The future is now – smart factories have arrived. We are in the midst of the fourth industrial revolution known as Industry 4.0. Driven by the industrial internet of things, manufacturers are incorporating advanced technologies to transform equipment into smart objects and create a connected environment that allows them to automate, analyze, and adapt innovative, new ways. With opportunities in energy management, asset tracking, and predictive maintenance to more advanced applications such as artificial intelligence and machine learning; the possibilities are virtually endless.
Join us to learn:
- What is industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things? And why does it matter?
- What are some of the driving forces behind this movement?
- Industries that are leading the pack in adoption
- Specific examples of early adopters
- The role lighting can play as the foundation for an intelligent environment infrastructure
Vertical Marketing Manager – Industrial
Current, Powered by GE
Ian Cohen, MS is the Product Marketing Manager responsible for Cority’s Environmental and Safety initiatives. Before taking this role, Ian was Cority’s Environmental Product Manager, where he was responsible for developing Cority’s Environmental Compliance and Data Management Suite. Prior to working with Cority, Ian was an environmental specialist at Florida Power & Light Company, a NextEra Energy, Inc., company, where he led the development, implementation, and management of various environmental management systems and programs. Ian is well versed in the development of enterprise environmental management information systems and is a subject matter expert in corporate sustainability, including program development, annual reporting and stakeholder communications.
Ian earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a Master of Science in Environmental Science, both from The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
Vice President & Group Publisher
Business Sector Media
Tim Hermes is the Vice President & Group Publisher for Environmental Leader, Energy Manager Today, and the ELEMCON Conference. A 25-year B2B publishing veteran, he has won numerous publishing awards and is a recognized speaker and presenter at industry events on helping publishers achieve better audience interaction, present new media vehicles, think creatively to deliver engaging content, and drive media revenue. He makes an aggressive effort to quickly understand the markets his brands are serving and to understand the needs, challenges and solutions of both the user and vendor communities. Tim joined Business Sector Media in 2017 and increased revenue 20%, social media by 30%, and open rates by 5%. In the past time his team has launched several new publications and awards programs. He is a graduate of James Madison University and the Northwestern University Executive Publishing program. A known leader in online B2B video, TimTalks is his newest concept.