Sponsoring the Internet of Things Experience for Manufacturers Conference

Sponsorship Packages

    Gold - Best Value

  • 1-2 minute pre-recorded intro video before each session
  • Virtual exhibit, including the ability to upload handouts and schedule one-on-one meetings with attendees
  • Native/custom content page on metalformingmagazine.com (June & July)
  • Video on metalformingmagazine.com
  • Complementary passes to event (4)
  • Print ad in June/July issue of MetalForming magazine (Full page)
  • Ad in the Special July Digital Issue: Focus on Manufacturing Software (Full page)
  • Ads in MetalForming e-newsletter (June - August)
  • Banner package on metalformingmagazine.com (June - August)
  • Full contact list
  • Logo on conference website and promotional email and registration page
  • Logo displayed at bottom of session (All Sessions)

    Silver

  • Virtual exhibit, including the ability to upload handouts and schedule one-on-one meetings with attendees
  • Native/custom content page on metalformingmagazine.com (June)
  • Video on metalformingmagazine.com
  • Complementary passes to event (2)
  • Print ad in June/July issue of MetalForming magazine (Half page)
  • Ad in the Special July Digital Issue: Focus on Manufacturing Software (Half page)
  • Ads in MetalForming e-newsletter (June & July)
  • Banner package on metalformingmagazine.com (June & July)
  • Full contact list
  • Logo on conference website and promotional email and registration page
  • Logo displayed at bottom of session (All Sessions)

    Bronze

  • Virtual exhibit, including the ability to upload handouts and schedule one-on-one meetings with attendees
  • Video on metalformingmagazine.com
  • Complementary passes to event (2)
  • Print ad in June/July issue of MetalForming magazine (Half page)
  • Ads in MetalForming e-newsletter (June)
  • Banner package on metalformingmagazine.com (June)
  • Full contact list
  • Logo on conference website and promotional email and registration page
  • Logo displayed at bottom of session (2 Sessions)

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All times are Eastern.

Monday, June 22

  • 10:40 a.m.

    WELCOME AND OPENING KEYNOTE: Digital Manufacturing: Three Important Considerations for Small to Midsized Manufacturers

    Alex Nekritz, Associate, Plante Moran
    View the Presentation
  • 11:25 a.m.

    Manufacturing Analytics: Start Small, Think Big and Move Fast

    Bryan Sapot, CEO, SensrTrx
    View the Presentation
  • 1:15 p.m.

    KEYNOTE: The True Business Value of IoT for Small to Midsized Manufacturers

    Bill Bither, Co-Founder & CEO, MachineMetrics
    View the Presentation
  • 2:00 p.m.

    Sensor Technology Takes on IoT Challenges in the Shop

    Helge Hornis, Ph.D., Technology Director, Pepperl+Fuchs, Inc.
    View the Presentation

Tuesday, June 23


  • 10:40 a.m.

    System Integration to Help Metal Formers Along Their Digital Transformation/IoT Journey

    Jose Rivera, CEO, Control System Integrators Association
    View the Presentation
  • 11:20 a.m.

    CASE STUDY: IoT Brings Benefits to the Thai Summit Pressroom

    Janice D’Amico, Executive Manager-IT, Thai Summit America Corp.
    Tony Kaczmarek,President, Kors Engineering
    View the Presentation
  • 1:00 p.m.

    Session 4 Presentations

    Data Security and Shop Floor Integration/IIOT

    Peter Pearce, Principal, Baker Tilly
    Brian Nichols, Director – Risk, Internal Audit, and Cybersecurity, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
    View the Presentation
  • 1:55 p.m.

    Optical Metrology and Using the Data to Improve Your Metal Forming Process

    John “Yanni” Psilopoulos, Technical Account Manager, Trilion
    View the Presentation

Wednesday, June 24


  • 10:10 a.m.

    Evaluating the Top Machine-Data Solutions for Small to Midsized Manufacturers

    Rose of Sharon DeVos, Founder and CEO, IIoT Automating Solutions
    View the Presentation
  • 11:15 a.m.

    CASE STUDY: The Digital Transformation Journey of an Automotive Tier Supplier

    Mo Abuali, CEO and Managing Partner, IoTco
    Isaac Bennett, Digital Transformation and IT Manager, Detroit Manufacturing Systems
    View the Presentation
  • 12:30 p.m.

