May 23, 2016

6:30pm - 8:00pm  - Opening Networking Reception

May 24, 2016

7:00am - 8:00am - Networking Breakfast

8:00am - 8:30am - Welcome & Adapting to a New Age of Global Commerce

  • Stephen Gold, President and CEO, MAPI
  • Todd Teske, Chairman, President and CEO, Briggs & Stratton

8:30am - 9:30am - Keynote: Reinventing the Customer Experience and Redefining Distribution

  • Jeff Bowman, Head of Customer eBusiness Marketing & Digital Division, Caterpillar

9:30am - 10:30am - Using Data to Move the Conversation From Cost to Value

  • Facilitated by: Cam Mackey, SVP, Operations & Partnerships, MAPI
  • Todd Snelgrove, VP, Global Value, SKF USA
  • Bo-Inge Stennson, Chief Procurement Officer, SKF Group (former)

10:45am - 12:15pm - Workshops

  • Hidden Bribes & Strip Club Lunches: Using Data to Uncover Compliance Risks
    • Matt Frank, VP, Global Ethics & Compliance Counsel, JCI
    • Julio Razo, Internal Audit Compliance Manager, JCI


  • The Big Data [Rail] Road to Success
    • Facilitated by: Natalie Putnam, VP & GM, Automotive, Aerospace & Industrial Supply Chain Operations, Ryder System
    • Mike Naatz, CIO, Kansas City Southern Railroad


  • Using Data to Make Informed Decisions
    • Facilitated by: David T. Carlson, Senior Vice President, U.S. Manufacturing & Automotive Practice Leader, Marsh USA 
    • Dan Lezotte, Ph.D., Principal, Mercer

12:15pm - 1:30pm - Networking Lunch 

1:30pm - 2:30pm - Keynote: Redefining Innovation and Product Development with FirstBuild

  • Kevin Nolan, CTO, GE Appliances

2:30pm - 3:30pm - Challenging the Status Quo: Making Your Digital Enterprise a Reality

  • Facilitated by: Raj Batra, President, Digital Factory Division, Siemens U.S.
  • Suman Raha, General Manager North America Non-Woven Business, Owens Corning

3:45pm - 5:15pm - Workshops

  • Secure or Not Secure: Understanding, Navigating, and Implementing Industrial Cybersecurity Frameworks, Standards and Best Practices
    • Facilitated by: Rijav Sivarman, VP & Head, Plant Security Services, Siemens Industry
    • Eric Cosman, International Society of Automation Executive Board / Co-Chair, ISA99 Committee
    • Matthew Doan, Senior Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton


  • Unlocking the Value and ROI of Manufacturing 4.0
    • Facilitated by: Steve Shepley, Principal, Deloitte Consulting
    • Marty Hartigan, Principal, Deloitte Consulting


  • Innovation Built on Opportunity Over Technology
    • Facilitated by: Aaron Welling, Managing Director, NewEdge Inc.

6:00pm - 8:00pm - Small Plate Mixer Reception


May 25, 2016

7:00am - 8:00am - Networking Breakfast 

8:00am - 9:00am - Keynote: Is Your Company Ready for Manufacturing's Digital Future?

  • Suzanne Burns, Principal, Spencer Stuart

9:00am - 10:00am - The Real ROI of Inclusion

  • Susan Schmitt, SVP, HR, Rockwell Automation
  • Mara Swan, EVP, Global Strategy & Talent, ManpowerGroup

10:00am - 11am - Will Robots Take Over the World—or At Least Your Job? 

  • David Autor, Professor of Economics, MIT
  • With Interviewer Bill Scanlan, C-SPAN Producer and Host