Automation Fair® 2019
Chicago, Illinois • November 20–21, 2019
Our industry experts are sharing their insights on the latest technologies, standards and best practices at the MAVERICK theatre in booth 948. Each topic highlights the challenges faced in various industries and touches on the breadth of MAVERICK’s lifecycle support. You will be able to engage with our industry experts, ask questions, discuss automation topics and even chat one on one after each presentation. You won’t want to miss it!
|9:00am||John Clemons||Smart Manufacturing: What's Smart Got to Do with It?|
|10:00am||Bruce Billedeaux||The Dark Net Threat: Oh It's Real!|
|11:00am||Lee Swindler||HP-HMI: How to Make Operators (and your process) Happy!|
|12:00pm||Brian Batts||DCS Migration like You've Never Seen It Before|
|1:00pm||Bruce Billedeaux||Cyber Security Standards - I Don't Always Think About Cyber Security, but When I Do, It's Usually Too Late!|
|2:00pm||Lee Swindler||What Makes Automation Projects so Difficult?|
|3:00pm||Joel Boisselle||Startup and Commissioning - It's Risky Business!|
|4:00pm||Mike Host||No Power Struggle Here: Process and Power Control Systems Unite!|
|8:30am||John Clemons||Smart Manufacturing: What's Smart Got to Do with It?|
|9:30am||Bruce Billedeaux||The Dark Net Threat: Oh It's Real!|
|10:30am||Joel Boisselle||Startup and Commissioning - It's Risky Business!|
|11:30am||Lee Swindler||What Makes Automation Projects so Difficult?|
|12:30pm||Bruce Billedeaux||Cyber Security Standards - I Don't Always Think About Cyber Security, but When I Do, It's Usually Too Late!|
|1:30pm||Lee Swindler||HP-HMI: How to Make Operators (And Your Process) Happy!|
|2:30pm||Mike Host||No Power Struggle Here: Process and Power Control Systems Unite!|
Lee has 30+ years of automation industry experience, including 21 years in manufacturing and 10 in engineering services. Lee holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification along with being a TÜV Certified Functional Safety Engineer (FSEng). He has a B.S.E.E degree from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.
Joel Boisselle works out of MAVERICK’s world headquarters in Columbia, Illinois. He joined MAVERICK in February 2016 and is currently Director of Design and Field Services where he brings years of expertise in using technology and automation to improve operational effectiveness.
Mike has spent his almost 20 year career working both at Rockwell Automation and MAVERICK Technologies. His time has been split between process control and power control disciplines. He has worked in both engineering services and product development businesses and is currently Operations Manager West Region. Mike has a B.S.E.E from the University of WI Milwaukee and a Masters in Business Administration from Marquette University.
Brian manages MAVERICK’s proposal and estimating group, operational consulting practice, technology leadership team, and procurement organization. With more than 22 years of experience in engineering and consulting, Brian brings diverse experience working in systems engineering, business development, project management, and commercial development.
John has over 30 years experience in technology engineering product and service innovation, project management and consulting. He is a Construction SME/Consultant at MAVERICK. John is a champion of lean manufacturing, operational excellence, quality, and other paradigms that optimize productivity, efficiency and profitability.
Bruce Billedeaux, senior consultant for wireless, energy optimization and cybersecurity at MAVERICK Technologies, a leading platform-independent automation solutions provider offering industrial automation, strategic manufacturing solutions and enterprise integration services for all the process industries.