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SOUTHTEC 2019 Presentations

Below you will find the SOUTHTEC 2019 presentations that took place within the SME ZONE throughout the event. We hope the information provided is valuable in tackling your Southeast manufacturing challenges and driving your business forward. 

Tuesday, October 22 

Incremental Approach to IIoT for the Small and Medium Manufacturer (PDF)
George Barnych, Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM)

Artificial Intelligence for Machining (PDF)
Tony Schmitz, PhD, Professor, University of Tennessee

Unique Tooling Solutions for Maximizing Productivity (PDF)
Matt Goss, Applications Engineer, Project Development, Greenleaf Corporation

Developing Cybersecurity Training for Manufacturing (PDF)
Vincent W. Howell Sr., FSME, CMfgE, Corning Inc (retired)

Best Practices for Aerospace Engine Components Manufacturing (PDF)
Brian Davis, PhD, Applications Engineer, Mitsui Seiki USA, Inc

Minimum Quantity Lubrication: The Evolution of Machining Beyond the Use of Water-Based Coolant (PDF)
Jason Craft, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, DropsA USA 

Wednesday, October 23 

Successfully Navigating in a Shifting Economy (PDF)
Alan Beaulieu, President and Principal, ITR Economics

The Connected Machine Shop: Bringing Industry 4.0 to the Shop Floor (PDF)
Jeff Rizzie, Vice President, Digital Machining, Sandvik Coromant

Improving the Productivity and Profit of CNC Machining Centers Affordably (PDF)
Robbie McKee, Sales, JM Performance Products

Intelligent Robotics & Machine 3D Vision (PDF)
Brian Spence, Senior Robotics Engineer, FANUC

The Next Revolution: Inexpensive AI for Small to Mid-Size Business (PDF)
Kevin Seefried, President, TwinEngines, Inc

Advantages of Waterjet Technology: Versatility, Efficiency and Productivity (PDF)
Bruno Cicirello, Applications Engineer, Flow International

How AI Can Revolutionize How You Sell
Taice Perrotti, Vice President, Business Development, Spiro 

Thursday, October 24 

Industrial IoT and Big Data: Keeping your Plant at the Sharp Edge of the Tool (PDF)
Christopher Saldana, PhD, Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology

Additive Manufacturing of Industrial Scale Generative Designed Structures (PDF)
Slade Gardner, PhD, President, Big Metal Additive

Why Manufacturers Can’t Afford to Ignore Digital Marketing in 2020 (PDF)
Stoney deGeyter, Vice President, Search & Advertising, The Karcher Group