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RIT Golisano Institute for Sustainability invites you to their webinar

Industry 4.0: How to Make It Work for Your Manufacturing Business

About this webinar

“Industry 4.0: How to Make It Work for Your Manufacturing Business” will offer a practical and thorough introduction to Industry 4.0. The presenters will explore the potential of smart technologies for manufacturers through real-world examples to highlight the challenges that come with implementing them.

Who should attend?

This introductory webinar is ideal for executive-level manufacturing managers seeking guidance on how best to leverage digital technologies to unlock more productivity within their operations. It will be especially useful for those who are new to Industry 4.0 and digital manufacturing.

Why attend?

  • Become familiar with key Industry 4.0 technologies.
  • Discover how Industry 4.0 is reshaping manufacturing (and why it matters).
  • Find out what you need to know to make Industry 4.0 work for your business

About Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 is built on the continuity of data across machines, development, and production, promising an incredibly simple and seamless business process. Powered by nearly real-time information, a smart manufacturer can better predict potential challenges, troubleshoot technical issues, and design a more dynamic manufacturing process. Industry 4.0 employs emerging digital technologies such as automation, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, or robotics to meet and exceed the demands of manufacturing.

This webinar is sponsored by the Center of Excellence in Advanced and Sustainable Manufacturing. Funding provided by the New York State Department of Economic Development (DED). Any opinions, findings conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the DED.

Hosted by

  • Guest speaker
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    Dr. Michael Thurston Director, Center of Excellence in Advanced and Sustainable Manufacturing @ Rochester Institute of Technology

    Dr. Thurston leads a research team of more than 94 staff members in areas including: sustainable product design, and smart products and systems. He has 20 years of applied research experience in advanced technology development and 13 years of product development experience.

  • Guest speaker
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    Dr. Mark Krystofik Senior Program Manager, Center of Excellence in Advanced and Sustainable Manufacturing @ Rochester Institute of Technology

    Dr. Krystofik oversees advanced manufacturing programs at the Center, bringing 20 years’ experience in manufacturing operations leadership.

RIT Golisano Institute for Sustainability

The Golisano Institute for Sustainability is a leading research, development, and technology deployment unit within RIT. GIS consists of academic programs in sustainability and applied research centers focused on industry and government collaboration for improved efficiency and sustainability.