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IMTS 2016 Conference Day Pass $275

Includes access to the IMTS 2016 Conference for the one day you select Includes lunch voucher for the one day of conference sessions you select Includes access to IMTS exhibit floor for all six days

IMTS 2016 Full Conference $475

Includes access to all four days of the IMTS 2016 Conference (Sept. 12-15) Includes lunch voucher for all four days Includes access to IMTS exhibit floor for all six days

IMTS / Hannover Fairs USA Combo Discount Package $675

Includes access to Integrated Industries Conference (Sept. 13) Includes access to Global Automation & Manufacturing Summit (Sept. 14) Includes access to Fluid Power Conference (Sept. 14) Includes access to OPC Foundation Conference (Sept. 15) Includes access to all four days of the IMTS Conference (Sept. 12-15) Includes a lunch voucher for all four days and GAMS Luncheon Includes access to IMTS exhibit floor for all six days

MONDAY 9/12/16

REGISTRATION - 8:30 - 9:55 A.M.

10:00 - 10:55 A.M.

IMTS01 Room W192-A
CGTech
Automation: Deciphering the Many Types of NC Program Optimization
Gene Granata, Technical Support Manager
IMTS02 Room W192-B
GF Machining Solutions
Alternative Manufacturing: Electric Discharge Machining of Low Conductivity Materials
Ken Baeszler, Market Segment Manager-Aerospace
IMTS03 Room W192-C
INDEX Corp.
Plant Operations: What's Your New Equipment Payoff? 
Jeffrey Reinert, President & CEO

11:00 - 11:55 A.M.

IMTS04 Room W193-A
Fagor Automation Corp.
Process Innovations: High Speed Machining with Dynamic Accuracy
Rich Parenti, Applications & Training USA 
IMTS05 Room W193-B
Global Specialty Machines
Alternative Manufacturing: How EDM and ECM Can Effectively Reduce Costs on Many of Today's Critical Components, Especially Those Made from Metals with High Machinability Ratings
John Stackhouse, Executive Vice President 
IMTS06 Room W194-A
Spring Technologies Inc.
Automation: Give a Boost to Your Traditional Programming Process: Simplicity and Flexibility
Silvere Proisey, General Manager

LUNCH BREAK - 12:00 - 1:10 P.M.

1:15 - 2:10 P.M.
IMTS07 Room W192-A
Nikon Metrology Inc.
Quality: Laser Radar as a Horizontal Arm CMM Replacement
Jon Koepl, Laser Radar Product Specialist
IMTS08 Room W192-B
Proto Labs
Alternative Manufacturing: Designing for the DMLS Process
Jonathan Bissmeyer, Senior Quality Engineer
IMTS09 Room W192-C
BIG KAISER Precision Tooling Inc.
Plant Operations: Selecting the Right Tool Presetter for Your Needs
Doug Sumner, Product Manager – Tool Measuring Systems 

2:15 - 3:10 P.M.

IMTS10 Room W193-A
Haimer USA
Quality: The Dirty Little Secret
Drew Strauchen, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development 
IMTS11 Room W193-B
Renishaw Inc.
Plant Operations: Transform Your Manufacturing with Process Control
Daniel Skulan, Midwest Sales Manager 
IMTS12 Room W194-A
United Grinding North America Inc.
Process Innovations, Alternative Manufacturing: An Unlikely Combination: How Wire EDM Opens Up New Possibilities in Grinding
Michael Klotz, Project Manager Development at STUDER, a company of the United Grinding Group 

3:15 - 4:10 P.M.

IMTS13 Room W192-A
pro micron
Process Innovations: Sensory Perception – Emerging Sensory Technology for Machining Lowers Cost, Improves Part Quality, and Produces More Consistent and Stable Process
Hubertus von Zastrow, President 
Jon Boring, Machining Process Specialist 
IMTS14 Room W192-B
FANUC America Corp.
Automation: Virtual Vision Guided Robotics
David Bruce, Engineering Manager/Material Handling Group 
IMTS15 Room W192-C
Iscar
Process Innovations: From Idea to Recycling – A Cutting Tool Management Process
Tom Raun, National Product Manager – Milling Products

*Speakers, topics, times, and rooms are all subject to change.

TUESDAY 9/13/16

REGISTRATION - 8:00 - 8:55 A.M.

