2019 BMI Management Conference

Industry 4.0 - The Next Revolution in Book Manufacturing

April 28-30, 2019 - Omni Charlotte, NC


Omni Charlotte Hotel
132 E Trade St
Charlotte, NC 28202
(704) 377-0400
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Conference Schedule:

Sunday:     

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM           Conference Registration

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM           Board of Directors Meeting

6:00 PM – 6:30 PM           Opening Remarks

6:30 PM – 9:30 PM           Strolling Supper - Discovery Science Center


Monday:    

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM           Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM – 8:45 AM           Welcome - Issue Sharing

8:45 AM – 9:30 AM           Industry 4.0 - TBD

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM         Guest Breakfast

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM         Automation and AI in Manufacturing - Dr. Noel Greis, UNC-Chapel Hill

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM       Break

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM        Automation in Practice - Nick Ott, Atlantic Packaging

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM          Rising Star Awards Luncheon sponsored by Neenah

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM           Panel Discussion: Automation and Book Manufacturers
                                            - Moderated by Kent Larson, Bridgeport National Bindery

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM           Panel Discussion: Automation and the Supplier Community     
                                            - Moderated by Jay Foster, Flex by SoftSolutions

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM           Information Exchange (InfoEx) - Roundtable Sessions

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM           Reception

7:00 PM                            Dinner on your own - Optional Event at Bowlero Strike City sponsored by LBS


Tuesday
:    

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM          Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM          InfoEx Wrap Up

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM        Managing Change through Automation & Motivation
                                           - Dr. Ashley Lesko, SPHR, Square Peg Solutions

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM      Break

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM       Economics of Automation - Speaker TBA

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM         Conference Committee Meeting

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM           Optional Tour to LD Davis Plant

Please note that the conference attendance is open to BMI Members & special invited Guests only.

Register for the Conference here!!