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Innovation & Connection Online

Running March 1 to March 5, 2021

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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
Senior Product and Innovation Leadership
Dr. Ahmed Abukhater
Senior Product and Innovation Leadership
Manufacturing Industry Executive
Michael Walton
Manufacturing Industry Executive
Product Research and Development Manager
Hector Barea
Product Research and Development Manager
VP/CHRO
Stephen Childs
VP/CHRO
VP, Centralized Services
Dr. Marlene Kolodziej
VP, Centralized Services
Lean Deployment & Strategic Planning Manager
Andrew Wheatcroft
Lean Deployment & Strategic Planning Manager
Global Director, Merch Operations
Angie Reynolds
Global Director, Merch Operations
Professor
Dr. Satyandra Gupta
Professor
VP of Molding
Jesper Toubol
VP of Molding
Senior R&D Manager
Stephanie Potisek
Senior R&D Manager
Professor
Thorsten Wuest
Professor
Global Director of Research and Development
Rahul Maharsia
Global Director of Research and Development

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 1

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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    Executive Interview

    Founder & President
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    Doing Well by Doing Good: Manufacturing and Packaging Are Making Big Changes for the Future

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

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

    Continuous Improvement & Innovation
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    Meeting Challenges of Compliance & Regulatory Requirements

    Compliance & Regulatory Requirements
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    Smart Collaborative Robotic Assistants for High Mix Manufacturing Applications

    The Application of Digital Manufacturing
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    Innovation 2020: Lessons From Practice

    Continuous Improvement & Innovation
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    Unlock Innovation and Delivery New Products and Services Through Digital Transformation

    Agile Product, Design, Development, and Innovation
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    All Things Opex and Continuous Improvement in Smart Manufacturing

    Executive Interview
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    Embracing Gen Z – Practical Tips for Leaders Engaging the Gen Z Workforce

    Leadership and Workforce Strategies
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    Culture Rebelution

    Other
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    Agile Product Development

    Agile Product Design Development & Innovation
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    Leveraging Augmented Reality in Today's Post-Pandemic Support Center Plans

    Navigating Through Disruption in Manufacturing
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    Continuous Improvement Culture-Simplified

    Continuous Improvement & Innovation
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    Machining is More Than Geometry

    The Application of Digital Manufacturing
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    From Connected Devices to Smart Factories - Delivering Outcomes From Insights...

    The Application of Digital Marketing

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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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
AST LLC
Avanade
Blankenheim Family of Companies
City of Mesa, Arizona Office of Economic Development
Crean, Inc.
Darktrace
Dassault Systemes
Every Angle
Invest in Flanders
Flexpipe
HMS Networks
iba America
IBM.
IMCO Software
Indeavor
Infor
Kanbanize
Motherson Sumi Infotech & Designs (MSID)
Oklahoma Department of Commerce
Omnae
Parsable
Pelyco
Rever Inc.
Softtek
St. Onge.
steute Technologies
Tacton
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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Attendee Relations Executive

Laurie Takigawa

Attendee Relations Executive
424-421-5149
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Group Content Director

Britt Erler

Group Content Director
424-389-3287
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Content Manager

Amanda Henderson

Content Manager
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Vice President

Marin Silvers

Vice President
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