9:00 - 9:55 A.M.

IMTS16 Room W192-A
Widia
Process Innovations: Optimization of Manufacturing Processes
Vinay Singh, Engineer 
IMTS17 Room W192-B
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Automation: Data Infrasturcture and Management for the Digital Thread in Manufacturing
Moneer Helu, Mechanical Engineer 
Thomas Hedberg, Jr., Mechanical Engineer 
IMTS18 Room W192-C
Siemens Industry Inc.
Plant Operations: Competency Management and Performance Improvement for the Next Generation
Dr Irving A. Brown Ph.D.,Innovations Development Manager
Rick McNamara, Product Development Manager

10:00 - 10:55 A.M.

IMTS19 Room W193-A
Makino
Alternative Manufacturing: Revolution of EDM Machine Technologies for Maximum Productivity for the Next-Generation Workforce
Brian Pfluger, EDM Product Line Manager 
IMTS20 Room W193-B
Optical Gaging Products
Quality: The Measurement System Toolbox – Maximizing Dimensional Measurement Efficiencies
Tom Groff, North American Sales Manager 
IMTS21 Room W194-A
WFL-USA
Process Innovations: How to Stay Ahead in a Competitive Word with Millturn Technology
Ben Baggerly, Sales Manager U.S. 

11:00 - 11:55 A.M.

IMTS69 Room W192-A
Komet of America Inc.
Process Innovations: High Productivity Tapping
Cullen Morrison, Business Development Manager, Threading and Milling
IMTS23 Room W192-B
RobbJack Corp.
Process Innovations: Advances in Cutting Tools and CAD/CAM Systems
Mike MacArthur, Vice President of Engineering 
IMTS24 Room W192-C
Stratasys Direct Manufacturing
Alternative Manufacturing: Additive Metals – Identifying Applications for 3D Printings Most Coveted Material
Eric Mutchler, Laser Sintering Product Manager 

LUNCH BREAK - 12:00 - 1:10 P.M.

1:15 - 2:10 P.M.

IMTS25 Room W193-A
Solar Atmospheres Inc. 
Process Innovations: Low Pressure Vacuum Carburizing and Vacuum Nitriding
Tim Steber, Regional Sales Manager 
IMTS26 Room W193-B
Exact U.S. Cloud Solutions
Plant Operations: Small, Lean & Mean: How the Cloud Powers Lean Operations for Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturers
Victoria McCartney, US Director of Customer Success – Cloud Solutions 
IMTS27 Room W194-A
Hypertherm Inc.
Automation: Robotic Programming for High-Mix Applications
Chahe Bakmazjian, Business Team Leader – Hypertherm Robotic Software
Peter Brahan, Business Team Leader – Hypertherm Automation

2:15 - 3:10 P.M.

IMTS28 Room W192-A
Aerotech Inc.
Automation: Advanced Contols Features for Challenging Motion Control Problems
Joseph Profeta III, Ph.D., Director, Control Systems Group 
Matthew Davis, Applications Engineering 
IMTS29 Room W192-B
Methods Machine Tools Inc.
Alternative Manufacturing: Integration of 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing (AM) Into Production
Benjamin Fisk, General Manager, 3D Additive Manufacturing 
IMTS30 Room W192-C
MSC Industrial Supply Co.
Plant Operations: Employing New Technology to Overcoming the Skills Gap
Ryan Esposito, Vice President of Metalworking Producs 
Jamie Goettler, Director of Metalworking Sales and Business Development 

3:15 - 4:10 P.M.

IMTS31 Room W193-A
Zeiss Industrial Metrology LLC
Quality: Quality Measurement at the Push of a Button
David Wick, Manager, Product Management 
IMTS32 Room W193-B
Horn USA Inc.
Process Innovations: Thread Whirling Principles and Advantages
Chris Foschaar, Application/Sales Engineer 
IMTS33 Room W194-A
Sandvik Coromant
Automation: Cloud Based Manufacturing and In-Machining Process Quality Control and Feedback
Vahid Kalhori, Manager for R&D Intelligent Machining 
Martin Helgoson, Senior Project Leader and Principal Engineer within Intelligent Machining 
*Speakers, topics, times, and rooms are all subject to change.

WEDNESDAY 9/14/16

REGISTRATION - 8:00 - 8:55 A.M.

