Embrace Automation Like It's Your Job
October 12 | 7:30 a.m. | Andy B's
Say hello to the era of automation. Three area experts give you the inside scoop on automation's positive impact on the workforce at Biz 417's B-School presented by Elite Mercedes. Read more about local companies incorporating automation in the September/October issue of Biz 417.

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Twila Chambers
Director of the Allied Health Simulation Center at Ozarks Technical Community College

Simulators and other advanced technology are opening up a whole new way of training students and employees. At B-School, Twila Chambers shares how OTC is preparing the next generation of health workers within the college’s Allied Health Simulation Center.

Bonnie Croney
Estimator at ​Elemoose

In the 11 years Bonnie Croney has worked at Springfield-based fabrication company Elemoose, she has watched the company adopt highly automated machines that work alongside the business’s laborers. Learn how Elemoose has successfully paired humans and robots to create better products for its clients at B-School.

Jim Sheldon
Owner and CEO of DT Engineering

Jim Sheldon has spent much of his career at the helm of automation houses, including DT Engineering in Lebanon. On October 12, Sheldon discusses the future of the automation industry and how Missouri can remain competitive in a field that continues to grow.