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Dec
2018

December 5, 2018MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT, EVENTS

BUILDING HIGH-PERFORMANCE SME CLUSTERS FOR AMERICAN COMPETITIVENESS IN THE 21ST CENTURY

There has been considerable research in the last decade showing how firms and national economies can take either a low road or a high road to achieve global competitiveness. The low road is marked by low wages, lower-skilled workers, and...

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Nov
2018

November 26, 2018MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT, EVENTS

ATLANTIC COUNCIL: IMPLEMENTING DEFENSE-INDUSTRIAL POLICY PANEL DISCUSSION

Please join the Atlantic Council on Monday, November 26, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for "Implementing Defense-Industrial Policy," the next event in our Defense-Industrial Policy Series, featuring UI LABS Chief Executive Officer Caralynn Collens and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial...

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November 15, 2018MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: IMPLEMENTING SMART MANUFACTURING

Join SME in Chicago and learn how Smart Manufacturing is changing the way products are designed and manufactured. Digital Technology and Transformation in manufacturing is creating operational value, increasing productivity and is the competitive advantage that will impact your bottom line....

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November 7, 2018MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

INTERNATIONAL STANDARD ORGANIZATION INDUSTRY DAY

The International Standard Organization (ISO) Committee responsible for developing standards for industrial data (ISO/TC 184/SC4) is holding its 76th Plenary meeting in Chicago from November 5th through November 9th, 2018 at UI LABS. On Wednesday, November 7th, the committee has...

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November 5, 2018MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

INTERNATIONAL STANDARD ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE MEETING

The International Standard Organization (ISO) Committee responsible for developing standards for industrial data (ISO/TC 184/SC4) is holding its 76th Plenary meeting in Chicago from November 5th through November 9th, 2018. The national representatives consisting of more than fifty internationally recognized...

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Oct
2018

October 16, 2018MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

ISMAR 2018 ENTERPRISE AR FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS WORKSHOP

The AREA will be hosting a workshop focused on the functional requirements for enterprise AR components. The goal of this workshop is to shed new light on the requirements’ current status and provide valuable inputs to the further refinement and...

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October 10, 2018MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

FOURTH REVOLUTION AWARDS

The Fourth Revolution Awards celebrates regional manufacturing for its leadership and innovation as the industry stands on the brink of a new technological revolution. The ceremony culminates in the presentation of eight awards to deserving leaders, companies and industrial initiatives...

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Sept
2018

September 30, 2018UI LABS, EXTERNAL EVENT

APICS 2018 CONFERENCE

This year's APICS annual conference will bring together thousands of professionals from around the world, to discuss topics in all areas of the value chain. Whether you’re in logistics, procurement, manufacturing, or planning, APICS 2018 will have something for you. Learn...

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September 24, 2018MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

SMART INDUSTRY 2018

Smart Industry will be hosting their 4th annual conference at Loews Chicago O'Hare on September 24th through the 26th. The conference is organized specifically for business, operations, and technology strategists at work in industrial organizations. The goal of the conference is...

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September 7, 2018EXTERNAL EVENT

1 MILLION $ GLOBAL STARTUP CHALLENGE – CHICAGO

The 1 Million $ Global Startup Challenge will be launching at UI LABS. Hear presentations from Chicago's hottest start-ups, ask presenters questions about their business, and listen to a CXO Roundtable. Learn more and register to attend here.

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Jul
2018

July 19, 2018UI LABS, EXTERNAL EVENT

AUTONOMOUS IN CHICAGO: TRANSIT BEYOND THE GRID

Join Metropolis' Susan S. Szenasy and SOM Chicago for a Think Tank discussion on Autonomous in Chicago: Transit Beyond the Grid. Learn more and register here.

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Jun
2018

June 28, 2018EXTERNAL EVENT, PUBLIC EVENT

INNOVATION DAYS 2018

The Italian Trade Agency and the Consul General of Italy in Chicago Giuseppe Finocchiaro will be hosting a business networking event for innovators from both Italy and Chicago at downtown's Italian Cultural Center. Learn more and register to attend here.

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June 19, 2018MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

CONNECTED MANUFACTURING FORUM

The Connected Manufacturing Forum is a leading cross-industry event that brings together 150+ Operations, Technology, Manufacturing and Advanced Engineering executives. These thought leaders and innovators will come together for a collaborative debate on the latest Industry 4.0 trends, challenges and...

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June 14, 2018UI LABS, EXTERNAL EVENT

BEST OF THE BEST S&OP CONFERENCE

The Best of the Best S&OP Conference is renowned as a global gathering of the brightest minds in the industry. Join APICS and IBF in 2018 to hear from leaders in sales and operations planning, and learn how S&OP can...

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June 13, 2018MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

CATI PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT FORUM

Computer Aided Technology is hosting their annual Product Development Forum at UI LABS. The event will help show you how to take your product from concept to reality and improve your product development process with the help of solutions from...

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June 8, 2018UI LABS, EXTERNAL EVENT

BRAND INNOVATION QUEST

On June 8th, join over 300 creative, business and social innovators at UI LABS to discuss how to redefine business as usual. This year’s attendees will have the rare opportunity to learn from some of the most successful innovators of our time,...

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June 6, 2018MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

INCLUSION AND INDUSTRY 4.0

DMDII's Lizabeth Stuck will be joining the Century Foundation on June 6th to develop an action plan to revitalize manufacturing in the Chicago region and support the needs of diverse communities. This event will feature remarks from Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs...

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May
2018

May 23, 2018UI LABS, EXTERNAL EVENT

HOW TO SOLVE ANY TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM

In an interactive session in partnership with the Executives' Club of Chicago, Justin Bingham, CTO of Janeiro Digital, will show attendees how to lead the implementation of a proven methodology that will take a project from talk to deployment. Learn...

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May 11, 2018UI LABS, EXTERNAL EVENT

CONNEXION IoT: THOUGHT-LEADER SPEAKER SERIES

The Connexion IoT Thought-leader Speaker Series brings together local influencers, progressive civic leaders, industry executives, innovative companies and cutting-edge startups to inspire and engage you in the possibilities of IoT. Learn more and register here.

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Apr
2018

April 18, 2018MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

INDUSTRIAL IoT USA

The Industrial IoT USA Summit is part of a global series designed to bring together both business executives and technical IT specialists from forward-thinking companies in the manufacturing, energy, and transportation industries to learn from pioneering leaders in the field,...

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Feb
2018

February 1, 2018UI LABS, EXTERNAL EVENT

TECH OUTLOOK 2018

Caralynn Nowinski Collens will be speaking with Amanda Lannert from Jellyvision and Kevin Willer from Chicago Ventures on the Executives’ Club of Chicago’s Tech Outlook 2018 panel on February 1st. Learn more and register here.

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Jan
2018

January 31, 2018MANUFACTURING, EXTERNAL EVENT

INDUSTRY 4.0 THINK TANK

The Industry 4.0. Think Tank brings together thinkers, leaders, and experts from the pharmaceutical, medical device, electronics, energy, food and beverage, and healthcare industries to share their ideas and real-life experiences about digital transformation, with its challenges and perks. The...

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