Session Descriptions

Wednesday, November 4 - See Program Schedule for session times and location

Registration Opens at 7:30 a.m.

 

Innovation Management System Workshop (8:00 a.m-3:30 p.m.)
You may choose to participate in the full day Innovation Management System Workshop.

 

UW-Stout Technology Lab Tours (2:00-3:30 p.m.)
Explore what's happing at UW-Stout and learn about new technologies to understand how companies like yours are utilizing it in their business. Tours leave from concourse area outside of the Great Hall. 
Two tours will be available:
Tour A) Packaging, Plastics, and Fab Lab
Tour B) Computer Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering.

 

Technology Expo (2:00-5:30 p.m.)

 

Tours of Area Manufacturers (3:30-5:30 p.m.)
Join in a tour of local manufacturers - space is limited, sign up through the registration process.
Two tours will be available:
Tour A)  Silver Spring Gardens, Eau Claire, WI
Tour B)  TBD

 

Manufacturing Works Annual Showcase and Reception (5:30-8:00 p.m.)
Join us for dinner and an evening program hosted by the Manufacturing Works organization supporting manufacturing careers and networking.

Thursday, November 5 - See Program Schedule for times and locations

Registration and networking breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m.

 

Morning Keynote Speaker, TBD (8:30-9:15 a.m.)

 

Morning Technology Presentations and Breakout Sessions (9:30-10:30 a.m. & 10:45-11:45 a.m.)
You may choose to hear snapshop presentations on technology opportunities including what they are, how they can apply to you and how you can gain access to them or participate in sessions focused on innovation and technology.

 

Afternoon Keynote Speaker: Robert Tucker (1:00-2:00 p.m.)

 

Afternoon Technology Presentations, Breakout Session (2:15-3:15 p.m.) 
You may choose to hear snapshop presentations on technology opportunities including what they are, how they can apply to you and how you can gain access to them or participate in sessions focused on innovation and technology.