Tech Theater

NEW FOR 2013!
Tech Theater

In Chicago, we are excited to unveil the brand-new Tech Theater, which will offer the ultimate tradeshow experience. Meet masterminds, mingle with industry insiders, see products deconstructed, get tips from hard-core geeks, discover solutions to daily challenges, and listen to industry leading companies!

Time Day 1 - Sept 10 Day 2 - Sept 11 Day 3 - Sept 12
11:00 - 12:00 What do world class innovators do that others don't do?

Jim Carroll, Author, Columnist, Futurist, Innovation and Trends Expert

Skills shortage in manufacturing: Solutions that work

Maria H. Coons, PhD, Vice President of Workforce and Strategic Alliances, Harper College

3D Printing 101

Susan York, North America Business Manager – Materials, Stratasys

12:15 - 12:45 Comparison of interface pressure measurement options

Camilo Aladro, Product Manager, Tekscan

Telepresence robots for factory support

Steve Gray, President, Pacific eMotion

Fitbit Teardown: Inside look at the hippest new wearable tracker

Eric Doster, Marketing Development Manager, iFixit

1:00 - 1:30 Metal injection molding, Understanding its challenges-Maximizing its benefits

David Smith, International Business Development Management Consultant MIM, Dynacast International

The case for hiring veterans

Rodrigo Garcia, Assistant Director, Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs

Stepper motors in high precision positioning systems

Sacha Marcroft, Vice President, Ibex Engineering

1:45 - 2:15

Smartphone Teardown: A look inside the New Galaxy S4

Eric Doster, Marketing Development Manager, iFixit

Maximizing the value of your business

Matt Bradbury, Managing Director, Business Acquisition & Merger Association

The blueprint to career excellence no matter your current career status

Kimball Bullington, PhD, Associate Professor, Middle Tennessee State University

2:30 - 3:00

Surround yourself with success: How to find and keep the right talent in the plastics industry

Russ Riendeau, Ph.D., Senior Partner, East Wing Group, Inc.

Tablet Teardown: All-new Nexus 7 vs. Original Nexus 7

Eric Doster, Marketing Development Manager, iFixit

3:15 - 3:45

Better gage management with GAGEpack

Eric Gasper, Project Manager, PQ Systems

Read Qmed's article for more information on the showfloor theaters!
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  • Access over 55 presentations and discussions for MD&M Chicago, Quality Expo and Design, Manufacturing & Automation.
  • Enjoy a catered sit down lunch each day with your pick of medical, quality, design, manufacturing and automation peers.
  • Receive entrance into Club Connect-the VIP area of the Expo with refreshments, device charging, WiFi and lounge sitting.
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Tech Theater

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