IMI sponsors conferences and courses world-wide to assist in understanding technology developments, markets and applications requirements. IMI conferences and courses offer unique opportunities for leading hardware, technology development, consumables, software and user companies to learn, network, and develop a comprehensive understanding of current as well as future developments impacting successful product implementations, market entry/expansion, and technology utilization.

Since 1990, IMI has held over 600 programs attended by well over 25,000 technical, marketing and management personnel from companies around the world.

IMI programs are designed to enable attendees to obtain the latest technical, market and application information while allowing time to network with other attendees in a time and cost efficient manner. Attendance at an IMI program enables attendees to meet with an industry’s leading experts in a single location over a short period of time thus maximizing information transfer efficiency and minimizing travel and time expenses.

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Basic 1-day Course Schedule

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 or December 13, 2017

8:00 a.m.                     Registration

9:00 a.m.                     Course Session 1

12:00 Noon                 Networking Lunch

1:00 p.m.                     Course Session 2

5:00 p.m.                     Course Adjournment

5:00 p.m.                     Networking Reception - December 12, 2017 only

December 13, 2017

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Advanced Manufacturing Academy

December 12, 2017

Additional Course Topics TBA

Florida Hotel & Conference Center Orlando, Florida, USA

December 13, 2017

December 12-13, 2017

Product displays/demonstrations by Advanced Manufacturing Academy registrants are encouraged.  IMI will cooperate with all interested parties to provide appropriate space so products can be displayed and demonstrated during the course breaks.   There is no charge in addition to the course registration fee to have a display table.  Interested companies should contact IMI President Al Keene
 to ensure that proper arrangements are made for product displays and demonstrations.

Information Management Institute is currently selecting additional specific Advanced Manufacturing Academy course topics to be offered. Some of the leading Course Topics being considered include Artificial Intelligence, Designing for Digital Manufacturing, IoT (Internet of Things) in Manufacturing, Real Time 3D Machine Vision, Robotics, Roll-to-Roll Manufacturing Processes, Sensors, Smart Manufacturing/Smart Factory, and Virtual Reality among others.

We welcome your inputs, ideas and suggestions for additional course topics and for course leader recommendations – these will assist us in providing the best possible coverage of leading advanced manufacturing technologies.   Please email your inputs to Al Keene   Thank you!

Advanced Manufacturing Academy
New Product Development & New Markets = Increased Profits

Advanced Manufacturing Academy goal is to provide an understanding of advanced manufacturing technology fundamentals, their value proposition, how/where their use is applicable, and potential markets - PLUS an introduction to available resources to facilitate their successful utilization within manufacturing industries.

Historically, innovation has been a key ingredient in the development, expansion and growth of manufacturing industries.  And innovation is still required to foster industrial development.  While talent, infrastructure, and investment are all key components, both the manufacturing landscape and the required tools have changed in our digital world.

The incorporation of new manufacturing techniques and materials to provide added value, improve product performance, enhance production economics, etc. are essential to the development and implementation of profitable new products and expanded markets. IMI’s
Advanced Manufacturing Academy provides practical insights and information to enable companies to assess their future usage of advanced manufacturing technologies. Consider it your “Jump-Start for the Future.

Thus, we urge you to be sure that your company, agency or organization is represented at IMI’s
Advanced Manufacturing Academy on December 12-13, 2017 in Orlando.