D2K’s Mark Walker Speaking at PHM 2019 in Scottsdale
Our Chief Technologist Mark Walker will be a participating speaker on a panel and at a workshop at the Annual Conference of the Prognostics and Health Management Society in Scottsdale, Arizona from September 21-26.
On Monday September 23rd, Mark will be speaking at a sub-session of the Measurement and Evaluation for PHM in Manufacturing workshop. From 12.30-2.00pm. This discussion-based event will feature panel presentations and discussions from industry, government, and academia operating/focused in advancing monitoring, diagnostic, and prognostic (collectively known as prognostic and health management (PHM)) capabilities within manufacturing operations with a specific emphasis on how PHM technologies are evaluated.
Mark will discuss several software methodologies currently being considered by or being offered to manufacturers to address the evolving challenges being faced in complying with the objectives of Smart Manufacturing or Industry 4.0.
On Tuesday September 24th, Mark will be participating on the PHM for Manufacturing panel. The panel, including a diverse group of speakers from industry and academia, of will discuss a future vision of the Indusial Internet of Things (IIoT) that will provide:
· Maintenance systems with self-diagnostic PHM capabilities that enable manufacturers to achieve and sustain near-zero breakdown of performance.
· Identification of current health and early signs of problems that will give manufacturers the trusted information they need to optimize production.
· Online sensor-based solutions to transform machine tools into smart machine tools
· An open discussion to explore the potential impact of these relatively new approaches to other industries.