Conferences at IMTS 2022
The challenges presented by current economic conditions, technical innovations, and supply chain hurdles necessitate that we, as an industry, identify new methodologies, best practices, and opportunities to learn. A variety of conferences presented throughout the week of IMTS are your opportunity to gain professional insights and hone your business acumen for facing these challenges with new resources and knowhow.
*Note: Conference Registration will open June 6, 2022
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IMTS Conference 2022
The IMTS Conference 2022 will convene innovators and exceptional leaders in the industrial space who are shaping the future of manufacturing. With a slate of product experts selected entirely from IMTS exhibiting companies, The IMTS Conference will equip you with tangible solutions that you can put into practice at your shop immediately.
**Note: All sessions have been chosen for this conference and the speakers have been notified.
IMTS Job Shops Specialty Program:
Job Shops Workshop Day 1 Powered by AMT
Designed exclusively for you, join other job shops stakeholders to find the latest advancements to help excel and discover new ways to create, connect, and manufacture. This half-day program, presented by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology, offers insights and learnings with an industry roundtable and panel discussion. Lunch and networking are included.
IMTS Job Shops Specialty Program featuring Modern Machine Shop's Top Shops
This ½-day program, presented by AMT and Modern Machine Shop, offers attendees into this year's annual Top Shops benchmarking survey. Learn from industry experts and current and past Top Shop award winners and find out what makes a shop rise to the top and how your shop stacks up against the competition.
IMTS Investor Forum
The IMTS Investor Forum connects you with advanced manufacturing experts who will demystify the estimated $65 billion manufacturing technology industry and offer tools to help you identify opportunities. Curated, guided tours of the trade show floor afford you an inside experience with the industry, firsthand from start-ups and industry insiders.
IMTS Women Make Manufacturing Move Events
The IMTS Women Make Manufacturing Move program celebrates the women driving the future of manufacturing. With curated sessions, meet-ups, programming, and receptions, join professionals from around the globe to engage and connect. This dedicated program will inspire women in our manufacturing technology community through networking and business.
Co-located and Partner Conferences @ IMTS
Beyond the IMTS Conferences, new events have been added to the docket for 2022. Please review the variety of conferences presented by partner organizations and co-located events. You will find several professional development opportunities for your team and yourself.
Additive Manufacturing Conference
As the first and only event focused exclusively on additive technologies for industrial part production, the conference takes a practical, applications-based look at the machines, materials and methodologies being used to create end-use tools and components. The event is designed for owners, executives and engineers at contract manufacturers, as well as OEMs involved in durable goods manufacturing.
3D Printing Workshop for Job Shops
3D printing's biggest potential lies in the hands of manufacturers – those that can see the intersections between CNC machining and additive manufacturing and innovate ways to evolve part production. The 3D Printing Workshop for Job Shops at IMTS offers a unique opportunity to see how these technologies are blending and how shops are successfully implementing additive technology into their workflow. Learn how 3D printing can help your shop with prototyping, tooling, production and more.
Industrial Laser Conference
This conference, presented by the Laser Institute of America (LIA), focuses on laser processing for manufacturing applications. We will consider laser applications from marking to cutting, to welding and heat treating, to remote welding, to cleaning and additive manufacturing, and more.
Parts Cleaning Conference
The Parts Cleaning Conference is the place for you to learn the latest cleaning technology. Over the past few years, cleaning has become more important than ever. Environmental limitations are becoming more strict and manufacturers demand high quality clean parts. The Parts Cleaning Conference will detail how to make it all happen, while staying within compliance and while staying on budget.
HANNOVER MESSE USA 2022 Conference
The 2022 HANNOVER MESSE USA Conference will offer 5 topics tracks including Motion & Drives, Cybersecurity, Industry 4.0, Automation, and Supply Chain; a comprehensive conference that will provide solutions to current manufacturing concerns.
OPC Foundation Conference
The OPC UA Seminar is about industrial interoperability scaling from sensor to IT & Cloud and back. Learn about the ONE harmonized solution OPC UA FX for process and factory automation. Learn why MQTT-only is not enough and why the biggest 6 big IT companies support OPC UA over MQTT.More Information
Technology Leadership Summit
The Technology Leadership Summit will provide the opportunity for a global community of change-driven, growth-minded leaders to network and collaborate. Focusing on digital transformation, leaders will exchange views and information, allowing discussion of tomorrow's challenges as well as share ideas on how to leverage current opportunities and solutions. Hear from like-minded leaders discussing big data, digital twin, robotics, additive manufacturing and tour the show floor with an industry expert.
The Smarter Sourcing Symposium at IMTS 2022
The inaugural Smarter Sourcing Symposium at IMTS 2022, presented by The Onshoring Project, will deliver direct strategies for sounder and more financially beneficial North American part production. OEMs, Tier suppliers and contract manufacturers, alike, will benefit from first-hand demonstrations and panel discussions on new tools and proven techniques for leaner, more agile, more profitable domestic sourcing.More Information
Show Floor Education Sessions @ IMTS
Smart Manufacturing Hub
We Invite You to Visit the Smart Manufacturing Hub at IMTS 2022! Over the last decade, the evolution of the Internet of Things, Big Data and the desire for ever-increasing productivity has driven the smart manufacturing movement. The growing need for education, alongside increased offerings and adoption, has provided us with the opportunity to lead the discussion on the future of making things.
HANNOVER MESSE USA Solutions Theater
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Free for to all attendees, the Solutions Theater will be located on the HANNOVER MESSE USA show floor in the East Building, Level 2. It will feature presentations, case studies, demonstrations, and special events. Topics include Advanced Connectivity, Data Driven Intelligence, Smart Workers & Managers, Human/Machine Integration, Advanced Manufacturing Methods.