Online Software KnowHow

Innova user conference

Marel Live Online Knowhow 3

Marel is excited to announce that the Online Software KnowHow for Innova Food Processing Software will take place on 20-22 April 2021. We’re hosting this innovative conference to connect with our customers and share vital insights on how our software solutions can help food processors thrive.

Date

20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

Time

UTC

Keynote: Driving toward the hybrid world

08:00 - 09:00 Your time - 20 April 08:00

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Booting up the New Innova Release

11:00 - 11:45 Your time - 20 April 11:00

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New machine monitoring solutions

12:15 - 13:00 Your time - 20 April 12:15

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Device Control and Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE)

08:00 - 09:30 Your time - 21 April 08:00

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Data utilization in the value chain

10:30 - 12:00 Your time - 21 April 10:30

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Primary pork processing: Innova Slaughter Information System and Chiller Logistics System

12:30 - 13:30 Your time - 21 April 12:30

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Take advantage now: ILCS ZONE & Product improvements

14:00 - 14:45 Your time - 21 April 14:00

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Prepared Foods goes digital

08:00 - 08:45 Your time - 22 April 08:00

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How to advance your Innova QC system

11:00 - 12:30 Your time - 22 April 11:00

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Driving toward the hybrid world

The Online Software KnowHow is an excellent opportunity for Innova users to hone their skills, engage with the community, and learn about the future of Innova solutions at Marel. Through Marel Live, our interactive online platform, participants will have excellent opportunities to meet with industry experts and colleagues, learn technical know-how and Innova news, and share ideas on how we can better meet their software needs.

Who should attend?

We recommend the Online Software KnowHow for Innova users, IT managers, CIO, business analysts, innovation managers, QA managers, production managers, digitalization managers, operations managers, and general management. The conference is primarily aimed at EMEA (European, Middle Eastern, and African) Innova users, but all customers using Innova can join.

The registration fee for the KnowHow is €500 for all sessions except the keynote, which is open for everyone. This fee is waived for eligible Innova LifeCycle Support customers.

Software KnowHow agenda

Product training

Product launch or demo

Tuesday 20 April

Keynote: Driving toward the hybrid world

08.00 – 09.00 UTC

Booting up the New Innova Release

11.00 – 11.45 UTC

 

New machine monitoring solutions

12.15 – 13.00 UTC

Wednesday 21 April

Device Control & Overall Equipment Efficiency

08.00 – 09.30 UTC

 

Data Utilization in the Value Chain

10.30 – 12.00 UTC

Grip on primary pork processing: The new Innova Slaughter Information System and Chiller Logistics System

12.30 – 13.30 UTC

 

Take advantage now: ILCS ZONE & Product improvements

14.00 – 14.45 UTC

Thursday 22 April

How to advance your Innova QC system

11.00 – 12.30 UTC

Prepared Foods goes digital

08.00 – 08.45 UTC


Marel Software Knowhow Presentation 1

Keynote: Driving toward the hybrid world

20 April 2021

Presented by Hjalti Thorarinsson, Vice President of Software at Marel

One of the biggest impacts the pandemic has had on the economy is how businesses operate. In particular, the development toward digitalization has accelerated rapidly. Hjalti Thorarinsson, Vice President of Software at Marel, will discuss the new way of working and how we’ve moved into hybrid settings, and tell you about our plan to take this trusted relationship with customers to the next level.


Marel Software Knowhow Presentation 6

Booting up the New Innova Release

20 April 2021

Industry: Poultry, Fish, Meat

The implementation journey has started, and we are excited to share some of our customers’ experiences with using the new Innova release. Our experts Ingolfur Gauti Arnarson and Hilmar Hauksson will also tell you more about the release, how it impacts your digital journey with Marel, and the applications it will enable.


Marel Software Knowhow Presentation 3

New machine monitoring solutions

20 April 2021

Industry: Poultry, Fish, Meat

We are excited to demonstrate our new remote machine monitoring solution. Presenter Birgitta Strange will show you how to get insights into the technical health of machines and get easy access to some of the key performance indicators. Innova customers can use this solution and experience its benefits from any device with a web browser.


Marel Software Knowhow Presentation 4

Device control and Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE)

21 April 2021

Industry: Poultry, Fish, Meat

Hosted by Ian Smith and taught by Amit Champaneri, Anthony Mukoro, and Yann Nana, this training session will take you through Innova device control to manage activities, highlighting its ease of connection to the production floor as well as methods to maintain its use, monitor its status, and manage data collection. We’ll also discuss how OEE can be implemented to make better operational decisions.


Marel Software Knowhow Presentation 5

Data utilization in the value chain

21 April 2021

Industry: Poultry, Fish, Meat

In this training session, Antoni Georg and Paul Gatting will demonstrate how Innova is instrumental in managing your critical and decisive data throughout the value chain. You’ll learn how to leverage data for decision making and production management, and peek into how to connect diverse systems and installations into one ecosystem for greater efficiency and control.


Marel Software Knowhow Presentation 2

Innova Slaughter Information System and Chiller Logistics System

21 April 2021

Industry: Meat

There’s an ever-increasing demand for information regarding food products and processes. In this launch and demo, Hans Hakkens and Coen Jansen show how collecting data from your primary process supports your process optimization. The new Marel Slaughter Information System and Chiller Logistics System can provide you with all relevant information and ensure full control of your process.


