ARC Asia Forum 2021

July 13th- July 15th, 2021
Australian Eastern Time  |  11:00 AM to 20:30 PM
Japan Standard Time |  10:00 AM to 19:30 PM
Singapore/China Standard time |  9:00 AM to 18:30 PM
Indian Standard Time |  6:30 AM to 16:00 PM
GMT |  1:00 AM to 10:30 AM
September

July 13 - 15, 2021

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Welcome to Annual ARC Industry Forum Asia Online July 13-15, 2021

The transformation is underway. Discover strategies and stories from the digital front lines, powered by ARC Advisory Group's research.

Join us at the Annual ARC Industry Forum Asia online to learn more about how digitizing factories, cities, infrastructure and supply chain will benefit technology end users and suppliers alike. Discover what your peers are doing today and what steps they are taking in their respective journeys. ARC Industry Forum Asia for up to date information on the speakers and agenda.


Forum Fee

There is no fee to attend for ARC Advisory Service Clients, Digital Transformation Council (DTC) members, Speakers, Panellists, and Sponsors of this Forum. Technology End Users including Manufacturing, Energy, Supply Chain, Logistics and City Leaders are also welcome to register at no cost. Please select the appropriate ticket type when you register to receive your complimentary ticket.

If you are a technology end-user, you are welcome to register as a DTC Member. DTC is an end-user only community, you are invited to visit ARCweb to learn more about this community. You may unsubscribe from this community at any time. Please use your business email to receive your complimentary ticket. If for some reason, you cannot use your business email to register for this event, please Contact ARC so that we can approve your registration.

The Forum fee for all other attendees is $495.


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Substitutions may be made at any time at no additional charge. The registration fee is fully refundable up to 7 days prior to the Forum date minus a $75 administration fee. A 50% cancellation fee will be assessed after that date. In place of the registration fee refund, attendees may choose to receive access to all session video recordings for 3 months. All cancellations must be received in writing.


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Only registered attendees will be able to attend this forum. Registered attendees will also have access to the archived videos for 3 months. Pre-register for this online forum to plan your agenda and to get updates & reminders from ARC Advisory Group.

Agenda

13th July 2021 - Day 1

Track 1 – English (all times are Indian Standard Time)

Open Process Automation Forum (OPAF) Session
8:00 AM

Open Process Automation: Recent Advances and Profile of Test Beds

Don Bartusiak, CSI and OPA Forum Chair

David DeBari, ExxonMobil

Abdullah AlKhalifa, Saudi Aramco

Divyang Shah, Reliance Industries Limited

Hetal Karia, Reliance Industries Limited

Sharul Rashid, Petronas

John Kirkman, Enterprise Transformation Partners

Mohan Kalyanaraman, ExxonMobil Research & Engineering

Harry Forbes, ARC Advisory Group

9:30 AM

BREAK

Digital Transformation Initiatives
10:00 AM

Making our Operating Power Plants Smart – A Necessity for Today and Tomorrow

Dr Rajashekhar Malur, TATA Consulting Engineers (TCE)

Collaborate, Accelerate, Sustain – The Open Digital Twin Future

Anne-Marie Walters, Bentley Systems

The Power of Performance Intelligence, Boris Marrone, AVEVA

11:30 AM

BREAK

11:45 AM

OT Cybersecurity Management, Charles Lim, Industrial Cybersecurity Consultant, Yokogawa Engineering Asia

The Road to Operational Excellence: Carve Your Path with Digital Transformation, Rachel Yee, Hexagon PPM

Digital Transformation: Smart Infrastructure Deployment at Denka Singapore Chemical Plant, Ng Hock Cheong, Denka Singapore

Michael Zhao, Emerson Automation Solutions

Digitalization of the Process Industry, Kim Hock Teo, Supcon

13:45 PM

BREAK

Automation Architecture and Digitalization Experience
14:00 PM

Entering a New Era of Autonomy for Production & Value Chain Optimization, Ching Chye Hou, AspenTech

Driving Return on Assets by IT/OT/ET integration and machine learning, Anindya Chatterjee, ABB

Future Automation Architectures: Next-Gen Machine Control, David Humphrey, ARC Advisory Group

Digitalization and Automation Journey, Tibor Komróczki, MOL

16:00 PM

Day 1 Closing Remarks- ARC Advisory Group

Track 2 – Japanese (all times are JST)
(No English translation available)

