2022 Plant Management Conference Agenda

The Annual Plant Management Conference provides a venue for operations and plant management personnel to meet and network with peers from other die casting facilities. Together, attendees can share experiences and gain knowledge and information through round table discussions, topical presentations and facility tours. Benefits derived from the exchange of information include: innovation and product integrity through alternate ways of resolving problems, improved control of processes, reduced costs, increased quality and enhanced productivity.

Conference starts the afternoon of Wednesday, May 4. It concludes before noon on Friday, May 6.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS*
MODERATORS: BEAU GLIM & PAUL BRANCALEON, North American Die Casting Association

 
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Registration / Networking
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm Welcome / Opening Remarks
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Benefits of Testing Die Lube
Charles Monroe, University of Alabama
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm Break
2:15 pm - 4:00 pm Hot Topics Discussion
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Evening Reception
 
Thursday, May 5, 2022
7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am - 9:30 am The Benefits of Laser Peening to Extend Die Life
David Lahrman, LSP Technologies
9:30 am - 9:45 am Break
9:45 am - 12:00 pm Hot Topics Discussion
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Tour of the University of Alabama's Metal Lab
7:00 pm Dinner
 
Friday, May 6, 2022
7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am - 9:45 am Reducing Lubricant Through Pulse Spray and Die Coatings
Corey Vian, Stellantis
9:45 am - 10:00 am Break
10:00 am - 11:00 am Hot Topics Discussion
11:00 am - 11:30 am Conference Wrap-up 
11:30 am Adjourn
 *schedule as of 4/18/22
 

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