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8:30 am Login & Virtual Coffee

9:00 am Chair’s Opening Remarks

Smart Manufacturing Solutions to Maximize Asset Efficiency

9:10 am Predictive Maintenance via Machine Learning

Synopsis

• Moving from reactive maintenance to predictive maintenance
• Condition Based vs Predictive Maintenance
• How this has evolved in pharma compared to other industries and why the pharma industry has been so slow to adopt it
• Implementing new change: combatting objections

9:30 am Implementing Technology to Standardize Data from R&D to Production – A Merck KGaA Case Study

  • Sebastian Härtner Innovation Manager, Future Manufacturing Production Materials, Merck Europe

Synopsis

• Incoherent data sets cause step backs in moving to smart manufacturing
• How Merck KGaA are overcoming this hurdle by implementing technology to standardize their data
• Looking at the data from R&D to Production

9:50 am Live Q&A – Ask Our Speakers Your Burning Questions

10:10 am Virtual Speed Networking

Synopsis

A chance for those coffee table conversations. Randomized 1-2-1 meetings with your peers to grow your network.

10:30 am Morning Coffee Break

10.45

Take this opportunity to join the roundtable discussion for inspiration from your fellow colleagues; or take this opportunity to meet with our expert partners for 1-2-1 meetings to find out about their latest innovations.

Roundtable Discussion: Removing the Disconnect Between Asset & Data

Dissect and remove the disconnect between the asset and data. Understand how to close this gap and utilize your data successfully for future automation and machine learning deployment.

1-2-1 Meetings

11:10 am Implementing Industry 4.0 & Predictive Maintenance Programs in Biotech

Synopsis

• Cloud based vibration monitoring systems
• Digital strategies, valve monitoring and lubrication strategy
• Infrared, ultrasonic, motion amplification and motor testing programs – which ones can be digitized?

11:30 am ROI Calculation & Maturity

Synopsis

• Using data to drive the best decisions for maintenance strategies
• Improving ROI using calculations based on available data
• Utilizing this to further the maturity of a facility

11:50 am Live Q&A – Ask Our Speakers Your Burning Questions

12:10 pm Lunch Break

Excellent Project Management & Operational Readiness

1:10 pm Modern Security of Supply: Maintaining Business Continuity in Times of Crisis

Synopsis

• COVID-19 has presented a challenging and turbulent time
• Purolite share their lessons learned over the past year
• How to ensure global security and maintain operations

1:30 pm Managing Aging Infrastructure

Synopsis

• How to maintain asset and facility maintenance in an aging infrastructure
• Updating and progressing in an aging facility
• Ensuring reliability and maintaining motivation

1:50 pm Maintaining Operational Readiness

Synopsis

• Lessons learnt from COVID
• Reducing the onsite work force and increasing automation
• Re-adapting business continuity plans, site audits and operations

2:10 pm Live Q&A – Ask Our Speakers Your Burning Questions

2:30 pm Virtual Speed Networking

Synopsis

A chance for those coffee table conversations. Randomized 1-2-1 meetings with your peers to grow your network.

3:00 pm Afternoon Break

3:40 pm Implementing an Analytics Program – Pain Points and Lessons Learned

  • Will Penland Manager, Data Analytics & Operations Excellence, Boehringer Ingelheim

Synopsis

• Hear the lessons learned during implementation of an analytics program
• Learn about the pain points during this process to be able to avoid them
• See how to successfully implement this for your own facility

4:00 pm Excellence in Capital Engineering Projects – The Voice of a Project Manager to Ensure On-Time & On-Budget Delivery of New Facilities

Synopsis

• Facility design and delivery from the project manager perspective
• The challenges and common pitfalls of a complex capital program
• How PMs interact with other

4:20 pm Live Q&A – Ask Our Speakers Your Burning Questions

4:40 pm Chairs Closing Remarks

4:50 pm End of Day 2