Interactive & Highly Collaborative Content

Schedule-at-a-glance is preliminary and will be updated as information becomes available.

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Monday, 6/11/18 | MANUFACTURING LEADERSHIP COUNCIL DAY*

*Please note this is for Manufacturing Leadership Council Members Only

8:00 AM


Manufacturing Leadership Council Day Breakfast

8:45 AM


Manufacturing Leadership Council Progress Report

9:30 AM


Open Forum

10:30 AM


Networking & Refreshment Break

11:00 AM


Review of Critical Issues and Decision Compass Group Meetings

12:00 PM


Lunch

12:45 PM


2017 Critical Issues Agenda – Introduction

1:00 PM


Critical Issues Agenda – Survey and Call Results

1:30 PM


Critical Issues Agenda – Council Member Debate & Vote

2:45 PM


Networking & Refreshment Break

3:00 PM


Critical Issues Agenda – Council Member Debate & Vote Continues

3:30 PM


Delivering on the New Critical Issues Agenda

4:45 PM


2017 Manufacturing Leadership Council Meeting Concludes

5:00 PM


VIP Exhibit Hall Guided Tour

6:00 PM


Welcome Networking Reception

NETWORKING DAY*
*Please note this is for Non-Members and Summit Sponsors/Attendees

3:00 PM


Sponsor Workshop & Orientation

5:00 PM


VIP Exhibit Hall Guided Tour

6:00 PM


Welcome Networking Reception

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Tuesday, 6/12/18 | General Session, Networking And Exhibition

7:15 AM


Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Exhibition

8:00 AM


WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS – Picking Up the Pace for Manufacturing 4.0

8:20 AM


KEYNOTE– Manufacturing 4.0 Transformation in Action

8:50 AM


NAVIGATING THE MANUFACTURING LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

9:00 AM


CASE STUDY – Data Breach: Surviving a Cyber Attack

9:30 AM


Networking, Refreshment, and Exhibition Break

10:00 AM


Manufacturing Leadership Award Winners Spotlight

10:40 AM


Briefing Sessions, Networking, Refreshments, and Exhibition Break

12:20 PM


Session to Session Travel Time

12:25 PM


Food For Thought: Networking Roundtables
Practitioners and solution providers host a menu of luncheon roundtable discussions on pertinent industry issues. Dine and dish with industry experts. The list of roundtable discussion topics will be available on-site.

1:25 PM


Session to Session Travel Time

CHOOSE BETWEEN FIVE DIFFERENT COLLABORATION ZONES:
Customize your agenda! Stay the course with one zone or bounce around to others. All collaboration zones are Power-Point Free, participant-driven discussions featuring creative thinking and idea generation.

Zone 1. Next Generation Leadership
Zone 2. Transformative Technologies
Zone 3. Digital Collaboration
Zone 4. Operational Excellence
Zone 5. Digitizing the Supply Chain

1:30 PM


Concurrent Collaboration Zones – ThinkTanks

Expert-led ThinkTanks capture the power of all participants’ voices, insights and experiences via group discussion and exploration of the issue at hand.

Choose one of the following zones

Zone 1. Competing for Digital Talent
Zone 2. Leveraging AI and Machine Learning for Competitive Advantage
Zone 3. Creating the Digital Thread
Zone 4. A Manufacturing 4.0 Roadmap for Legacy Assets
Zone 5. Using the IoT to Elevate Supply Chain Visibility

2:30 PM


Session to Session Travel Time

2:35 PM


CASE STUDY – Embarking on the Manufacturing 4.0 Journey

3:05 PM


Networking, Refreshment and Exhibition Break

3:35 PM


EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS – Does Your Leadership Team Need a Manufacturing 4.0 Makeover?

4:05 PM


PANEL DISCUSSION – Driverless Cars: An Upheaval in Manufacturing?

4:35 PM


Day One of the Summit Program Concludes

5:15 PM


Cocktail Reception

7:30PM


Manufacturing Leadership Council Board of Governors Dinner *Board Members Only

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Wednesday, 6/13/18 | General Session, Networking And Exhibition

6:30 AM


Early Risers Run/Walk

7:30 AM


Continental Breakfast and Exhibition

8:10 AM


The Manufacturing Leadership Summit Reconvenes and Manufacturing Leadership Council Member Recognition

8:20 AM


KEYNOTE – Leveraging Analytics for a New Competitive Advantage

8:50 AM


EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS– New Roles & Skills in a Manufacturing 4.0 Era

9:20 AM


Networking, Refreshment, and Exhibition Break

9:50 AM


Manufacturing Leadership Award Winners Spotlight

10:30 AM


Briefing Sessions, Networking, Refreshments, and Exhibition Break

12:10 PM


Session to Session Travel Time

12:15 PM


Food For Thought: Networking Roundtables

Practitioners and solution providers host a menu of luncheon roundtable discussions on pertinent industry issues. Dine and dish with industry experts. The list of roundtable discussion topics will be available on-site.

1:15 PM


Session to Session Travel Time

1:25 PM


Concurrent Collaboration Zones – ThinkTanks

Expert-led ThinkTanks capture the power of all participants’ voices, insights and experiences via group discussion and exploration of the issue at hand.

Choose one of the following zones

 

Zone 1. How to Lead and Inspire a Collaborative Organization
Zone 2. Harnessing AR/VR for Manufacturing 4.0
Zone 3. Using Digital Twins to Optimize the Value Chain

Zone 4. Optimizing Assets through Predictive Maintenance
Zone 5. Will Blockchain Transform Your Supply Network?

2:25 PM


Session to Session Travel Time

2:30 PM


Networking, Refreshment and Exhibition Break

2:50 PM


PANEL DISCUSSION – Emerging Technologies Acceleration: Spotlight on Manufacturing Startups

3:20 PM


CAPSTONE KEYNOTE

4:00 PM


13th Annual Manufacturing Leadership Summit Concludes

14TH ANNUAL MANUFACTURING LEADERSHIP AWARDS GALA

6:30 PM


Manufacturing Leadership Awards Cocktail Reception

7:45 PM


Manufacturing Leadership Awards Presentation and Banquet

10:00 PM


Manufacturing Leadership Awards Post-Gala Toast & Photo Opportunity