Speakers

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Benjamin Miller
Technology Manufacturing Human Resources Leader
Intel

LEAP: “Forecasting the skills and people required in the factory of the future.”

Day Two

Wednesday October 16, 2019

10:30 am | Develop: How Do Manufacturers of All Shapes & Sizes Prepare Themselves for a More Agile, Flexible Manufacturing Future?

9:50 am | Discover: Forecasting the Skills & People Required in the Factory of the Future

Liliana Ramirez
Global Leader Lean Manufacturing
Ford Motor Company

LEAP: “Rethinking lean leadershipdevelopment inside the manufacturing business of the future.”

Day One

Tuesday October 15, 2019

10:00 am | Develop: How Do We Overcome the Most Common Challenges to Making Lean HR a Reality?

9:20 am | Discover: Rethinking Lean Leadership Development Inside the Manufacturing Organization of the Future

Heidi Gerhard
Head of Leadership, Organizational Capability & Culture
BASF

LEAP: “Rethinking the role of workforce development in a future manufacturing business.”

Day Two

Wednesday October 16, 2019

8:15 am | Discover: Rethinking the Role of Workforce Development in a Future Manufacturing Business

Walter Palen
Vice President
Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America

LEAP: “Finding and developing tomorrow’s talent in a lean manufacturing operating environment.”

Day One

Tuesday October 15, 2019

2:20 pm | Develop: What Traditional Thinking Most Needs to Be Challenged Around How We Find Talent in Manufacturing Today?

1:40 pm | Discover: A Creative Approach to Finding Future Talent & Developing Tomorrow’s Workforce in a Resourceconstrained Manufacturing Operating Environment

David Ahlers
Executive Vice President Human Resources
Graco

LEAP: “Rethinking benefits to deliver radical savings while creating an award-winning workplace.”

Day One

Tuesday October 15, 2019

12:00 pm | Develop: What Are the Keys to Transforming Engagement in a Multi-Generational Manufacturing Workplace?

11:20 am | Discover: Delivering Radical Savings & Transform Lives While Creating an Award-winning Manufacturing Workplace

Piyush Sarode
Head HR, Cell & Gene Technical Development & Manufacturing
Novartis

LEAP: “Revolutionizing manufacturing HR in the same way Novartis is revolutionizing medicine.”

Day Two

Wednesday October 16, 2019

12:10 pm | Develop: What Are the Key Ways in Which the Way We Work in Manufacturing Is Going to Change & How Do We Need to Prepare Now?

11:50 am | Discover: The Journey of Transforming HR in a Nontraditional Manufacturing Environment

Roland Silverio
most recently Chief Human Resources Officer
Jabil

LEAP: “Rethinking knowledge transfer to enable the manufacturing firm of the future to thrive.”

Day One

Tuesday October 15, 2019

5:10 pm | Pecha Kucha: Rethinking Knowledge Transfer to Enable the Manufacturing Organization of the Future to Thrive

Day Two

Wednesday October 16, 2019

1:30 pm | Speed Learning: HR Leaps from Manufacturing People Leaders

Jennifer Dwyer
Head of Organization & Workforce Development
BASF

LEAP: “Rethinking the role of workforce development in a future manufacturing business.”

Day Two

Wednesday October 16, 2019

9:00 am | Discover: How BASF Is Reimagining Its Approach to Workforce Development to Compete & Succeed

Deon MacMillan
Chief Human Resources Officer
Ardent Mills

LEAP: “Rethinking employee experience to create a futurefocused, high-performance workforce.”

Day One

Tuesday October 15, 2019

4:30 pm | Develop: How Do You Best Overcome the Resistance Which Inherently Comes with Challenging Traditional Thinking in Manufacturing HR?

3:50 pm | Discover: Rethinking Our Employee Experience to Create a Future-Focused, High-Performance Workforce Inside a Lean, Mean Manufacturing Business

Brent Louie
Head of People Analytics
Ingersoll Rand

LEAP: “Building and leveraging people analytics capability in a future-focused manufacturing company.”

