The Red Rock Resort, Las Vegas, NV
May 7-9th, 2017

This event is co-located with

Red Rock Resort, Las Vegas
May 7-9th, 2017

Key Themes

Continuous Improvement
  • Successful Continuous Improvement Strategies
  • Ensuring Sustainability of Programs
  • Workplace Motivation for Continuous Improvement
  • Innovative Application to Lean & Six Sigma Processes
Plant & Facilities Management
  • Automation of Packaging and Filling Operations
  • Manufacturing Execution System- Is it worth it?
  • New Technologies for Plant Optimization
  • How Best to Run an Optimization Project?
Workforce & Talent Management
  • Improving Current Employee Engagement and Productivity Levels
  • Streamlining Production Processes to Reduce Costs and Meet Production Goals
  • How to Attract Millennials into Perceived Lower Tech Manufacturing Careers
  • Skills Needed for Smart Manufacturing
Leadership & Innovation
  • Leadership Planning and Development: Influencing Without Authority
  • Product Development & Innovation: Quality, Intelligent Design, Verification Processes and Return on Investment
  • Best Practices to Enable and Drive Innovation Within Your Teams
  • Risk Management
MFG Technology & Digital MFG
  • Factories of the Future
  • Automated Reporting for Business Metrics
  • Leveraging Technology for Real -Time RCCA (Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action) Events
  • How to Economically “Hook Up” Factory Machines: Low Cost Approach to The Internet of Things

Educational Program

Breakout Presentation

Shared Best Practices in Managing the New Manufacturing Workforce

Breakout Presentation

Leadership Planning and Development: Influencing Without Authority

Breakout Presentation

Staffing and Attracting A-Players

Breakout Presentation

Lean Six Sigma – Deployment from the Middle

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Speakers

Chris Drees
Vice President Global Operations

Mercury Marine

Henri Lee
Vice President of Quality & Service

AIC

Ronald Ward
Vice President Operations

Origlio Beverage

April Young
Director, Operational Excellence

Alcon

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Steering Committee Members

Tom Galligani
Global Vice President - Supply Chain

Future Electronics

Jay Lowy
Chief Operating Officer

The Argen Corporation

Guy Mills
Director Product Supply, Renew Life

The Clorox Company

Tony Lopez
Director of Quality and Process Engineering

New Balance

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Event Schedule

Day 1 Sunday May 7

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome Cocktail Reception/Registration

Day 2 Monday May 8

7:30am - 9:00am
Breakfast Buffet

8:00am - 8:50am
Keynote Presentation

9:00am - 1:00pm
Breakout Track Sessions for Case Studies

9:00am - 1:00pm
Breakout Sessions and Panel Discussions

9:00am - 1:00pm
Targeted Research Meetings

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Gourmet Lunch

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Targeted Research Meetings

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Breakout Sessions and Panel Discussions

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Breakout Track Sessions for Case Studies

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Networking Drinks Reception

7:00pm
Gala Dinner

Day 3 Tuesday May 9

7:30am - 9:00am
Breakfast Buffet

8:00am - 8:50am
Keynote Presentation

9:00am - 12:10pm
Breakout Track Sessions for Case Studies

9:00am - 12:10pm
Breakout Sessions and Panel Discussions

9:00am - 12:10pm
Targeted Research Meetings

12:10pm
Gourmet Lunch

Attending Companies

HP
American Foundry
AMPAC
Amway
Gexpro
Duracell
3M
General Motors
Roche Tissue Diagnostics
Allied Specialty Vehicles
Stratus Technologies
The Argen Corporation
Gilead
Jabil
Flextronics
Dover
Cardinal Health
Cooper Standard

Sponsors at IMPACT

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