Annual event - 3rd edition

HARTING INDUSTRIAL ETHERNET WEEK 2024

Do not miss: HARTING Industrial Ethernet Week 3 inspires and updates you with solutions for driving industrial transformation.

HARTING Industrial Ethernet Week 3 keeps you up to date. The 3rd edition of this annual event brings pioneers of industrial digitalization from a range of global market leaders to the stage. Experience an exciting conference with keynotes, use cases, discussions, expert talks and tech sessions. Industrial Ethernet turns the vision of IIoT and seamless sensor-to-cloud communication into reality. Join us and let's focus on this for a week!

HARTING Industrial Ethernet Week 3

 

WITH CONTRIBUTORS FROM

 

 

 

DAY 1
SPOTLIGHT ON AI AND IIOT PLATFORMS

DAY 2
SPOTLIGHT ON FACTORY INSTALLATION

DAY 3
SPOTLIGHT ON DEVICE DESIGN

 

DETAILED SCHEDULE

SCHEDULE - DAY 1 - 27 FEBRUARY

9:30h CET
WELCOME TO THE HARTING INDUSTRIAL ETHERNET WEEK 3
Kilian Schmale, Head of Industry Segment Management & Marketing at HARTING Technology Group
Robert Weber, Expert on AI in industry, host of the podcast Industrial AI and Managing Director of Pixel Komma Ton

9:35h CET
THE POTENTIAL AND REALITY OF GENERATIVE AI IN INDUSTRIALS
Danny Smith, Principal Strategist for Artificial Intelligence responsible for Automotive, Industrial, and Manufacturing Industries at Amazon Web Services

10:00h CET
THE IMPERATIVE OF A FLEXIBLE SMART FACTORY PLATFORM: UNLEASHING THE POTENTIAL OF IIOT, AI, AND ANALYTICS
Sebastian Creischer, Business Development Manager at ICONICS
Anja Mrosowski, Business Development Managerin at Mitsubishi Electric

10:30h CET
USE OF AI TECHNOLOGY IN IMAGE PROCESSING SYSTEMS: POSSIBILITIES AND LIMITS OF APPLICATION
Joachim Finke, Head of PM Network Interface Connectors at HARTING Technology Group
Jan Nieswandt, Product Market Manager at SICK

10:50h CET  - BREAK

10:55h CET
THE INTELLIGENT FACTORY: HOW MACHINES LEARN TO THINK WITH GENERATIVE AI
Dr. Theo Steininger, Gründer & CEO at Erium

11:20h CET
AI MEETS IOT: PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS FROM  INDUSTRIAL COMPANIES IN THE IOT USE CASE NETWORK
Madeleine Mickeleit, CEO & Founder of IoT Use Case

11:35h CET
DISCUSSION: AI IMPLEMENTATION IN MANUFACTURING
Panel discussion with all AI experts of the day

12:00h CET
WRAP-UP AND END OF DAY 1

 

SCHEDULE - DAY 2 - 28 FEBRUARY

9:30h CET
SPOTLIGHT ON AUTOMATION NETWORKS: CERTIFICATION & TROUBLE SHOOTING IN END TO END PROFINET CABLING
Thomas Hüsch, Technical Support & Training at Softing IT Networks GmbH

09:50h CET
THE CHALLENGE OF FIELD INSTALLATION: CRITICAL POINTS TO CONSIDER
Thomas Hüsch, Technical Support & Training at Softing IT Networks GmbH
Joachim Finke, Head of PM Network Interface Connectors at HARTING Technology Group
Matthias Speer, Head of Global Product Management at HARTING Technology Group

10:10h CET
QUICK, FAST AND PROCESS SAVE: INNOVATIVE CONNECTIVITY FOR FIELD INSTALLATION
Lennart Koch, Global Product Manager at HARTING Technology Group
Matthias Domberg, Global Product Manager at HARTING Technology Group
Maximilian Rohrer, Global Product Manager at HARTING Technology Group

10:40h CET - BREAK

10:50h CET
SPOTLIGHT ON HARSH ENVIROMENTS: CHALLENGES TO PASS FOR INDUSTRIAL ETHERNET CONNECTIVITY
Heiko Meier, Product Manager at HARTING Technology Group
Joachim Finke, Head of PM Network Interface Connectors at HARTING Technology Group

