We’re thrilled to announce that we’re opening the call for speakers for IIoT World’s Manufacturing Day 2021, that will take place on March 18, 2021. This is the first ever dedicated virtual event focused on deploying machine learning on devices and on the network infrastructure that supports the intelligent IoT in manufacturing. We will be gathering a global audience to explore the most innovative real-world use cases of hardware and software facilitating AI at the Edge with examples focused on manufacturing.

Event Format:  45-60 minute panel discussions on topics focused exclusively on Manufacturing.

Key Topics Covered

  • What the Future of Manufacturing will Look Like in 2021 with Intelligent Edge Technology & Industrial Analytics
  • Artificial Intelligence and Digital Twins in Manufacturing: Case Studies
  •  Industry 4.0 Insight Assessment Survey/Manufacturing Maturity Matrix
  • Creating the foundation of Digital Manufacturing
  • Impact of IIoT on Start-Ups in Manufacturing
  • AR Use Cases in Manufacturing

Also, you have a chance to propose your topic and 4-5 bullet points you want to discuss during your panel. IIoT World’s Manufacturing Day will feature end-user case studies focused on manufacturing & supply chain.

Tracks include but not limited to discuss:

  • Edge Analytics
  • Edge Computing in Logistics, Industrial Inspection
  • Resilience at the Edge
  • Augmented Mixed Reality for Manufacturing
  • Remote Monitoring in Manufacturing
  • Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) in Manufacturing: Case Studies
  • Best Practices & Guidance for Manufacturing during COVID-19

Who should attend?

  • C-level Executives
  • Plant Managers, OT/IT Managers & Directors, Product Managers, Automation Managers
  • Innovators and Startups

Cost? FREE for End-Users and for the first 2000 people who will access the event through the IIoT World Manufacturing Day Pass.

What’s new

  • Real World uses cases of Edge Computing, Analytics & AI in Manufacturing
  • Interactive Roundtable sessions
  • Virtual Networking, tailored to you

We will also provide the opportunity for sponsors to schedule 1-on-1 meetings during the event. Reach out for more details at lucian@iiot-world.com.

Please Note: Because there is considerable competition for the limited number of presentation opportunities, vendor presentations will be assigned as part of the sponsorship packages.


October 2020 – Call for speakers opens
January 2021 – Call for speakers closes
January 2021 – Speakers notified of acceptance

February 2021 – Final agenda published
March 2021 – Dry runs with the speakers/moderators
March 18, 2021  – IIoT World Manufacturing Day event

First Confirmed Speakers

John Burton CEO and Co-Founder

United States

Marcia Gadbois President

United States

Leonel Leal Director, Global Advanced Manufacturing Engineering

United States

United States

Becky MorganPresident
United States
Lucian FogorosCo-Founder
United States

Dr. Ana KuuskSenior Systems & Data Architect


United States

Danielle JablanskiSenior Research Analyst
United States

Thierry Van LandegemExecutive Director

United States
Dr. Irene Petrick Senior Director on Industrial Innovation Internet of Things Group
United States
Christine PereyFounder, Sponsor Member, Board Member
Edward BenningManaging Director
Johna JohnsonCEO and Founder
United States
Humera MalikCEO and Founder
Shyarsh DesaiPresident
United States
Charlie SheridanGlobal Technical Director, Google Clouds Manufacturing Industry Solutions
Rick PetersCISO Operational Technology North America
United States
Amit DingareDirector of Data Science
United States

Brandon CannadayCo-Founder and Chief Product Officer

United States

David VásquezPartnership Development
Industrial Applications & Private Networking
Business Product Team

United States
Jay AbdallahVP, Cybersecurity Services
United Arab Emirates
Ted RozierDirector of Engineering
United States
Ben MillerVP, Threat Operations Center
United States
Peter NewtonSenior Director, IoT & OT Product Marketing
United States
Samuel LinaresGlobal Industry X.0 and Europe IX.0 & OT Security Lead
Dr. Pravin KhuranaStaff Manufacturing Engineer
United States
Jim WetzelCo-Founder
United States
Udo SchneiderIoT Security Evangelist Europe
Dave McCarthyResearch Director, Edge Strategies
United States
Matt HeyingVP of Product
United States
United States
Geof WheelwrightIIoT World Contributor and Longtime Technology Journalist and Author
United States
Sanjay KumarSenior Principal
United States
Bob HynesCommercial Director
United States

Richard KuSr. VP, Commercial IoT Business & Market Development

United States
Johnaton VestDirector Manufacturing Practice
United States
Benson ChanSenior Partner
United States
Mani NambiarVice President of Product Management, Digital Transformation
United States
Thibault de AssiGeneral Manager and Global Head of Industrial Computing
Danny DigAssociate Professor
United States
Sid VermaGeneral Manager, Manufacturing Practice
United States
Doug BergerCo-founder
United States
Geoffrey WyldeLead – IoT
United States
Greg ValentineSecurity Director
United States
United States
Anand GnanamoorthyIndustry Principal, Industrial Practice
United States
Chris LueckePodcast host & Community Builder
United States


Ursa Leo
Trend Micro
Well Aware

Supporting Organizations

World Economic Forum