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2018 DCMME Conference Agenda

Friday, September 28, 2018
“Manufacturing Competitiveness: Technology, Agility, and Personalization”  

8:00am-8:30am
Registration and Breakfast
PMU North Ballroom  

8:30am-8:40am
Welcome!
PMU North Ballroom 
Opening Remark by Steven Dunlop, DCMME Center Managing Director 

8:40am-8:45am
Greetings from the Dean
 
Dr. David Hummels, Dean of Krannert School of Management  

8:45am-9:15am 
DCMME Center Update
 
Dr. Ananth Iyer, DCMME Center Director  

9:15am-9:40am
Lou Rives  
President, Versa Tech Automation   

9:40am-10:05am
Dr. Satya Ramaswamy
Executive VP, Mindtree Limited

10:05am-10:20am 
Panel Q&A Session 
Moderated by Dr. Ananth Iyer, DCMME Center Director 

10:20am-10:55am
Break & Engagement Center Tour

(Stewart Center Building room 162)

10:55am-11:20am
Cory Wykoff
Packaging Department Manager, Pepsico

11:20am-12:00pm 
Manufacturing Panel
Local Economic Development Officials: Shan Sheridan (Clinton County), Paul Jackson (Benton County), Christy Householder (Cass County)

12:00pm-12:15pm 
Panel Q&A Session 
Moderated by Dr. Ananth Iyer, DCMME Center Director

12:15pm-1:20pm 
Lunch, PMU North Ballroom  

1:20pm-1:45pm 
Arun Gupta
IBM Watson Consultant

1:45pm-2:10pm 
Roy Vasher
Co-Author “Toyota Supply Chain Management” book

 2:10pm-2:35pm 
Dr. Angus McLeod
VP of Coaching at AMA

2:35pm-2:50pm 
Panel Q&A Session
 
Moderated by Dr. Ananth Iyer, DCMME Center Director 

2:50pm-3:20pm 
James Keppler
Vice President of Integrated Supply Chain & Quality, Whirlpool

3:20pm-3:30pm 
Closing Remarks

Dr. Ananth Iyer, DCMME Center Director