Monday, February 24
What you need to know about the emerging workforce
Eric Chester, Work Ethic Expert, Reviving Work Ethic Inc.
What's Ahead, Anyway?
Bill Wood, Founder, Mountaintop Economics & Research Inc.
Rapid Prototyping Molds for Speed to Production
Ryan Duffey, Vice President, Plastic Components Inc.
The Reshoring Reality
Harry Moser, Founder & President, The Reshoring Initiative
Manufacturing in America: GE's Appliance Park
Lou Lenzi, Director, Industrial Design, GE Appliances
Reshoring: How press rates compare
Ted Morgan, Sr. Consulting Manager, Plante Moran
Jeff Mengel, Partner, Plante Moran
Reshoring: Challenges & Future Outlook
Laurie Harbour, President & CEO, Harbour Results Inc.
Reshoring: View from the tool room
Mike Zacharias, President, Extreme Tool & Engineering
Update: Support Plastics USA
Bob Schiavone, Global Marketing Director, R&D/Leverage
Tuesday, February 25
Domestically Global: The Manufacturing Movement
Melanie Hart, President and CEO, Tsuchiya North America
Greenfielding a site in India: lessons learned
Kamini Pahuja, CEO, Alloy Polymers Inc.
Protecting intellectual property in China
Dan Harris, Founding attorney & lead author, China Law Blog, Harris Moure pllc
Sophisticated supply chain management
Bill Michels, President, ADR North America LLC
Rob Comeau, CEO, Business Resource Center Inc.
Financial tools for manufacturers
George Muhoray, Business development manager, Plastics & Packaging, EverBank Commercial Finance Inc.
R&D Tax Incentives
Michael Devereux, Director, Manufacturing & Distribution Services, Mueller Prost PC