Smart Manufacturing Summit 2022

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Smart Manufacturing Summit 2022

October 18, 2022 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Smart Manufacturing Summit 2022
Production Optimization & Reduced Costs Through Emerging Industry 4.0 Technologies

Join us for this exciting interactive summit to learn how to best get started on your Industry 4.0 journey.

Keynote speakers will include Sudhi Bangalore, formerly Global VP and CTO of Stanley Black and Decker, speaking about emerging technology changes and impact on the world of work.  Later in the day, Dr. Ripi Singh, Chief Innovation & Strategy Coach, of Inspiring Next will help map out best practices and strategies to help your organization prioritize and develop a customized plan that works best for you.

Our additional speakers – technology leaders and subject matter experts – will share their insights into adapting I4.0 for work in the industrial supply chain and discuss various strategies and resources available to you and your company to ensure your success.

CCAT will also offer updates on new grants and programs to help with exploration, validation, and purchase of emerging technology to help drive your business forward!

Sign up now to attend either in person, or remotely and join for the full day or part of the day.  The developing agenda and speakers will be provided as available, and to ensure your ease of access, live or remote.


7:15 am – 12 pm

Registration and light breakfast

Welcome: Ron Angelo, President & CEO, CCAT

Event Overview: Nasir Mannan, Principal Engineer, CCAT

Keynote Speaker: Sudhi Bangalore, Industry 4.0 Leader, Digital Transformation, the path towards adoption & lessons learned

Henri Thevenot, PhD, Digital Mfg. Portfolio Development, Siemens, Digitization & Automation are game changers for today’s challenges

Felix Weigelt, Smart Factory Consultant, Trumpf, Upskilling your workforce to harness Industry 4.0 technologies

Q&A session

11:20 – 12 pm  Technology Tradeshow Introductions and Networking

12 – 1 pm  Lunch & Networking

1 – 4 pm    

Introduction to Afternoon Speakers: Nasir Mannan, Principal Engineer, CCAT

Keynote Speaker: Ripi Singh, PhD, Innovation & Digital Transformation Coach, A step-by-step guide to Industry 4.0 for Connecticut and beyond

Daniel Campbell, VP of Model Based Definition, Capvidia, Model Based Definition & the importance of machine readable PMI

Jack Webb, VP of Bus. Dev. for Applied Tech Solutions, Hartford Steam Boiler, De-Risking Equipment Downtime: The Role of IoT and Insurance Providers

Paul Lavoie, Connecticut’s Chief Manufacturing Officer, Resources for manufacturers

Beatriz Gutierrez, President & CEO, CONNSTEP, Resources for manufacturers

Jeff Orszak, Director of Business Tech & Innovation, CONNSTEP, Resources for manufacturers

Paul Striebel, Money for Manufacturing Program Manager, CCAT, Resources for manufacturers

Eileen Candels, Director of Partnerships, CCAT, Resources for manufacturers

Q&A | Panel Discussion

4 – 5 pm  – Technology Tradeshow and Networking

IIoT | Machine Intelligence | Automation | Metrology | Digital Design | MBD

Featuring Technology Experts from:  Capvidia, Creaform, Datanomix, Forcam, Hawk Ridge Systems, Hexagon, Leela AI, NC Software, Renishaw, Scalable Robotics, Sensofar, Siemens, SIRL, SphereGen, Synagex, and Willrich Precision


Register to Attend In-Person

Register to Attend Virtually


CCAT’s Advanced Technology Center (ATC) is located at the Raytheon Technologies Research Center which is adjacent to The Pratt & Whitney Campus at 409 Silver Lane, East Hartford, CT. CCAT is an export control facility and all visitors at CCAT’s Advanced Technology Center will be required to sign in and present proof of citizenship. Acceptable forms for identification include a verified license/ID, passport, green card, or birth certificate. Visitors who are citizens of an embargoed country and do not have a valid US Green Card will not be permitted in the facility.  CCAT follows all current CDC, State of Connecticut and Town of East Hartford, CT COVID protocols.

Learn More
There are a variety of grant programs available to help Connecticut manufacturers acquire the skills, tools, and resources needed to keep pace with today’s rapidly evolving manufacturing ecosystem. Programs are funded by the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development and administered by CCAT. Visit to learn more and apply. 

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October 18, 2022
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
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CCAT Advanced Technology Center
409 Silver Lane
East Hartford, CT 06118 United States
(860) 610 0478