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Automation Alley’s 2020 Technology in Industry Reveal Goes Virtual
Industry 4.0 in Focus: A Livestream Series

Automation Alley’s Technology in Industry Reveal is going virtual for 2020! Join us this summer, beginning July 13, as we debut Automation Alley’s 2020 Technology in Industry Report, titled Industry 4.0 in Focus, and launch a livestream series featuring Automation Alley Executive Director and CEO Tom Kelly and the report’s key contributors from industry and academia as they break down the report’s emerging technology trends, case studies and action items for industry.

As we enter a new decade, the opportunities associated with Industry 4.0 are enormous. 5G technology will unlock the bandwidth to make Industry 4.0 truly possible, collaborative robots will become more agile and configurable and artificial intelligence will continue to become more sophisticated. While these rapid technological advancements provide manufacturers with great opportunities for growth, 2020 is also a time of profound uncertainty for business leaders and the global workforce as we face new challenges around the enormous amounts of data we are collecting, disruptive and sophisticated cyber threats and the impact and fallout of coronavirus, the worst pandemic of our lifetimes.

Join us as we address these most pressing challenges—as well as the greatest opportunities—impacting the business world today. How should companies prepare in 2020 and beyond for the digital transformation and position themselves for long-term strategic success?

Episode 5: The Rise of AI in Manufacturing

“Artificial intelligence will change 100% of jobs, 100% of industries and 100% of professionals,” Ginni Rometty, executive chairman of IBM, recently said. How is your business responding? We know that AI technology jumpstarts the transformational process and powers Industry 4.0 through integration with the Internet of Things (IoT) and interconnected machines, but how do businesses begin to enable real-time visibility across entire supply chains? How can they begin to use AI to more accurately guide decisions far beyond what human intelligence could offer? On Episode 5 of Industry 4.0 in Focus, we are joined by Dr. Richard Olawoyin, Oakland University associate professor of industrial and systems engineering, as we dive into Automation Alley’s 2020 Technology in Industry Report—available for download beginning July 13—to discuss the rise of AI in manufacturing and beyond.

Register now for this free livestream-only event! Registration is not required, but highly encouraged. As an added bonus for registering, you will receive the link to join the Zoom webinar directly where you will be able to ask questions and interact with our guests. To register for this or any upcoming episode in the series, click here.

This event is Episode 5 of “Industry 4.0 in Focus: A Livestream Series” featuring key contributors to Automation Alley’s 2020 Technology in Industry Report. Join us each week as they break down the report’s emerging technology trends, case studies and action items for industry.