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Innovation & Connection Online

Running March 1 to March 5, 2021

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Donzel Legget - VP, Global Manufacturing Excellence

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The power of IMPACT is now at your fingertips

We’ve hosted 100s of in-person summits, brought together countless executives, facilitated 10,000s of news partnerships, and transformed the manufacturing and R&D landscape. Now, we’re doing it all online.

  • The Best Solution Providers

    Meet one-on-one with the partners best suited to tackle your unprecedented challenges.

  • Over 30 Speakers

    Learn from the leaders driving manufacturing innovation in an ever-changing climate.

  • Exclusive Swag

    Since it isn’t quite safe to treat you to a high class hotel, enjoy some high class swag.

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Meet one-on-one with the partners ready for your new challenges

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.

Hear what industry leaders have to say about today’s new complexities

Key Themes

  • Leadership & Workforce Strategies
  • Continuous Improvement & Innovation
  • Plant & Facilities Management
  • The Application of Digital Manufacturing
  • Agile Product, Design, Development & Innovation
  • Digital Transformation of Manufacturing/R&D
  • Risk Management & Cost Containment
  • Compliance & Regulatory Requirements
  • Navigating Through Disruption in Manufacturing
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Director of Service and Performance Management
Pete Evans
Director of Service and Performance Management
VP of Engineering – Automotive Division
Robb York
VP of Engineering – Automotive Division
Founder & President
Allison Grealis
Founder & President
VP, Global Manufacturing Excellence
Donzel Legget
VP, Global Manufacturing Excellence
VP, Global Quality
Shekhar Khandekar
VP, Global Quality
Product Research and Development Manager
Hector Barea
Product Research and Development Manager
Senior Innovation Leader, Operations
Ron Norris
Senior Innovation Leader, Operations
Senior Vice President Operations
Neil Neresian
Senior Vice President Operations
US Market CEO & Global Managing Director - Industrial
Beni Lopez
US Market CEO & Global Managing Director - Industrial
Digital Transformation Vice President
José Tam
Digital Transformation Vice President
Industry Solution Director - Manufacturing
Greg Vigil
Industry Solution Director - Manufacturing
VP, Global Manufacturing Excellence
Donzel Leggett
VP, Global Manufacturing Excellence
Senior Product and Innovation Leadership
Dr. Ahmed Abukhater
Senior Product and Innovation Leadership
VP, Global Manufacturing and Sourcing
Douglas Krauss
VP, Global Manufacturing and Sourcing
Senior R&D Manager
Stephanie Potisek
Senior R&D Manager
VP, Centralized Services
Dr. Marlene Kolodziej
VP, Centralized Services
VP Global Sustainability and Packaging Innovation
Michael Okoroafor
VP Global Sustainability and Packaging Innovation
VP/CHRO
Stephen Childs
VP/CHRO
Senior Director, APQP and Manufacturing Quality
Simona Pappalardo
Senior Director, APQP and Manufacturing Quality
VP, Engineering
Jon Hobgood
VP, Engineering
Manufacturing Industry Executive
Michael Walton
Manufacturing Industry Executive
Senior Technical Advisor
Aaron Prather
Senior Technical Advisor

Reward yourself with the perks of the job

The challenge of digital is no exotic location, no 5-star dining, and no face time. But we do have a quite brilliant system to reward you with SWAG. Take all 6 solution provider meetings and we’ll thank you generously. Climbing the ranks is hard; you’re well-deserving of an exceptional experience, no matter the limitations.

The IMPACT Virtual Summit Schedule

Watch it when it’s released, or later on demand. Your experience is up to you.

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March 2

March 3

March 4

March 5

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    Building a Culture of Operational Excellence

    Leadership and Workforce Strategies
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    Optimizing Smart Manufacturing for Low Touch Economic Disruption

    Navigating Through Disruption in Manufacturing
    US Market CEO & Global Managing Director - Industrial
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    Building Your Community with Women in Manufacturing

    Leadership & Workforce Strategies
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    How Atlas Copco Delivers Customized Orders With Speed and Improved Their Customer's Buying Experience

    Other
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    Transforming "it".

