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Nov
2017

November 16, 2017EXTERNAL EVENT, PUBLIC EVENT

AUGMENTED REALITY CHICAGO (ARCHI) MEETUP

The Chicago Augmented Reality Meetup has been in existence since 2010 with the goal of uniting and igniting the regional AR community. The monthly event attracts a diverse group of developers, designers, entrepreneurs, scientists, educators, investors, artists, marketers, hackers, journalists,...

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November 15, 2017MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

SMART MANUFACTURING: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

The digitization of manufacturing impacts every aspect of operations and the supply chain. Attend this one-day event and hear from the experts how to manage your complex business process from product development to manufacturing. Learn how smart manufacturing technologies drive...

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November 14, 2017MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

DIGITAL DISRUPTION: THE FACTORY FLOOR TRANSFORMATION

Digital technology is progressing at a rapid pace while both solutions and challenges continue to emerge and create further complexity for business owners. DMDII will host participants for a one day experiential learning workshop to explore how digital technologies impact...

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November 14, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

SMART CITY EXPO WORLD CONGRESS

City Digital is participating in this year's Smart City Expo World Congress. The event is a global meeting point for governments, companies, entrepreneurs, and researchers to collectivize urban power, increase the strength of cities, identify business opportunities, establish partnerships, and contribute...

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November 9, 2017UI LABS, EXTERNAL EVENT

TEDx CHICAGO

Caralynn Nowinski Collens will speak at TEDxChicago, an independently organized TED event, on the power of collaboration to inspire breakthroughs across industries. At TEDxChicago, the Chicago community will come together to draw from the TED legacy and share ideas that...

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November 7, 2017UI LABS, PUBLIC EVENT

IoT COUNCIL SERIES: WHAT IS IoT & HOW WILL IT IMPACT YOUR LIFE?

UI LABS is hosting a networking event and panel discussion on IoT's growing impact in our personal and professional lives. The discussion will help attendees gain more insight on connected homes, smart healthcare, and smart cities. Learn more and register...

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November 1, 2017MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

MEAC DIGITALIZATION STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP

The MEAC Digitalization Strategy Development Workshop is a two-day event for MEAC Alliance Members, providing an opportunity to hear the latest updates on the MEAC Alliance Program, Best Practices and Strategic Initiatives. Learn more and register here.

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Oct
2017

October 30, 2017UI LABS, EXTERNAL EVENT

THE 16th ANNUAL CHICAGO INNOVATION AWARDS

For the 16th year, the Chicago Innovation Awards will be celebrating the most innovative new products and services introduced in the Chicago region. Nominees and winners can cut across all industries, from large corporations to new start-ups, for-profit and non-profit, public...

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October 26, 2017MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

3rd SMART FACTORY WORLD SYMPOSIUM 2017

The rules for manufacturing are changing. Every day in plants around the world, workers are using data as a tool to obliterate downtime and drive productivity. The silos that separated the Information Technology and Operations departments are being razed, and...

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October 24, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

BLOOMBERG NEXT

Brenna Berman will be taking part in Bloomberg's annual discussion on the future of technology, connectivity, and the workforce. The event includes showcases, briefings, and interactive activities digging into the modern-day dynamics re-shaping our world. Learn more and register here.

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October 18, 2017MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

FOURTH REVOLUTION AWARDS

mHUB, IMEC and UI LABS have announced the inaugural industry awards ceremony that will take place on October 18, 2017, at the Wintrust Grand Banking Hall in Chicago to recognize talent and achievements in manufacturing. The Fourth Revolution Awards celebrates...

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October 18, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

ARRAY OF THINGS PUBLIC MEETING AT ASSOCIATION HOUSE

The Array of Things Public Meeting will be an opportunity for residents to learn more about the Array of Things project and identify community priorities that this project can measure and address. This conversation is hosted by the Association House of Chicago, a vital community...

