Events Calendar

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September 2018

Yokogawa Users Conference 2018
Sept. 10-13, Orlando, Fla.

The 2018 Yokogawa Users Conference and Exhibition - North America brings together industry experts and users to exchange knowledge, share best practices and innovative solutions to real-life challenges. Attendees will learn more about Yokogawa's solutions and how they can be applied to achieve safe, reliable and profitable operations.

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Annual Calibration Exchange (ACE 2018)
Sept. 19-20, Pomona, Calif. 

Beamex's Annual Calibration Exchange will explore the latest insights, trends and best practices for process plant managers, engineers and technicians seeking to improve calibration quality, safety, accuracy and efficiency. Instructors will discuss day-to-day challenges and how best to solve them through new and innovative strategies and advances in calibration technology. 

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2018 Smart Industry Conference
Sept. 24-26, Chicago

With the theme "Activate your digital strategy," the fourth annual Smart Industry Conference will bring together manufacturing executives and professionals responsible for developing strategy, digitizing operations and deploying enabling technologies. The event is specifically organized for business, operations and technology strategists working in industrial organizations to help them formulate, implement and manage their digital manufacturing strategies through enabling technologies, business process innovation and organizational alignment. 

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COMS 2018 – Commercialisation of Emerging Technologies
Sept. 24-26, Montreux, Switzerland

The Micro, Nano and Emerging Technologies Commercialization Education Foundation’s (MANCEF) annual Commercialization of Emerging Technologies Conference (COMS) is co-chaired by Dr. Volker Saile, president of MANCEF and Phillippe Fischer, microtechnology engineer and director of the Swiss Foundation for Research in Microtechnology (FSRM), representing the co- sponsors of this event. Over 45 speakers including eight keynoters will convene at the Grand Suisse Hotel Majestic in Montreux Switzerland overlooking Lake Geneva and the Savoy Alps to discuss the business opportunities to be enabled from a broad range of emerging technologies. The conference will provide the latest information on manufacturing processes, technology transfer, facilities, infrastructure, investment applications and markets as well as addressing regulatory issues, social implications, education and workforce development. In addition to the technical presentations, several panel discussions will address major current and future technology commercialization opportunities and challenges. A Sept. 24 “boot camp” will be conducted for entrepreneurs of startups to help them launch and further grow their organizations.  A guided tour of the CERN accelerator center will take place on Sept. 27. 

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October 2018

Emerson Global Users Exchange
Oct. 1-5, San Antonio

This four-and-a-half-day educational conference focuses on the latest technology trends in the process management industry. The conference will include keynote sessions, workshops and short courses, technology roundtables, industry forums, technology exhibits, networking events, and more.

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November 2018

2018 Rockwell Automation Fair
Nov. 14-15, Philadelphia

Rockwell Automation's 2018 Rockwell Automation Fair highlights the impacts of the latest technology via educational sessions, hands-on labs and exhibits. Attendees will gain in-depth industry knowledge, experience the latest technologies and solutions from Rockwell Automation, and network with industry experts and peers.

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March 2019

ABB Customer World 2019

March 4-7, Houston

Bringing together professionals from utilities, industries and infrastructure, ABB Customer World 2019 is a educational and collaboration event that delivers an innovative look at new ideas, trends and technologies. The event will feature keynote sessions, educational workshops and training, plenary sessions, and a technology and solution center.