11:05h CET
FROM THE LAB: HOW HARTING GUARANTEES RELIABLE & ROBUSTNESS CONNECTITIONS FOR HARSH ENVIRONMENTS
Dr. Stephan Middelkamp, General Manager Quality & Technologies at HARTING Technology Group
Joachim Finke, Head of PM Network Interface Connectors at HARTING Technology Group

11:25h CET
PLUG & PLAY: TESTED CABLE ASSEMBLIES FOR EACH APPLICATION
Matthias Speer, Head of Global Product Management at HARTING Technology Group
Vitali Philippi, Product Manager at HARTING Technology Group

11:40h CET
DISCOVER THE HARTING ENGINEERING DATA & SERVICES
Maximilian-Wilhelm von Behren, Digital Transformation Manager at HARTING Technology Group

11:55h CET
WRAP-UP AND END OF DAY 2

 

SCHEDULE - DAY 3 - 29 FEBRUARY

9:30h CET
SINGLE PAIR ETHERNET: CONNECTING THE FIELD LEVEL TO THE NETWORK
Thomas Rodenbusch-Mohr, Director Global Product Line Management - Wired Networking Products at Belden Deutschland
Frank Moritz, Technical Industry Manager at SICK AG

9:55h CET
AWARDING PIONEERS: SPE DESIGN CHALLENGE 2023
Matthias Fritsche, Head of Technical Working Group at SPE Industrial Partner Network
Martin Leihenseder, Senior Specialist Signal & Communications at Würth Elektronik eiSos

10:20h CET
SPOTLIGHT ON POWER OVER ETHERNET:  HOW TO DESIGN A GIGABIT ETHERNET INTERFACE WITH POE
Martin Leihenseder, Senior Specialist Signal & Communications at Würth Elektronik eiSos

10:45h CET - BREAK

10:55h CET
HIGH PERFORMANCE AND INNOVATIVE ETHERNET PCB CONNECTIVITY
Marian Dümke, Global Product Manager at HARTING Technology Group
Nikolaj Ponomarjow, Global Product Manager at HARTING Technology Group
Maximilian Rohrer, Global Product Manager at HARTING Technology Group

11:20h CET
ETHERNET TRANSMISSION UNDER HARSH ENVIRONMENTS
Stephan Middelkamp, General Manager Quality & Technologies at HARTING Technology Group
Joachim Finke, Head of PM Network Interface Connectors at HARTING Technology Group

11:35h CET
HOLISTIC COST & RISK MANAGEMENT IN NEW ELECTRONIC DESIGNS
Sascha Bütterling, Sales Director DACH - Enterprise SaaS at Supplyframe
Maximilian-Wilhelm von Behren, Digital Transformation Manager at HARTING Technology Group

12:00h CET
WRAP-UP AND END OF DAY 3

 

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27 FEBRUARY - DAY 1: SPOTLIGHT ON AI AND IIOT PLATFORMS

WELCOME TO INDUSTRIAL ETHERNET WEEK 3
Kilian Schmale, Head of Industry Segment Management & Marketing at HARTING Technology Group and host of the HARTING Industrial Ethernet Week 3, welcomes you and gives an overview of all the topics that await you: Solutions, AI in manufacturing, IIoT platforms, factory installation and device design. As the day's other presenter, Robert Weber, expert on AI in industry, host of the podcast Industrial AI and Managing Director of Pixel Komma Ton, will be welcoming you.


 

THE POTENTIAL AND REALITY OF GENERATIVE AI IN INDUSTRIALS
Danny Smith, Principal Strategist for Artificial Intelligence responsible for Automotive, Industrial, and Manufacturing Industries at Amazon Web Services will discuss the current state of Generative AI in the industrial sector, common use-cases every industrial should be deploying, the technologies and architectures that every business leader should know, and key lessons learned in the last 18 months.


