Wonderware Southern Africa
SA Instrumentation and Control

Agenda

X-Change takes place 15 – 18 April 2018 at the phenomenal Champagne Sports Resort, KZN

Agenda-At-A-Glance

Sunday, 15 April Monday, 16 April Tuesday, 17 April Wednesday, 18 April
  • Golf Challenge
  • MTB Challenge
  • Registration
  • Welcome Dinner
  • Keynote Sessions
  • Collaboration Expo
  • Keynote Sessions
  • Lunch
  • Industry Workshops
  • Collaboration Expo
  • User Presentations
  • Expo Evening
  • Keynote Session
  • Collaboration Expo
  • Solution Workshops
  • Lunch
  • Solution Workshops
  • Collaboration Expo
  • Keynote Session
  • Gala Awards Dinner
  • Depart at Leisure

Full Conference Agenda

Monday  |  Day 1  |  16 April 2018 

Monks Cowl
Summit
Ondini
Injasuti
Ithaba

08:00

Welcome and Opening

08:30

Keynote: Vision and Strategy

Ravi Gopinath, Chief Operations Officer - AVEVA

09:30

Keynote: A Force For Good

Zunaid Mayet, Group CEO - EOH

09:50

Collaboration Expo/Break

10:35

Keynote: Industry 4.0 – Fact or fiction

Stephan Kotze, Client Director - Manufacturing, Aurecon

11:05

Keynote: Customer Innovation

Grant Wolff, Demand Manager - AB InBev

11:20

Day 1 Overview

Jaco Markwat, Sales and Marketing Director - Wonderware Southern Africa

11:30

Collaboration Expo/Break

Industry Journey Workshops

13:00

Digital Transformation in Mining, Metals and Minerals: Introduction

The mining industry is in very early stages of transformation. As the dynamic of the future of mining shifts, companies that have joined or will join the transformation will realise operational value and increased profitability that it will bring. This comes from holistic planning, organisational change, and process re-engineering; these are the required parts of creating the scale.

Doug Warren

VP Strategic Partnerships
AVEVA

Digital Transformation in Food and Beverage, CPG: Introduction

We will be discussing the challenges food and beverage manufacturers face including changes in consumer demands, product traceability, operations visibility and strict regulatory compliance related to food safety. We encourage you to join us to hear how to address these challenges by making the most out of existing investments and improving operational efficiency through digital transformation.

Xavier Marfa,

F&B/CPG Business Development Manager
AVEVA

Digital Transformation in Water and Wastewater: Introduction

To provide safe and reliable service to customers, Utilities need to meet some key imperatives such as ensuring continuity of service, meeting customer satisfaction, meeting regulatory compliance, stewardship and retaining a skilled workforce. Join us to learn how technology can help the Water and Wastewater Industry achieve significant operational improvements and cost reductions.

Srecko Rahimic,

Business Development Director: Water
AVEVA

Digital Transformation in Oil and Gas: Introduction

Digital Transformation holds the key for the oil and gas industry to develop agile business models with higher margins, improve regulatory compliance, streamline process innovation, capture and retain workforce knowledge and enable a zero-accident culture focused on operational excellence. Your digital transformation can begin anywhere–whether it’s a single critical area or an enterprise scale initiative.

Roberto Conti,

Business Development Manager
AVEVA

Digital Transformation in Industrial Manufacturing: Introduction

What are the trends and challenges surrounding industrial manufacturers today? How do we deploy digital toolsets to improve processes and empower people? We shall cover the opportunities and the benefits of digital transformation in the manufacturing industry.

Didier Collas,

Technical Sales Director
AVEVA

13:15

Digital Mining Transformation: Value Chain Optimisation

Starting with an end-to-end optimised plan to meet financial targets and minimise operational risks, planners and schedulers can more tightly link supply chain activities and reduce operational costs, like demurrage and inventory levels, while also being able to efficiently sequence activities to ship more of the right product, at the right time, to meet the customer demand.

Ammar Wahab,

Offer Manager: MMM
AVEVA

Digital Transformation in Food and Beverage, CPG: Increasing Operational Performance

This session will explore the digital toolsets available to transform manufacturing operations to improve profitability and yield while increasing flexibility. How to deploy Smart Manufacturing, to drive higher levels of collaboration, agility, standardisation and operational governance.

