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June 2, 2014

7:00 pm

Manufacturing Leadership Council Welcome Reception and Dinner

Manufacturing Leadership Council Members.

June 3, 2014

7:00 am

Breakfast and VIP Golf Tournament

Sponsored by AT&T and Mitsubishi Electric

9:00 am

Beach Day – Kayaking, Snorkelling & Beach Games

12:00 pm

Manufacturing Leadership Council Lunch

Members and invited guests

1:00 pm

Manufacturing Leadership Council Meeting

Members and invited guests

4:30 pm

ML Council VIP Tour of Sponsor Marketplace

Council Members receive a sneak peak at the Summit’s innovative technology providers, and introductions by our analyst team.

5:30 pm

‘Round the World’ Opening Reception

Kick off the 10th annual Summit in style! This popular annual networking event is an opportunity to connect and get to know your fellow delegates prior to the start of the program on Wednesday.
Sponsored by AT&T and Louisiana Economic Development

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June 4, 2014

6:30 am

Early Risers Run/Walk or Yoga

Jump start your first day at the Summit with a little exercise, all while getting to know your fellow participants. Choose from a morning run/walk led by a Manufacturing Leadership representative or a 45-minute yoga session led by a certified instructor.

7:00 am

Networking Breakfast

8:05 am

What Will Our Digital World Look Like?

The “digitization” train is speeding down the track, coming full force at the manufacturing industry and every individual and company in it. This mega trend will disrupt and transform the industry, enabling many new opportunities but also presenting unprecedented challenges. How do we navigate our way forward?

  • David R. Brousell

    Global Vice President and Editorial Director, Manufacturing Leadership

8:30 am

Reinventing Industry: Merging Advanced Manufacturing and the Industrial Internet

New waves of technological innovation are transforming global industry by meshing the physical and digital worlds, introducing new processes and materials, and connecting workers, supply chains, and distribution channels in new ways. Learn how these trends are redefining the future of work and driving economic growth and new opportunities.

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Keynote Speaker
  • Marco Annunziata

    Chief Economist and Executive Director, Global Market Insights, General Electric

9:00 am

Are You Ready for Radical Change?

Additive / 3D manufacturing, new software modeling tools, and crowd funding will fundamentally change innovation and production in the manufacturing industry. Hear how these disruptive technologies and trends can benefit your business today and in the years ahead.

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Keynote Speaker
  • Stephen Hoover

    Chief Executive Officer, Palo Alto Research Center (PARC)

9:30 am

Adding “STEAM” to STEM to Prepare the Workforce of Tomorrow

The emphasis in our educational system has long been on STEM—Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. But Art, Design and Creativity will transform our economy in the 21st century just as science and technology did in the 20th century. Learn how some colleges and universities are promoting STEAM over STEM as a way to foment the next Industrial Revolution.

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Keynote Speaker

10:00 am

Think Tanks: Disruptive Technologies & Trends

This series of concurrent Thinks Tanks on disruptive technologies and trends will enable you to engage in a deep dive, interactive discussion on how to take advantage of these developments in your organization.

  • Beyond Connectivity: The New Wave of Intelligent Applications
    Co-hosted by AT&T | ♦ Gulfstream III
  • Enterprise Social Networking: Fostering Corporate-wide Collaboration
    Co-hosted by APRISO, a part of Dassault Systèmes’ DELMIA Brand | ♦ Gulfstream I
  • The Future of How Things Are Designed and Made
    Co-hosted by Autodesk | ♦ Gulfstream II
  • The Internet of Things and the Connected Factory
    Co-hosted by Cisco Systems | ♦ Gulfstream IV
  • Preparing for Tomorrow’s Workforce Today
    Co-hosted by Lexmark | ♦ Gulfstream V

11:00 am

Technology Briefing Sessions & Refreshment Break

These highly targeted, one-to-one meetings will allow you to uncover new opportunities to achieve growth, improve efficiency and bring new products to market faster.
♦ Marketplace (Venetian Ballroom)

12:30 pm

Food For Thought: Roundtable Lunch Discussions

Dine and dish with industry experts—practitioners and solution providers will host a menu of discussions around pressing industry issues.
Sponsored by AT&T, Teradata, E2open, Autodesk and Google
♦ Ponce de Leon Ballroom

1:30 pm

Driving Manufacturing’s Digital Future

The Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII), one of four manufacturing innovation hubs launched as part of President Obama’s National Network for Manufacturing Innovation, will leverage the power of computing, data analytics, intelligent machines, and sensing to drive down the time and cost to take products from concept to production. Hear how DMDII aims to raise the competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing.

