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2018 Global Automation & Manufacturing Summit

Theme: Connecting the Dots
As implementation of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) strategy continues, manufacturers are looking for effective ways to measure and manage plant floor data and make it useful to improve their operations. The 2018 Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit (GAMS) kicked off with a networking luncheon and keynote address followed by four educational sessions led by top industry experts who explored issues such as cybersecurity, operational change maintenance and robotics. The line-up of topics and presenters at GAMS included:

  • Cybersecurity: Focuses on the common-sense ways manufacturers can secure their data and their operational integrity.
  • Embrace your robot: A guide to the future: Discusses the practical ways robots can enhance manufacturing – and all the ways humans are still vital to the operation.
  • IIoT in discrete manufacturing: Managing the process: How to get the most out of IIoT, and how to use data to improve operations, supply chain, and safety.
  • Maintenance and IIoT: Follow the numbers: How sophisticated analytics are helping maintenance teams focus on the right data at the right time with a focus on how this strategy can lead to more uptime and better safety.

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For more information about GAMS, please contact:

Adrienne Zepeda, Show Manager
Hannover USA Industrial Events
Phone: 773-796-4250

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