Food & Beverage Asia Oct/Nov 2018

FOOD & BEVERAGE ASIA OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2018 NEWS 15 Schneider Electric’s Innovation Summit in Singapore Explores Opportunities in Digital Economy Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, hosted more than 1,500 customers, partners, suppliers and iṋuencers at its latest Innovation Summit, September 20-21 at Singapore Marina Bay Sands. The event brought together Schneider Electric experts and world-leading industry thinkers to share insights and bold ideas on the challenges and opportunities of Powering and Digitising the Economy. Innovations Unveiled for East Asia In its second year running, this year’s Innovation Summit World Tour included 20 events across the world, double the programme in 2017. The Singapore event was Schneider’s largest in East Asia, where the company showcased its latest developments to EcoStruxure™, its IoT-enabled, plug and play, open, interoperable, architecture and platform. EcoStruxure™ delivers enhanced value around safety, reliability, e ̮ ciency, sustainability, and connectivity. EcoStruxure™ leverages advancements in IoT, mobility, sensing, cloud, analytics and cybersecurity to deliver Innovation at every level, fromConnected Products, Edge Control to Apps, Analytics & Services. EcoStruxure™ has been deployed in 480,000+ sites, with the support of 20,000+ system integrators and developers, connecting over 1.6 million assets under management through 40+digital services. Bold ideas for the digital economy Mr. Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Chairman and CEO, Schneider Electric said, “As a responsible industryleader,weneedtodemonstratehowour innovations help our customers and partners make a successful digital transformation in energy management and automation. Our technologies, built on EcoStruxure™, harness the power of digitisation, enabling our customers to become more e ̮ cient, safe, reliable, connected and sustainable leaders in the New Digital Economy.” During the two-day event, customers, partners and suppliers were able to attend Strategy Talks on topics as varied as “Rede̬ning power distribution”, “Intuitive manufacturing, thanks to digitisation” and “Reinvented buildings.” Schneider Electric also conducted 15+ Expert LearningSessionswithitsstakeholders,delivering concrete customer successes and solutions and interactive discussions between participants. Mr. Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Chairman and CEO, Schneider Electric delivering his keynote speech at Schneider Electric's 2018 Innovation Summit held at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre in Singapore. Finally, a 3,700 m 2 Innovation Hub demonstrated the wealth of Schneider Electric’s software, solutions and services. The Singapore Innovation Summit will also feature the company’s growing network of Strategic Digital Alliances, Technology Partners, EcoXperts TM and Start-Ups. Over 20 partners were represented, including Microsoft, Accenture, Cisco, Dell EMC, Autogrid, Danfoss, Somfy, and AVEVA, that complement Schneider Electric EcoStruxure TM solutions. Ŷ