Rosemary Coates

President · Blue Silk Consulting

Reshoring: It's Time to Bring Manufacturing Back from China

Reshoring: How and Why to Bring Manufacturing Back to the Us Building High Performance Teams High Performance Field Service The Art and Science of Business Negotaitions Expert Witnessing

Vanessa Díaz

Assistant Professor of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Hollywood Celebrity Culture Cuba Latin America oral & life histories

Richard Cozzens

Director of Thunderworks Innovation Center & Associate Professor of Engineering · Southern Utah University

Specializing in CATIA, civil engineering design, and aerospace manufacturing research and technology

Concurrent Enrollment Residential Building Design Aerospace Technology Curriculum Design, Delivery & Assessment 3D Solid Modeling

Philip La Duke

Safety Iconoclast & Culture Transformation Architect · ERM

One of the most informative, entertaining, and engaging speakers you're likely to ever find

Talent & Gamification Talent Management Cross generational training and management Planning Corporate Culture

Mo Jiang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · Virginia Commonwealth University

Advance crystallization and material manufacturing for health and energy applications

Reactive crystallization Separations Reaction Engineering Process design and control Battery materials

Glenn Daehn

Fontana Professor, Materials Science Engineering | College of Engineering · The Ohio State University

Materials science engineering expert, revolutionizing impulse-based manufacturing

Metallurgical Engineering Impulse-based manufacturing Materials Science Intersection of Academia and Industry

Tim Baines

Professor of Operations Strategy · Aston University

Professor Tim Baines specialises in the realisation of competitive manufacturing operations.

Business Models Advanced Services Servitization Manufacturing Operations Strategy

Ali Bigdeli

Associate Professor (Reader) in Industrial Service Innovation · Aston University

Dr Ali Z. Bigdeli is an expert in servitization and advanced services in manufacturing.

Manufacturing Strategy Business Model Innovation Servitization Service Innovation Organisational Change

Frank Scavo

President · Strativa

Vision and trends in enterprise IT strategy, IT management issues, and IT spending trends

Enterprise Software Business Process Improvement Economic Trends Cio Leadership It Management

Richard Appelbaum, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Globalization; social and ecological sustainability; world-systems theory; the globalization of business and workers' rights

Global Political Economy World Systems Labor Markets and Global Production East Asia and the Global Economy Technology and Development

Ram B. Gupta, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Affairs | Professor of Chemical & Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Research interest: batteries, electrochemistry, sustainable energy, biofuel, biomaterials, supercritical extraction, and nanomedicine.

Batteries Electrochemical engineering Bio-carbon Supercritical carbon dioxide technology Nanotechnology

Daniel J. Cox

Professor and Founding Chair of Manufacturing Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Southern University

Daniel J. Cox is an expert in robotics and automation, advanced manufacturing, and dynamic systems and control.

Dynamic Systems and Control Robotics and Automation Advanced Manufacturing

Harry Moser

Founder and President · The Reshoring Initiative

Motivating and enabling the return of manufacturing to the US

Reshoring Manufacturing Skilled Workforce

Afroditi V. Filippas, Ph.D.

Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing Professor · Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor Filippas is VCU’s representative to CCAM. Her research focuses on Smart Manufacturing, Data Analytics, and Modeling.

Smart Manufacturing Multimodal Data Analytics Data Analytics Electromagnetic Device Modeling Higher Order Statistical Analysis

Mark Greenhouse

Lean Management Coach + Process Improver · Levantar

Applying Productivity and Lean Management techniques in Manufacturing, Legal, & Service companies.

Lean Manufacturing Training UK Lean Consulting UK Manufacturing Consulting UK Productivity Improvement Lean Legal

Krista Jones

Managing Director, Work & Learning · MaRS Discovery District

Bridging the gaps between people, technology and automation.

Product Marketing Technology Commercialization Technology Strategy Development Enterprise Software Future of Work

Vince Anewenter

Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Vince Anewenter focuses his work on 3D scanning and additive manufacturing.

Product Design Stamping 3D Scanning Additive Manufacturing Injection Molding

Charles Cartin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Director of Makerspaces & Associate Professor of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University

Advanced Engineering Mathematics Additive Manufacturing Computer Aided Design (CAD) Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) Design Engineering

Alan Mackelprang

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Alan Mackelprang's research interests include examining interdependencies among supply chain partners

Lean Manufacturing Supply Chain Integration Supply Chain Contagion Manufacturing Flexibility

Andrew Samrick

Principal · Simplicity Partners

High energy industry veteran educates, motivates, and informs audiences from the C-Suite to the production floor!

Sales Management Marketing Economics Planning Manufacturing