Summit Agenda

We are very pleased with the results from the 2016 Summit and are already working on the agenda for the 2017 Summit. More details to come soon...

 

The 2016 Summit had a power packed agenda, including several break-out training sessions addressing the challenges faced by manufacturers in Georgia.

8:00  – 8:30     Continental Breakfast
8:30  – 9:00     Keynote Presentation - Kathleen Edge
9:00  – 10:00   "People of Manufacturing" Awards Program
10:00 – 10:30   Break - Visit Exhibitor Area
10:30 – 12:00   Educational Sessions - Breakout Training
12:00 – 12:30   Break - Visit Exhibitor Area
12:30 – 1:00     Lunch - Chapter Highlights
1:00   – 1:30     Keynote Presentation - Steve Hillis
1:30   – 2:00     Partner Recognition
2:00   – 2:30     Break - Visit Exhibitor Area
2:30   – 4:00     Educational Sessions - Breakout Training 4:00   – 4:30     Closing Remarks / Door prizes


Meet the 2016 Speakers - Click here... 


10:30am - Noon
Morning Breakout Training Sessions Include:

• "Manufacturing A Better Bottom Line"
- CEO / CFO / HR

Topics to be covered:
- Sales and Use Tax
- New Overtime Regulations
- Health Insurance Strategies
- Sales and Use Tax

Trends To Track in Supply Chain
- Purchasing / Engineering/ Operations / Logistics
 -- Session Sponsor - Global Electronic Services

Topics to be covered:
- Procurement
- Product Development
- Production
- Transportation


Environmental Health and Safety (EHS)
- Safety professionals


2:30pm - 4:00pm
Afternoon Breakout Training Sessions Include:

German / American Apprenticeship Program Highlights
- CEO / HR -- Session Sponsor - TSI Solutions

Panel includes:
- Martin Pleyer, Grenzebach CEO
- Mark Adrian, Festo Didactic
- Mark Whitlock, Coweta County Schools
- Stefanie Jehlitschka, German-American Chamber of Commerce
- Joe Dan Banker, Technical College System of Georgia

• "Is this product really GREEN?" Learn more...
- CEU Credit Approved for AIA  -- Session Sponsor - DIRTT

• "7 Secrets To More Successful Selling"
- Sales / Marketing





Register today for the 2017 Georgia Manufacturing Summit.

A very limited number of exhibit booths are available for sponsors - click here to get more sponsorship details.