May 8-10, 2017
Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA

Exhibit Hall Demo Schedule

The 2017 M&T Expo is a thrilling trip to the future of manufacturing and technology. Come for an unforgettable experience of focused hands-on interaction with a complete array of the innovative technologies and tools that are about to transform your business. This is the kind of education no online tutorial can provide, and it's FREE.

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Monday, May 8

2:00pm

Welcome to the 2017 M&T Expo! (MAIN STAGE)

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Drones Take Flight (Drone Zone)

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Test Drive an Award-Winning Robot (MAIN STAGE)
Take the winning robot from the 2016 International FIRST Robotics Competition through its paces—and meet the team from Cuyahoga Community College Youth Technology Academy who built it

3:30pm - 4:00pm

New Innovations from Rockwell Automation Drive Instant Value in Productivity: Rockwell Automation (MAIN STAGE)
The knowledge workers have is as important as the data from automation devices. What if you had an app that transformed those devices into smart nodes with modules that incorporate both? Imagine the effect it could have on the agility of your operations! Come learn how a new app called FactoryTalk TeamONE can increase each team member’s productivity instantly with zero friction!

4:30pm – 5:00pm

2017 NED Innovation Award Presentation (MAIN STAGE)
New Equipment Digest reveals the winners of its 2017 Innovation contest. Meet the winners and hear from NED about what makes best-in-class innovations work.

5:00pm – 6:30pm Cocktail Reception
Network with fellow attendees in the Exhbit Hall. See the latest innovations from our hundreds of exhibitors.

Tuesday, May 9

10:00am – 10:30am

Energizing the Future of Manufacturing: Current, powered by GE (MAIN STAGE)
Join Current, powered by GE—a first-of-its-kind startup within the walls of GE—for a demonstration on how Current blends advanced energy technologies like LED and solar with networked sensors and software to make industrial facilities more energy efficient and productive.

10:00am – 11:00am

Get the 3D Printing Experience: Ultimaker (Booth 618)
Come check out Ultimaker lineup of additive manufacturing solutions, including the new dual extrusion Ultimaker3 desktop 3D printer. The demo will feature both PLA /PLA and PLA/ PVA prints, along with printed part examples.

 

Get Hands-On with Collaborative Robotics: Universal Robots (Booth 319)
Experience the true power (and simplicity) of collaborative robotics by programming your own sequences and pick-and-place operations on a UR robot. No training necessary!

11:30am – 12:00pm

Achieving Quality Data Management: Zeiss PiWeb (MAIN STAGE)
Automatically collect measurement data from multiple CMMs into a simple server database; use existing templates or build graphical part stories, SPC charts and quality reports; see ease-of-use demonstrated with audience participants.

12:00pm – 12:30pm

Build Your Smart Factory Today: FORCAM (MAIN STAGE)
Learn About Show Floor and Top Floor "Connectivity" for the Integrated Manufacturing Enterprise.

2:00pm – 2:30pm

Process Control Gets Real: Kepware (Booth 325)
Watch real-time process control data aggregation from a physical demonstration unit with KEPServerEX. This data will be monitored and controlled through the PTC stack of technology.

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Wearables: Augmenting Your Workforce, Connecting You to Your Data: Intel & Upskill (MAIN STAGE)
Upskill will use the latest smart glasses to demonstrate how its Skylight software solution closes the knowledge gap between workers and machines to create actionable data and workforce efficiency gains of nearly 50%.

 

Watch the 3D Printed Live-Build Take Shape: Stratasys (Live 3D Printing Demo Area)
Check in on the progress on the exclusive M&T live-build. Talk to an expert Stratasys engineer to understand the 3D process and how it can be put to work in factories and R&D facilities today.

 

The Manufacturing Cloud: True Multi-Tenant SaaS ERP for Manufacturing: Plex (Booth 119)
During this demonstration of the Plex Manufacturing Cloud, discover how the system can help you improve results in manufacturing planning, execution and quality.

4:15pm – 5:00pm

NED Presents: Q&A with the Father of Industrial Exoskeletons (MAIN STAGE)
An Iranian immigrant who arrived to America in the '70s with only few hundred dollars, Homayoon Kazerooni used his engineering gifts to design the exoskeletons that help paraplegics walk and industrial workers keep up with robots. Here's your chance to hear from the candid Berkeley professor and possibly get some tips to build your own Iron Man suit.

Wednesday, May 10

10:00am - 11:00am

Mass Action Suit: Augmenting the Human-powered Supply Chain with Exoskeletons: SuitX (MAIN STAGE)
The manufacturing workforce is aging, but production isn’t slowing down. SuitX demonstrates its elegant ergonomic solution, modular battery-free exoskeletons that will power up the human material handlers to keep pace with automated equipment.

 

Prizes Awarded (MAIN STAGE)
Winners of the drone contest and finished 3D printed mystery object announced.

 

Getting Immediate Value from “Thing” Data: Rockwell Automation (Booth 109)
What if your devices could talk to you? Learn how a new offering from Rockwell Automation will discover devices in your network, analyze data to find insights, and apply those insights in your process or operation. There's even a friendly chat bot (named Shelby) built into the product to help answer questions about operations and devices.

 

The Power of Cloud Robotics: Universal Robots/ Tend (Expo Floor)
New innovations in cloud robotics are extending the flexibility and value of collaborative robots in new and exciting ways. This demo will combine the reliability and precision performance of a Universal Robots UR5 with the revolutionary new smart cloud robotics platform from Tend. Leveraging the Tend in.control™ software that enables remote control, monitoring and analysis of production jobs, the UR5 will be trained, monitored and remotely controlled via a mobile device to simulate a machine tending task.

11:30am - 12:00pm

Identify High-value Plant Improvements: Sight Machine (MAIN STAGE)
See Sight Machine’s manufacturing analytics platform in action and put your manufacturing data to work with the only platform that instantly combines process and product data with an automated and systematic data intake process. Attendees will be able to test-drive the new Sight Machine Manufacturing Performance Index (MPI) productivity metric and learn how they can directly link plant productivity data to financial performance and profitability.

12:00pm

Know It All. A Location Strategy for Supply Chain Precision: Esri (MAIN STAGE)
Esri brings The Science of WhereTM to your organization, uncovering the hidden value of geography to create real-time intelligence, unlocking data from your existing systems and stregthening your global supply chain to mitigate disruptions and grow new markets.