Minds + Machines

November 15-16 | Pier 48, San Francisco

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About Minds + Machines

Join GE CEO Jeff Immelt and a global community of industry experts at Minds + Machines, GE’s fifth annual premier Industrial Internet event. Featuring keynotes from industry luminaries, insightful forums, and hands-on demos, Minds + Machines will show you what it takes to become a digital industrial company and how to get started.

WHAT IS MINDS + MACHINES?

Minds + Machines 2016 is GE’s premier Industrial Internet event dedicated to software, innovation, and the most powerful digital industrial outcomes.

Hosted by GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt, Minds + Machines will convene a global community of GE customers, developers, partners, industry luminaries, and technology thought leaders to explore the digital transformation of industry, the state of the Industrial Internet, and what this means for your business.

This year marks our fifth annual gathering, as we continue to unveil new learnings, opportunities, and outcomes of digital industrial transformation—powered by the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

Through two days of featured keynotes, insightful forums, and hands-on demos, Minds + Machines attendees will learn how to start their own digital transformation journey; hear about GE’s latest technology solutions, including Predix, our cloud-based operating system for the Industrial Internet; and discover how our new Digital Foundries help accelerate IIoT innovation.

Minds + Machines brings together the best and the brightest of the technology world. And this year, we’ll dive deeper into what it takes to become a digital industrial company.

WHY ATTEND?

As an attendee, you’ll learn how the Industrial Internet can unlock new possibilities for your business. Take advantage of this opportunity to:

  • Build practical expertise for preparing and provisioning your business for the Industrial Internet.
  • Explore how brilliant machines combined with best-in-class analytics deliver valuable new insights.
  • Gain the latest updates on Predix, our cloud-based operating system and how it can work for you.
  • Discover how our new Digital Foundries bring together a network of software centers around the world to help accelerate customer, partner and developer adoption of innovative digital industrial applications and solutions.

Also, network with leaders across key industries such as Automotive, Aviation, Healthcare, Industrial Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, and Power Generation. Hear how they have leveraged GE software solutions—including Asset Performance Management, Brilliant Manufacturing, HMI/SCADA, Cyber Security—and Services to increase their productivity, efficiency, and profitability—and learn how you can apply it to your business.

Pricing

Early Bird Conference Fee
$995
Expires August 26, 2016 at midnight
Regular Conference Fee
$1,295
Starts August 27, 2016

Location

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Speakers

Hosted by GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt, Minds + Machines brings together a global community of GE customers, developers, partners, industry experts, and technology leaders, who will share their experiences, insights, and know-how on digital industrial transformation.

Stay tuned as we continue to add featured keynotes and speakers for the event.

  • Jeff Immelt

    Chairman & CEO, GE

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  • Minds + Machines Bill Ruh

    Bill Ruh

    Chief Digital Officer, GE and CEO, GE Digital

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  • Beth Comstock, Vice Chair, GE

    Beth Comstock

    Vice Chair, GE

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  • Jim Fowler, GE CIO

    Jim Fowler

    Chief Information Officer, GE

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  • Venkata (Murthy) Renduchintala Intel

    Venkata (Murthy) Renduchintala

    President, Client and Internet of Things (IoT) Businesses and Systems Architecture Group

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  • Harel Kodesh, Vice President, Predix and Chief Technology Officer, GE Digital

    Harel Kodesh

    Vice President, Predix and Chief Technology Officer, GE Digital

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Agenda, November 15/16

  • 8:00 - 9:00

     

    Registration and Breakfast, Technology Hall Open

  • 9:00 - 10:30

     

    Morning General Session

    Morning General Session: Outcomes. Topics include:
    Industry Revolutionized (Jeff Immelt, GE)
    The Art of Adaption (Beth Comstock. GE)
    Digital Transformation in Action (Bill Ruh, GE Digital)
    - Inside GE's Digital Industrial Journey (Jim Fowler, GE Digital)
    - Industrial Strength Partnerships (Murthy Renduchintala, Intel)
    The Electricity Value Network Playbook (Steve Bolze + Ganesh Bell, GE Power)

  • 10:30 - 11:00

     

    Break

  • 11:00 - 11:45

     

    Satellite Stage Sessions

  • 11:45 - 12:00

     

    Break

  • 12:00 - 12:45

     

    Satellite Stage Sessions

  • 12:45 - 2:00

     

    Lunch, Technology Hall Open

  • 2:00 - 2:45

     

    Satellite Stage Sessions

  • 2:45 - 3:00

     

    Break

  • 3:00 - 3:45

     

    Satellite Stage Sessions

  • 3:45 - 4:15

     

    Break

  • 4:15 - 5:45

     

    Evening General Session and Entertainment

    Evening General Session: Adaption. Topics include:
    Industry Transformation in the 21st Century
    Schindler's Journey to Digital Urban Mobility (Michael Nilles, Schindler)
    Digitizing Healthcare (John Flannery, GE Healthcare)
    How Analytics are Driving Profitability in Aviation (Ken Giles, flydubai + GE Aviation)
    Leading at the Cultural Edge (Jen Waldo, GE Digital)
    Special Guest

  • 5:45 - 7:00

     

    Networking Reception

  • 8:00 - 9:00

     

    Registration and Breakfast, Technology Hall Open.

