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Schedule for Monday, September 10:  IMTS 2018 Welcomes Visitors & New Attractions

Good Morning IMTS  |  8:00 AM CT

With Emilie Barta. Interview with Peter Eelman, AMT Vice President – Exhibitions & Business Development

Shop Talk  |  8:30 AM CT

Shop Talk with Bill Herman, AMT Director – International Exhibitons & Sponsorship, featuring Peter Zelinski, Editor-in-Chief, Additive Manufacturing

From the Main Stage  |  9:30 AM CT

IMTS Opening Ceremony & Ribbon Cutting. Opening Address: Doug Woods, President, AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. Welcome Address: Innovation at IMTS , Dr. Jochen Koeckler, Chairman of the Managing Board of Deutsche Messe AG.

MakingChips Live from the Main Stage |  12:00 PM CT

What are we doing to educate and onboard the next generation of manufacturing leaders?

Eighty-four percent of manufacturing executives agree – there's a massive talent shortage in U.S. Manufacturing. If the skills gap is our biggest challenge, what are we doing as a community of manufacturing leaders to educate and onboard the next generation?

MakingChips brings together a diverse panel of the best and brightest minds to brainstorm the different ways we can inspire our future colleagues and solve this massive challenge.

Panelists:

  • Titan Gilroy – CEO & Advocate for American Manufacturing – TITANS of CNC
  • Toni Neary – Director of Education – Morris Group Inc. – Haas Division
  • Jess Giudici – Manager of Talent & Culture – Smalley Steel Ring Company
  • Federico Sciammarella – Interim Mechanical Engineering Chair – NIU

IMTS Report  |  4:00 PM CT

With Emilie Barta. Interview with Titan Gilroy, CEO of TITANS of CNC & Founder TITANS of CNC: Academy

MFG Advocate  |  4:30 PM CT

MFG Advocate with Penelope Brown, AMT Director – Advocacy & Communication. Interview with John B. Lucier, Automation Manager, Methods Machine Tools Beginner's Guide to IIoT and Industry 4.0

Schedule for Tuesday, September 11:  The Future of Manufacturing

Good Morning IMTS  |  8:00 AM CT

With Emilie Barta. Interview with Larry Turner, President & Chief Executive Officer, HANNOVER MESSE USA, which has four co-located shows during IMTS.

Shop Talk  |  8:30 AM CT

Shop Talk with Bill Herman, AMT Director – International Exhibitions & Sponsorship featuring Derek Korn, Editor, Modern Machine Shop, focus on Metalworking Technology at IMTS 2018; Highlights of the MMS Top Shops Conference.

From the Main Stage  |  9:30 AM CT

Daily Address: Doug Woods, President, AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology


Rolling Out the Red Carpet for America's Young Innovators
Speakers:
Tracy Frost, Director, U.S. Department of Defense Manufacturing Technology Program
Mike Burg, Executive Producer, Science + Innovation Awards inspired by Manufacturing USA

MakingChips Live from the Main Stage |  12:00 PM CT

What's on the Manufacturing Horizon?

During times of rapid growth, long-term thinking can easily take a back seat to the next urgent task. Many manufacturing leaders lack the ability to see beyond the immediate future to think more clearly about manufacturing a decade from now. So we're asking the prophets of manufacturing what our industry will look like in 10 years.

Envision the future as our expert panelists cover topics like:

  • Workforce
  • Automation
  • technological innovations
  • domestic and global political regulations

Panelists:

  • Lonnie Love – Group Leader, Manufacturing Systems Research Group – Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Jay Rogers – CEO & Co-founder – Local Motors Industries
  • Adrian Allen – Executive Director – Advanced Manufacturing Research Center (AMRC)

IMTS Report  |  4:00 PM CT

With Emilie Barta. Interview with Jay Rogers, CEO of Local Motors' parent company, LM Industries Group, Inc., creator of the IMTS Ride Experience, a self-driving, 3D-printed, electric vehicle shuttling visitors between Level three of the North and East buildings.

MFG Advocate  |  4:30 PM CT

MFG Advocate with Penelope Brown, AMT Director – Advocacy & Communication. Interview with Chris Schuppe, General Manager, GE Additive.

Schedule for Wednesday, September 12:  Collaborations Between Industry and Education

Good Morning IMTS  |  8:00 AM CT

With Emilie Barta. Interview with Bruce Rauner, Governor of Illinois.

Shop Talk  |  8:30 AM CT

Shop Talk with Bill Herman, AMT Director – International Exhibitions & Sponsorship featuring Gary Vasilash, Editor-in-Chief, Automotive Design + Production; Focus on AD&P: Automotive at IMTS

From the Main Stage  |  9:30 AM CT

Importance of Manufacturing in Illinois
Speakers:
The Honorable Bruce Vincent Rauner, Governor of the State of Illinois
Peter Eelman, Vice President, Exhibitions & Business Development, AMT
Larry Turner, President & CEO, Hannover Fairs USA, Inc.

MakingChips Live from the Main Stage |  12:00 PM CT

Social Media Marketing for Manufacturers

Growing a metalworking brand with social media is a mixture of art and science. For many manufacturers, social media is nothing more than a distraction, but savvy brands understand how to leverage social platforms to build authentic connections that drive tangible business results.

Learn the tips and tactics used by the most prolific social influencers in the metalworking community.

Panelists:

  • Aisha Rasul – Founder & CEO – SociStory
  • Corey Koepnick – Owner & Operator – BadAssMachinists
  • Tom Fetcho – VP of Operations – MariTool Inc.

IMTS Report |  4:00 PM CT

With Emile Barta. Interview with Adrian Allen, Executive Director of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Center.

