanced Business & Industrial Software Summit) is a networking tradeshow and summit for decision makers and those responsible for processes from manufacturing, engineering, maintenance, planning, logistics, etc. Invent Media, which organises 5 leading industrial/technology trade shows, launches the 3rd edition of ABISS on October 4th, 2018. More information about the summit can be found on www.abissummit.eu

Agoria stands for development through technology ! Agoria paves the way for all technology-inspired companies in Belgium which seek to contribute to the world's advancement by developing or implementing innovations. We are proud that more than 1,700 member companies, accounting for approximately 300,000 workers, are relying on the three pillars of our services: advice, business development and creating the ideal business climate [www.agoria.be]


ARC Advisory is without any doubt the global leading technology research and advisory firm for industry; that stands apart due to its in-depth coverage of both information technologies (IT) and operational technologies (OT). ARC analysts and consultants have the industry knowledge and the first-hand experience to help ARC clients find the best answers to the complex business issues facing organizations today. ARC provides technology supplier clients with strategic market research, and help end user clients develop appropriate adoption strategies and evaluate and select the best technology solutions for their needs

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