November 24, 2020
The OPC Foundation held a Press Conference at the Virtual SPS Event in Germany, November 2020 with Google, Microsoft and CESMII. We talk about the importance of Data Models for improving analytics and the ability to quickly and easily leverage new technologies for Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing.Watch Now
It's not just about connectivity any more. The new frontier in interoperability is about Data Models and passing Context from one application to another. CESMII is driving that standardization through our efforts in the Innovation Platform, Profiles and ultimately, the Marketplace, where Profiles and vendor applications that support them will meet the small and medium industry companies that will benefit.Read Article
Webinars Nov. 12 and 17
Innovation Projects are designed to rapidly develop solutions to solve challenging manufacturing use cases, leveraging the CESMII Innovation Platform, for processes and equipment relevant for CESMII’s membership. Projects must bring value rapidly (approximately 3-6 months) and will be executed in an agile manner by an interdisciplinary team.
If you are a manufacturer, a System Integrator or a Vendor in this market, then working with CESMII and Innovation Projects are your way to be a leader, helping to pave the way for a brighter industrial automation future.Learn More
November 18-20, 2020
See CESMII's Conrad Leiva speak on November 18th at 1:30 - 5:00pm EST
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the poor adaptability of the manufacturing workforce and the inflexibility of manufacturing supply chains to rapidly changing economic forces. In the face of change, production workers have low mobility, often due to a lack of a degree or other credentialing. This workshop will explore how we can define new mobility pathways that will enable cross-generational manufacturing career growth especially in disadvantaged populations.Learn More
November 9, 2020
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII) announced up to $4 million in new funding to improve energy-intensive manufacturing processes and strengthen America's manufacturing sector. To accelerate the adoption of SM technologies, CESMII seeks research and development projects that can apply SM solutions to real-world manufacturing process and operation challenges that enable improved energy productivity, performance, quality and efficiency.Learn More
November 2-3, 2020
John Dyck participates in a Panel Discussion - "Data Entrepreneurship and Investment in a Changing World." Held by RMDS.
RMDS is an ecosystem service provider that empowers data science professionals and businesses worldwide to achieve successful, data-driven results. Our community members have access to tools and resources that enhance their research and increase the success-rate of their work. Our community extends offline with hands-on training, conferences, and community events.
November 11, 2020
ASME’s Public Affairs and Outreach (PAO) Council, a group of 30 engineers, is analyzing the advanced manufacturing landscape—identifying cross-cutting opportunities and challenges for ASME.
John Dyck will deliver the CESMII perspective and input to the group, to help formulate workforce, ethical, and standards recommendations to ASME leadership.
October 29, 2020
OPC Foundation and CESMII initiated new joint working group joined by major industry players to enable manufacturers to speed up pre-built shop floor and digitalization applications.
The goal of the JWG is to specify how OPC UA information models of machines, SCADA and Manufacturing Execution Systems will be stored in and accessed from a cloud-based database. Such a database will enable manufacturers to draw from a wide range of OPC UA information models and profiles for use in their pre-built shop floor and business digitalization applications.Learn More
October 29, 2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm ET
Get up-to-speed with smart technologies and learn how to get started at The Best of SMX. Attend visionary keynotes, explore interactive exhibits, network, and learn from experts - you'll come away with the knowledge to help your business succeed now and in the future.
Oct 19, 2020 09:00 AM PST
Welcome Remarks by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
COVID Response, Recovery and Resilience.
Mayor Garcetti will moderate a panel with leaders from the manufacturing community.
- John Dyck, CEO, CESMII
- Dr. SK Gupta, Director, USC Center for Advanced Manufacturing
- Jim Watson, President, California Manufacturing Technology Consulting
October 13 - 21, 2020
See CESMII's John Dyck speak on October 15th at 11:00am
The Investment Casting Institute holds a yearly Technical Conference and Exposition. Attendees benefit from presentations covering all aspects of the investment casting process, as well as an Exposition featuring top suppliers in the industry. Awards are given to individuals and companies who demonstrate excellence in the field.Learn More
September 29, 2020 10:30am PST or
October 1, 2020 11:00pm PST
Be among the first American manufacturing leaders to learn about a new, bold call from the Manufacturing USA Institutes, for the creation of a “National Manufacturing Guard.” Help ensure a resilient and robust national supply chain and manufacturing base in the future.