9:00 - 9:55 A.M.

IMTS34 Room W192-A
Schunk
Process Innovations: 5-Axis Reach, Part Accessibility vs. Rigidity
Yann Ponsard, Sales Support Engineer 
IMTS35 Room W192-B
ARC Specialties Inc.
Automation: 3D Robotic Machining
Daniel Allford, President 
IMTS36 Room W192-C
Forcam Inc.
Plant Operations: Smart Factory Using MTConnect: A Case Study at Richards Industries
Mohamed Abuali, CEO-Forcam Inc 
Bill Metz, Vice President of Operations, Richards Industries

10:00 - 10:55 A.M.

IMTS37 Room W193-A
System Insights
Plant Operations: Designing a Scalable MTConnect Data Architecture
William Sobel, Chief Strategy Officer/Co-Founder 
IMTS38 Room W193-B
Chemetall US Inc.
Alternative Manufacturing: Metalworking Fluids – The Whole Perspective
Brian Hovik, Manufacturing Engineer/Market Manager Metalworking Fluid 
IMTS39 Room W194-A
Creaform/Ametek Ultra Precision Technologies
Quality: Simplicity for Metrology 4.0
Jerome-Alexandre Lavoie, Product Manager 

11:00 - 11:55 A.M.

IMTS40 Room W192-A
Tebis America Inc.
Quality: Reverse Engineering Usage in the Die and Mold World – Dealing with Heavy Mesh Data Sets and How to Beat the Clock with High Quality Surface Data
Michael Thiessen, Regional Sales Manager
IMTS41 Room W192-B
IcaM Technologies Corp.
Automation: Discover Adaptive Post-Processing — The Evolution of Machine Tool Simulation
Jean-Nicholas Ruby, Vice President of Technical Marketing and Support Services
IMTS42 Room W192-C
Mandelli Sistemi SpA
Process Innovations: Smart Controller to Optimize the Machining Processes
Marco Colombi, Sales Manager

LUNCH BREAK - 12:00 - 1:10 P.M.

1:15 - 2:10 P.M.

IMTS43 Room W193-A
NSK Corp.
Plant Operations: Spindle Bearing Health Monitoring: Study of Different Methods for Failure Detection
Bimal Nathwani, IBT Engineering Manager 
Yuu Koiwa, Product Specialist 
IMTS44 Room W193-B
Siemens AG
Automation: Cutting Edge Robot Accuracy – The Key for Machining with Robots
Sven Tauchmann, Robotics Technology Manager 
IMTS45 Room W194-A
DMG MORI USA
Alternative Manufacturing: Art of Hybrid Manufacturing –Combining Additive and Subtractive Manufacturing 
Mike Panzarella, Team Leader, Research & Development 

2:15 - 3:10 P.M.

IMTS46 Room W192-A 
OMAX Corp.
Alternative Manufacturing: The Role of Software in Waterjet Machines
Carl Olsen, Director of Software Development 
IMTS47 Room W192-B
UPS
Plant Operations: Anticipating and Benefitting from Disruptive Supply Chain Technologies
Mark Antonini, UPS Customer Solutions Director, Industrial/Automotive Sector
IMTS48 Room W192-C
Seco Tools LLC
Process Innovations: Machining Techniques for Difficult Titanium Alloys
Don Graham, Manager, Education and Technical Services 

3:15 - 4:10 P.M.

IMTS49 Room W193-A
Micron/Jakob Antriebstechnik GmbH/GAM Enterprises
Plant Operations: Avoiding Collision Damage of Motor Spindles Through an Innovative Motor-Spindle Safety System – MS3
Dr. Arno H. Wörn, Specialist for the Development of Machine Elements, Jakob Antriebstechnik GmbH 
Gisbert Ledvon, Director of Business Development, GF Machining Solutions 
Gary Michalek, CEO, GAM Enterprises 
IMTS50 Room W193-B
Autodesk
Automation: Manufacturing in Transition – From Traditional CAD/CAM to Cloud-Based Collaboration
Stephen Hooper, Senior Director of Manufacturing Industry Strategy and Business Development 
IMTS51 Room W194-A
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence
Quality: Moving Quality Intelligence Into Manufacturing Machines
Joel Martin, Product Manager – Laser Tracker Product Line

*Speakers, topics, times, and rooms are all subject to change.