    Owners/Managers Focused Group Discussion — project ideas, ROI, launch strategies, etc.

    Facilitated by Mo Abuali, CEO and Managing Partner, IoTco

Internet of Things Experience for Manufacturers

Monday, June 22 - Wednesday, June 24, 2020 | A Virtual Event

 

This year’s IoT Experience for Manufacturers is going virtual!

Take a deep dive (from the comfort of your surroundings) into emerging IoT technology and find out how it can be leveraged in your plant. During the event you’ll interact with subject-matter experts and other attendees to get answers to your questions and learn best practices.

Experts will explain how ERP/MRP software allows critical data gathered on the plant floor to be deciphered and delivered to managers, enabling strategic decision-making. And, with sensors and machine controls evolving at a rapid pace, don't miss this opportunity to stay current with these critical, IoT-enabling technologies.

Successful use-case studies will describe how IoT technology helps metal formers and fabricators improve OEE and drive quality and productivity improvements. In addition, attendees will be given a roadmap for planning and executing an IoT plan.

Topics include:

• Digital Manufacturing: Three Important Considerations for Small to Midsized Manufacturers
• Manufacturing Analytics: Start Small, Think Big, and Move Fast
• The True Business Value of IoT for Small to Midsized Manufacturers
• Sensor Technology Takes on IoT Challenges in the Shop
• System Integration to Help Metal Formers Along Their Digital Transformation/IoT Journey
• Case Study: IoT Brings Benefits to the Thai Summit Pressroom
• Data Security and Shop-Floor Integration/IIoT
• Optical Metrology and Using the Data to Improve Your Metal Forming Process
• Evaluating the Top Machine-Data Solutions for Small to Midsized Manufacturers

Sign up now to join other metal formers and fabricators in benefitting from all that IoT offers now and in the future.

Register by June 7 to receive the early-bird registration rate!

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All times are Eastern.
  • 10:40 a.m.

    Session 1 Presentations

    WELCOME AND OPENING KEYNOTE: Digital Manufacturing: Three Important Considerations for Small to Midsized Manufacturers

    OPENING KEYNOTE: Digital Manufacturing: Three Important Considerations for Small to Midsized Manufacturers

    The fourth industrial revolution is gaining more momentum year over year, but how can you keep up with these rapid changes effectively? This presentation will cover the significant advancements in the technology since its inception and the exciting opportunities for the future, the impacts to your supply chain, and the important considerations that every business should understand as it embarks on its smart factory journey. We will also cover a few case studies, and look ahead to see what the next 20 years could look like as industry 4.0 continues to evolve.

    Finally, we’ll review some specific actions that small to midsized manufacturers can start taking to digitally transform their businesses.

    Alex Nekritz, Associate, Plante Moran
  • 11:25 a.m.

    Manufacturing Analytics: Start Small, Think Big and Move Fast

    Manufacturing Analytics: Start Small, Think Big and Move Fast

    While it's true that operators are needed to operate the machines on the floor, it is possible to significantly reduce the number of people who need to be at work to ensure production continues to run. Visibility into the factory floor is attainable, providing real-time data and alerts. The visibility gained allows for remote work, and in this presentation, we’ll learn how manufacturers have used remote-monitoring software during the Covid-19 pandemic.

    Bryan Sapot, CEO, SensrTrx
  • 12:05 p.m.
    Session 1 Q&A/Roundtable Discussion with Alex and Bryan
  • 12:30 p.m.
    Break
  • 1:15 p.m.

    Session 2 Presentations

    KEYNOTE: The True Business Value of IoT for Small to Midsized Manufacturers

    KEYNOTE: The True Business Value of IoT for Small to Midsized Manufacturers


    With all the buzzwords surrounding industry 4.0 (industrial IoT, artificial intelligence, machine learning, predictive analytics, the edge), how do small and midsized manufacturers cut through the noise and start leveraging technology to drive value today?

    It may seem obvious to some, but transforming your factory from being reactive with manual systems to predictive with automated systems takes time and a strategic plan. After all, it's not just about leveraging data and analytics to drive insights, but transforming data from insights into actionable process optimizations that drive increased efficiency and profitability for your company.

    Bill Bither, Co-Founder & CEO, MachineMetrics
  • 2:00 p.m.

