Upcoming Events

Advanced Manufacturing Tech Tuesdays Lunch & Learn


CME is hosting a series of eight Lunch & Learn sessions that aim to help participants promote and create awareness of upcoming Advanced Digital Manufacturing solutions in their workplace, as well as network with industry experts in the advanced manufacturing sector. Learn how specific technology tools work and what companies are currently using advanced manufacturing solutions in their organizations.


Business Leaders, Managers, Supervisors and Change Agents who are in charge of process training and improvements, skills gap training, workplace safety.




11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. CST




JANUARY 25, 2022 - Cyber Security for Manufacturers, What you need to know?

FEBRUARY 22, 2022 - Robots are Getting Smarter, Why you need a Robot (or two or three)?

MARCH 29, 2022 - : Lean-Advanced Manufacturing /Industry 4.0 an Overview

APRIL 26, 2022 - Digital Twinning, How to use it and Why?

MAY 24, 2022 - Additive Manufacturing, Can you Use it in your factory?

JUNE 21, 2022 - Lean-Advanced Manufacturing – Why is it important to have the Strategy and Roadmap?


NOVEMBER 2, 2021 - Augmented Reality and Its Manufacturing Application

Join Marney Stapley, Vice President of North Forge Technology, and Daniel Blair, CEO of Bit Space Development to learn about the benefits of using extended reality technology for safety training. This talk is a general introduction to using XR (ie AR or VR) in the workplace. It will cover a brief overview of the available technology and walk through the processes of planning and building a useful XR training experience.

Learning Objectives:

  • What goes into a successful XR project
  • The XR hardware landscape and some available tools – Frameworks and processes companies can apply to ensure there is a return on their investment
  • AR application in manufacturing (Maintenance, Training, After sales remote support, etc..)

Who can benefit?
Business Leaders, Managers, Supervisors, Change Agents who are in charge of process training and improvements, skills gap training, workplace safety.

Vice President of North Forge Technology

Marney is the Vice President of North Forge Technology Exchange, including the North Forge Fabrication Lab — the largest publicly accessible fabrication and rapid prototyping facility in North America. Marney runs the Manitoba Chapter for Women in 3D printing. Its mission is to inspire and promote women working in Additive Manufacturing Industries.


CEO of Bit Space Development

Daniel is the CEO and founder of Bit Space Development Ltd. Daniel is an award-winning entrepreneur & software developer and is well known for being a tinkerer, mad scientist, and lifelong learner. He is an active member on multiple boards and committees involved in Manitoba’s interactive digital media and entrepreneurship ecosystem.