Future Proofing NEO Manufacturing: Preparing Supply Chains for the Green Economy Shift

When: August 28, 2024 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join industry leaders and sustainability experts as we explore cutting-edge solutions and actionable insights to future-proof your supply chain. Network with like-minded professionals, showcase your commitment to sustainability and gain valuable partnerships to drive positive change in Northeast Ohio’s manufacturing landscape. The event will explore strategies, innovations, and collaborations for creating a resilient future for Northeast Ohio’s manufacturing sector. 

  • 7:30 AM – Networking and Breakfast  
  • 8:10 AM – Welcome Remarks
    • Dr. Michael A. Baston, President: Cuyahoga Community College
    • Sophia Long, Manager of Industry Programs: Team NEO
  • 8:30 AM – Industry Update : Driving the Future – Northeast Ohio’s Smart Manufacturing Ecosystem: Smart Manufacturing for a Sustainable and Equitable Future
    • Steve Fritsch, Vice President, Industry Advancement and Engagement: Team NEO
  • 9:05 AM – Opening Speaker: Strategic Integration: Business Success in the Green Economy
    • KPMG Leader
  • 9:45 AM – Panel Discussion: Implementing Advanced Manufacturing Technologies and Sustainable Material Supply Chains: Leaders in Action: Leveraging Advanced Technologies for Supply Chain Resilience
    • Moderator: Dr. Ethan Karp, President and CEO: MAGNET 
    • Scott Buchanan. Vice President, Environmental, Health & Safety: Avient
    • Cory Garlick, Vice President, Industry North America: Rockwell Automation 
    • Brandy Johnson, SVP and CTO: Babcock and Wilcox 
    • Synthomer: TBA
  • 10:35 AM – Thompson Hine Insights
    • Gain insights from an overview of the current regulatory landscape, focusing on practical guidance for navigating compliance requirements and avoiding legal pitfalls.
  • 10:45 AM – Interactive Roundtable Discussions 
    • You can explore micro topics that address challenges and opportunities for the green economy shift. This self-appointed breakout will be led by a facilitator. 
  • 11:10 AM – Closing Keynote: Transformative Success: Real-World Innovation in Manufacturing
  • 11:45 AM – Adjourn and opportunity to network further 
    • Bill Koehler, Chief Executive Officer: Team NEO

Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Please contact Connor Stease.

Thank you to our Event Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor

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