Date: Monday – Thursday, September 12-15, 2016

Location: W192 A-C | W193 A-B | W194-A

The objective for the IMTS 2016 conference program is continuous improvement. Focusing on five topic tracks featuring a 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 cost of manufacturing in the United States and create new levels of market demand.

Register    Search Sessions

Conference topics and presentations will focus on:

  • Process Innovations

    • New Materials
    • R & D
    • Composites
    • Tooling / Workholding
    • General Cutting (turning, milling, drilling, etc.)
    • Grinding
  • Alternative Manufacturing

    • Additive / 3D Printing
    • EDM
    • Waterjet
    • Laser
    • Fastening / Joining
    • Welding
  • Plant Operations

    • Energy Efficiency
    • Lean Manufacturing
    • Cost Justification
    • Training / Workforce
    • Government Initiatives
    • Lifecycle Management
  • Automation

    • CAD / CAM
    • Connectivity
    • Motion Control
    • Robotics
    • Software
    • Vision Systems
  • Quality

    • Measurement
    • Testing
    • Inspection
    • Standards
    • Optical / 3D

Conference Schedule

Session Search

IMTS 2016 Conference Schedule
Monday, Sept. 12 Tuesday, Sept. 13 Wednesday, Sept. 14 Thursday, Sept. 15
8:30 am - 9:55 am
Registration
8:30 am - 8:55 am
Registration
8:30 am - 8:55 am
Registration
8:30 am - 8:55 am
Registration
A - B - C A - B - C A - B - C A - B - C
 
10:00 am - 10:55 am
11:00 am - 11:55 am
9:00 am - 9:55 am
10:00 am - 10:55 am
11:00 am - 11:55 am
9:00 am - 9:55 am
10:00 am - 10:55 am
11:00 am - 11:55 am
9:00 am - 9:55 am
10:00 am - 10:55 am
11:00 am - 11:55 am
Break 12:00 pm - 1:10 pm
A - B - C A - B - C A - B - C A - B - C
1:15 pm - 2:10 pm
2:15 pm - 3:10 pm
3:15 pm - 4:10 pm
1:15 pm - 2:10 pm
2:15 pm - 3:10 pm
3:15 pm - 4:10 pm
1:15 pm - 2:10 pm
2:15 pm - 3:10 pm
3:15 pm - 4:10 pm
1:15 pm - 2:10 pm
2:15 pm - 3:10 pm
3:15 pm - 4:10 pm

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

Location

All conference sessions will be held in the West Building — Level 1 of McCormick Place in rooms: W192 A-C, W193 A-B, and W194-A.


Conference Pricing

IMTS 2016 Full Conference $475

  • Includes access to all four days of the IMTS 2016 Conference (Sept. 12-15)
  • Includes lunch voucher for all four days
  • Includes access to IMTS exhibit floor for all six days

IMTS 2016 Conference Day Pass $275

  • Includes access to the IMTS 2016 Conference for the one day you select
  • Includes lunch voucher for the one day of conference sessions you select
  • Includes access to IMTS exhibit floor for all six days

IMTS / Hannover Fairs USA Combo Discount Package $675

  • Includes access to Integrated Industries Conference (Sept. 13)
  • Includes access to Global Automation & Manufacturing Summit (Sept. 14)
  • Includes access to Fluid Power Conference (Sept. 14)
  • Includes access to OPC Foundation Conference (Sept. 15)
  • Includes access to all four days of the IMTS Conference (Sept. 12-15)
  • Includes a lunch voucher for all four days and GAMS Luncheon
  • Includes access to IMTS exhibit floor for all six days

Conference Contact

The window for speaker submissions closed on December 15, 2015. If you still have an abstract that you would like to have considered, please e-mail it to IMTSConference@GIE.net.