• Industry Sessions

    Tue April 6, 2021

    Hear the latest research, trends and strategy behind edge-to-cloud smart manufacturing.

  • Technical Sessions

    Thu April 8, 2021

    Join deep dive conversations and demonstrations on how to improve operations with the Litmus Edge platform.

Industry Sessions

Tue April 6, 2021

Hear the latest research, trends and strategy behind edge-to-cloud smart manufacturing.

  • 11:00 am - 11:15 am EDT

    Opening Remarks: State of Smart Manufacturing 2021

    Join Litmus CEO Vatsal Shah as he talks about how the past year pointed out the urgent need for manufacturers to be more agile. Hear about the trends that will stick, and how data is going to power improved manufacturing in 2021 and beyond.

    • Vatsal Shah

      Co-founder & CEO
      Litmus

  • 11:15 am - 11:45 am EDT

    Keynote: Why Manufacturing Needs the IoT Edge

    Hundreds of manufacturing use cases have crossed David Greenfield’s desk over the past 30 years. As companies have been modernizing over the last several years, he’s noticed a trend — manufacturers embracing industrial IoT technologies from the edge to the enterprise are achieving efficiencies and successes that would have been difficult or impossible to achieve in any other way. Catch David’s insights into the technologies forward-thinking manufacturers are focusing on now and how they’re using them to succeed.

    • David Greenfield

      Industrial Technology Journalist and Editor-in-Chief
      AutomationWorld

  • 11:45 am - 12:30 pm EDT

    Solution Deep Dive: How to Enable the Connected Factory

    You’ve likely achieved some level of industrial connectivity, but haven’t yet seen the promised ROI from smart manufacturing. ATS and Litmus will walk you through how to successfully enable a connected factory with a modern edge platform. Hear how you can create a complete data picture that powers advanced use cases at scale.

    • Michael Smith

      Smart Manufacturing Consultant
      ATS

    • Marc Dekker

      Senior Technical Account Manager
      Litmus

  • 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

    Customer Keynote: Why Invest in Smart Manufacturing

    Listen to global manufacturer Niagara Bottling explain exactly how and why they invested in an industrial IoT platform to both collect and analyze data at the edge and in the cloud. Niagara successfully embraced smart manufacturing and eliminated data silos, enabled anomaly detection, reduced downtime and optimized maintenance in less than one year of implementation.

    • James Stadick

      IT Developer
      Niagara Bottling

  • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT

    Solution Deep Dive: Factory-to-Cloud Data Flow

    This session will explore how Cloudera connects with Litmus to enable edge-to-cloud data flow. Learn how to send 'ready-to-use' factory floor data to the cloud for advanced analytics and machine learning, and how to send data models back to the edge, and used to improve manufacturing operations.

    • Michael Ger

      Managing Director – Manufacturing and Auto
      Cloudera

    • John Younes

      Co-founder & COO
      Litmus

  • 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm EDT

    Best Practices: How to Kick Off the Smart Manufacturing Journey

    Only 30% of companies are succeeding at moving their Industrial IoT use cases beyond a pilot into large-scale rollout. We know it’s a problem, so hear HPE provide a concrete, actionable path that will take you from POC into full-scale production. HPE will share business drivers, things to think about before you get started, and best practices for smart manufacturing deployment success.

    • Lin Nease

      HPE Fellow - Chief Technologist, IoT
      Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

    • Damian Smektala

      Director, North America Sales
      Litmus

  • 2:15 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

    Closing Remarks: Day 1 Recap and Giveaway

    Vatsal will wrap up day one with a discussion of the real promises of smart manufacturing. Need to reduce downtime? Want to move from reactive to predictive maintenance? How about deploying machine learning models? These are no longer just promises, they are reality and Vatsal will tell you how to get started.

    • Vatsal Shah

      Co-founder & CEO
      Litmus

Technical Sessions

Thu April 8, 2021

Join deep dive conversations and demonstrations on how to improve operations with the Litmus Edge platform.

  • 11:00 am - 11:45 am EDT

    Opening Keynote: Edge Platform Building Blocks and Advanced Use Cases

    Vatsal will explain the Litmus Edge building blocks and how the platform unifies the four critical edge capabilities - device connectivity, local analytics, application enablement and data integration. Daniel from ATOS zData will outline the must-have requirements for factory-to-cloud deployments that enable machine learning as a service.

    • Vatsal Shah

      Co-founder & CEO
      Litmus

    • Dan Feldhusen

      CEO
      ATOS zData

  • 11:45 am - 12:00 pm EDT

    Overview: How a Unified Edge Platform Works

    In this deep dive, Marc will go over the core capabilities of the Litmus Edge platform – from connecting industrial devices and accessing pre-built analytics, to setting up enterprise data integration and building and deploying edge applications. This session is ideal for users who want to see the big picture of how the Litmus Edge platform works and what it can do.

    • Marc Dekker

      Senior Technical Account Manager
      Litmus

  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

    Deep Dive: How to Collect and Put Industrial Machine Data to Work

    The number one problem customers face is access to accurate and complete data. This deep dive with Dave will demonstrate how easy it is to connect to any industrial device or system, greenfield or brownfield, with Litmus Edge. After you connect, learn how to easily create drag-and-drop workflows, then leverage pre-built integrations to feed cloud and enterprise applications like Azure, Splunk, Google Cloud and more.

    • Dave McMorran

      Senior Sales Engineer
      Litmus

  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

    Deep Dive: How to Enable OEE, Condition-Based Monitoring and Machine Downtime Applications

    In this session Harry will show you how easy it is to activate use cases from day one with Litmus Edge. He’ll walk through the pre-built visualizations and KPIs that enable OEE, condition-based monitoring and predictive maintenance to improve manufacturing operations. He’ll also demonstrate how to use Litmus Edge to build and deploy both pre-built and custom applications at the edge.

    • Harry Grewal

      Sales Engineer Lead
      Litmus

  • 2:00 pm - 2:45 am EDT

    Deep Dive: How to Manage and Orchestrate Edge Devices, Data and Applications at Scale

    Parth and Harry will show you how to upload custom applications to a private marketplace, then orchestrate those applications to run back at the edge. They’ll walk through how to create configuration and deployment templates, how to manage the edge infrastructure with centralized visualization and workflows, and how to scale any edge IoT use case with ease.

    • Parth Desai

      Technical Program Manager
      Litmus

    • Harry Grewal

      Sales Engineer Lead
      Litmus

  • 2:45 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

    Closing Remarks: Day 2 Recap and Giveaway

    CEO Vatsal Shah will close out the day and giveaway Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 to a lucky attendee.

    • Vatsal Shah

      Co-founder & CEO
      Litmus