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) 
Diamond Sponsor: Morris Group, Inc.
 
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. Welcome Reception on the Beach
(Heavy appetizers will be served.)  
Sponsored by Kennametal

 
Oceanside Beach
(Be mindful of your footwear, as this takes place on the beach. Evenings may be cool, bring a light jacket or sweater.)

 

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-Forward 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:
Erowa, Okuma, SME, Gardner/MMS, GIE Media

 
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  
  What Every Manufacturer Needs to Know to Integrate AM
Kirk Rogers, Ph.D.
Cumberland A
  Workforce Trends Panel
Greg Jones
Mario Kratsch
Bryan Kamm
Montez King
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
Sponsored by Festo
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 Resort Casual.