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Keynote Speaker
  • Dean Bartles

    Executive Director, Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute

2:00 pm

Presentations by 2014 ML Award Winners

Lessons from selected winners of the 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Awards. What do these innovations mean for your future?

  • Peterbilt Motors Company | Human Centered Design pdficon_large
  • The Boeing Company | ThreatNavigator pdficon_large
  • Card-Monroe Corporation | ColorPoint pdficon_large
  • L’Oreal USA | Holistic Transportation Management pdficon_large
  • Virginia Manufacturers Association | Dream It. Do It. Virginia pdficon_large
  • Greif | DoubleGreen Jerry Can pdficon_large
  • Extreme Networks | Advanced Predictive Analytics pdficon_large
  • S & S Hinge Company | Enterprise Application Transformation pdficon_large
  • Procter & Gamble Co. | Integrated Work Systems pdficon_large

3:00 pm

Rapid Fire Networking and Refreshment Break

Featured companies: Librestream, Motorola Solutions and SheerTrans Solutions

3:30 pm

Technology Viewpoint: Creating a Collaborative and Connected Supply Network

Technology Viewpoint
  • Jeff Gallinat

    Senior Vice President, Global Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain Operations, Cisco Systems, Inc.

4:00 pm

Beyond Gender: Women in Leadership Roles

More manufacturing companies are being started or led by women than ever before, radically altering the landscape of industry leadership and opportunity for both genders. Learn how career development, leadership and communication skills—and cutting-edge ways of running organizations will affect your business—and the entire industry.

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Moderator
  • Allison Grealis

    Director, Women in Manufacturing, Precision Metalforming Association (PMA

Panelists

5:15 pm

Paddy’s Pub

Hosted by Cisco, featuring Tasty Travels!

June 5, 2014

6:30 am

Early Risers Run/Walk or Yoga

7:30 am

Networking Breakfast

8:10 am

Welcome

  • David R. Brousell

    Global Vice President and Editorial Director, Manufacturing Leadership

8:15 am

Driving Innovation at General Motors

GM is a technology-driven company dedicated to designing, building, and selling the world’s best cars. Hear how GM Global Manufacturing Engineering is creating a culture of innovation.

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Keynote Speaker
  • Cathy Clegg

    Vice President, Global Manufacturing Engineering, General Motors

8:45 am

How Breakthrough Materials Speed Time to Market

As a leader in the discipline of Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME), QuesTek has developed and commercialized breakthrough materials and alloys being used in demanding applications. Learn about the vast potential of ICME and the opportunities to accelerate the implementation and manufacturing of new, breakthrough materials via innovation partnerships.

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Keynote Speaker

9:15 am

The New Craftsman: Lessons from the Luxury Fashion Industry

Re-defining the visual and formal language of design, Francis Bitonti Studio uses a blend of computer-driven techniques and cutting-edge manufacturing technologies to realize what has been called by the press “alien” objects and spaces. Experience how the integration of new technologies in computational design, construction, and manufacturing not only defines the future of luxury design, but also points the way for other industry sectors.

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Keynote Speaker

9:45 am

Coffee and Networking Break in The Marketplace

10:00 am

How the “Big Four” Technologies Will Reshape Manufacturing

How will the technology trends of today—cloud, big data, mobile and social—play out in the years ahead? Learn how these trends can be leveraged to advance the business of manufacturing and create both customer and shareholder value.

Moderator
  • Paul Tate

    Research Director & Executive Editor, Manufacturing Leadership Community, Frost & Sullivan

Panelists
  • Arnav Anand

    Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Coleman Fung Institute of Engineering Leadership, University of California, Berkeley
    CEO, Resolution Tube Inc.

  • Brad Martin

    Vice President, Chief Quality Officer, Extreme Networks

  • Paul V. Sikir

    Vice President of Design Engineering, Sub-Zero Inc.

  • Chad Tursi

    Executive Director, Mobile Enterprise, Management and Security, AT&T Advanced Business Solutions

10:45 am

Technology Briefing Sessions & Refreshment Break

These highly targeted, one-to-one meetings will allow you to uncover new opportunities to achieve growth, improve efficiency and bring new products to market faster.

