Schedule Information

2016 Manufacturing Advantage Conference Schedule

 

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

11:00 AM - Welcome, Larry Blackledge

11:15 AM - Lunch

Breakout Sessions:

12:00 PM - Breakout Sessions:

  1. KATA - Sustaining Continuous Improvement, Jeff Uitenbroek
  2. ISO 9001 2015 - Know the Updates, David Ding
  3. Engaging Social Media in Your Enterprise, Kevin Tharp

1:00 PM - Breakout Sessions:

  1. Engaging Young Professionals in the Workplace, Brian Barts
  2. Supplier Score Card & Your Organization, Tom Bugni

2:00 PM - Breakout Session:

  1. Trainer Best Practices for S/M Enterprises, Mike Brami & Others

2:00 - 4:00 PM - Tours:

  1. Stout Lab Tours (Fab Lab, Packaging Lab)
  2. Anderson Window Tour

3:00 PM - Breakout Session:

  1. Virtual Training Systems, Stout Gaming & Reality Works

4:00 PM - Breakout Sessions:

  1. Automation Trends & Career Choices, Rockwell Automation
  2. Faculty & Lab Presentations

5:00 PM - Evening Keynote Speaker

6:00 PM - Social Reception & Technology Showcase

 

Thursday, September 29, 2016

8:30 AM - Welcome, Larry Blackledge

9:00 AM - Message from UW-Stout Chancellor, Robert Meyer

9:35 AM - Morning Keynote Speaker - Rebecca Kleefisch

Breakouts Sessions:

10:30 AM - Breakout Sessions:

  1. Creating Capacity with Lean Tools, UW-Stout MOC
  2. lloT, Rockwell Automation
  3. The Landscape of Additive Manufacturing, Scott Springer

12:00 PM - Lunch & Sponsorship Acknowledgements

Afternoon Breakout Sessions:

1:15 PM - Breakout Sessions:

  1. Robotics & Automation for Today & Tomorrow,  Rockwell & Partners
  2. Cyber Security S/M Enterprises, NIST
  3. ID & 3D Printing, Jennifer Astwood

2:30 PM - Breakout Sessions:

  1. Automation Integrators Forum - Panel Discussion
  2. Digital Smart Manufacturing - Oracle & Rockwell
  3. Equipment Provider Profile Forum - Panel Discussion

4:00 PM - Event Recap & Conclusion