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Virtual Engineering Week is bringing a full week of best-in-class education to the global design, engineering, and manufacturing communities. Join us each morning to hear from medical device industry professionals during the Medtech Mornings series, and in the afternoons to learn from engineering and manufacturing experts in areas like 3D printing, smart manufacturing, packaging, materials and sustainability, and career development.

All times listed below are PST (Pacific Standard Time).

The Smart Factory: You Have All the Data, What Do You Do with It?

John Danese  (Industry Director, Life Sciences, Birlasoft)

Advait Waghmare  (Global Consulting Head for Digital Transformation, Birlasoft)

Date: Tuesday, December 1

Time: 1:30pm - 2:00pm

Track: Smart Manufacturing: Robotics & AI

Vault Recording: TBD

You’ve invested in the smart factory, employing technology such as AI, robotics, and the IoT. Now that you have all data, what do you do with it? This session will discuss the possibilities of how to leverage this big data to fully understand the manufacturing process as well as how to determine which initiatives to tackle first: Topics covered include:

  • Current disagreements over best practices for data access and usage
  • Ways data can help achieve efficiencies
  • Better practices for maximizing uptime of your equipment
  • Case examples in medical device manufacturing