Program

The expo’s three free-to-attend conference theaters are focused on the design and production of injection molded parts. Expert speakers will deliver technical presentations, keynote talks, training seminars and panel discussions covering a range of key industry topics.

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Day 1
May 25

Industry presentation: Infrared imaging for temperature monitoring and control of injection molding processes

11:10 AM - 11:30 AM

Molding the Future Theater

Industry presentation: Specifying hot runners, including special considerations for filled or high-temperature plastics

11:40 AM - 12:00 PM

Molding the Future Theater

Industry presentation: All the data, from all the machines – how to capture information from around your factory to improve profitability

12:10 PM - 12:30 PM

Molding the Future Theater

Industry presentation: Case study - the injection molding of lightweight door modules/carriers incorporating natural fiber prepreg sheet

1:30 PM - 1:50 PM

Molding the Future Theater

Industry presentation: New horizons in automation: 6-axis robotics for injection molding manufacturers

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Molding the Future Theater

Industry presentation: Making the most of hot runner control integration – six case studies featuring creative molding cell solutions

2:30 PM - 2:50 PM

Molding the Future Theater

Industry presentation: Machine control retrofits – adding a new "brain" to plastics processing equipment

4:00 PM - 4:20 PM

Molding the Future Theater

Industry presentation: Rapid Automation in Plastics Manufacturing

4:30 PM - 4:50 PM

Molding the Future Theater

Day 2
May 26

Keynote: Growth and expansion in opportunistic times

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Molding the Future Theater

Industry presentation: The next generation of Gravimetric technology for Dosing colorants and additives: how to exploit remote monitoring and control

11:10 AM - 11:30 AM

Molding the Future Theater

Industry presentation: Smart factories: the future of plastics production with Industry 4.0 connectivity and condition monitoring systems (CMS)

11:40 AM - 12:00 PM

Molding the Future Theater

Industry presentation: Understanding metallurgy and its impact on your plasticizing components

12:10 PM - 12:30 PM

Molding the Future Theater

Industry presentation: Examining advances in inline technologies for color measurement and correction during the injection molding process

1:30 PM - 1:50 PM

Molding the Future Theater

Industry presentation: Achieve zero-defect production, productivity gains and reduced costs with cavity pressure measuring technology: a walk-through of innovation and optimization

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Molding the Future Theater

Industry presentation: Maximizing machine runtime: get real-time visibility in days

2:30 PM - 2:50 PM

Molding the Future Theater

Industry presentation: Don’t fear material variation – embrace it

4:00 PM - 4:20 PM

Molding the Future Theater

Day 1
May 25

Industry presentation: Implementing robust IT security and continuity planning for manufacturing operations

11:40 AM - 12:00 PM

Designing the Future Theater

Industry presentation: 3D-printed tooling for injection molding: how to choose the right parts

12:10 PM - 12:30 PM

Designing the Future Theater

Industry presentation: How to minimize your product’s carbon footprint through smart material selection

1:30 PM - 1:50 PM

Designing the Future Theater

Industry presentation: Precision metal 3D printing: a new opportunity for moldmakers and molders

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Designing the Future Theater

Day 2
May 26

Keynote: Transforming product design with innovative design thinking

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Designing the Future Theater

Industry presentation: Good-bye trial-and-error simulation, hello automated variant analysis!

11:40 AM - 12:00 PM

Designing the Future Theater

Industry presentation: Gas-assisted injection molding – exploring the possibilities with innovative case studies

12:10 PM - 12:30 PM

Designing the Future Theater

Industry presentation: A real case study of microcellular foam molding process with simulation and experiment

1:30 PM - 1:50 PM

Designing the Future Theater

Industry presentation: Case studies - how to use silicone masterbatch to improve flow, mold release and surface properties of injection molded parts

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Designing the Future Theater

Industry presentation: Accelerating molded parts in materials of choice

2:30 PM - 2:50 PM

Designing the Future Theater

Day 1
May 25

Training seminar: Understand the science behind profitable molding and boost your bottom line

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Training and Development Theater

Training seminar: How to utilize technologies to accelerate your tool launch

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Training and Development Theater

Training seminar: Material selection beyond the Technical Data Sheet

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Training and Development Theater

Training seminar: Process engineering: utilizing knowledge and critical thinking to solve molding defects

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Training and Development Theater

Day 2
May 26

Training seminar: Understanding material selection for medical devices, from qualification to approval

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

Training and Development Theater

Training seminar: Managing today’s risks: supply-chain, labor shortages and tax policy

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Training and Development Theater

Speakers
Training seminar: Critical steps in reducing changeover times

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Training and Development Theater

Training seminar: An introduction to melt preparation and plasticisation

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Training and Development Theater

Training seminar: Harnessing the power of AI to improve mold health outcomes

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Training and Development Theater

Please note, the program is subject to change.