MESA EVENTS

Event:MESA 2018 North American Conference - May 8-10
Location:Raleigh, North Carolina
Details:
Manufacturing IT Show May 2018
MESA Members and Friends of MESA can use discount code 'MESA218' at registration to get $200 off

Event:Analytics That Matter Survey 
Location:Online
Details:
Survey

Event:MESA 2018 Smart Story Awards
Location:Online
Details:Smart Manufacturing Case Studies

 MESA's Third Annual Smart Story Awards is the chance to get recognized for 
 your story about using IT to drive Smart Manufacturing.

 Submission period starts April 16th. Submit videos, case studies, articles, etc.
 Stories go live and are free to download on July 8th through Dec. 31, 2018.
 ALL STORIES get promotion, but only the top 3 stories with the most
 downloads will win!  Click to learn more.

Event:MESA EMEA Board Face-to-Face Meeting May 15, 2018
Location:Barcelona, Spain
Details:

This F2F meeting is held for MESA EMEA Board Members which will be located at the ARC Industry Forum. For more information contact michel.devos (at) mesconsult.be

Looking for training dates? MESA Global Education Program dates and locations can be found here.


MESA SUPPORTED EVENTS
MESA Supported Events are co-promoted and/or have a MESA speaker or give MESA the opportunity to be a sponsor of the event. If you'd like your event promoted by MESA, please send Abigail Zieger abigailzieger@mesa.org 250 words or less and your listing will be added and promoted in our eNews.

To get a MESA speaker at your event, please feel free to contact anyone from this list of speakers, our board members, regional group chairs, or our technical committee working group chairs. MESA marketing materials such as logos can be accessed on our media kit page.
Event:FT Future of Manufacturing Summit May 3, 2018
Location:Chicago, Illinois, USA
Details:
       FT Future

U.S. manufacturers are at the center of the tectonic shifts that are reshaping industry worldwide, shaking the economics of production and distribution and generating new business models and novel sources of optimization, efficiency and revenue.

Taking place on the May 03 at the Hilton Chicago, The Financial Times, Future of Manufacturing Summit USA will bring together senior business leaders and policy makers for a unique, high level discussion on the particular opportunities and challenges facing U.S. manufacturing. The conference will identify, analyze, and propose solutions on the key areas impacting the sector, including industrial policy, technological advancements, skills and talent improvement and innovation development.

Hear a distinguished line-up of expert speakers address the issues that matter through a variety of formats including keynote presentations, interviews, discussions and audience Q&A.

Speakers confirmed include:

  • Paul Eremenko, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, United Technologies Corp

  • Patrick Bass, Chief Executive Officer, thyssenKrupp North America

  • Marco Annunziata, Former Chief Economist and Head of Business Innovation Strategy, General Electric

  • Paul Browning, President and CEO, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas

  • Mairead Magner, Vice President of Talent and Organizational Capability, Ingersoll-Rand

  • Tracey Massey, President, Americas, Mars Wrigley Confectionery

  • Esra Ozer, President, Arconic Foundation

  • Martina Koederitz, Global Industry Managing Director, Industrial and Automotive, IBM

  • Kurt D. Bettenhausen, Senior Vice President, Corporate Technology, Siemens Corporation

  • Caralynn Nowinski Collens, Chief Executive Officer, UI Labs

Registration information:

Please note, attendance is complimentary for Senior Executives from Manufacturing Companies, apply for your place online today and invite a senior colleague(s) to attend with you.

For full information and to secure your place, visit the event site online here.


Event:MESA 2018 North American Conference May 8-10, 2018
Location:Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Details:
SEEKING COMMON GROUND FOR SMART MANUFACTURING

This is the event to attend to go beyond the hype about Smart Manufacturing and gain unprecedented access to information, forums, peers and domain experts-all focused on getting value and establishing common ground in Smart Manufacturing.

Why seek common ground? Because Smart Manufacturing is equal parts smart technologies and smart people. Manufacturers must ensure modern technology advancements are tied to real-world business value. The only way to do that is to be part of the discussion. 

Join the MESA Community and the IndustryWeek "M&T Crowd" to network, share and learn this May.

Event:ARC European Industry Forum May 15-16, 2018
Location:Barcelona, Spain
Details:

On May 15th and 16th 2018, 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:

 

·        Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, and Big Data

·        Asset Performance Management

·        Cybersecurity

·        Digitalization for Machine Builders

·        Edge/Fog/Cloud Computing

·        Human Factors and Change

·        Industrial Internet of Things

·        Manufacturing Execution Systems

 

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 15 – 16, 2018.  For more information about attending, speaking or sponsoring, please go to https://www.arcweb.com/events/arc-industry-forum-europe or contact ablech@arcweb.com.


