2024 Die Casting Executive Conference

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
Scottsdale, Arizona

Sunday, February 18

5:00-6:30 pm Registration & Cocktail Reception

Monday, February 19

7:30-8:45 am Breakfast
9:00-9:15 am Welcome & Conference Overview
9:15-10:30 am Culture: Your Competitive Advantage
Robert Richman
10:30-10:50 am Break
10:50 am-12:00 pm Washington Update: Taxes, Tariffs, Regulations, and Politics
Omar Nashashibi, The Franklin Partnership
12:00-1:00 pm Lunch
1:00-2:00 pm
 Young Professionals Breakout**
Creating Flexibility: Preparing Leaders for Next Generation Manufacturing
 Keynote One on One
Laurie Harbour, HRI  Robert Richman
2:00-2:20 pm Break  Break
2:20-3:30 pm  Advancements in Die Materials  Hot Topics Discussion
Paul Brancaleon, NADCA  Lead by YPO Mentors
3:30-3:34 pm Day 1 Wrap Up
Mike Meyer, NADCA

Tuesday, February 20

7:30-8:45 am Breakfast
9:00 am-10:00 am An Update on the US Economy
Doug Baker, TIAA/Nuveen Investments
10:00-11:00 am Raising Insurance Costs
  Katie Hensley, Cottingham & Butler
11:00 am Golf Outing - Optional Event**
TPC Champions
6:00-9:00 pm Banquet

Wednesday, February 21

7:30-8:45 am Breakfast
9:00-10:00 am Die Casting in the Digital Age: Harnessing Industry 4.0 to Build a Connected Foundry
David Blondheim, Mercury Marine
10:00-10:20 am Break
10:20-11:20 am Pricing Strategy Is More Than a Numbers Game
Kevin McCabe, Ducker
11:20 am-12:00 pm Roundtable Discussion
12:00pm Conference Adjourns
*Schedule as of 01/03/24, subject to change.
** Requires additional fee.