Guest lecture and fireside chat – advanced manufacturing in Ontario
November 22, 2017 — Markham, Ontario
From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. the NRC will host a « fireside chat » between Dr. Wegener, Vice President, Advanced Technologies and Standards at Siemens AG (Munich, Germany) and a leading expert in Industry 4.0 and the digital factory and Jayson Myers, former President and CEO of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) and a member of the steering committee for the short-listed Southern Ontario advanced manufacturing supercluster consortium.
The discussion will focus on the opportunities and challenges facing Ontario's manufacturing and tech sectors – and the Supercluster proposal – and will explore the path forward for Canadian manufacturers in the digital age.
The same morning, Dr. Wegener will also give a lecture, open to the public, on Siemens’ approach to collaboration and Industry 4.0.
|8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.||Registration and networking|
|9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.||Welcome (ventureLAB President & CEO, Jeremy Laurin and CME President & CEO, Dennis Darby)|
|10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.||Lecture by Dr. Dieter Wegener|
|11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.||Q&A|
|11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.||Tour of IBM Innovation Space – Markham Convergence Centre and ventureLAB|
|2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.||Fireside chat|
Please contact Elaine.firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm your attendance.
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