DX Frontline and Sustainability
10:00 AM

Keynote 1: Promoting DX in Manufacturing at Asahi Kasei by Noriaki Harada, Senior General Manager, Smart Factory Initiative, Digital Value Co-Creation, Asahi Kasei

Keynote 2: IT-OT Convergence: A Prerequisite to “Institutionalized Capability Building” in Open Process Automation Moving Towards Digital Transformation by Sharul A. Rashid, Group Technical Authority, Instrument & Control, Petronas and Zhafran Abdul Aziz, Staff Engineer, Instrument & Control, Petronas

Exec. perspective: Cutting Edge Technologies for a Smart Factory ~Now and in the Future~ by Kazuhiro Kusunoki, Senior General Manager, Information Technology R&D Center, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Exec. perspective: Sustainable Enhancement of Corporate Value Led by the Ability to Measure and Connect by Masato Katsuki, Corporate Officer, Solution Business Div., Yokogawa Solution Service

11:30 AM

BREAK

Smart Factory & Modular Plant
14:00 PM

About "Current Issues" and "Digital Transformation" of Food Factories by Hideharu Watanabe, Manager, Electrical & Instrumentation System Sec., Engineering Dept., Solution Business Div., Ajinomoto Engineering

Hexagon’s Digital Solutions for Manufacturing in Japan by Hiroshi Osaka, Representative Director, PPM Division, Hexagon

Roadmap for Implementation of Continuous Manufacturing System “iFactory” by 2030, PhaseⅡ by Joji Tsurumoto, Manager, Process Development Dept., Takasago Chemical

Q&A

15:30 PM

Close for the Day

14th July 2021 - Day 2

Track 1 – English (all times are Indian Standard Time)

Operational Excellence in Manufacturing
8:00 AM

Driving Digital Transformation, Esteban Remecz, Iochpe-Maxion

Thoughts About Digital Transformation Strategic Planning for Manufacturing Enterprises, Jinjie Pan, China International Marine Containers

Murata IoT in Production Fields and Usage Examples for Productivity Improvement, Shinji Goma, Murata Manufacturing

9:30 AM

BREAK

Digital Manufacturing Driving Growth into the Future
10:00 AM

How Process Industries Have Managed Their Plant Operations During Covid-19 Pandemic, Vivek Gupta, DCM Shriram Limited

How Digital Transformation Drives Sustainability: The Fast Lane on the Road to Industrial Carbon Neutrality, Rik De Smet, Schneider Electric

80% of Digital Transformation Projects Fail. Why?, Rik De Smet, Schneider Electric

Driving Towards Industrial Transformation & IT/OT Convergence, Sujit John, Yokogawa Engineering Asia

11:30 AM

BREAK

11:45 AM

Digital Manufacturing in Practice: Utilizing SMKL and KPIs

Hajime Sugiyama, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Accelerate Operational Efficiency and Agility in Manufacturing Sebastien Ory, AVEVA

Digital Transformation: Data-Driven Ways of Working

Jonas Berge, Emerson Automation Solutions

Digital Project Delivery: Building a Foundation for Digital Twins, Andrew Burt, Hatch Digital

13:45 PM

BREAK

User Experiences- Going Digital
14:00 PM

The Connected Enterprise - Making our Customers Resilient and Agile Through our Own Transformation by Samrat Datta, Information Solutions Business Lead, Rockwell Automation

Digital Initiatives in Power Stations, R. Sarangapani, NTPC

Creating Business Impact with Industrial IoT, Atul Govil, India Glycols

16:00 PM

Day 2 Closing Remarks- ARC Advisory Group

Track 2 – Japanese
No English translation available

Smart Factory & Decarbonization Initiatives
10:00 AM

Keynote 3: Murata IoT in Production Fields and Usage Examples for Productivity Improvement by Shinji Goma, Senior Manager, IoT Business Promotion Dept., Module Business Unit, Murata Mfg.

Digital Manufacturing in Practice: Utilizing SMKL and KPIs by Hajime Sugiyama, Digital Manufacturing Architect, Factory Automation Systems Group, Mitsubishi Electric

Digital Transformation for Decarbonization Initiative: Its Current and Future Business by Masaki Kogure, Vice President Sales, Japan, AVEVA K.K.

