The 2024 program offers up more End Users Case Studies, Lessons Learned and small group roundtable discussions than ever before. A must attend if you are just beginning your digital journey, or getting ready for the next level. Learn from and with your peers.

Meet Our 2024 Speakers

Jonathan Alexander

Manufacturing AI & Advanced Analytics Manager | Albemarle IntelligenceALBEMARLE

Jane Arnold

Chief Customer OfficerAPERIO Systems

Amine Benammar

OT ManagerAir Liquide

Roland Block

Associate Director, Engineering & Architecture Career Services Career CenterTexas A&M University

Mark Christofferson

Senior Industrial Systems Cybersecurity EngineerStephenson Technologies Corporation-LSU

Michael Clark

Director, North AmericaOPC Foundation

Dustin Corey

Manager, Application DevelopmentSouthern Company

Seth Courington

Principal Engineer - SupervisorSouthern Company

Brian Crandall

VP of SalesAPERIO Systems

Jay Cribb

Generation Cyber Security Program ManagerSouthern Company

David DeBari

Process Control EngineerExxonMobil Corporation

Joe Edwards

VP, Global Solution Engineering and Customer SuccessOPSWAT


Chemical Industry ManagerSiemens

Kristen Etheredge


Steven Ford

Compliance & Support Manager, Plant BarrySouthern Company

Mario Giacchino

North America GSI Sales LeaderNokia

James Goosby

Executive in Residence at the McCrary Institute for Cyber & Critical Infrastructure SecuritySouthern Company

Rich Guhl

Data Analytics BaytownCovestro

Steve Hedge

General Manager, Generation Solid FuelNRG

Mike Higgins

Sr. Manager, Plant ApplicationsNRG Energy, Inc.

Chris Jackson

Consulting Engineer - Monitoring and DiagnosticsVistra Corporation

Scott Jenkins

Senior editorChemical Engineering Magazine

Alan Karr

Head Of Digitalization CD North AmericaSiemens Energy, Inc.

Samir Khanna

Sr. Manager & Advisorbp

Doug Kibler

President, North AmericaMobideo

Matthew Kleiman

CEOCumulus Digital Systems

Arnold Martin

Director, Process Control TechnologyAir Liquide

Bharat Marwaha

Process Data Analytics and Condition MonitoringCovestro

Yousef Mohassab

CEO and Co-Founderfacilis.ai

Chris Moore

Vice PresidentLCM2M (Caddis Systems)

Randy Mullinax

Director- Performance & ReliabilitySouthern Company

Sonal Patel

Senior Associate EditorPOWER magazine

Tarik Radwan

Siemens Energy, Inc.

Matthew Rogers, PhD

ICS Cybersecurity Expert Office of the Technical DirectorCybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

Jasper M. Rutten

Digital Manufacturing Manager at Huntsman PolyurethanesHuntsman Chemical

Tricia Schulz

Group Leader, Embedded Systems SecurityOak Ridge National Laboratory

Peter Seeberg

Industrial AI Moderator and PodcasterIndependent Consultant

Arpan Seth

Data Science | Process Technology & Engineering North America | Technology & InfrastructureEvonik Corporation

Eric Smith

AI Solution Directorc3.AI

Craig Spivey

Instrumentation Program Leader, Process Control Technology, Air Liquide Large IndustriesAir Liquide

Dr. Yves Gorat Stommel

Deputy Head Function Evonik DigitalEvonik Digital

Matthew Sudeesh

Digital Transformation & Innovation LeadCovestro

Josh Tauber

Turnaround ManagerDelek US

Speaker TBA from Procronex

TBA SpeakerTBA

Bill Thackston

Fellow EngineerSiemens Energy, Inc.

Brad Thurman

Federal Bureau of Investigation

PE Jonathan Tubb

Director Industrial Cyber Security North AmericaSiemens Energy, Inc.

Rich Voorberg

President, Siemens Energy North AmericaSiemens Energy, Inc.

Rod Walker

Sr. Partner Leadership, Change & Organization PracticeKearney

Matt Wiseman

Director of Product MarketingOPSWAT

Joe Witkowski

Director Of Technology InnovationThe Energy Authority