Smart Factory ConnAction Conference
Smart does it!
Which producer would not like to become the supplier of leading car manufacturers? How can we develop and improve our production with high-tech and still affordable automation tools?
The Smart Factory ConnAction is the ultimate conference for decision-makers and suppliers of the automotive industry where you can hear from the latest trends while building up new business relationships. This year will be the fourth edition of the Smart Factory ConnAction conference, organised by the specialists of industrial IT and automation, the Com-Forth team.
Building on the positive feedbacks of the event, this year's two-day event will give even more exciting insight into the IT trends and latest production technologies of the industry by Hungarian and foreign presenters. The presentations also show how can a Hungarian manufacturer become a respected and solid supplier of international car manufacturers. Moreover there will be organised meetings for business networking with the representatives of the sector as well as with the customers of the automotive industry.
Site visit - Festo Factory
Visiting the Festo factory, travelling privately, the program takes 3 hours.
(Please note, the program is only available in Hungarian) Sign up in Smart Factory Coordinator.
GE Software Workshop
A workshop for using GE Digital softwares to implement SCADA, MES and Data Analytics solutions. The workshop will be held by GE Digital and Com-Forth Ltd.
- 15:00-15:30 - Welcoming guests, registration
- 15:30-16:15 - Plant Applications from GE Digital - Presentation and live demo by Zoltán Tőkey, Com-Forth
- 16:15-17:00 - CSense from GE Digital - Presentation and live demo by András Sós, Com-Forth
Big Data Analysis requires a degree in Maths, while Mathematicians usually have little knowledge of the manufacturing processes. GE solves this contradiction with a software designed especially for the process engineers, and offers a world-class support that goes along with the software. Come and see the live demo.
- 17:00-17:30 - WebHMI - Live demo by Joachim Hartmann, GE Digital
ICEBREAKING SESSION #1: ERP, MES, SCADA... Where are the boundaries?
ICEBREAKING SESSION #2: Connectivity between IT and OT systems. What are the main challenges?
Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) are converging. We will discuss the main challanges.
Moderated by Mr. Aladár Virág, T-Systems, Business Development Operations Manager
ICEBREAKING SESSION #3: How IoT, AI and Blockchain Are Moving Manufacturing into a New Era?
ICEBREAKING SESSION #4: The present and the future of Big Data in Manufacturing
ICEBREAKING SESSION #5: Edge / Fog / Cloud computing. Which is the best fit for Smart Manufacturing?
Moderated by Richárd Tunkel, REACH Solutions
Opening and Welcome
Péter Bóna, CEO, Com-Forth Kft.
First steps towards Industry 4.0. The significance of design specification.
Péter Bóna, CEO, Com-Forth Kft.
Keynote #1: How IOT, AI and Blockchain are moving Manufacturing in a new Era.
Eric Prevost, Oracle, Vice President, Industry 4.0 and Emerging Technologies
Using IOT and Artificial intelligence in plants, warehouses and machines is drastically changing the way to take decisions on best next actions for business performance. This session will explain and show how Oracle thinks about IOT, AI, ERP cloud, Maintenance, Finance, WMS, Industrial machines, Robots & Drones are working together at business levels, to make systemic, predictive and proactive the new key best practices to take decision for improving performance, human safety and quality. IOT and AI are not standalone practices and have to be considered in holistic way with business applications to create value!
Case Study #1: Industry 4.0 at Suzuki
Dr. Urbán, Magyar Suzuki Zrt, Deputy CEO
Keynote #2: The Role of Artificial Intelligence as Basic for Operations Performance Management in Discrete Manufacturing
Thomas Schulz, GE Digital, Channel Manager CEE
Operational Performance Management (OPM) in manufacturing is the alignment of all units within the value chain to ensure that they are working together to achieve core goals. In manufacturing, OPM software integrates and analyzes based on Artificial Intelligence data from a variety of plant sources and translates raw data feeds into actionable information. These solutions allow manufacturers to establish links between operations KPIs and critical business metrics. As a result, they gain insight into everything from asset utilization to machine uptime and plant-floor productivity while also monitoring energy usage, uncovering the cause of quality problems, and ensuring consistent production across multiple lines.