THURSDAY 9/15/16

REGISTRATION - 8:00 - 8:55 A.M.

9:00 - 9:55 A.M.

IMTS52 Room W192-A
MachiningCloud
Automation: The Digital Transformation of the Cutting Tool Industry 
Chuck Mathews, Managing Director & Cloud Evangelist 
IMTS53 Room W192-B
Optomec
Alternative Manufacturing: A Hybrid Approach to Accelerate Adoption of Metal 3D Printing
Tom McDonald, Senior Program Manager 
IMTS54 Room W192-C
KYOCERA SGS Precision Tools
Process Innovations: Value at the Spindle: A Winning Supply Chain Strategy
Brian Hamil, Product Engineering Manager 

10:00 - 10:55 A.M.

IMTS55 Room W193-A
Mitsui Seiki USA Inc.
Process Innovations: Characteristics of New Hybrid Additive & Subtractive Machine Tool Technology
Robb Hudson, Technology & Business Development Manager 
IMTS56 Room W193-B
Walter Americas
Plant Operations: Industry 4.0 and the Future of Manufacturing
Florian Böpple, Expert Digital Manufacturing 
IMTS57 Room W194-A
Castrol - OPTIS
Automation: Adaptive Machining for High Precision Fabrication
Dr. Radu Pavel Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer 

11:00 - 11:55 A.M.

IMTS58 Room W192-A
Okuma America Corp. 
Plant Operations: Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT): What it is and How to Use it to Make Decisions to Improve Your Business
Jim Kosmala, Vice President of Engineering & Technology 
IMTS59 Room W192-B
Kennametal
Automation: Art to Part – How to Use Technology to Go From CAD to Part to YOY Productivity Savings – Practical Examples
Thomas Long, Senior Engineering Manager - Virtual Machining & Product Classification
IMTS60 Room W192-C
Acoustech Systems LLC
Process Innovations: Ultrasonic Assisted Machining-Introducing Intense Vibrations to Enhance Metalworking
Matt Short, Technology Leader, Ultrasonics

LUNCH BREAK- 12:00 - 1:10 P.M.

1:15 - 2:10 P.M.

IMTS61 Room W193-A
FOBA / Alltec Laser
Alternative Manufacturing: Quality of Traceability Contents: Challenges and Solutions
Faycal Benayad-Cherif, Business Manager 
IMTS62 Room W193-B
Mazak Corp.
Automation: The Path to IIoT for Connected Machines in a Digital Factory
Neil Desrosiers, Application Engineer/Developer/MTConnect Specialist – Mazak
Bryce Barnes, Senior Manager of Machine and Robot Segment – Cisco 
IMTS63 Room W194-A
PRAB
Plant Operations: Productivity and Cost Improvement Using a Continuous Improvement Process Toward Scrap and Fluid Management
Tim Hanna, Managing Director 
Ron Chapman, North American Systems Sales

2:15 - 3:10 P.M.

IMTS64 Room W192-A
GTI Spindle Technology
Plant Operations: Benefits of Predictive Maintenance for Machine Tools, Robotics, and Spindles
Thomas Hoenig, President
IMTS65 Room W192-B
Norton/Saint-Gobain
Process Innovations: Emerging Trends in Grinding of Materials
K. Philip Varghese, PhD, Group Leader, Advanced Application Engineering 
IMTS66 Room W192-C
Prima Power Laserdyne LLC
Alternative Manufacturing: Advances in 3D Laser Systems for Increasing Quality and Productivity in Laser Material Processing for Manufacturing
Mark Barry, Vice President of Sales and Marketing

3:15 - 4:10 P.M.

IMTS67 Room W193-A
Mahr Federal
Quality: Wireless Gages Take Data Collection to New Levels
George Schuetz, Director Precision Gages
IMTS68 Room W193-B
Multicam
Process Innovations: Actionable Intelligence – Giving You an Edge Before, During, and After Capital Acquisition
Kristofer Scherm, Fabrication Product Manager
IMTS22 Room W194-A
Mastercam/CNC Software Inc.
Plant Operations: Acquaint,Convince, and Excite: ACE the Next Generation of Manufacturing
Meghan Summers West, President, CNC Software Inc.
*Speakers, topics, times, and rooms are all subject to change.