Conferences at IMTS

Conferences at IMTS

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IMTS 2014 Conference

The IMTS 2014 Conference brings the industry together, under one roof and at one time, to discuss new opportunities. Network with a community of your industry peers and explore fresh ideas to enhance your business. Leave with different perspectives on overcoming day-to-day and long-range challenges.

  • Registration is Open - Sign Up Today!
  • Conference Dates: Sept. 8 - 11, 2014
  • Location: West Building - Level 1 of McCormick Place
  • Pricing:
    • Conference Day Pass: $250
    • Full Conference: $450
    • Full Access IMTS/GAMS/MDA Combo Conference Pass: $650

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TRAM - Trends in Advanced Machining, Manufacturing and Materials

After its successful debut in North America with more than 300 conference participants, TRAM will once again return to Chicago and the IMTS show this September. TRAM is a 2-day conference program focused on transferring advanced manufacturing technologies to the business leaders, mangers and engineers who lead or play a key role in a facility that serves the aerospace sector.

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Additive Manufacturing Workshop

The goal of the Additive Manufacturing Workshop at IMTS is to bring together manufacturing professionals who are interested in or are already applying additive manufacturing as a production resource. More than a 3D printing seminar, this workshop will focus on industrial applications of additive technologies for making functional components and end-use production parts.

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Motion, Drive and Automation Conference

On Sept. 9 at MDA and IMTS, the second MDA Conference will once again bring industry experts in order to discuss best practices in motion control, power transmission and fluid power. Helping manufacturing professionals to increase efficiency and productivity, this year’s program will cover industrial communications, robotic control, guidance and inspection, linear actuators, 3D printing and 3D machining.

The MDA Conference is co-organized by GIE Media and Hannover Fairs USA, the U.S. office of the organizer of the world’s largest manufacturing technology tradeshow HANNOVER MESSE.

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EOS NAUD 2014 – EOS North America User Day

For the first time ever – the EOS NAUD is open to both EOS customers and all attendees of IMTS – learn about the latest developments in industrial 3D printing/Additive Manufacturing including direct metal laser sintering (DMLS™) and plastics laser-sintering directly from EOS - the world leader in laser-sintering solutions, our customers and partners. The agenda is being finalized and will be posted soon.

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  • Conference Date: Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014
  • Pricing:
    • IMTS Attendees: $75 - includes access to all-day speaker line-up, lunch, refreshments, snacks, and music, hors d’oeuvres and cocktail reception.
    • EOS Customers: FREE - contact or call 1-248-306-0143 x8116 to receive your promo code to waive the $75 registration fee.

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Global Automation & Manufacturing Summit

On Sept. 10, the Global Automation & Manufacturing Summit 2014 at Industrial Automation North America and IMTS will focus on industrial automation, mobility and modern maintenance practices. Speakers from Alcoa, Chrysler and McGladrey will share their expertise to help end-users increase their productivity and to meet their current and future manufacturing challenges. For more information please visit

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ISA Inside

The ISA Inside course provides a detailed look at how the ANSI/ISA99 standards can be used to protect your critical control systems. It also explores the procedural and technical differences between the security for traditional IT environments and those solutions appropriate for SCADA or plant floor environments. CEU Credits: 1.4

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  • Course Title: Using the ANSI/ISA-62443 Standards to Secure Your Industrial Control System (IC32)
  • Conference Date: Sept. 10 - 11, 2014
  • Course Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Price: $1,205 ISA Member; $1,510 List

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