March 7-8Huntington Convention Center of ClevelandCleveland, OH

Free Content & Activities at ADM Cleveland 2018

Use the scheduling tool below to browse all the available conference sessions, show floor education, event activities, and speakers at this year's event. Find the content and networking opportunities to fit all of your educational and professional needs to ensure you get the most out of your time at the show.

Wednesday | 9:55 am

Chair's Opening Remarks

Location: Room 1

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Jack Heslin (3D Tech Talks)

Location: Room 3

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Wednesday | 10:00 am

Capitalizing on the Changing Dynamics of 3D Printing

Moderator: Jack Heslin (3D Tech Talks)

Panelists: Dave Pierson (MAGNET), Tracy Albers, PhD (Rapid Prototype and Manufacturing LLC., (rp+m)), Mark Horner (The Technology House)

Location: Room 3

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Collaborative Robots & Their Role in the Smart Manufacturing Workforce

Moderator: Rob Spiegel (Design News (UBM))

Panelists: David Dechow (FANUC America Corp.), John Stewart (Fetch Robotics)

Location: Room 1

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Panel Discussion: Manufacturing Quality Systems in the Medical Field

Speaker: Jennifer Goldsberry

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Medtech

Panel – Building a Battery Sector Fit for the Global Marketplace

Panelist: Michael Sanders (Avicenne)

Speakers: Pat Valente (Ohio Fuel Cell Coalition), Ryan Franks (CSA Group)

Location: Room 5

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Battery Technologies

Wednesday | 10:15 am

How P&G turned ocean waste into the Fairy Ocean Plastic bottle

Location: Center Stage

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Show Floor Content & Activities: Center Stage

Wednesday | 10:45 am

Additive Manufacturing for High Reliability Aerospace Applications

Speaker: Dr. James P. Nokes (The Aerospace Corporation)

Location: Room 3

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Comparing Li-ion to Lead-Acid Batteries & Other Storage Options: Future Predictions

Speaker: Michael Sanders (Avicenne)

Location: Room 5

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Battery Technologies

Getting the Best ROI from Your Smart Manufacturing Systems

Speaker: Daniel Moore (Universal Robots)

Location: Room 1

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Wednesday | 11:00 am

Panel: Impact of BioDesign: Hype or Hope

Moderator: Marwane Berrada (Cleveland Clinic Innovations)

Panelist: Colin Drummond (Case Western University)

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Show Floor Content & Activities: Center Stage

Wednesday | 11:15 am

Applying Machine Learning in Smart Manufacturing & IIoT Applications

Speaker: Shi-Wan Lin (Thingswise LLC)

Location: Room 3

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Battery Testing, Inspection, & Certification Considerations: Components to Products

Speaker: Ryan Franks (CSA Group)

Location: Room 5

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Battery Technologies

Challenges & Best Practices in Deploying IIoT

Speaker: David Iyoha (Fortech LLC)

Location: Room 1

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Wednesday | 12:00 pm

The Future of the 54.5-MPG Mandate

Speaker: Brett Smith (Center for Automotive Research)

Location: Center Stage

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Show Floor Content & Activities: Center Stage

Wednesday | 1:00 pm

Keynote: John Ratzenberger

Location: Center Stage

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Show Floor Content & Activities: Keynote

Wednesday | 2:00 pm

Artificial Intelligence Applications in Manufacturing

Speaker: Oliver Christie (Foxy Machine)

Location: Center Stage

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Show Floor Content & Activities: Center Stage

Augmented & Virtual Reality Applications for Product Design

Speakers: Tim Martin (FS Studio), Lloyd Moore (FS Studio)

Location: Room 3

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Hybrid & Electric Fleet Deployment: What are the Specific Considerations?

Location: Room 5

Conference Track: Battery Technologies

Wednesday | 2:30 pm

Building the Fuel Cell Supply Chain

Speaker: Pat Valente (Ohio Fuel Cell Coalition)

Location: Room 5

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Battery Technologies

Wednesday | 2:45 pm

Medtech Case Study

Location: Room 1

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Wednesday | 3:00 pm

Airplane as Energy Storage Device: Taking PAV Batteries to the Next Level

Speaker: Vikas Prakash (Case Western Reserve University)

Location: Room 5

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Battery Technologies

From Patient to Participant to Collaborator: How One Victim of Spinal Cord Injury Is Fighting Back with Technology

Speaker: Ian Burkhart (Ian Burkhart Foundation)

Location: Center Stage

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Show Floor Content & Activities: Center Stage

Wednesday | 3:15 pm

Next-Gen Materials for 3D Printing

Speaker: Mark Horner (The Technology House)

Location: Room 3

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Understanding & Closing the Workforce Skills Gap

Panelists: Brian Fortney (Rockwell Automation), David Iyoha (Fortech LLC)

Location: Room 1

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Wednesday | 3:45 pm

Passport to Prizes Winners

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Show Floor Content & Activities: Center Stage

Thursday | 9:55 am

Chair's Opening Remarks

Chairperson: Jack Heslin (3D Tech Talks)

Location: Room 3

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Chair's Opening Remarks

Location: Room 1

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Thursday | 10:00 am

Panel Discussion: Building the Future One Layer at a Time

Panelist: Thomas W. Hughes (FibreTuff Medical Biopolymers, LLC)

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Medtech

Robots Out of the Cage: Tackling Cobot Safety Concerns & Risk Assessment on the Manufacturing Floor

Moderator: Rob Spiegel (Design News (UBM))

Panelists: Daniel Moore (Universal Robots), John Stewart (Fetch Robotics)

Location: Room 1

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

The IIoT Collaborative: Case Western University & Cleveland State University Partner with Industry to Advance IIoT

Location: Room 3

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Thursday | 10:15 am

Top Trends Impacting Medtech and IoT

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Show Floor Content & Activities: Center Stage

Thursday | 10:45 am

Optimizing Assets to Function in a Smart Manufacturing Ecosystem

Speaker: Tom Craven (RRAMAC Connected Systems)

Location: Room 1

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Turning Big Data from Sensors & IIoT Networked Devices into Strategic Information

Location: Room 3

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Thursday | 11:15 am

Best Practices in Successfully Performing Predictive Maintenance

Speakers: Mohamed Abuali (IoTco LLC), Tom Craven (RRAMAC Connected Systems)

Location: Room 1

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

How We’re Making Changes in Our Manufacturing for the 2025 CAFÉ Standard

Moderator: Charles Murray (Design News (UBM))

Location: Room 3

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Thursday | 12:00 pm

How to Optimize Packaging Design to Increase Manufacturing Efficiency

Speaker: Joe Pagliaro (2940 Associates)

Location: Center Stage

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Show Floor Content & Activities: Center Stage

Thursday | 1:00 pm

New Collar Job Training for the Digital Age

Speaker: Sarah Boisvert (Fab Lab Hub)

Location: Center Stage

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Show Floor Content & Activities: Center Stage

Thursday | 2:00 pm

Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM): An Emerging Technology

Location: Room 3

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Panel: 3D printing vs Injection Molding: Are We Near the Tipping Point?

Speakers: John Budreau (Engineered Plastics), Thomas Davis (Proto Labs)

Location: Center Stage

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Show Floor Content & Activities: Center Stage

Using Cognitive Analytics to Improve Production with Prescriptive Maintenance

Speaker: Tom Craven (RRAMAC Connected Systems)

Location: Room 1

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Conference Track: Smart Manufacturing

Thursday | 2:45 pm

Passport to Prizes Winners

Location: Center Stage

Pass Type: Expo (Free)

Show Floor Content & Activities: Center Stage