Xavier Marfa,

F&B/CPG Business Development Manager
AVEVA

Digital Transformation in Water & Wastewater: Asset Performance Management

While there is no substitute for water, doing more with less has become a key financial and operations imperative for Water Utilities. Your assets are at the heart of your business and the optimised maintenance of these assets is critical to meeting core business objectives such as profitability, reliability and safety.

Srecko Rahimic,

Business Development Director: Water
AVEVA

Jack Craighton,

Technical Sales Consultant
AVEVA

Digital Transformation in Oil & Gas: Engineering Excellence

Engineers can use process design tools to continually evaluate and improve processes, which can reduce overall risk and capital costs throughout the plant lifecycle. Simulation provides industrial software that control, and field operators can rely on, to perform engineering studies, check out their DCS, ESD/SIS in a safe environment to ensure plant operability, and perform startup scenarios without the risk of lost production.

Stelios Papastratos,

Principal Simulation Engineer
AVEVA

Digital Transformation: Core Digitalization Platform

Industrial workflow applications provide the capability to manage, enforce and document processes cross-company, replacing manual processes and paperwork with electronic workflows. It encompasses everything from routine operations to escalated responses to critical plant operating conditions.

Jean-Pierre Caron,

Product Manager
AVEVA

13:45

Digital Mining Transformation: Production Optimization

Make continuous efficiency improvements by analysing production downtime causes and prioritise maintenance, new equipment, and new operating procedures. Report on scheduled and unscheduled downtime events, as well as, underperforming equipment, to stabilise production at or near maximum sustainable rates.

Ammar Wahab,

Offer Manager: MMM
AVEVA

Digital Transformation in Food and Beverage, CPG: Improving Asset Performance and Reliability

How do you get the most out of your equipment and increase your OEE? Whether OEE monitoring and measurement is hosted on-premises or in the cloud, digital transformation of the continuous improvement processes can provide serious benefits to overall operational performance, allowing F&B companies to get more out of their existing equipment.

Xavier Marfa,

F&B/CPG Business Development Manager
AVEVA

Digital Transformation in Water & Wastewater: Managing Water Networks

Most water Utilities have only 20% of their investment vested in the actual plant. The remaining 80% is vested in the distribution network. And, most water utilities have little or no idea of what happens to the water once it leaves the waterworks. Digital Transformation can help you confront challenges in a proactive approach: See what happens before it happens.

Srecko Rahimic,

Business Development Director: Water
AVEVA

Digital Transformation in Oil & Gas: Unified Supply Chain Excellence

What is the value of a single unified solution reaching across the supply chain? Specifically to bring together feedstock data management, planning, scheduling and envelope optimization activities. The result is a solution that better explores opportunities, reduces operational risk and shrinks the gap between plan and actual results.

Roberto Conti,

Business Development Manager
AVEVA

Digital Transformation: Production Optimization

Attend this session to learn how you can reduce total cost of ownership and use BPM to standardize manufacturing procedures and implement best practices across multiple sites. Discover how the model driven approach is part of our core MES/MOM strategy and industry solutions which our MES practice and ecosystem leverages for rapid deployments.

Jean-Pierre Caron,

Product Manager
AVEVA

14:15

Collaboration Expo/Break

15:00

Digital Mining Transformation: Asset Performance Management

Mining organizations can move from reactive to proactive maintenance by leveraging condition monitoring and predictive analytics solutions to spend less time looking for potential issues and more time taking actions to get the most out of every single asset. Companies can monitor critical assets, both fixed and mobile, to identify, diagnose and prioritize impending equipment problems – continuously and in real time.

Jack Craighton,

Technical Sales Consultant
AVEVA

Digital Transformation in Food and Beverage, CPG: Ensuring Consumer Traceability and Quality

Product contamination is a worst-case scenario for any food and beverage manufacturer. In the news today we can see the evidence and the impact of a product recall, the overwhelming effect on brand reputation and more importantly, the tragedy of injury and loss of human life. Companies can minimise the risk and severity of recalls by adopting technologies and systems which automate and enforce their food safety practices. By implementing these practices, companies can catch issues before the product leaves the factory.