    Sensor Technology Takes on IoT Challenges in the Shop

    Sensor Technology Takes on IoT Challenges in the Shop

    While we expect that the cell-control approach will dominate metal forming applications for years to come, the demand for higher output and decreased setup times continue to grow in importance. Over time, many metal forming companies will embrace lot-size-one manufacturing techniques based on advanced mathematical modeling and digital twins. System configuration without PLC involvement and analysis of sensor and machine-status data will play an integral part in reaching these goals. This presentation will introduce some relevant technologies, including IO-Link, OPC UA and MQTT, and discuss several application examples illustrating how IIoT solutions can be applied today.

    Helge Hornis, Ph.D., Technology Director, Pepperl+Fuchs, Inc.
  • 2:45 p.m.
    Session 2 Q&A/Roundtable Discussion with Graham and Helge
  • 3:00 p.m.
    Virtual Happy Hour

    Hosted by

    Grab a beverage, take a seat and join this moderated discussion where you can interact with each other and ask questions.

  • 4:00 p.m.
    Adjourn
  • 10:40 a.m.

    Session 3 Presentations

    System Integration to Help Metal Formers Along Their Digital Transformation/IoT Journey

    System Integration to Help Metal Formers Along Their Digital Transformation/IoT Journey

    Digital transformation has been gaining maturity. From a heavily promoted futuristic vision mainly based on technology (e.g., big data, artificial intelligence) the concept has evolved into a more realistic and attainable one. Some overall frameworks (e.g. the Smart Industry Readiness Index by the Singapore Economic Development Board) have been developed to address organization, process and technology. More than anything digital transformation is a journey.

    With a directional understanding of the concept, manufacturers should customize and craft company-specific plans. This presentation will provide some guidance:

    1. Build a digital transformation team and dedicate the required resources.
    2. Provide upper management endorsement with ongoing support and funding.
    3. Involve and gain buy-in from the entire organization.
    4. Bring in the experts when internal resources are overloaded or to aid in those areas where inhouse expertise is lacking.

    Jose Rivera, CEO, Control System Integrators Association
  • 11:20 a.m.

    CASE STUDY: IoT Brings Benefits to the Thai Summit Pressroom

    CASE STUDY: IoT Brings Benefits to the Thai Summit Pressroom

    Automotive Tier One supplier Thai Summit integrates more than 50 press and assembly work centers to gather data on machine downtime and optimize maintenance procedures. Among the numerous benefits: enhanced shop-floor visibility, increased OEE and improved employee performance.

    In March 2019, the firm set baselines for its work centers, and in April it launched its IOT platform. In just six months, it increased cycle output to the tune of about $5 million.

    With the first phase and core infrastructure in place, it’s excited to really start exploiting the full power of IOT for years to come. Lineside labeling, validation, traceability, quality, fault tracking, piece serialization, custom visualizations are either in the works, or on the radar as we’ll continually roll out new functionality and continuous improvement.

    Janice D’Amico, Executive Manager-IT, Thai Summit America Corp.
    Tony Kaczmarek,President, Kors Engineering
  • 12:10 p.m.
    Session 3 Q&A/Roundtable Discussion with Jose, Janice and Tony
  • 12:30 p.m.
    Lunch Break
  • 1:00 p.m.

    Session 4 Presentations

    Data Security and Shop Floor Integration/IIOT

    Data Security and Shop Floor Integration/IIOT

    Competing in the world of Industry 4.0 depends on a manufacturer's ability to adopt technologies such as machine learning and analytics, artificial intelligence, IIoT devices and automation, and then scale those technologies across the organization. Yet, relying more on sophisticated technology comes at significant risk to the organization if not properly managed. Understanding how data is accessed, shared and leveraged across your organization is critical to security.

    Key takeaways from this presentation:

    • Develop an understanding of how to align advanced technology with your business strategy;
    • Assess your organization’s I4.0 security capability and competitiveness;
    • Improve your knowledge of how to layer security into applications and integrations;
    • Sample I4.0 enterprise security examples and lessons learned.

    Peter Pearce, Principal, Baker Tilly
    Brian Nichols, Director – Risk, Internal Audit, and Cybersecurity, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
  • 1:55 p.m.

    Optical Metrology and Using the Data to Improve Your Metal Forming Process

    Optical Metrology and Using the Data to Improve Your Metal Forming Process

    Knowing the properties of incoming material is crucial when working through the various phase of tool and die development. Here’s an IOT technology, optical forming analysis (OFA), developed to replace the conventional circle grid analysis (CGA), which allows operators to analyze full-field formability of a sheet metal panel. Metal formers can use the data to track die-station health during production.