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October 18, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

IoT SUMMIT CHICAGO

Brenna Berman will be speaking at ITA's fifth annual IoT Summit Chicago. This year's summit will explore issues such as data ownership and governance, while simultaneously connecting local IoT companies with investors in the region. Learn more and register here.

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October 16, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

SMART CITIES SUMMIT

The Smart Cities Summit brings together leading decision makers looking to learn about how to implement technology in order to boost connectivity within cities across the globe. Learn more and register here.

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October 13, 2017UI LABS, PUBLIC EVENT

COLONY 5 MEETUP

Colony 5 issued a challenge to entrepreneurs, corporate citizens and the investing community this August - work together to create business-driven smart communities. On October 13th, UI LABS is hosting a reception to celebrate this movement of entrepreneurial inclusion. Come...

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October 12, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

BOSCH IoT STRATEGY SUMMIT

Brenna Berman will be speaking at the Bosch IoT Strategy Summit. The event gathers thought leaders in the Internet of Things space to share what it takes to bring IoT into an organization, how to master its complexity, and why it...

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October 3, 2017UI LABS, PUBLIC EVENT

UI LABS TOUR & INNOVATION PRESENTATION

UI LABS will host APICS-Chicago for a professional development meeting and tour of the UI LABS Innovation Center on October 3rd. The meeting will include a presentation on innovation from UI LABS Chief Program Officer and Executive Director of DMDII,...

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Sept
2017

September 29, 2017MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

DCMME MANUFACTURING CONFERENCE

Michael Fornasiero, Program Manager of Workforce Development and SMM Engagement, will be speaking at the The Dauch Center for the Management of Manufacturing Enterprises (DCMME) Conference on "The Future of Manufacturing". Learn more and register here.

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September 23, 2017EXTERNAL EVENT

P.O.W.E.R. UP CHICAGO WORKSHOP

The LeadersUp Team is hosting a career development workshop for young professionals in Chicago. The topics to be covered include: professional development and goal setting, effective networking strategies, balancing work and school, and how to obtain education certificates. Food will...

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September 21, 2017UI LABS, EXTERNAL EVENT

GREATER PORTLAND INC ANNUAL ECONOMIC SUMMIT

UI LABS CEO Caralynn Nowinski Collens will be the keynote speaker at Greater Portland Inc's Annual Economic Summit. The event celebrates the region’s public-private partnership and puts a spotlight on our competitiveness in a global economy. Hundreds of regional leaders from public...

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September 19, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, PUBLIC EVENT

BUILDINGS 2.0: DESIGN, SYSTEMS, ENERGY, AND STANDARDS

Buildings 2.0 is a full-day event focused on the opportunities and realities of smart buildings. From pre-construction to operations and maintenance, the conference will investigate how design, systems, technology, and data each play a role in creating the fully-optimized building....

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September 18, 2017MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

SMART INDUSTRY 2017

On September 18 as part of its conference, Smart Industry will bring a group of attendees to UI LABS for a tour of the DMDII factory floor. The rest of the event will be held at Chicago's Swissotel. Launched in 2015,...

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September 14, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, PUBLIC EVENT

Q3 CITIES WEBINAR: LOGISTICS, RESILIENCY AND AEC

City Digital is hosting a 1-hour webinar on September 14th for city leadership to learn about our market-ready solutions, our current pilots and our pilot development process. The webinar will cover City Digital's unique engagement with the City of Chicago,...

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September 13, 2017MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION SEMINAR

To be held alongside WESTEC in Los Angeles, California, this seminar will focus on digital manufacturing and IoT. The digitization of manufacturing impacts every aspect of operations and the supply chain. Attend this one-day event and hear from the experts...

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September 6, 2017MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

ONRAMP MANUFACTURING CONFERENCE

Tom McDermott, Executive Director of DMDII and Chief Program Officer of UI LABS, will speak on the topic of "Innovations in the Supply Chain" on September 6 at the OnRamp Manufacturing Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The OnRamp Manufacturing Conference brings...

