November 9, 2017

Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center



Rethinking Industry. Powering the Future.

Learn from the world’s foremost Industry 4.0 thought leaders as they discuss the smart technologies shaping our future at Integr8™, Automation Alley’s one-of-a-kind, global conference focused on the eight technologies currently disrupting the manufacturing industry. Integr8™ will educate and inspire attendees on the advantages and benefits of implementing advanced manufacturing technologies on our factory floors.

What You Can Expect to Learn at Integr8™

Breakout sessions will focus on the following Industry 4.0 technology sectors:

The Industrial Internet of Things


Advanced Materials

Additive Manufacturing

Artificial Intelligence and Big Data


Cloud Computing

Modeling, Simulation and Visualization

Breakout sessions will take a deep-dive into the eight technology sectors of Industry 4.0. These panel discussions and speaker presentations will explore four themes:

Technological Advancements:

  • Cutting-edge technologies worth investing in now
  • Smart factories of the future

Obstacles to Adoption:

  • Understanding barriers to Industry 4.0 implementation
  • Solutions for a digital transformation

Financial ROI:

  • Unlocking the Industry 4.0 value chain
  • Trimming costs, boosting efficiency

Road Map to Success:

  • Creating an Industry 4.0 strategy
  • Your company’s path forward

Why Attend Integr8™?


Dr. John F. Carrier
Senior Lecturer, System Dynamics Group
MIT Sloan School of Management.
Cambridge, MA, USA

Ira Hoffman
Butzel Long
Washington, D.C., USA


Bruce Legge
Executive Vice President & General Manager, Defense
Automation Alley
Troy, MI, USA


Jeffrey Jaczkowski
Associate Director, Ground Systems Cyber Engineering
Warren, MI, USA

Tricia Aanderud
Director, Data Visualization Practice
Zencos Consulting
Raleigh-Durham, NC, USA


Howie Choset
CTO, Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute
Robotics Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA, USA


Brent Kelso
Director of Marketing & Business Development, North America
Comau LLC
Southfield, MI, USA


Paul Ryznar
Founder, President and CEO
OPS Solutions
Wixom, MI, USA


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Technology Expo Naming Rights Sponsor

Registration Sponsor

Breakfast Keynote Sponsor

Networking Lunch Keynote Sponsor

VIP Dinner and Cocktail Reception Toast Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Sector Sponsor

Cybersecurity Sector Sponsor

Industrial Internet of Things Sector  Sponsor

Robotics Sector Sponsor

Modeling, Simulation and Visualization Sector Sponsor

VIP Strolling Dinner Sponsor

VIP Strolling Dinner Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Deep Dive Demo Sponsor

Legislative Reception Sponsor

Expo Table Sponsors

Integr8™-U Expo Table Sponsors

Contributing Sponsors

Tech Gadget Sponsors

Strategic Partners

Foundation Member Contributing Sponsors

Integr8™ is presented by Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading nonprofit technology and manufacturing business association, connecting industry, academia and government to fuel Southeast Michigan’s economy and accelerate innovation. The mission of Automation Alley is to position Southeast Michigan as a global leader in Industry 4.0 by helping our members increase revenue, reduce costs and think strategically as they keep pace with rapid technological changes in manufacturing.

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