Tech Takeover: Tales from the Trenches: Real-world IIoT and Futures

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Name: Tech Takeover: Tales from the Trenches: Real-world IIoT and Futures
Date: September 20, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
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Event Description:
Cloud connectivity, mobility, and intelligent devices have changed the way manufacturing companies do business. Or have they? Beyond the buzz words and initiatives, what does the Industrial IoT movement really mean for operations at manufacturers who are thinking ahead. As Machine Learning, Cognitive Services and Virtual/Augmented Reality gain mind share in everyday life, where and how does industry benefit? Join Mike Chen, Corporate Engineering Team Manager, for Omron as he dissects the status quo approach to IIoT and explores the near future of an optimized industrial society.

M_Chen_2017A (Small).pngMike Chen is the corporate engineering team manager, otherwise known as the Automation Center at Omron Automation Americas. He leads a team of veteran engineers who responsibility for product expertise, applied proof-of-concepts, pre-sales engineering projects, and a state-of-the-art automation technology showroom with lab. Mike leads new technology investigation and advises Omron's executive team on possible mergers, acquisitions, and alliances from a technical continuity perspective. Over the past 6 years at Omron, he has been the Product Manager for development & runtime software, Human Machine Interfaces, integrated controller platforms, and advanced vision & measurement devices. Prior to Omron, at Mitsubishi Electric, Mike spent three years in Japan supporting industrial controls and networks, then returning to the US as the lead engineer for modular control systems, MES and integrated software. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell University.

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2675 Bellingham, Troy, MI 48083

Date/Time Information:
September 20, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Contact Information:
(800) 427-5100
Member Price: Free
Non-member Price: $20.00
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