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The 2nd Annual Internet of Manufacturing Midwest is over. See you next year!

A huge thank you to all attendees, speakers, sponsors, and partners that made the event a success! Stay tuned for next year's announcements coming soon...

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2018 Speakers Include:

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Steering Committee Members Include:

Victor M. Abelairas
Senior Director, IoT Strategy & Commercial Operations Helix IoT Cloud Business Unit
Ravi Karra
VP Engineering & Technical Product Management, GE Predix
Edward Roden
CIO, SugarCreek
Bill Royce
Executive Lead, IoT, SAS
Terri Lewis
Director of IoT, Caterpillar
James Stanberry
SVP - General Manager, Artik IoT, Samsung
Kevin Christenson
Global Manufacturing IT, Ford
Hameed Mohammed
Director, Business Development, IoT, Microsoft
Seth McDonald
GE Aviation

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Tour of UI Labs & Networking Reception Sponsored by Capax Global

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Join us on June 5th for a pre-event tour of UI LABS’ factory
floor in the heart of Chicago's manufacturing hub, Goose Island, followed by an evening cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and stimulating conversation, sponsored by Capax Global.

At 5:00pm Capax Global will be hosting a drinks reception
for participants in the 5:30pm tour (and members of the two previous tour groups), with some opening remarks from Jerry Hawk (CEO & Managing Partner, Capax Global).

 Buses will collect and return delegates from the Hyatt
Magnificent Mile.

 Limited spaces for registered manufacturers only. Price $59

Tour Times: 4:30pm (full); 5:00pm (full); 5:30pm (limited space available)

Reception: 5:00-7:00pm

ABOUT UI LABS:

UI LABS opened nearly 100,000 square feet of demonstration and collaboration space in May 2015.The UI Labs' mission is to transform industries using digital technologies. Their existing innovation platforms – the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute, and City Tech – focus on manufacturing and infrastructure respectively.

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2018 Key Agenda Topics:

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AI & Machine Learning Applications in Manufacturing
Edge vs. Cloud vs. Fog Computing
Industrial IoT Buy-in
Data Analytics for Manufacturing Supply Chain & Product Design
Reducing Production Downtime through Predictive Analytics
Augmented Reality Applications across Manufacturing Lines
Cybersecurity
Additive Manufacturing & Customization of Production
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What to expect in 2018

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Previous event series attendees include:

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Boeing
Apex Tool
Airbus Helicopters
Bell Helicopter
Bombardier
Blue Apron
Bosch
Briggs Healthcare
Bunn
Caterpillar
Celanese
Chamberlain
CNH Industrial
Commercial Metals Company
Cornerston Automation Systems
Cummins
Dana
Dean Foods
Dober
Dole Food Company
Dober
Dwyer Instruments
EGC Critical Components
Elbit Systems
Elgin Butler
Flowserve
Ford
Forward Solar Roofing
Foxconn
Fujitsu
GDC Technics
General Electric
GHSP, Inc.
General Motors
Greenlee Textron
Halliburton
Hardinge
Hill Rom
Hypertherm
Ingredion
John Deere
Johnson & Johnson
Kaneka
Karma Automotive
Kautex Textron
Klein Tools
Kraft Heinz Company
Konecranes
Lennox
Lockheed Martin
Masterbrand
McWane
Mitsubushi Hitachi Power Systems
Monsanto
Morey
Nalco Company
National Oilwell Varco
Navistar
Nestle
Nerium
Parker Hannifin
Pioneer Natural Resources
Schlumberger
Siemens
Stanley Black & Decker
Sugar Creek
Sun Hydraulics
Schneider Electric
Sub Zero
Tenaris
Tesla
Texas Bit
Thyssenkrupp
Transocean
Trinity Industries
Triumph Aerostructures
Ulterra Drilling Companies
Weatherford
Whitmore Manufacturing
Wilsonart
Watlow
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Who should attend?

This event is tailored for Technical and Business Decision Makers in the key industries of manufacturing.

The conference will be appropriate for manufacturing experts in:

  • Chief Innovation Officers

  • Chief Technology Officers

  • Chief Executive Officers

  • Chief Information Officers

  • VPs

  • Directors/Heads of

Departments:

  • Technology

  • Innovation

  • Production

  • Operations

  • Manufacturing/Plant Operations

  • Product

Heads of

  • R&D

  • IoT

  • Digital

  • Cybersecurity

  • IT/Data Science/Information

  • Engineering

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Meet

We understand that one of the key reasons to attend a conference is to network, learn from our peers and make useful contacts.

We have a range of options managed through our concierge services to maximize the effectiveness of your attendance and to ensure you meet the people you want to meet:

Where

Internet of Manufacturing North America will be held at Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile, allowing you to experience the culture and urban energy of downtown Chicago. Nestled in the heart of Michigan Avenue, the recently renovated Magnificent Mile hotel is an oasis of style and comfort.

Internet of Business has secured preferential rates for your stay during Internet of Manufacturing. To take advantage of these special rates, please click the button below! Discounted rates expire, Wednesday May 9, 2018.


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All of our passes entitle you to the following:

  • Full access to all conference sessions
  • Lunch and refreshments on 2 days
  • Access to networking app
  • Unlimited 1 to 1 pre-booked meetings with key technology experts
  • Evening reception

Manufacturer Pass

This pass entitles you to all of the above. This pass is available to manufacturers only.

$499 after 5/30/18

Solution Provider Pass

Your Solution Provider Pass entitles you to the above list, less the 1 to 1 pre-booked meetings.

Who is it for?

You are part of the decision-making team of an end user company already implementing or looking to implement within the next 18 months a solution in the areas of IoT, AI, Data, Connectivity and Edge Computing

Who is it for?

You are a Solution Provider that has products and services designed to implement IoT, AI, Data, Connectivity or Edge technologies. This Pass allows you to participate as a delegate at the conference as a technology expert and leader in your field.

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COMPLIMENTARY SNAPSHOT
To better understand the challenges that U.S. manufacturers face regarding IoT adoption, we asked some of the leading experts on the subject to answer what the sector needs to become more efficient, productive, and competitive during the era of Industry 4.0.

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