CRL 1-hr: Nov 7 Introduction to Uptime Elements Reliability Framework and Asset Management System

NEEDHAM, MA, USA, AND CORK, IRELAND – MAY 7, 2019 – The Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC™), now incorporating OpenFog, announced it will present theSmart Manufacturing Forum on May 23, 2019, in partnership with two Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Centres Confirm and I-Form. The forum will be hosted by IIC member, Cork Institute of Technology (CIT)at their Cork, Ireland campus.

During the forum, attendees will learn about trends, innovations and challenges in smart manufacturing from experts in Artificial Intelligence (AI), 3D printing, supply chain, security and industrial analytics. The Smart Manufacturing Forum will include four keynote presentations and two panel discussions.

“Smart manufacturing is about connecting industrial assets in a factory and the people using them with information systems and business processes,” said Dr. Richard Soley, Executive Director, IIC. “With insights based on data analytics, companies can make more informed decisions for transformational business outcomes. At the Smart Manufacturing Forum, technology experts and business leaders will provide their views on smart manufacturing, enabling technologies and their own practical experiences.”

Dr. Orla Flynn, Vice President for External Affairs at Cork Institute of Technology, welcomed IIC members to Ireland, stating, “CIT is delighted to host the quarterly IIC meeting at our campus in Cork, and we are especially pleased to welcome members of the public to the Smart Manufacturing Forum, part of the IIC Global Event Series. Given CIT’s strengths in cyber-physical systems and smart manufacturing, we see this as a brilliant opportunity to connect Irish businesses and researchers with global thought-leaders and practitioners.”

“Confirm - Smart Manufacturing is an SFI and Industry funded Research Centre dedicated to the advancement of Cyber-Physical manufacturing systems to help Ireland lead in a world where smart products are manufactured by smart machines, through smart production systems, with bespoke products delivered through smart supply chains. This is only achievable through the convergence of IoT and digital manufacturing, both of which form Confirm’s research agenda. Confirm brings together 9 research performing organisations and over 50 industry partners, and through our community of practice mission Confirm is delighted to work with I-Form and IIC to help Ireland Inc. through this digital transformation,” said Confirm Centre Director Professor Conor McCarthy, of the University of Limerick.

“As an SFI Research Centre focused on advanced manufacturing, I-Form is pleased to partner with the Industrial Internet Consortium and Confirm on this industry event highlighting current trends and challenges in smart manufacturing,” said I-Form Director Professor Denis Dowling, of the UCD School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering. “Our economy is underpinned by manufacturing: manufacturing is the second largest employer in Ireland and accounts for 36.5 percent of GDP. This event is an opportunity to come together to dissect and discuss some of the key issues facing manufacturers right now, such as how safety, security, privacy and reliability will be assured in this new age of digital manufacturing.”

Keynote Speakers include:

Vincent Wang, Chief Innovation Officer, Wanxiang Group

Triona Kennedy, Senior Product Manager, Stryker Orthopedics

Jeff McCann, General Manager, DELL EMC

Prof. John Barrett, Cork Institute of Technology, Nimbus Research Centre

Panel: “Digital Solutions in Manufacturing: Innovations and Value from Industry and Research Perspectives.” Moderator and panelists from the following companies, institutions include:

CONFIRM

NUIG

CIT

I-Form

Corlina

Panel: “Trustworthiness Challenges in Smart Factory.” Moderator and panelists from the following companies, institutions include:

The MITRE Corporation

Entrust Datacard

Siemens

University of Limerick

CIT

The Smart Manufacturing Forum is free and open to the public, but registration is required. 

Upcoming Events

August 8 - August 10, 2023

Maximo World 2023

View all Events
banner
80% of Reliabilityweb.com newsletter subscribers report finding something used to improve their jobs on a regular basis.
Subscribers get exclusive content. Just released...MRO Best Practices Special Report - a $399 value!
DOWNLOAD NOW
IMC-2022 Who's Who: The World's Best Run Companies

The International Maintenance Conference (IMC) provides a fresh, positive community-based curated experience to gain knowledge and a positive perspective for advancing reliability and asset management through people, their managers, the strategy, the processes, the data and the technology.

Uptime Elements Root Cause Analysis

Root Cause Analysis is a problem solving method. Professionals who are competent in Root Cause Analysis for problem solving are in high demand.

Reliability Risk Meter

The asset is not concerned with the management decision. The asset responds to physics

Why Reliability Leadership?

If you do not manage reliability culture, it manages you, and you may not even be aware of the extent to which this is happening!

Asset Condition Management versus Asset Health Index

Confusion abounds in language. Have you thought through the constraints of using the language of Asset Health?

Seven Chakras of Asset Management by Terrence O'Hanlon

The seven major asset management chakras run cross-functionally from the specification and design of assets through the asset lifecycle to the decommissioning and disposal of the asset connected through technology

Reliability Leader Fluid Cleanliness Pledge

Fluid Cleanliness is a Reliability Achievement Strategy as well as an asset life extension strategy

MaximoWorld 2022 Conference Austin Texas

Connect with leading maintenance professionals, reliability leaders and asset managers from the world's best-run companies who are driving digital reinvention.

“Steel-ing” Reliability in Alabama

A joint venture between two of the world’s largest steel companies inspired innovative approaches to maintenance reliability that incorporate the tools, technology and techniques of today. This article takes you on their journey.

Three Things You Need to Know About Capital Project Prioritization

“Why do you think these two projects rank so much higher in this method than the first method?” the facilitator asked the director of reliability.