2017 Agenda

8:00 - Registration & Breakfast

8:45 - Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:00 - The State of Manufacturing: Keynote & Discussion

10:00 - Perspectives on Corporate Venture Capital

 

Breakout I - Room A

11:00 - Industry & University Partnerships: How to Make Them Work

11:35 - Industry 4.0

12:10 - The Future of Venture Capital in Industrials

12:45 - Opportunities in 3D Printing & Additive Machining

1:20 - The Path Forward for Hardware Startups

1:55 - Innovating for OSHA

2:30 - Bridging the Corporate/Startup Divide: The Startup Perspective 

3:05 - Cybersecurity & Manufacturing in the Digital Era

3:40 - Bridging the Corporate/Startup Divide: The Corporate Perspective

Breakout II - Room B

11:00 - The Future of Manufacturing: Where We Are Going & How To Get There

11:35 - When to Manufacture in America

12:10 - The Ins and Outs of Collaborative Robotics 

12:45 - How Incumbents Stay Ahead of the Curve

1:20 - Big Data, Big Opportunity

1:55 - Getting Smart on the Shop Floor

2:30 - Lessons Learned: GE Ventures' Journey

3:05 - IIoT: Hype vs. Reality

3:40 - Innovations in Supply Chain

 

 

 

4:00 - 5:30   Closing Reception & Happy Hour