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May
2017

May 22, 2017EXTERNAL EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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 23, 2017EXTERNAL EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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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Jun
2017

June 12, 2017EXTERNAL EVENT, MANUFACTURING

MANUFACTURING LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

Kevin McDunn, DMDII's 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 companies...

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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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May
2017

May 24, 2017EXTERNAL EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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 17, 2017EXTERNAL EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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 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 16, 2017EXTERNAL EVENT, UI LABS

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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Jun
2017

June 1, 2017EXTERNAL EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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 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 11, 2017EXTERNAL EVENT, UI LABS

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 10, 2017MANUFACTURING, PRIVATE EVENT

BLOCKCHAIN IN MANUFACTURING WORKSHOP

A private workshop at DMDII will explore blockchain in manufacturing.

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May 10, 2017EXTERNAL EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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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Jun
2017

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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May
2017

May 17, 2017EXTERNAL EVENT, UI LABS

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 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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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 17, 2017PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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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Apr
2017

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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May
2017

May 22, 2017PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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 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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Apr
2017

April 21, 2017PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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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Jun
2017

June 6, 2017PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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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Apr
2017

April 18, 2017EXTERNAL EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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 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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April 11, 2017PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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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May
2017

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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Apr
2017

April 6, 2017PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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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Mar
2017

March 14, 2017PUBLIC EVENT, UI LABS

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 6, 2017PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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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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 13, 2017PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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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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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Sept
2016

September 8, 2016PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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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Nov
2016

November 9, 2016PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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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Jul
2016

July 15, 2016PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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, 2016PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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, 2016PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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, 2016PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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 MANAGEMENTREVIEW (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, 2016PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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, 2016PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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 MANAGEMENTREVIEW (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, 2016PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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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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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Jan
2016

January 14, 2016PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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 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, 2015PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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, 2015PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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, 2015PUBLIC EVENT, UI LABS

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, 2015PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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, 2015PUBLIC EVENT, UI LABS

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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September 10, 2015PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

PROJECT CALL WORKSHOP

Thank you to all who attended the September 10th Project Call Workshop! This event was a huge success and we hope you found value in all sessions that were held. We encourage you to continue networking with individuals and companies...

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Jul
2015

July 30, 2015PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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, 2015PUBLIC EVENT, MANUFACTURING

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, 2015PUBLIC EVENT, UI LABS

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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