 

THE IMPERATIVE OF A FLEXIBLE SMART FACTORY PLATFORM: UNLEASHING THE POTENTIAL OF IIOT, AI, AND ANALYTICS
What are the requirements of a central production platform for handling data connectivity and processing information, aiming for maximum flexibility. Sebastian Creischer, Business Development Manager at ICONICS and Anja Mrosowski, Business Development Managerin at Mitsubishi Electric will introduce different levels of data analysis and effective intelligence distribution within a factory, along with actionable recommendations for selecting and using such platforms.


 

USE OF AI TECHNOLOGY IN IMAGE PROCESSING SYSTEMS: POSSIBILITIES AND LIMITS OF APPLICATION
Sick AG is already using artificial intelligence very successfully in various image processing systems. Jan Niewswandt, Product Market Manager at SICK and Joachim Finke, Head of PM Network Interface Connectors at HARTING Technology Group will explain the outstanding possibilities as well as the limits in the application of artificial intelligence in camera systems.


 

THE INTELLIGENT FACTORY: HOW MACHINES LEARN TO THINK WITH GENERATIVE AI
Dr. Theo Steininger, Founder & CEO at Erium will explain the transformative role of generative AI in modern manufacturing, highlighting its application in enhancing the capabilities of injection molding machines. Discover how AI empowers machines to proactively detect issues and assist operators with data-driven solutions, leading to a new era of intelligent and self-optimizing factories.


 

AI MEETS IOT: PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS FROM INDUSTRIAL COMPANIES IN THE IOT USE CASE NETWORK
Madeleine Mickeleit, CEO & Founder of IoT Use Case, the Berlin-based expert network, presents real AI applications from well-known industrial companies that are already in use today in a wide variety of scenarios.


 

DISCUSSION: AI IMPLEMENTATION IN MANUFACTURING
There's no doubt about it: AI in manufacturing has huge potential and leads to greater productivity. We discuss the first steps, potential, risks and limits with our AI experts of the day. Panelists are:

  • Danny Smith, Principal Strategist for Artificial Intelligence responsible for Automotive, Industrial, and Manufacturing Industries at Amazon Web Services
  • Sebastian Creischer, Business Development Manager at ICONICS
  • Anja Mrosowski, Business Development Managerin at Mitsubishi Electric
  • Jan Niewswandt, Product Market Manager at SICK
  • Joachim Finke, Head of PM Network Interface Connectors at HARTING Technology Group
  • Dr. Theo Steininger, Founder & CEO at Halerium

28 FEBRUARY - DAY 2: SPOTLIGHT ON FACTORY INSTALLATION

SPOTLIGHT ON AUTOMATION NETWORKS: CERTIFICATION & TROUBLE SHOOTING IN END TO END PROFINET CABLING
Watch out, network installers! Thomas Hüsch, Technical Support & Training at Softing IT Networks GmbH will give guidance on the most important criteria to certify Profinet Installations. In addition to this, he will point out best practice in trouble-shooting!


 

THE CHALLENGE OF FIELD INSTALLATION: CRITICAL POINTS TO CONSIDER
Network Installers prefer pre-assembled and tested overmolded cable assemblies. However, there will always be the need for field installalltion. Matthias Speer, Head of Global Product Management at HARTING Technology Group, Thomas Hüsch, Technical Support & Training at Softing IT Networks GmbH and Joachim Finke, Head of PM Network Interface Connectors at HARTING Technology Group will share the most essential points to consider for a save and reliable assembly process.


 

QUICK, FAST AND PROCESS SAVE: INNOVATIVE CONNECTIVITY FOR FIELD INSTALLATION
Maximilian Rohrer, Matthias Domberg and Lennart Koch, Product Managers at the HARTING Technology Group will introduce 3 innovative connectivity solutions for field assembly for IP20 and IP65 applications.


 

SPOTLIGHT ON HARSH ENVIROMENTS: CHALLENGES TO PASS FOR INDUSTRIAL ETHERNET CONNECTIVITY
Railway, Machinery or Robotics: Industrial Ethernet Installations are deploeyed almost everywhere. The connectivity has to guarantee a save and reliable transmission even under harshest industrial evironments. Joachim Finke and Heiko Meier will give an overview on the specific challenges to pass.


