GMIC Symposium

GMIC Automation in Glass Manufacturing

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A Symposium organized by the Glass Manufacturing Industry Council and GlassTrend

To sustain their competitive advantage, today’s glass manufacturers must take advantage of the latest advancements in automation, digitization, and smart manufacturing.  Challenged by the need to reduce emissions, extend furnace campaigns, and make production more efficient, it’s critical that manufacturers have full knowledge of current innovations in automation tools.  This symposium, co-organized by the Glass Manufacturing Industry Council and GlassTrend, is presented by leading experts in this field who provide a detailed examination of sensors, industrial artificial intelligence, data analytics, controls, remote management, and other automation tools invaluable to efficient sustainable glass manufacturing.

Thursday November 4, 2021 | 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

8:00 – 8:15       Welcome – Bob Lipetz, Executive Director, Glass Manufacturing Industry Council and Oscar Verheijen, Senior Consultant, Celsian Glass BV GlassTrend Chairman
8:15 – 10:15   SESSION I – SENSORS – Chairman – Oscar Verheijen, Senior Consultant, Celsian GlassBV
8:15 – 8:40       NIR Camera and Inspection ResultsErik Muijsenberg, Vice President, Glass Service  
8:40 – 8:45       Q&A
8:45 – 9:10       State-of-the-art of Advanced Sensors for Process Automation Oscar Verheijen, Senior Consultant, Celsian Glass BV
9:10 – 9:15       Q&A
9:15 – 9:40       Digitalization Robotization as a Mean to Further Strengthen and Automate the Forming Process XPAR Vision, Paul Schreuders
 9:40 – 9:45       Q&A
9:45 – 10:15     BREAK
10:15 – 12:45   SESSION IIINDUSTRIAL ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND DATA ANALYTICS – Chairman – Udaya K. Vempati, Analytics and Automation Discipline Leader, O-I
10:15 – 10:40    Artificial Intelligence and Big DataBryan DeBois, Director, Industrial AI, RoviSys
10:40 – 10:45    Q&A
10:45 – 11:10    Predictive Maintenance – Major Glass Manufacturer Case StudyShannon Friedman, Sales Engineer, Senseye, Inc. 
11:10 – 11:15    Q&A
11:15 – 11:40    Machine Learning Laurent Laporte, Président Directeur Général, Braincube
11:40 – 11:45        Q&A
11:45 – 12:45   LUNCH
12:45 – 2:15     SESSION III – CONTROLS – Chairman – Sanjay Mansukhani, Principal Engineer, Advanced Process Control, Digital Transformation, Owens Corning Advanced Manufacturing
12:45 – 1:10     Digital TwinsSimulation Models to Streamline Design, Analysis, and Operations Michael Sarvo, Support Manager, Rockwell Automation and Sameer Kher, Senior Director, Product Development ANSYS
1:10 – 1:15       Q&A
1:15 – 1:40       Digitalization Brings Plant Wide Automation to the Next Level – John Ryan, Glass Industry Manager, Siemens and Heinz-Josef Lennartz, Glass Industry Manager, Siemens AG
1:40 – 1:45       Q&A
1:45 – 2:15       BREAK
2:15 – 3:45       SESSION IV – REMOTE MANAGEMENT – Chairman – Paul Castañuela, Global Leader – Automation & Controls, Engineered Products, Johns Manville
2:15 – 2:40         Security Scott Reynolds, PE, Manager, Industrial Security, ITD – Johns Manville
2:40 – 2:45       Q&A
2:45 – 3:10       How Mixed Reality, 3D Visualizations and Laser Scanning Allow Onsite and Offsite (remote) Experts to Work TogetherSteven Ostrowski, 3D Laser Scanning and Mixed Reality – Trimble, Inc
3:10 – 3:15       Q&A
3:15 – 3:40         Applying Innovation from Edge to Cloud Where AppropriateChirayu Shah, Manager Software Partnering or Timothy McCain, Info Software Regional Manager – Rockwell and Mark Beckmann, Director Manufacturing Solutions – Microsoft  
3:40 – 3:45       Q&A
3:45 – 4:00      Concluding Remarks –  Keith Bagarus, Director Global Automation, RoviSys
4:00                  SYMPOSIUM ENDS

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