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Automation Fair® At Home

Life Sciences Forum

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Life Sciences Forum

Accelerating Time to Value with Life Sciences Digital Transformation Strategies

The current pace of change in the life sciences industry is both exciting and extraordinary. Major market forces such as intensifying regulatory scrutiny, growing product quality demands, emerging digital technologies and evolving healthcare models are causing core paradigm shifts in business strategies and processes alike. This environment opens opportunities for life sciences companies to better serve more people around the world with increasingly innovative and affordable diagnostics, treatments, combination devices and cures.

Join us for a panel discussion with industry leaders who are implementing digital transformation strategies to build resilience, drive competitive advantage and help improve patient lives.

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Forum participants: 

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Panelist
Cytiva

Kristen Manchester, Senior Product Manager, MES/Sensors/Digital

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Thermo Fisher

Chris Binion, Director, Global Augmented Execution Systems

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Biomerieux

Tom Oberbeck, Manager, MES

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Fresenius Kabi

Hooman Hooshiar, Director of Manufacturing Technology

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Rockwell Automation

David Sharpe, Director, Global Consumer Products Industry


Your Life Sciences Resource

Automation Fair At Home will feature a number of sessions, exhibitors and showcase new products and solutions for the life sciences industry. 

Sessions:

Automation Fair At Home offers a wide array of sessions - from interactive hands-on labs, product and technology sessions, to DX Strategists presentations. We narrowed down the session list to those applicable to your specific industry. 

Here are the top five sessions we think will benefit anyone in the life sciences industry. 

DX Strategists
DX10 - FactoryTalk® InnovationSuite: Your Key to Industrial Digital Transformation

Ninety percent of industrial companies are investing in digital manufacturing to increase revenue, reduce operating costs and maximize asset efficiency. FactoryTalk® InnovationSuite, is the industry’s first purpose-built platform designed to harmonize OT and IT to deliver maximum business outcomes for clients. FactoryTalk® InnovationSuite combines innovations in MES, advanced analytics, machine learning, IIoT and augmented reality (AR) into a tightly integrated software suite, tailored by industry, and right sized for scale. Discover how the Rockwell Automation® unique digital transformation solution maximizes the value of operational data, delivering insightful views for rapid business decisioning for industrial leaders.

DX Strategists
DX12 - MES: The Heart of Your Digital Transformation

Can you demonstrate compliance, catch quality concerns before they ship, and adjust quickly to product changes? Are you resilient enough to withstand supply chain disruptions? Learn how manufacturing execution systems stand as the backbone to your digital transformation journey. We will walk through before and after examples that explain not only the process and the information available, but illustrate process improvement and what the information can do for a manufacturer.

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PRPT07 - Batch Management: Overview and What's New and What's Next

Today’s dynamic production climate presents multiple challenges: control costs, mitigate risks and seize every opportunity to gain a competitive edge. The latest release of Rockwell Automation® flagship batch offering, FactoryTalk® Batch v14, helps user in both hybrid and batch applications tackle these challenges with an easily scalable system that focuses on improving operator effectiveness and higher throughput. You will be introduced to the latest release that offers online functionality for complex applications and promotes integration of information with DCS and MES systems.

Product and Tech Session
PT01 - Create a Workforce Development Strategy that Works for You

Manufacturers have been facing the industrial skills gap for years. And it’s only going to get worse. The good news? There are many ways to mitigate workforce challenges. Learn how to develop a workforce development strategy and some of the ways you can take action today, from machinery design, cybersecurity, to e-learning to remote and managed support.

Product and Tech Session
PT04 - The Urgency of Cybersecurity: Take the Next Step

Faced with a range of obstacles, manufacturers are changing how they approach cybersecurity. Cybersecurity has always been one of the most important pillars in digital transformation, but over the past several months, its importance has heightened. In this session, hear from cybersecurity leaders on how the lessons they have recently learned will impact the way manufacturers approach security going forward. Learn how to drive cybersecurity priorities and investments with an outcome driven approach.


Visit these exhibiting companies:

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Star Exhibitor
Cisco

The global leader in IT networking. Cisco collaborates with Rockwell Automation to bridge the gap between plant-floor and enterprise with a common network infrastructure through training, network design, and products.

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Premium Exhibitor
Claroty

Claroty's mission is to secure and optimize industrial control networks. Our platform provides extreme visibility, real-time monitoring and anomaly detection for OT networks; employing high-fidelity models and advanced algorithms to alert our customers to both cybersecurity and integrity issues.

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Premium Exhibitor
DENSCO Robotics

As one of the world's largest automotive parts manufacturers, DENSO is also the world's largest manufacturer of small assembly robots. 

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Premium Exhibitor
Endress+Hauser

Endress+Hauser is a global leader in process measurement instrumentation, services and solutions.  We support our customers in optimizing their processes in terms of reliability, safety, economic efficiency and environmental impact. 

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Premium Exhibitor
Festo Corporation

For over 80 years, Festo has been a positive force for manufacturers. We are driven by a desire to always be helpful. We observe. We analyze. We inspire. We engineer with an intense focus on every detail. 

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Premium Exhibitor
SeQent

Explore the Power of Real-Time Decision Solutions from SeQent. SeQent is a leading industrial automation software provider and early pioneer in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) space.


Check out these new products and solutions:

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Rockwell Automation
FactoryTalk® AssetCentre Version 10

Downtime is a drag! What's worse? Unplanned downtime. FactoryTalk® AssetCentre is a tool for securing, managing, versioning, tracking, and reporting automation-related asset information across your entire facility. Key enhancements in version 10 include: asset lifecycle views, additional disaster recovery and system architecture support, and archive check-out integration with ThinManager® client software.

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Rockwell Automation
FactoryTalk® View Site Edition Version 12

The world has evolved, and innovations have changed how we work and live. With this evolution, delivering critical visibility when and where you need it is paramount. The version 12 release of FactoryTalk® View SE offers features for the process market, a modernized design environment, and improved access to information. 

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Rockwell Automation
Security Posture Survey

Cybersecurity threats within an industrial infrastructure are increasingly common and costly. With so much at stake, taking a proactive approach to cybersecurity is crucial. A key first step to securing critical infrastructure and protecting against cyberattacks is a Rockwell Automation Security Posture Survey. 

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Rockwell Automation
Studio 5000 Logix Designer® Software Version 33

At the core of a software release is the ability to improve productivity and speed to market. With additional hardware support, enhanced process capabilities and new productivity updates, version 33 of the Studio 5000 Logix Designer® software is no exception. Program projects, design machines, and configure process applications faster and easier.

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Rockwell Automation
ThinManager Version 12

Replace your PCs with industrial thin clients and centrally manage delivery of your productivity applications to every device, user and location within your facility. Thin client technology lowers operating costs and reduces downtime while increasing security in your plant.

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DENSO Robotics
LPH, VM/VL Robots, Rockwell Integrated SCARAs

As a global leader in robotics, DENSO has been the status of high speed and high  reliability that results from over 50 years of experience developing robots. 

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Pepperl-Fuchs
Smart-Ex® 02

The Smart-Ex® 02 DZ1 is the successor of the world's first intrinsically safe smartphone for Zone 1/21 and DIV 1 areas. In addition, it meets all important global hazardous location and regulatory certifications. 


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