Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation Conference schedule

Tuesday, March 5
8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Indiana convention center

This conference is included in Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation Conference & Trade Show Package. ​​Registrants have the opportunity to attend March 5 general sessions as well as Work Truck Show concurrent sessions on March 5–8.

Welcome and opening remarks
8:30–8:45 a.m.

Keynote address 
Stan Stanford, general manager, Parker Hannifin
8:45–9:30 a.m.

Welding — More than a Piece of Equipment and a Welder
9:30–10:45 a.m.

How Government, Local MEPs and National Labs are Helping the Shop Across the Street 
11 a.m.–noon

Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation Conference lunch
12:15–1:15 p.m.

Increase Productivity, Quality and Profits with Existing Employees
1:30–2:30 p.m.

Using Lean as a Catalyst for Innovation
2:30–3:45 p.m.

Creating an Environment and Process to Attract and Train New Workers
4–5 p.m.