McMaster University Manufacturing Forum and 6th Annual Industry Open House
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McMaster University Manufacturing Forum and 6th Annual Industry Open House

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.

 Export to Your Calendar 2018-05-09
When: Wednesday, May 9, 2018
8:00 AM
Where: MDCL on McMaster Main Campus
Hamilton, Ontario 
Canada
Contact: Stephen Veldhuis

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Manufacturing Forum

(Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster)

and

6th Annual Industry Open House

8:00-5:00 pm, Wednesday May 9th

McMaster University

Note: This year’s venue has changed to MDCL on McMaster’s main campus to allow space for more attendees. 

Detailed directions and free parking instructions will be provided shortly.


 

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.

 

Agenda:

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

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/rob-magazine/made-in-canada-five-factories-transportation-equipment/article33088005/

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

 

Please feel free to extend this invitation to others interested in learning more about Industry 4.0 and Canada’s Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster (AMS) being led by Next Generation Manufacturing Canada.

 

More information and Free Event Registration available by linking here