The Industrial Design, Engineering & Automation (IDEA) Conference will focus on emerging trends and innovations in the design and engineering community that will enhance the future of manufacturing operations for industry leading engineers and managers.

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This event is currently collecting proposals for conference sessions during this hybrid event. Some tracks will take place at the live event in Cleveland and others will be part of the virtual event. If you have questions please contact tmhessman@endeavorb2b.com

In-Person Conference Tracks

IoT IDEAs 

Connected systems, sensors, analytics software and data management. Putting a modern connected plant together requires not just the quality of the individual components but also the way those components are networked together to deliver the insight manufacturers need to improve their operation. Produced by Machine Design.

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Advanced Manufacturing IDEAs

3D printing, CAD/CAM software and AR/VR. The emergence of additive manufacturing, augmented reality and virtual reality and sophisticated CAD/CAM software give designers and manufacturers a deeper insight into how to turn ideas into products. It also allows designers to optimize their designs and shorten the time to market. Produced by Machine Design.

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Power & Fluid IDEAs

Motors, drives, electrical systems, hydraulics and pneumatics. An automated plant creates a safe and productive flow of materials and finished products. It also allows humans to be used to their fullest potential, driving operational efficiency and cost management. Produced by Machine Design and Hydraulics & Pneumatics.

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Laser Assisted Processing IDEAs

Offers an efficient, non-contact method for working with a wide variety of materials. It plays a critical role in best manufacturing practices for not only macro-products such as airplanes, but also micro-products such as implantable medical devices. The technology is essential to modern smart manufacturing strategies such as additive manufacturing and helps manufacturers produce higher quality products at lower cost. This conference deals with the science and technology of smart laser materials processing.

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Machine Vision IDEAs

Properly deploying machine vision technologies in industrial settings improves product quality and process control, increases productivity, and saves on cost.  Automotive, food and beverage, and semiconductors and electronics are just a few examples of manufacturing environments that rely heavily on machine vision systems today. This conference will cover all aspects of machine vision, from introductory descriptions, definitions, and concepts; to the latest innovations in enabling technologies such as artificial intelligence, non-visible imaging, and 3D imaging technologies. 

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Virtual Conference Track

Automation IDEA’s

Designing systems, material handlings, AGVs. An automated plant creates a safe and productive flow of materials and finished products. It also allows humans to be used to their fullest potential, driving operational efficiency and cost management. Produced by Machine Design and Material Handling & Logistics.

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