Keynote #3: Industrial Information and Communication Technology
Aladár Virág, T-Systems Hungary Ltd., Business Development
Networking Coffee Break
Case Study #2: INDUSTRY 4.0 - What is the weakest link?
Attila Szincsák, Denso Manufacturing Hungary, General Manager
Case Study #3: Installation of Electrical Manufacturing Supporting System at Arconic
Attila Vincze,Arconic Wheel and Transportation Products
We have seen lots of smart manufacturing solutions built on collecting key process parameters about manufacturing to have real-time reaction possibilities and permits analytics on collected data. What about the processes which are not connected directly to the product, however they are essential for the stability of production – quantity, quality, cost, safety? Presenting solutions which are already deployed and under development, based on USE CASEs.
Case Study #4: MES = Data or efficiency?!
Imre Eichhardt, BorgWarner Oroszlány Ltd., Director of Operations
Case Study #5: MES On-Demand
Gergely Ádám Kis, Com-Forth Kft, Business Development Manager
Case Study #6: How to use weight measurement for supporting our manufacturing process?
László Kun, Bizerba Mérleg Hungária Ltd., Industrial Sales Manager
3 Major Considerations to Bring Industrial IoT to Reality
Péter Bóna, CEO, Com-Forth, György Melegh, Presales and Technical Support Engineer, Com-Forth
Collecting data is the basis of data analytics. If you don't have accurate, automatically collected, real-time data, then data analytics doesn't make much sense. Recently many studies have been published referring to the main challenges and barriers to start the industrial IoT journey. These challenges are related to first of all Connectivity (collecting real-time data directly from the processes), secondly to create a bridge between IT and OT (Operational Technology), and last but not least Cyber Security. During the presentation, we will introduce some ideas and best practices how to handle real-time data acquisition and how to connect OT systems like PLC, SCADA directly to the Cloud for data analytics.
IIoT-Ready Edge Controller
András Sós, Com-Forth Kft., Application Developer Engineer
Automation and IIoT made simple. groov EPIC, the world’s first Edge Programmable Industrial Controller. Monitor, control, get data, and visualize equipment, processes, cloud services all in one single system, using open source technologies. Introduction to MQTT, a pub/sub communication concept, on an Industrial Controller.
Networking Coffee Break
Preparation for Industry 4.0 in practice
Balázs Tordai, IVSZ, Industry 4.0 Expert
Wake up run for Industry 4.0 :)
Meeting at the Hotel Lobby at 6:50 am.
Opening and Welcome - Day 2
Péter Bóna, CEO, Com-Forth Kft.
Dashboards, analyses based on big data for the support of manufacturing
Jenő Csanaki, Opel Szentgotthárd Ltd., Unit Manager, Machining
Roundtable Discussion: Big Data, Business Intelligence in Manufacturing
Networking Coffee Break
Who is interested in Industry 4.0?
Gellért Pulay, IThon.info, Co-Founder
|Before 4th of June||After 4th of June|
|Full event (end users)*||free||150 EUR + VAT|
|Full event**||395 EUR + VAT||495 EUR + VAT|
|Day zero**||145 EUR + VAT||185 EUR + VAT|
|270 EUR + VAT||310 EUR + VAT|
|2nd day**||145 EUR + VAT||185 EUR + VAT|
Any 2 days**
|335 EUR + VAT||435 EUR + VAT|
Register your colleague! We grant further discount for multiple registrations from the same company.
