Automation Fair® 2019

Chicago, Illinois • November 20–21, 2019

MAVERICK Technologies is in booth 948

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!

Speaking Schedule
MAVERICK Booth 948

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Time Speaker Topic
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 Charles Toth 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: Control Systems Unite!

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Time Speaker Topic
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: Control Systems Unite!

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Meet the Speakers

Lee Swindler

Lee Swindler
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.

 

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Joel Boisselle

Joel Boisselle
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.

 

 

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Mike Host

Mike Host
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.

 

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Charles Toth

Charles Toth
Chuck has over 12 years of automation industry experience working multiple industries from the manufacturing floor up through the MES layer. He has been with MAVERICK for 7 years, where he started as a Senior Engineer. Chuck holds an M.S.E.E. degree from Ohio University, he studied at the Center for Advanced Software System Integration.

 

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John Clemons

John Clemons
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.

 

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Bruce Billedeaux

Bruce Billedeaux
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.

 

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