Xavier Marfa,

F&B/CPG Business Development Manager
AVEVA

Digital Transformation in Water & Wastewater: Optimising Water Networks

With a vast water distribution network, it is imperative for water Utilities to have an overview of their entire network in real-time and in “future-time.” Water Network Optimization is able to trigger alarms associated to potential anomalies detected by simulations. This enables operators to be warned of current critical situations in the network so that immediate actions to prevent or mitigate service disruptions can be taken with enough lead time.

Srecko Rahimic,

Business Development Director: Water
AVEVA

Digital Transformation in Oil & Gas: Optimisation

In this session we look at how optimization solutions can enable companies to obtain peak performance and deliver maximum profitability to large and complex process plants. Whether it is optimizing the use of energy, utilities, or the process itself, optimal operating parameters deliver targeted operational results within various constraints.

Yasser Ahmed,

Senior Technical Sales Consultant
AVEVA

Digital Transformation: Asset Performance Management

What are the changes occurring in Enterprise Asset Management? Deploy descriptive, predictive and prescriptive data analytics to prescribe processes that can proactively perform asset management and maintenance, in turn deferring or even eliminating capital investments in new assets.

Luca Bruni,

Technical Sales Consultant
AVEVA

15:30

Digital Mining Transformation: Closing the loop with a Central Control Room

Perhaps the most foundational aspect of a digital production system is that it creates the opportunity to centralise the monitoring and control functions of all processes in operation(s) to a single physical location. Locating some front-line workers in a central, and increasingly remote, Operations Center (OC) creates a better decision-making environment and more effective and efficient problem-solving.

Doug Warren,

VP Strategic Partnerships
AVEVA

Digital Transformation in Food and Beverage, CPG: Increasing Recipe and Formulation Agility

Learn how to manage more product variations, automate batch execution and reduce time to market and discover the latest enhancements to manufacture goods with increased agility while securing consistent quality.

Torbjörn Turpeinen,

Senior Global Solutions Architect
AVEVA

Digital Transformation in Water & Wastewater: Water Loss Management

GWI (Global Water Intelligence) Group conducted a survey among 64 senior water professionals to understand their views on innovation trends. Smart Water came out as a rapidly growing market with broad innovation needs: Water Loss Management is an integral and often the first part of a Smart Water implementation.

Srecko Rahimic,

Business Development Director: Water
AVEVA

Digital Transformation in Oil & Gas: Asset Excellence

While there are a number of challenges facing the industry, including digital disruptions and financial uncertainty, applications enabled by the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) can provide significant performance and reliability improvements. From an asset performance management (APM) perspective, organisations are leveraging industrial data and advanced analytics to keep equipment running safely and reliably for as long as possible. Maximise asset utilization through comprehensive asset performance management and predictive analytics.

Michael Reed,

Manager, Engineering & Analytics
AVEVA

Digital Transformation: Next Generation Workforce

The further operations get from the control room, the greater are the challenges in monitoring and maintaining them. How do you reduce risk by equipping field workers with the information they need to make tough decisions on the spot. Putting details like operations and maintenance procedures, equipment diagrams and operating history in the right hands improves availability, productivity, safety and compliance.

Didier Collas,

Technical Sales Director
AVEVA

Luca Bruni,

Technical Sales Consultant
AVEVA

16:00

Customer Success Story

Customer Success Story

Customer Success Story

Customer Success Story

Customer Success Story

16:35

Customer Success Story

Customer Success Story

Customer Success Story

Customer Success Story

Customer Success Story

17:10

Expo Network Evening

Tuesday  |  Day 2  |  17 April 2018 

Monks Cowl
Summit
Ondini
Injasuti
Ithaba

08:30

Keynote: Trends, Technology and Software Roadmap

Didier Collas, Technical Sales Director - AVEVA

09:30

Day 2 Overview

Jaco Markwat, Sales and Marketing Director - Wonderware Southern Africa

09:45

Collaboration Expo/Break

Stream 1

Monks Cowl

Stream 2

Summit

Stream 3

Ondini

Stream 4

Ithaba

Stream 5

Zunckels

Stream 6

Turret

Stream 7

Injasuti

10:30

Stream 1

Monks Cowl

New! Short Interval Control: From Mining to Mineufacturing

For years, mining companies have resorted to manual, spreadsheet-supported processes to bring some kind of cohesion between planning, activity dispatching and data capture functions across their operations. This proved to be difficult, error-prone and ineffective for the most part. Join us as we unveil a true commercial and off-the-shelf factory-floor process “Short Interval Control” (or SIC) solution for driving intra-shift production improvements in the mining industry.

