The drive towards digitalisation - The future of digitalisation in UK process industries.

Featured Panellist:

Donal BourkeManager - Yokogawa UK & Ireland's New Business and Digital Enterprise Solutions (DES) business groups

Time & Location

Wednesday: 11.00 to 12.00, Stage 4

About this session:

Hosted by GAMBICA, the Trade Association for Instrumentation, Control, Automation and Laboratory Technology

Digitalisation, digital transformation, Industry 4.0 and Smart-everything!… It’s easy for buzzword weariness to set in, but what does it all mean for the future of UK process industries? In this feature 1hr session, experts from the world of digitalisation and process automation give their view of the digitalisation landscape; where the UK Chemical industry is on the journey, the challenges faced, and what the future looks like.

Host: Scott Pepper, Sector Head – Process Instrumentation & Control, GAMBICA

Featured Panellists:

ABB – Dr. David Lincoln – Digital lead, Measurement & Analytics

Accenture – Jürgen Weichenberger – Data Science Senior Principal

Emerson – Travis Hesketh – Vice President Marketing

Endress+Hauser – Phil Waterworth – Project Engineer/Digital Technology Specialist

Siemens – Ian Elsby – Head of Chemical Industry GB&I

Yokogawa Europe B.V. – Marcel Kelder – Director Advanced Solutions

Featured Panellist Bio:

Donal Bourke is Manager for Yokogawa UK & Ireland’s New Business and Digital Enterprise Solutions (DES) business groups. He is a graduate of Griffith College Dublin (BA) and holds an MSc in Information Systems Management from NUI Galway.

As the manager for Yokogawa’s DES Group, Donal works with customers in the process manufacturing industries providing professional services and technologies for IIoT, OT Cyber Security and Smart Manufacturing.