National Technology Center, Florence, KY    

November 5-7 & 12-13, 2019
8 - 5 pm

Regional Dates

November 5 - Midwest

November 6 - North Central

November 7 - Northeast, Southeast

November 12 - Western, Canada, Mexico

November 13 - Southwest, Southern Ohio, Northern Kentucky


Discover what we can do together

Make the most of your Mazak technology and discover how you can overcome your toughest part-production challenges and stay ahead of the competition at our Mazak Tech Talk Keynotes. Visitors at DISCOVER 2019 will have the opportunity to hear from some of the top names in the industry as they discuss such critical topics as factory connectivity, advanced manufacturing technology, the skills gap and automation. Join us every day at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and bring the latest insights and innovations from the industry back to your shop when you attend our Tech Talks.


Mike CiccoPresident & CEO, FANUC America Corporation

Presentation Title: The Benefits of Machine Tool Automation and Where to Begin


Workforce Development

Greg JonesVice President, Smartforce Development at AMT

Presentation Title: Smartforce: Manufacturing Brighter Futures


HYBRID Multi-Tasking

Dr. Tom KurfessChief Manufacturing Officer, Oak Ridge National Laboratory/Georgia Tech

Presentation Title: Adaptive Learning & Smart Machines


Dr. Lonnie LoveGroup Leader, Manufacturing Systems Research Group​, Energy and Transportation Science Division

Presentation Title: Advancements in Hot Wire Laser Deposition & HYBRID Technology


Connected Factory, Cybersecurity

Bryce Barnes, Global Lead Internet of Things | Manufacturing and Transportation | Incubation | Global Services, Cisco Systems


Dr. Jay LeeProfessor of Advanced Manufacturing in the University of Cincinnati College of Engineering and Applied Science

Presentation Title: Worry-Free Manufacturing


Matthew FoisterManufacturing Senior Systems Engineer, GE Aviation

Presentation Title: IIOT Foundations – MTConnect


Jan De NijsSenior Staff Operations Engineer, Lockheed Martin Corporation

Presentation Title: Avoid the Data Swamp – Creating a clear IIoT Data Lake using standards such as MTConnect.

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