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Aug
2017

August 24, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

CITIES CONFERENCE: BEST PRACTICES IN GLOBAL INFRASTRUCTURE

Many people have asked, why those of involved in designing and building American cities cannot achieve the results that are being witnessed in cities across Asia and the Middle East?  Why are we unable to rebuild infrastructure that was designed...

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August 22, 2017MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

JB KNOWLEDGE CONTECH ROADSHOW

JBKnowledge, the maker of SmartBid, is excited to announce that the JBKnowledge ConTech Roadshow and SmartBid Academy will be making its way to Chicago, Illinois on August 22, 2017! Geek out with construction technology industry leaders and demo the latest...

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August 3, 2017UI LABS, PRIVATE EVENT

NAVIGATING THE FUTURE OF IOT

As deep technology such as artificial intelligence and IoT platforms are being applied to industry verticals, the rate of industry digitization is accelerating. However, there are still barriers to embrace the next industrial revolution, specifically in manufacturing, city infrastructure, agriculture,...

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Jul
2017

July 27, 2017MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

SIEMENS PLM AND TATA TECHNOLOGIES MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT SEMINAR

You can’t achieve any of these unless you have a means of properly optimizing your plants. Relying only on Top Floor to Shop Floor visibility is no longer an option for 21st century manufacturers. Maximizing production capabilities and ensuring uptime...

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July 19, 2017UI LABS, EXTERNAL EVENT, PUBLIC EVENT

PROFESSIONAL IRISH WOMEN OF CHICAGO LUNCHEON

The first-ever Professional Irish Women of Chicago Luncheon will take place Wednesday, July 19th at UI LABS. The day will begin with reception and lunch to honor the Top Professional Irish Women of Chicago followed by networking and a Fashion...

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July 13, 2017MANUFACTURING, PRIVATE EVENT

DMDII CYBERSECURITY WORKSHOP

A private workshop at DMDII will explore cybersecurity issues in manufacturing.

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July 12, 2017MANUFACTURING, MEMBERS-ONLY

DMDII TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE & SUPPLY CHAIN PROJECT CALL WORKSHOP

Join the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute for our July Technology Showcase, a members-only event focused on DMDII project outcomes through project demos, networking times, and opportunities to learn about and interact with startups. Six teams with projects coming to...

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Jun
2017

June 28, 2017UI LABS, EXTERNAL EVENT

CHIVR - CHICAGO VIRTUAL REALITY

The event will bring together technology enthusiasts, advertising and media professionals, software engineers, and artists and creatives to demo the latest virtual reality headsets, with featured software, media and games from Chicago-based companies. Learn more and register here.

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June 27, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

STREET OF THE FUTURE WORKSHOP

City Digital's David Leopold will give a keynote talk about “Mapping the Street of the Future,” featuring insights, opportunities, and lessons learned from City Digital’s underground infrastructure mapping pilot and other related projects. The first in a three-part series, this one-day...

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June 25, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

SMART CITIES CONNECT

Join City Digital Executive Director Brenna Berman in Austin for Smart Cities Connect, where she'll be speaking on Monday, June 26. At 9 am, Brenna will give a keynote talk, "Reimagining the User Experience of Government." At 9:30 am, she'll...

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June 20, 2017MANUFACTURING, PRIVATE EVENT

DMDII SUPPLY CHAIN WORKSHOP

A private workshop at DMDII will explore supply chain issues in manufacturing.

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June 20, 2017MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

mHUB PRESENTS, FIRST INDUSTRIAL RESPONDERS EMERGE (FIRE) PANEL DISCUSSION: TRENDS IN PRODUCT INNOVATION

Chicagoland manufacturers are invited to join industry leaders and small and medium-sized manufacturers for an evening of discussions, networking and tours of mHUB! First Industrial Responders Emerge panelists will address innovation, product sourcing, business best practices and supplier networks and...

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June 12, 2017MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

MANUFACTURING LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

Kevin McDunn, UI LABS Chief Technology Officer, will be attending the 13th annual Manufacturing Leadership Summit. The conference will focus on how the future state of the manufacturing industry will change the rules of competition, how work will be performed, how...

