DVIRC 2019 Summit

TIME & PLACE

October 17, 2019
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks – HALL A
7:30am – 4:30pm

REGISTRATION

$125.00 Per Ticket

Online Registration Closes  – 10/12/19 @ midnight
Walk-ins Welcome!

ABOUT DVIRC

The Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center (DVIRC) is a regional economic development organization with a public purpose – to support the profitable growth of small and mid-sized U.S. manufacturers.

The 4th REVOLUTION

2019 Manufacturing Summit Agenda

7:30 – 8:15

Registration / Breakfast / Networking

8:15 – 8:30

DVIRC Welcome

Tony Girifalco, Executive Vice President, DVIRC

8:30 – 9:30

Keynote

Trevor Moawad

Mark Kapczynski, Vice President, Citizens Bank
Gold Sponsor

9:30 – 10:15

Economic Forecast

Brian Beaulieu, CEO, ITR Economics

10:15 – 10:45

Student Session

Tracee Hunt, President / CEO, Total HR Solutions

Jen Ligo, Vice President of Communications, Philadelphia Society of Women Engineers

Erin Yanus, Continuous Improvement Specialist, New Hudson Facades

10:15 – 11:15

Floor Demonstrations / Exhibits

11:20 – 12:00

GROW:
6 Effective Steps to Promote & Grow Your Business In 2020 and Beyond

Chris Scafario, VP Consulting Operations, DVIRC

IMPROVE:
A Practical and Sustainable Way to Build a High Performing Culture

Bill Kaiser, Vice President, High Performing Culture

LEARN:
How to Build World-Class Leaders & Organizations

J.R. McGee, CEO, X-Stream Leadership Group

11:45 – 1:15

LUNCH

12:15 – 12:30

Defense Sector Business Opportunities:

Michael Freedman, President / CEO, Procurement Professionals, Inc.

1:00 – 1:30  

Tools to Lead Your Business; Strategic Planning and Operations

Paul Tramo, President, Sentinel Processing Systems, Inc.

Don Smullen, Business Solutions Advisor, DVIRC

Kevin Hartsoe, President, Neu Dynamics

1:50 – 2:35

GROW:
Succession Planning & Employee Stock Ownership Plans – Changing Your Life, Your Business, and the Lives of your Employees Forever

Bill Stockwell, CEO, Stockwell Elastomerics Inc.

Mark Steffens, CEO, Airline Hydraulics Corporation

Kevin McPhillips, CEO, Pennsylvania Center for Employee Ownership

IMPROVE:
Factory of the Future – Now, Next and Beyond

Andreas Hassold, I4.0 Connected Industry Consultant, USA – Bosch Rexroth Corporation

LEARN:
Agile Engagement

Donna Butchko, President, Leadership Systems

2:45 – 3:30

GROW:
The Role of Market Research in Profitable Growth

Sylvia Wower, Director, Market & Economic Research, DVIRC

Steve McManus, Innovation Advisor, RTI International

IMPROVE:
Enabling Smart Manufacturing

Julie Santogatta, Auomation Manager, Rumsey 

LEARN:
Continuous Improvement is the ONLY Answer… Change My Mind…

E.J. Lydon, Principal, Prosit Business Consulting, LLC

Alan Shell, Senior Advanced Manufacturing Specialist, DVIRC

Bob Walsh, Plant Manager, Stockwell Elastomerics, Inc.

3:30 – 4:30

Floor Demonstrations / Exhibits

Sign Up in the DVIRC Square for “On-The-Square” Sessions

History of Manufacturing in Philadelphia – 1680 – Post Industrial Revolution!
Jack McCarthy
Sponsored by: PECO
Location: 1784 Square
10:30 – 10:50   ·   11:30 – 11:50   ·   1:30 – 1:50   ·   2:30 – 2:50

Cybersecurity – The Risk of Doing Nothing
Sponsored by: Avanceon
Location: Now Square
10:55 – 11:15   ·   1:45 – 2:05

Student Tower Building Competition
Sponsored by: First Quality Retail Services
Location: First Quality Retail Services Booth
11:30 – 12:00   ·   1:15 – 1:45

  • Makers / Designers / Hardware Entrepreneurs: Innovations in Philadelphia
  • Nick Lang – First Person View (FPV) Drone Race & Demonstration
  • AR / VR Demonstrations
  • Robotic Demonstrations
  • Kreischer Miller – 2019 Manufacturing Survey Results
  • Jack McCarthy – A History of Manufacturing in Philadelphia – 1680 – Post Industrial Revolution
  • Patricia Toth NIST MEP, Cybersecurity Program Manager, Prioritizing National Security
  • George Mach, CEO, Apex IT: Protecting Your Organization against Cyber Attacks

TIME & PLACE

REGISTRATION

October 17, 2019
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks
7:30am – 4:30pm

$125.00 Per Ticket