Get Inspired at Integr8 2019

Integr8 is a global Industry 4.0 conference held annually in Detroit, Michigan that brings together international technology and manufacturing professionals and industry leaders to share ideas, get inspired and take action as the smart and connected technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution rapidly transform advanced manufacturing and create upheavals across multiple industries.

Cost:

Integr8 Conference Ticket: $599
Automation Alley Member Price: $449
Ticket includes entrance to the Exhibit Hall, breakout session attendance, breakfast, lunch and afterglow. 

Location:

TCF Center
(formerly Cobo Center)
1 Washington Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48234
(View Map)

Sponsor:

With 1,000-plus attendees expected, Integr8 2019 presents the perfect opportunity for your company to position itself as an industry leader while gaining considerable visibility within the ecosystem of manufacturing and technology professionals shaping our future.

Agenda

November 5, 2019

5 p.m.

Integr8 Luminate
Join Automation Alley and a global gathering of technology and manufacturing leaders for hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and Comcast Cosmo bar. Enjoy sweeping views of the Detroit River at Integr8 Luminate, the kick off reception for Integr8 2019, Automation Alley’s global Industry 4.0 conference. This event will include a ribbon cutting for the Integr8 Expo preview. Connect with our Integr8 speakers and VIP guests as you consider new smart technology investments and seize the boundless opportunities of Industry 4.0.

November 6, 2019

7:30 a.m.

Registration & Breakfast
Welcome to Integr8! Enjoy breakfast in TCF Center’s Grand Riverview Ballroom on level 2 as you connect with industry peers and explore the Integr8 Expo.

8 a.m.

Morning Keynote: Digital Transformation for the Industrial Enterprise

Manufacturing industry leaders are creating competitive advantage by unlocking new markets and creating sustainable customer success. While each company’s transformation strategy is unique, most are anchored by finding new ways to optimize operations, empower employees, engage customers and transform product offerings through the use of IoT, the cloud, AI, machine learning and other technologies.

John Kovac, Microsoft director of U.S. Industry Manufacturing, will share use cases on how Microsoft enabled digital transformation and made it a reality, including how they digitally transformed their own global manufacturing and supply chain operations.

9 a.m.

Breakout Sessions
Integr8 breakout sessions will take place in the meeting rooms on level 1. Join us as we dive into how the smart and connected technologies of Industry 4.0 are impacting multiple industries. Be sure to stay after for a short meet-and-greet with presenting speakers.

AMHUB Roundtables
Automation Alley, in partnership with the World Economic Forum, recently launched the Advanced Manufacturing Hub (AMHUB) for Michigan—a globally recognized initiative and distinct honor for our region. As part of our mission, we are launching invitation-only roundtable discussions at Integr8: The Industry 4.0 Conference for 2019. The core topics for each roundtable will revolve around technology, talent and the future of production.

10:30 a.m.

Breakout Sessions
Integr8 breakout sessions will take place in the meeting rooms on level 1. Join us as we dive into how the smart and connected technologies of Industry 4.0 are impacting multiple industries. Be sure to stay after for a short meet-and-greet with presenting speakers.

AMHUB Roundtables
Automation Alley, in partnership with the World Economic Forum, recently launched the Advanced Manufacturing Hub (AMHUB) for Michigan—a globally recognized initiative and distinct honor for our region. As part of our mission, we are launching invitation-only roundtable discussions at Integr8: The Industry 4.0 Conference for 2019. The core topics for each roundtable will revolve around technology, talent and the future of production.

Noon

Welcome by Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist: State of Technology in Michigan

Lunch and Afternoon Keynote: Industry 4.0 at Scale: How AI, Open Digital Platforms and Agile Workforces are Transforming Manufacturing

Martina Koederitz, general manager of IBM’s U.S. Industrial Market in North America, will share how manufacturing companies are working with IBM on Industry 4.0 to drive operational efficiency, create new business models, improve customer experiences and fund future transformations.

Learn how to embrace open and secure digital platforms to unleash innovation and integrate your ecosystem. Change the way you work by scaling AI and IoT across your manufacturing processes. And accelerate your training and reskilling efforts to keep your workforce productive and relevant.

1:15 p.m.

Breakout Sessions
Integr8 breakout sessions will take place in the meeting rooms on level 1. Join us as we dive into how the smart and connected technologies of Industry 4.0 are impacting multiple industries. Be sure to stay after for a short meet-and-greet with presenting speakers.

AMHUB Roundtables
Automation Alley, in partnership with the World Economic Forum, recently launched the Advanced Manufacturing Hub (AMHUB) for Michigan—a globally recognized initiative and distinct honor for our region. As part of our mission, we are launching invitation-only roundtable discussions at Integr8: The Industry 4.0 Conference for 2019. The core topics for each roundtable will revolve around technology, talent and the future of production.

2:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions
Integr8 breakout sessions will take place in the meeting rooms on level 1. Join us as we dive into how the smart and connected technologies of Industry 4.0 are impacting multiple industries. Be sure to stay after for a short meet-and-greet with presenting speakers.

AMHUB Roundtables
Automation Alley, in partnership with the World Economic Forum, recently launched the Advanced Manufacturing Hub (AMHUB) for Michigan—a globally recognized initiative and distinct honor for our region. As part of our mission, we are launching invitation-only roundtable discussions at Integr8: The Industry 4.0 Conference for 2019. The core topics for each roundtable will revolve around technology, talent and the future of production.

4 p.m.

Integr8 Afterglow featuring Power Play: How Smart Technologies are a Sports Industry Game-Changer 

Enjoy drinks and appetizers at our afterglow in the Grand Riverview Ballroom as we close with a panel focused on the digital transformation in sports. Join panelists from NASCAR and professional Detroit sports teams to discover how this industry is utilizing Industry 4.0 tools to gain a competitive advantage.

It’s no surprise that the smart technologies associated with Industry 4.0 are impacting industries well beyond the factory floor. In today’s ultra-competitive entertainment market, the sports industry must think outside of the box and find innovative ways to connect with fans, improve player health and safety, and win when it counts.

Stick around to mingle with Integr8 speakers and attendees and explore the Integr8 Expo until 6 p.m.

6 p.m.

Integr8 Concludes

Eight Reasons to Attend Integr8:

1. Attend America’s largest, cross-discipline conference tackling the eight technology sectors associated with Industry 4.0.

2. Advance your knowledge and understanding of smart factory technologies.

3. Gain actionable information from the world’s leading industry experts.

4. Connect and collaborate with 1,000 like-minded professionals in technology and manufacturing.

5. Explore the latest in Industry 4.0 technologies at the Integr8 Expo.

6. Hear from 100 industry thought leaders as they share their technical knowledge and expertise.

7. Understand barriers to Industry 4.0 adoption and uncover solutions for a digital transformation. Learn how to trim costs while boosting efficiency.

8. Walk away with a roadmap for Industry 4.0 implementation.

Things you need to know:

First Time Attendees:

Get the most out of your Integr8 experience by having a strategy to maximize your time! We put together some helpful planning tips to make your first visit a success.

Become an Exhibitor:

Integr8 gives your company the unique opportunity to tell your Industry 4.0 story and share your technology innovations to industry leaders and policy experts.

What our attendees had to say:

An innovative, collaborative, educational and inspiring conference!
Amy WoodHuntington National Bank
I’ve done my share of expos and conferences and Integr8 is top notch!
Rick ThorntonSecurity 101
We are already getting great feedback from the exposure.
Andrew KalinowskiThunder Technology

Thank you to our sponsors