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June 7, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

THE CHICAGO FORUM ON GLOBAL CITIES

The Chicago Forum on Global Cities, hosted annually by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Financial Times, raises provocative questions about the influence of global cities and how they can solve pressing global challenges. Participating thought leaders and...

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June 6, 2017MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

PRODUCT & MANUFACTURING INNOVATION DRIVEN BY DIGITAL DESIGN & SIMULATION WORKSHOP

CIMdata’s Product & Manufacturing Innovation Driven by Digital Design & Simulation: Challenges, Strategies, Tools, & Best Practices for Business Success Workshop, is an event for industrial organizations and product development solution providers interested in learning about “model-driven engineering” strategies and solutions...

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June 6, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

SMART CITIES TECHNOLOGIES WORKSHOP

Katie Olson, Director of Program Design for City Digital, will be in attendance for a discussion about how cities across the U.S. are utilizing advanced sensors, big data, the Internet of Things, and other advanced technologies to enhance the quality and performance of...

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June 1, 2017MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

SMART MANUFACTURING: ARE YOU READY FOR DIGITAL MANUFACTURING AND DESIGN?

Join The Private Bank and IMEC for to learn about the future of digital manufacturing. Dimitrios Saranteas, MEP Digital Manufacturing Technical Specialist from IMEC, currently embedded with UI LABS' Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute, will present during the event. Topics...

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May
2017

May 24, 2017MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

SMART MANUFACTURING: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

The digitization of manufacturing impacts every aspect of operations and the supply chain. Attend this one-day event, presented by SME, at the GE Aviation Learning Center and hear from the experts how to manage your complex business process from product...

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May 23, 2017MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

NATIONAL ACADEMIES SYMPOSIUM ON SECURING ADVANCED MANUFACTURING IN THE UNITED STATES: THE ROLE OF MANUFACTURING USA

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Board on Science, Technology and Economic Policy Innovation Policy Forum will host an all-day workshop to explore how Manufacturing USA joins industry, academia, and government in public-private partnerships to help revitalize American...

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May 22, 2017MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

DMDII TOUR DURING MAPI EXECUTIVE SUMMIT

Join Siemens for a tour of the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute manufacturing floor at UI LABS. The tour takes place in conjunction with MAPI's annual event that brings together manufacturing leaders to address issues and share solutions to the challenges...

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May 22, 2017MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

AIRCRAFT AIRWORTHINESS & SUSTAINMENT CONFERENCE

Brench Boden, Chief Technology Officer of DMDII, will be attending the 2017 Aircraft Airworthiness & Sustainment Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. The conference will focus on the collaborative work being done within the aerospace community on improving the safety, airworthiness, availability,...

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May 18, 2017UI LABS, PRIVATE EVENT

MIT LEADERS FOR GLOBAL OPERATIONS: ALUMNI CONFERENCE 2017

This year’s conference for MIT's Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) alumni will address cutting-edge technologies and innovation in the Midwest. Attendees will have an opportunity to network and catch up with old friends and reconnect with the LGO community. This conference...

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May 17, 2017MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

THE FUTURE OF SMART MANUFACTURING

GACC Midwest together with the Federal State of Thuringia and UI LABS will host a half-day conference focusing on the future of smart manufacturing on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. This is part of a German business delegation, headed by Wolfgang...

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May 17, 2017UI LABS, EXTERNAL EVENT

CELEBRATING WOMEN IN INNOVATION

Discover how women are launching new start-ups and leading businesses that are disrupting industries during this Chicago Innovation Awards event. Then, hear from women who have ascended some of the highest positions in government. All these women will tell you...

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May 17, 2017MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

EXPONENTIAL MANUFACTURING

Exponential Manufacturing will lead 600 technology investors, entrepreneurs, and manufacturing industry executives through a rigorous two-day program to prepare them for the dawn of the exponential industrial age. Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute Thomas McDermott will participate in the event's...

