November 12, 2021

Hartford, CT
In-Person and Virtual

9 A - registration
10 A - speakers with Q&A
4 P - cocktail hour

Industry 4.0
and the next generation of our workforce

We need to tackle major economic trends, impact on traditional education, and what our manufacturing workforce must uphold as we continue to move towards modern innovation.

Inclusivity and Engaging the next generation

The next generation of our workforce...what does it look like?

How will technological improvements affect human-machine interface?

Are we providing the proper training for new-collar technologies like:

AR [augmented reality]
VR [virtual reality]
AI [artificial intelligence]
IoT [internet of things]
Additive Manufacturing

How do we bring inclusivity & diversity to education, manufacturing and the workplace?

Featured Speakers


Ripi Singh

Chief Innovation & Strategy Coach, Inspiring Next

How can management foster innovation for Industry 4.0 and the future

case study speaker

Barry Alexander

CEO & Founder, Aquiline Drones, LLC

Leading the evolution from automation to autonomy and incubating this technology, deployment strategies and business concepts

track speaker

Ojala Naeem

Head of Experimentation, Personal Insurance Innovation, Travelers

Using AI and other new technologies to evaluate risk, climate change, and cyber security

track speaker

Amy Thompson, PhD

Associate Director of Academic Programs, United Technologies Corporation Institute of Advanced Systems Engineering (UTC-IASE) at UConn

Women in engineering and inclusivity in the innovative workforce

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