MFG Advocate  |  4:30 PM CT

MFG Advocate with Penelope Brown, AMT Director – Advocacy & Communication. Interview with Bart Maroney, Senior Adviser for Manufacturing, International Trade Administration.

Schedule for Thursday, September 13:  Advances in the Industry

Good Morning IMTS |  8:00 AM CT

With Emilie Barta. Interview with Douglas K. Woods, President, AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

Shop Talk  |  8:30 AM CT

Shop Talk with Bill Herman, AMT Director – International Exhibitions & Sponsorship featuring Christina M. Fuges, Editorial Director, MoldMaking Technology; Technical Director, Amerimold Expo; Contributing Editor, Additive Manufacturing; Focus on Die/Mold Technology at IMTS

From the Main Stage  |  9:30 AM CT

Manufacturing USA®: Enabling the Digital Revolution
Speakers:
Mike Molnar, Director, Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office
Caralynn Nowinski Collens, M.D., CEO, UI Labs


Technology is constantly changing the way we work and live. Manufacturing processes and products can be transformed by digitization and automation. This talk will capture some of the collaborative innovations underway through DMDII (Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute) and other Manufacturing USA institutes' work with industry, education, and public partners.

MakingChips Live from the Main Stage |  12:00 PM CT

What keeps you awake at night? 4 hot topics that will help you snooze better

We believe that manufacturing is challenging, but our community of metalworking leaders have pinpointed these four topics as most likely to keep them up at night.

Listen in as four of your peers share their experiences with:

  • Succession Planning
  • Technology
  • Culture
  • Sales & Marketing

When we connect as a community of leaders, it makes it easier for all of us to get more sleep at night.

Panelists:

  • Barry Walter – COO – Barry E. Walter, Sr. Co.
  • Dietmar Goellner – CEO – Advanced Machine & Engineering / Hennig Inc.
  • Craig Zoberis – Founder & President – Fusion OEM
  • Teresa Beach-Shelow – President – Superior Joining Technologies, Inc.

IMTS Report |  4:00 PM CT

With Emile Barta. Interview with Steven R. Stokey, Executive Vice President and Owner, Allied Machine & Engineering Corp. & AMT Chairman of the Board.

MFG Advocate  |  4:30 PM CT

MFG Advocate with Penelope Brown, AMT Director – Advocacy & Communication.

Schedule for Friday, September 14:  Technology Trends

Good Morning IMTS |  8:00 AM CT

With Emilie Barta. Interview with Tim Shinbara, AMT Vice President – Manufacturing Technology.

Shop Talk  |  8:30 AM CT

Shop Talk with Bill Herman, AMT Director – International Exhibitions & Sponsorship featuring Chris Koepfer, Editor-in-Chief, Production Machining; Focus on Production Turning Technology at IMTS.

From the Main Stage  |  9:30 AM CT

How to Increase Manufacturing by 40% Without Tariffs
Speaker:
Harry Moser, President, Reshoring Initiative

MakingChips Live from the Main Stage |  12:00 PM CT

Manufacturing Perspectives – How a machine tool manufacturer, tooling manufacturer and a CAD/CAM company work together to elevate a manufacturing business.

What is a community without collaboration?

Connecting technologies is the key to making progress in our industry. With technology advancing faster than ever before, how can manufacturing leaders unite and combine expertise to seamlessly produce results for the end user as we advance through the fourth industrial revolution.

Learn how a machine tool manufacturer, a tooling manufacturer, and a CAD/CAM company join forces to elevate manufacturing businesses.

When we connect as a community of leaders, it makes it easier for all of us to get more sleep at night.

Panelists:

  • Jim King – President & COO – Okuma
  • Andrew Benson – CMO & GM – Iscar Metals
  • Meghan West – President & CEO – CNC Software, Inc. / Mastercam

IMTS Report |  4:00 PM CT

With Emile Barta. Featuring Mark Albert, Editorial Director of Modern Machine Shop, interviewed by Travis Egan, Group Publisher, Gardner Business Media.

MFG Advocate  |  4:30 PM CT

MFG Advocate with Penelope Brown, AMT Director – Advocacy & Communication.

Schedule for Saturday, September 15:  Highlights & IMTS 2020!

Good Morning IMTS  |  8:00 AM CT

With Emilie Barta. Interview with Lonnie Love, Group Leader, Automation, Robotics and Manufacturing at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Shop Talk  |  8:30 AM CT

Shop Talk with Bill Herman, AMT Director – International Exhibitions & Sponsorship featuring Derek Korn, Executive Editor, Modern Machine Shop; Mark Albert, Editorial Director, Modern Machine Shop.

From the Main Stage  |  9:30 AM CT

Daily Address: Doug Woods, President, AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology

MakingChips Live from the Main Stage |  12:00 PM CT

IMTS Wrap-up

Six days of IMTS is enough to make your head spin! Do you have the IMTS Hangover? We've got the remedy!

We've spent an entire week exploring the future of manufacturing technology while connecting dreamers and doers. Saturday's session brings the IMTS experience to a close as we rehash the most important takeaways from the week.

Jason & Jim Wrap up the show with AMT leaders, Peter Eelman and Larry Turner.

Panelists:

  • Peter Eelman – VP of Exhibitions & Business Development – The Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT)
  • Larry Turner – President & CEO – Hannover Fairs USA

IMTS Report |  4:00 PM CT

With Emilie Barta. Interview with Peter Eelman, AMT Vice President – Exhibitions & Business Development.

MFG Advocate  |  4:30 PM CT

MFG Advocate with Penelope Brown, AMT Director – Advocacy & Communication.

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