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Innovation & Connection Online

Running Nov 9 to Nov 13, 2020

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Simona Pappalardo - Senior Director, APQP and Manufacturing Quality

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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
  • COVID-19: Working Through a Global Pandemic
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VP, Boeing Additive Manufacturing
Dr. Melissa Orme
VP, Boeing Additive Manufacturing
VP, Manufacturing Engineering
Jon Hobgood
VP, Manufacturing Engineering
Manufacturing Industry Executive
Michael Walton
Manufacturing Industry Executive
Senior Director, APQP and Manufacturing Quality
Simona Pappalardo
Senior Director, APQP and Manufacturing Quality
VP, Strategic Innovation and Alliances
Behzad Mahdavi
VP, Strategic Innovation and Alliances
VP, Centralized Services
Dr. Marlene Kolodziej
VP, Centralized Services
VP Global Sustainability and Packaging Innovation
Michael Okroafor
VP Global Sustainability and Packaging Innovation
Senior Product and Innovation Leadership
Dr. Ahmed Abukhater
Senior Product and Innovation Leadership
Senior Technical Advisor
Aaron Prather
Senior Technical Advisor
Professor
Dr. Satyandra Gupta
Professor
Lean Deployment & Strategic Planning Manager
Andrew Wheatcroft
Lean Deployment & Strategic Planning Manager
VP of Molding
Jesper Toubol
VP of Molding
Susan Bulkeley Butler Chair in Operations Management
Ananth Iyer
Susan Bulkeley Butler Chair in Operations Management
Managing Director of DCMME & GSCMI
Steve Dunlop
Managing Director of DCMME & GSCMI
Assistant Professor Purdue EMBA Program
Roy Vasher
Assistant Professor Purdue EMBA Program
Director
Dr. Angus McLeod
Director

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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November 9

November 10

November 11

November 12

November 13

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    Additive Manufacturing Advancements at Boeing

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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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    Beyond IIoT, Boosting Operational Excellence

    The Application of Digital Manufacturing
    Managing Director for Industrial and CEO for USA and Canada
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    Culture Rebelution

    Other
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    Exosome, The Next Small Thing: A Winning Strategy for its Commercial Manufacturing

    Other
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    Building A Robot Ready Workforce

    Leadership and Workforce Strategies
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    Embracing Gen Z – Practical Tips for Leaders Engaging the Gen Z Workforce

    Leadership and Workforce Strategies
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    Leveraging Augmented Reality in Today's Post-Pandemic Support Center Plans

    COVID-19: Working Through a Global Pandemic
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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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    Smart Collaborative Robotic Assistants for High Mix Manufacturing Applications

    The Application of Digital Manufacturing
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    Optimizing Team Productivity through Cross-functional Collaboration, Task Focus, and Team Investment

    Leadership & Workforce Strategies
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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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    All Things Opex and Continuous Improvement in Smart Manufacturing

    Executive Interview
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    Innovation 2020: Lessons From Practice

    Continuous Improvement and Innovation
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    From Padlocks to IOT: Master Lock's Keys to Digital Transformation

    Agile Product Design Development & Innovation
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    Agile Product Development

    Agile Product Design Development & Innovation
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    Eliminating Inefficiencies in the Factory of the Future

    The Application of Digital Manufacturing
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    What Steps Should Be Taken in Today’s New Normal of Digital Transformation

    The Application of Digital Manufacturing
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    Product Development in Uncertain Times

    COVID-19: Working Through a Global Pandemic
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    Leading For Excellence

    Leadership & Workforce Strategies
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    Innovation Process and Risk Management: Role of Big Data and Digital Transformation

    Agile Product Design Development & Innovation
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    SMED: Beyond Quick Changeover: Driving value from hidden non productive time

    Plant & Facilities Management
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    A TP^3 Framework to Manage Manufacturing Recovery

    COVID-19: Working Through a Global Pandemic
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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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    Lessons Learned: From Concept to Production

    Continuous Improvement & Innovation
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    From Connected Devices to Smart Factories - Delivering Outcomes From Insights.

    The Application of Digital Manufacturing

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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LOGO Baker Hughes
LOGO Bayer
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Cummins
Dow Chemical Company
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LOGO GM
LOGO Herbalife
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Intel Corporation

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
Dassault Systemes
Every Angle
Invest in Flanders
Flexpipe
HMS Networks
iba America
Kanbanize
Motherson Sumi Infotech & Designs (MSID)
Omnae
Parsable
Pelyco Scope
Softtek
St. Onge Company
steute Technologies
Tacton
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
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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

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