  • 9:00 - 10:30

     

    Morning General Session

    Morning General Session: The OS of Industry. Topics include:
    The Proof is in Predix (Harel Kodesh, GE Digital)
    - Meet the Digital Twin (Colin Parris, GE Digital)
    - The Industrial App Ecosystem of the Future
    - The Vision for Industrial Killer Apps
    - Manufacturing in the Digital Age
    Architecture from Edge to Cloud (Darren Haas, GE Digital)
    The Dividends of an Industrial Ecosystem (Denzil Samuels, GE Digital)

  • 10:30 - 11:00

     

    Break

  • 11:00 - 11:45

     

    Satellite Stage Sessions

  • 11:45 - 12:00

     

    Break

  • 12:00 - 12:45

     

    Satellite Stage Sessions

  • 12:45 - 2:00

     

    Lunch. Technology Hall Open

  • 2:00 - 2:45

     

    Satellite Stage Sessions

  • 2:45 - 3:00

     

    Break

  • 3:00 - 3:45

     

    Satellite Stage Sessions

  • 3:45 - 4:15

     

    Break

  • 4:15 - 5:00

     

    Closing 2016 General Session

    Closing General Session: Future of the Industrial Internet. Topics include:
    Introduction (Kate Johnson, GE Digital)
    Optimizing Energy Management Systems (GE Current)
    The Digital Industrial Technology of the Future (Dr. John Launchbury, DARPA; Rodney Brooks, Rethink Robotics)

  • 5:00 - 6:00

     

    Closing Networking Reception

*Check back for details as we continue to build out the event agenda with valuable learning sessions to help you get started on your digital industrial transformation.

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LOCATION AND DATES

Minds + Machines is GE’s premier Industrial Internet event dedicated to software, innovation, and the most powerful digital industrial outcomes.

Hosted by GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt, Minds + Machines will convene a global community of GE customers, developers, partners, industry luminaries, and technology thought leaders to explore the digital transformation of industry, the state of the Industrial Internet, and what this means for your business.

This year marks our fifth annual gathering, as we continue to unveil new learnings, opportunities, and outcomes of digital industrial transformation—powered by the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

Through two days of featured keynotes, insightful forums, and hands-on demos, Minds + Machines attendees will learn how to start their own digital transformation journey; hear about GE’s latest technology solutions, including Predix, our cloud-based operating system for the Industrial Internet; and discover how our new Digital Foundries help accelerate IIoT innovation.

Minds + Machines brings together the best and the brightest of the technology world. And this year, we’ll dive deeper into what it takes to become a digital industrial company.

Minds + Machines will be held at Pier 48 in San Francisco, California, USA

Minds + Machines is being held Tuesday, November 15 through Wednesday, November 16

REGISTRATION

Early Bird Registration: $995 (through Aug 26)
Regular Conference Registration: $1,295 (starting Aug 27)

Please register for Minds + Machines by going to the registration page: https://ge.cvent.com/events/minds-machines-2016/registration-a066c3d87946406ea2c...

1. The email you receive upon successful completion of registration, will have a link to modify your registration.
2. When you click on the link, it will bring you to the website and ask for the confirmation code, which is included in the email mentioned above. Upon entering this code it will display your current registration and an option for modifying it.
3. If you visit the website, you will see an “Already Registered” link which you can click on to enter your confirmation code and access your current registration.

If you do not have your confirmation code handy, you will see a link on this same page for requesting it. Once you access your current registration, you can View, Print, Email, Modify or Cancel.

Minds + Machines accepts several methods of payment in online registration: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. Payment must accompany your registration. Registrations without payment will not be processed. GE Employees will be charged via BUC and ADN code. Please provide a valid code upon registration.

All cancellations must be received in writing via email to mindsand.machines@ge.com with the subject line: Minds + Machines Cancellation Request.
– Full refund: Cancellation must be received by 11:59 p.m. PT on Aug 26, 2016.
– 50% refund: Cancellations must be received between 12:00 a.m. PT on Aug 27, 2016, and 11:59 p.m. PT on October 18.
– No refunds will be given after 12:00 a.m. PT on October 19.

