2021 Agenda

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The Pre-Event Webinar Series will give you a sneak peak of some of the topics you'll see covered at The ASSEMBLY Show. Separate FREE Registration is required.

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August 19, 2021 | 1:00 - 2:00 PM CT

Lean Manufacturing Step by Step
Luis Socconini, Lean Six Sigma Institute

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September 8, 2021 | 1:00 - 2:00 PM CT

Lean and Digital Transformation in Manufacturing
Mohit Gupta, Nextracker Inc.

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October 5, 2021 | 1:00 - 2:00 PM CT

A Plan for Every Part: How to Survive Supply Chain Disruptions
Bart Huthwaite, RSM US LLP

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The ASSEMBLY Show's in-depth workshops take a deep dive on specific topics and are available for an additional fee. Select the presentation titles to see further details on each workshop.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT

 

 


4:00 PM CT
Exhibit Hall Opens

 


4:00 PM - 7:00 PM CT
Welcome Reception & Taste of Rosemont

Taste of Rosemont

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7:00 PM CT
Exhibit Hall Closes

 

9:00 - 10:00 AM CT
Keynote Presentation
Smart Manufacturing: Today and Tomorrow

Sudhanshu Gaur
Vice President, Hitachi America
Chief Architect - Smart Manufacturing, Hitachi Astemo

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10:00 AM CT
Exhibit Hall Opens

 


The ASSEMBLY Show's Learning Theater Presentations, presented by exhibiting companies right on the exhibit hall floor, will cover various topics and demonstrate expertise on some of the latest technological advances in assembly.

11:00 - 11:30 AM CT

Learning Theater Presentation #1

Why Automate? Manufacturing Considerations in Today's "New Normal"
Scott Marsic, Epson Robots

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Learning Theater Presentation #2

Servo Presses: Efficient Force-Displacement Monitoring and Process Control
Hiroyuki (Hiro) Natsume, Kistler

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11:45 AM - 12:15 PM CT

Learning Theater Presentation #3

Wireless Error-Proofing: Yesterday. Today. Tomorrow.
John Nigro, Sturtevant Richmont

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Learning Theater Presentation #4

Application. Solution. Next!
Sandro Quintero, Festo Corp.

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1:00 - 1:30 PM CT

Learning Theater Presentation #5

The Benefits of AGV Assembly Lines
Bruce Buscher, Jervis B. Webb Company

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Learning Theater Presentation #6

5 Key Error-Proofing Assembly Process Techniques
David Cash, Mountz Torque

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1:45 - 2:15 PM CT

Learning Theater Presentation #7

Factory of the Future Linear Robot Design Considerations
Richard Vaughn, Bosch Rexroth

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Learning Theater Presentation #8

There’s More to Industry 4.0 Than “Moneyball”
Adam Dickson, Tutelar Technologies

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2:30 - 3:00 PM CT

Learning Theater Presentation #9

Cobots in Assembly, A Roundup of Case Studies and Applications
Joe Campbell, Universal Robots

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Learning Theater Presentation #10


 

3:15 - 3:45 PM CT

Learning Theater Presentation #11

Robotic Leak Testing
Daniel Hoffman, Inficon

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Learning Theater Presentation #12

Motion Control Simplified - Modern Solutions for Modern Engineers
Jim McNicholas, Cardinal Kinetic
David Sellers, Cardinal Kinetic

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5:00 PM CT
Exhibit Hall Closes

 


5:00 PM - 7:00 PM CT
'Pub Night' Networking Reception

Pub Night Logo

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9:00 AM CT
Exhibit Hall Opens

 


9:00 - 10:00 AM CT
Morning Mingle Breakfast

Morning Mingle

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9:30 - 10:00 AM CT
New Product Award Winner Presentation

New Product Awards

 





2:00 PM CT
Exhibit Hall Closes