Gary Samata

Global MES Solutions Architect
AVEVA

Stream 2

Monks Cowl

New! System Platform 2017 with InTouch OMI Update 1: Confergence Platform for IT and OT

Wonderware System Platform 2017 introduced InTouch OMI, the first Operations Management Interface to leverage both Human Machine Interface (HMI) and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems and deliver a next generation visualization experience. Key features added for Update 1 include a Software Development Kit (SDK) to allow programmatic additions to InTouch OMI. InTouch OMI extends traditional HMI and SCADA applications to deliver a convergence platform for both Operational Technology (OT) as well as Information Technology (IT).

Cristian Marfà

EURA HMI & Supervisory
AVEVA

Stream 3

Monks Cowl

New! Wonderware Process Historian 2017 Update 1: Comprehensive Industrial Data Management

Wonderware Historian is the first, large volume plant data historian to unite a high-speed data acquisition and storage system with a traditional relational database management system. This update includes Autosummary backfill: Beginning with Wonderware Historian 2017, an auto-summary feature provides the creation of auto-summary values for your analog tags. This dramatically reduces the time needed for data retrieval. New Wonderware Historian InSight features have also been added, not to be missed!

Kevin Murphy

Automation Consultant
Wonderware Southern Africa

Stream 4

Monks Cowl

Water Network Optimisation: Achieving Optimisation and Management of Water Networks

The water industry, among others, faces the challenge of doing more with less. Infrastructure asset lifecycles must be extended, drought conditions have created significant sourcing and demand forecasting difficulties, and increasingly stringent regulations must now be adhered to. At the same time, greater focus on sustainability, energy cost and carbon reductions are putting new pressure on operations. Discover The Water Network Optimization Suite (WNO), a new industry solution that delivers both real-time and "future-time" visibility into Water and Wastewater networks. This offers operators the ability to perform “what-if” analysis of potential maintenance actions.

Srecko Rahimic

Business Development Director: Water
AVEVA

Stream 5

Monks Cowl

Refining Operations Management

Schneider Electric’s Refining Integrated Operations Management Solution helps achieve greater agility and responsiveness by integrating complex, disparate software applications in the supply chain and enterprise layers. This enables collaborative work processes, which are critical for rapid response to unplanned events and emerging opportunities. An important piece of Schneider Electric’s Refining Integrated Operations Management Solution is the Real-Time Performance Management Solution, which integrates financial metrics with operational metrics and provides real-time insight to operators.

Yasser Ahmed

Senior Technical Sales Consultant
AVEVA

Stream 6

Monks Cowl

IIoT: Security Best Practises

From site-to-site, site-to-cloud or cloud-to-cloud: What are the do's and don’ts for security and best practices? Thissession is industry agnostic and relevant to anyone looking to protect their site and critical data.

Johann Fick

Innovation Architect
Wonderware Southern Africa

Stream 7

Monks Cowl

WIN-911: Advanced Alarm Notification Software

Using configuration logic to filter, route, and escalate alarms and events to designated recipients through multiple notification methods, WIN-911 delivers critical alarms and alerts in real-time and is deployed at over 10,000 facilities in 70 countries. Join this session to learn how WIN-911 reduces costs and risk, and improves alarm response times!

Steve Szabo

EMEA Regional Sales Director
WIN-911

11:05

Stream 1

Monks Cowl

New! Avantis.PRO 6.1 Enterprise Asset Management(EAM)

Avantis Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) solution and our extension offerings form the core of our Enterprise Asset Performance Management solution set. These maintenance, repair and operations solutions provide maintenance management, spares and inventory management and a complete procurement capability. The new browser-based solution and modern user interface allows Avantis.PRO to be accessed via multiple browsers and on any device, improving the user experience!

