Schedules

2014 Schedule - At a Glance: Joint EventsMFG Twitter Contest

Association Specific Schedules:   AMTNTMA | PMA | JOINT EVENTS

Wednesday, March 5
Time Event Location
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Registration  sponsored by IMTS
Conference Tote Bags provided by BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling

Frank Lloyd Wright Pre-Function Area
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Early Arrivals Opening Event - Association specific gathering  

 

Thursday, March 6
Time Event Location
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Registration  sponsored by IMTS
Conference Tote Bags provided by BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling
Frank Lloyd Wright Pre-Function Area
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast  sponsored by OKUMA Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom G-J
7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Exhibits Frank Lloyd Wright Pre-Function Area
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Opening General Assembly:
Jack Uldrich, Global futurist and Best-Selling Author
The Big AHA: How to Future-Proof Yourself Against Tomorrow’s Transformational Trends, Today
Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom A-F
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Morning Break Frank Lloyd Wright Pre-Function Area
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. General Assembly Session 2:
Dueling Economists
John Walker, Chairman - Oxford Economics
Alan Beaulieu, President - ITR Economics
Moderated by: Brian Norris, Sandvik - V.P., Business Development, Market Area Americas
Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom A-F
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Individual Association Luncheons / Business Sessions  
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. MFG Welcome Reception & Dinner  sponsored by Kennametal
(buses will begin departing conference drive at 6:00 p.m.)
Offsite: Mexican Rodeo Ranch
     

 

Friday, March 7
Time Event Location
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Registration  sponsored by IMTS
Conference Tote Bags provided by BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling
Frank Lloyd Wright Pre-Function Area
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by: UPS
Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom G-J
7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Exhibits Frank Lloyd Wright Pre-Function Area
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. General Assembly Session 3:
Markos I. Tambakeras, Chairman, Xylem, Inc.
Water and the Future of American Manufacturing
Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom A-F
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Spouse Program:
Sam Saboura
Spring Style with Sam 2014
Gold Room & Gold Room Patio
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Morning Break Frank Lloyd Wright Pre-Function Area
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. General Assembly Session 4:
Dr. David DeLong, President - David DeLong & Associates
Closing the Skills Gap: Making Innovative Talent Management Solutions Pay Off
Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom A-F
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. General Assembly Session 5:
Dr. Brad Smart, President - Topgrading, Inc.
The Role that A, B & C Players Have in Determining Your Strategic Competitiveness
Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom A-F
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. General Assembly Session 6:
Q&A with Dr. David DeLong and Dr. Brad Smart
Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom A-F
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Boxed Lunch Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom G-J
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Breakout Session 1-
Dr. David DeLong 
Accelerating Leadership Development: Lessons from the Leading Edge 
Breakout Session 2-
Next Generation Career Workshop: Dan Bagley 
Navigating Your Industry Next Generation? Heir apparent? Career motivated? 
Session 1: McArthur 4
Session 2: McArthur 1-3
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Breakout Session 3 -
Dr. Brad Smart
How to Use the Basic Topgrading Principles
   
Breakout Session 4-
Resnick Brothers
Business Succession and Estate Planning
Session 3: McArthur 4
Session 4: McArthur 1-3
     

 

Saturday, March 8
Time Event Location
7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Registration  sponsored by IMTS
Conference Tote Bags provided by BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling
Frank Lloyd Wright Pre-Function Area
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by: AgieCharmilles
Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom G-J
7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Exhibits Frank Lloyd Wright Pre-Function Area
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Closing General Assembly :
Luke Williams - Professor of Innovation at NYU Stern School of Business, and Executive Director, Berkley Entrepreneurship Center at NYU; Fellow, Global Innovation at Frog Design; and International Bestselling Author
Disruptive Thinking: Fostering a Culture of Game-changing Leadership
Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom A-F
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Golf
Sponsors:  Grainger
 
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Joint Reception
Co-Sponsors: U.S. Bank and Royal Products
Frank Lloyd Wright Pre-Function Area
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Gala Dinner : Black-Tie Optional
Sponsored by Makino
Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom