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2018 Manufacturing Forum and Industry Open House
May 9, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Experiences from the Shop Floor
The Manufacturing Forum and Industry Open House at McMaster will provide examples of Industry 4.0 technology being implemented in production, information on related research results and technology ready to implement and exposure to the advanced manufacturing research capability available to support the development of new and innovative processes and products. Information on existing research support and the objectives and plans of the Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster will also be presented.
8:00-9:00 Registration (Light Continental Breakfast)
Jayson Myers, CEO, Next Generation Manufacturing Canada
9:10-10:00 Keynote presentation:
Don McIntosh, Senior Fellow of Manufacturing Technology, Pratt and Whitney Canada
Industry 4.0 – Experiences from the Shop Floor
Last year’s forum sold out so please register early.
10:00-10:20 Networking Break
10:20-Noon Expert Panel Discussion:
Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster (AMS)
- Discussion on Challenges Manufacturers are Facing
- Details on AMS plans and activities
AMS Example Project Discussion
Industry 4.0 – Available Research Results, Technology and Capability
Noon-1:00 Networking luncheon
1:00-5:00 6th Annual Industry Open House
MMRI, HATCH, CCEM, MARC, BTech, W Booth School, CanmetMATERIALS, BEAM, CANS + more