Luca Bruni

Technical Sales Consultant: EAPM
AVEVA

Stream 2

Monks Cowl

New! InTouch 2017 Update 1: Now with Web Client

The award-winning Wonderware InTouch HMI visualization software now features InTouch Web Client. The InTouch Web Client provides access to running InTouch HMI application using any major HTML5 web browser from a server or client computer. No special hardware or software is needed to support the Web Client. Users simply use their web browser to show a log on page to authenticate themselves and view a running InTouch application in read only mode.

Cristian Marfà

EURA HMI & Supervisory
AVEVA

Stream 3

Monks Cowl

GISize! Geospatial Solution: Improve Your Infrastructure Solutions

The infrastructure framework that changes the way in which you interact with Wonderware. Modular, scalable and ready to use GISize! is the first and only infrastructure framework for Wonderware. Create simulated environments that can be used in a variety of ways, such as systems simulation and advanced use of information in an industrial context. Combine the real world with the virtual world, enriching the visual experience and enhancing communication efficiancy.

Selim Birced

GISize International Sales
Wonderware Spain

Stream 4

Monks Cowl

New! Advanced Process Control for Mining, Metals and Minerals

In today’s economic environment, capital budgets and overhead are constantly being reduced. Companies are faced with rising operating costs, global competition, and soaring energy costs. Advanced Process Control for Mining, Minerals & Metals (APC for MMM) is engineered to improve yield, quality, production rates, process stability and reduce specific energy consumption to boost your bottom line.

Yasser Ahmed

Senior Technical Sales Consultant
AVEVA

Stream 5

Monks Cowl

Real-Time Recipe and Batch Management

Recipe and batch management software helps to manage batch execution more efficiently, allocating equipment, downloading parameters and automating recipe procedures. It also coordinates everything with the plant control systems, interfaces with the operators and directs batch activity, material flow and production records to a historical database.  Batch events trigger electronic workflows for quality sign off procedures or corrective actions in case of alarms or nonconformance. Recipe and Batch management software abstracts recipes from underlying control systems which helps to standardize new product introduction processes and procedures enterprise-wide.

Torbjörn Turpeinen

Senior Global Solutions Architect
AVEVA

Stream 6

Monks Cowl

New! SimCentral 2.0: The Digital Twin for Your Entire Process Plant Lifecycle

"SimCentral Simulation Platform is an innovative and new application engineered to redefine engineering processes across the entire process lifecycle. Users can now streamline process design, enhance collaboration, and ease modeling complexity to cut costs while delivering a user experience that empowers and appeals to the next generation of engineers now entering the workforce. This presentation will illustrate the set up and use of this new distillation model capability. A demonstration of this process will be provided utilizing the SimCentral GUI."

Stelios Papastratos

Principal Simulation Engineer
AVEVA

Stream 7

Monks Cowl

ACP ThinManager: Brings power and ease of management to Thin Client software

In this presentation, Keith Jones will discuss the WHYs and HOWs of implementing a thin-client-based architecture in your existing plant. Strategies for upgrade with minimal downtime will be discussed as will the benefits of ThinManager. This is a session which will benefit plant engineering, IT and management personnel. The technical aspects will be kept to an overview level.

Keith Jones

International Sales Manager
ThinManager

11:40

Stream 1

Monks Cowl

New! Avantis Condition Manager: Condition Based Maintenance and Monitoring

A Condition Management solution that collects and analyzes real-time diagnostics from all plant production assets and drives appropriate action to improve overall asset performance and manage the appropriate operations, engineering and maintenance actions. Avantis’ Condition Based Maintenance drives predictive conditional alerts real-time, delivers simplicity from complexity and provides predictive maintenance management with the resultant improvement in asset integrity.

Luca Bruni

Technical Sales Consultant: EAPM
AVEVA

Stream 2

Monks Cowl

New! Modernizing Operations with Citect SCADA 2018

Citect SCADA 2018 builds on Citect’s proud 35+ year history and renowned foundation, with the upcoming release continuing this evolution with a heightened focus on operator empowerment and efficiency. Citect SCADA 2018 is the catalyst for customers to modernize their operations by leveraging Abnormal Situation Management (ASM) libraries for Situational Awareness, advanced alarming functionality & the new Citect Workspace.

Brad Shaw

Global Product Manager
AVEVA

Stream 3

Monks Cowl

InStudio: Industrial Software Platform in the Cloud!