    John “Yanni” Psilopoulos, Technical Account Manager, Trilion
  • 2:25 p.m.
    Session 4 Q&A/Roundtable Discussion with Peter and John
  • 2:45 p.m.
    Adjourn
  • 10:10 a.m.

    Session 5 Presentations

    Evaluating the Top Machine-Data Solutions for Small to Midsized Manufacturers

    Evaluating the Top Machine-Data Solutions for Small to Midsized Manufacturers

    Learn the key questions to ask as you evaluate an IoT solution to connect your machines for real-time data collection, analysis and more. This presentation will compare IOT-solution providers in five areas, to help guide your decision on a “best-fit” for your company. Even if you select “none-of-the-above,” this information will help you narrow your selection criteria to select the best partner(s). Build your digital plan understanding the data connection, 3rd-party resources required, company expertise, integration options and cost model that makes the most sense for your company.

    Rose of Sharon DeVos, Founder and CEO, IIoT Automating Solutions
  • 11:15 a.m.

    CASE STUDY: The Digital Transformation Journey of an Automotive Tier Supplier

    CASE STUDY: The Digital Transformation Journey of an Automotive Tier Supplier

    Manufacturing firms are embracing digital transformation and leveraging artificial intelligence and Big (Smart) Data metrics to improve efficiency and productivity on the shop floor. The interactions of the real and virtual worlds create the backbone of such smart production, founded on the principles of lean manufacturing and leveraging IOT-based technology.

    This presentation will:

    • Educate the audience on the principles, as they pertain to small and midsized manufacturers (SMMs), of digital transformation, Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT);
    • Explain how SMMs are leveraging artificial-intelligence-based technologies to look at asset health and diagnostics to predict the remaining useful life of equipment in real time, achieving significant productivity improvements; and
    • Present a case study with Detroit Manufacturing Systems (DMS), to shed light on how the Tier One automotive supplier transformed itself from a “fail and fix” maintenance approach to “predict and prevent.”

    Mo Abuali, CEO and Managing Partner, IoTco
    Isaac Bennett, Digital Transformation and IT Manager, Detroit Manufacturing Systems
  • 12:15 p.m.
    Session 5 Q&A/Roundtable Discussion with Rose of Sharon, Mo and Isaac
  • 12:30 p.m.

    Owners/Managers Focused Group Discussion — project ideas, ROI, launch strategies, etc.

    Facilitated by Mo Abuali, CEO and Managing Partner, IoTco
  • 12:30 p.m.
    Adjourn

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Mohamed Abuali

Mohamed Abuali

CEO and Managing Partner, Iotco, LLC

Mo Abuali is CEO and managing partner at IoTco, the internet of things company. ...

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Mohamed Abuali

Mohamed Abuali

CEO and Managing Partner, Iotco, LLC

Mo Abuali is CEO and managing partner at IoTco, the internet of things company. He is a strategic and transformative technology and business management leader with a 20-yr. record of achievement driving and sustaining change in manufacturing. Abuali serves industrial and manufacturing clients in the automotive, aerospace and defense and other industries, providing digital transformation, industrial IoT and predictive analytics technology and services, as well as the IoT Academy for Training. He has a doctorate degree in Industrial Engineering, and has worked at Toyota, Omron and other companies.
Isaac Bennett

Isaac Bennett

Manager - IT and Digital Transformation, Detroit Manufacturing Systems

Isaac Bennett is the digital transformation and IT manager at Detroit Manufactur...

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Isaac Bennett

Isaac Bennett

Manager - IT and Digital Transformation, Detroit Manufacturing Systems

Isaac Bennett is the digital transformation and IT manager at Detroit Manufacturing Systems, and formerly the global IT innovation manager for Maxion Wheels, both tier-1 automotive suppliers. He has worked in the IT field for nearly 20 years, leading the automotive IT departments' global digital transformation initiatives, helping plants around the world implement smart-manufacturing projects.
Bill Bither

Bill Bither

Co-Founder/CEO, MachineMetrics, Inc.

Bill is an experienced software entrepreneur, and the founder of Atalasoft, an e...

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Bill Bither

Bill Bither

Co-Founder/CEO, MachineMetrics, Inc.

