Conference Programme

FOCUS ON INDUSTRY 4.0: 

PAVING THE ROAD TO A SUSTAINABLE ENERGY TRANSITION

WEDNESDAY 14th MARCH 2018

10.00 – 11.00             Welcome Address:

Palma Costi, Regional Minister for Economy and Development, Emilia Romagna Region

Michele De Pascale, Mayor of Ravenna

INTRODUCTION:

National Industry 4.0 Plan:  opportunities for the Italian companies to win the challenge set by the digital revolution – Stefano Firpo – Director General for National Industry Plan, Competitiveness and SMEs – Ministry of Economic Development 

11.00 – 11.10             SETTING THE SCENE

Digitization in Oil&Gas: much more a matter of HOW than of WHAT – Marco Tonegutti – Partner and Managing Director BCG

11.10 – 11.50             THE VIEW OF THE ENERGY COMPANIES  (1)

 Eni’s Digital Transformation Journey: driving to a new paradigm for Energy business, Costantino Chessa, Eni Digital Transformation, Program Director

– Shell approach in digitalization – Ron van Wolferen, Shell Upstream, Integrated Gas and New Energies Innovation Advisor

11.50 – 12.30            THE VIEW OF THE ENERGY COMPANIES (2)

– ENEL GREEN POWER – Innovation, digitalization and sustainability to drive renewable energy development – Giovanni Tula, Head of Innovation and Sustainability, ENEL GREEN POWER

– E2i Energie Speciali Repowering of an existing wind farm: growth opportunities and introduction of new technologies and digitalization, Alberto Musso, Chief Operating Officer, E2i Energie Speciali

12.30 – 13.30             THE LEADING PLAYERS

Bringing the Digital Transformation to life: roadmap towards a more efficient and sustainable energy future – Alberto Echeverri, Digital Transformation Director  – BHGE, a GE Company

Saipem approach towards a collaborative project life-cycle management and managerial challenges while building an innovation ecosystem– Antonio Careddu – Director Innovation, Systems & Corporate Marketing, SAIPEM

How Cognitive Computing can actively drive our green horizon – Fabrizio Renzi Dir.Technology, Innovation and Research, Pietro Leo, Exec.Architect & CTO for AI, Chief Scientist for Research&Business

Lunch Break

14.30 – 16.10             THE LEADING PLAYERS

Snam Global Solutions – The gas value chain business integrator– Sergio Busato Chief Operating Officer Global Solutions – SNAM, Andrea Stegher SVP Marketing Global Solutions – SNAM

Harnessing the power of digitalization to address the evolution of Oil, Gas and Chemical Industry – Mauro Martis – Head of industrial Automation Division, Italy – ABB

– Utility 4.0: The Evolution of Public Services– Salvatore Molé, ICT and Innovation Director HERA SPA

– Floating Offshore Wind: development of the new frontier of renewable energy supported by digital technologies – Francesco Prazzo, Risk & Compliance Manager, Europe RC, Gas, Power & Renewables, SBM OFFSHORE

– Digitalization applied to multi-phase pump Emiliano Maianti, Well Production Service Manager BONATTI SPA

Coffee Break

16.30 – 17.15             ROUND TABLE

18.00 – Guided Tour of Ravenna Mosaics followed by a Networking Dinner

THURSDAY 15th MARCH 2018

9.00 – 11.00             THE ROLE OF ACADEMIA AND ASSOCIATIONS
Chairperson: Roberto Cianella, Ministry for Economic Development

ALMA MATER Bologna University

– The I4.0 potential of the Emilia Romagna region and the Bologna Competence Center, Fabio Fava, Professor & Rectors’ Delegate for Industrial Research, territorial cooperation and innovation

– HPC and Big Data Infrastructure for enabling open innovation in Industries and SMEs  Sanzio Bassini, Director of Department Supercomputing Application & Innovation, CINECA

– I4.0 in the Automatic Machines industry: best practices and opportunities Daniele Vacchi, Secretary General E.R.-AMIAT/ Corporate Communication Director IMA

MILAN POLITHECNIC

Technological and modelling challenges of Industry 4.0, the vision and experience of Politecnico di Milano – Giambattista Gruosso, Professor – Luca Formaggia, Professor at MOX Laboratory Politecnico di Milano

UNIVERSITY OF BASILICATA

Data Management and digital solutions in photovoltaic plants with active cooling systems: a case study Antonio D’Angola, Assistant Professor, Scuola di Ingegneria Università della Basilicata

11.30 –13.30            DIGITALIZATION: THE ROLE OF START UPS
                                       Chairperson: Roberto Cianella, Ministry for Economic Development

– Reconsidering area risk analyses in the framework of the present industrial evolution – Marco Buldrini, Head of Major Risks Unit, NIER Ingegneria

– Predictive and prescriptive maintenance for the energy sectorAlessio Bonfietti, CEO MindIT

– Technology transfer for I4.0 at the Politecnico di Milano:
1. 
A Key Enabling Technology for water management and treatment based on magnetic fluids – Ruggiero Maria Pesce,  R&D Engineer, Captive Systems
2. Mathematics as key factor enabling innovation in I4.0 –– Matteo Longoni, Chief Revenues Officer, Moxoff SpA

Closing Lunch