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Fabtech 2021 Includes Robust Education Lineup

Fabtech 2021 offers 100-plus sessions across 14 technology tracks with its lowest rates yet.

Posted: July 19, 2021


Fabtech 2021 recently announced this year’s conference lineup is now live, providing attendees with targeted technical, operational, economic, and managerial sessions to help improve productivity and increase profits.

The trade show is set to take place Sept. 13-16 in Chicago’s McCormick Place and is marking the return of in-person industry education by offering its lowest registration rates to-date.

“By returning to in-person sessions after two years, we could not be more excited to offer Fabtech’s lowest conference rates ever,” said John Catalano, senior director, Fabtech for the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME). “Fabtech is thrilled to be providing companies of all sizes the opportunity to prioritize training. As the industry looks to address key issues like managing steel prices and advances in automation, we believe education is critical to finding solutions. Fabtech is dedicated to providing a platform for learning that aims to prepare attendees of all experience levels with the resources and support to accelerate their careers.”

SME is one of Fabtech’s five event partners. The other partners are the American Welding Society, the Chemical Coaters Association International, the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association International, and the Precision Metalforming Association.

Fabtech’s solution-based content will take attendees beyond the show floor, exploring answers to today’s biggest challenges with industry thought leaders and subject matter authorities set to lead collaborative discussions and presentations. The conference tracks will include 3D/additive manufacturing, automation, cutting, finishing, forming and fabricating, job shop, laser, lean, management, marketing and sales, smart manufacturing, stamping, welding and workforce development.

Some noteworthy sessions include: Meeting Changing Buyer Expectations Through Digital Transformation; Leveraging AI in Industrial Manufacturing; Estimating Software to Manage the Job Shop; Ensuring a Successful Product Launch; Strategies to Create a Workplace Culture That Works; and The Art of Assertive Communication.

Attendees can save on conference sessions with early bird registration, which is open now through July 31.

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