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The Connected Manufacturing Forum is where you will benchmark your digital enterprise strategy, create your blueprint, promote effective change management and learn how to become a smarter, more connected manufacturer.

Join 200+ leading Manufacturing, Operations, Technology, Supply Chain and Advanced Engineering executives for a collaborative debate on the latest Industry 4.0 trends, challenges and opportunities.


2021 Speakers

Bart Talloen
Vice President, Product Supply Strategy & Deployment, Johnson & Johnson

Santiago Duarte
Global Solutions VP for Tech Supply & Logistics, AB InBev

Andrew McDonald
Engineering Director, Unilever CPG

Trevor Johnson
Engineering Lead for Manufacturing Engineering for ADAM (Advanced Digital Design and Manufacturing project), Airbus

Stephen A. Childs
Vice President, Global Human Resources & Facilities, Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America

Jesper Toubol
VP Elements and Moulds, LEGO

Terry LeDoux
Director Information Systems - Product Supply North America, Purina-Nestle

Rob Davies
VP, Global Manufacturing – Reinforcement Materials, Cabot Corporation

Ashley Baron
Vice President HR, Industry 4.0 & Corporate, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.

Warren Pruitt
Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Colgate-Palmolive Company

Mike Mikula
Chief Engineer for Advanced Manufacturing, Ford Motor Company

Jason Ryska
Chief Engineer for Stamping Engineering, Ford Motor Company

Steve Chadwick
Senior Principal Engineer, Intel Corporation

Dr. Sama Mbang
Global Head of Digitalization – Simulation Manufacturing Load Cases, Daimler/ Mercedes Benz

Trever White
Group Manager, Manufacturing Engineering Systems, Toyota Motor Corp.

Sultan Aziz
Senior Director, Product Supply Strategy Management, Johnson & Johnson

Jennifer Watson
Director of Manufacturing, General Motors

Lloyd Colegrove
Data Services Director, The Dow Chemical

Michael Gerlach
Operations Technologies Specialist, 3M

Allen Turner
Remote Analytics Team Leader, International Paper

Ian Bone
Industrial Engineering Manager, Broadcom Limited

Paul Ingram
Director Digital Manufacturing, Nestle-Purina

Mike Nitz
Senior Architect, IT, Boston Scientific

Josef Kriegmair
Representative Production Turbine Blade / Structure Castings, MTU Aero Engines

Eddie Smith
Director, Operations, Kuhn Krause

Dean Serpico
Director of Manufacturing – IT, Cabot Corporation

Gary Binstock
Director of Technology – Strategic Innovation and Alliances, Colgate-Palmolive Company

David Schultz
Chief Procurement Officer, CONMED Corporation

Hicham Wazni
Director of Manufacturing Intelligence and Smart Manufacturing, Howmet Aerospace

Mahendraprabu Sundarraj
Enterprise Architect, SunPower Corporation

Matt Townsend
Director of Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, Dana Incorporated

Marc Turco
Director, Global Manufacturing Operations Special Hazard Products, Johnson Controls

Phillip Krotz
Principal Project Manager, Collins Aerospace

Shank Iyer
Senior Digital Transformation Executive, Edwards Lifesciences

Jeff Flynn
Industry 4.0 Site Manager, Altana Chemicals

Thomas Kelly
Executive Director and CEO, Automation Alley

Stephen Mellor
Chief Technology Officer, Industrial Internet Consortium

Jay Douglass
COO, Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing

Sam Chance
Principal Consultant, Cambridge Semantics

Laurent Laporte
CEO, Braincube

Paul Savill
Senior Vice President, Core Network & Technology Solutions, CenturyLink

Lawrence Whittle
CEO, Parsable

Maureen Azzato
Program Director, Worldwide Business Research