As competition grows and innovation advances across the global manufacturing sector, the long term health of manufacturing in America may well depend on the adoption of “smart” integrated technologies.
On March 23, join The Hill to explore the role of the Internet of Things in transforming manufacturing in America. What cutting-edge technologies are enabling manufacturers to increase productivity and energy efficiency? What investments are required to ensure American workers have access to next generation technology and the skill sets necessary to stay competitive? How can industry maintain the security of interconnected machines?
8:35 AM: MINORITY WHIP STENY HOYER (D-MD) in conversation with The Hill's A.B. STODDARD
8:55 AM: Thought-leader discussion on The Path to the Next Generation of Manufacturing featuring:
STEPHEN EZELL, Vice President, Information Technology & Innovation Foundation
MARK JOHNSON, Ph.D., Director, Advanced Manufacturing Office, Department of Energy
GREG SCHEU, Executive Committee Member of ABB Group; President, ABB Americas Region
Moderated by The Hill's VICKI NEEDHAM and PETER SCHROEDER
9:30 AM: CONGRESSMAN TOM REED (R-NY) in conversation with The Hill's A.B. STODDARD
9:50 AM: Program concludes