InStudio is a revolutionary new service which complements your Wonderware Development Studio software to help you with rapid project creation, project archiving, capacity and storage on-demand, and to manage multiple Wonderware development projects simply, easily and securely.

Dave Sidery

Solutions Architect
AVEVA

Stream 4

Monks Cowl

New! Advanced Process Control for Food & Beverage

APC challenges the operating point(s) to deliver significant benefits to industrial equipment (e.g. industrial oven and autoclave), liquid processing equipment (e.g. evaporator & dryer, and pasteurizer), and solid processing equipment (e.g. grain drying) to improve operations capacity, maximise operational flexibility resilience, and ultimately squeeze out more production yield

Dirren Govender

Technical Solution Consultant
AVEVA

Stream 5

Monks Cowl

Manufacturing Operations Transformation: Model-driven MES

From optimizing asset performance to raising productivity to elevating output quality, there are countless reasons to pursue Manufacturing Operations Transformation (MOT). Wherever you are in your transformation journey, it’s never too soon to learn how Wonderware can help you mature your manufacturing operations, align everyone and everything with your business goals, and reduce your total cost of ownership.

Torbjörn Turpeinen

Senior Global Solutions Architect
Operations and Optimisation

Jean-Pierre Caron

Product Manager
Operations and Optimisation

Stream 6

Monks Cowl

SimSci Operator Training Simulators

Process designs require simulation models, however, as these tools have become more accessible, the understanding of the calculations have become less understood. To understand your process, you must fully understand your process simulator and its thermodynamic options. In this session we will discuss some of the changes and new options we have available in our training courses and simulation tools.

Stelios Papastratos

Principal Simulation Engineer
AVEVA

Stream 7

Monks Cowl

j5 OMS Integration with Wonderware Operations Management Interface (OMI)

j5 International delivers a suite of Operations and Process Safety Management applications that fit naturally within the Wonderware OMI context-aware user experience. The j5 Shift Handover application, for example, collects manually-entered and real-time data to improve shift-to-shift communication and reduce the risk of any potential hazardous incidents. j5 Shift Handover provides a launch pad to other j5 Applications, such as j5 Operations Logbook and j5 Permit to Work, and can be readily extended to mobile devices.

Matthew Hampton

Lead Product Architect
j5 Software South Africa

12:10

Lunch

13:40

Stream 1

Monks Cowl

New! PRiSM 2.9.4: Predictive Asset Analytics

Avantis® PRiSM predictive asset analytics software monitors the real-time health and performance of critical assets. PRiSM uses artificial intelligence, advanced pattern recognition and sophisticated data mining techniques to determine when a piece of equipment is performing poorly or is likely to fail. The early identification of equipment problems leads to reduced maintenance costs and increased availability, reliability, production quality and capacity. This session explores what's new in Avantis PRiSM. Discover the latest features released and some exciting developments coming soon.

Christian-Marc Pouyez

Product Manager: Analytics & Energy
AVEVA

Stream 2

Monks Cowl

New! InTouch Machine Edition 2017: Platform Agnostic Software For HMI/SCADA, IIoT, and Smart Machines

InTouch Machine Edition is a customizable, richly featured HMI/SCADA software designed to be a scalable solution for SCADA, HMI, embedded, and OEM applications where a cost effective price and full feature set is paramount. The focus on interoperability makes it the ideal HMI for IIoT applications. Seamless Integration with the Wonderware portfolio (e.g. System Platform, Historian, Wonderware Online) offers a natural extension for Wonderware customers looking to take advantage of IIoT applications and full-featured HMI with easy mobile publishing to smartphones and tablets.

Devendree Ankiah,

Solutions Architect
Wonderware Southern Africa

Stream 3

Monks Cowl

Insight: Powered by Wonderware Online!

Insight powered by Wonderware Online is a secure, managed solution for collecting, storing, visualizing, and analyzing industrial data for faster, smarter business decisions. It consolidates disparate data for complete visibility into how your business is performing and enables users, throughout the enterprise, to access data and information from anywhere.