Bill is an experienced software entrepreneur, and the founder of Atalasoft, an enterprise software company that sold to Kofax (now Lexmark). Prior to Atalasoft he worked in aerospace manufacturing. He co-founded MachineMetrics in 2014 to bring visibility and predictability to the manufacturing floor with manufacturing's Industrial IoT platform for machines.
Janice D’Amico

Janice D’Amico

Executive Manager, IT, Thai Summit America Corporation

Janice has had the pleasure of working with some of the greatest companies to la...

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Janice D’Amico

Janice D’Amico

Executive Manager, IT, Thai Summit America Corporation

Janice has had the pleasure of working with some of the greatest companies to launch and optimize software platforms over the last 25 years. Presently, she is leading a cutting-edge technology team in North America and looking forward to launching Thai Summit facilities in their 35+ facilities across Asia. An accomplished professional in IT systems with a background that began in MP&L Management; she has a keen understanding of business flow and operational business excellence. Janice has implemented various software platforms across many types of manufacturing operations. She has international experience having had the pleasure of launching ERP platforms globally including Europe, Mexico, India, China and Thailand. Today she is excited to be a part of automotive manufacturing that's driven by metrics, real-time data and the loT evolution.
Rose of Sharon Devos

Rose of Sharon Devos

Founder and CEO, Iiot Automating Solutions LLC

Rose of Sharon has been in the manufacturing industry since 2000 and has impleme...

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Rose of Sharon Devos

Rose of Sharon Devos

Founder and CEO, Iiot Automating Solutions LLC

Rose of Sharon has been in the manufacturing industry since 2000 and has implemented sophisticated software solutions. Modern manufacturing no longer is only about have the right equipment, people and processes to make a product. It's about collecting the right data and using it to optimize and automate the processes for maximum speed and efficiency. Rose of Sharon helps manufacturers understand how the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Smart Manufacturing, Industry 4.0 and Big Data technologies have the power to drastically improve efficiencies, customer experiences and employee engagement. She now provides technical consulting and proven resources for small to mid-sized companies to join the manufacturing digital transformation.
Helge Hornis

Helge Hornis

Technology Director, Pepperl+Fuchs, Inc.

As the technology director at Pepperl+Fuchs, Inc., Dr. Helge Hornis focuses on e...

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Helge Hornis

Helge Hornis

Technology Director, Pepperl+Fuchs, Inc.

As the technology director at Pepperl+Fuchs, Inc., Dr. Helge Hornis focuses on expanding the use of IIoT methods in factory automation to simplify automation tasks and enhance system uptime. In this capacity, he is responsible for the startup Neoception USA, a Pepperl+Fuchs company that designs and implements software interfaces between proven automation hardware and secure cloud infrastructures. Another one of his key focus areas is the use of novel LIDAR solutions in robotics, material handling, and mobile applications. Over the past two decades, Dr. Hornis has held a number of technology-oriented positions at Pepperl+Fuchs, including product manager for industrial bus communication and RFID. Dr. Hornis has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed scientific publications and industrial trade publications in North America and Europe, on a range of topics including safety networking, RFID solutions, and Industry 4.0. He provides regular inter-company training seminars and is a lead instructor for AS-Interface Organization North America, where he also serves on the board of directors. He recently joined the University of Akron's Electrical and Computer Engineering advisory board. Before joining Pepperl+Fuchs, Dr. Hornis worked at the University of Missouri Research Reactor and the National Synchrotron Light Source at Brookhaven National Labs. He graduated in 1994 from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Ph.D. in physics and a minor in material science.
Tony Kaczmarek

Tony Kaczmarek

President, Kors Engineering

Tony Kaczmarek is the president of Kors Engineering. He has more than 25 years o...

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Tony Kaczmarek

Tony Kaczmarek

President, Kors Engineering

Tony Kaczmarek is the president of Kors Engineering. He has more than 25 years of experience in the controls and business automation industry, during which time he has provided key solutions to establish metrics, improve performance, and reduce waste while deploying open architecture and non-proprietary options. These solutions assure the best total cost of ownership, while establishing a business structure that is flexible, agile, and prepared for future technologies that will continue to enhance customer operations and products. Tony's focus is to utilize off-the-shelf, best in class technologies that provide multi-source solutions to end users with world-class customer support.
Alex Nekritz

Alex Nekritz

Manager, Management Consulting, Plante Moran, PLLC

Alex has nearly 10 years of experience assisting commercial manufacturing, distr...

