Chattanooga Engineers Club

SFI - Critical Networks in Manufacturing Forum

  • 8 Jun 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Smart Factory Institute at the PIE Innovation Cente

Smart Factory Institute


Critical Networks in Manufacturing Forum

Attend the event to learn about intelligent wireless infrastructure accelerating your production network.

For registration and updates, visit the event page -


8:00am Registration & Networking

8:30am Welcome by Denise Rice, President & CEO, Peak Performance Inc.

8:45am Keynote

Accelerating the Journey to Industry 4.0 & Factory Digital Twin by 

Trever White

Group Manager, Digital Intelligent Manufacturing Engineering, Toyota North America


Securing the Future of Manufacturing from Cyber Threats

Klint Walker

Cybersecurity Advisor Region IV, U.S. Department of Homeland Security


Wireless Basics: Reality vs. Hype

by Brent Pye, Automation Sales Manager, Phoenix Contact


The Role of Sls Delivering Digital Transformation by 

Jose Rivera

CEO, Control System Integrators Association


What are Critical Networks and Why Should Manufacturers Care? 

12:00pm Lunch Panel

Why EPB's Move to 25Gig Network Connectivity Matters to Commercial and Industrial Enterprises

12:45pm Closing Remarks by 

Ben Stone

Director of Business Development Smart Factory Institute, Peak Performance Inc.

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