Iowa Business Training, Events, and Workshops

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, the Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) continues to prioritize the health and safety of our communities, clients, and staff. We have made the decision to cancel, postpone, or move online all CIRAS in-person events through the end of July. Webinars will continue as planned. Full refunds will be issued for canceled events and to those unable to attend rescheduled events. Please contact us at ciras@iastate.edu or 515-294-3420 with any questions.

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August 2020


ILC Kentucky Lean Tour

8/18/2020 - 8/20/2020, Lexington, KY

Productivity ILC Tour 

Details: Are you curious to see how Lean is practiced at the company that helped create it? The Iowa Lean Consortium's Kentucky Lean Tour will explore the best practices in Lean leadership by taking ILC members on an in-depth walking tour of the largest Toyota plant in the world. Participants will be granted unparalleled access to the factory floor of Toyota's largest plant. You'll get a first-hand view of Toyota's culture of continuous improvement and leadership development programs, and you'll create a tangible action plan on how to take your own Lean program to the next level.

 

CIRAS Digital Manufacturing Lab Powered by Alliant Energy - Lab Tour

8/20/2020, Ames, IA

Address: 2500 North Loop

Productivity Technology Tour Central Iowa 

Details: CIRAS is hosting an August tour of its Digital Manufacturing Lab of up to 18 people who are interested in learning more about its capabilities. Experts from CIRAS and its technology partners will showcase 3D printers, 3D scanners, autonomous vehicles, collaborative robots, and a Scara robot. Come explore the possibilities that come with digital manufacturing technology. Lunch will be served.

 

 

November 2020


CIRAS Digital Manufacturing Lab Powered by Alliant Energy - Lab Tour

11/5/2020, Ames, IA

Productivity Technology Tour Central Iowa 

Details: CIRAS is hosting a November tour of its Digital Manufacturing Lab of up to 18 people who are interested in learning more about its capabilities. Experts from CIRAS and its technology partners will showcase 3D printers, 3D scanners, autonomous vehicles, collaborative robots, and a Scara robot. Come explore the possibilities that come with digital manufacturing technology. Lunch will be served.