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Wednesday, September 18
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8:30-9:15 Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:20-9:30 Opening Remarks
Pat Panchak, Editor-in-Chief, IndustryWeek
9:30-9:40 Opening Remarks
Helmuth Ludwig, CEO, Siemens Industry Sector North America
9:40-10:15 Morning Keynote
Jim Wall, Engineering Director, Hendrick Motorsports

In the morning keynote address, Jim will address how additive manufacturing has revved up rapid prototyping for both individual parts and component/system parts.
10:15-10:45 Harnessing the Power of The Innovation Collision
Tom Koulopoulos, Author, The Innovation Zone

How to look beyond the glitz of the latest gadgets to explore the methods, tools, and behaviors needed to develop innovation as a core competency and generate the highest market value for the business, respect for the brand, and long-term competitive dominance.
10:45-11:15 Networking Break
11:15-11:45 Partnering for Innovation
Matthew Smith, Vice President, Engineering and Information Technology, United Launch Alliance (ULA)

A 50-50 joint venture owned by Lockheed Martin and The Boeing Company, the United Launch Alliance (ULA) brings together two of the launch industry’s most experienced and successful teams – Atlas and Delta – to provide reliable, cost-efficient space launch services for the U.S. government.
11:45-12:00 Three Ideas Around Leadership
Polly LaBarre, Co-Author, Mavericks at Work, Founding Member, Fast Company Magazine, Editorial Director/Co-founder, MIX (Management Innovation eXchange)
12:00-12:45 Panel Discussion: Innovation and Advanced Technology: Embedding Critical Thinking & Action at the Operator Level – Moderated by Pat Panchak
Panelists: Tom Koulopolous, Matt Smith, and Polly LaBarre

Take a deep-dive into the technologies available today that are making U.S. manufacturers more competitive today and tomorrow.
12:45-1:00 Networking Break
1:00-2:00 Lunch Keynote
Terry Wohlers, MSc., Dr. h.c., FSME Principal Consultant & President, Wohlers Associates, Inc.

What's happening and what will soon be happening with additive manufacturing and the landscape of the industry.
2:00 Closing Remarks
Pat Panchak, Editor-in-Chief, IndustryWeek

Event Location
10 On The Park
60 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019
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