9:00 am, Thursday, October 23, 2019 – Welcome Addresses
9:30 am, Thursday, October 23, 2019 – Opening Keynote I
10:15 am, Thursday, October 23, 2019 – Opening Keynote II
Director, Digital Enterprise and MindSphere
Digital Factory Division
Siemens Canada Limited
Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Digital Enterprise “Industry 4.0” and Mindsphere “Open Cloud based IoT Operating system”
As Director of Digital Enterprise at Siemens Canada, Shalabh Bakshi is responsible for helping Canadian customers realize their “Digital Enterprise” by providing them with Digitalization and Industry 4.0 roadmaps and technological solutions that will drive the digital transformation within their organizations. In addition, he leads Siemens Canada’s MindSphere; Siemens open, cloud-based IoT operating system.
For both responsibilities, Mr. Bakshi sets the strategic direction, engages actively in business development, as well as marketing, integration and service delivery to support his teams and enable various product portfolios across software and automation.
His background is a mix of consulting, sales/business development, strategy and technology leadership. Prior to his current role, Mr. Bakshi has held many leadership positions with Siemens since joining the organization in 2012. These include Business Head for Digitalization Consulting, Division Sales Strategy and Business Development in the ASEAN region. Most recently he developed and established a new business model for Siemens which received funding from the Singapore government.
Mr. Bakshi is an established Technology thought leader thriving on engineering excellence, Cloud and Big data, Simulation and other digital technologies. Mr. Bakshi has extensive international and cultural experience and has worked globally with large multinational organizations.
In addition to being an Electronics & Communication Engineer, Mr. Bakshi also holds a Masters in International Business from University of Birmingham, UK. He spends his free time mentoring youngsters on strategy and technology projects and enjoys travelling.
11:00 Networking Break
11:30 am – 12:15 pm,October 23, 2019 – Wednesday Keynote III
12:15 pm – 1:20 pm, October 23, 2019 – Wednesday Keynote IV
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, September 23, 2019 – Wednesday Networking LUNCH Buffet
9:40 am – 10:20 am, October 24, 2019 – Thursday Morning Keynote I
Andrew K.S. Jardine, PhD, P.Eng., CEng, FCAE, FIIE, FISEAM (Hon.)
Professor Emeritus, Industrial Engineering
Department of Mechanical and industrial Engineering
Founding Director of the Centre for Maintenance Optimization & Reliability Engineering (C-MORE)
University of Toronto, Canada
Dr. Andrew K.S. Jardine was Founding Director of the Centre for Maintenance Optimization & Reliability Engineering (C-MORE). He is author of economic life software AGE/CON and PERDEC, licensed to organizations in the transportation, mining, electrical utilities, and process industries, and author of OREST software used for optimizing component preventive replacement decisions and forecasting demand for spare parts. In addition to writing software, C-MORE has developed and commercialised two software packages: EXAKT for the optimization of condition based maintenance decisions and SMS for optimization of stock holding policies for slow-moving expensive capital spares.
Dr. Jardine is a prolific researcher and advocate of advances in maintenance decision-making and reliability engineering. His views are sought after by industry, he has published numerous books and papers, and he presents his work at professional seminars and conferences worldwide. His first maintenance-related book, Maintenance, Replacement and Reliability (1973) is in its 6th printing. He is co-editor with J.D. Campbell of Maintenance Excellence: Optimizing Equipment Life Cycle Decisions (2001); the second edition was published in 2010 as Asset Management Excellence: Optimizing Equipment Life-Cycle Decisions. The second edition of the bestselling Maintenance, Replacement & Reliability: Theory and Applications (2006), co-authored with Dr. A.H.C. Tsang, appeared in 2013.
In 1998, Professor Emeritus Jardine was the first recipient of the Sergio Guy Memorial Award from the Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the maintenance profession and was elected a Fellow of both the Institute of Industrial Engineers and the Canadian Academy of Engineering in 2013. In 2013 he also received the Lifetime Achievement award from the International Society for Engineering Asset Management. In 2014 he was admitted to the status of Honorary Fellow of the International Society of Engineering Asset Management.
10:20 am – 11:00 am, October 24, 2019 – Thursday Morning Keynote II
11:00 Networking Break
11:30 am – 12:15 pm,October 24, 2019 – Thursday Keynote III
12:15 pm – 1:20 pm, October 24, 2019 – Thursday Keynote IV
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, October 24, 2019 – Thursday Networking LUNCH Buffet
9:40 am – 10:20 am, October 25, 2019 – Friday Morning Keynote I
10:20 am – 11:00 am, October 25, 2019 – Friday, Morning Keynote II
11:00 Networking Break
11:30 am – 12:15 pm,October 25, 2019 – Friday Keynote III
12:15 pm – 1:20 pm, October 25, 2019 – Friday Keynote IV
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, October 25, 2019 – Friday Networking LUNCH Buffet