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November 16, 2022 | Tom Ballard

Smart Factory Institute announces two upcoming events

The Smart Factory Institute in Cleveland has announced two new programs – a workforce conference from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST on December 8 at the PIE Innovation Center, 2215 Parker Street NE, Cleveland, and a “Plant Maintenance and Reliability Conference” on January 26.

In an email announcing the December event, the Smart Factory Institute wrote: “The industry-changing impacts of Industry 4.0 advancements can only be fully realized when there are corresponding changes in the manufacturing workforce. These impacts are likely to be seen and experienced in terms of changes to the design of manufacturing work, the manufacturing worker experience, and critical worker knowledge, skill, ability, and competency requirements. The positive impacts of Industry 4.0 technologies on manufacturing will only be realized if the existing workforce can be reskilled and retained.”

There are two registration options – in-person for $35 and virtual for $25. To register for either, click here.

The January event was a “Save the Date” notification. More details will obviously be forthcoming.

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