Day One

Tuesday October 15, 2019

4:30 pm | Develop: How Do You Best Overcome the Resistance Which Inherently Comes with Challenging Traditional Thinking in Manufacturing HR?

4:10 pm | Discover: Turning Data into Decisions: Building & Leveraging People Analytics Capability in a Future- Focused Manufacturing Company

Shawn Schmonsky
Vice President Human Resources
A. O. Smith

LEAP: “Making lean HR a reality inside a high-performance manufacturing organization.”

Day One

Tuesday October 15, 2019

10:00 am | Develop: How Do We Overcome the Most Common Challenges to Making Lean HR a Reality?

9:40 am | Discover: Inside the Journey of Making Lean HR a Reality Inside a High-performance Manufacturing Organization

Glenn Johnson
Head of Workforce Development
BASF

LEAP: “Rethinking the role of  workforce development in a future manufacturing business.”

Day Two

Wednesday October 16, 2019

9:15 am | Action: What Are We Now Going to Change to Ensure We Have a Best-In-Class Approach to Workforce Development?

8:30 am | Develop: How Do We Navigate a Course Through Conflicting Data to Find & Build a Workforce with Skills Aligned to the Future Needs of the Business

Mandy Baeumel
Vice President Human Resources
Southwire Company

LEAP: “Reinventing work to transform manufacturing recruitment, engagement and retention.”

Day Two

Wednesday October 16, 2019

12:10 pm | Develop: What Are the Key Ways in Which the Way We Work in Manufacturing Is Going to Change & How Do We Need to Prepare Now?

11:30 am | Discover: Reinventing the Way We Work in Manufacturing to Transform Recruitment, Engagement & Retention

Gregg Peterson
Vice President of Human Resources
Horton

LEAP: “Retooling manufacturing HR to place agility and simplicity at the heart of everything we do.”

Day Two

Wednesday October 16, 2019

1:30 pm | Speed Learning: HR Leaps from Manufacturing People Leaders

Rose Rogers
Chief Human Resources Officer
Ducommun

LEAP: “Rethinking how innovative HR can allow us accelerate into a new manufacturing future.”

Day One

Tuesday October 15, 2019

4:30 pm | Develop: How Do You Best Overcome the Resistance Which Inherently Comes with Challenging Traditional Thinking in Manufacturing HR?

3:30 pm | Discover: Why The Time Is Now to Rethink How Innovative HR Can Allow Us Accelerate into a New Manufacturing Future

Raj Patel
Onboarding & New Hire Inspiration Leader
Toyota

LEAP: “Inspiring tomorrow’s talentto develop the agile manufacturing workforce of the future.”

Day Two

Wednesday October 16, 2019

10:30 am | Develop: How Do Manufacturers of All Shapes & Sizes Prepare Themselves for a More Agile, Flexible Manufacturing Future?

10:10 am | Discover: Inspiring Tomorrow’s Talent in New Ways to Develop the Engaged, Agile Manufacturing Workforce of the Future

Sean Munafo
Regional Vice President
iCIMS

LEAP: “Rethinking end-to-end recruitment in manufacturing to help find better candidates faster.”

Day One

Tuesday October 15, 2019

2:20 pm | Develop: What Traditional Thinking Most Needs to Be Challenged Around How We Find Talent in Manufacturing Today?

2:00 pm | Discover: Rethinking Your Approach to End-to- End Recruitment in Manufacturing to Find Better Candidates Faster

Erwin van der Vlist
Co-Founder
Speakap

LEAP: “Rethinking social communication to drive engagement in a future manufacturing industry.”

Day One

Tuesday October 15, 2019

12:00 pm | Develop: What Are the Keys to Transforming Engagement in a Multi-Generational Manufacturing Workplace?

11:40 am | Discover: Rethinking Social Communication to Drive Engagement Inside a Multi-Generational Manufacturing Industry

Gareth Pearce
Managing Director – LEAP HR
Hanson Wade

Day One

Tuesday October 15, 2019

8:45 am | What it Takes to Make a Leap a Reality