If you are unable to attend Minds + Machines, you may transfer your registration to another person by sending an email to mindsand.machines@ge.com with the subject line: Minds + Machines Attendee Substitution Request] with the new attendee’s name and contact information by November 1 2016, at 11:59 p.m. PT. Substitutions requested after this date are subject to a $100 transaction fee. Training and certification enrollment, and hotel reservations, are not transferable.

Guests will not be permitted to attend any of the Minds + Machines activities.

Yes, when beginning registration, select the option to register for a colleague. All registrations must be completed and paid for individually.

No there are no discounts for students or start-ups at this time.

HOUSING AND TRAVEL

The Minds + Machines team has negotiated at special conference rate at the following hotels:

Marriott Marquis:
Room rate: $299.00 + taxes/night
Reservation link: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/gemindsandmachines2016
Phone in reservations:
· Call 1-877-622-3056
· Reference GE Minds + Machines

Parc 55:
Room rate: $299.00 + taxes/night
Reservation link: https://aws.passkey.com/g/65375598
Phone in reservations:
· Call 1-800-HILTONS
· Reference the Parc 55 hotel and that you are attending “GE Minds & Machines 2016” in November
· Group code: GEB

Park Central:
Room rate: $289.00 + taxes/night
Reservation link: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/events/start.action?id=1607191315&key=ABB05C4
Phone in reservations:
· Call 888-627-8561
· Reference the ‘GE Minds and Machines’ block

Westin St. Francis:
Room rate: $309.00 + taxes/night
Reservation link: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/events/start.action?id=1607211599&key=23B28AAD
Phone in reservations:
· Call 1-800-937-8461
· Reference the ‘GE Minds and Machines’ block

W San Francisco:
Room rate: $329.00 + taxes/night
Reservation link: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/GEMindsandMachines
Phone in reservations:
· Call 1-800-325-3589
· Reference GE Minds + Machines

The reservation link to book into the Minds + Machines room block is below. Rooms are subject to availability. You will be prompted to book your accommodations at the end of the registration process. Please click the reservation link below if you have a question related to accommodations: Minds + Machines Hotel Booking

-Marriott Marquis:
Reservation link: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/gemindsandmachines2016
-Parc 55:
Reservation link: https://aws.passkey.com/g/65375598
-Park Central:
Reservation link: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/events/start.action?id=1607191315&key=ABB05C4
-Westin St. Francis:
Reservation link: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/events/start.action?id=1607211599&key=23B28AAD
-W San Francisco:
Reservation link: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/GEMindsandMachines

Please contact your hotel directly to avoid any cancellation charges. Most hotels will allow you to cancel 72 hours prior to your stay; however this policy may vary by hotel.

You will not be guaranteed the preferred rate we have secured for Minds and Machines if you call the hotel directly.

If you would like to arrive prior to the event but are not seeing those dates as an option, use the earliest check-in date or latest check-out date available and contact the hotel directly with your confirmation code to change your booking. The Minds and Machines conference rate may not apply to nights outside of the negotiated room block.

San Francisco International (SFO)

Taxi Service: Approximately $43-63
Shared-Ride Vans: Approximately $16-18 per person

For a complete list options access the Ground Transportation page of the SFO website or go to http://www.flysfo.com/to-from/ground-transportation.

Business Casual

You will need to request a visa invitation letter. You must register for the conference prior to requesting a visa invitation. Please email us [Link to alias, Subject = Minds + Machines Visa Request] and provide the following information:
• Email subject: Visa request
• First name as listed on passport
• Last name as listed on passport
• Full name as listed on registration
• Country of origin
• Passport number
• Passport expiration date
• Date of birth
• Full address of your local United States embassy/consulate
Requesting a visa invitation letter, does not guarantee that your local authorities will grant a visa to attend Minds + Machines.

We believe our community should be truly open for everyone. As such, we are committed to providing a friendly, safe, and welcoming environment for all, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity, or religion.
We invite all sponsors, speakers, attendees, media, exhibitors, and other participants to help us participate in a safe and positive conference experience for everyone.

Sponsors

Become a Minds + Machines sponsor. There’s no better place to demonstrate your part in transforming industry. As a sponsor, you will connect with 2,500 Industrial Internet executives and professionals from leading companies — gaining the opportunity to showcase your digital industrial investments and innovations to a highly influential audience. The conference offers a unique opportunity to connect with this key population, at a critical moment during the evolution of the Industrial Internet. Contact: mindsand.machines@ge.com.

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