Conference Overview

Conference Theme and Overall Program

The theme for 2014 is “Advancing Data-Driven Manufacturing.” Potential program tracks are listed below.

Technical Training will occur during the first day of the conference and will consist of approximately 7 hours of hands-on workshops. One of the topics covered will be how to build an MTConnect adapter.

General Sessions will be during the morning of the second and third day of the conference. These sessions will cover topics that are applicable to a broad set of conference attendees and tend to be more business oriented.

Conference Tracks

Breakout Sessions will run concurrently in three or four time slots during the afternoon of the second day of the conference. Below are the types of topic areas that would be suitable for these sessions:

  • Advancing with technology (technology track)
  • Fostering plant operations and effectiveness (business track)
  • Other