IMTS 2020 Conference – Call for Speakers
Abstracts are now being accepted for presentations within The IMTS Conference.
Only contracted IMTS exhibitors will be selected.
Speaker Proposal Submission Procedure
Prospective speakers wishing to participate in the IMTS 2020 conference program should follow all of the stopes in the “Submit Your Proposal” button at the bottom of this page.
The educational value of the session topic is critical in the selection process and thinly disguised sales pitches will not be selected. Develop a unique approach to the topic and separate your session from other similar sessions being considered. Conference attendees should leave the session equipped with "lessons learned," especially as they relate to new technology developments.
You need to consider:
- The scope of your personal expertise
- Timelines of the topic
- Technical level of the topic
- Educational value of the topic
In the months ahead you will begin to see an IMTS 2020 promotional focus on three distinct audience segments:
- Women in manufacturing
- Design engineers
- Job shops
IMTS 2020 will present specific sessions related to these audience segments - some within The IMTS Conference tracks and some in more impromptu venues - however, the exact timing and location of those sessions won’t come into view until spring of 2020. The speakers and topics for those sessions will be drawn from the same pool as The IMTS Conference abstracts. We do not require potential speakers to address these audience segments specifically; however, if you have a designated initiative within your company towards one or more of these groups and you would like to tailor your abstract to focus specifically in that direction, it will be additionally considered for inclusion in those additional sessions.
The IMTS Conference focuses on five topic tracks featuring a wide variety of industry specific sessions:
Information To Gather for Your Abstract Submission
- Person Submitting Information: Name, Company, Address, Phone Number, E-mail
- List of Presenter(s): Company, Speaker Name, Title, Address, E-mail
- Abstract Title
- Hi-Res Headshot Photo - 300 dpi jpeg
IMTS Conference Tracks
|Process Innovations||Alternative||Plant Operations||Quality/Inspection||Systems Integration|
|Process InnovationsComposites||AlternativeAdditive / 3D Printing||Plant OperationsCost Justification||Quality InspecitionInspection||Systems IntegrationIndustrial Internet of Things (IIoT) / Industry 4.0|
|Process InnovationsNew / Exotic Materials||AlternativeEDM||Plant OperationsEnergy Efficiency||Quality InspecitionMeasuring||Systems IntegrationMotion Control|
|Process InnovationsR & D||AlternativeFastening / Joining||Plant OperationsGovernment Initiatives||Quality InspecitionOptical / 3D||Systems IntegrationRobotics|
|Process InnovationsGeneral Cutting (turning, milling, drilling, etc.)||AlternativeLaser||Plant OperationsLean Manufacturing||Quality InspecitionStandards||Systems IntegrationSoftware|
|Process InnovationsGrinding||AlternativeWaterjet||Plant OperationsLifecycle||Quality InspecitionTesting||Systems IntegrationCAD / CAM|
|Process InnovationsTooling / Workholding||AlternativeWelding||Plant OperationsTraining / Workforce||Quality InspecitionVision Systems||Systems IntegrationConnectivity|
The deadline for submitting your abstract is 2/15/2020.
For additional information, please contact IMTSConference@gie.net.
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