NCMS Events

Digital Manufacturing Revolution: Connecting Manufacturers Register


The 2nd annual Digital Manufacturing Revolution event will take place on October 1 & 2 at the Grid Cell™ facility inside NCMS world headquarters in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Grid Cell features 2,500 square feet of newly renovated collaborative space for manufacturers to get hands-on experience with the latest technology.

Collaborative Collisions – Attendees will find this meeting to be a place for resources and connections, while also serving as an avenue for networking and learning opportunities.

Attendees Include:

  • NCMS Digital Manufacturing SIG Members
  • Small and Medium Manufacturers
  • OEM/Tier 1 Manufacturers
  • MSA and Analytics Software Providers
  • Hardware Providers
  • R&D Project Participants
  • Digital Manufacturing Stakeholders

Schedule of Events:
Oct 1st
6:30pm to 8:30pm Networking Dinner Reception
Oct 2nd
8:00am – Networking Breakfast
8:45am to 3:30pm – Digital Revolution Meeting
3:20pm to 4:30pm – Closing Network Reception

Please join us for this exciting event and become part of an ambitious vision to change the way America builds.
Please contact Andrea Carson, with any questions.

Please note, this is a working agenda and subject to change.

October 1, 2014
6:30pm Networking Dinner Reception
October 2, 2014
8:00am Continental Breakfast and Networking/Table Top Displays
8:45am Welcome to the Newly Renovated Michigan Grid Cell, Agenda for the Day – Jon Riley
8:55am Welcome and Introduction – Rick Jarman
9:00am Keynote Speaker: FBI -TBD 
9:40am 2nd Keynote: Christie Wong Barrett, CEO, Mac Arthur Corporation
10:25am Panel 1: “Leveraging Information on the Factory Floor”
11:10am Break
11:40am Panel 2: Securing the Supply Chain
12:30pm Lunch and Networking with each panel set up in a collaboration space
1:40pm Panel 3: Industry Engagement
2:30pm NCMS Grid Initiative: How everything fits together – Jon Riley
3:00pm Wrap-Up/Questions
3:20pm Closing Networking Reception, Table Top Displays

Please email Andrea Carson,, if you are interested in participating in a panel or working to help craft the panel discussion.


Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (Detroit Metro Airport)
Airport Code: DTW


Sheraton Ann Arbor
3200 Boardwalk, Ann Arbor, MI 48108
(734) 996-0600
Holiday Inn and Suites
3155 Boardwalk, Ann Arbor, MI 48108
(734) 213-1900

Hampton Inn Ann Arbor-South
925 Victors Way
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
(734) 665-5000

Location NCMS Headquarters
3025 Boardwalk
Ann Arbor Michigan 48108
Hosted By NCMS
3025 Boardwalk
Ann Arbor MI 48108

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October 1, 2014 - October 2, 2014
Oct 1st Dinner Fee $50.00
Oct 2nd Meeting Fee $50.00