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Manufacturing: Automation & Robotics Seminar
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3/8/2016
When: 03/08/2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Microsoft NERD Center
1 Memorial Dr #1
Cambridge, Massachusetts 
United States
Contact: Joyce Sidopoulos

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Manufacturing: Automation & Robotics Seminar

Tuesday, March 8

Location: Microsoft NERD Center Cambridge, MA


Summary :  Seminar exploring the future of the manufacturing industry.  This event will connect industry peers to discuss current trends in industrial robotics and factory automation industry, explore lessons learned from manufacturers and highlight new industries and business models fuelled by robotics and automation


AGENDA

10:00     Opening Remarks

10:10     Future of Robotics and Automation in the Factory:  Collaborative Robotics

              Brian Benoit, ReThink Robotics

10:50     Design to Manufacturing - Bringing products to the final stage

              John Appleby, Engineering Manager Acorn Product Design

11:20     Manufacturer’s Perspective:  Coghlin Companies – Cogmedix, Columbia Tech, Electrical Contractors

              Bill Laursen, Coghlin Companies Inc., Senior Vice President, Sales & Strategy

12:00     Lunch

12:30     Mass Customization – How can robotics/automation manufacturing customize for the consumer

               Ted Acworth, CEO Artaic

1:00       Advanced to Advantageous:  The Case for New England’s Manufacturing Revolution

               Alison Lands, Senior Manager in Deloitte’s Strategy & Operations practice –examines industry growth in advanced manufacturing across New England

1:45       Panel Discussion- Trends in factory automation & how to adapt – lead by Deloitte

o   Robotics Company -Rethink 

o   Product Developer view - Acorn Products

o   New industries/companies enabled by automation - Artaic

o   Manufacturer’s perspective- technology needs and challenges – Coghlin

3:00       Networking Reception

 

 

  

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Robotics for Manufacturing Showcase 

March 9th,  9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

UMass Innovation Hub, 110 Canal Street, Lowell

 

 

Summary:  Networking breakfast and technology showcase highlighting innovative robotics and automation technologies for the manufacturing industry. Learn about new technologies and local funding and training programs that can drive your company’s competitiveness.

 

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