SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM's Minneapolis Advanced Manufacturing event, taking place on September 21-22 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, will feature a dynamic show floor with exciting attractions for both exhibitors and attendees alike. The event is made up of six shows, including Automation Technology Expo (ATX) Minneapolis, Design & Manufacturing Minneapolis, Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Minneapolis, Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis, MinnPack, and PLASTEC Minneapolis.
Unmatched industry education at UBM's Minneapolis Advanced Manufacturing event will provide attendees with invaluable tools that can be leveraged as soon as they return to the office, while inspiring next-gen innovation. In addition to traditional conferences, the event features a diverse array of free, hands-on learning opportunities that include presentations, product tear-downs, get-togethers, and much more. Explore the expo floor to get firsthand experience with the latest equipment, see product demonstrations, speak with leading exhibitors, and find the best suppliers of manufacturing technologies across all industries.
"UBM's Advanced Manufacturing events continue its commitment to education beyond the traditional conference setting to the expo floor. These events offer attendees and exhibitors an entertaining, yet productive experience while providing an opportunity to promote their brand, connect with peers, and learn about the latest innovations within their respective industries," said Stephen Corrick, Senior Vice President of the Advanced Manufacturing Portfolio, UBM.
At Center Stage, hear industry leaders discuss buzz-worthy trends, see hands-on product teardowns and Geek Speak with fellow engineers and gadget enthusiasts. Center Stage will feature presentations on topics ranging from 3-D printing to Industry 4.0 with a plethora of discussions, interactive sessions, and presentations from BattleBots® engineers and Dr. Mike Drues, Ph.D., President, Vascular Sciences, among many others. To see the full Center Stage schedule, visit: http://schedulemdmm.mddionline.com/session-type/center-stage-free
"Medical Design & Manufacturing Minneapolis provides the opportunity to push the envelope and present cutting edge technologies, while discussing the regulatory challenges that need to be met in order to benefit our patients," said Dr. Michael Drues, Ph.D., President, Vascular Sciences. "I am excited to present at MD&M's Center Stage and discuss the value of 3D Printing as it is a new and exciting technology that is becoming widespread in the medical device industry."
Discover the solutions needed to get ahead in the industry at the Connection Corner, the destination for peer-to-peer brain-storming sessions, topic-specific get-togethers, and networking meet-ups. Connection Corner provides attendees with the opportunity to network with colleagues to exchange information and best practices in their respective industries. The schedule includes events such as speed networking and roundtable discussions to go along with the consistent casual meetups. For more information about the Connection Corner and to see the full schedule visit: http://schedulemdmm.mddionline.com/session-type/connection-corner-free
Medtech Innovation Prize Finalists, September 21, 2:00- 3:00 p.m.
Discover five of the most cutting-edge innovations on the expo floor, all of which are helmed by finalists for the MD&M Minneapolis Innovation Prize, and then help select the prize winner at the end of the journey. Click here for a description of all 13 contest entries.
Enabling Structural Heart Technologies, September 21, 12:45-2:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Zeus, Inc., the tour will span the MD&M Minneapolis Expo floor to learn about the latest components, services and suppliers that can help improve your next structural heart product.
Innovation tours will also include: Materials, Adhesives & Cutting-Edge Polymers and Medical Packaging Technology tours. To see the full tour schedule visit: http://schedulemdmm.mddionline.com/session-type/innovation-tours-free
Learn about key trends, new technologies, and best practices at Tech Theater, which will feature a full program on both days filled with a diverse lineup of hot topic speakers and interactive presentations. Companies presenting at Tech Theater include: IQMS, Leister USA, MED Institute, Minnesota Rubber & Plastics, Nelson Laboratories, LLC; QC Group, LLC; Sparton Medical; and Toxikon, among many others. To see the full Tech Theater schedule visit: http://schedulemdmm.mddionline.com/session-type/tech-theater
Booth Crawl, September 21, 4:00 p.m.*
The Booth Crawl moves through the heart of the expo floor, introducing top exhibitors to attendees, while facilitating conversation and relationship building in a fun setting. The companies included in the Booth Crawl include: API Technology Corporation, Carlisle Medical Technologies, Johnson Company Mfg. Reps, Laser Light Technologies, OPTINOVA, Inc., Stellar Technologies A Cirtec Company, and Virginia Economic Development Partnership.
Included in the Minneapolis show is the Embedded Systems Conference (ESC), the industry's largest and most comprehensive technical conference for embedded systems professionals in the U.S. Join technical professionals and embedded systems hardware, software, and firmware developers for an extraordinary learning and expo experience. Click here to register to attend ESC Minneapolis
Alongside key show features at ATX Minneapolis, Design & Manufacturing Minneapolis, ESC Minneapolis, MD&M Minneapolis, MinnPack, and PLASTEC Minneapolis, the expo floor will feature an array of industry-leading exhibitors, armed with their latest innovative technologies from all industries included at the event, including a virtual reality demo from Gigaparts. Other attractions include a structural heart display featuring the anatomical properties of the organ to inspire innovations in devices and diagnostics, BattleBots®, life-sized Operation® game, and much, much more.
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* Event times, locations, presenters, and subject matter are subject to change
About Advanced Manufacturing Expos & Conferences
UBM's Advanced Manufacturing portfolio is the leading B-to-B event producer, publisher, and digital media business for the world's $3 trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing industry. Our print and electronic products deliver trusted information to the advanced manufacturing market and leverage our proprietary 1.3 million name database to connect suppliers with buyers and purchase influencers. We produce more than 50 events and conferences in a dozen countries, connecting manufacturing professionals from around the globe. The Advanced Manufacturing portfolio is organized by UBM Americas, a part of UBM plc (UBM.L), an Events First marketing and communication services business. For more information, visit ubmamericas.com.
About UBM Americas
UBM Americas, a part of UBM plc, is the largest business-to-business events and trade show organizer in the U.S. Through a range of aligned interactive physical and digital environments, UBM Americas increases business effectiveness for both customers and audiences by cultivating meaningful experiences, knowledge and connections. UBM Americas has offices spanning North and South America, and serves a variety of specialist industries with dedicated events and marketing services covering everything from fashion, tech and life sciences to advanced manufacturing, cruise shipping, specialty chemicals, powersports and automotive, concrete, hospitality, cargo transportation and more. For more information, visit: www.ubmamericas.com.
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