Marel Software Knowhow Presentation 7

Take advantage now: ILCS ZONE & Product improvements

21 April 2021

Industry: Poultry, Fish, Meat

Join the premiere of the ILCS Zone, the new portal created for Innova customers. Presenters Jovana Mia Cosic and Michael Parrish will demonstrate some of the portal’s most exciting features. You’ll learn about the ease of navigating software documentation and how to vote and submit ideas in the portal. You’ll also get a peek into what's coming up in 2021 and hear about today’s latest product improvements. This session is your guide to the benefits of the ILCS community and the power of today!


Marel Software Knowhow Presentation 9

Prepared Foods goes digital

22 April 2021

Industry: Poultry, Fish, Meat

In this launch and demo session, Stefan Peters and Laura Boon will introduce Marel’s dedicated software package for convenience lines and talk about how Innova gives insight into product, equipment, and process data. The package is designed to help our customers make smarter decisions and always meet product specifications. We’ll share how data can help get the most out of your further processing line.


Marel Software Knowhow Presentation 10

How to advance your Innova QC system

22 April 2021

Industry: Poultry, Fish, Meat

The QC module is a robust solution that’s as powerful as you know how to design and maintain it. Led by Anthony Mukoro and Michael Parrish, this training course focuses on enhancing your base QC system to make it smarter, faster, and more connected than ever before. Learn from our experts how to appropriately map and structure your system to better connect throughout your plant.


Connect with our software experts

We’d love to show you what our software solutions can do for your organization. Book a 1:1 online meeting now to connect with our software specialists and learn more.


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Meet the experts

Hjalti Thorarinsson

Hjalti Thorarinsson

As Vice President of Software at Marel, Hjalti is responsible for Marel’s software business, from R&D to sales. He holds an MBA degree from MIT and also currently serves as Director of Business Development in Microsoft's AI division.
Kristin Groa Thorvaldsdottir

Kristin Groa Thorvaldsdottir

Kristin, our event host, is the Director of Software Engineering and has been with Marel for 17 years. She’s worked in software engineering, product management, program management, and now leads the software engineering team.
Hans Hakkens

Hans Hakkens

Innova Product Manager Hans has more than 25 years' experience in information and workflow management. Working in various roles within Marel, he’s helped many companies become more competitive.
Coen Janssens

Coen Janssens

Coen is Innova Sales Lead for Innova in the Meat industry. He joined Marel about 20 years ago and has broad experience in the domain of MES solutions, process control, and production logistics.
Birgitta Strange

Birgitta Strange

IoT Innovation Manager Birgitta has an MSc. degree in Industrial Engineering and has been with Marel for five years. She leads the development of our cloud platform and Marel’s first digital products.
Anthony Mukoro

Anthony Mukoro

Anthony has been with Marel for almost five years and works within Innova Service. He has experience in implementing QC across proteins and has also worked with device solutions, OEE, Packing, and Recipe.
Yann Nana

Yann Nana

Yann Nana is an Innova Software Consultant and joined Marel nearly five years ago. With broad knowledge of device control, he’s aided the implementation and technical support of various Innova projects.
Amit Champaneri

Amit Champaneri

Amit is an Innova Project Engineer working cross-industry installing and configuring Innova. He has many years of experience with Marel and specializes in the configuration of EOL equipment and MES solutions.
Ian Smith

Ian Smith

Ian has worked for Marel for more than 20 years and is responsible for Innova software service in the EMEA region. He leads a team of consultants and project managers delivering quality solutions to customers.
Antoni Georg

Antoni Georg

Antoni has worked for Marel for more than 20 years across all industries. In this time, he’s contributed extensively to diverse integration projects as part of MES and standard solutions.
Paul Gatting

Paul Gatting

Software Process Engineer Paul joined Marel in 2020. His experience includes 14 years in IT support and software delivery in recruitment and customer service environments, specializing in reporting.
Ingolfur Gauti Arnarson

Ingolfur Gauti Arnarson

Ingolfur is Software Product Manager for the new on-premise server release. Working in various roles at Marel for more than 20 years, he has broad experience with all stages of the food value chain.
Hilmar Hauksson

Hilmar Hauksson

Program Management Lead at Marel, Hilmar is focused on the upcoming Innova release. He joined Marel in 2018, bringing extensive experience in managing software development across multiple industries.
Jovana Mia Cosic

Jovana Mia Cosic

Software Product GTM Manager Jovana joined Marel almost two years ago and has been leading ILCS Zone customer portal development. She has more than seven years of experience in the food industry and IT.
Stefan Peters

Stefan Peters

Stefan has more than 25 years of experience in production environments in various sales roles, including more than eight years in MES systems. He’s currently the Software Sales Lead for Marel’s Poultry industry.
Laura Boon

Laura Boon

Laura has worked at Marel for more than seven years. She has a thorough knowledge of our Prepared Foods solutions and has been part of the Innova development team for convenience lines from the start.
Michael Parrish

Michael Parrish

Michael has worked in the food industry for 10 years, including four years with Marel. Working as a cross-industry product manager, his focus areas are FSQA, logistics, traceability, and EOL deliveries.

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