2021 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 Tuesday, May 4. It concludes before noon on Thursday, May 6.

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

 
Tuesday, May 4, 2021
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Registration & Evening Reception
 
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am - 8:45 am Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:45 am - 9:45 am Managing The Chaos: Why key metrics and benchmarking are so important!
9:45 am - 10:30 am Efficiency Improvements – Secondary Machining of Die Castings
10:30 am - 10:45 am Break
10:45 pm – 12:00 pm Improved Productivity & Quality through Additive Manufacturing
 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Hot Topics Discussion
 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Break
 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Hot Topics Discussion
6:00 pm Dinner
 
Thursday, May 6, 2021
7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am - 9:30 am Virtual Plant tours - Stellantis
9:30 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 3/15/21
 

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