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How and Why Wisconsin is Leading on Industry 4.0

  • Tuesday, February 15, 2022
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Links provided at registration


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Meetup presentation by Matt Kirchner, CEO of LabMidwest

 Matt Kirchner is host of the nationally acclaimed   TechEd Podcast on which Fortune 500 CEOs, high   profile education leaders and world-recognized   public policy makers share their ideas, strategies   and predictions for the future of technology and   education.

 In his role Kirchner sees many Wisconsin   employers taking the lead on Industry 4.0, using it   to drive cost out of production, eliminate   workplace  accidents and improve customer   experience.

With an insider's view into education innovation, Kirchner believes Wisconsin's educators are better than those in any other state at equipping the Industry 4.0 workforce of the future. He also knows first-hand how employers can access this new wave of talent.

If you are an Industry 4.0 fanatic, if you share Matt's passion for the future of Midwestern manufacturing, if you believe the industry offers unparalleled opportunity for the worker of the future, then this entertaining, intriguing and thought provoking presentation is for you.


2:00pm - Welcome

2:05pm - Matt Kirchner Presents

2:45 - Q & A

3:00pm - Adjourned

Leading the Wisconsin Connectivity


What We Believe

To inspire Wisconsin and the Midwest to be a leader in the internet of Things evolution. We believe that our rich history of supporting industries such as manufacturing, software, retail and healthcare give the region the experience and knowledge needed to foster the Internet of Things. 

We also believe if our companies and their employees are to continue to stay and grow here, and if new companies are going to be built here, we need to promote Wisconsin and the Midwest as the epicenter for IoT and drive technological advancement in the region so the world knows if you want to succeed in the Internet of Things evolution, you build it in the Midwest.

What We Do

WIoT is a professional membership driven organization that advocates for Wisconsin and the Midwest as the epicenter for IoT by providing the WIoT and its members with a forum and environment conducive for purposeful networking, relationship building, talent attraction and development and mutual exchange of information relative to the Internet of Things.

How We Do It

We provide statewide programming for our WIoT membership in the form of a regular event series focused on Education, Capital, Talent and Policy as it pertains to the Internet of Things.  Additionally, we provide an IoT Inventory of regional companies focused on IoT and source and publish case studies of IoT products and implementations that have taken place in Wisconsin.

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