Q&A

11:30 AM

BREAK

Shaping Future of Digital Manufacturing
14:30 PM

Actionable Intelligence for Decision-making Support Solutions in Integral Manufacturing ~Royal Road to DX: Professional Value Creation~ by Keiji Sato, General Manager, Solution Business Division Connected Industries Business Dev. Center, Yokogawa Solution Service; Hanari Yoshikawa, KAIZEN consultant, Solution Business Division Connected Industries Business Dev. Center, Yokogawa Solution Service; Yuki Yoshida, Carbon Fiber Materials Production Center, Osaka Gas Chemicals Co., Ltd.

Q&A

14:40 PM

Panel: Has the Manufacturing Industry's DX Progressed Due to the Influence of COVID-19?

Moderator: Go Suzuki, SICE.

Panelists: Prof. Yoshihiro Hashimoto, Nagoya Institute of Technology; Noriaki Harada, Asahi Kasei; Akira Sakaino, NTT Communications; Nobuyuki Arai, JGC; Toshio Miyachi, JPCERT/CC; Takayuki Kobayashi, Ajinomoto.

16:00 PM

Close for the Day

15th July 2021 - Day 3

Track 1 – English (all times are Indian Standard Time)

Towards Operational Excellence
08:00 AM

Achieve Pharmaceutical Operational Excellence through Digital Transformation, Yuanqi Xie, Porton Pharma Solutions Ltd.

Promoting DX in Manufacturing at Asahi Kasei, Noriaki Harada, Asahi Kasei

About ‘Current Issues’ and ‘Digital Transformation’ of Food Factories Hideharu Watanabe, Ajinomoto Engineering

9:30 AM

BREAK

APM, IIoT & Industry 4.0 and Digital Transformation Practices
10:00 AM

Engineering Driven Approach to Asset Management, Himanshu Joshi, Tata Consulting Engineers

Increase Asset Reliability and Reduce Downtime for Power Generation Customers by Praveen Jadhav, AVEVA

Integrated Asset Performance Management Solutions (IAPM), By Brian Lim, Certified Smart Manufactory Readiness Assessor (SIRI CSA), Yokogawa Engineering Asia Pte Ltd

11:30 AM

BREAK

11:45 AM

IIoT & Industry 4.0 – India Context

Madhusudan Kestur, AceMicromaticMIT

Six Steps to Predictive Maintenance, Karl H Watson, ABB

Roadmap for Implementation of Continuous Manufacturing System ‘iFactory’ by 2030, Phase II, Joji Tsurumoto, Takasago Chemical

13:45 PM

BREAK

Smart City and Industrial 5G
14:00 PM

Accelerating Digital Transformation with Industrial 5G, Bob Gill, ARC Advisory Group

Smart City Planning Using the Systems Engineering Process, Jim Frazer, ARC Advisory Group

15:30 PM

Event Closing Remarks - ARC Advisory Group

Track 2 – Japanese
(No English translation available)

Digital Mfg., OPA Update
10:00 AM

Manufacturing Innovation with Co-Creative Platform by Takashi Yoshida, Partner Development Manager (Evangelist), Rockwell Automation Japan Ltd.

Q&A

Open Process Automation: Recent Advances, Test Beds, and Extending Multiple Industries

Open Process Automation Update: V2.1 Standard, Business Ecosystem, and Certification by Don Bartusiak, CSI and OPA Forum Co-Chair

Making It Real: Status of Industry Prototypes by David DeBari, Process Control Engineer, ExxonMobil and Mohan Kalyanaraman, Technology Advisor-Engineering Research, ExxonMobil

The Value of Open Standards for Vaccine Manufacturing by Gene Tung, Executive Director, Manufacturing IT, Merck & Co.

End-User Perspectives by Steve Smith, Project Manager, Eastman Chemical and Bruce Ainsworth, VP - Automation Innovation, Georgia Pacific

11:30 AM

BREAK

Data Analytics, Digital Twin & Autonomous Optimization
14:00 PM

Entering a New Era of Autonomy for Production & Value Chain Optimization by Masahiro Yoshida, Manager, Solution Consulting, Aspen Technology Japan

Success Story of SeeQ + PI System Presented by MKI to Realize “Competitive DX” and “Sustainable DX” by Yutaka Ishidate, Sales Manager, Mitsui Knowledge Industry

Collaborate, Accelerate, Sustain – The Open Digital Twin by Anne-Marie Walters, Industry Marketing Director – Process & Resources Industries, Bentley Systems

Q&A

16:00 PM

Close of Event

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