Dave Sidery

Solutions Architect
AVEVA

Stream 4

Monks Cowl

New! Ampla 2018: MES for Continious Processes

Ampla – Manufacturing Execution System for continuous processes offers integration and digitalization of mining, minerals and metals manufacturing operations in real time, which enables value chain and production optimization by continuous reduction of production cost. The software offers a transformative approach to operational excellence by optimizing the mining supply chain, reducing redundant operations, driving efficiency through the entire process and maximize utilization of all operating assets.

Gary Samata

Global MES Solutions Architect
AVEVA

Stream 5

Monks Cowl

Wonderware Skelta BPM: Where people and production processes meet

Successful manufacturing requires the alignment of many actions. Wonderware Skelta BPM is the workflow platform for Wonderware Manufacturing Operations Management applications, and provides the capability to manage, enforce and document processes cross-company, replacing manual processes and paperwork with electronic workflows. The greater the coordination between the logistics, production, quality, asset maintenance, plant safety, regulatory compliance and other interdependent plant functions, the greater will be the plant ROI and ROA.

Jean-Pierre Caron

Product Manager
AVEVA

Stream 6

Monks Cowl

SimSci Spiral Suite

Spiral Suite is the only industry planning and scheduling solution designed from the ground up as an integrated solution. It fully supports all supply chain work processes across large and small enterprises, bringing together feedstock data management, planning, scheduling and envelope optimization activities in a single, fully-integrated toolset. The result is a solution that better explores opportunities, reduces operational risk and shrinks the gap between plan and actual results.

Prem Ranjan

AVEVA

Stream 7

Monks Cowl

MDT Software: Automation Change Management

Is your automation layer protected? Can you rapidly recover from hardware failures, human error and cyber-attacks? See the latest release of AutoSave and learn why it is a necessary component for the protection of your facilities from unplanned downtime. Learn why world-class automation change management is a necessary component of your cyber-security protection.

Alex Landis

Regional Sales Manager
MDT Software

14:15

Stream 1

Monks Cowl

New! IntelaTrac 2017 SP1: Industry-leading mobile workforce and decision support system

Wonderware IntelaTrac is the industry-leading Mobile Workforce and Decision Support System. IntelaTrac reduces risk by equipping field workers with the information they need to make tough decisions on the spot. Putting details like operations and maintenance procedures, equipment diagrams and operating history in the right hands improves availability, productivity, safety and compliance.

Jack Craighton

Technical Sales Consultant
AVEVA

Stream 2

Monks Cowl

ClearSCADA - the go-to SCADA product for remote & telemetry markets

ClearSCADA is an open, flexible and scalable software solution for telemetry and remote Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) applications, designed to optimize the operation and management of geographically dispersed infrastructure.

Brad Shaw

Global Product Maanger
AVEVA

Stream 3

Monks Cowl

New! Wonderware Intelligence 2017: The power of data in context

"Intelligence is an enterprise manufacturing intelligence (EMI) solution that automates the extraction, transformation and storage of operational KPIs, metrics and related contextual information across multiple data sources. Delivering user-friendly analytics and dashboard-based monitoring of metrics enables workers and decision makers across the organization to make informed assessments quickly and confidently. "

Christian-Marc Pouyez

Product Manager: Analytics & Energy
AVEVA

Stream 4

Monks Cowl

New! InSight Performance: Downtime Tracking and OEE in the Cloud

Insight Performance is a brand new cloud solution for manufacturing equipment and production event data collection, storage, monitoring and analysis. It is an extension and new application functionality build on the Insight Platform (powered by Wonderware Online). This new Software as a Service solution is designed to help to increase plant performance and asset utilization through manual and automatic manufacturing equipment event data collection, efficiency monitoring and utilization analysis, all without requiring additional IT infrastructure and the associated costs.

Dave Sidery

Solutions Architect
AVEVA

Stream 5

Monks Cowl

Better Planning, Scheduling with Spiral Suite for Mining, Minerals & Metals

SimSci Spiral Suite is a modern enterprise supply chain management solution for the Mining, Minerals and Metals (MMM) industries. Developed from the ground up, Spiral Suite is the first solution in the market to provide planning optimization through detailed scheduling in a single unified package, reaching across the pit-to-port supply chain. With a unified approach to planning and scheduling, the solution maximizes the value of collaboration, and establishes a well-governed management process across the enterprise.

