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SME, AMT Kick-off Inaugural Smart Manufacturing Event 

BOSTON, April 30, 2018 -- The new event showcases the latest manufacturing and transformative technologies to help companies boost productivity, increase sales, improve efficiency and reduce costs in this Fourth Industrial Revolution.

The Smart Manufacturing Experience will feature:

  • Keynotes from technology experts: Jeffry Ma, Twitter executive, and Kingpin of the Famous MIT Blackjack Team; Emmy Award-winning TV personality, writer, technology expert, global technology consultant Katie Linendoll; Research Associate at IDE MIT Sloan School of Management Wang Jin; and Technology Futurist Jack Shaw
  • A Mixed Reality Experience pavilion where manufacturing professionals will immerse in technologies such as augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR)
  • Student Summit designed to stimulate interest and excitement for the technology, and build awareness with students and educators about manufacturing career pathways
  • Interactive exhibits from 150 exhibitors with leading-edge advanced technologies

The global smart manufacturing market is estimated to reach $395.2 billion by 2025 – up from $172.34 billion in 2016. The Smart Manufacturing Experience will focus onadvanced technologies such as additive manufacturing, automation and robotics, 3D scanning, and the Industrial IoT (Internet of Things)/big data that manufacturers can deploy now.

Interview opportunities available with industry leaders, academic experts, and leading technology firms.


Source: SME

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