*Senior management (CEO, CIO) of Automotive Manufacturers (OEM), Technology suppliers (Tier I, Tier II) and Raw material manufacturers (Tier III) as well as experts from the following areas:
- Manufacturing, Production, Maintenance
- Purchasing, Sourcing
- Supplier Quality Development, Quality management
- Human Resources
**Sales, Business Development or Marketing Managers from OEM, Tier I, Tier II, Tier III suppliers
**Automatization and ICT manufacturers, distributors, system integrators
In the field of automatization, IT, telecommunication device producer, distributor or reseller (marketing manager, partner manager, sales manager or business development manager).
- Media, journalists
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Com-Forth is one of the most significant distributor of industrial communication, automation and computing in Hungary with a dedicated portfolio for railway. Com-Forth is a 100% family-owned, financial stable Hungarian company, founded in 1988, since then offers systems and integrated solutions, products and services for the field of IT industry and automation.
The industrial network of connected machines with data analytics is creating a new frontier of competitiveness for information-centric modern organizations. Advancements in cloud and in-memory computing, distributed databases and data science, along with proliferation of sensing and controls, have given rise to "big data"—fundamentally changing the ways in which individuals, organizations and machines interact with their intelligent environments. Convergence of these physical and digital improvements has paved a way for the Industrial Internet, driving efficiency gains across the production value chain. Standardization, a robust policy framework, and education for skilled workers are also key efforts that need to come together to enable the 4th Industrial Revolution.
Moxa provides a full spectrum of quality products for industrial networking, computing, and automation, and maintains a distribution and service network that reaches customers in more than 70 countries. Our products have connected over 30 million devices worldwide in a wide range of applications, including factory automation, smart rail, smart grid, intelligent transportation, oil & gas, marine, and mining. By continually improving staff expertise in a variety of technologies and markets, we aim to be the first choice for industrial automation solutions.
IRIS certified Moxa has provided key communications, data control, and computing infrastructure for dozens of successful major railway projects around the world. Metro, high speed rail and conventional rolling stock applications on six continents have all used Moxa solutions that were ideal fits for their automatic train operations (ATO), automatic train supervision (ATS), passenger-oriented systems (POS) as well as trackside, signaling, and other communications systems.
Opto 22 is privately held, and its hardware products are widely recognized and highly regarded in the automation industry for their innovation, quality and reliability. These products are manufactured at our 160,000-square-foot manufacturing facility, adjacent to its corporate headquarters in Temecula, California. This factory ships more than half a million products per month, and each is individually tested prior to shipping.
These superior quality assurance standards make Opto 22 confident in guaranteeing all of its optically isolated solid state relays and most I/O modules for life.
Oracle was founded in 1977, and today with more than 420,000 customers and deployments in nearly 150 countries, is the biggest company that offers business solutions. Oracle Big Data solutions can help improve manufacturing and operational efficiency while providing a 360 degree view of the operations that can lead to improved and timely decision making. Big Data based architecture enables organizations to analyze a variety of data sources for improved insights. This, in turn, broadens the analytics and predictive options enabling the achievement of better outcomes.
Bizerba scales and other manufacturing solutions are known is Hungary since almost 50 years. A sales department was created int he 1960s and the Hungarian child company Bizerba Mérleg Hungária Kft. was founded in 1991. Apart from engineering and technical desks, there are also software developers and customer service desks within the Hungarian child company. Their main objective is exclusive distribution and installation of Bizerba products, as well as the maintenance of almost 20,000 devices present on the market.
T-Systems Hungary is Hungary’s largest service provider covering the entire infocommunications sector; in its integrated ICT portfolio it offers telecommunications, IT infrastructure, software application and system integration solutions.
T-Systems Hungary is among the first companies in the region to invest in emerging technologies and to follow the latest business and technological innovation trends. We believe that ICT will become the driver of the business and reshape the market opportunities of a company.
T-Systems was the first to implement vertical - industrial operation, focusing on understanding and serving the needs and market opportunities of its clients on a high level. The depth our solutions support the core activities of some of our clients has significant impact on the success of the given client’s business. As transformation partners, we cooperate with our clients in order to find solutions that would give real answers even to the most complex business and operational issues, taking into consideration industry-specific challenges and specialities.
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