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Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Time Session Stream
08:30 - 08:35 Welcome & Keynote Speech
Nadine Bloxsome, Programme Director, Future Aluminium Forum
08:35 - 08:45 Polish Aluminium Industry Overview
Mikolaj Szeptycki, President, Poland Smelting Technologies
08:45 - 09:15 Accelerating the Journey to Industry 4.0 for Aluminium Enterprises
Manish Chawla, General Manager, Global Industrial Products, IBM
09:15 - 09:35 AI+AL: Optimising Aluminium Production with Machine Learning
Emeli Dral, Chief Data Scientist, Mechanica AI
09:35 - 09:55 Reveal Treasure with Digital Twins
Gunther Schober, Sales Manager, PSI Metals, Non Ferrous GmbH
09:55 - 10:20 Bringing Autonomous Decision Making and Human-Machine Interaction to Core Processes
Kevin Sipin, Director - Technology, Quantillion Technologies
10:20 - 10:30 Q&A for Session One: Adopting Digital Initiatives
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break & Exhibition Time
11:00 - 11:15 Upstream & Downstream Digitisation
Marc Gillis, Metals & Mining Industry Manager, Rockwell Automation
11:15 - 11:30 Intelligent Running of your Smart Assets
Stefan Koch, Global Leads for Metals, SAP
Markus Krabel, Business Solution Director, Industrial Machinery, SAP SE
11:30 - 11:45 Towards a Digital and Real-time Supply Chain
Simon Sebergsen, Head of Sales & Marketing, Klaveness Digital
11:45 - 12:00 Selecting & Substituting Materials in the Digital Age
Melissa Albeck, CEO, Matmatch GmbH
12:00 - 12:15 Q&A for Session Two: Working on a Smarter Supply Chain
12:15 - 12:30 Using Industry 4.0 to Reduce Potroom Emissions
Mark Dorreen, Vice President - Technical, Energia Potior
12:30 - 12:45 Using Vision, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Augmented Reality in an Industrial Environment
Remco Dumortier, Business Development Manager, Aluro
12:45 - 13:00 Robotisation in the Smelter: Challenges, Solutions and Possibilities
Jean-Francois Desmeules, Vice President, Technologies & R&D, Dynamic Concept
13:00 - 13:15 Q&A for Session Three: Industry 4.0 in Action
13:15 - 14:15 Lunch & Exhibition Time
14:15 - 14:35 Digital Transformation Applied - ICSOBA
Israel Oliveira Rocha, Quality Specialist, Hydro Paragominas
14:35 - 14:55 Benefit of Digital Project Delivery - ICSOBA
Carlo Cristofari, Managing Director Digital Technical Services, Hatch
14:55 - 15:15 Pretium Plant Optimizer Application - ICSOBA
Michael Missalla, VP New Business Opportunities, Outotec
15:00 - 15:15 Aluminium Industry Digitalization - ICSOBA
Serge Despinasse, Aluminium Technology and IT Director, Fives
15:15 - 15:30 Q&A for Session Four: ICSOBA Collaborative Session
15:35 - 16:00 Coffee Break & Exhibition Time
16:00 - 16:20 Use of digital twins - ICSOBA
Hans Erik Vatne, Chief Technology Officer, Norsk Hydro
16:20 - 16:40 Digital Twin in Smelters - ICSOBA
Ioannis Karnachoritis, Potlines Manager, Aluminium of Greece
Laith Al-Hindawi, Global Sales Manager, Digital Smelter, GE Power
16:40 - 17:00 EGA road map for Industry - ICSOBA
Abdalla Al Zarooni, Vice President, Technology Development & Transfer, Emirates Global Aluminium
17:00 - 17:20 Aluminium smelter process - ICSOBA
André Augé, Senior Data Scientist, Rio Tinto
17:20 - 18:00 Discussion Panel - ICSOBA

Thursday 23rd May 2019

Time Session Stream
08:30 - 09:00 Case Study: Applying Digitalisation to Processes at RUSAL's Aluminium Smelters
Viktor Buzunov, Director, Aluminium Technology & Technical Implementation, United Company RUSAL Engineering and Technology Center
09:00 - 09:30 The Future of the Electricity Generation
Geoff Matthews, Vice President, Energia Potior
09:30 - 09:45 Harnessing the Power of Accumulated Data
Hans Peintinger, General Manager, QuinLogic GmbH
Helga Evers, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, QuinLogic GmbH
09:45 - 10:00 Through-Process Optimisation (TPO), an integrated Solution for Aluminium Production
Wolfgang Oberaigner, Head of Through-Process Quality Control, Primetals Technologies
10:00 - 10:15 Smart Industry 4.0 Assistant and Machine Learning in the Aluminium Sector
Mart Althuizen, Data Scientist, Bright Cape
10:15 - 10:30 Q&A for Session Six: Driving Data
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break & Exhibition Time
11:00 - 12:00 European Aluminium - Innovation Hub Session: Digitalisation and Automation for Circularity
Hans Erik Vatne, Chief Technology Officer, Norsk Hydro
David Bastin, University of Liège, Laboratory of Minerals Engineering and Recycling
Gregory Lewis, R&D Engineer, Comet Treatment
Magdalena Garczyńska, Recycling Director, European Aluminium
Christian Leroy, Manager, Innovation Hub, European Aluminium
12:00 - 12:30 Cyber Security Workshop: Achieving Cyber Resilience
Alexeis Garcia-Perez, Reader in Cyber Security Management, Centre of Business in Society of Coventry University (UK)
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch and Exhibition Time
13:30 - 13:45 Materials and Process Technologies for the Lightweight Vehicles of Tomorrow - Latest Developments from the ALLIANCE Project
Marcos Ierides, Innovation Consultant, Bax & Company
13:45 - 14:00 Aluminium Rolling Prediction Models Optimisation by Large Quasi-real-time Database Process Exploration
Francesco Cuzzola, Director, Flat Products, Danieli Automation
Dan Miller, Senior Process Consultant, Innoval Technology
14:00 - 14:15 The Initial Steps on the Road to Digitalisation of Impol
Dr Varužan Kevorkijan, Managing Director, Impol Group
14:15 - 14:30 Clever Searching Via Shape Recognition
Joep Timmermans, Area Sales Manager, mamoko technologies
14:30 - 14:45 Q&A for Session Seven
14:45 - 15:15 Blockchain Buzz
Bala Seshank, Partner at IBM, Global Metals Lead, IBM
15:15 - 15:30 Coffee Break & Exhibition Time
15:30 - 15:45 The Power of i4.0 on Heat Treatment
Claudio Goldbach, CEO, Termica Solutions
15:45 - 16:00 Enhancing Efficiency in Aluminium Tilt Rotary Furnaces
Dr Martin Lawrence, Combustion Development Specialist, Air Products
16:00 - 16:15 Existing Technology to Optimise Performance of the equipment and Improve Working Processes
Surya Romero, International Business Developer, GHI Hornos
16:15 - 16:30 Aluminium Processing Furnaces 4.0
Sławomir Wachowski, Director of Automation Department, Seco Warwick
16:30 - 16:50 Final Focus: The Future of Forging
John McBain, Chief of Forging, Advanced Forming Research Centre
16:50 - 17:00 Final Comments
Nadine Bloxsome, Programme Director, Future Aluminium Forum

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