Midwest Aerospace Conference 2021

Design, Digital Manufacturing, Workforce

Embassy Suites by Hilton Rockford Riverfront
416 S Main St,
Rockford, IL 61101
United States

MAC2022 creates connections, discusses innovation, and strengthens supply chains and opportunities for attendees and exhibitors. One of the primary functions of MAC2022 is matchmaking and networking, featuring Dr. Ronald Sega as the keynote speaker and Dr. Kevin Michaels with an aerospace industry update. Discussion topics include innovation, cybersecurity, and emerging technology.

MxD, the digital manufacturing institute, will also deliver a presentation on Leveraging Technology in the Future of Manufacturing. Dr. Frederico Sciammarella will highlight work that has been done to advance digital manufacturing technologies such as digital twins, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality relating to manufacturing today. The presentation will also highlight future work and how MxD is leveraging emerging technologies like 5G to secure the future of US manufacturing. Finally, this presentation will highlight the importance of building in cybersecurity capabilities within the technologies being developed.

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