October 30, 2018 | Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
Grand Rapids, MI
7:15 - 8:00 a.m.
8:00 - 8:15 a.m.
8:15 - 9:00 a.m.
9:00 - 9:45 a.m.
9:45 - 10:00 a.m.
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
11:00 - 11:45 a.m.
11:45 - 12:30 p.m.
12:30 - 1:15 p.m.
1:45 - 2:45 p.m.
2:45 - 3:00 p.m.
Registration and breakfast
Birgit Klohs, President and CEO, The Right Place, Inc.
Press Go on Industry 4.0
Rick Schreiber, National Manufacturing & Distribution Practice Leader, BDO
Keynote | Empowering Mind & Machine: How Industry 4.0 Will Reinvent Life As We Know It
Andy Storm, President and CEO, Eckhart, Inc.
Panel Discussion: The Industrial Internet of Things
Shawn Crowley, Managing Partner, Atomic Object
Scott Sadler, Category Product Manager for Integrated Technology, Steelcase
Rick VandeKopple, VP of Quality and Lean, ADAC Automotive
Greg Nowak, Embedded Software Engineer, DornerWorks
David Carlson, US Manufacturing and Automotive Industry Practice Leader, Marsh
How Manufacturers Can Get Started on Artificial Intelligence
Alison Houston, Manager, Next Gen Manufacturing-Analytics, Ford Motor Company
Lunch Keynote | Digital Disruption: The Future of Work, Skills, and Leadership in the New Industrial World
Dr. Tracey Wilen, Researcher, Global Speaker and Author
Concurrent Breakout Session 1
Developing and Implementing a Connected Product Strategy
Aaron Kamphuis, OST
Everette Binger, Amway
Jeff Kwiatkowski, USF Holland
Ryan Anderson, Teem
Mike Lomonaco, OST
IloT Smart Factories - Leveraging Big Data for Innovation in Manufacturing
MapR Data Technologies
Manufacturing Leadership Driven by 4.0
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Concurrent Breakout Session 2
Productivity and Industry 4.0 - Transforming People, Lean, and Automation
Ryan Crandell, DeWys Manufacturing
Jason Freiburger, GHSP
Joe Dyer, Disher
Real Blockchain Value: Looking Beyond the Hype Cycle
Furious Change and the Culturally Competent Leader
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.