2017 Schedule

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Wednesday, March 22
Time Event Room
10:00 a.m. -  5:00 p.m. MFG Registration Magnolia Foyer
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Membership Luncheon:
Introduction to NTMA Chairman and Executive Committee
Magnolia B,C
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. NTMA Budget & Finance Team Meeting * Ossabaw
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. NTMF Meeting* Cumberland C
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. NTMA Emerging Leaders Roundtable Magnolia A
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. NTMA General Membership Assembly Magnolia B,C
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. NTMA First Timer's Reception* Oceanview Room & Terrace
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Joint MFG Early Arrivals Reception
Sponsored by GF Machining Solutions
Magnolia Garden

 

Thursday, March 23
Time Event Room
6:15 a.m. -  7:30 a.m. Miles for Manufacturing 5K (M4M) 
Sponsored by Royal Products & SME
 
Magnolia Garden
7:00 a.m. -  5:00 p.m. MFG Registration Magnolia Foyer
7:00 a.m. -  8:30 a.m. MFG Continental Breakfast for all attendees (including spouses)
Sponsored by Makino
 
Magnolia Foyer
7:00 a.m. -  1:00 p.m. Exhibits Magnolia Foyer
8:00 a.m. -  9:30 a.m.

Opening Keynote:
Innovation & the Future of Manufacturing
Josh Linkner

Magnolia D,E,F,G
9:30 a.m. -  10:00 a.m. Morning Break Magnolia Foyer
10:00 a.m. -  11:00 a.m. General Assembly Session 1:
Contract Machine Shop Market & Oil Industry
Laurie Harbour
 
Magnolia D,E,F,G
11:00 a.m. -  12:00 p.m. General Assembly Session 2:
Economic Outlook
John Walker
 
Magnolia D,E,F,G
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. NTMA Board of Trustees Meeting Magnolia A
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. NTMA GAT Meeting Cumberland B
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. NTMA Emerging Leaders Session Magnolia B
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. NTMA Tech Team Meeting Magnolia C
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. NTMA Nominating Team Meeting* Cumberland C
5:00 p.m.  Enjoy the Amelia Island Plantation on your own  
6:00 p.m. -  10:00 p.m. MFG Opening Night Reception  
Sponsored by Kennametal

 
Oceanside Beach

 

Friday, March 24
Time Event Room
7:00 a.m. -  1:00 p.m. MFG Registration Magnolia Foyer
7:00 a.m. -  8:30 a.m.

MFG Continental Breakfast for all attendees

Sponsored by alliantgroup

Magnolia Foyer
7:00 a.m. -  1:00 p.m. Exhibits Magnolia Foyer
8:00 a.m. -  9:00 a.m.  General Assembly Session 3:
Additive's Future in Manufacturing
Kirk Rogers, Ph.D.
 
Magnolia D,E,F,G
9:00 a.m. -  10:30 a.m. Spouse Program & Breakfast:
What's Trending in Fitness, Nutrition & Skincare
Anna De Souza
Cumberland A,B.C
9:00 a.m. -  9:30 a.m. Morning Break Magnolia Foyer
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. MFG Talks
Inspiring 15-minute talks from members and/or member customers

Drura Parrish - CEO, MAKETIME

Herb Homeyer - President, Homeyer Precision Manufacturing

Jim Carr - Owner and President, Carr Machine & Tool, Inc.
 
Magnolia D,E,F,G
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. General Assembly Session 4:  
Fast-Foward Future: The Competitive Technologies You Need to Know

Douglas Woods
 
Magnolia D,E,F,G
12:00 p.m. -  5:00 p.m.  Golf Outing
Sponsored by  SME & Erowa
 
Ocean Links
5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. NTMA PAC Reception Oceanview Room & Terrace
5:00 p.m.  Enjoy the Amelia Island Plantation on your own  

 

Saturday, March 25
Time Event Room
7:00 a.m. -  1:00 p.m. MFG Registration Magnolia Foyer
7:00 a.m. -  1:00 p.m. Exhibits Magnolia Foyer
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. NTMA Industry Roundtables & Continental Breakfast: Cumberland Lobby
Precision Machining 1 Cumberland A
Precision Machining 2 Cumberland B
Tools, Dies & Molds Cumberland C
Aerospace & Automotive Talbot
7:45 a.m. -  9:15 a.m.

AMT Annual Business Session
Includes a hot breakfast for AMT members and their spouses/guests

Magnolia A,B,C
9:30 a.m. -  10:00 a.m. Morning Break Magnolia Foyer
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. MFG Talks
Inspiring 15-minute talks from members and/or member customers

Mike Hirsh - President/CEO, Hirsh Precision Products

Steven Stokey - Executive Vice President & Owner, Allied Machine & Engineering Corp

Nathan Byman - President, Wolfram Manufacturing
 
Magnolia D,E,F,G
11:00 a.m. -  12:00 p.m. Closing Keynote:
Live in Vision Not in Circumstance
Jon Dorenbos
 
Magnolia D,E,F,G
12:00 p.m. -  2:00 p.m.  Breakout Sessions - includes a boxed lunch  
  Additive Manufacturing
Kirk Rogers, Ph.D.
Cumberland A
  Workforce Trends
Greg Jones
Cumberland B
6:00 p.m. -  7:00 p.m. 

MFG Reception  (Resort Casual)
‚ÄčSponsored by Royal Products & U.S. Bank

Magnolia Garden 
7:00 p.m. -  11:00 p.m. MFG Closing Dinner & Dance Magnolia Ballroom

**Please note: this is a tentative schedule and may be subject to change.**


 

Conference Dress Code
The dress code for the conference is Business Casual.