Automate 2024: Reception & Tours at MxD


1415 N Cherry Ave
Chicago, IL 60642



About the Event

Expand your Automate 2024 experience. Connect with your peers and see industrial automation solutions in action at MxD, the iconic digital manufacturing innovation center and the U.S. Department of Defense’s National Center for Cybersecurity in Manufacturing.

Join Betacom, Google Cloud, Siemens, and MxD for an exclusive reception, designed specifically for manufacturing leaders, where we show you the latest digital technologies in manufacturing. Attendees will be invited to tour MxD’s Future Factory floor, where leaders collaborate to create tomorrow’s solutions.

MxD’s engineers as well as Betacom and Google Cloud experts, customers, and partners will share insights on how to adopt 5G, data, and AI solutions, while using your current assets and teams.


3:30 p.m. | Transfer from McCormick Place Convention Center. Shuttle rides available. View details below.

4:30 p.m. | Reception with heavy appetizers & drinks. The Atrium will be the connecting hub for networking and conversation. Visitor groups will be organized onsite for Future Factory floor tours. The tours will include live and digital demos in an immersive environment, offering practical tools and solutions for intelligent manufacturing, cybersecurity, supply chain operations, and workforce transformation.

6:00 p.m. | Transfer back to McCormick Place Convention Center. Shuttle rides available. View details below.

Free parking is available. Closed-toe shoes are required to tour the manufacturing floor. Please bring a photo ID.

Shuttle Details:

Pick up location: South Building - Gate 4. Please check this map to further orient yourself.

Departure to MxD: 3:30 PM, 3:45 PM, 4:15 PM, 4:30 PM
Return to McCormick Place: 5:30 PM, 6:00 PM, 6:15 PM

Look for the shuttle with gold S logo on the back and the MxD and Google Cloud logos on the side.