Additive Manufacturing Conference

Presented by Gardner Business Media

Date: Tuesday - Wednesday, September 11 - 12, 2018

As the first and only conference 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 grow end-use tools and components. The conference is designed for owners, executives, engineers at contract manufacturers and OEMs involved in durable goods manufacturing.

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AppliedAM – Where Additive Minds Meet

Presented by EOS North America

Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2018

AppliedAM – Where Additive Minds Meet (previously EOS North America User Day) returns once again to IMTS 2018. AppliedAM features industry luminaries delving into cutting edge applications helping shape the future of additive manufacturing in medical, aerospace, industrial, electronics, and automotive among other featured industries.

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GAMS (Global Automation Manufacturing Summit)

Presented by HANNOVER MESSE, USA

Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Theme: Connecting the Dots
As implementation of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) strategy continues, manufacturers are looking for effective ways to measure and manage plant floor data and make it useful to improve their operations. The 2018 Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit will update manufacturing leaders on where the industry is at in the journey to operational IIoT systems and will explore issues such as cybersecurity and operational change management.

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OPC Foundation Conference

Presented by HANNOVER MESSE, USA

Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018

The OPC-UA Seminar brings together OT (Operation Technology) and IT to report about standardized, secured interoperability for data and information exchange from sensor to IT and the Cloud. Learn why OPC-UA has been selected for German Industry 4.0 and how to integrate your machine to SAP quickly. Learn also about Microsoft’s integration of OPC-UA into Azure, offering big data and analytics for the ecosystem of 40 million OPC-enabled devices.

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Integrated Industries Conference

Presented by HANNOVER MESSE, USA

Date: Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The 2018 Integrated Industries Conference, in combination with HANNOVER MESSE USA, offers a perfect platform to preview and discuss the most comprehensive demonstration of trending advanced manufacturing technologies and topics from around the globe. IAMD, ComVac, and SurfaceTechnology topics will be presented by an outstanding lineup of global industry experts and thought leaders with a focus on advanced manufacturing insights, best practices, and new methods to help introduce Industry 4.0 onto the factory floor.

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Industrial Laser Conference

Presented by Laser Institute of America

Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2018

This conference will teach you how to incorporate lasers into your manufacturing processes to stay competitive in the current high-tech market. We will cover industrial applications of lasers.

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Top Shops Workshop

Presented by Gardner Business Media / Modern Machine Shops

Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018

The Top Shops Conference is where leading shops of all shapes, sizes and specialties connect to celebrate their contribution to the manufacturing community and to learn about the tools and technologies that will help them continue to lead and succeed.

Top Shops participants will notice an emphasis not just on the products and the processes that are driving manufacturing. But, more importantly, visitors will learn from and interact with their peers.

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