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Schneider Electric’s Innovation Summit North America, taking place November 13-14 in Atlanta

Photo of Scheider Electric Innovation SummitSchneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced its Innovation Summit North America taking place in Atlanta, Georgia, from November 13-14, 2018. As part of Schneider Electric’s global innovation event series, Innovation Summit North America is designed to explore the value of digital transformation on critical applications and infrastructure across more than 45 expert learning sessions, strategy talks and panel discussions. Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Schneider Electric’s chairman and CEO, will keynote. The event will bring together more than 1,200 industry experts, thought leaders and Schneider Electric executives over two days to discuss how the convergence of automation and energy, IoT and artificial intelligence will create new opportunities for the industry. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and hear from Schneider Electric partners and users to discover real-world applications and experiences that impact businesses’ digital economy.

Within a 19,000 square-foot Innovation Hub, Schneider Electric will provide demonstrations of its newest EcoStruxure products and solutions, Schneider Electric’s open, interoperable, IoT-enabled system architecture and platform. Attendees will have the opportunity to experience the breadth of EcoStruxture’s capabilities to deliver Innovation at Every Level across IoT, mobility, sensing cloud and analytics. The Innovation Hub will also host strategy sessions that delve into trending topics such as IoT, digitization and edge computing. Event sessions will showcase bold ideas, from experts inside and outside of the company that are driving digitization forward in four domains including industry, data centers, buildings, infrastructure and across key verticals including healthcare, consumer packaged goods, food and beverage and retail.

“Our world is changing at an unprecedented pace, driven by a new scale and speed of urbanization, digitization and industrialization. Companies in all industries must respond quickly to new innovations to stay competitive,” said Annette Clayton, president and CEO, North America Operations, Schneider Electric. “Innovation Summit North America will bring together the leading authorities across energy management and automation from all industries for a discussion of how to unlock new opportunities for the digital economy and make measurable improvements in energy efficiency, productivity, reliability, and sustainability.”

The event will feature:

  • An opening Keynote from Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Chairman and CEO. Jean-Pascal will unveil his views on the state of the digital economy and how it’s influencing today’s business
  • A series of TED-like strategy talks that will bring new perspective on the trends shaping the digital economy including:
    • Intuitive Industries – Digitized
    • The New Energy Landscape
  • Expert Learning Sessions that give a deep dive into the challenges facing the manufacturing and industrial automation sector, including:
    • How Do you Extend Real-time Process Control to Real-time Profitability Control?
    • How Can the New Digital Economy Unlock Your Business Opportunities?
  • A 19,000 square-foot Innovation Hub, featuring energy management and automation-related products, demos, and solutions for you to explore
  • Other featured speakers include:
    • Annette Clayton, Chief Executive Officer, North America Operations
    • Elizabeth Hackenson, Chief Information Officer
    • Cyril Perducat, EVP, IoT & Digital Transformation

We’ll also have our senior Industry and Process Automation executives available for 1:1 interviews and discussion.

I hope you’ll join Schneider Electric at Innovation Summit North America 2018, at the Hilton Downtown Atlanta, as we explore the technologies driving our digital transformation forward. More information, including the preliminary agenda can be found here: https://www.schneider-electric.us/en/about-us/events/innovation-summit-north-america/. You can also register for the event directly here: http://www.cvent.com/d/6gqdjb/4W

About Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries.

With global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider is the undisputable leader in Power Management – Medium Voltage, Low Voltage and Secure Powerand in Automation Systems. We provide integrated efficiency solutions, combining energy, automation and software.

In our global Ecosystem, we collaborate with the largest Partner, Integrator and Developer Community on our Open Platform to deliver real-time control and operational efficiency.

We believe that great people and partners make Schneider a great company and that our commitment to Innovation, Diversity and Sustainability ensures that Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.

Visit www.schneider-electric.com for more information.