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What’s Next? Emerging technologies to improve operator effectiveness and organizational performance

There is only so much cost manufacturers can wring out of existing operations and still be flexible enough to be competitive in a global economy. Emerging technologies will enable engineers and operators to apply new thinking and practices to achieve efficiency and productivity levels never before imagined. In this session, experts will discuss several exciting emerging technologies for process manufacturers including augmented reality, gesture-based controls, simulation, and more.

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Marc Leroux

Marc Leroux is the Chief Technology Evangelist for ABB’s Collaborative Production Manufacturing business, which provides products and solutions that sit above the automation system for industrial companies. In the 25 years Marc has been with ABB, he has been responsible for the design, development, implementation, and now has global marketing responsibility for Collaborative Manufacturing solutions. Additionally, Marc represents ABB on both the International and America’s Board of Directors for MESA International. He was, for several, years, heavily involved with the development of ISA-95, the international standard for the integration of enterprise and manufacturing systems. Marc is a graduate of the Dawson Institute of Technology in Montreal, Quebec.

Marc Leroux

Susanne Timsjo

Susanne Timsjö works at ABB's corporate research managing a team within Software Architecture and User Experience, Susanne’s main focus is to develop products and services that are easy to use, effective to use and fun to use.

Susanne Timsjo