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Industry Leading Solution Providers
Meet One2One with the partners best suited to tackle your unique challenges.
Over 30 Speakers
Learn from the leaders driving operations innovation in our rapidly evolving climate.
Enjoy complimentary gifts on us, simply for taking part and exploring innovation in your sector.
Using the same data-driven matching logic as our in-person events, we take the legwork out of finding new partners. Meet directly with companies vetted specifically for you to confidently tackle your challenges, within your budget and time frame. There is a minimum of 6 meetings, and no maximum.
The challenge of digital is no exotic location, no 5-star dining, and no face time. But we do have a quite brilliant system tconnecting you with the right people and rewarding you for it. Take all 6 solution provider meetings and we’ll thank you generously. Being a business leader is tough, especially at the moment; you’re well-deserving of an exceptional experience, no matter the limitations.
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LEGO (Business Services) is building a Culture of Operational Excellence in a very LEGO way including storytelling to build understanding and connection – Swamp to Summit, change management does exist and why it is difficult and the BSO Journey so-far and what comes next…
Manufacturers are finding amazing value leveraging technology to accelerate innovation cycles and deliver new products and services. Some such examples have reduced innovation cycle times by as much as 35% and decreased cost of NPI similarly. Imagine company revenue being reduced by as much as 40% due to the impact of the pandemic only to emerge rapidly with new product lines that fill the revenue gap at an even greater profitability prior to the pandemic. Lets discuss how this is being done.
Innovation is all about creating measurable, quantifiable, and demonstrable value to both your customer and business. It is your ability to build the right product, for the right market, build it right with the right tools, processes and resources, and build it fast so you do not miss the market window. This presentation will introduce the innovation ecosystem and provide valuable lessons from practice to help you establish an effective culture of innovation to reward the right behavior with a maniacal focus on the customer.
Packaging Hall of Famer Dr. Michael Okoroafor sits down to chat about the current state of the manufacturing industry and what we need to consider moving forward. Prior to COVID, the trend in the manufacturing industry was how big could you get with your manufacturing infrastructure. Now as we learn to adapt, it’s important to have a nimble and flexible agile manufacturing structure and a digital platform to align processes.
Providing information / experiences to fellow Tier 1 suppliers that can help them navigate the design and development process for “Build to Print” suppliers for the automotive industry. Giving participants some key steps to follow when working with a OEM on a new development in hopes that they can improve their process and have successful launches of their product.
In this presentation, Dr. Marlene R. Kolodziej, DBA, ITIL, VP, Centralized Services, Ricoh USA, Inc. will discuss how Augmented Reality (AR) is one silver lining that has come from the pandemic and is allowing for a superior customer experience, despite the limitations of not being able to complete in-person service calls. She’ll also detail how people, technology, knowledge and process play into the delivery of a business continuity plan and use Ricoh’s response to the pandemic as an example of what worked, while also sharing lessons learned.
Methodology like ‘3×5 why’s’ and ‘Prevent Protect Predict’ have been long established, but organizations still struggle today to get to the bottom of systemic root causes that slow down their programs, cost them money and ultimately can break the trust relationship with their consumers and their brand image. So, how can we better leverage data that already exist in organizations to shift the focus on fixing their systemic problems once and for all? And most importantly, what can leaders with no quality background learn from these quality techniques and how can they use them to turn their functions in learning and innovative organizations?
This presentation will provide an overview of technologies that enable robots to (1) program themselves, (2) efficiently learn from the observed performance, (3) safely operate in the presence of uncertainty, (4) appropriately call for help during the execution of challenging tasks, and (5) effectively communicate with humans. The use of a team of smart robotic assistants can significantly improve human productivity and eliminate the need for human involvement in tasks that pose risks to human safety. In high-mix application areas, production volume may not be high. Therefore, justifying capital expenditure based on return on investment is often challenging. robot as a service model is eliminating the need for upfront capital expenditure in deploying robots.
In an increasingly competitive environment, how do you boost your team’s productivity while retaining top talent? In this presentation we will explore how to align at multiple levels to improve your team’s engagement, efficiency, and outcomes. Working across your organization to understand the landscape to increase your team’s ability meet organizational expectations • Challenging work tasks to focus your team on the right activities to increase your team’s ability to deliver • Investing in your individual team members success through coaching, professional development, and opportunity to increase team member satisfaction.
Learn more about what is most important to make sure professionals get the best results and about how the future of the Opex and CI is about smart manufacturing and digitalization.
In 2030 Gen Z employees will be over a third of the workforce. These early career employees need to be engaged differently from the generations before. Hear the perspective of a leader of teams that has hired over a hundred Gen Z engineers. Walk away from this presentation with practical guidance to improve the effectiveness of your engagement of Gen Z employees!
