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Cisco in the Spotlight at Automation Fair 2012, Philadelphia, November 7-8

October 31, 2012
at 3:00 pm PST

As Automation Fair rapidly approaches, it is once again time to build your agenda for a few full days at the Philadelphia Convention Center. Cisco speakers will be featured at the Food and Beverage Industry Forum and the Global Machine & Equipment Builders Industry Forum as well as during technical workshop sessions.

Be sure to mark your calendars for the following opportunities to see Cisco:

  • Tuesday, November 6 [10:50 a.m.]

Maciej Kranz, Vice President of Connected Industries, Cisco

Manufacturing Perspectives Executive Day

“The Future: The Mobility, Security and Energy Phenomenon with Sujeet Chand, SVP and CTO, Rockwell Automation”

  • Wednesday, November 7 and Thursday, November 8 [8 a.m.-9:30 a.m.]

Scott Friberg, Industry Solutions Architect, Cisco

Secure Remote Access Solutions

Enable remote support groups and partners to monitor, manage and configure plantwide automation equipment and machinery via secure remote access. This session will highlight a range of solutions recommended for scalable secure remote access, detailing best practices to balance the remote access needs of industrial applications with the secure access requirements of IT.

  • Wednesday, November 7 and Thursday, November 8 [10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.]

Paul Didier, Industry Solutions Architect, Cisco

Plantwide Network Infrastructure

EtherNet/IP on the plant floor provides a single network technology that seamlessly delivers real-time control and information data throughout the plantwide network infrastructure. This session will provide design recommendations and considerations to help you successfully deploy a robust and secure plantwide deployment of EtherNet/IP.

  • Wednesday, November 7 [1:30-3:30 p.m.]

Doug Bellin, Global Senior Manager, Manufacturing and Energy, Cisco

Food & Beverage Industry Forum

Sustainability, globalization, productivity and innovation are key challenges confronting the food and beverage industry. Manufacturers are looking for ways to improve margins while simultaneously delivering the quality assurance that consumers expect.

  • Wednesday, November 7 and Thursday, November 8 [2:30-4 p.m.]

Paul Didier, Industry Solutions Architect, Cisco

Fundamentals of Securing Ethernet/IP Networks

Securing EtherNet/IP networks requires a defense-in-depth design approach. Learn the ISA-99 and NIST 800-82 best practices and design recommendations. This will include coverage of secure remote access

  • Thursday, November 8 [10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.]

Chet Namboodri, Managing Director, Global Manufacturing Industry Sales, Cisco

Global Machine & Equipment Builders Industry Forum

Manufacturers are demanding innovative machines and efficient equipment that increases business agility optimizes productivity and helps achieve sustainability objectives – all while lowering their total cost of ownership.

If you haven not yet registered, there’s still time: Click here.

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