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GROWING


The Next Generation
of Leaders in Manufacturing

CREATING


Responsive and Sustainable
Factories for The Future

ADOPTING & SCALING


Manufacturing 4.0 Technologies
To Be More Competitive

TRANSFORMING


Silos Into a Collaborative Enterprise For Increased Agility and Accuracy

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07jul11:00 am12:00 pmWHAT’S NEXT FOR MANUFACTURING SERIES - THE RESPONSELessons Learned from Companies on the Front Lines | Members Only11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

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NEW MLC VIRTUAL MEETING SERIES

Date: Tuesday, July 7, 2020 – 11:00 am ET

What’s Nest for Manufacturing? —
Building on the many important issues, future insights, and real-life examples we covered in the special June issue of the Manufacturing Leadership Journal, the MLC has now launched a new series of virtual meetings on the topic of What’s Next for Manufacturing? This exclusive four-part series of one-hour virtual meetings will run throughout July. Each event will focus on front line stories and expert perspectives about the key lessons learned for the future as the industry emerges from the pandemic crisis.

THE RESPONSE:
Lessons Learned from Companies on the Front Lines – real-life examples from MLC leaders on how M4.0 supported rapid response including Dan Grieshaber, Director of Manufacturing Engineering Integration at GM; Vicki Holt, President & CEO of Protolabs; and Dr. Rebecca Teeters, Advance 3M, Strategy and Execution Director at 3M.

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(Tuesday) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

09jul11:00 am12:00 pmDecision Compass Call: Operational ExcellenceCross-Pollinating Operational Excellence in Real Time | Members Only11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

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Operational Excellence —

Thursday, July 9, 2020 – 11:00 am ET
Topic: Cross-Pollinating Operational Excellence in Real Time
Topic Leader: To be confirmed.


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Switzerland: +41 225 4599 78

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14jul11:00 am12:00 pmWHAT’S NEXT FOR MANUFACTURING SERIES - THE RECOVERYHow Manufacturers Are Bouncing Back as the Economy Restarts | Members Only11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET

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NEW MLC VIRTUAL MEETING SERIES

Date: Tuesday, July 14, 2020 – 11:00 am ET

What’s Next for Manufacturing? —
Building on the many important issues, future insights, and real-life examples we covered in the special June issue of the Manufacturing Leadership Journal, the MLC has now launched a new series of virtual meetings on the topic of What’s Next for Manufacturing? This exclusive four-part series of one-hour virtual meetings will run throughout July. Each event will focus on front line stories and expert perspectives about the key lessons learned for the future as the industry emerges from the pandemic crisis.

THE RECOVERY:
How Manufacturers are Bouncing Back as the Economy Restarts – manufacturing recovery strategies in action, plus NAM economic projections from the year ahead, featuring Brad Rick, Director of Manufacturing Operations at Amway; Doug Carson, Assistant President and Director – Business and Product Development at BWI Group; and Chad Moutray, Chief Economist at the NAM.

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(Tuesday) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

16jul11:00 amCritical Issues Insights:Panel | Is Your Culture Ready for AI?11:00 am

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Critical Issue Insights Panel:

Thursday, July 16, 2020 – 11:00 am ET
Panel Topic: Is Your Culture Ready for AI?

Abstract: Experts will give their insights on how manufacturing companies may need to create a more inclusive, data-driven, innovative and collaborative culture to maximize the value of new artificial intelligence technologies as they are adopted across multiple manufacturing activities – from design, to production, to supply chain, to smart products, to demand sensing and more.

Meeting Link: https://www.gotomeet.me/meetmlc

Dial in option:
US: +1 (571) 317-3129
Code: 632-677-949

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United Kingdom: +44 330 221 0088
Australia: +61 2 8355 1050
Austria: +43 7 2081 5427
Belgium: +32 28 93 7018
Canada: +1 (647) 497-9391
Denmark: +45 32 72 03 82
Finland: +358 923 17 0568
France: +33 170 950 594
Germany: +49 692 5736 7317
Ireland: +353 16 572 651
Italy: +39 0 230 57 81 42
Mexico: +52 55 3687 7278
Netherlands: +31 207 941 377
New Zealand: +64 9 280 6302
Norway: +47 21 93 37 51
Spain: +34 932 75 2004
Sweden: +46 853 527 836
Switzerland: +41 225 4599 78

Questions? Contact Leslie McCaffrey, MLMcCaffrey@nam.org

Time

(Thursday) 11:00 am

21jul11:00 am12:00 pmWHAT’S NEXT FOR MANUFACTURING SERIES - THE IMPLICATIONSRethinking Supply Chains and Reshoring |
Members Only
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

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NEW MLC VIRTUAL MEETING SERIES

Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2020 – 11:00 am ET

What’s Nest for Manufacturing? —
Building on the many important issues, future insights, and real-life examples we covered in the special June issue of the Manufacturing Leadership Journal, the MLC has now launched a new series of virtual meetings on the topic of What’s Next for Manufacturing? This exclusive four-part series of one-hour virtual meetings will run throughout July. Each event will focus on front line stories and expert perspectives about the key lessons learned for the future as the industry emerges from the pandemic crisis.

