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Beyond the Supply Chain

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  • access_time 10:15 - 11:50 AM PT
  • location_onRoom: Seaside 1
  • blur_circularPanel Discussion
  • monetization_onIncluded with Exhibits Registration

This panel will address “Beyond the Supply Chain” challenges and define enabling technologies to provide complete visibility for the supply chain ecosystem. Within the factory, this panel discussion will also address key issues and challenges facing large aerospace and defense manufacturers that inhibit their leveraging IIoT and other SMART manufacturing processes and technologies.

The panelists will describe what their vision is for a Factory of the Future that is Future Proofed; and what they see as enabling technologies that suppliers can provide.

Some valuable takeaways from attending this panel:

  • Learn about OEM/small business partnerships and how small companies can and have grown through OEM mentorships.
  • Learn from execution examples of how to engage large companies.
  • Hear use case examples.
  • Learn how small businesses can penetrate the OEM firewall.
  • George "Nick" Bullen
    Technical Fellow, Chief Engineer, Advanced Manufacturing Technology
    Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Will Wilder
    Wilder Systems
  • Randy Rounkles
    Chief Engineer
    JR Automation