MESA Events

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Event:MESA 2017 North American Conference, May 8-10, 2017 
Location:Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.
The Real Value of Smart Manufacturing

May 8-10, 2017  |  Co-located with IndustryWeek's Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo

Huntington Convention Center - Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.

This is the place to go to get beyond the hype about Smart Manufacturing and gain unprecedented access to information, forums, peers and domain experts - all focused on getting at real value.

Forbes Magazine recently dubbed Cleveland as "America's Hottest City Right Now", and we couldn't agree more!  Join the MESA Community and the IndustryWeek "M&T Crowd" to network, share and listen.

Explore the "North Coast" of the U.S., and learn what's making Cleveland so hot these days - and don't be surprised to learn something about the real value of Smart Manufacturing, too!

More Information here.

Event:MESA International United Kingdom Special Interest Group Second Meeting, May 10, 2017
Location:International Manufacturing Centre, Warwick Manufacturing Group,Warwick University, Coventry, CV4 7AL

We invite you (and your colleagues) to attend the discussions and subsequent tour of the International Manufacturing Centre, and Energy Innovation Centre, at no charge.

The Agenda and more information is available here.

Event:ARC European Industry Forum- May 16-17, 2017
Location:Hotel Meliã Sitges (Barcelona), Spain
Industry in transition: Realizing the Digital Enterprise

On May 16th and 17th 2017, ARC Advisory Group will host its European Industry Forum (EIF) at the Meliã Hotel Sitges in Spain. The European Industry Forum is part of ARC's successful series of worldwide conferences in the USA, India, China, and Japan.

Participants are invited to attend a series of exclusive plenary and breakout sessions. In these sessions, ARC analysts and other automation experts will analyze trends and drivers in manufacturing and tell the inside story of successful operations and applications.

Planned sessions include:
. Advanced Manufacturing and Modularization
. Asset Lifecycle Management and Smart Machines
. Cybersecurity
. Energy and Sustainability
. Industrial Analytics and Edge Computing
. Industrie 4.0, IIoT, and Smart Manufacturing
. IT/OT Convergence
. Organization and Workforce Development

ARC's European Industry Forum features dedicated workshops, offering ample opportunity to learn and discuss about trends and developments.

You are welcome to join ARC's European Industry Forum on May 16 - 17, 2017. For more information about attending, speaking or sponsoring, please go to or contact
Event:ISA Food & Pharmaceutical Industries Division Symposium-May 16-17. 2017
Location:Boston, Massachusetts, USA
More information to come- visit ISA FPID for up to date details! 

MESA Marketing Committee Chair, John Clemons, will present "Using SPC to Control Prefilled Injectable Dosage".
Event:Automation Conference & Expo- May 23-24, 2017 
Location:Chicago Marriott O'Hare

Augmented Reality, the Convergence of IT and OT and Cybersecurity Share the Stage

Network with experts and colleagues and get educated at the sixth annual Automation Conference & Expo, in Chicago, May 23-24. Produced by Automation World magazine and PMMI Media Group, this popular knowledge exchange will explore the trends and technologies that are transforming manufacturing and driving increased efficiency, profits and safety across all industries. 

MESA will be supporting and attending this conference, which will feature presentations on 
  • cybersecurity in food processing, presented by Snyder's-Lance
  • the convergene of IT and OT and what it means for automation professionals
  • augmented reality for maintenance and repair, presented by Caterpillar
  • 3D printing and prototyping
  • how MQTT is enabling the IIoT in the oil and gas industry 
  • and much more, with over two dozen educational sessions 
Learn more and register at or call 1-800-355-5595. 

Save $100 on your registration fee with discount code: mesa.
Event:IoT Tech Expo Europe 2017- June 1-2, 2017
Location:Estrel, Berlin

IoT Tech Expo Europe 2017

Explore the entire IoT ecosystem at Europe's leading IoT event with 6 dedicated conference tracks covering the key industry verticals including manufacturing, transport, logistics, government, energy, automotive and agriculture. Free expo passes available. 

6 conference tracks. 4,000 attendees. 200+ speakers. 150+ exhibitors.

MESA members receive 20% off on your registration fee with discount code: MESA20

Event:Northeast L.E.A.N. Conference- September 19-20, 2017
Location:The DCU Center, Worcester, MA, USA
Learn the Latest in LEAN Tools and Culture

MESA is collaborating with GBMP on the 2017 Northeast L.E.A.N. Conference!

The Integration of Tools and Culture is the theme for this premier lean practitioner conference in 2017. 
With MESA's expertise in smart manufacturing tools and GBMP's leading lean community, this is destined to be a fantastic conference. We expect to have some MESA members presenting their learnings here as well.

The Northeast L.E.A.N. Conference is an energizing and interactive open sharing opportunity.
Mark your calendar now to be in Worcester, MA USA on September 19-20, 2017.
Register now using the code MESA2017 to get the early bird discount AND a special 15% additional MESA member discount.

Event:IoT Tech Expo North America 2017-November 29-30, 2017
Location:Santa, Clara, Silicon Valley

IoT Tech Expo North America 2017

Explore the entire IoT ecosystem across 6 dedicated conference tracks covering the key industry verticals including manufacturing, transport, logistics, government, energy, automotive and agriculture. Free expo passes available.
6 conference tracks. 6,000 attendees. 200+ speakers. 150+ exhibitors.

MESA members receive 20% off on your registration fee with discount code: MESA20
Event:13th Annual European Manufacturing Strategies Summit- November 27-29, 2017
Location:Berlin, Germany

The incredible case studies and projects on offer will discuss and uncover the latest developments in European manufacturing. Topics included lean, OpEx, Industry 4.0, workforce development, leadership, safety, quality, risk management, automation and technology. 

Register now using the code MESA20 to get a special 20% discount.