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Day Two

March 29th, 2017

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Networking & Breakfast

James Ryan

Director
JR3 Ventures

Facilitating enhanced productivity with technology: Navigating the roadblocks and pitfalls that can hinder the implementation of Industry 4.0 technologies within your organization

Mark Maxwell

International Account Executive
BillerudKorsnäs

Serafin Sanchez

International Account Executive
BillerudKorsnäs

Challenge conventional packaging to a more sustainable supply chain

Ford Graham

Of Counsel
K&L Gates

Olivia Byrne

Partner
K&L Gates

Knowing the Economic Incentives and Facilities to be a Successful Organization: Expanding on your current facility and knowing where to start!

8:05 am – 8:15 am
Grand Ballroom A-D

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Lean Chair

Robert Wood

VP, World Wide Manufacturing
Varian Medical Systems

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Optimization Chair

Allison Grealis

President
Women In Manfacturing

8:15 am – 8:55 am
Grand Ballroom A-D

Keynote

Phil Poel

VP, Manufacturing Excellence and PS&C
Under Armour

Manufacturing at Perfect Cost: Value based analysis of manufacturing performance, operational value and capacity

  • Planning on how to fulfill demand while planning how to optimize profitability
  • Maximizing the role of capacity versus long lead investments in new facilities, & when to make the move
  • Accurate performance of plants: taking a value based view that combines both operational and financial metrics
  • Supply chain and manufacturing integration: opportunities for supply chain to serve as a driver for cost optimized manufacturing
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9:00 am – 9:40 am
Grand Ballroom A-D

Plenary

Ryan King

Director, Operational Excellence
Wabash National Corporation

Turning Passion into Profit: The Transformation Journey that Can Save Your Business

  • Establishing a vision of change that drives innovation and allows breakthrough performance
  • Creating a culture of operational excellence that generates cost savings and boosts productivity
  • How diversification can unleash the potential of your business
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9:45 am – 10:20 am
Grand Ballroom A-D

Lean

Junior Ballroom B

TECHNOLOGY

Jim Fitzgerald

Former, America's Manufacturing Director
Wm. J. Wrigley Company- A wholly owned subsidiary of Mars Inc.

Achieving Operational Excellence Through Developing Talent, Teams and Culture Throughout the Entire Organization

  • Strive for top results across the entire organization through an operational excellence approach that has the momentum to endure leadership transformations
  • Identify the key elements required to ensure operational excellence to avoid the “island of excellence within a sea of mediocrity” outcome
  • Make the change: Create a leadership climate of humility and respect to increase capabilities and engagement across the organization
  • Embrace a TPM based manufacturing operating system to drive top productivity
  • The journey to autonomous work teams: Is you enterprise aligned for success
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David McPhail

CEO & President
Memex Inc.

Drive productivity through managing the efficiency of your manufacturing process

  • Reduce your company's operating cost with complete visibility
  • If you can measure it you can manage it: Identify constraints to increase your overall profitability
  • Stay ahead of the competition with the Automated Approach: Know the advantage of an innovation investment
  • Identify your improvement opportunities to create the factory of the future
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10:25 am – 11:05 am

Networking & Refreshments

11:10 am – 11:45 am
Grand Ballroom A-D

Lean

Larry Janosek

VP, Operations
MasterCraft Boat Company, LLC

Operational Excellence as a Competitive Advantage

  • Developing a demand flow production system that can handle complexity
  • Accounting for market opportunities: Establishing an OpEx program that drives manufacturing agility
  • How to constantly drive Continuous Improvement from key multifaceted operational metrics
  • Safety, Cost, Energy, Quality and Morals as key quantifiable components to sustainable OpEx deployment
  • Optimal ways to drive efficiency in people, process and technology
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Junior Ballroom C

Optimization

Arnold Kamler

CEO
Kent International Inc.

Building a Framework for Excellence: Achieving Your Company’s Goal by Reinventing your Facility

  • The Kent Story Case Study
  • Re-shoring- Reasons and challenges
  • Innovate your production line and your product line for the future
  • Lead with a constant focus on automation
  • Continual honest evaluation of your manufacturing progress
  • Developing strategies for continuous improvement processes that can lead your team through industry 4.0
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Junior Ballroom B

Technology

David Klante

VP, Engineering
McCain Foods

Technology as an Aid to Labor Shortages

  • Battling the skills gap with a lean 4.0 process
  • Sustaining operations with an investment in automation
  • Staying competitive through establishing the right technology
11:50 pm – 12:25 am
Grand Ballroom A-D

Lean

Jon Sobel

CEO & Co-Founder
Sight Machine

Generate value from plant floor data with AI and the digital twin

  • Manufacturer's data variety problem
  • The role of AI and digital twins in making plant floor data useful
  • Real-world use cases with measurable ROI
  • Best practices from digital manufacturing leaders
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Junior Ballroom B

Technology

Gelston Howell

SVP
Sanmina Corporation

Srivats Ramaswami

CTO
42Q

State of the Art Implementations of IIoT and Industry 4.0 in Factories Today, and the ROI: Real time Process Control, Guided Vehicles and Global Supply Chain Visibility.