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May 16, 2017UI LABS, EXTERNAL EVENT

SCIENCE IN THE AGE OF EXPERIENCE

Science, engineering and technology have joined together in order to simulate a better world. We are part of a digital revolution that is providing scientists and analysts with an extraordinary opportunity to imagine the impossible and innovate the invisible. Industry...

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May 15, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

INTERNET OF THINGS WORLD

Internet of Things World features three days of learning, discovery, and networking, covering the largest span of both industrial and consumer IoT. City Digital Executive Director Brenna Berman will speak on two panels: May 18 at 10:10 a.m. PT -...

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May 11, 2017UI LABS, EXTERNAL EVENT

BRITISH-AMERICAN BUSINESS COUNCIL (BABC) ANNUAL TRANSATLANTIC CONFERENCE

The two-day Conference will explore the 2017 theme “Navigating the New World,” focusing upon on evolving opportunities as the United States, Canada, and Europe absorb changes in the realities of economies, trade, borders, and governance. Engage in meaningful networking with...

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May 11, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, PRIVATE EVENT

CITY DIGITAL WEBINAR FOR CITY LEADERSHIP

City Digital is a Chicago-based public-private partnership innovating at the physical-digital convergence to create smart cities. Together with its public, private, and academic partners, City Digital improves the design, creation, use, interactivity, and impact of urban infrastructure. Focusing on four critical...

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May 10, 2017MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

OPEN SOURCE CONVENTION (OSCON)

Open source is everywhere—from the bottom of the programming stack to the top. OSCON brings the software engineering and developer community together to explore what's new and useful in open source languages, tools, and techniques. It's the best place to...

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May 10, 2017MANUFACTURING, PRIVATE EVENT

BLOCKCHAIN IN MANUFACTURING WORKSHOP

A private workshop at DMDII will explore blockchain in manufacturing.

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May 3, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, PRIVATE EVENT

CITYZENITH PRODUCT LAUNCH

City Digital partner Cityzenith will host a product launch of its software platform and city information modeling tool for analyzing and visualizing city and project data. Cityzenith is hosting this event in conjunction with the Builtworlds Summit 2017, whose attendees are...

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May 3, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

CHICAGO AQUAHACKING 2017 KICK-OFF MEETING

Participate in the kick-off meeting for Chicago’s AquaHacking team. Teams will develop solutions to pitch in late May to compete in semi-finals in June (teams will meet as-needed through May to develop solutions). What: AquaHacking is an annual multi-disciplinary hackathon...

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May 3, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

SMART CITIES NYC '17

Smart Cities NYC '17  curates the intersection of technology and urban life. Coming to you from iconic public spaces across New York City and the revitalized canvas of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, this unprecedented event features three engagement platforms, world-renowned...

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Apr
2017

April 21, 2017MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

DIGITAL MANUFACTURING COMMONS (DMC) FOR EDUCATION: WEBINAR AND USER GROUP MEETING

Please join us on Friday, April 21 for a webinar focused on academic applications of the DMC, and a brief user group meeting. Who should attend? This webinar is for mechanical and systems engineering educators and students, as well as...

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April 21, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, EXTERNAL EVENT

58TH TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH FORUM ANNUAL CONFERENCE

City Digital's David Leopold, Director of Program Management, will speak on the panel "The Mobility-as-a-Service Effect on the Business of Transport." Founded in 1958, the Transportation Research Forum (TRF) is an independent organization of transportation professionals. Its purpose is to...

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April 18, 2017MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS USA

The Industrial IoT Summit is coming back to Chicago this April 18-19 and will be bringing together a senior delegation of 120+ IoT leaders from across the U.S. and further afield for a packed agenda. Hear exclusive keynote sessions from...

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April 11, 2017MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

HYUNDAI WIA MACHINE TOOL OPEN HOUSE

DMDII partner Hyundai WIA is hosting an open house to showcase its latest manufacturing technology, including live cutting demonstrations. Visit the company's website for more information. To attend, please RSVP to Dave Mondek at dmondek@hyundai-wiamachine.com.

