Global E-Commerce: How Advanced Material Handling Systems are Changing Our World

DATE: Thursday May 23, 2019
PLACE: Raffel’s – 10160 Reading Road (directions below)
TIME: 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Social Time
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Dinner
7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Presentation
COST: Dinner $15- $20, See information in Reservations (Updated)
RSVP: Make Reservation Here
Reservations close at 11:59 PM on May19th, 2019

Each year, e-commerce continues to improve on its already impressive retail sales market share. As brick and mortar stores like Sears and Toys’R’Us file bankruptcy, Amazon and Walmart are growing profits. People want their products faster, cheaper, and with more convenience. Have you ever wondered how Amazon is able to promise 2 day or faster delivery? The key factor driving this capability is automation. To ramp up output, ensure accuracy, and limit downtime, the systems that make this possible are comprised of an increasingly diverse and sophisticated array of electrical devices and control technologies that will be explained and explored.
Rylan C. Maynard received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA, in 2016. He is currently a Electrical Engineer with Honeywell Intelligrated, Inc., Mason, OH, USA, responsible for designing the electrical power distribution and controls architecture for material handling systems installed across the U.S. and Canada. He is also responsible for coordinating building permits and arc flash analysis requirements for multiple concurrent projects across the company. His primary technical interests are in the areas of power distribution systems and building automation.
Buffet Menu: Beef Lasagna, Veggie Lasagna, Mostaccioli Marinara, Vegetable Medley, Caesar Salad, Garlic Breadsticks

LOCATION: Raffel’s is located at 10160 Reading Road, south of Glendale-Milford Road on the east side of Reading. Take I-75 to the Glendale-Milford Rd. Exit, go east on Glendale-Milford Road approximately ¾ of a mile to Reading Rd. and turn right on Reading.

RESERVATIONS: Please click on the appropriate link and complete the reservation. (Note: Meeting list on webpage is slow to load on some browsers)
Cost is $15 for members advanced registration. Non-members and unregistered member cost is $20 cash at the door.
Reservations close at 11:59 PM on Sunday May 19th, 2019.

An email to prior to the close of reservations is required to properly cancel your reservation.
All Reservations must be made by May 19th, 2019

WALK-INS (those without reservations): You are welcome to attend this meeting and/or enjoy the dinner even if you did not register in advance. Walk-ins pay a higher $20 dinner fee. Raffel’s determines our cost based on the number of plates used; if you choose to have dinner, please pay the fee if you eat even if you arrive late or didn’t pre-register.

PE CREDITS: Depending on the subject matter, attendance at IEEE Cincinnati Section Meetings now qualifies the attendee for Professional Development Hours towards renewal of Professional Engineers Licenses. Required documentation will be available following the meeting if qualified! The Section Meetings also provide a great opportunity to network with fellow engineers in the area.