2016 Greater Philadelphia Manufacturing Summit

Manufacturing Summit - October 19, 2016 - Drexelbrook
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Online Registration Closes at 5pm on Friday, October 14, 2016.
Walk-ins Welcome!

Jim Carroll - Keynote Speaker - 2016 Manufacturing Summit

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Jim Carroll

Futurist, Trends & Innovation Expert

A new industrial revolution is happening now!

Jim Carroll will be talking about the renaissance occurring in North American manufacturing.

He will provide deep insights into how organizations are reinventing themselves, and adapting advanced technologies through uniquely creative thinking and innovative leadership.

GUEST SPEAKER SESSION

Adele Ratcliff

Director
International Manufacturing Innovation
U.S. Department of Defense

Ms. Adele Ratcliff is the Director, International Manufacturing Innovation, which is overseen by the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manufacturing and Industrial Base Policy (ODASD(MIBP)). During her tenure in OSD, she has focused on building strong interagency partnerships to address
broad transition of manufacturing issues such as manufacturing readiness and the Advanced Manufacturing Enterprise.

Currently, Ms. Ratcliff leads DOD’s effort in establishing the DOD-led National Institutes for Manufacturing Innovation, now known as Manufacturing USA, outlined in the President’s 2013 State of the Union address.

Adele Ratcliff
United States of America Department of Defense

SESSION TOPICS

Talent / Workforce
Growth Strategies
Operational Excellence

Cyber Security / Risk Management
3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing
Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

SESSION PANELISTS

Keith Rolfe, CFO & Vice President, Aerzen USA

Abby L. Sacunas, ESQ., Member, Cozen O’Connor

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Michael Araten, President & CEO, K’NEX Brands

John Shegda, President,
M&S Centerless Grinding, Inc., Merion Medical

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Thomas S. Breeden, Special Agent, FBI – Philadelphia Cyber Security Division

Robert Shumoski, General Manager, Infiana USA, Inc

ASTM International

Pat A. Picariello, J.D., Cstd, Director, Developmental Operations, ASTM International

Kreischer Miller

Charles Sgrillo, II, Senior Information Security Specialist, Kreischer Miller

Jim Williams, All Points Additive, Former President, Paramount Industries; VP 3D Systems; DVIRC Board of Directors, Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Committee Chair

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Bill Cowan, Tuckahoe Trading, EOS Channel Representative

Lou Librandi, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Susan Mayer, Innovation Advisor, RTI International

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Chris Scafario, Director, Marketing Services, DVIRC

Brenna Sniderman, Senior Manager, Deloitte Center for Integrated Research

Mary Beth Biddle, President, Philadelphia Chapter Society of Women Engineers (SWE); Mechanical Engineer, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company

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JM Hasson, President, HPT Pharma, LLC

Michael Cardone III, CEO, Cardone Industries, Inc.

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Brent Ford, Director of HR, PTR Baler and Compactor Company

Bob Cohen, President, Acme Corrugated Box Company

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Matthew Sullivan, CEO, Dunmore Corporation

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Anuj Singh, Manager, Production Engineering, Leonardo Helicopters

PARTIAL LIST OF EXHIBITORS

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AGENDA

8:00 – 8:50Registration / Breakfast / Networking / Exhibits
9:00 – 9:10 OpeningBarry Miller
President
DVIRC
Welcome Governor Tom Wolf (invited)

Plenary Session – Morning Keynote

9:10 – 10:10Jim Carroll, Futurist
Trends & Innovation Expert and Author
10:15 – 11:00VIP reception

Break Out Sessions

10:30 – 11:30Session A

1) Talent: Transforming Your Culture to Create a Competitive Advantage

Moderator:Donna Butchko, Principal, Leadership Systems, Inc.
Panelists:James F. Logue, Jr., President & CEO
ThermOmegaTech

John Shegda, President
M&S Grinding, Meron Medical

Keith Rolfe, CFO, Vice President
Aerzen USA

2) Strategies for Growth & Profitability

Moderator:Peter Rapp, Vice President, Merit Medical, Inc.
Panelists:Robert Shumoski, General Manager
Infiana USA, Inc.

Michael Araten, President & CEO,
Smart Brands International
KNEX Limited Partnership Group

3) Cyber Security – Mitigating Risks

Moderator:George Mach, CEO, ApexIT Group
Panelists:Charles Sgrillo II,
Senior Information Security Specialist,
Kreisher Miller

Abby L. Sacunas, ESQ, Member,
Cozen O’Connor

Thomas S. Breeden, Special Agent, FBI
Cyber Investigations, Philadelphia Division

GUEST SPEAKER Session

11:45 – 12:15Guest Speaker SessionAdele Ratcliff, Director
International Manufacturing Innovation
U.S. Department of Defense
12:15 – 1:15 Lunch / Networking / Exhibit Hall

Break Out Sessions

1:30 – 2:30Session B

4) Top Line Growth Strategies: Leveraging Market Intelligence

Moderator:Pete Windle, President & CEO, Windle Mechanical Solutions
Panelists:JM Hasson, President,
HPT Pharma, LLC

Chris Scafario, Director, Marketing Services
DVIRC

Susan Mayer, Innovation Advisor,
RTI International (Research Triangle Institute)

5) How to Attract, Retain and Develop Talent – For Manufacturers Using Advanced Technologies

Moderator:Tony Girifalco,
Executive Vice President,
DVIRC
Panelists:Brenna Sniderman, Senior Manager,
Deloitte Center for Integrated Research

Mary Beth Biddle, President,
Philadelphia Chapter Society of Women Engineers (SWE); Mechanical Engineer, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company

Brent Ford, Director of HR,
PTR Baler and Compactor Company

Anuj Singh, Manager,
Production Engineering,
Leonardo Helicopters

6) Leaders of Industry: Multi-Generational Business Leaders

Moderator:Mario Vicari, CPA,
Director, Family-Owned Businesses
Specialty Area Leader, Kreischer Miller
Panelists:Bob Cohen, President,
Acme Corrugated Box Company

Michael Cardone III, CEO
Cardone Industries, Inc.

Matthew Sullivan, CEO,
Dunmore Corporation

Plenary Session

2:30 – 3:30

Additive Manufacturing – Poised for Dramatic Growth

Moderator:Jim Williams, President,
All Points Additive, former President Paramount Industries, Vice President 3D Systems; DVIRC board member, DVIRC Committee Chair, Advanced Manufacturing Technology
Panelists:Lou Librandi, Principal,
Deloitte Consulting LLP

Bill Cowan, Tuckahoe Trading,
EOS Channel Representative 

Pat A. Picariello, Director,
Developmental Operation,
ASTM International
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Tickets – $95 Per Person | 8:00am to 3:30pm

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