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April 6, 2017MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

THE RISE OF THE MACHINES CONFERENCE

It’s no secret that technology is transforming the building process from start to finish. Making it possibly to build smarter, with greater efficiency and effectiveness. One area of innovation enabling this growth: Automation and Robotics. This includes the adoption of...

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April 4, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, PUBLIC EVENT

CITY DIGITAL AT CHI HACK NIGHT

On April 4, we're making available the first batch of data from our Smart Green Infrastructure Monitoring (SGIM) pilot at the weekly Chi Hack Night. The data comes from three of our four Chicago stormwater monitoring sites, which have been using...

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Mar
2017

March 14, 2017UI LABS, PUBLIC EVENT

MAYOR EMANUEL'S INDUSTRIAL CORRIDOR MODERNIZATION: NORTH BRANCH OPEN HOUSE

The comprehensive framework and implementation for the North Branch Industrial Corridor was presented by DPD at a highly-attended community meeting on Feb. 21. The presentation can be found on DPD's website. Two community open house events in March will provide...

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March 13, 2017MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

MOBILITY GOES DIGITAL: THE FUTURE OF MOBILITY TECHNOLOGIES & SMART AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING

The German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest and UI LABS are hosting a half-day conference focused on mobility technologies and smart automotive manufacturing. The program will feature panels that address optimization in transportation, logistics, and manufacturing processes through...

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March 13, 2017CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE, PRIVATE EVENT

WATER INNOVATION SYMPOSIUM & URBAN WATERWAYS FORUM CLOSING RECEPTION

In partnership with Mayor Emanuel’s Urban Waterways Forum in Chicago on March 13th, Current, a new non-profit organization focused on propelling Chicago's water economy, and City Digital are convening a Water Innovation Symposium. Urban waterways represent the confluence of ecology,...

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March 6, 2017MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

INTERNET OF MANUFACTURING: TOUR OF UI LABS

The Internet of Manufacturing conference will kick off its program with a tour of the UI LABS manufacturing floor for attendees. Explore the 24,000 square foot manufacturing floor, and experience insights into the applied R&D, demonstration, and prototyping that is...

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Feb
2017

February 28, 2017MANUFACTURING, MEMBERS-ONLY

FEBRUARY MEMBERS-ONLY TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE

DMDII MEMBERS-ONLY TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE Please join us at the UI LABS Innovation Center in Chicago for our Technology Showcase, an engaging members-only event, that has recently taken on a new and improved format. As we kick off 2017, this event...

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Nov
2016

November 17, 2016MANUFACTURING, MEMBERS-ONLY

MEMBERS-ONLY TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE

DMDII MEMBERS-ONLY TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE Please join us at the UI LABS Innovation Center in Chicago for our Technology Showcase, an engaging members-only event, that has recently taken on a new and improved format. As 2016 comes to a close, this...

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November 9, 2016MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

SMART MANUFACTURING: THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

REGISTER TODAY & GET EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTS Attend Smart Manufacturing: The Digital Transformation on November 9 in Chicago and hear from leading industry experts and the early adopting manufacturers who are achieving positive business results in this connected world. We'll be talking about how...

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Sept
2016

September 8, 2016MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

SEPTEMBER PROJECT CALL WORKSHOP

This Project Call Workshop discussed Project Call Topics within DMDII's three thrust areas: Advanced Manufacturing Enterprise (AME), Intelligent Machines (IM) and Advanced Analysis (AA). Visit DMDII's Projects Page to learn more about the recently announced Project Call Topics! At this event, attendees...

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September 7, 2016MANUFACTURING, MEMBERS-ONLY

MEMBERS-ONLY TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE

SAVE THE DATE DMDII to host a members-only Technology Showcase (previously known as "Project Management Review") on September 7th, 2016 at the UI LABS Innovation Center. All DMDII members are invited to join us for an insightful day where DMDII...

