SMIC Event (Purdue): Foundry Transformations & The Impact of Smart Technologies

SMIC Event (Purdue): Foundry Transformations & The Impact of Smart Technologies

Join us for on the Purdue Campus for a day of presentations focused on Foundry Transformations and the Impact of Smart Technologies.

Event Agenda

Location: Stewart Center Rm 214, 123 Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907

8:00 am: Check in and Breakfast

8:30 am: Purdue & CESMII Welcome
Ragu Athinarayanan, Professor & Session Lead & John Dyck (CEO, CESMII)

9:00 am: Morning Keynote: Michael Halsband, President & CEO, Roberts Sinto Corp.
Smart Digital Business Transformation

9:30 am: Presentations: Optimizing Casting Quality & Harnessing the Power of Smart Technology
Foundry Analytics & Enhancing Casting Quality Management – Jim Wenson (Sinto America)
Harnessing Vision AI for Casting Quality Excellence – Michael Walton (BCD iLabs)
Digital Twin Innovation: Casting Quality Modeling & Prediction – Dr. Ragu Athinarayanan (Purdue University)

10:45 am: Break

11:00 am:  Tour of Purdue Smart Foundry and Manufacturing Facilities

12:00 pm:  Lunch

1:00 pm: Afternoon Keynote: Derek Fogle, Environmental Coordinator, Waupaca Foundry, Inc.
Building the Green Foundry: Sustainability Initiatives at Waupaca Foundry, Inc.

1:30 pm: Presentations: Foundry Safety & Harnessing Smart Technology Solutions
Vision AI for Monitoring Safety Compliance – Michael Walton (BCD iLabs)
Smart Connected Wearable Sensors for Human Fatigue Detection – Dr. Gaurav Nanda & Dr. Sunghwan Lee (Purdue University)

2:20 pm: Break

2:35 pm: Moderated Panel Discussion: Brian Lewis, Session Moderator
Smart Technology Deployment in Foundries: Opportunities and Challenges
Leveraging Partnerships & Forging Linkages for Foundry Advancement: Panelists: Susan Bear, Chief Technology Officer, Grede Mike Molfenter, Digital Program Manager, Caterpillar Inc. 

3:20 pm: Q&A and Open Discussion

3:30 pm: CESMII Membership Benefits and Resources
Dr. Ragu Athinarayanan

3:45 pm: Program Close & Adjourn


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