Smart Automotive Manufacturing 4.0 USA

Smart Automotive Manufacturing 4.0 USA

Take part in this industry leading event where Smart Factory leaders representing global OEMs and their key suppliers, explore future factory trends, innovations and disruptive technologies shaping the future of vehicle manufacturing

The Urgent Need To Accelerate The Adoption Of Smart Manufacturing

John Dyck, CEO, CESMII
Opening Keynote: 8:00 AM

As we transition from one manufacturing era to another, legacy behaviors, business models, and technology architectures must make way for new ones. CESMII’s mission to enhance US manufacturing productivity through a collaborative ecosystem of partners, interoperable technology standards, and continuous workforce development and education improvement will help break down those barriers


A Sustainable And Future-Proof Strategy For Automotive Smart Manufacturing

Moderator: John Dyck, CEO, CESMII
  • Michael Bastian, Digital Manufacturing Engineering Leader, Ford
  • Jeffery Abell, Director and Chief Scientist Global Manufacturing, GM
  • Trever White, Group Manager, Digital Intelligent Manufacturing, Toyota
  • John D McKenzie, Digital Manufacturing Leader, Stellantis
Automotive OEM Panel: 2:00 PM
  • At the top of list of strategic imperatives for automotive manufacturing is the urgent need to be and to stay competitive. That requires, among other things, engaged leadership, a skilled and empowered workforce, and the strategic investment in digitization infrastructure to accelerate the ability to innovate and to drive productivity
  • This is the essence of Smart Manufacturing, which in many ways represents a roadmap for how people, process, and technology all play enabling roles on this journey. This panel will work through how holistic investments in each of these areas empowers their strategic initiatives to drive competitiveness


Our programs are diligently researched and curated in partnership with the Automotive Manufacturing community, to ensure they address the most pertinent current challenges and key investment areas. This level of detail is part of our pioneering approach to content and ensures that we attract the highest level of attendees. SM4.0 USA provides our attendees with a highend experience, and unparalleled technical-conference agenda as well as the opportunity to engage with full decision-making faculties all under one roof – in a welcoming, personable environment Smart Manufacturing will continue to disrupt the automotive manufacturing space, giving rise to smart connected factories, digitalization of operations, advanced network capabilities and seamless data exchange. Connected factories area a culmination of the internet of Things IoT, Predictive Analytics, Blockchain, AI, Machine Learning, Mobility, 5/6G, Cyber Security and innovative immersive technology

As part of WeAutomotive Group’s premier xEV event portfolio, Smart xEV Manufacturing 4.0 has become the premier event for manufacturing leaders, engineers, maintenance heads, CTOs, technologists and experts alike, to collectively address the key challenges and industry innovations surrounding the utilization of smart technologies, paving the way for a digitally accelerated and advanced low carbon future. This conference analyses The Connected Factory, Data And Analytics, Robotics And Automation, Cybersecurity, Digital Twins, augmented/Mixed Reality, Asset Performance Management And Sustainably You are invited to join over 400 OEM automotive engineers involved in the design and implementation of digital production solutions and production data management, at North America’s largest technical conference and exhibition for automotive smart manufacturing professionals – where experts will engage during a series of case study presentations, interactive panels, and unparalleled networking opportunities

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