When: May 3-5, 2016 Where: Rosemont, IL

The nature of the industry is constantly changing from the ever-growing skills gap to the internet of things, drones, driverless vehicles, robotics and a slew of technologies and practices shaping the future. Manufacturing is evolving and industry 4.0 is a hot topic. The best way to stay competitive in a market that requires cutting-edge shifts is to keep up to date on education and products. The IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo is the place to go for learning more about these challenges.

Here are 4 activities to get excited about:

Keynotes from GE, Toyota, Goodyear, Google, and Kent International These keynote speakers and industry influencers will be discussing IT, the power people, growing business, the digital evolution and more. Learn more Plant tours of world-class Chicago companies including Siemens, Method Products, Life Fitness and GereMarie Corporation Boost your operations and learn best practices from world-class manufacturing facilities through behind-the-scenes sneak peeks of their continuous improvement initiatives, use of technology and workforce best practices. Learn more Pre-Conference workshop opportunities Including 3-hour long specialized training sessions focused on best practices with industry 4.0 technology, lean and six-sigma tools and methodologies, strategic thinking into action, and boosting all aspects of the manufacturing business. Learn more  Sessions that best meet your business challenges Make a selection from a variety of sessions in thematic tracks that allows you to meet your team’s learning objectives and schedules. Learn more Meeting challenges    

In addition

The show has an expanded expo floor for 2016 where you can view live demonstrations of products, technologies and services that can alter the face of manufacturing in your facilities. Highlights include the MESA International Smart Manufacturing Pavilion, the Education Theater and the Demo Drive. Learn more MfgTechConference&Expo View the floor plan         Network with over 800+ like-minded individuals and share best practices and ideas through receptions, meal times, and a special event at the Hofbräuhaus Chicago for your chance to win a trip for 2 to Germany! Learn more MTS16-IndustryWeekBestPlantsAward IndustryWeek’s Best Plants Awards recognizes plants, located in North America, that are on the leading edge of efforts to increase competitiveness, enhance customer satisfaction and create stimulating and rewarding work environments.       Plan accordingly! View the full show agenda Download agenda in PDF  

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