The Smart Manufacturing Experience (SMX)


David L. Lawrence Convention Center
1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15222



Key Speakers

Tony Papke

About the Event

Tony Papke will be a featured speaker at The Smart Manufacturing Experience that enables manufacturers to get inspired and educated about emerging technologies that upskill the workforce, improve quality and advance the future of manufacturing.

The Smart Manufacturing Experience is focused on the disruptions transforming manufacturing, including:

  • Additive Manufacturing (AM)
  • Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning
  • Virtual Reality (VR) / Augmented Reality (AR) / Mixed Reality (MR)
  • Automation & Robotics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Analytics
  • Industrial IoT: Sensors to Platform
  • Business & Workforce Transformation

This is more than an event – it’s an experience.  Participants will be immersed in a world of interactive learning and technology demonstrations. Live presentations, numerous connecting points, and visionary keynotes will deliver unparalleled understanding and know-how. This is a great opportunity for all manufacturers to explore the latest transformative technologies and make valuable connections.

The Smart Manufacturing Experience elevates attendees’ understanding of smart technologies, encourages higher-level thinking, while accelerating the need to explore and implement Industry 4.0.

  • Event Floor – inspires imagination and exploration of the latest smart manufacturing technologies and solutions
  • Networking – opportunities to engage with like-minded professionals who can share success stories and offer guidance on the smart manufacturing journey
  • Keynotes and Panel Discussions – Engaging presentations, delivered by visionary leaders, that promote higher-level thinking and evoke change
  • Knowledge Bars – small-group discussions on relevant topics designed to let attendees “ask the expert”
  • Education Programs – technology-focused sessions, delivered by industry experts and end users, intended to give an overview of key smart technologies

Key Speakers

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Tony Papke
Director, Business Development, MxD