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Ultimo Conference 2022 – The Power of Teamwork

On Thursday, 17 November, we will once again be organising a major edition of the Ultimo Conference! This edition will be a hybrid event in which you can participate free of charge online or attend live as an exclusive VIP, which includes many additional benefits.

17 November
Online / Hotel American Amsterdam

You will hear all about the latest developments from Ultimo and the EAM market, ideal for managers, users and application administrators. Don’t miss out and register today!

  • 25 different sessions, so something for everyone!
  • 6 different customer case studies, which will provide you with plenty of inspiration for your own Ultimo use.
  • 4 Ultimo product sessions, for the necessary functional depth!
  • 10 different partner and trend sessions.
  • Extensive attention for new Ultimo features.
  • A look to the future: what’s on the Ultimo roadmap for the coming period.
  • The presentation of the Ultimo Award 2022.

The programme is as follows:

The Ultimo Conference starts at 1.30 p.m. (CET). Register today and don’t miss anything! Open a PDF of the full programme here.

Time Mainstage
1.30 p.m. Welcome & intro
1.40 p.m. Trends in Enterprise Asset Management: the Power of Teamwork
Malavika Tohani – Research Director Operational Excellence at Verdantix & Ewout Noordermeer – CMO at IFS Ultimo
1.55 p.m. Customer Case Study: A Global Ultimo Cloud Roll-Out at Ravago.
How Ultimo enables Operational Excellence and the added value of continuously benefiting from the latest features. By Mike Janssen – Project Manager Global Technology at Ravago.
2.05 p.m. Ultimo Vision & Product Roadmap
An inspiring presentation covering holistic themes as well as specific features coming soon. By Chris van den Belt – Team Leader Product Management at IFS Ultimo & Harmjan Derksen – Director Product at IFS Ultimo
2.20 p.m. Ultimo Awards
Introducing the finalists.
2.30 p.m. BREAK

After a short break, the various parallel sessions will start at a quarter to three. You can participate in the session of your choice.

Time Choose the session of your choice!
2.45 p.m. The Circle of Collaboration
How Maintenance, Production and Safety can join forces for maximum asset availability and a safe place to work. By Chris van den Belt – Team leader Product Management at IFS Ultimo.
Sustainability with Microsoft
Find out how your organisation can build a more sustainable future, harnessing the power of technology. By Jooske de Groot – SMB lead and sustainability evangelist at Microsoft
Make Your Hospital-wide Asset Management Smarter
Ultimo and Philips are teaming up to innovate hospital asset management by offering an easy-to-deploy IoT solution to free up the time of valuable personnel and decrease the number of assets required for daily operations by providing real-time (location) insights. By Anne Synnatschke – Solution Product Manager PerformanceFlow at Philips
Ultimo Implementation at BP Castrol India:
MaxGrip and Ultimo teamed up to deploy three Indian BP Castrol sites. In our presentation, we pay special attention to the processes and people; how do you update the processes and embed Ultimo into the IT landscape of the sites? How do you take the employees along in the change and work as a team across sites in a joint solution? By Niek Dillerop – Senior implementation specialist at MaxGrip.
3.00 p.m. Mini-break. Time to switch to the next session!
3.05 p.m. Product: Special Mobile
Ultimo GO and Ultimo GO+: an overview of the latest features and new developments. By Chiel Borkent – Product Owner at IFS Ultimo.
Asset Health and Sustainability
Vision, trends and solutions. By Manoj Chandrasekharan – Global Director, Asset Management Portfolio at Schneider Electric.
Teamwork instead of data silos at the University Hospital Brussels
An integrated approach, by Annemie Wynant, Teamlead ICT, non-medical applications and Sven de Crem, application manager Ultimo.
Improve Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE)
Find production losses and obtain real-time insights. Combining RS Production OEE with Ultimo EAM enables your factory to improve OEE, thereby lowering production costs and using fewer resources per unit. By Mikael Persson, Good Solutions AB.
03.20 p.m. Mini-break. Time to switch to the next session!
03.25 p.m. Asset Management at Rijnland District Water Authority
How the Enterprise Asset Management landscape at Rijnland enables the core objectives of ensuring water safety, adequate water and clean water. By Vallérie le Gallou – Team Lead Maintenance Management at Rijnland District Water Authority.
Continuous Learning and Improvement With the VDMXL Control Panel
The VDMXL Control Panel (VCP) is a KPI dashboard in Power BI. Drawing from the data from Ultimo, the VCP provides the insight needed to improve operations, create value and stay in control of the asset performance. By Joris Dircx – Executive Consultant and Managing BI Consultant at Mainnovation.
Compliance Made Easier
To comply with the applicable standards such as ISO 27000 or COBIT, every organisation must incorporate actions into their working method. From a time-consuming to a standardised approach. By Robbert-Jan van Lippevelde, Servitect.
Product: Special Scheduling
An overview of the different planners and latest developments in the Ultimo scheduling landscape by Vincent Ligt – Product Manager at IFS Ultimo.
03.40 p.m. Mini-break. Time to switch to the next session!
03.45 p.m. Customer Case Royal Mosa: The Intelligent Factory and the Future of Maintenance
Ultimo and Axians are joining forces to fulfil the customers’ wish to permanently automate, monitor and analyse their production process. To reduce downtime and predict the best possible timing for maintenance. By Carlijn Donders – Client Manager IoT, data & AI at Axians.
Asset Strategy Optimisation
Match Maintenance Strategy to Asset Criticality. By Ruud Willekes – Senior Solutions Specialist APM at AVEVA
Teamwork in Medical Asset Management  
Teamwork between the Biomedical Service department and its environment is essential for safe medical devices with high availability. By René Drost, NAMCO.
Product: Special Application Management
How to use today’s configuration options to leverage Ultimo’s flexibility, minimise administration and maximise benefits from new features. By Bert Elbertsen – Product Owner at IFS Ultimo.
04.00 p.m. BREAK

After a short break, we will continue with the last part of the programme at 4.15 p.m. The last part of the programme takes place in the form of a plenary session.

Time Mainstage
04.15 p.m. London Gatwick Airport: Managing Sustainable Success
During this customer case presentation, Ultimo administrator & EAM analyst Rachel Mason will explain how the business processes and business information needs are fulfilled with Ultimo at Gatwick Airport and how the use of Ultimo is kept at the right level for all the different user groups. All to support the values of Gatwick Airport: Deliver great service every day, be better than the rest and work together as one team.
04.35 p.m. Ultimo Features 
15 minutes filled with new and improved functionalities by Vincent Ligt (Product Manager) and Kalle Ilsink (Product Owner).
04.50 p.m. Ultimo Awards
Award ceremony, supported by BEAT Cycling: building sustainable success in professional cycling.
05.00 p.m. Conclusion

As mentioned, the Ultimo Conference is a hybrid event in which you can participate free of charge online or attend live as an exclusive VIP which includes many additional benefits. You can choose from the following packages (click on the picture to enlarge):


Register today!

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Freddy Vos VP International Sales
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