Event:Automation Conference & Expo May 22-23, 2018
Location:Chicago, Illinois, USA
Details:


          auto

As the leading peer-to-peer educational and networking event for industrial automation professionals in the process industries, discrete manufacturing and packaging, this year's Automation Conference will explore cybersecurity and operational safety, big data, operational excellence, IT/OT integration, IIoT and leading Industry 4.0 innovations. Attendees can learn from two days of general sessions, panel discussions and 16 Technology Workshops. Join us May 22-23 at the Chicago Marriott O'Hare.


See program and register »


Event:Plant Management Forum June 12-13, 2018
Location:Birmingham, UK
Details:

PMF


Plant Management Forum is taking place from 12-13 June, 2018 in Birmingham, UK. The only peer-to-peer learning and networking event designed for senior plant management professionals from all asset-centric industries.

This unique event will give you the perfect opportunity to get invaluable insight into the most effective and efficient way to run your plant or site.

Highlights are set to include:

·         Real life case studies delivered by leaders from multiple asset-centric organisations across multiple industries, including Sanofi, Mondelez, GSK, Statoil and EDF Energy

·         Technical and expert content including; plant continuous improvement programmes development, building a plant maintenance strategy and embedding cutting-edge technology at your site

·         Interactive discussion groups and Q&A, designed to maximise opportunity for benchmarking, collaboration and peer-to-peer learning

·         Unparalleled networking sessions and an evening reception

Registration is open with early bird fees available until April 27th. Visit the website now to book your seat and find out more information > https://goo.gl/FJcNGu
Event:Robotics & Al Summit June 18-19, 2018
Location:Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Details:
Robotics

The Robotics & AI Summit at LiveWorx'18 a one-of-a-kind manufacturing business summit identifying the market forces driving change and the business strategies organizations need to adopt to sustain or regain competitiveness as digital automation revolutionizes all industry sectors of manufacturing.   The Robotics & AI Summit is produced by Robotics Business Review, a market leading source for “actionable intelligence” for the global robotics, automation and artificial intelligence market.

Contact Information: Registration@robobusiness.com
Event:Connected Manufacturing Forum June 19-20, 2018
Location:St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Details:
Connected

The Connected Manufacturing Forum is a leading cross-industry event that brings together 150+ Operations, Technology, Manufacturing and Advanced Engineering executives. These thought leaders and innovators will come together for a collaborative debate on the latest Industry 4.0 trends, challenges and opportunities. You will rub shoulders with Operations, Technology and Engineering executives from Top 500 manufacturing companies, as well as the worlds most innovative start-ups. Download the agenda here: http://bit.ly/2oIOH2s
Event:Autonomous Machines World 2018 June 25-26, 2018
Location:Berlin Germany
Details:
20% discount on the regular participation fee for MESA International members- operated via a special booking code MESA2018 
Event:IoT Tech Expo Europe 2018 June 27-28, 2018
Location:Amsterdam, Netherlands
Details:

Euro2018


Europe’s leading Internet of Things event covering the entire IoT ecosystem.

The IoT Tech Expo Europe is Europe’s leading Internet of Things event which will introduce and explore the latest innovations across the entire IoT ecosystem, covering Manufacturing, Transport, Health, Logistics, Government, Energy, Automotive, Insurance and more.

The IoT Tech Expo Europe 2018 will arrive in Amsterdam on the 27-28 June to host 8,000 attendees including IT decision makers, developers & makers, OEM’s, government and council officials, automotive exec’s, operators, technology providers, investors, venture capitalists and many more. The IoT Tech Expo will showcase the most cutting-edge technologies from more than 300 exhibitors and provide insight from over 300 speakers sharing their unparalleled industry knowledge and real-life experiences. This year’s event is also co-located with the Blockchain Expo and AI Expo so you can explore 3 areas in 1 place.

3 co-located events. 18 conference tracks. 8,000 attendees. 300+ speakers. 300+ exhibitors.

It will highlight the most innovative advancements in technologies which are affecting IoT. There will be case studies and dedicated tracks covering the ecosystem including Smart Energy & Cities, Developing for the IoT, Connected Industry, Connected Enterprise, Privacy & Security, Connected Transportation, Data Analytics for AI & IoT and IoT Innovations & Technologies.

There are a range of ticket types available from Free Expo Passes to all-access Ultimate Passes.