Recorded - Follow the link belowLearn More
Los Angeles, CA, September 28, 2020:
CESMII – the Smart Manufacturing Institute holds the first Small to Medium Manufacturers (SMM) Affinity Group meeting to assist manufacturers in accelerating their Smart Manufacturing technology adoption and Workforce Development.Learn More
September 24th, 1 - 2pm EST
Join Cisco manufacturing leader Steve Gansen and Miguel Corcio, Director, CESMII - The Smart Manufacturing Institute, a program at UCLA, to hear industry insights and how manufacturers are navigating towards new resilient organizations.
September 23, 2020
Energy plays a much larger role in manufacturing and the creation of products than is expected. Explore how Smart Manufacturing improves energy utilization at all levels. In this episode, we will discuss examples of how Smart Manufacturing improves the utilization of energy resources at the process, enterprise and supply chain levels, especially when we consider the high-energy usage of industries like paper, metals, chemicals, petroleum and food.Watch Now
Three Application Projects are underway to demonstrate the value of the CESMII Innovation Platform combined with Profiles - The Modeling of Equipment Data for layered analytical use.Learn More
CESMII today announced five (5) Innovation Prjoect proposal teams selected for project negotiations...Learn More
CESMII today announced four (4) EWD proposal teams selected for project negotiations...Learn More
June 25, 2020
Hear CESMII's CEO brief Congress on how to improve the U.S. supply chain infrastructure...Watch Now
John Dyck shares insights on the present, intermediate and long-term challenges for the U.S. Manufacturing ecosystem...Read the Article
CESMII - the Smart Manufacturing Institute today announced two (2) Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for institute roadmap projects...Read More
New VP of Business Development joins our team on May 1, 2020...Learn More
CESMII announced the launch of its Smart Manufacturing Innovation Center at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC...Learn More
John Dyck featured as 1 of 30 leaders helping to modernize industryLearn More
CESMII today introduced Atollogy, Inc. as a Satellite to the UCLA SMIC in CESMII’s national SMIC program...Read Full Announcement
New Director of Workforce & Ecosystem Development joins our team in March 2020!Read More
Learn how CESMII is recognizing and working with our ecosystem in response to the global pandemic...Read the Article
Using two pilot production lines to produce PPE products for healthcare workers and first responders.Read Article
We are in unprecedented times. At CESMII, we recognize the very real impact and disruption that concerns over the COVID-19 virus have on lives...Read More
The Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII) announced the selection of its first public-private partnership projects to advance…Read More
Stay tuned for updates in the coming weeks, as we work to reschedule this important event.Reschedule Announcement
February 26, 2020
CESMII and UCLA along with the Council on Competitiveness will be hosting Congressional Briefing on the democratization of Smart Manufacturing.Read Report
Deadline December 15, 2019
CESMII is seeking proposals for Application Projects...Read More
CESMII - the Smart Manufacturing Institute today announced plans to formally launch an Affinity Group focused on the needs of small-to-medium-sized manufacturing enterprises (SMEs).Read More
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Join Northern RMC Director, Craig Dory, and CESMII HQ Staff for your exposure to CESMII's SM Platform.
Registration is required.Watch Now
CESMII, the Smart Manufacturing Institute recently provided an online Community Technology Preview (CTP) of the CESMII Smart Manufacturing (SM) Platform for its members and interested parties outside its community.Learn More
On Thursday, August 22, 2019 we offered an online preview of CESMII’s Smart Manufacturing Platform – a centerpiece of CESMII’s Technology Roadmap since our institute’s inception.Community Technology Preview - Smart Manufacturing Platform
Proven industry veteran to lead the development and execution of CESMII platform strategyRead More