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WHAT TO EXPECT

Register to Gain Access to:

KEYNOTE SPEECHES

Hear from industry peers and thought leaders on key topics relevant to their Industry 4.0 strategy. 

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

Hear best practices, collaborate, and innovate through peer networking across industries.

INNOVATION EXPO

Be the first to see the latest machine health software and hardware innovations enabling Industry 4.0 Transformation.

THE BEST OF STATE COLLEGE

Gain exclusive access to some of State College's most iconic locations. Including: The Penn State Alumni Center, Beaver Stadium, and more.

REGISTER

Fill out the Form to Register for the 2024 Summit Today.

2024SummitLearningLabVIP

VIP Learning Lab Experience

June 12, 2024 • State College, PA

In this interactive session you'll experience: Best practices for setting up your SMARTdiagnostics software to measure and improve machine health, ways to quickly identify and eliminate machine faults in your plant, and a sneak peek at the latest hardware and software tools from KCF Technologies to expand your comprehensive machine health platform.

Spots are limited and first come, first serve.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE VIP LEARNING LAB EXPERIENCE
AGENDA

Summit 2024 Agenda

SPEAKERS

2024 Summit Keynotes

More speakers coming soon!

Kristin Sweeney

Director of Operations and Engineering
US Aggregates

Gareth Taylor

Plant Engineering Manager
Commercial Metals

Jon Pfarr

Regional Operations Manager
EDL Energy

Jeremy Frank

CEO & Co-Founder
KCF Technologies

 

David Bonfante
Executive Panelist

Senior Director of Asset Health
Georgia Pacific

Tatiana Borges
Executive Panelist

Director
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2023 Keynote Speeches

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LOCATIONS

Hotels and Venues for the 2024 Summit

 Scholar

KCF has a block of rooms available for your stay. 
CLICK HERE for booking information.

Hyatt Place

KCF has a block of rooms available for your stay.  
CLICK HERE for booking information.

Hintz Family Alumni Center

This gorgeous historic stone building, will be the first meeting place for our catered Welcome Reception.

The State Theater

This community-owned theatre has been a dedicated State College fixture to serve as a proud hub of local culture where we will get the opportunity to hear and learn from Industry Leaders.

Beaver Stadium

The most magnificent location of all!  Home to our Penn State Football team, where we will have lunch and breakout sessions in the exclusive spaces within the stadium. 

Champs Downtown

This lively and loved State College Pub closes out our time with our Evening Reception.

KCF Technologies HQ

KCF's Headquarters can be found on the second floor of the Metropolitan building right off downtown East College Ave.  

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AIRPORTS

Flying into State College for the 2024 Summit?

Below is a map of all the airports accessible to State College, Pennsylvania.

 

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SPONSORS

Endorsing Sponsors for the 2024 Summit

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MOBIUS CONNECT is the maintenance and reliability industry’s community-based learning platform
, facilitating collaboration and continuing education across the industry – worldwide. With a continuous effort to provide learning opportunities to industry professionals, MOBIUS CONNECT is pleased to be an official learning partner and support KCF’s Manufacturing the Future 2023 event. MOBIUS CONNECT encourages you to learn live and in-person at the event, and then continue networking and learning online; 24/7, in the MOBIUS CONNECT community where you can customize your learning path and continue engaging with experts from KCF and all around the world.

Visit MOBIUS CONNECT to create your profile and continue learning.

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The MSU Denver Industry 4.0 Center of Excellence at Auraria is dedicated to helping manufacturers successfully implement digital transformation technologies. With a focus on streamlining operations, improving product affordability, and enhancing competitiveness, the Center is a pivotal player in Colorado’s Industry 4.0 landscape.

By partnering with the Auraria academic institutions, University of Colorado Denver and Community College of Denver, the Center of Excellence serves as a demonstration sandbox for cutting-edge technology. The Industry 4.0 Center of Excellence also addresses the critical workforce training needs in the state. By bridging the gap between advanced manufacturing technologies and the workforce, the Center ensures that both manufacturers and future workers are well-prepared for the challenges and opportunities presented by the fourth industrial revolution.

Visit MSU Denver Industry 4.0 Center of Excellence at Auraria to learn more.

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FUCHS is a global leader in the development and production of comprehensive lubricant solutions, products, and services covering almost every industry and application.  FUCHS provides customers with efficient, sustainable, and innovative solutions driven by our global distribution network, CO2-neutral production, and cutting-edge technology. Our  commitment to research and development enables us to provide end-to-end solutions for ever-changing applications.

At the heart of everything we do are solutions that have a real impact on the future. What can we move for you?
MOVING YOUR WORLD - WITH LUBRICATION SOLUTIONS FROM FUCHS.

Visit FUCHS - the world's largest independent lubrication manufacturer, to learn more.

Are you a Vendor or interested in being a Sponsor for the 2024 Summit?

Click the button below to learn more about our various options.

FAQ

You've Got Questions, We've Got Answers.

How do I register for the 2024 Summit?

Fill in the 2024 Summit Registration Form to register!

What is the cost to attend the 2024 Summit?

There is NO admission or registration fee for the 2024 Summit, and for the two days you attend, all meals are provided.

Attendees are responsible for paying for flights if flying in and their hotel accommodations.

KCF has provided two blocks of hotel rooms at a discounted rate, all of which are within walking distance of summit locations.

How can I book my hotel accommodations?

KCF has two room blocks available at a discounted rate for all summit attendees at the Hyatt Place and the Scholar, both conveniently located in Downtown State College.

To Book ONLINE for the Hyatt or the Scholar:

  1. Go to the hotel’s website: https://statecollege.place.hyatt.com OR https://scholarhotels.com/scholar-hotel-state-college/ 
  2. Click on “Book Now” 
  3. Enter check-in and check out dates of June 10th – June 11th 
  4. Select the number of rooms needed and the number of guests who will be staying with you 
  5. Select “Special Rates” 
  6. Click on “Corporate or Group Code” 
  7. Enter Hotel’s Group Code: 
    Hyatt: G-KCFM 
    Scholar: KCF
  8. If you are using points or need a handicap-accessible room, make those selections now 
  9. Click “Book Now” 
  10. Select your room and complete your reservation(s)

To Book OVER THE PHONE for the Hyatt:

  1. Call Central Reservations at 1-888-492-8847 
  2. Ask for check-in and check-out dates of June 10th – June 11th 
    * Group Codes will only work for these specific dates
  3. Mention KCF Technologies AND group code G-KCFM when booking your accommodations 
  4. Once confirmed you’ve received the $99/night rate, you can complete your registration 

To Book OVER THE PHONE for the Scholar:

  1. Call Central Reservations at 1-888-455-8667 
  2. Ask for check-in and check-out dates of June 10th – June 11th 
    * Group Codes will only work for these specific dates
  3. Mention KCF Technologies AND group code KCF when booking your accommodations 
  4. Once confirmed you’ve received the $104/night rate, you can complete your registration

Where can I find parking?

Hyatt Place
Self-parking is available at the Fraser Street or Beaver Street garages at a reduced rate of $12 plus tax, per night. Guest room keys provide access to the garages and are programmed upon check-in. Individual guests will be paying for their own parking (Pricing fee is subject to change).

Scholar
Self-parking is available at the Pugh Street Garage at a reduced rate of $12 plus tax, per night. Guest room keys provide access to the garages and are programmed upon check-in. Individual guests will be paying for their own parking (Pricing fee is subject to change).

How many colleagues can I bring?

Any colleagues and industry peers you feel will benefit from the 2024 Summit are welcome - and encouraged - to attend.

However, each individual must complete the registration form to be admitted.

GALLERY

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