Keynote Presentations

Move Manufacturing Forward with Insightful Keynotes from Industry Experts

In our keynote sessions, you’ll gain in-depth expertise from some of manufacturing’s leading figures in automation, job-shop optimization, productivity and security, as well as market insights into overall industry trends.


Monday 10/25/2021

Manufacturing Automation – When & How to Introduce Automation into Your Shop

Mike Cicco, President & CEO, Fanuc America Corporation

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Tuesday 10/26/2021

Panel Discussion: Job Shop — Profit Shop

Peter Phillips, President, D.P. Tool & Machine, Inc.
Courtney Silver, President, Ketchie Inc.
AJ Schaeper, General Manager, Tomak Precision Machining

Wednesday 10/27/2021

Emerging Technologies & Markets: Economic, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Trends Heading into 2022 

Doug Woods, President, AMT

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Thursday 10/28/2021

Digital Manufacturing Solutions to Enhance Productivity, Quality and Security 

Dr. Thomas Kurfess, Chief Manufacturing Officer and Interim Director, Manufacturing Science Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Dr. Kyle S. Saleeby, Mechanical Engineer, Robotics and Additive Manufacturing, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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Knowledge Bars

Expand Your Knowledge of Technologies That Propel Manufacturing’s Future

Bring your tough questions and talk with industry experts about some of the most-important technologies you can put on your shop floor.


Advance Your Shop with HYBRID Technology: Hot Wire Deposition (HWD), Laser Metal Deposition (Additive Manufacturing), Laser Hardening
Joe Wilker, Product Manager, Mazak

Network Your Shop Floor with Digital Solutions: Mazak SmartBox, MTConnect®, Cybersecurity
Neil Desrosiers, Applications Engineer/Developer, Mazak

From Pallets to Lights Out: Custom & Standard Automation Options
Mark Collins, Electrical Engineer, Mazak
Rob Vieth, Sales Project Engineer, Mazak

Finance Where You Buy with Mazak Capital Equipment Financing (MCEF)
Sarah Wehrle, Financing Placement Specialist, Mazak
Preston Roberson, Credit Documentation and Transaction Specialist, Mazak

Better Welds for Challenging Parts: Friction Stir Welding (FSW)
Dale Fleck, General Manager, Mazak MegaStir

Conversational Programming in Action: MAZATROL Simulator
Mike Dault, Department Manager, MAZATROL, Mazak
Mitch Neyer, MAZATROL Technical Engineer, Mazak

Discovery Points

Learn more while you watch machine demonstrations. Our Discovery Points share new ideas tied directly to workflow productivity.


INTEGREX i-200H S: Using Dual Monitors with AutoDesk Fusion 360 CAD/CAM

VARIAXIS i-i800 NEO: OPEN MIND hyperMILL® integrated CAD/CAM

HCN-6800 NEO: Monitor the Health of Your Spindle

HCN-5000: Metrology with the Renishaw SPRINT™ Optical Scanning Probe with SupaScan

VCN-570C: Part Inspection with the Renishaw Dual Probe Option and SMOOTH Set & Inspect

Swiss-Style Machining with Autodesk PartMaker, Dual Monitors and Optional Tablet

Exclusive Mazak Tool Presetter Demonstration for Swiss-Style Machining

INTEGREX i-450H ST: MAZATROL SmoothAi and Dual Monitors with Custom Macro Routines

QT-Ez 10MSY: Standard Automation with a Cobot

HQR-250MSY: RL100 and Custom Automation

VC-Ez 20: Using a Second Monitor and Tablet Option with Smooth Set & Inspect and Autodesk Fusion 360

Low Frequency Vibration (LFV) with Swiss-Style Machining

Kennametal Tool Display with Swiss-Style Machining

Sandvik Tool Display with Swiss-Style Machining

Move Manufacturing Forward and Stay Ahead With Mazak Technology and Support