The only conference bringing together technology and manufacturing leaders from across the globe to look beyond the cutting edge to influence the course of business and construct the next level of Industry 4.0. Free to attend for Michigan manufacturers, Integr8 will feature over 75 Industry 4.0 exhibitors and experts in 3D printing technology, workforce management, cobots, artificial
Campus Party TechFest isn’t just another event; it’s a 3-day, 24/7 festival that brings together a global community that wants to drive tech to new realms by developing products and ideas that break limits, solve problems, and build a better infrastructure for our society.
The conference offers both valuable career networking opportunities and hosts prestigious award ceremonies for women of color working in STEM (Science/Tech/Engineering/Math) fields. Attendees are uniquely positioned to interact with the STEM community at all career stages. This affords them the opportunity to not only meet and learn from executives representing Fortune 500 companies that are committed to
The 12th Annual Global Automotive and Mobility Innovation Challenge (GAMIC) semi-finals will take place in the Architectural Engineering Building on the campus of Lawrence Technological University on Thursday, February 27. GAMIC was created in 2008 out of a partnership between what is now SAE International and the MI Innovation Alliance. The purpose is to identify innovative companies
Three prominent entities have banded together to give Michigan a leap forward in manufacturing amidst the 4th Industrial Revolution. Automation Alley, Lean Rocket Lab and Lawrence Technological University’s (LTU) Centrepolis Accelerator have created a new Industry 4.0 Accelerator program, which is the first of its kind in the U.S. The goal is to help small and medium-sized
Before it became a powerhouse in Ann Arbor, the University of Michigan got its start through humble beginnings in the heart of Detroit. It was originally known as Catholepistemiad or University of Michigania. The cornerstone of the first building was laid on September 24, 1817, near the corner of Bates and Congress, but the school eventually moved
Lawrence Technological University’s (LTU) Centrepolis Accelerator and Planet M are looking for the next great ideas in hardware development. The two entities are teaming up for a pitch competition that will take place in conjunction with the Hardware Tech Summit, scheduled for June 19, 2019 at the Lexus Velodrome in Detroit. "The competition provides cash prizes and
Increasingly homes and businesses are filling up with smart phones and televisions, security systems we can control and monitor from other places, and even appliances that connect to the internet. Many transportation systems are already dependent upon accessing the internet, and we are about to enter an era when driverless vehicles will likely become the norm. How
A new business tenant is set to howl in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood. Coyote Logistics, a Chicago-based transportation management services company, intends to establish a new tech hub at 1700 Fort Street. The third-party logistics provider was co-founded by Jeff and Marianne Silver in 2006 with a goal to create a better service experience in the transportation industry.
Calling all young artists, designers, techies, entrepreneurs, and creatives. Detroit is the place to be this fall. Forbes, the financial news and investment publisher, announced Tuesday that it is bringing its flagship Under 30 Summit to Detroit for the next three years. The first conference is set to convene in the city October 27-30. The Announcement The announcement was
Some of them lived here decades ago, for others it has just been a couple of years. Some lived right in Detroit, others grew up in the ‘burbs. They are diverse in years, backgrounds, ethnicities, yet they have three very important things in common: 1. They have become successful in their chosen professions; 2. They consider the
"Silicon Valley" is not just a comedy on HBO, it's a term that has become synonymous with technology, research, and innovation. It's derived from the San Francisco Bay area in northern California, where a Stanford University professor encouraged his students to start their own electronics companies in the area instead of joining established firms in the east.
It’s late spring, which means business and political leaders from around the state have made their annual pilgrimage to Mackinac Island. Away from their day to day toils, the Mackinac Policy Conference, produced by the Detroit Regional Chamber, is designed to discuss, debate, and dream big with regard to critical issues facing our state. It has over
The days of going to a small, local market in your neighborhood and buying a few items from the grocer you’ve known for years are all but gone. These days, most people seem to prefer larger product selections, volume pricing, and convenience above the virtues of a traditional, personalized experience. Perhaps retailers can provide all those newer
It’s impossible, or at the very least, unwise, to imagine growth in any industry these days without factoring in the role of technology. Fashion is certainly no exception. In fact, it's becoming critical. Whether it's reaching social media influencers, or customers, tech plays a role. Consumers want discounts and purchasing options at their fingertips at all times.