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Opening Day Celebrations!

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Opening day for IMTS 2016 is upon us! Here’s what’s kicking-off the 31st edition of IMTS on Monday, September 12:

IMTS 2016 Opening Ceremony

Keynote Address by U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker
9:30 am - 10:00 am
Grand Concourse level 3, stage below the Jumbo Tron, McCormick Place

Topic Speaker
Welcome to IMTS Doug Woods, AMT President
Career in Innovation Richard Simons, AMT Chairman
Innovation in the USA U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker
Ribbon Cutting Secretary Pritzker, Doug Woods, Richard Simons

Ribbon Cutting: Smartforce Student Summit & IMTS 2016

8:30 am – 8:50 am
East Building: Entrance of Controls & CAD/CAM Pavilion

Topic Speaker
Welcome to IMTS Peter Eelman, AMT Vice President – Exhibitions & Business Development
Smartforce student Summit Greg Jones, AMT Vice President – Smartforce Development
Ribbon Cutting Peter Eelman, Greg Jones
IMTS Guests:
Jim Allemann, Process Engineer, Allemann Machine & Tool
Oliver Leopold, student and member of Evanston Robotronix Team
Members of the Evanston Robotronix Team

MTConnect Student Challenge Presentation & Award Ranking

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Grand Concourse Level 3, stage below the Jumbo Tron, McCormick Place

Topic Speaker
MTConnect Student Challenge Tim Shinbara, AMT Vice President – Manufacturing Technology
Student Winners Present Projects Student Winners
Certificate Presentation Tim Shinbara, AMT Vice President – Manufacturing Technology

The main stage will have presentations every morning of IMTS. Be sure to check-out the line-up here: https://www.imts.com/show/mainstage.html


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