IioT World tour event series

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iiot world tour EVENT - singapore

WHEN: Friday, September 15, 2017 - 8:30-17:00
(Check-in begins at 7:30am)
WHERE: Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel
392 Havelock Road, Singapore
WHO: Open to the public
HOSTS: Industrial Internet Consortium,
Plattform Industrie 4.0, and A*STAR's
Future of Manufacturing Initiative
CONTACT: [email protected]


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global collaboration to accelerate the digitalization of industrial production

The IIoT World Tour brings together the cross-industry knowledge of the Industrial Internet Consortium and the manufacturing expertise of Plattform Industrie 4.0 to accelerate the digitalization of industrial production, at a rate unattainable by any single organization.

The second event of our 2017 IIoT World Tour Series will take place in Singapore where we have partnered with Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research, A*STAR, to showcase our ongoing collaboration and the activities of the local initiative, Future of Manufacturing. The event will consist of executive sessions in the morning and briefing sessions in the afternoon and networking opportunities throughout the day.

tentative agenda

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Keynote Presentation (IIC)

  • Dirk Slama, VP, Bosch Software Innovations
    Steering Committee Member and Business Strategy & Solution Lifecycle Working Group Co-chair, Industrial Internet Consortium

Keynote Presentation

  • Raimund Klein, Executive Vice President, Country Lead for Digital Factory and Process Industries and Drives Division at Siemens Pte Ltd


Welcome: Guest-of-Honor Address

  • Ms. Low Yen Ling, Singapore Senior Parliamentary Secretary of Ministry of Trade & Industry and Ministry of Education

Welcome Address

  • Uwe Beckmeyer, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Germany Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Collaboration Overview

  • Richard Soley, Executive Director, Industrial Internet Consortium
  • Henning Banthien, Secretary General, Plattform Industrie 4.0
10:20am Networking/Tea Break

Keynote Presentation: Advancing the Future of Manufacturing - A Singapore's Perspective

  • Prof. Tan Sze Wee, Executive Director, SERC, A*STAR

Keynote Presentation (Gold)


Executive Panel: The Industrial Internet of Things – Outlook and Direction

  • Prof. Tan Sze Wee, Executive Director, SERC, A*STAR
  • Dr. Stan Schneider, CEO, Real-Time Innovations, Inc. and Chair, Industrial Internet Consortium Steering Committee Testbed Subcommittee
  • Dr. Lim Boon Huat, Managing Director Rohde and Schwarz Asia Pte Ltd and Honorary Secretary Singaporean-German Chamber of Commerce (TBC)

    Moderated by: Mark Crawford, Standards Strategist, SAP SE
12:20pm Networking Lunch

Architecture Briefing Session

  • Carlos Toro, Lead Architect (Factory of the Future), Advanced Remanufacturing Technology Centre (ARTC), A*STAR
  • Dr. Shi-Wan Lin, CEO and co-founder, Thingswise, LLC. and Co-chair, Architecture Working Group, Industrial Internet Consortium
  • Joerg Ellerkmann, Managing Director, TRUMPF Asia Pacific (TBC)

Security Briefing Session

  • Sun Sumei, Principal Investigator (IIoT Programme) & Department Head (Communications and Networks), Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), A*STAR
  • Bob Martin, Senior Principal Engineer, Cyber Security Partnerships, The MITRE Corporation
  • Michael Jochem, Director, Innovation Cluster Connected Industry, Robert Bosch GmbH  
2:50pm Networking/Tea Break

Standards & Interoperability Briefing Session

  • Yeoh Pit Wee, Chair of Smart Manufacturing Technical Committee, SPRING & Director of Operations, Rockwell Automation
  • Dr. Anish Karmarkar, Director, Standards Strategy and Architecture, Oracle Corporation
  • Dr. Markus Waechter, Managing Director, TUM Asia

Testbed Briefing Session

  • Nicholas Yeo, Technical Director, Advanced Remanufacturing Technology Centre (ARTC), A*STAR
  • Mr. Vivek Bhatia, Chief Executive Officer, Asia-Pacific, thyssenkrupp AG
  • Dan Isaacs, Director of Connected Systems, Xilinx

    Moderated by: Dr. Stan Schneider, CEO, Real-Time Innovations and Chair, Industrial Internet Consortium Steering Committee Testbed Subcommittee
4:50pm Wrap-up and Closing Comments

View the agenda and presentations from the June 2017 IIoT World Tour Event.

View the agenda from the September 2016 joint forum and workshop.