Manufacturing Leadership Summit 2019

Videos from the Main Stage

Check out presentations from the 15th Annual Manufacturing Leadership Summit, featuring some of the industry’s top experts on innovation, technology, leadership, and the path through manufacturing’s digital journey.

The Manufacturing Leadership Summit is the premier event for the ideas and trends that matter on the transformation to Manufacturing 4.0. These are the concepts and views that can help to make your business more productive, efficient, and ready to rise to future challenges.

Accelerate the Transformation to Manufacturing 4.0

Building a Coalition to Manufacturing 4.0

David R. Brousell, Manufacturing Leadership Council
Successfully transitioning to Manufacturing 4.0 is not only the responsibility of manufacturing operational leaders. Leaders in all areas must understand and embrace M4.0..

Leadership 4.0

Peter Holicki, Dow Chemical Co. 
What are the essential elements for a company’s Manufacturing 4.0 strategy, and how do you make sure your technology investments will improve your competitiveness?

Innovating for More than 350 Years: How Saint-Gobain Sustains Innovation

Regan Gallo, CertainTeed Corp., Saint Gobain
Learn how a centuries-old company continues to innovate and thrive through the ages.

How 3M is Driving Innovation with M4.0

Dr. Rebecca Teeters, 3M
3M is moving beyond continuous improvement and into leveraging new technologies that will translate to a competitive advantage and operational excellence.

Turning Data into Gold

Sath Rao, Hitachi Vantara
While today’s connected factories are producing mountains of data, it takes the right mix of technology and strategy to turn it into actionable insight.

Lighting the Way to Manufacturing 4.0

Lou Rassey, Fast Radius  
Learn how the only U.S. company to earn the World Economic Forum’s Manufacturing Lighthouse status is successfully embracing digital innovation.

Scaling M4.0 at Stanley Black & Decker

Sudhi Bangalore, Stanley Black & Decker
Enterprise-scale digital transformation is allowing a 176-year-old manufacturer to push the frontiers of productivity and product differentiation.

M4.0: Is the U.S. Keeping Up with Global Competition?

John Fleming, MLC Board of Governors Chairman
Agile and eager overseas competitors are quickly jumping on board with manufacturing’s digital transformation, and U.S. manufacturers must act now if they are to retain a competitive edge.

AI in Manufacturing: Friend or Foe?

Ron Castro, IBM; Brian Evergreen, Microsoft; Roger Thomas, SAS Institute; Tyler Vizek, MxD
Does AI really have the power to transform manufacturing, or does its potential risk to larger society outweigh its benefits?