THE IMPLICATIONS:
Rethinking Supply Chains and Reshoring – thought-leading perspectives on the impact for global supply chains and domestic production.

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Time

(Tuesday) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

22jul11:00 am1:00 pmML Virtual Plant Tour: ProtolabsDigital Manufacturing in the Age of Disruption11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST

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Protolabs Virtual Plant Tour

Wednesday, July 22 at 11:00am to 1:00pm EST

Theme: Digital Manufacturing in the Age of Disruption

Join the Manufacturing Leadership Council virtually for an opportunity to take an inside look into multiple Protolabs facilities to learn about its digital approach to manufacturing across multiple processes, including injection molding, CNC machining, sheet metal fabrication, and 3D printing. Additionally, you will have an opportunity to see how Protolabs is able to quickly respond to urgent manufacturing needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and supply chain disruption across many industries. This presentation will give you insights into benefits of adopting a digital manufacturing model as well as building a more resilient supply chain strategy.

Attend this plant tour, which will be followed by a panel discussion on how you can mitigate risk, reduce production costs, and unlock new digitally-enabled business models. Actionable insights to include:

  • What does digital manufacturing look like across different technologies, both subtractive and additive
  • How you can use digital manufacturing to unlock new business models
  • How local and on-demand approach to production protects against supply chain disruption
  • How major medical device providers are accelerating development, commercialization and full production of critical COVID-19 components to get products like ventilators and face shields to market at unprecedented speeds

 

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Time

(Wednesday) 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST

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Vitual

Organizer

Protolabs, Manufacturing Leadership Council MemberADixon@nam.org

23jul11:00 am12:00 pmDecision Compass Call: Supply NetworksAre Localized Supply Chains the New Normal? |
Members Only
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

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Supply Networks Virtual Meeting

Thursday, July 23, 2020 – 11:00 am EDT
Topic: Are Localized Supply Chains the New Normal?
Topic Leaders: To be confirmed.

 

Meeting Link: https://www.gotomeet.me/meetmlc

Dial in option:
United States: +1 (571) 317-3129
Code: 632-677-949

Outside US:

United Kingdom: +44 330 221 0088
Australia: +61 2 8355 1050
Austria: +43 7 2081 5427
Belgium: +32 28 93 7018
Canada: +1 (647) 497-9391
Denmark: +45 32 72 03 82
Finland: +358 923 17 0568
France: +33 170 950 594
Germany: +49 692 5736 7317
Ireland: +353 16 572 651
Italy: +39 0 230 57 81 42
Mexico: +52 55 3687 7278
Netherlands: +31 207 941 377
New Zealand: +64 9 280 6302
Norway: +47 21 93 37 51
Spain: +34 932 75 2004
Sweden: +46 853 527 836
Switzerland: +41 225 4599 78

Questions? LMcCaffrey@nam.org

Time

(Thursday) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

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28jul11:00 am12:00 pmWHAT’S NEXT FOR MANUFACTURING SERIES - LEARNING FOR THE FUTUREA New Phase of Manufacturing Transformation |
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11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

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NEW MLC VIRTUAL MEETING SERIES

Date: Tuesday, July 28, 2020 – 11:00 am ET

What’s Nest for Manufacturing? —
Building on the many important issues, future insights, and real-life examples we covered in the special June issue of the Manufacturing Leadership Journal, the MLC has now launched a new series of virtual meetings on the topic of What’s Next for Manufacturing? This exclusive four-part series of one-hour virtual meetings will run throughout July. Each event will focus on front line stories and expert perspectives about the key lessons learned for the future as the industry emerges from the pandemic crisis.

LEARNING FOR THE FUTURE:
A New Phase of Manufacturing Transformation – exclusive insights on the future of manufacturing from leading members of the MLC’s Board of Governors.

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Time

(Tuesday) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

30jul11:00 am12:00 pmDecision Compass Call: Next Gen Leadership & WorkforceHow to Make a Leadership Business Case for M4.0 Investment | Members Only11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

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Next Generation Leadership & the Changing Workforce —

Thursday, July 30, 2020 – 11:00 am ET
Topic: How to Make a Leadership Business Case for M4.0 Investment
Topic Leader: To be confirmed.

Meeting Link: https://www.gotomeet.me/meetmlc

Dial in option:
United States: +1 (571) 317-3129
Code: 632-677-949

Outside US:

United Kingdom: +44 330 221 0088
Australia: +61 2 8355 1050
Austria: +43 7 2081 5427
Belgium: +32 28 93 7018
Canada: +1 (647) 497-9391
Denmark: +45 32 72 03 82
Finland: +358 923 17 0568
France: +33 170 950 594
Germany: +49 692 5736 7317
Ireland: +353 16 572 651
Italy: +39 0 230 57 81 42
Mexico: +52 55 3687 7278
Netherlands: +31 207 941 377
New Zealand: +64 9 280 6302
Norway: +47 21 93 37 51
Spain: +34 932 75 2004
Sweden: +46 853 527 836
Switzerland: +41 225 4599 78

Questions? LMcCaffrey@nam.org

Time

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Location

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