IMTS 2014 Conference

IMTS 2014 Conference

The objective for the IMTS 2014 conference program is continuous improvement, and the primary goal will be to build on the success of the IMTS 2012 conference. Focusing on five topic tracts featuring a wide variety of industry specific sessions, presentations will provide solutions to current manufacturing problems such as improving productivity; improving part quality; and developing a stable, competent workforce to lower the costs of manufacturing in the United States and create new levels of market demand. Therefore, conference topics and presentations will focus on:

Process Innovations Alternative Manufacturing
Processes
Plant Operations
  • Composites
  • Exotic Materials
  • New Materials
  • R&D
  • General Cutting (turning,
    milling, drilling, etc.)
  • Grinding
  • Tooling / Workholding
  • Additive / 3D Printing
  • EDM
  • Fastening / Joining
  • Laser
  • Waterjet
  • Welding
  • Cost Justification
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Government Initiatives
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Life Cycle Management
  • Training / Workforce
Quality / Metrology Systems Integration
  • Inspection
  • Measuring
  • Optical / 3D
  • Standards
  • Testing
  • CAD / CAM
  • Motion Control
  • Robotics
  • Software
  • Vision Systems

Conference Schedule

IMTS 2014 Conference Schedule

Monday, Sept. 8 Tuesday, Sept. 9 Wednesday, Sept. 10 Thursday, Sept. 11
8:30am - 9:55am
Registration
8:30am - 9:55am
Registration
8:30am - 9:55am
Registration
8:30am - 9:55am
Registration
A - B - C A - B - C A - B - C A - B - C
10:00am - 10:55am
11:00am - 11:55am
9:00am - 9:55am
10:00am - 10:55am
11:00am - 11:55am
9:00am - 9:55am
10:00am - 10:55am
11:00am - 11:55am
9:00am - 9:55am
10:00am - 10:55am
11:00am - 11:55am
Break 12:00pm - 1:10pm
A - B - C A - B - C A - B - C A - B - C
1:15pm - 2:10pm
2:15pm - 3:10pm
3:15pm - 4:10pm
1:15pm - 2:10pm
2:15pm - 3:10pm
3:15pm - 4:10pm
1:15pm - 2:10pm
2:15pm - 3:10pm
3:15pm - 4:10pm
1:15pm - 2:10pm
2:15pm - 3:10pm
3:15pm - 4:10pm

Sessions are 55 minutes long and should include 5-10 minutes for Q&A.

Location

All conference sessions will be held in the West Building – Level 1 of McCormick Place.

Contact Information

Tom Grasson, Associate Publisher, GIE Media Inc., at tgrasson@gie.net or 330-523-5391

John Krisko, Director-Exhibitions, AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology, at jkrisko@AMTonline.org or 703-827-5252