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2018 Manufacturing Forum and Industry Open House

May 9, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


 Event Description

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)

9:00-9:10         Welcome:

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


May 9, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8 Canada
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