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"We are very lucky to have secured three amazing speakers to bring their expertise to this year's
Jacobstein's keynote, Breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, will explore the major developments in artificial intelligence and robotics, including deep learning, reinforcement learning, autonomous vehicles, robotic surgery, drones, personal assistants, biotech automation and the future of atomically precise manufacturing. He is the chairman of the Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Track at
Parker is responsible for the global research direction of the Retail, Energy, Manufacturing and Financial industry practices at IDC, a global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications and consumer technology markets. He will lead two main stage sessions including Navigating Technologies for Manufacturing. Parker has been in the research domain for more than 15 years. He joined IDC over 10 years ago after spending six years at
Kalka has been involved in the information security industry for most of his extensive career with
Explore is QAD's largest annual event where customers, partners, sponsors and QAD experts come together for a week of informative sessions, hands-on training, manufacturing industry-specific presentations and networking. The agenda provides updates on key trends in manufacturing, strategic developments in the industries QAD serves and information on new solution developments. Attendees will hear from over 75 speakers, including QAD executives and customers.
Explore features more than 45 workshops and hands-on training classes, many of which count toward APICS continuing education credits. The QAD Solutions Expo provides ample opportunities for sponsors and other members of the QAD community to exhibit, demonstrate and solicit feedback on their products and solutions.
Customers can register for the event at explore.qad.com/register. Registration extends through the event. Registration includes access to all sessions, invitations to the Welcome Reception and closing night off-site dinner, meals during the event, electronic access to all presentation materials and access to the Solutions Expo show floor.
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