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FOSTERING THE CENTER’S DEVELOPMENT

HELPING REVITALIZE U.S. MANUFACTURING

HELPING REVITALIZE U.S. MANUFACTURING

HELPING REVITALIZE U.S. MANUFACTURING

HELPING REVITALIZE U.S. MANUFACTURING

A TRIP TO INDIA & OTHER LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

A TRIP TO INDIA & OTHER LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

STUDENT FOCUSED. FACULTY DIRECTED

STUDENT FOCUSED. FACULTY DIRECTED

A CENTER THAT CELEBRATES MANUFACTURING

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Fall Conference - Schedule


Manufacturing Thriving through the Storm 

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.         
Rawls Hall 3082
Check-in and Continental Breakfast
 
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Rawls Hall 3082
Welcome and DCMME-GSCMI Center Activity Overview (2008-2009)
 
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Rawls Hall 3082
Thriving Manufacturers’: Local Manufacturing Extension Partnership Success
Rich Meyer, Manufacturing Extension Partnership Center Business Growth Services Leader, will outline resources available to Indiana manufacturing firms to assist in growth during a downturn.
Special industry guests, Bryston Cutter, Recruiting Manager for AIT Laboratories in Indianapolis, Indiana and Arthur W. Jasen, President of B. Walter & Co. in
Wabash, Indiana will share their success stories for thriving through the storm in these tough economic times.
  
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break – Industry Attendee Group Photo
 
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Rawls Hall – Third Floor Commons
Student Summer Internship Experience Poster Competition
MBA and undergraduate management students will present prepared posters based on their summer internship work experience. All Partners & industry attendees are invited to participate as event judges for this fun and lively event!
 
12:15 – 1:00 p.m.
Rawls Hall – Third Floor Commons
Networking Luncheon & Poster Competition Award Announcement
Enjoy this informal luncheon as you engage our guest speakers, meet our energetic pool of operations management, manufacturing management and supply chain management focused student competitors, and meet other firms attending the event.
 
1:00 – 1:20 p.m.
Rawls Room 3082
Research Update: DEVOS Research Award Recipient Research Overviews
Dr. Vinayak Deshpande & Dr. Zhulei Tang will provide highlights of research underway at Krannert.
 
1:20-1:40 p.m.
Rawls Hall 3082
Planning Beyond the Storm: Indiana INTERNnet
Pam Norman, Indiana INTERNnet Executive Director will share how student interns can play a vital role in firm’s success even in difficult times.
 
1:40- 1:50 p.m. Break
 
1:50 - 3:40 p.m.
Rawls Hall 3082
Making your Move for Success: Positioning your Firm for the Future
Jeb Conrad, President of the Greater Kokomo Economic Development Alliance, will discuss how the alternative energy industry can play a role in growing existing businesses while also offering opportunity for new business development in Howard county Indiana and beyond.
Scott Brown, Partner of Katz, Sapper & Miller accounting firm, along with Center Director Ananth Iyer will roll out the highly anticipated results from this year’s Gear & Fulcrum Performance and Practice of Indiana Manufacturing survey and engage the entire audience in a dialogue on actions and attitudes for attaining manufacturing and operational success in the upcoming year.
 
3:40 - 4:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks - Dr. Ananth Iyer