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Manufacturing Network: CIO Insights, Explore the Floor and Big Data Call for Presenters

By Monica Takacs

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THIS THURSDAY! CIO Insights: Westinghouse

Sponsored by CGI, All Lines Technology, Okta, and Snowflake

Westinghouse traces its roots back to 1886 and is one of Pittsburgh's most recognizable names. Westinghouse Electric Company provides a broad range of products, services and technology to the global nuclear power industry. Fifty percent of the world's commercial nuclear power plants are based on Westinghouse technology. The Company provides nuclear fuel, nuclear plant services, instrumentation and controls, and new plant design for the commercial nuclear industry.

For this edition CIO Insights, we'll have a conversation with Michael Abram, CIO and Brian Mork, CISO of Westinghouse Electric Company about IT priorities at their company, the trends they are seeing in their industry and how information security plays a role throughout their organization. 

Attend this event to learn, network, and connect with the Greater Pittsburgh Technology Community.

WHEN: November 4
Register Here

Explore the Floor at Intervala

About Explore the Floor: Connecting our region’s manufacturers. Not only does it serve as a benchmarking exercise, but also provides business development opportunities among our member companies. It aims to show off the innovative and unique capabilities of our region’s manufacturing firms.

This event is open to manufacturers only! Not a manufacturing and want to attend? Contact Ashley Steckel for sponsorship options. 

Intervala is a full-service manufacturer of complex, high-performance printed circuit board assemblies, electromechanical systems, and cable and harness assemblies. Their customers are large, technology-driven companies primarily in the industrial, medical, transportation and defense industries where quality and reliability are paramount. Their products must perform reliably in harsh or difficult environments, adhere to strict quality and regulatory standards, and are often subject to rapidly changing forecasts.

WHEN: November 18
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Call for Presenters: 2022 Beyond Big Data: AI/ML Summit

Now in its 6th year, Beyond Big Data: AI/ML Summit is a unique opportunity for managers on every level to learn more about the opportunities of data analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning while connecting with others in the industry. With a focus on trends and best practices, the event aims to explore strategies, best practices and technologies surrounding these technologies while keeping in mind the implications of regulations, privacy, data protection, and ethics that govern this field. 
The event will feature keynote speakers, technical talks, and several panel discussions. This program is designed to enrich, enlighten and entertain.

If you are interested in speaking at Beyond Big Data, please fill out the form located here by November 19, 2021. Selected presenters will be notified by the end of 2021. 

  • Presentations may not be sales pitches.
  • Eligible presenters should be from companies using Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and/or Machine Learning to solve challenges or create opportunities, not service providers. 
  • Presentations must include valuable takeaways for attendees.
  • Both technical and business-oriented presentations will be considered, but this is not an academic conference. 
  • Companies of all sizes* are encouraged to submit a proposal.

*If your company is a consulting firm or if you are a SAAS provider, please contact Ashley Steckel at about opportunities for sponsored talks.

More details about Beyond Big Data will be announced in the coming months!

Save the Date!

WHEN: Thursday, February 3, 2022

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News for Manufacturers

Have you checked out the latest issued of onRamp magazine yet? This news magazine focuses on robotics, Industry 4.0, and advanced manufacturing. This magazine profiles leading-edge companies, personalities, success stories, trends and best practices among these fast-growing industry segments. The PTC is co-publishing onRAMP with Catalyst Connection.

Renewing Members in the Manufacturing Network

The Pittsburgh Technology Council would like to thank the following renewing members over the past month in the manufacturing network.  Know a company that would make a great addition to this list? Contact Ryan Gent at

Renewing Members 

  • Busy Beaver Building Centers
  • Dynamic Manufacturing
  • HEBCO, Inc.
  • Mitsubishi Electric Power Products
  • Powercast Corporation
  • Z+F USA, Inc.  

Showcase your brand! Support the tech industry!

If you are interested in sponsoring one of these event, please contact Ashley Steckel at for complete details. Sponsorship packages are available for all budgets.

Would you like the Member Rate for PTC Events? 
Email Melissa Becker today at 412-918-4225