Agility is necessary to be successful in R&D product development. We can learn this from taking a look at case studies of successful companies over time and how they’ve remained relevant as society changes. Agility, however, is usually associated with a small size, so how does a large company remain agile? Dow Inc. has successfully delivered new innovations in short times as demonstrated by its response to the pandemic with the development of PPE for the medical industry. In addition to examining the critical elements which made that possible, I will discuss my experience on leading the team through changing times and discuss 7 key components I found critical for agile product development.
In today’s new norm of Digital Transformation what are the steps that should be taken to ensure you are moving in the right direction and if your investments are paying dividends. You need to evaluate these investments, regain control of the implementation processes, ensure you are building the necessary business case and review the role of IT and how it fits with today’s environment.
Porex has implemented a robust Front End of Innovation process that has helped generate numerous valuable and novel ideas in a short period of time. At the same time, we have also focused heavily on the Back End of Innovation to ensure proper selection of ideas for project execution while minimizing risk to the business. Our vision is to execute these projects at maximum speed and minimum risk through a combination of traditional risk management strategies (project management) as well as through digital transformation and Data Analytics.
Successfully transitioning new product concepts from research and development to production requires effective collaboration across the complete supply chain. In this presentation, we look at lessons learned to avoid potential pitfalls that might hinder new product introduction. Areas of discussion include tools, problem definition and communication. COVID-19 business impact is briefly reviewed.
Leadership growth on a daily basis is essential for every company and industry to thrive in an ever-changing business environment. The focus of this presentation is to discuss how business leaders must adapt to the new norm by mastering their own mindset, leading effectively with virtual teams, and leading for a long-term legacy. By raising the level of our own leadership, all other direct and indirect associates will rise to new levels.
Continuous Improvement has never been more important as the world events and business climate changes daily. Having worked in big business, small business and even non profits, successful continuous improvement depends on a company culture shift towards constant innovation. Without the culture change, it becomes the flavor of the month and fades away quickly. Simple steps and tools towards implementation helps ensure sustainment. Utilizing these tools and more importantly a system of checks and balances will ensure continuous improvement is embedded into your company’s culture for years to come.
Manufacturing technology for cost-effective part production is critical to the US economy. A key process for fabricating parts from nearly any material with high accuracy and surface integrity is machining, or material removal using a defined cutting edge. The introduction of computer numerical control (CNC) for machining centers enabled a digital approach, where the desired part is defined by a solid model using computer-aided design (CAD) software. The CNC commands to produce this part are then generated using computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software. While this is a key capability with continued advancements, the primary focus on geometry neglects key physical considerations that must be addressed for cost-effective and reliable manufacturing performance. This presentation will discuss these issues, including vibration during the machining process and its influence on part quality.
Practical implementation of digital technologies in manufacturing has never been a clean or easy business….. but we’ve all been doing it for years. Everyone has a brownfield footprint of investments & technologies that have evolved over time. We have lots of connected devices. Lots of disparate systems. How do we deliver real business outcomes rather than insights in isolation?
IMPACT is invitation-only for operations executives. Exclusivity lets us cater to your specific challenges and keep you in the company of the leaders driving progress in your field.
We only work with the best in class. All solution providers are thoroughly vetted, and matched to you based on your specific challenges and current projects.
IMPACT Virtual Summit is the digital counterpart to the invitation-only summit for operations executives. IMPACT bridges you to the information and solutions most relevant to your top priorities.
IMPACT Virtual Summit is unique in its ability to connect you to qualified solution providers. Our partners are willing to cover the cost of your attendance, in order to gain access to such an exclusive audience.
Your virtual pass includes:
– All sessions and their recordings
– 6-8 one-on-one meetings with vetted solution providers, specifically matched to you
– £300-£500 in gifts upon meeting completion
Based on the details of your registration, we carefully select at least 6 best-fit solution providers for you to meet with. Each meeting is 30 minutes long and focused on solving a specific priority you have listed. Once completed, you’re eligible to receive a gift package. All meetings will take place on Zoom and all logistics are handled for you!
We are looking for executives with genuine needs for new solutions and buying influence or authority. Invitations are extended to C-level executives, SVPs, VPs, Directors and Managers within all functions of Manufacturing, Operations and Research and Development.
Yes! But only for your One2Onemeetings. The summit sessions, however, will all be available to you on demand to watch at your leisure, anytime, any place.
There’s a lot of reasons to attend! For starters, IMPACT Virtual Summit is the only online event customised to help you with your current challenges. You’ll learn from industry veterans and connect to the solutions you need. Your time is valuable and sticking to your budget is more important than ever. IMPACT is designed to help you maximise your time and money for the best possible results.