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November 9, 2017

Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center



Rethinking Industry. Powering the Future.

Learn from the world’s foremost Industry 4.0 thought leaders as they discuss the smart technologies shaping our future at Integr8™, Automation Alley’s one-of-a-kind, global conference focused on the eight technologies currently disrupting the manufacturing industry. Integr8™ will educate and inspire attendees on the advantages and benefits of implementing advanced manufacturing technologies on our factory floors.

What You Can Expect to Learn at Integr8™

Breakout sessions will focus on the following Industry 4.0 technology sectors::

The Industrial Internet of Things


Advanced Materials

Additive Manufacturing

Artificial Intelligence and Big Data


Cloud Computing

Modeling, Simulation and Visualization

Breakout sessions will take a deep-dive into the eight technology sectors of Industry 4.0. These panel discussions and speaker presentations will explore four themes:

Technological Advancements:

  • Cutting-edge technologies worth investing in now
  • Smart factories of the future

Obstacles to Adoption:

  • Understanding barriers to Industry 4.0 implementation
  • Solutions for a digital transformation

Financial ROI:

  • Unlocking the Industry 4.0 value chain
  • Trimming costs, boosting efficiency

Road Map to Success:

  • Creating an Industry 4.0 strategy
  • Your company’s path forward

Why Attend Integr8™?


Pavan Muzumdar
Chief Operating Officer
Automation Alley
Troy, MI, USA


Matt Tyler
President and CEO
Vickers Engineering, Inc.
New Troy, MI, USA

Andrew Dallas
Vice President of Federal Systems
Soar Technology, Inc.
Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Dr. John F. Carrier
Senior Lecturer, System Dynamics Group
MIT Sloan School of Management.
Cambridge, MA, USA

Sarah Russell
Clayton & McKervey
Southfield, MI, USA


Dustin Walsh
Senior Reporter
Crain's Detroit Business
Detroit, MI, USA

Claudia Rast
Butzel Long
Ann Arbor, MI, USA


J. Scot Sharland
Executive Director
Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG)
Southfield, MI, USA


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Integr8™ is presented by Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading nonprofit technology and manufacturing business association, connecting industry, academia and government to fuel Southeast Michigan’s economy and accelerate innovation. The mission of Automation Alley is to position Southeast Michigan as a global leader in Industry 4.0 by helping our members increase revenue, reduce costs and think strategically as they keep pace with rapid technological changes in manufacturing.

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