IoT trade fair IoT Solutions World Congress (IoTSWC) 2017 will be held in Barcelona on May 3-5. IVI has agreed to participate as a partner, also, IVI President Nishioka was appointed to the Advisory Committee. Continuing from last year, the Industrial Internet Consortium ( IIC ), Platform Industry 4.0 and IVI will be event partners. IoTSWC is an event that introduces IoT solutions and use cases, focusing on manufacturing, energy, logistics, healthcare, architecture / infrastructure, and quantum computing .
IoT Solutions World Congress 2017
Period: March 3 ~ 5 , 2017
Location: Barcelona, Spain Fira Gran Via Hall 4, 5
Industrial Internet Consortium (hereinafter, IIC ) and the Industrial IoT ( IIoT ) agreement to work together in promoting ( MoU signed in) in Hanover, Germany on April 26, 2017. Based on this agreement, IVI and IIC will work together to increase interoperability, portability, security and privacy in the industrial use of the Internet.
IVI and IIC will cooperate in the following activities:
1 . Share use cases
2 . Sharing information on IIoT architecture
3 . In the manufacturing industry IIoT shared with the establishment of best practices
4 . Cooperation for the implementation of the joint test bed
5 . Promotion of mutual cooperation in other activities
Message from Jacques Durand (IIC Board Member, Liaison Committee Member, Fujitsu North America, Inc. Director of IoT Engineering and Standards, IIC Liaison Officer to IVI and IIC Steering Committee Member): Collaboration with
IVI I expect it to be fruitful. IVI is familiar with manufacturing and supply chains, and has a wealth of experience building IIoT in these mature industries . At the same time, IIC can harmonize IIoT best practices globally across countries and industries.
Message from Richard Mark Soley (IIC Representative, Executive Director, Industrial Internet Consortium):
IIC is a global organization with 27 testbeds, consisting of approximately 260 member companies in 31 countries . We regard close collaboration with IoT promotion organizations in each country as particularly important, and we hope that this collaboration with IVI will further promote the industrial use of the Internet.
IVI President Nishioka message from Yasuyuki:
This time, IIC able to deepen the cooperation with, I am very pleased. We believe that our bottom-up “connected factory” use case will contribute to the construction of a global reference architecture.
Date and time: March 9 to 10 (Thursday and Friday)
Location: BELLESALLE Shiodome 2 floor
Organizer: Industrial Value Chain Initiative
Sponsored by: Robot Revolution Initiative Council, Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Monozukuri Nippon Conference, Nikkei Manufacturing, Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Production System Division, one company) Japan Electrical Manufacturers Association, MONOist , German Chamber of Commerce in Japan (to be applied)
Capacity: 1 day 700 people, 2 each day days 300 people
Participation fee: Free
Venue : Belle Salle Shiodome 2nd Floor ( 8-21-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo )
Until now, we have steadily worked toward a “connected factory”. Now we are going further. In order to bring together the wisdom of everyone and produce more fruitful results , please participate actively in IVI this year . New members are recruiting from each WG , so please consider them positively. We are waiting for you at various venues offered by IVI.
Hannover Messe will be held in Hanover April 24 to 28, 2017, in Germany. IVI President Nishioka will give a lecture there.
■ About the lecture
April 24 from 14:30 to 15:00 Stand D19 Hall 8 “Industrial Value Chain Reference Architecture”
If you are attending Hannover Messe, please listen to the lecture by President Nishioka. Lectures are held in an open space and do not require advance reservations.
A commemorative photo will be taken after the lecture, so IVI members should come to Hall 8.
IVI is 2017 started the activities of the fiscal year on April 13 (Thursday), 2017.
IVI ‘s activities are also in its third year, and the range of activities will be expanded and you will be able to participate in various forms.
Conventional business scenario (use case) WG will try WG activities in Nagoya as well as WG activities in Tokyo . In addition, we will expand the range of activities such as “Future Project” that considers manufacturing in 2022 , and “Cross Industry” that links with other industries such as service industry, agriculture, and tourism centering on manufacturing.
Business scenario WG activities of the 5 May 11 to begin the preparation of group development from (Thursday) 7 new from May WG will begin activities in. If you are considering participating in IVI , please register as a member at this time.
The German Federal Economics Department of Energy was held in Berlin to “Digitising Manufacturing in the G20 – Initiatives, Best Practices and Policy Approaches” to, as one of the initiatives to be representative of the Japan IVI took on March 16 and 17. Prior to the G20 digitization ministerial meeting hosted by Germany in 2017 , the event was invited by experts, policy makers and initiatives from various countries, and through discussions on various topics related to digitization in the manufacturing industry. Held for the purpose of showing issues and directions.
In the exhibition space, 16 initiatives including the Japan Robot Revolution Initiative Council ( RRI ) and IVI exhibited booths. Other exhibitors included German Platform Industrie 4.0 , Industrial Data Space , China, UK, Italy, Spain and EU organizations. There are over 100 visitors at the IVI booth , many people have created many use cases, abundant deliverables remain, and an ecosystem where small and medium-sized companies can collaborate with large companies The formation method received high evaluation. There was also interest in IVRA , which incorporates the concept of kaizen .
Among the lecture sessions held in parallel with the exhibition, IVI President Nishioka participated as a panelist in a panel discussion on the theme of “data sovereignty in the global value network”. Prof. Boris Otto, Fraunhofer ISST , chaired a discussion with four panelists from Germany, China, Mexico, and Japan from the global and regional perspectives based on their experiences. While sharing data is a premise of Industrie 4.0 , the focus has been on the conflict of increasing needs to secure data ownership and international standardization to solve it.