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  Session Title   Time   Room  
  Monday, September 8  
 

Alternative Manufacturing Processes

 
  Re-evaluating the EDM Process   11:00 AM - 11:55 AM   W-194B  
  Production Throughput for Additive Manufacturing   1:15 PM - 2:10 PM   W-192A  
  The Impact of 3D Printing on Industrial Automation - Internal and External Implications   2:15 PM - 3:10 PM   W-193B  
 

Plant Operations

 
  Unlocking Greater Process Value with High-Performance Metalworking Fluids   10:00 AM - 10:55 AM   W-192B  
  Demystifying the Relationship Between Material Mgmt, Cost Mgmt, and Cash Mgmt   11:00 AM - 11:55 AM   W-195  
  Beyond Lean: Unleashing the Power of Smart Pull   2:15 PM - 3:10 PM   W-194B  
  Capital Equipment Justification - The Truth About ROI   2:15 PM - 3:10 PM   W-195  
  Transform Your Manufacturing with Process Control   3:15 PM - 4:10 PM   W-192B  
 

Process Innovations

 
  Machining Turbine Blades - Best Practices   3:15 PM - 4:10 PM   W-192A  
 

Quality / Metrology

 
  High Speed In-Line Inspection of Surface and Internal Defects   10:00 AM - 10:55 AM   W-192C  
  Manufacturing the Future   1:15 PM - 2:10 PM   W-192B  
  Achieving the Best Possible Straightness and Hole Tolerance in Deep Hole Drilling   1:15 PM - 2:10 PM   W-192C  
 

Systems Integration

 
  PLC Robot Control - A New Trend in Robotics   10:00 AM - 10:55 AM   W-192A  
  Manufacturing Future with MTConnect + Google Glass + iBlue   11:00 AM - 11:55 AM   W-193B  
  Using Simulation Software to Achieve True "Lights-Out" Machining   3:15 PM - 4:10 PM   W-192C  
  Tuesday, September 9  
 

Alternative Manufacturing Processes

 
  Additive Manufacturing -The Pros and Cons   9:00 AM - 9:55 AM   W-192B  
  High-Power Solid State Lasers and Their Applications   10:00 AM - 10:55 AM   W-194B  
 

Plant Operations

 
  Training for Existing and Emerging Technologies   3:15 PM - 4:10 PM   W-195  
 

Process Innovations

 
  Anatomy of a CNC Machine Tool Retrofit   9:00 AM - 9:55 AM   W-192C  
  Honing of Thermal Coated Cylinder Bores   11:00 AM - 11:55 AM   W-192A  
  Breaking Traditions in Turning - Are We Limiting Ourselves?   11:00 AM - 11:55 AM   W-192B  
  A Comparison of Three Strategies for Cost Effective Machining of Titanium   11:00 AM - 11:55 AM   W-192C  
  Getting Started with MTConnect   1:15 PM - 2:10 PM   W-194B  
  Tool Failure Analysis and Decision Making   2:15 PM - 3:10 PM   W-192A  
  New Research on Mass Finishing for 3D Printed Parts   2:15 PM - 3:10 PM   W-192B  
  Machining Intelligently   2:15 PM - 3:10 PM   W-192C  
  Choosing a Toolholder Technology that Best Fits Your Process   3:15 PM - 4:10 PM   W-193B  
 

Quality / Metrology

 
  Measurement Systems to Optimize Automation Processes   1:15 PM - 2:10 PM   W-195  
 

Systems Integration

 
  Implementing Machine Vision Guided Robotics for Flexible Automation   9:00 AM - 9:55 AM   W-192A  
  iPads in the Machining Workplace   10:00 AM - 10:55 AM   W-193B  
  Automation for Lower Volume Parts   10:00 AM - 10:55 AM   W-195  
  Integrated CNCs and Robots   1:15 PM - 2:10 PM   W-193B  
  Dynamic Machining Techniques   3:15 PM - 4:10 PM   W-194B  
  Wednesday, September 10  
 

Alternative Manufacturing Processes

 
  Combining Additive and Subtractive Manufacturing in Manufacture and Repair   9:00 AM - 9:55 AM   W-192A  
  The Roles of Power, Pressure, Abrasive Flow and Efficiency in Waterjet Cutting Performance   9:00 AM - 9:55 AM   W-192C  
  How Lasers Can Benefit Medical Part Manufacturing   10:00 AM - 10:55 AM   W-195  
 

