Thursday, March 16, 20231:00 PM-2:00 PM EST

Why Digital Twins Could Be the Industrial Metaverse's Most Powerful Tool

The industrial metaverse has a critical building block: the digital twin. And it’s not an idea waiting to take shape. It’s already being used by businesses to model, predict and improve products and operations across numerous industries.  In this insightful panel discussion, hear from thought leaders from numerous disciplines as they share inspiring examples of what’s already happening and what is needed to take the digital twin to the next level as part of the industrial metaverse’s growth.

Thursday, April 27, 20231:00 PM-2:00 PM EST

Scaling Transformation: How to Take the Industrial Metaverse Beyond the Pilot Stage

Digital transformation is now a foundational part of every company’s strategic planning and increasingly a portion of that investment is focused on the industrial metaverse. As this innovation becomes part of the framework for the future of industry and infrastructure, it is becoming increasingly vital to increase the speed and scale of digital transformation that’s occurring industry-wide to set the stage for this virtual future. In this thought-provoking panel discussion, Fast Company and Siemens will convene a key group of business and technology leaders to discuss best practices for small and medium-size businesses to roll out their digital manufacturing investments and share key insights on how it applies to rolling out new products.

Tuesday, May 16, 20231:00 PM-2:00 PM EST

Talent for Innovation: The New Skills and Roles Transforming Manufacturing

With more than 800,000 open positions across U.S. manufacturing, new technologies like the industrial metaverse present an opportunity both to lower barriers of entry and inspire a new generation of workers to work in manufacturing. Fast Company and Siemens will bring together senior business leaders to highlight the efforts and opportunities to address talent recruitment needs to remain globally competitive and share how new design, gaming and user experience roles are transforming the perspective on industrial career paths.