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Cynthia Hutchison

US Center for Advanced Manufacturing


US Center for Advanced Manufacturing

Overcoming Barriers to Technology Adoption: Lessons Learned and Policy Implications in Advanced Manufacturing

Join Cynthia Hutchison, CEO of the US Center for Advanced Manufacturing, as she shares invaluable insights into overcoming barriers to technology adoption in the manufacturing industry. With a focus on lessons learned and policy implications, Cynthia will delve into the complexities of digital transformation and offer actionable strategies for navigating the evolving landscape of advanced manufacturing.

In this session, Cynthia will address key issues and problems facing manufacturing organizations as they strive to embrace new technologies and accelerate their digital transformation efforts. Drawing upon her extensive experience and expertise at the national and global level, she will explore common barriers to technology adoption, ranging from cost constraints and skill gaps to cultural resistance and regulatory challenges.

Through real-world case studies and practical examples, Cynthia will highlight lessons learned from successful technology implementation initiatives, showcasing best practices and innovative approaches to overcoming obstacles in the manufacturing environment. From leveraging data analytics and artificial intelligence to implementing smart automation solutions, attendees will gain valuable insights into optimizing operational and automation systems for enhanced efficiency and competitiveness.

Moreover, Cynthia will examine the policy implications surrounding manufacturing technology adoption, addressing the role of government regulations, industry standards, and public-private partnerships in fostering innovation and driving sustainable growth. By exploring the intersection of policy and technology, attendees will gain a comprehensive understanding of the broader implications of digital transformation in the manufacturing sector.

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