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Intel, Siemens, Uptake leaders among keynote speakers for Smart Industry 2016

By Smart Industry

May 10, 2016

Following its debut conference last fall tackling top issues and trends pertaining to the digital manufacturing revolution and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Smart Industry has announced the lineup of industry leaders who will give keynote presentations at this year's conference and expo, taking place Sept. 26-28 in Chicago.

Some of the brightest and most innovative minds in the industry will take the stage to discuss the opportunities and challenges being brought about by manufacturing's digital transformation at Chicago's legendary Drake Hotel.

The lineup includes:

  • Sven Schrecker, chief cybersecurity architect, IoT solutions at Intel

  • Brad Keywell, CEO of Chicago-based Uptake Technologies

  • Joe Sinfield, senior partner at Innosight

  • Helmuth Ludwig, executive VP and chief digital officer at Siemens PLM Software

More than 250 manufacturing innovators and technology experts from companies including Rockwell Automation, Tyson, GE, Cisco, Emerson and Dow Corning participated in last year's inaugural conference. For the full lineup of this year's keynote speakers and to register for the conference, visit