2015 Annual Manufacturing Network Group Leadership Conference
7:30am - 12:30pm
831 Providence Rd, Malvern, PA 19355 (map)
Optional: $25.00 lunch, $125.00 Golf
Each year DVIRC Network Group members convene for a morning of networking and exceptional presentations by national thought leaders and keynote speakers.
Following breakfast and the morning presentations there is optional networking lunch and a round of golf at White Manor Country Club.
“Today, White Manor is where you will find one of the country’s most beautiful and challenging golf courses. Redesigned and renovated in 2003 by renowned, award-winning course designer, Bobby Weed, the course is highly-rated and appreciated by all who have the pleasure to play here.”
7:30 – 11:45 – Breakfast, Networking, Welcome, Guest Speakers
11:45 – 12:30 – Lunch
12:30 – Golf
Scott Clemons, Managing Director, Brown Brothers Harriman
In this seventh year of a lackluster economic expansion, businesses and investors alike face a multitude of uncertainties, including the pace of future economic activity, the path of interest rates, the health of economies outside the United States and an election with potential implications for policy, regulation and taxes. Join us for a wide ranging consideration of all these trends and more, with a discussion of their likely effect on the business environment
Mario O. Vicari, CPA, Director, Kreischer Miller
Mario will present an update on Pennsylvania state budget issues that impact manufacturers and private capital markets and its effect on transition strategies for owners of private companies.
Jeff Kopenitz, Director of Advanced Manufacturing and Training & Education, DVIRC
Learn where Continuous Improvement (CI) management systems are heading from Jeff Kopenitz, frequent regional and a national speaker on advanced manufacturing best practices. Jeff will discuss the quest of making CI a sustainable means for creating customer and enterprise value.