  • Compelling Examples, with ROI (Return on Investment)
  • Video Case Studies of Deployments in Ten Factories
  • Framework and Methodology for Applying the “building blocks” of IIoT and Industry 4.0 for Proven ROI
  • The Leverage of Using Equipment API’s and Cloud Technology for Fast Deploymentry 4.0
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12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch & Learn

Shaun Barker

Director, Operations & Assessments
Shingo Institute

Utilizing the Three Insights of Enterprise Excellence to Achieve Company Results

Arnold Kamler

CEO
Kent International Inc.

Optimize your Plant to Achieve Production Goals: 1 Million Domestically Manufactured Bikes by 2020

Allison Grealis

President
Women In Manfacturing

Encouraging the Engagement: Support, Promote and Inspire Women in Manufacturing

Ryan King

Director, Operational Excellence
Wabash National Corporation

Maintaining Perspective: Understanding and Overcoming Decision Making Bias

Olga Alavanou

EVP, US OEM Business Groups, FCA, Ford & GM Customer Group
Yazaki

Succession Planning: What Can Companies Do to Develop the Next Generation of Manufacturing Talent

Stanley Roberts

VP, Engineering Excellence
Ingersoll Rand

Transforming Manufacturing Roles in Product Design and Development

Jay Douglass

COO
Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Institute, Carnegie Mellon University

Fostering the Growth of National Manufacturing Through Novel Robotic Technologies

Harry Moser

Founder & President
Reshoring Initiative

TCO: A tool for sourcing decisions and for selling against imports

1:35 pm – 2:10 pm
Grand Ballroom A-D

Lean

Shaun Barker

Director, Operations & Assessments
Shingo Institute

Operational Excellence Sustainability – A Presentation from the Shingo Institute

  • A brief overview of the Shingo Institute, home of the Shingo Prize
  • Insights into building sustainable cultures of excellence
  • An overview of the Shingo Model™
  • Three Insights of Enterprise Excellence
  • Exposing gaps in behavior and performance
  • Participants will look at their own organization through a different set of lenses
Junior Ballroom B

Technology

Jay Douglass

COO
Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Institute, Carnegie Mellon University

Fostering the Growth of National Manufacturing through Innovation

  • The Advanced Robotics Manufacturing story
  • Demonstrate and facilitate an early adoption to of novel robotic solutions
  • Create and sustain new jobs through empowering American workers to compete with low- wage workers abroad
  • Drive success by lowering technical, operational and economic barriers for small, midsize and large companies to adopt robotic technologies
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2:15 pm – 2:50 pm
Grand Ballroom A-D

Plenary

Darrell Edwards

SVP & Chief Supply Chain Officer
La-Z-Boy

Leading Sustainable Improvement

  • Guiding organizations through process change improvement
  • Maximizing profitable growth as it relates to economic, environmental and social sustainability
  • Importance of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement for a high-performance organization
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2:55 pm – 3:30 pm
Grand Ballroom A-D

Live Case Panel

  • Dr. Irene Petrick

    Director of Business Strategy
    Intel

  • Jay Douglass

    COO
    Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Institute, Carnegie Mellon University

  • Mark Gooch

    GVP, Operations & Lean Enterprise
    Pentair

  • Harry Moser

    Founder & President
    Reshoring Initiative

The Future of Manufacturing: highly automated and information-intensive

  • How can we integrate technology into the automated factory of the future (Industry 4.0, IIoT, China 2025)
  • How do we integrate a continuous improvement mindset throughout the company culture
  • What are some strategies we can use to sustain transformation activities in factories of the future
  • How can we work with key suppliers to build an automated system throughout entire supply chain
3:35 pm – 3:45 pm
Grand Ballroom A-D

Chair’s Concluding Remarks & Close of Summit

Robert Wood

VP, World Wide Manufacturing
Varian Medical Systems

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