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April 22, 2016 – Lean Means Green – Earth Day Expo – Several manufacturing, architectural design and recycling experts share insights into how organizations can improve their profitability through increased efficiencies and better resource management.
May 26, 2016 – Reduce Costs, Improve Efficiency – With WMEP featured speaker, Jim Fackelman, discover the eight areas of waste inherent in every organization and learn how to convert them into value-added time to increase capacity and add more to your bottom line.
June 23, 2016 – The Future of Making Things – Societal changes, increased customer expectations and disruptive technologies are changing the manufacturing landscape at an alarming pace. This session focuses on these trends and emerging technologies (General and Simulation-Based Design, Additive Manufacturing, Cloud-Based Design and Collaboration, IOT, Practical [Cloud] Product Lifecycle Management.
July 21, 2016 – Economic Overview – It’s time for a mid-year look at the economy. What’s happened thus far in 2016 and what does the rest of the year and 2017 look like for Wisconsin companies in the global market. A leading economist in the region will lead us in the discussion.
August 18, 2016 – Growth – WMEP featured speaker, Janet Ady, will discuss strategic marketing planning: How to identify new customers, identify new market opportunities, and proven methodology for executing plans that grow your business.
September 15, 2016 – Cyber Security – Gary Swick will share critical information on the changing landscape of Cyber Security and how it relates to your internal Network Security. The information will cover the new threats facing companies of all sizes, as well as innovative best practice solutions for helping companies with their IT infrastructure to “Lock It Down” and prevent compromises from both the outside and inside.
October 13, 2016 Celebrate Manufacturing Month – Stay tuned for more information on this session.