Building our Manufacturing Future with Automation - AIM Conference Automation in Manufacturing
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Wednesday, June 3

Time Event Location

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Registration Grand Ballroom Registration

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Welcome Reception - sponsored by: Festo Ignite Sushi Bar & Lounge

Thursday, June 4

Time Event Location

7:00 am - 4:00 pm Registration Grand Ballroom Registration

7:00 am - 8:00 am Networking & Breakfast Grand Ballroom Foyer

8:00 am - 8:15 am Welcome Address General Session
Grand Salon 2

8:15 am - 9:00 am Automation in Action…Today and Tomorrow
John Dulchinos, Vice President, Global Automation, Jabil, Inc.
General Session
Grand Salon 2

9:00 am - 9:45 am Automated Construction by Contour Crafting
Berok Khoshnevis, Director, Center for Rapid
Automated Fabrication Technologies, USC
General Session
Grand Salon 2

9:45 am - 10:30 am The Connected Enterprise: Accelerating Industrial Performance
Todd
Montpas, Director of Market Development, Rockwell Automation
General Session
Grand Salon 2

10:30 am - 11:00 am Networking Break Grand Ballroom Foyer

11:00 am - 11:30 am The Rise of the Robots
Hal SirkinSenior Partner & Managing Director, Boston
Consulting Group
General Session
Grand Salon 2

11:30 am - 12:30 pm Panel: The Challenges & Opportunities for Integrated Robotics
Paul Evans, P.E., Director, Production & Simulation Technologies Department, Southwest Research Institute (SWRI)
Joseph O'Brien, Business Development Manager, Variation Reduction Solutions, Inc.
Moderator: Timothy Shinbara, Vice President – Manufacturing Technology, AMT
General Session
Grand Salon 2

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Networking & Lunch - sponsored by: SCHUNK Grand Salon 1

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm Automation & Manufacturing Strategies for
High-Volume Production

Christian Müller, President Sales Americas, Grob Systems, Inc.
General Session
Grand Salon 2

2:15 pm - 2:30 pm Networking Break Grand Ballroom Foyer

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Panel: Growing the Next Generation
Automation-Capable Workforce

Ted Rozier, Engineering Development Manager, Solution Center, Festo-Didactic
Ernie White, Ed.D., Special Assistant to the Vice President,
Wayne Community College
Keith Williamson, Ph.D.Dean of the School of Engineering, Sciences and Technology, Virginia State University
Moderator: Greg Jones, Vice President – Smartforce Development, AMT
General Session
Grand Salon 2

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Automation Is Our Future
Donald Peters, Managing Director, Lincoln Electric, Global
Automation Solutions Division
General Session
Grand Salon 2


Conference ends at 4:00 pm
* This schedule may change without notice.