Find out more and register here: https://www.iottechexpo.com/europe/

Registration: https://gateway.iottechexpo.com/europe/central-grid/register/


Additional details

Name: IoT Tech Expo Europe

Date: 27 – 28 June 2018

Venue: RAI Amsterdam, Europaplein 2-22, 1078 GZ Amsterdam, Netherlands

Website: https://www.iottechexpo.com/europe/  

Email: enquiries@iottechexpo.com

Phone: +44 (0) 117 980 9023


Event:Security of Things World 2018 July 1-3, 2018
Location:Berlin Germany
Details:
http://securityofthingsworld.com/en/

20% discount on the regular participation fee for MESA International members- operated via a special booking code MESA2018



Event:Industry of Things World Asia 2018 July 15-17, 2018
Location:Singapore
Details:

20% discount on the regular participation fee for MESA International members- operated via a special booking code MESA2018 

Event:AI Manufacturing September 12-13, 2018
Location:Oak Brook, Illinois, USA
Details:

http://aimanufacturingconference.com/

 

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) have ignited the fourth industrial revolution. Integrating new technologies into manufacturing systems along with data and predictive analytics will minimize raw materials, improve efficiency and optimize supply chains. AI Manufacturing 2018 is designed for CEOs, CTOs, plant managers interested in integrating/expanding Machine Learning, AI and IoT technology into their automation or manufacturing systems. Presentations and panel discussions will discuss return on investments, case studies, strategies for integration, technology and manufacturing trends. The conference will provide opportunities to network with AI and Machine Learning experts, as well as manufacturers who have already using Smart Manufacturing solutions.

Event:Security of Things World USA 2018 September 16-18, 2018
Location:San Diego, CA, USA
Details:

http://securityofthingsworldusa.com/en/

20% discount on the regular participation fee for MESA International members- operated via a special booking code MESA2018 

Event:Industry of Things World 2018 September 23-25, 2018
Location:Berlin, Germany
Details:

http://industryofthingsworld.com/en/

20% discount on the regular participation fee for MESA International members- operated via a special booking code MESA2018 

Event:Pharma MES & Process Minds 2018 September 23-25, 2018
Location:Munich, Germany
Details:

http://pharma-manufacturing-execution-system.com/en/

20% discount on the regular participation fee for MESA International members- operated via a special booking code MESA2018 

Event:Smart.Serialization, Track & Trace Minds 2018 September 23-25, 2018
Location:Berlin, Germany
Details:

http://serialization-conference.com/en/

20% discount on the regular participation fee for MESA International members- operated via a special booking code MESA2018 

Event:RoboBusiness September 25-27, 2018
Location:Santa Clara, CA, USA
Details:

Robo

RoboBusiness is the first and only event to attract the entire robotics ecosystem to learn, evaluate, and implement robotics solutions. RoboBusiness is the event the robotics community has come to expect to find the inspiration, innovation and implementation strategies for their success.
http://www.robobusiness.com/

Contact Information: Registration@robobusiness.com


Event:IoT Tech Expo North America 2018 November 28-29, 2018
Location:Santa Clara, CA, USA
Details:


NA2018


The IoT Tech Expo North America will bring together key industries from across North America and beyond for 2 days of top level content and discussion. Exploring the latest innovations within the Internet of Things covering its impact on many industries including Manufacturing, Transport, Supply Chain, Healthcare, Retail, Insurance, Logistics, Government, Energy and Automotive, this conference is not to be missed.

3 co-located events. 15 conference tracks. 12,000 attendees. 300+ speakers. 300+ exhibitors.

Taking place in the heart of Silicon Valley on November 28-29, the 3rd annual North America event will host 2 co-located events covering AI and Blockchain, with 12,000 attendees expected to attend including CTO’s, Heads of Innovation & Technology, IT Directors, Developers & Start-ups, OEM’s, Government, Automotive, Operators, Technology Providers, Investors, VC’s and many more. The IoT Tech Expo will showcase the most cutting-edge technologies from more than 300 exhibitors and provide from over 300 speakers sharing their unparalleled industry knowledge and real-life experiences.

Key topics examined include:

  • Smart building & facilities management

  • Building the connected supply chain

  • Intelligent city management

  • Smart grid data management and analytics

  • Intelligent transport management, Asset monitoring and management

  • Delivering smart connected new products, and much more.

There are a range of passes available from free expo passes to all-access Ultimate passes.

Find out more and register here: https://www.iottechexpo.com/northamerica/

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Additional details

Name: IoT Tech Expo North America

Date: 28 – 29 November 2018

Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA

Website: https://www.iottechexpo.com/northamerica

Contact: enquiries@iottechexpo.com