 

FROM THE LAB: HOW HARTING GUARANTEES RELIABLE & ROBUSTNESS CONNECTITIONS FOR HARSH ENVIRONMENTS
Dr. Stephan Middelkamp, General Manager Quality & Technologies and Joachim Finke, Head of PM Network Interface Connectors at HARTING Technology Group will give insights on how HARTING reaches the outstanding quality and robustness, our connectivity is globally famous for.


 

PLUG & PLAY: TESTED CABLE ASSEMBLIES FOR EACH APPLICATION
The ideal installation is using by pre-assembled cable assemblies, which are tailored for the corresponding application! Matthias Speer, Head of Global Product Management and Vitali Philippi, Product Manager at HARTING Technology Group will introduce the huge solution range of HARTING Ethernet cable assemblies!


 

DISCOVER THE HARTING ENGINEERING DATA & SERVICES
Save time with the use of the HARTING Engineering Data & Product Services. Discover the the digital services with Maximilian-Wilhelm von Behren, Digital Transformation Manager at HARTING Technology Group.

29 FEBRUARY - DAY 3: SPOTLIGHT ON DEVICE DESIGN

SINGLE PAIR ETHERNET: CONNECTING THE FIELD LEVEL TO THE NETWORK
Thomas Rodenbusch-Mohr, Director Global Product Line Management - Wired Networking Products at Belden Deutschland and Frank Moritz, Technical Industry Manager at SICK AG will point out the potential of Single Pair Ethernet and challenges to pass to connect end devices to the network by Single Pair Ethernet.


 

AWARDING PIONEERS: SPE DESIGN CHALLENGE 2023
Matthias Fritsche, Head of Technical Working Group at SPE Industrial Partner Network and Martin Leihenseder, Senior Specialist Signal & Communications at Würth Elektronik eiSos will present the winners of the SPE Design Challenge 2023 and recognize the winner in the Industry category as well as introduce the winning application! Also, the work of the SPE Industrial Partner Network will be introduced.

 


 

SPOTLIGHT ON POWER OVER ETHERNET: HOW TO DESIGN A GIGABIT ETHERNET INTERFACE WITH POE
When hardware designer search for information on how to design an Ethernet interface, they almost find nothing. In this presentation Martin Leihenseder, Senior Specialist Signal & Communications at Würth Elektronik eiSos will explain most important points to consider for a GigaBit Ethernet Design with PoE, such as part function, grounding, component placement and layout.


 

HIGH PERFORMANCE AND INNOVATIVE ETHERNET PCB CONNECTIVITY
Miniaturized, compact & powerful! The innovative PCB connectivity of HARTING enables new possibilities in device design. Learn more from the HARTING Technology Group Product Managers Nikolaj Ponomarjow, Marian Dümke and Maximilian Rohrer.


 

ETHERNET TRANSMISSION UNDER HARSH ENVIRONMENTS
Shock, vibration and EMC pollution: Industrial Ethernet devices needed to be reliable under harsh environments. Learn more about the requirements Ethernet PCB Connectors need to widthstand and how the HARTING Technology Group ensures the quality from design to qualification and production. Dr. Stephan Middelkamp, General Manager Quality & Technologies and Joachim Finke, Head of PM Network Interface Connectors at HARTING Technology Group will give insides!


 

HOLISTIC COST & RISK MANAGEMENT IN NEW ELECTRONIC DESIGNS
Increasing complexity within electronic designs creates new challenges for engineers and reveals the need for resilient cost management across the entire company. A holistic approach from the beginning works best when combined with real-time intelligence and accurate forecasts that empower teams to mitigate risk during the design phase and throughout the product lifecycle. Discover with Sascha Bütterling, Sales Director DACH - Enterprise SaaS at Supplyframe and Maximilian-Wilhelm von Behren, Digital Transformation Manager at HARTING Technology Group how you can stay ahead of the curve with cutting-edge intelligence and be prepared for what’s next.


 

 

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About HARTING
The HARTING Technology Group is a leading global provider of industrial connectivity. Around 6,200 employees are active across the globe in 44 sales companies, 15 production facilities and six development sites. HARTING connectivity solutions are used to transmit "data, signals and power" in numerous industrial sectors. Among others, in transportation, electromobility, renewable energy production, automation and mechanical engineering. In the 2022/23 business year the family owned and managed company generated sales of EUR 1,036 million.