Manufacturing Leadership Forum, USA

Prepare your business for the new era of manufacturing

Control the present

Actionable insights on performance excellence from industry leaders

Create the future

Learn from innovators and disruptors to get set for
Industry 4.0

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Manage the transition

Strategic leadership ideas to move from the present to the future

Key speakers

Learn from industry’s biggest successes, game-changers, innovators and disruptors

TODD RASH

Vice President Operations

KEGAN FISHER

CEO & Co-Founder, 30 Under 30 Forbes

JOHN FLEMING

Former EVP of Global Manufacturing

MICHELE RAGLIN

GM Strategic Management

Jay Rogers

CEO & Co-Founder Local Motors

SU RANKIN

Senior Vice President Operations

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Excellence in Execution

Integrating Manufacturing With Supply Chain Efficiencies

Todd Rash, Vice President Operations, BAE Systems

Workforce Diversity in the Millennial Generation - What is America Doing to Strengthen Ethnic and Gender Diversity?

Michele Raglin, GM Strategic Business Management, Toyota

Innovation & Strategy

DRIVEN TO BE DIFFERENT: COLLABORATIVE DIRECT DIGITAL MANUFACTURING AT LOCAL MOTORS

Jay Rogers, CEO & Co-Founder, Local Motors

The Disruptive Consumer Supply Chain – How homegrown US innovation and talent is forging a path for growth in consumer services

Dale Easdon, Chief Operating Officer, Snap Kitchen

Leadership & Culture

The Skills Gap at the Top: The Case for Advanced Education in Manufacturing

Prof. David Hardt, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Innovation Acceleration: Ideas, Methods and People or Need for Speed: Building a Global Culture of Innovation

Jose Pires, Global Vice President & Director, Business & Operational Excellence, Black & Veatch

Excellence in Execution

Accelerating Innovation: High Performance Computing for Manufacturing

Dr Jeff Roberts, Director, Advanced Energy Technologies, LLNL, Department of Energy

Manufacturing Technology Innovation , A New Paradigm For Collaborative Partnerships And Technology Deployment

Jon Riley, Senior Vice President, Technology, National Center for Manufacturing Sciences

Innovation & Strategy

Change Is Good – But How Much Change Is Good?

Adrian Oprescu, Vice President Engineering, Frontier Wind

Shifting The Paradigm: Approaching Innovation With a Futurist Vision

Francis Bitonti, Founder & CEO, Studio Bitonti

Leadership & Culture

Embracing Digital Transformation for Manufacturing Optimization

John Fleming, Former EVP of Global Manufacturing & Labor Affairs, Ford

Is Leadership Ready For The Fluid, Digital & Competitive Landscape We Are Facing?

Gustavo Lopez Ghory, Former Vice President Product Supply – Global Manufacturing, Procter & Gamble

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Attendees

Manufacturing Leadership Forum, USA is where more than 100 senior members of the Manucore community gather to debate, share ideas and network

MANUCORE COALITION: THE HEART OF OUR MISSION

Among the most senior members of our community, these leaders set Manucore’s direction and inspire new ideas

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Partners

We’re proud to bring together some of the industry’s leading and most innovative solutions with service providers to address the needs of our Manucore network

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Venue

Hyatt Regency North Houston

Located in the heart of the North Houston Business District and a short drive from George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Hyatt Regency North Houston is a modern hotel for business and leisure travelers from around the world. Just a short drive from Houston’s most exciting attractions and major businesses, our hotel features 335 spacious rooms and suites, a full-service restaurant and lounge, 24-hour business center, state-of-the-art fitness center, free Wi-Fi access.

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Hyatt Regency North Houston
425 N Sam Houston Parkway East
Houston

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Manufacturing Leadership Forum, USA
November 7-8, 2017 – Houston, Texas