PRAXISforum Big Data Analytics in Process Industry


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Wednesday, 1 Feb 2017
10:00 Registration, Opening of exhibition
11:30 Opening and welcome address
B. Mathes, Head of PRAXISforums
DECHEMA e.V., Germany
11:45 Impulse
Standardization of Big Data Best Practice in the chemical production with typical Use Cases and commercial impact
T. Froese, Managing Director
atlan-tec Systems, Germany
12:30 Business Analytics in the Chemical Industry
O. Erdenberger, Senior Manager - Resources
Accenture, Germany


Lunch and networking at exhibition floors

14:30 Tandem talk
Process know-how meets data analytics to generate customer value

M. Hartmann, Vice President Produktmanagement & Technologie ThyssenKrupp System Engineering, Germany
R. Kleinschmidt, Head of Technology, Innovation & Sustainability Division
thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions, Germany
15:15 Computer-Aided Synthesis Design: An Introduction to ChemPlanner
D. Flanagan, Director, Lab Solutions
Wiley, Germany


Interactive networking and discussion @ "topic tables", Exhibition Walktrough

16:45 Tandem talk
Empowering the Process Industry

R. Lokner, Digital Business Transformation Team
Microsoft, Germany
M. Feuerstein, Senior Industry Market Development Manager
Microsoft, Germany
17:30 Use Cases of Data Analytics in the Process Industry
N. Zobel, Geschäftsfeld Prozess- und Anlagentechnik
Fraunhofer-Institut für Fabrikbetrieb und -automatisierung IFF, Germany
18:00 FEE – Big Data for Operator Support in Chemical Plants
M. Hollender, Researcher
ABB Research Center, Germany


Interactive networking and discussion @ "topic tables", Exhibition Walkthrough
19:00 Networking Dinner
23:00 End of first PRAXISforum day
Thursday, 2 Feb 2017
09:00 Re-Opening exhibition
09:30 Predictive Big Data Analytics in the Process Industry: Predicting and Preventing Machine Failures, Critical Situations, and Product Quality Issues as Early as Possibly Using Machine Learning from Structured and Unstructured Data
R. Klinkenberg, Co-Founder & Head of Funded R&D
RapidMiner, Germany
10:00 Big Data Analytics for Batch Processes
S. Thomas, Expert Team Mathematical Methods & Simulation
Clariant, Germany
10:30 Proven method to fail any analytics project with supporting real life examples
D. Nikolic, Partner, Advisory Services, Analytics, EMEIA
EY, Germany
11:00 The impact of organizational aspects and maturity on companies’ success with Big Data
T. Hansmann, Managing Director
Congenius Digital, Germany


Interactive networking and discussion @ "topic tables", Exhibition Walkthrough
12:45 Big Data will be Smart Data - How Industry and SMEs Generate Business Value from Data
G. Fabritius, Senior Consultant Big Data & Analytics
T-Systems Multimedia Solutions, Germany
13:15 iPRODICT – Big Data Analytics in the Steel Production Industry
A. Emrich, Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik
German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Germany
13:45 Closing Keynote / Active Participation
Big Data Analytics practically embedded in Innovation Management
H. Rutten, VP Research
Sopheon, The Netherlands


Food & beverages at exhibition floors, interactive networking and discussion @ "topic tables"
15:30 End of PRAXISforum
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