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Industry 4.0 Revolution - Smart Automation

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Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

550 University Avenue

Basement Lecture Theatre

Toronto, ON M5G 1X5

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Industry 4.0 is a buzz word for an emerging trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. It includes cyber physical systems, the internet of things, cloud computing and cognitive computing. Industry 4.0 creates what has been called a “smart factory”. Come join us on Feb 1, 2018 to learn where Industry 4.0 and Smart Automation is leading us. We are joined by an industry expert from OTTO Motors, a division of Clearpath Robotics Inc (https://www.ottomotors.com), who will be discussing about upcoming trend of Industry 4.0 in Ontario.

Speaker Bio:

Simon Drexler is the Director of Product at OTTO Motors, where he leads the development of the OTTO self-driving vehicle platform. Simon’s mission is to provide efficiency-driven operators, who are focused on growth, with premium intelligent materials handling systems that will yield a greater ROI than anything else on the market. Most recently, Simon was named Supply & Demand Executive Magazine’s Pro to Know for 2016 and named on Plant Engineering’s Leaders Under 40 list.

Previous to his work at OTTO Motors, Simon held multiple progressive roles at ATS Automation. Over a span of 8 years, he managed the execution of multi-faceted automation programs for some of the world’s largest companies with project teams exceeding 70 people and operating 24/7. Simon’s Bachelor of Science Degree in Systems Design Engineering, with an option in Management Sciences, from the University of Waterloo and MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University with a specialization in Strategic Management and International Business Operations, along with his Professional Engineering Designation (P.Eng) have served as a foundation to his career.


*This seminar is eligible for PEAK credits, pre-registration before the Early Bird deadline of January 29th is required for certificates to be issued.

Agenda:

6:00pm to 6:30pm Registration, light refreshments, networking

6:30pm Simon Drexler, P.Eng., MBA

7:30pm to 8:00pm Open Q&A, Closing remarks

8:00pm Distribution of Technical Seminar Attendance Certificates (TSAC's) to those who requested them before the pre-registration deadline

Seating is limited. To assure your space at this seminar you must pre-register, and bring a printed ticket to the sign-in table. Walk-Ins will have to stand by outside the auditorium in a "rush line" and will be admitted 10 minutes before the start of the seminar if seats are still available.

For additional information, seminar synopsis, speaker's bio, and pre-registration options, please follow the link to the PEO-WT Chapter Home Page at http://www.westtoronto.peo.on.ca.

Send questions to peo.wtchapter.events@gmail.com.

NOTE: Be aware, by attending this event you agree to be photographed and/or video graphed. Selected recordings will be made available on the WTPEO chapter website ''Past Events'' page at http://westtorontopeo.com/?page_id=21 soon after the seminar!

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Toronto, ON M5G 1X5

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