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Jul
2016

July 15, 2016MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

DIGITAL MANUFACTURING COMMONS (DMC) HACKATHON - HACKING THE DIGITAL FACTORY

VISIT DMC HACKATHON'S OFFICIAL WEBSITE Hours: Friday - 6:00pm - 1:00am Saturday - 9:00am - 1:00am Sunday - 9:00am - 6:00pm This three-day event will provide all of the support needed for teams to hack out a DMC app related...

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Jun
2016

June 16, 2016MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

CONNECT WITH DMDII

REGISTER TODAY In an effort to provide information to interested individuals and organizations, the DMDII Team will be hosting a morning webinar and in-person information session, “CONNECT with DMDII.” Attendees will have the opportunity to hear about the topics below,...

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June 3, 2016MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

CHAMPIONING WOMEN IN MANUFACTURING

REGISTER TODAY Join successful women manufacturers and women leaders at the Digital Manufacturing Design and Innovation Institute (DMDII) for a half day of conversation and networking. The event is sponsored by: Alliance for Industry & Manufacturing (AIM), Technology & Manufacturing...

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June 2, 2016MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

2ND SMART FACTORY WORLD SYMPOSIUM MANUFACTURING 4.0: THE FUTURE IS TODAY

The road to competitive success in manufacturing is not only paved with advanced equipment and technology to improve production effectiveness — it is also a necessity to alter the organizations’ mindset to allow meaningful change to take place on the...

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May
2016

May 11, 2016MANUFACTURING, MEMBERS-ONLY

PROJECT MANAGEMENT REVIEW (PMR)

SAVE THE DATE DMDII to host Project Management Review (PMR) in May! DMDII will host a members-only PMR on Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 at the UI LABS Innovation Center in Chicago. All DMDII members are invited to join us for an exciting...

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Apr
2016

April 12, 2016MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

MODEL BASED ENTERPRISE SUMMIT 2016

MBE Summit April 12 – 14, 2016 Thank you to those who joined us at the seventh Model Based Enterprise Summit on the campus of the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, Maryland, April 12-14, 2016. The MBE...

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Mar
2016

March 29, 2016MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

MARCH PROJECT CALL WORKSHOP

THANK YOU TO THOSE WHO ATTENDED OUR PROJECT CALL WORKSHOP AND HELPED IN MAKING IT A HUGE SUCCESS! We hope attendees were able to learn, connect, and form teams around our newest set of Project Call Topics and gain knowledge from our...

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Feb
2016

February 25, 2016MANUFACTURING, PRIVATE EVENT

PROJECT MANAGEMENT REVIEW (PMR)

DMDII will host its first Project Management Review (PMR) of the new year! DMDII will host a members-only PMR on February 25th, 2016 at our Goose Island facility. All DMDII members are invited to join us for an exciting day...

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Jan
2016

January 21, 2016MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

DMC CYBERSECURITY FORUM

On January 21st, DMDII is set to host a virtual 2-hour, open conversation around best security and Dev Ops practices; in addition, we wish to educate, share our thoughts and tactics, and to receive feedback from our peers on how...

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January 14, 2016MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT CALL WORKSHOP

The Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) hosted its first ever Workforce Development (WFD) Project Call Workshop at DMDII Headquarters on January 14th, 2015. Thank you to all attendees, both in-person and virtual, for helping DMDII organize yet another...

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Dec
2015

December 17, 2015MANUFACTURING, PRIVATE EVENT

THE FUTURE OF CAM AND THE DIGITAL FACTORY FOR SMB

*Presented by DMDII, Siemens PLM Software and CIMdata Dear SMB Manufacturer, On behalf of Dr. Dean Bartles, the Executive Director of the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII), and the Chief Manufacturing Officer of UI LABS, we are pleased...

