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KC SmartPort Annual Industry Briefing

Manufacturing is an important part of the Kansas City economy and is growing. At the SmartPort Annual Industry Briefing on April 4, 2018 we will look at the Future of Manufacturing. The manufacturing industry is changing rapidly from innovation to automation and  the power of data and process improvement. Experts have started to call the trend Manufacturing 4.0. This new fourth wave, will be powered by smart manufacturing, robotics, the Internet of Things and smart automation.

Digitize will feature a keynote speaker that is driving the future of manufacturing and three or four additional speakers from different manufacturing industries like automotive, food, plastics and others to discuss their specific sectors and what is happening in manufacturing. Details on these speakers are coming soon.

Date:  April 4, 2018
Time:  7:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Location:  Ballroom at the Kansas City Convention Center

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