Archive

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...

MORE >

April 21, 2017EXTERNAL EVENT, CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE

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...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

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.

MORE >

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...

MORE >

April 4, 2017PUBLIC EVENT, CITIES + INFRASTRUCTURE

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...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

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,...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

Feb
2017

February 28, 2017MEMBERS-ONLY, MANUFACTURING

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...

MORE >

Nov
2016

November 17, 2016MEMBERS-ONLY, MANUFACTURING

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...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

September 7, 2016MEMBERS-ONLY, MANUFACTURING

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...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

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,...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

May
2016

May 11, 2016MEMBERS-ONLY, MANUFACTURING

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...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

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;...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

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;...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

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.

MORE >

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...

MORE >

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...

MORE >

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...

MORE >