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December 9, 2015MANUFACTURING, PRIVATE EVENT

WALT DISNEY MAGNET SCHOOL VISITS DMDII

To end the 2015 calendar year, DMDII invited a bright group of thirty 7th grade students from Walt Disney Magnet School to perform coding activities at our facility. Throughout the morning, students showed their interest in digital manufacturing and left...

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Nov
2015

November 17, 2015MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

DEMYSTIFYING DMDII: CITY OF CHICAGO EVENT

On behalf of the City of Chicago and the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute, it was a pleasure to have Chicago Manufacturers attend the DMDII informational session, “Demystifying DMDII” on Tuesday, November 17th at the UI LABS facility on...

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Oct
2015

October 16, 2015MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

BEYOND THE IRON: THE“COOL” BEHIND CATERPILLAR’S BIG MACHINES

The future of Caterpillar is way more than just machines. Get an exclusive look at what the future holds beyond that familiar yellow iron digging and dozing at construction sites around the world. Join Caterpillar at UI LABS for a...

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October 15, 2015UI LABS, PUBLIC EVENT

PIRANHA TANK

Think ABC's "Shark Tank" is intense? Come watch UI LABS host four hand-picked fledgling businesses vie for a cash prize and the opportunity to work with some of the country’s leading angel and venture investors. We're not talking reality TV;...

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October 13, 2015MANUFACTURING, PRIVATE EVENT

DIGITAL DAY - OCTOBER 2015

DMDII hosted 8th grade students from Skinner North Classical School for a Digital Day. The goal of this day was to raise awareness of different careers in manufacturing and to encourage students to think about the field differently. Students had...

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October 2, 2015MANUFACTURING, PRIVATE EVENT

MANUFACTURING DAY 2015

DMDII participated in Manufacturing Day, a celebration of modern manufacturing intended to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. The goal of this day, sponsored by NAM, The Manufacturing Institute and NIST: MEP, was to raise the profile for manufacturing careers...

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Sept
2015

September 30, 2015MANUFACTURING, PRIVATE EVENT

PROJECT LEAD THE WAY

Project Lead The Way is the nation's leading provider of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs and operates in all 50 states in more than 8,000 schools around the country. Through world-class K-12 curriculum, high-quality teacher professional development, and...

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September 24, 2015MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

5TH INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING

Register now for 5th International Forum on Sustainable Manufacturing!! For the fifth successful year, the Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing (ISM) at the University of Kentucky is organizing the ‘International Forum on Sustainable Manufacturing’ to be held at the Spindletop Hall...

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September 23, 2015UI LABS, PUBLIC EVENT

PROJECT CALL WORKSHOP

Thank you to all who attended the DMC Workshop! The core purpose of the event was to build support and quality contributions to the DMC project and 15-16 project call through: Educating attendees on the DMC technology and integration points;...

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Jul
2015

July 30, 2015MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

DMDII + ROLLS-ROYCE ROADSHOW EVENT

Rolls-Royce and DMDII co-hosted an interactive briefing session for regional manufacturers, software companies and other interested parties to learn about digital manufacturing.

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July 23, 2015MANUFACTURING, PUBLIC EVENT

DMDII / 1000 JOBS PANEL DISCUSSION

Please join the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) and the World Business Chicago (WBC) 1000 Jobs for Chicagoland Manufacturing campaign for a panel discussion on the intersection of advanced - specifically, digital manufacturing and workforce development, and a...

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May
2015

May 11, 2015UI LABS, PUBLIC EVENT

FACILITY GRAND OPENING

The Grand Opening Celebration of UI LABS, home of DMDII – the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute, will be on Monday, May 11, 2015. The day will consist of a press event and ribbon cutting, along with manufacturing floor...

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Feb
2015

February 25, 2015MANUFACTURING, PRIVATE EVENT

DMDII 15-02 TO 15-07 PROJECT LAUNCH WORKSHOP

The Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) to host a workshop on projects DMDII-15-02 to DMDII-15-07 at the Atlanta Airport Marriott on February. Attendees will learn about the mission, vision and goals, as well as how to do business...

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