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ASCM Apr 2024 Virtual, Denver CO

By Arnold Miller posted 03/26/24 12:08 PM


ASCM Colorado Chapter

Topic: Unleashing the Power of AI: 10 Game-Changing Applications for Lean Manufacturing
Date: 10 Apr 2024, 5:30 - 8:30 pm MT

Virtual (On-Line) Registrants will receive a link the day before the Meeting
5:30pm Registration / Networking
6:00pm Virtual Meeting Begins

  • Topic: Unleashing the Power of AI: 10 Game-Changing Applications for Lean Manufacturing
  • Speaker: Richard Rahn, CPIM
  • Information:
    •  By now you have no doubt jumped feet-first into using AI tools like ChatGPT, or at least you have dipped in a toe.

    • In this 1-hour presentation Richard Rahn will be sharing the top ten uses for AI that he has developed in the past year in support of his Mixed Model Manufacturing clients and students.

    • Richard has been a full-time Lean consultant for the past 30 years and regards the recent advances in AI with tools

    • like ChatGPT, and many others as being the most potentially transformative of anything experienced during his career.  

    • The presentation will be organized into four key categories that can revolutionize your manufacturing processes and boost your competitive edge.

    • All the examples discussed in the presentation have been created and are not speculation or "vaporware" and have been created without any special technical skills.

      • 1. Training and Education

      • 2. Workflow Automation

      • 3. Building a Custom Chatbot

      • 4. Building Models

    • Do not miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights into how AI can transform your manufacturing operations with

    •  tools that are available right now and that do not require advanced coding skills.

    • Join us for this 1-hour presentation and discover practical applications, real-world case studies, and actionable strategies to implement AI in your manufacturing business.

  • Speaker Bio:
    • Richard D. Rahn is a seasoned manufacturing professional with over 16 years of management experience at Storage Technology Corporation and Ball Aerospace.
    • He is the current President of Leonardo Group Americas LLC and a former VP of Technology at the John Costanza Institute of Technology (JCIT).
    • Richard is a prolific author, having co-authored several books, including "The Complete Guide to Mixed Model Line Design," "Material Flow," "Aerospace Flow," "Fundamentals of Flow Manufacturing," and "Lean In the OR suite."
    • He holds a BA from Middlebury College and an MBA from the University of Colorado, and is certified in Planning & Inventory Management (CPIM).
    • Since 1994, Richard has trained over 10,000 engineers and Lean professionals, and is the creator of the Lean Design Studio. 

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Meeting Cost:

    •  Virtual: (On-Line) APICS Members: Free
    • Virtual: (On-Line) Non APICS: Free
    • Students: Free
    • Note: Register before 8 Apr a link the day before Meeting
    • Note: On-line link will be sent to you on 9 Apr 2024