TRAM 2014 returns to IMTS, announces keynote speakers from Boeing

The Trends in Advanced Machining, Manufacturing and Materials (TRAM) conference returns in 2014, co-located with the IMTS show in Chicago, Ill., USA, and features Greg Hyslop, vice president and general manager of Boeing Research & Technology.

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After its successful debut in North America with more than 300 conference participants, TRAM (Trends in Advanced Machining, Manufacturing and Materials) will once again return to Chicago, Ill., USA, and the IMTS show, Sept. 10-11, 2014. 

Presented by the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC, Sheffield, U.K.), the Association For Manufacturing Technology, Modern Machine Shop magazine and High-Performance Composites magazine, the conference program focuses on upcoming trends and advancements in manufacturing technology within the aerospace industry. 

The Event Sponsor, The Boeing Co. (Seattle, Wash., USA), recently announced that Greg Hyslop will be the keynote speaker of the event on Sept. 10. Hyslop is the vice president and general manager of Boeing Research & Technology, the advanced central research and development unit of Boeing. 

In addition to Hyslop, TRAM will also feature Ricardo Traven, Boeing’s chief test pilot for the F/A-18, as well as Peter Hoffman, vice president of Intellectual Property Management. 

Adrian Allen, commercial director of the AMRC and technical director of the TRAM event, says, “We are honored and privileged to have secured such prestigious members of the Boeing team as our keynote presenters for TRAM. They will offer our attendees insight into the aerospace industry that they wouldn’t be able to get anywhere else and we are eager to bring them their perspectives.”

Attendees of the TRAM conference will also have free access to the IMTS exhibit hall and be invited to participate in an evening networking reception on Sept. 10.

Complete TRAM registration and event details can be found at