Thursday, August 31, 2017

Industry 4.0: The Network Is The Machine Tool -- Dave Edstrom Speaking At Penn State

I was asked by one of the leaders at a machine tool company if I would be interested in speaking at Penn State Behrend at Advanced Manufacturing Forum on Sept. 21st where the them for the day  will be “The Advanced Manufacturing Forum 2017: Industry 4.0.”

The forum, co-sponsored by the School of Engineering and the Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will be held Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Bayfront Convention Center, 1 Sassafras Pier, Erie.

Note:  The image above is at the Advanced Manufacturing Forum web site and is from the Image: Wikimedia Commons

Below is the agenda.  I know two of the other three speakers, so I am sure it will be a great event!

  • “Industry 4.0: The Network Is The Machine Tool”
    • Dave Edstrom, CEO/CTO, Virtual Photons Electrons, LLC
  • “Industry 4.0: How Do You Spell That?”
    • David Bassett, Corporate Director of Operational Excellence, Quality and Reliability, Hardinge Inc.
  • “The Journey to Manufacturing 4.0”
    • Dean L. Bartles, FSME, FASME, Director, John Olson Advanced Manufacturing Center, University of New Hampshire
  • “The Internet of Things and Financial Services”
    • David Kuhn, Chief Architect, Erie Insurance
    • Adam Dzuricky, Senior Information Security Solutions Engineer, Erie Insurance
 NOTE: This conference ended up being canceled the week before it was to have happened.