November 30, 2023Time
10:00 AM - 4:00 PMVenue
Stewart Center 214A 128 Memorial Mall Dr, West Lafayette, IN, 47907, United States, Organizer
Location: Smart Factory // Dudley Hall, Room 4353, 363 N Grant Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907
We’re launching a cutting-edge learning environment that simulates the labs of the future. Come see how the School of Engineering Technology will educate next generation of Industry 4.0 leaders. The Smart Factory, Smart Foundry, Industrial Internet-of-Things Lab, and Intelligent Process Manufacturing Lab place the next generation of Industry 4.0 professionals at the center of the action. We incorporate artificial intelligence, robotics, cloud computing, and advanced automation into a factory setting. Purdue students get a real-world, industry-ready education in the Smart Manufacturing program, designed to expand their skill set beyond what any other academic program in the country could give them.
10:00 am: Smart Manufacturing Laboratories Grand Opening
With remarks from Ken Burbank, Professor and Head of the School of Engineering Technology, Daniel Castro, Dean of Purdue Polytechnic Institute, John Dyck, CEO of CESMII, Purdue University President Mung Chiang, and more.
10:30 am: Reception & Smart Manufacturing Laboratories Tours
10:45 am: Roundtable Discussion 1: Practical Steps to Address the Manufacturing Technical Skills Gaps
Featuring Tony Denhart, Executive Vice President, Workforce & Talent, Indiana Economic Development Corporation
11:15 am: Roundtable Discussion 2: Integration of IT and OT for Industry 4.0 Manufacturing Intelligence & Communication
Featuring Scott Whitlock, President/CEO, Flexware Innovation
Location: Stewart Center 214A | 128 Memorial Mall Dr, West Lafayette, IN 47907
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