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Industry 4.0 Getting Started

March 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

We’re proud to support the Manitoba manufacturing week and the upcoming joint CME/ITC for framework to factory floor presentation on March 22. Hear from special guest Michael Gardiner, Director of Industry Strategy for Siemens Industry 4.0 Digital Factory & Advanced Manufacturing Canada. Learn about some of the strategies companies are using to develop technology and training roadmaps to effectively lay the foundation for Industry 4.0. This presentation will discuss the processes and support systems needed to accelerate effective technology adoption.

After attending this event, participants will:

• Be able to understand the tenets of Industry 4.0 and why it is gaining widespread adoption in manufacturing around the world

Who should attend?

• CEOs, owners, senior leaders, engineers, operations managers, applied technology & innovation specialists, business and CI professionals and anyone interested in how Industry 4.0 projects can initiate big advances from the shop floor to the top floor. This workshop offers value at every level.

About the speaker
Michael Gardiner
Director of Industry Strategy, Advanced Manufacturing & Industry 4.0, Siemens Digital Factory

Using experience from Siemens’ extensive international customer base, Michael Gardiner provides guidance on digital product development and manufacturing IT to Canadian companies. Helping leading manufacturers use software to add capabilities that enhance innovation and optimize production, he is a specialist in product lifecycle and manufacturing operations management. Mr. Gardiner earned a Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University and a Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA.


March 22
8:30 – 9:00 – Networking opportunity
9:00-11:00 – Workshop
200-78 Innovation Drive, Winnipeg, MB

There is no cost for this session, but registration is required. Deadline for registration is March 21, 2017. Register here


March 22, 2017
8:00 am - 11:00 am


Industrial Technology Centre
200-78 Innovation Drive
Winnipeg, MB R3T 6C2 Canada
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