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Alex Nekritz

Alex Nekritz

Manager, Management Consulting, Plante Moran, PLLC

Alex has nearly 10 years of experience assisting commercial manufacturing, distribution, and industrial service companies optimize business processes through the use of technology. His key areas of focus include best practices as they relate to enterprise software, continuous process improvement, and material planning. While at Plante Moran, Alex has led more than 50 projects, which include a combination of enterprise software assessments, selections, implementation advisory/quality assurance and information technology due diligence. Alex is a graduate of Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science in packaging.
Brian Nichols

Brian Nichols

Director – Risk, Internal Audit, and Cybersecurity, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Brian Nichols is a Director in Baker Tilly's Cybersecurity Consulting practice. ...

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Brian Nichols

Brian Nichols

Director – Risk, Internal Audit, and Cybersecurity, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Brian Nichols is a Director in Baker Tilly's Cybersecurity Consulting practice. Brian has over 12 years of experience in developing cybersecurity strategies and enhancing cybersecurity programs for clients across manufacturing, retail, airline, railroad, healthcare, and financial services industries. Brian assists clients align their cybersecurity programs to their business objectives and effectively manage their cyber risk.
Peter Pearce

Peter Pearce

Principal, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Peter Pearce is a principal in the consulting practice of Baker Tilly, with more...

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Peter Pearce

Peter Pearce

Principal, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Peter Pearce is a principal in the consulting practice of Baker Tilly, with more than 25 years of experience in the mobility and transportation industry. Peter joined the firm in 2006. Prior to joining Baker Tilly, he spent nearly 10 years in a Big Four professional services firm consulting on global enterprise resource planning deployments and related technology projects within the automotive sector. During Peter's tenure at Baker Tilly, he established the firm's first cloud manufacturing consulting practice. He currently leads the firm's Enterprise Solutions and Mobility and Transportation practices.Peter has extensive experience in designing, configuring and deploying the enabling technologies driving leading manufacturing enterprises. His experience within the manufacturing industry ranges from global enterprise business system deployments to manufacturing execution and shop floor control systems. Peter has held operational roles for a leading automotive supplier in the areas of materials management and information technology.
John Psilopoulos

John Psilopoulos

Technical Account Manager, Trilion Quality Systems

Yanni has more than 20 years of experience in the tool and die/manufacturing are...

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John Psilopoulos

John Psilopoulos

Technical Account Manager, Trilion Quality Systems

Yanni has more than 20 years of experience in the tool and die/manufacturing arena. Working with Trilion Quality System for the past 10 years, he has been using his experience in the field to introduce cutting-edge optical measuring systems and techniques. Yanni has been able to assist companies in attaining complete knowledge of panel formability, machinery/component strain and deflection. The cost savings is benefiting various OEM, Tier 1 suppliers and machine manufacturers.
Jose Rivera

Jose Rivera

CEO, Control System Integrators Association

Mr. Rivera has led a successful global career in the automation industry working...

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Jose Rivera

Jose Rivera

CEO, Control System Integrators Association

Mr. Rivera has led a successful global career in the automation industry working in six countries, most often in a regional or global role. Since March 2015 he has been the CEO of the Control System Integrators Association (CSIA). In this position he has worked to advance the system integration industry by expanding the adoption of the CSIA Best Practices and by helping members recognize emerging trends and pursue associated business development opportunities. The CSIA Best Practices help independent system integrators build better companies. Mr. Rivera holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL and Lic (MS) and BS degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Costa Rica. He is fluent in Spanish, English, German, with a basic level of French.
Bryan Sapot

Bryan Sapot

CEO, SensrTrx

Bryan Sapot is a lifelong entrepreneur, speaker, CEO and founder of SensrTrx Man...

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Bryan Sapot

Bryan Sapot

CEO, SensrTrx

Bryan Sapot is a lifelong entrepreneur, speaker, CEO and founder of SensrTrx Manufacturing Analytics and Datix. With more than 20 years of experience in manufacturing technology, Bryan is known for his deep industry insights and plain language explanations of the complex ideas and issues manufacturer's face today. Bryan has been featured in INC magazine, the St. Louis Business Journal, and the St. Louis Post Dispatch, and has won numerous technology awards.

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