2021 Virtual Technology Showcase & Factory Floor Day


Hybrid Event
MxD Innovation Center
1415 N. Cherry Ave
Chicago, IL 60642



Ticket Price


About the Event

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. CT

MxD welcomes you to our virtual Technology Showcase & Factory Floor Day.

Hear a keynote and panel discussion from industry leaders to set the stage for a day of factory floor tours, technology demonstrations from MxD members, and open networking among attendees. We hope you join the MxD Technology Showcase & Factory Floor Day to experience the following key takeaways:

  • Introduction to MxD and our mission as an institute
  • In-depth demos from some of our most innovative members
  • Open networking time with fellow attendees and MxD staff
  • Speeches and panel discussions from industry leaders

For questions, please contact Emily Constantinou at emily.constantinou@mxdusa.org.


10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. – Opening Remarks
Chandra Brown, CEO, MxD

10:10 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. – Keynote Speech
Tony Del Sesto, Technology Fellow, MxD

10:50 a.m. - 10:55 a.m. – Break 

10:55 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. – Technology Demos (15 min each)

11:55 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. – Lunch Break

12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. – Guided Virtual Factory Tour

12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. – Panel Discussion
Technology Scalability: Key to the Digital Transformation”
Moderator: Brad Newman, Partner, EY
Panelists: Ryan Whelan (Defense Innovation Unit), Stephen Friedrich (GE Digital), Chris Bala (Light Guide Systems)

1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. – Closing Remarks
Kym Wehrle, Director of Engagement, MxD