TEC Next Releases Agenda for Innovative Technology, Manufacturing Conference 

Premier two-day summit brings together national and local leaders 

Baton Rouge, LA (January 16, 2024) – TEC Next presented by ExxonMobil, an exclusive conference focused on the evolving relationship between technology and manufacturing, last week released the agenda for its conference on February 6 and 7 at the Manship Theatre in Baton Rouge. The conference hosted by the Baton Rouge Area Chamber and Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance enters its fourth year.  

Keynote presenters and panelists for the conference include:  

  • George Perrett, Operational Excellence, Peri USA  
  • Charles Masters, Senior VP, IBM  
  • Coila LaFleur, Enterprise Architect, ExxonMobil Technology & Engineering Company  
  • Shane Firmin, Director of Workforce Development, Brown & Root Industrial Services  
  • Jacob Gleason, Capital Projects Digital Advisor, Chevron & Chair Technology Committee, CII 

Speakers at the event bring firsthand expertise in the swiftly evolving technologies that are shaping heavy industry. With these technologies already in deployment and further development in South Louisiana, TEC Next stands as a platform for industry and technology leaders to explore the latest advancements, share insights, and collectively visualize the future.  

In addition to captivating keynote presentations, “TEC Talks” will feature thought leaders from the region delivering dynamic 10-15-minute segments on diverse Industry 4.0 topics, including Industry Internet of Things (IIoT), cybersecurity, big data, robotics, virtual reality, and augmented reality visual tools. A showcase of over a dozen exhibit booths will highlight the latest industrial technologies used in manufacturing along the Gulf Coast.  

Crafted to unite experts from across the Gulf Coast, TEC Next delves into the dynamic changes at the forefront where technology and manufacturing converge, specifically within the expansive realm of Industry 4.0. The conference will explore the profound impact of technology on manufacturing, providing a platform for elite professionals in both the technology and manufacturing sectors to connect and collaborate in the increasingly digitized manufacturing landscape.  

Online registration is available now and space is limited for this exclusive conference. The attendance fee is $299 for both days and $199 for a one-day ticket. Onsite registration will be available based on availability. Limited sponsorship and exhibit opportunities are also available. 

About TEC Next   

TEC Next is being organized by multiple manufacturing and technology companies to engage industry and technology leaders in shared conversations about the future of industry. More information is available at tec-next.org

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