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Event Details

Date: April 25 – 29, 2016
Infosys Booth: Hall 7, Stand E 34  
Location: Hannover Exhibition Grounds; Messegelände, D-30521 Hannover, Germany

Event Overview

Hannover Messe 2016 attracts over 200,000 trade visitors and includes 6,500 exhibitors from 70 different countries. From individual components to the complete intelligent factory, as well as topical trends such as energy efficiency, lightweight construction, and additive manufacturing – at Hannover Messe you will get a complete picture of the industrial value-adding chain under one roof. Discover a host of product innovations and the latest technology.

Session Details

Session one:
Topic: Workshop on Indo-German innovation partnership through Industry 4.0
Date: April 25, 2016
Time: 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. CET
Location: VIP Room, Hall 3, Stand H33 / 10
Speaker: Sudip Singh, Senior Vice President, and Global Head of Engineering Services, Infosys

Summary: Global manufacturing is gearing up for the next level of transformation, accelerated by greater digitalization and exponentially growing technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), 3D printing, nano-technology, etc. These technologies are fast and disruptive and are changing the way the industry works today. These changes have been termed as the fourth industrial revolution or Industry 4.0. This workshop looks at whether India is ready to embrace these changes and how collaboration with Germany in innovation and technology can speed up India’s transition into Industry 4.0.

Session two:
Topic: Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) testbeds in action: A panel discussion
Date: April 25, 2016
Time: 2.30 p.m. CET
Location: Hall 8, Stand D19
Speaker: Jayraj Nair, Head of IoT Practice, Infosys

Summary: The session covers various testbeds that IIC has approved including Infosys testbeds - asset efficiency, Industrial Digital Thread (IDT), connected care, and smart energy management.

Session three:
Topic: Interoperability between IIC Architecture and Industry 4.0 reference architecture for industrial asset
Date: April 27, 2016
Time: 2.30 p.m. CET
Location: Hall 8, Stand D19
Speaker: Jayraj Nair, Head of IoT Practice, Infosys

Summary: A practitioner's view of how the edge, platform and enterprise tier of IIC testbeds relate and conform to RAMI4.0 The IIC Asset Efficiency Testbed and its real world implementation will be showcased in this session.

Speaker Profiles

Sudip Singh

Sudip Singh – Global Head of Engineering Services at Infosys
The Engineering Services unit provides solutions to support clients across the product lifecycle of their Offerings – from product ideation and creation to sustenance and end-of-life management. With a focus on delivering strategic business values to clients across the globe, Sudip heads a large and diverse talent pool of engineering professionals across industries and Centers of Excellence. He is responsible for all aspects of the engineering services business, including setting strategic direction, driving financial and operational excellence, and providing overall leadership.

Prior to this, Sudip led sales for the Infosys manufacturing group in the Americas. Over his tenure of 16 years in the company, he has held a number of leadership roles in multiple geographies. Sudip led the engineering sales group in Continental Europe, and then went on to play a significant role in the Aerospace and Defense portfolio in the US. He also successfully led the telecom and media segment in North America for Infosys BPO.

As a focused thought leader, Sudip has been interacting with industry experts, media, analysts, and shares his views on new market trends and business innovation. He has been quoted in the international business and trade publications including BBC, The Economic Times, Dataquest, etc. Sudip holds a degree in chemical engineering from IITBHU, Varanasi, India; and a degree in business management from the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata, India.

Jayraj Nair

Jayraj Nair - Head of IoT Practice, Infosys
Jayraj Nair is a technologist with over 25 years of IT expertise in enabling ecosystem, enterprise solution development, and systems integration. He is passionate about building and deploying solutions that add genuine value to the end-user. In addition, Jayraj has proven leadership in various stages of system development lifecycle and user-driven technology innovation.

A computer engineer by profession, he has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Iowa State University. Jayraj also holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering and Management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Related reading

Read more about the Infosys IoT practice

Read more about the Infosys IoT testbeds approved by IIC

Watch Jayraj speak about putting IoT to work

Watch Sudip speak on how IoT is bringing the physical and digital worlds together