Forming Our Future

Forming Our Future

Schedule

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

PMA Staff Office

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Executive Committee Dinner

 

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

PMA Staff Office

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Executive Committee Meeting

2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Registration Opens

5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.

First Timers’ Reception

  • By Invitation Only
  • All first-time attendees are invited to this welcome reception to connect with other first timers as well as members of PMA’s Executive Committee, PMA Board Members and their spouses.
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Early Arrivals Reception

All Forming Our Future participants are invited to this reception to get together with old friends and meet new connections. Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and great conversation in a relaxed and informal setting before the conference officially begins the following day.
 

Thursday, March 7, 2019

6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

PMA Staff Office

6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Registration

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Office of the Chair Breakfast and Meeting

8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

2018/2019 PMA Board of Directors Breakfast and Meeting

(Breakfast to be served at 7:30 a.m.)
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

PMA Distinguished Leaders Lunch

(Past Chair)
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

PMA Distinguished Leaders Lunch

(First Lady & Gent)
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

VIP Private Meet and Greet

  • By Invitation Only
  • Register by 1/18/19 and be entered into VIP Meet and Greet Drawing (20 Invitations)
Jason Chaffetz Former U.S. Congressman (UT) and Chairman of Oversight & Government Reform Committee
1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Forming Our Future General Session to Commence with Opening Remarks

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

REFRESHMENT BREAK

3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Keynote on The Future of Making in Manufacturing

Tom Wujec Founder, The Wujec Group
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

VIP Private Meet and Greet

  • By Invitation Only
  • Register by 1/18/19 and be entered into VIP Meet and Greet Drawing (20 Invitations)
Tom Wujec Founder, The Wujec Group
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

PMAEF FOUNDING MEMBERS' AND C4MT DONOR RECEPTION

By Invitation Only
6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

CHAIRMAN’S “WILD HOGS” THEMED DINNER

Watch the "Wild Hogs" Trailer
  • Dress Code: Wild Hog Inspired
 

Friday, March 8, 2019

6:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

PMA Staff Office

6:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Registration

7:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.

BREAKFAST AND ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS

Track 1: Leadership Development


How to Prepare Your Business for A Successful Sale or Transition
Ben Axelrod Managing Director, Investment Banking, CliftonLarsonAllen
Ty Young BizOps, Chief Financial Officer, CliftonLarsonAllen

TRACK 2: TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION


ROBOTICS AND THEIR APPLICATION FOR SMALL TO MID-SIZE MANUFACTURERS
REGISTRATION FULL
Jay Douglass COO, Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute

TRACK 3: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND SALES


MATERIAL PRICING AND MARKET OVERVIEW
Bill Hickey Lapham Hickey Steel

All Day

REFRESHMENT BREAK

9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

SPOUSE AND GUEST BRUNCH WITH CASACARONES ACTIVITY

Enjoy brunch and make your own cascarones. Learn about the cascarones tradition and maybe receive a little luck!
Activity Information
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS

Track 1: Leadership Development


BUILDING ENGAGED TEAMS THAT DRIVE OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE
Cheryl Thompson Director of Prototype, American Axle & Manufacturing and CEO Lead One Lead All

TRACK 2: TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION


THE FUTURE OF WORK IN THE MANUFACTURING 4.0 ERA
Lizabeth Stuck Head of Engagement and Workforce, UI Labs

TRACK 3: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND SALES


MATERIAL PRICING AND MARKET OVERVIEW
Bill Hickey Lapham Hickey Steel

All Day

REFRESHMENT BREAK

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS

Track 1: Leadership Development


Mobility and Autonomous Vehicles
Daron Gifford Partner, strategy and automotive industry consulting, Plante & Moran, PLLC

TRACK 2: TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION


THE STATE OF MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY REPORT
Mike Hart Director, Product Management, Manufacturing & Industrial IoT, Plex Systems

TRACK 3: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND SALES


WHAT STAMPERS CAN DO TO DRIVE IMPROVEMENT & PROFITABILITY TO THE BOTTOM LINE
REGISTRATION FULL
Laurie Harbour Harbour Results
Scott Walton Harbour Results

TRACK 4: EMERGING LEADERS


INNOVATIVE WAYS TO BUILD A CULTURE THAT ATTRACTS EMPLOYEES TO MANUFACTURING JOBS
Mike Brewster Chief Production Officer, Monin Americas

All Day

REFRESHMENT BREAK

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS

Track 1: Leadership Development


How to Prepare Your Business for A Successful Sale or Transition
Ben Axelrod Managing Director, Investment Banking
Ty Young BizOps, Chief Financial Officer, CliftonLarsonAllen

TRACK 2: TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION


THE FUTURE OF WORK IN THE MANUFACTURING 4.0 ERA
Lizabeth Stuck Head of Engagement and Workforce, UI Labs

TRACK 3: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND SALES


WHAT STAMPERS CAN DO TO DRIVE IMPROVEMENT & PROFITABILITY TO THE BOTTOM LINE
Laurie Harbour Harbour Results
Scott Walton Harbour Results

TRACK 4: EMERGING LEADERS


INNOVATIVE WAYS TO BUILD A CULTURE THAT ATTRACTS EMPLOYEES TO MANUFACTURING JOBS
Mike Brewster Chief Production Officer, Monin Americas

12:00 p.m.

GOLF SHAMBLE

(shot gun start at 1:00 p.m.)
Activity Information
12:00 p.m.

OPTIONAL GUIDED TOUR OF THE ALAMO, RIVER WALK AND EL MERCADO

Activity Information
12:00 p.m.

OPTIONAL HORSEBACK RIDING

Activity Information
12:00 p.m.

OPTIONAL SEAWORLD SEAFARI TOUR

Activity Information
9:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

DINNER ON OWN

 

Saturday, March 9, 2019

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

PMA STAFF OFFICE

7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

REGISTRATION

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

OFFICER RECOGNITION BREAKFAST

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

MORNING BREAK

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

PMA/PMAEF ANNUAL MEETINGS & OFFICER RECOGNITION

The annual meeting of members will celebrate PMA’s current officers and welcome our 2019 officers to the leadership. The meeting also will provide an overview of key issues impacting the industry and the association, with brief presentations on the PMA Educational Foundation, PMA’s advocacy agenda and more.
11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

VIP PRIVATE MEET AND GREET

  • By Invitation Only
  • Register by 1/18/19 and be entered into VIP Meet and Greet Drawing (20 Invitations)
Commander Kirk Lippold USN (Ret.), Former Commander of the USS Cole
6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

INDUSTRY GALA RECEPTION

6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

INDUSTRY GALA DINNER AND PARTY

 


 

Allison Grealis

Vice President of Association Services

(216) 901-8800
Email Allison

Sponsorship Information

Registration Prep Form

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