9th Annual American Manufacturing Strategies Summit

October 22 – 23, 2018 | San Diego, CA

Discover the future of American Manufacturing

Join manufacturing leaders from across the Americas and beyond to discuss, share and learn about...

  • How to achieve faster, more agile, flexible and responsive production
  • Engaging, developing and recruiting your workforce to avoid a skills gap
  • Cost reduction methods
  • Implementing new technologies and increasing cyber security
  • Lean & OpEx strategies to streamline your processes
  • How to implement the same lean & OpEx strategies across multiple plants
  • Digital Manufacturing & The Internet of Things for whatever stage you’re at


Register now to secure the Early Bird Rate



Featured speakers

Speakers of 2018

Billy Ingram


Director of Lean Product Development

William Pratt

Kinamed Corporation

Vice President - Operations

Vincent Canino


Global Chief Operating Officer

Vicky McMillan


Director, External Manufacturing

Tom Ulrich

Tandem Diabetes Care

Chief Scientist

Simon Jacobson


Vice President

Rosemary Coates

Reshoring Institute

Executive Director

Peter Fritsche

Data Sciences International

Vice President, Global Operations

Niraj Jha

Niagara Bottling

Director of Logistics

Miguel Corcio

Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII)

Sr. Manager – Smart Manufacturing & Technical Projects

Melody Spradlin

Gilead Sciences

Senior Director, Engineering

Kenneth R. Banas

USG Corporation

Vice President, Advanced Manufacturing and Corporate Excellence

Eric Pope

US Synthetic

VP Operations

Dr. John H. Danley Jr.


President, North American Operations

Dr. Jack Feng

Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc.

VP of Operational Excellence and CVG Digital

Dr. Amish Patel

PaxVax Inc

Sr. Director of Product Development

Benjamin Lavoie

Anheuser-Busch InBev

Global Director of Technology

Anthony Hoskins

Ford Motor Company

Director of Manufacturing, ATO

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