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K. Eric Harper

Senior Principal Scientist | ABB Corporate Research Raleigh, United States of America
K. Eric Harper

Biography

Specializing in software architecture, analytics and sustainable technologies. K. Eric Harper is elected to represent Large Industry members at the Industrial Internet Consortium as Steering Committee member, and chairs the Technology Working Group and Industrial Artificial Intelligence Task Group.

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13:00h
Workshop | Workshops Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Systems Forum

W4 – Artificial Intelligence:An introductory look at the fundamentals and the role of AI in the digital transformation

Edy Liongosari
Edy Liongosari Accenture Labs Chief Research Scientist
Wael William Diab
Wael William Diab Vice President, AI, IoT Standardization and Strategy (Futurewei Technologies) - Chair (ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42 Artificial Intelligence)
Bassam Zarkout
Bassam Zarkout IGnPower Inc. Executive Vice President
Brad Klenz
Brad Klenz SAS IoT Analytics Architect
Mark Crawford
Mark Crawford SAP Director, Standards Strategy
K. Eric Harper
K. Eric Harper ABB Corporate Research Senior Principal Scientist
28-10-2019 13:00 28-10-2019 16:00 Europe/Madrid W4 – Artificial Intelligence:An introductory look at the fundamentals and the role of AI in the digital transformation

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a key enabler of the fourth industrial revolution. The resulting digital transformation will affect how we work live and play in years to come. AI has been touted as a key enabler in this transformation. The goal of this session is twofold:

- To help you decipher AI: from what it is, to where it has been successfully used and made a significant impact, how to get started, and what the key concerns and challenges in deploying AI

- Discussing how AI will enable the digital transformation through a set of use cases

CC1 - Room 1.4
Mon 28 13:00h - 16:00h CC1 - Room 1.4
12:55h
General Audience | Congress Enabling IOT

EI-01 – Embracing Digital Twin – Getting Started, Adoption Path, Best Practices, and 5-year Outlook

Teresa Tung
Teresa Tung Accenture Labs Managing Director
Brad Klenz
Brad Klenz SAS IoT Analytics Architect
K. Eric Harper
K. Eric Harper ABB Corporate Research Senior Principal Scientist
Birgit Boss
Birgit Boss Robert Bosch Digitalization Engineer
29-10-2019 12:55 29-10-2019 13:40 Europe/Madrid EI-01 – Embracing Digital Twin – Getting Started, Adoption Path, Best Practices, and 5-year Outlook

Digital twin has been touted as one of the top strategic trends in Industrial IoT. By having a living virtual model of physical assets, digital twin can be used to predict behaviors of the assets, prescribe actions, and design future versions. To achieve its potential, digital twin needs to incorporate many aspects of the assets: from design, manufacturing, sales, operation, to maintenance. Come and hear our expert panelists discuss how to get started with digital twin, its adoption path with benefits and challenges along the way, and what to expect in the next five years.

Auditorium
Tue 29 12:55h - 13:40h Auditorium
15:55h
Parallel Session | Congress Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Systems Forum

AI-07 – IIC Emerging Initiatives on Industrial Artificial Intelligence

Wael William Diab
Wael William Diab Vice President, AI, IoT Standardization and Strategy (Futurewei Technologies) - Chair (ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42 Artificial Intelligence)
Said Tabet
Said Tabet Dell Technologies Chief Architect, Emerging Technologies & Ecosystems, CTO Office
Richard Soley
Richard Soley Industrial Internet Consortium Executive Director
Edy Liongosari
Edy Liongosari Accenture Labs Chief Research Scientist
K. Eric Harper
K. Eric Harper ABB Corporate Research Senior Principal Scientist
Dirk Slama
Dirk Slama Bosch Software Innovations Chief Alliance Officer
29-10-2019 15:55 29-10-2019 16:55 Europe/Madrid AI-07 – IIC Emerging Initiatives on Industrial Artificial Intelligence

The application of the AI in the Industrial IoT field is at the center of the next wave of digitalization. The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) is uniquely positioned to lead in this emerging area through its diverse stakeholders that include world leading IT and OT organizations, extensive IIoT ecosystem that it has built through its liaison program and its domain expertise in Industrial AI. This panel will look at the intersection of Industrial IoT and AI, specifically emphasizing the emerging work coming out of the IIC that includes technology deliverables driven by the Industrial AI Task Group, an overview of testbeds looking at Industrial AI applications, domain requirements and end-user interest in Industrial AI. 

Room AI & Cognitive System Forum
Tue 29 15:55h - 16:55h Room AI & Cognitive System Forum
13:00h
Parallel Session | Congress Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Systems Forum

AI-24 – Panel Discussion: The Future of AI

Edy Liongosari
Edy Liongosari Accenture Labs Chief Research Scientist
Wael William Diab
Wael William Diab Vice President, AI, IoT Standardization and Strategy (Futurewei Technologies) - Chair (ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42 Artificial Intelligence)
Mark Crawford
Mark Crawford SAP Director, Standards Strategy
Tilak Kasturi
Tilak Kasturi Predii CEO
Shyam Varan Nath
Shyam Varan Nath Oracle Corporation Director, Enterprise Cloud Architect
K. Eric Harper
K. Eric Harper ABB Corporate Research Senior Principal Scientist
31-10-2019 13:00 31-10-2019 13:45 Europe/Madrid AI-24 – Panel Discussion: The Future of AI

Artificial Intelligence is enabling new and emerging aspects of digital business -- from basic and applied research, data and digital infrastructure, industrialization, forecasting, decision making, customer interaction to ethical behavior and regulatory policy and oversight, and this is just beginning. Our panel of experts, taking into account the presentations and panels from this week, will be sharing their perspective on the Future of Artificial Intelligence from a business perspective: where it is heading in the next 3 years and beyond, what aspects of business will be more impacted than others, what challenges business will be facing, and how to best prepare for it.

Room AI & Cognitive System Forum
Thu 31 13:00h - 13:45h Room AI & Cognitive System Forum
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