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Day One

March 28th, 2017

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Registration & Group Breakfast

8:00 am – 8:10 am
Grand Ballroom A-D

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Lean Chair

Robert Wood

VP, World Wide Manufacturing
Varian Medical Systems

Optimization Chair

Allison Grealis

President
Women In Manfacturing

8:10 am – 8:50 am
Grand Ballroom A-D

Keynote

Cindi Marsiglio

VP, U.S. Manufacturing
Walmart

HOW WALMART IS BRINGING JOBS AND BUSINESS BACK TO THE UNITED STATES

  • How Walmart is creating jobs by purchasing $250 billion in US made goods over ten years
  • How this effort could create one million jobs
  • Why Walmart is investing in associate training in new ways to advance careers
  • Why the Walmart Open Call event in June matters to all suppliers and manufacturers
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8:55 am – 9:35 am
Grand Ballroom A-D

Plenary

Tim Adams

VP, Continuous Improvement
Cooper Standard

Driving Value Through Culture, Innovation and Results to Achieve the "Top 30/Top 5"

  • Becoming the top 30 global automotive supplier in sales and top 5 in ROIC through the company DNA- Collaborate. Innovate. Accelerate.
  • Optimize performance through world- class operations, using a customized set of global standardized best practices to achieve organizational goals
  • Gain access to high- volume global platforms through developing the right configuration of manufacturing plants around the globe: What’s your global footprint?
  • Identify the megatrends that will impact the industry, build a winning culture and accelerate growth and innovation to prepare for the next ten years
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9:40 am – 11:20 am

Pre-Arranged One-To-One Networking & Refreshments

11:25 am – 12:00 pm
Grand Ballroom A-D

Lean

Mark Gooch

GVP, Operations & Lean Enterprise
Pentair

CULTURE: the definitive piece in your CI Journey

  • Pick the program that works — look outside your company to find CI initiatives that have worked in a similar environment
  • The importance of why - explain the why over and over
  • Everyone Everyday Getting Better and Better - keep the message simple
  • Find your internal leaders to help drive a sustainable change process
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Junior Ballroom C

Optimization

Michael Gentile

VP, Operations
Snap-on Tools

Restarting & Revitalizing Your Lean Initiative

  • Establishing a strategy to rapidly energize and accelerate stalled or unsuccessful areas in your initiative
  • Developing a sustainable model to generate better results with bottom line accountability
  • Engaging leadership to focus on transformational aspects with a ownership based approach
  • Driving successful change in culture, buy in, and metrics to get things right
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Junior Ballroom B

Technology

Stanley Roberts

VP, Engineering Excellence
Ingersoll Rand

Manufacturing's Relationship to New Product Development Launches and Project Management

  • Elements and Frame Work
    • Project Management
    • Product Integrity
    • Asset Management
  • Project Management
    • Definitions
    • Agile and Stage Gate Processes
    • Organizational Alignment
  • Re-use and Modular Product Architecture
    • Benefits and Speed to Market
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12:05 pm – 12:40 pm
Grand Ballroom A-D

Lean

Michele Sciuto

MOM Business Development Manager
ATS Applied Tech Systems

INDUSTRY 4.0: INFORMATION AND OPERATIONS, THE CONVERGENCE OF TWO WORLDS FOR MANUFACTURING EXCELLENCE

  • Manage the exchange of information among several applications for quality optimization
  • Enable the transformation of heterogeneous data into actionable insights through the principles of industry 4.0 and the IT/OT challenges
  • Implement the right quality inspection system to achieve quality targets through continuous improvement processes and analytical reporting
  • Realize the functional growth potential through reporting, scalability and system integration
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Junior Ballroom C

Optimization

Phil McIntyre

Senior Director, Business Development
Performance Solutions by Milliken

Connecting humans, machines and products to increase agility

  • Accelerate processes and manage the wide variety of products to speed production
  • Creating an assembly line that doesn’t need to perform technical or logical setup tasks
  • Decentralized production planning is the key element: The connected production line
  • Covering and connecting a wide range of products at a lower cost
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Junior Ballroom B

Technology

Jay Zoellner

Managing Director, Global Industrial Solutions
Enernoc

Winning Executive Approval for Sustainability & Energy Technology

  • The case for a unified approach to energy strategy
  • Getting to the “right” executive in your organization
  • Creating key elements of a compelling business case
  • Winning executive approval
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12:45 pm – 1:45 pm

Lunch & Learn Round-Table Discussions

Richard Sides

Partner, Operations
Ultra Consultants

Common Problems and Proven Solutions for Enterprise Software System Transformation Projects

Michael Rapaport

President & CEO
IQS

The Holy Grail of Quality: 360-degree visibility, measurable, real-time performance and the ability to go beyond compliance with EQMS

Tom Nolan

Partner
Gallup

Managing in a New Era of Uncertainty: Leveraging Alternative Data & Analytics for Better Forecasting & Planning

Harry Chase

Head of Global Logistics Engineering
The Productivity Team

Is Big Data the end of Simplicity? How technology is changing Supply Chain and Logistics more than ever

René Buck

CEO
Buck Consultants International

Global Manufacturing Footprint Strategy & Site Selection for new Production Plants and Distribution Centers

BIll Remy

President & CEO
TBM Consulting Group

How are you using technologies to better connect customers to your supply chain to create superior value?