    Continuous Improvement & Innovation
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    A New Vision for Technician Productivity With Mixed Reality: Featuring Lockheed Martin

    Other
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    Navigating Through Disruption

    Navigating Through Disruption in Manufacturing
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    Beyond the PLC: A More Advanced Approach to Industrial Control and IIoT

    Other
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    “Navigating the Development Game” as a Build to Print Supplier for OEM’s

    Agile Product Design Development & Innovation
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    Inspire for Breakthrough World Class Performance

    Leadership & Workforce Strategies
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    Innovation - No, Thanks. We Are Too Busy

    Agile Product, Design, Development, and Innovation
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    Innovation Software and Online Resources Review

    Continuous Improvement & Innovation
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    Innovation: Lessons Learned From Practice

    Continuous Improvement & Innovation
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    Handling Culture Challenges While Implementing Lean

    Executive Interview
    VP, Global Manufacturing and Sourcing
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    Implementing MES and Industry 4.0 in the Plant--How to

    Continuous Improvement & Innovation
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    Meeting Challenges of Compliance & Regulatory Requirements

    Compliance & Regulatory Requirements
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    Agile Product Development

    Agile Product Design Development & Innovation
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    Operational Metrics; The What, Why, Which and How's

    Continuous Improvement and Innovation
    VP, Operations and Supply Chain
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    Leveraging Augmented Reality in Today's Post-Pandemic Support Center Plans

    Navigating Through Disruption in Manufacturing
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    Fourth Industrial Revolution and Digital Transformation: Mutually Inclusive new theory of Survival of the Fittest

    Digital Transformation of R&D
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    Unlock Innovation and Deliver New Products and Services thru Digital Transformation

    Agile Product Design Development & Innovation
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    "Predict, Protect, Prevent" and What We Are Still Missing in the Identification of Systemic Root Causes

    Continuous Improvement & Innovation
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    Embracing Gen Z – Practical Tips for Leaders Engaging the Gen Z Workforce

    Leadership & Workforce Strategies
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    Importance of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

    Leadership & Workforce Strategies
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    Building A Robot Ready Workforce

    Leadership & Workforce Strategies
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    From Padlocks to IOT: Master Lock's Keys to Digital Transformation

    Agile Product Design Development & Innovation
    VP, Connected Products
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    Doing Well by Doing Good: Manufacturing and Packing Are Making Big Changes for the Future

    OTHER
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    Culture Rebelution

    Other

Attendees

IMPACT is invitation-only for manufacturing and R&D executives. Exclusivity lets us cater to your specific challenges and keep you in the company of the leaders driving progress in your field.

Attendees

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IBM HR
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H&M
Honeywell
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General Motors
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Proven Solution Providers

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.

Solution Provider Lists
ARCO
AST LLC
Avanade
Bistel
Bright Machines
CHAMPS Analytics
CODESYS Corporation
Crean, Inc.
Darktrace
Dassault Systemes
FTE Performance Consulting
IBM
Indeavor
Infor
Integral Strategic Solutions
Oklahoma Department of Commerce
Poka
Predictronics Corp
PTC
Rever, Inc.
Softtek
St. Onge Company
Tacton
Traction Guest
VKS - Visual Knowledge Share
Xometry

About IMPACT Virtual Summit

IMPACT Virtual Summit is the digital counterpart to the invitation-only summit for manufacturing and R&D executives. IMPACT bridges you to the most efficient solutions and information for your crowning priorities.

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Have Questions?

We’ve answered a few FAQs to get you started. Still have questions? Please don’t hesitate to reach out!

Our Team
Conference Director

Robert Scolaro

Conference Director
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Operations Manager

Fesa Berenc

Operations Manager
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Attendee Relations Executive

Laurie Takigawa

Attendee Relations Executive
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Group Content Director

Britt Erler

Group Content Director
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Content Manager

Amanda Henderson

Content Manager
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Vice President

Marin Silvers

Vice President
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