Ammar Wahab

Offer Manager: MMM
AVEVA

Stream 6

Monks Cowl

Information Platform, powered by Flow: So much more than reporting

The Flow Information Platform helps people see and understand their industrial data by preparing and contextualizing KPIs for operational and strategic decision support. Flow is a robust data collection and calculation engine that collates information in real-time from multiple disparate data sources. Flow is an automated notification service that sends critical information, reports and dashboards via email or mobile app. Flow is an information hub, providing a single version of the truth for “push” integration into multiple consumers (e.g. Workflow Systems, ERP Systems, SQL databases, HMI Systems, etc.). Use Flow make better quality decisions, more frequently.

Leonard Smit

Customer Success Consultant
FLOW Software

Stream 7

Monks Cowl

Dream Report: Web-based interactive reports and dashboards for Industry 4.0

The new Dream Report provides users with professional high-performance true dashboards, IoT client and server functionality, natural voice control capabilities, integration with social networks (like Facebook, Skype, Viber, Twitter, etc.), cloud ready, auto-generating of reporting project printing documentation and other exciting features and cutting edge unique technology. All of which has made and still maintains Dream Report the world leader in the technology of industrial reporting.

Nilen Bermal

Technical Director
Wonderware Southern Africa

14:50

Stream 1

Monks Cowl

Augmented Reality for Maintenance Execution

"What is the value proposition augmented reality, through mobile workforce enablement, can immediately deliver to your business? Augmented reality is a technology worth investigation and investment. There are commercially available off-the-shelf solutions that can be implemented almost immediately with little to no custom software development. "

Jack Craighton

Technical Sales Consultant
AVEVA

Luca Bruni,

Technical Sales Consultant: EAPM
AVEVA

Stream 2

Monks Cowl

New! Wonderware Operations Integration Servers: Configure, connect, collect

Operations Integration Servers (OI Servers), are the next generation of device integration which greatly expands the connectivity spectrum both down to the data layer as well as up to the business and ERP layers which will eventually support an industry wide, global, IoT and Cloud-ready communication strategy. The main new capability of this update release is the OI Server Web Service. Check it out!

Cristian Marfà

EURA HMI & Supervisory
AVEVA

Stream 3

Monks Cowl

New! Uncover energy improvement opportunities in your manufacturing facility

Energy Performance empowers manufacturers to proactively reduce energy consumption by transforming disparate production and WAGES (Water, Air, Gas, Electricity, Steam) data across the plant into contextualized, actionable data. Manufacturers are able to optimize energy usage by uncovering energy efficiency improvement areas, and improve operating margins as a result.

Christian-Marc Pouyez

Product Manager: Analytics & Energy
AVEVA

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Line Performance Suite for Packaging Line Management

Stay ahead of competition with insights into the line process for better analysis to facilitate continuous improvements. Manufacturers can expect to uncover untapped potentials and maximize line performance in the areas of increasing equipment utilization, reducing capacity losses, improving bottleneck visibility and increasing throughput.

Torbjörn Turpeinen,

Senior Global Solutions Architect
AVEVA

Xavier Marfa,

F&B/CPG Business Development Manager
AVEVA

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New! PLC1: Logic Check Out for PLC

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New! TOP Server: Digital connectivity Updates & More

Experience the transformative opportunities to integrate TOP Server with Wonderware System Platform and InTouch OMI for your advanced device connectivity and see what lies ahead. Omniserver V3.0 integrates non-PLC devices into MES quickly, while Datahub V8, LGH File Inspector, IntraVUE and Galaxy Toolbox bring their own new opportunities.

John Weber,

President and CEO
Software Toolbox

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New! Alpana Dashboard: Data into Insights

Through Dashboards, allow your Managers, Executives, Staff to have real-time access to your data in a click and let them visualize complex information in a graphical representation that is easy to understand.

Nicolas le Ny,

CEO
code192

15:20

Collaboration Expo/Break

16:00

Keynote: The reason I want to go to Mars is simple: The allure of the unknown is far more powerful than the comfort of the known

Dr Adriana Marais, Theoretical Physicist

16:45

Closing

18:30

Pre-Dinner Drinks

19:00

Gala Awards Dinner

Come with questions, meet our experts, leave with a plan

Champagne Sports Resort, KZN | 15-18 April 2018

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