Bill Foster

Technology Sales Manager & IoT Evangelist
Altizon

Amol Mate

VP, IBU
Altizon

62 Plants, 20k things across 9 industries, Doing IoT the right way!

David McPhail

CEO & President
Memex Inc.

Capitalizing on an IIoT Strategy

 
1:50 pm – 2:30 pm
Grand Ballroom A-D

Plenary

Dirk Hilgenberg

VP, Assembly
BMW

Focusing on the Future of Manufacturing: Industry 4.0 and the Evolution of Automated Production

  • Value lies in "end-to-end" optimization of the digital thread: make better use of Industry 4.0 and the digitization of the manufacturing landscape information not captured/ made available/ used today
  • Automation and process efficiency as a countermeasure to opportunities in decreased labor cost, generating the ability to do more with less
  • How BMW is staying ahead of the curve through the installation of collaborative robots at the Spartanburg Plant to ensure maximum production quality
  • 100 years of innovation and progress, the next "digitized" 100 years are coming and we will shape the future together
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2:35 pm – 3:10 pm
Grand Ballroom A-D

Lean

Peter Miller

President
Advanced Material Solutions

Future-Proofing Manufacturing Through Non-Destructive Testing

  • NDT 101: An overview and comparison of NDT disciplines, capabilities, limitations and applications
  • Minimizing containment costs through proactive materials evaluation
  • "Seeing things differently” to protect your company’s tomorrow
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Junior Ballroom C

Optimization

Shane Yount

Principal & Author
Competitive Solutions

BUSINESS BOOTCAMP – DRIVING GREATER EXECUTION, ENGAGEMENT, AND ULTIMATELY EARNINGS!

  • Are you ready to accurately assess your teams, your leaders, and your performance: For 25 years, Competitive Solutions, Inc. has been taking organizations through a Business Bootcamp with some pretty dramatic results
  • Learn how to drive business acumen at a tactical level
  • Move accountability from a concept to a practice and elevate expectations of engagement
  • Eliminate hours of meetings each week by recalibrating intent
  • Moving from abstract OPEX tools to business critical necessities
  • What are the eight essential elements of 21st century leaders?
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Junior Ballroom B

Technology

Gary Wilson

Advisor
Altizon

Get IIoT ROI in less than a year: challenges, strategies & results

  • How to define your IoT requirements, kick-start IoT initiatives, and select the right partners
  • Develop sustainable strategy, an implementation plan, and a skilled workforce
  • Challenges around connecting Legacy Machines and getting more out of your existing Plant Management Systems (SCADA, MES, ERP)
  • Unravel Hidden Capacities: Reduce waste, save energy and improve process capability through an IoT enabled kaizen journey
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3:15 pm – 4:35 pm

Pre-Arranged One-To-One Networking & Refreshments

4:40 pm – 5:15 pm
Grand Ballroom A-D

Plenary

BIll Remy

President & CEO
TBM Consulting Group

The Technology Freight Train Get On Board: Use Technology as a Force Multiplier for Operational Excellence and Value Creation

  • Drive Operational Excellence through the optimization of people, process and technology
  • Navigate your way to success with a winning approach to your manufacturing technology roadmap, integrating technology with your lean initiative
  • An overview of key principles that will enable your company to achieve their operational goals
  • Utilizing technology as a tool for effective execution of problem solving and improving the ability to achieve organizational targets
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5:20 pm – 5:55 pm
Grand Ballroom A-D

PLENARY

Harry Chase

Head of Global Logistics Engineering
The Productivity Team

The focus has been on creating flexibility and moving waste back away from the production process, but this has added to the total cost of manufacturing

  • The supply chain is more than bidding transportation routes and low cost sourcing
  • Packaging correctly at the source to improve flow
  • Technology and the impact on the supply chain
  • Collaboration
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6:00 pm – 6:35 pm
Grand Ballroom A-D

Closing Keynote

Harry Moser

Founder & President
Reshoring Initiative

How Should the Recent Election Change your Sourcing and Siting Strategy?

  • Is your company ready for President Trump’s push for reshoring
  • The new industrial revolution won’t be in India or China
  • Why reshoring makes sense for America
  • Reshoring: More effective than exporting: Stay competitive at home
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6:40 pm – 6:45 pm
Grand Ballroom A-D

Chair’s Closing Remarks

Lean Chair

Robert Wood

VP, World Wide Manufacturing
Varian Medical Systems

Optimization Chair

Allison Grealis

President
Women In Manfacturing

6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

Networking Drinks Reception

Day One