Plant Operations

 
  Deploying Best Measurement Practices Across Your Organization   10:00 AM - 10:55 AM   W-193B  
  Part Cost Reduction   11:00 AM - 11:55 AM   W-192B  
  Implementing Lean as a Initiative in a High Mix/Low Volume Job Shop   2:15 PM - 3:10 PM   W-192C  
  Implementing an Effective Inventory Management Solution: It Starts with Software   3:15 PM - 4:10 PM   W-194B  
  Program Empowerment for 21st Century Aerospace Projects   3:15 PM - 4:10 PM   W-195  
 

Process Innovations

 
  Reduce Cost and Increase Throughput for Large Parts with Multi-Tasking Universal Machines   10:00 AM - 10:55 AM   W-194B  
  Experiencing Accelerated Business Growth   1:15 PM - 2:10 PM   W-193B  
  Magnetic Workholding "Then and Now"   1:15 PM - 2:10 PM   W-194B  
  6-Side Flexible Machining - A New Approach   2:15 PM - 3:10 PM   W-192B  
 

Quality / Metrology

 
  Increasing Part-Inspection Throughput Using Inline Optical Sensors   1:15 PM - 2:10 PM   W-195  
  Laser Scanners Redefine Non-Contact Measurement Excellence   3:15 PM - 4:10 PM   W-193B  
 

Systems Integration

 
  3D Scanners and Their Positioning Method: A Guide for Selecting the Right Device   9:00 AM - 9:55 AM   W-192B  
  Smart Manufacturing: Transforming the Way to Interact with CNC Machines   11:00 AM - 11:55 AM   W-192A  
  Is 3D CAD Data Exchange Spinning Your Wheels?   11:00 AM - 11:55 AM   W-192C  
  Cloud Computing: What It Is and How It Will Revolutionize the Manufacturing Industry   2:15 PM - 3:10 PM   W-192A  
  Thursday, September 11  
 

Alternative Manufacturing Processes

 
  The Laser Revolution in the Tooling Industry   9:00 AM - 9:55 AM   W-192A  
  How to Determine if Laser Hot Wire Cladding is Right for Your Application   3:15 PM - 4:10 PM   W-194B  
 

Plant Operations

 
  Wastewater Recirculation Technology for Mass Finishing Equipment   2:15 PM - 3:10 PM   W-192A  
  The Power of FIVE: The most efficient way to instantly increase profitability   2:15 PM - 3:10 PM   W-192C  
  Development of the Aerospace Supply Chain   3:15 PM - 4:10 PM   W-195  
 

Process Innovations

 
  High-Efficiency Machining of Aluminum Aircraft Structural Components   9:00 AM - 9:55 AM   W-192C  
  Demystifying 5-Axis Machining   10:00 AM - 10:55 AM   W-193B  
  Machining Optimization of Composite Materials   10:00 AM - 10:55 AM   W-194B  
  Combination Tools. . . When They Make Sense   10:00 AM - 10:55 AM   W-195  
  Productivity and Quality Improvements for Tape Laying Machines   11:00 AM - 11:55 AM   W-192B  
  Implementing Modular Solutions for Tool Holders and Workholding   11:00 AM - 11:55 AM   W-192C  
  Demands Placed Upon Machine Tools for Processing Difficult to Machine Materials   1:15 PM - 2:10 PM   W-193B  
  Advanced Implementation of Quick-Change Fixturing Technologies Across Machine Platforms   1:15 PM - 2:10 PM   W-195  
  Material Trends and Their Challenges on Future Machinability   2:15 PM - 3:10 PM   W-192B  
 

Quality / Metrology

 
  MQL 101   9:00 AM - 9:55 AM   W-192B  
  Resonant Inspection of Small Metal Parts   11:00 AM - 11:55 AM   W-192A  
 

Systems Integration

 
  A Roadmap for Moving Beyond Lean and Becoming Agile with Industrial Machines   1:15 PM - 2:10 PM   W-194B  
  New Trends with Servomotor Encoders and Cables   3:15 PM - 4:10 PM   W-193B