12:15 pm

Lunch and Conversation: Creating Intelligent Products

Top tips every manufacturing company needs to know about successfully embedding intelligent software in their products—from integration to updates, from lifecycle management to cybersecurity.

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  • Ravi Pandit

    Chairman and Group CEO, KPIT Technologies Ltd.

1:15 pm

The Re-shoring Debate: More Nuanced Than Meets the Eye?

An increasing number of big name manufacturers are bringing manufacturing operations back to the U.S. as the costs and complexities of operations overseas rise. But the question of where to build your products is neither black nor white. Hear about the key strategic factors involved in deciding where to locate production facilities today—and in the years ahead.

Moderator
  • Jeff Moad

    Research Director and Executive Editor, Manufacturing Leadership

Panelists

2:00 pm

Presentations by 2014 ML Award Winners

Lessons from selected winners of the 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Awards. What do these innovations mean for your future?

  • Ball Aerospace and Technologies | Integrated Design-to-Manufacturing System pdficon_large
  • Protoplast Inc. | Injection Transfer Blow Technology pdficon_large
  • BMW Manufacturing Company | Building Management System pdficon_large
  • Plastic Molding Technology  |  Building Value Through Sustainability pdficon_large
  • Lockheed Martin Aeronautics | Manufacturing Earned Value Management System pdficon_large
  • Lexmark International Inc. | Configure to Order pdficon_large
  • PACCAR Inc. | Flexible Engine Machining Line pdficon_large
  • Aeroscraft | Rigid Variable Buoyancy Air Vehicle pdficon_large
  • Sub-Zero | New Generation Collaborative Initiative pdficon_large

3:00 pm

Fireside Chat: Weaving M2M Into the Fabric of Business for Innovation

The convergence of two major trends—the Internet of Things and machine-to-machine communications—can enable manufacturers to speed up operations, improve the tracking of assets, and reduce costs, among other benefits. The key to a successful M2M implementation is a company’s ability to integrate collected M2M data into its business processes and make better decisions. This fireside chat will discuss the opportunities and challenges with M2M, and ways that manufacturers can make the best business use of the technology.

Moderator
  • David R. Brousell

    Global Vice President and Editorial Director, Manufacturing Leadership

Panelists
  • Rob Sobie

    Executive Vice President, Healthcare Metro, Emerson Electric

  • Michael Troiano

    Vice President, Advanced Mobility Solutions, AT&T Business Solutions

3:30 pm

Rapid Fire Networking and Refreshment Break

Featured companies: ResolutionTube, iRobot and AT&T Toggle

4:00 pm

Google on Manufacturing: Disrupt Or Be Disrupted

It’s an exciting time to be a manufacturer. Everything—from the clothes we wear to the cars we drive—is becoming connected to the Internet, and opportunities for new products abound. But if you don’t innovate quickly, you risk losing relevance in a highly competitive global market. Learn how manufacturers can optimize operational efficiency, speed new products from idea to profit, and embrace the opportunities of the “Internet of things.”

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Technology Viewpoint
  • Tom Howe

    Senior Enterprise Consultant, Manufacturing, Google Inc.

4:30 pm

Will You Survive—and Thrive—in 2030?

Top winners of the Manufacturing Leadership Awards over the past 10 years will share their insights on the future of manufacturing. Gather insights on the future of production, how companies will be organized, the meaning of leadership, how organizations will be staffed, how innovation will be managed, and where advanced technology will take the industry in the years ahead.

Moderator
  • David R. Brousell

    Global Vice President and Editorial Director, Manufacturing Leadership

Panelists
  • John M. Gercak

    VP, IT, Industrial Sector, Manufacturing Center of Excellence, Eaton Corp.

  • Brad Heath

    CEO, VirTex Enterprises, LP

  • Bob MacIntosh

    President and CEO, Nicolet Plastics, Inc.

  • Terry Smith

    Senior Vice President, Lion Vallen Industries

7:00 pm

The 10th Annual Manufacturing Leadership Awards Gala & Presentation

The Manufacturing Leadership Awards honor companies and individuals that are shaping the future of global manufacturing. All Summit participants are invited to join us as we honor the winners at the annual black-tie gala dinner and awards ceremony.

June 6, 2014 Press Release

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10:00 pm

ML Awards Post Party