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10:00 am Conference Registration & Networking

10:30 am What it Takes to Make a Leap a Reality

Redesign The Way We Work on the Production Floor in 2021 & Beyond

10:40 am Opening Panel Discussion: Break Away from Traditional HR Thinking to Redesign the Way We Work Across All Sectors of the Manufacturing Industry

11:10 am Speed Networking Break

Break Away from Traditional Talent Acquisition to Transform Its Impact

11:40 am Discover: Rethinking the Value of a High-Performing Talent Acquisition Strategy During Time of Significant Organizational Change

12:00 pm Discover: Break Away From Traditional Recruitment Strategies to Find, Attract, & Inspire the Talent You Need to Become a High-Performing Manufacturing Organization

  • Jami Farkas Director of Human Resources, Cascade Engineering

12:20 pm Develop: What More Can We Learn from the Manufacturers Rethinking How to Attract & Inspire Top Talent?

12:35 pm Break & Visit Virtual Booths

Boost Front-Line Engagement to Re-Ignite Your Production Line in 2021

12:55 pm Discover: Shifting Perceptions in Labor Relations: Driving a Culture-Led Strategy to Boost Engagement in Your Production Line Workforce

  • Deon MacMillan Chief Human Resources & Communications Officer, Ardent Mills
  • Mark Kruger Vice President of Human Resources & Employment Law, Ardent Mills

1:15 pm Discover: The Fresh Approaches to Inspiring & Re-energizing Your Plant Managers in 2021 & Beyond

1:35 pm Develop: What More Can We Learn from the Thought-Leaders Transforming the Way We Engage Our Production Floor Workforces?

  • Deon MacMillan Chief Human Resources & Communications Officer, Ardent Mills
  • Mark Kruger Vice President of Human Resources & Employment Law, Ardent Mills
  • Rose Rogers Chief Human Resources Officer, Ducommun

1:50 pm Interactive Discussion Groups

Unlock the Potential of Your Front-Line Manufacturing Workforce

2:10 pm Discover: Redefining Your Culture & Engagement On the Production Floor Through Talent Brand & Leadership Expectations

  • Kristina Morton Vice President Human Resources, Supply Chain, General Mills - Inc

2:30 pm Discover: Challenge Conventional Learning & Development to Unlock the Potential of the Individuals In Your Front Line Workforce

2:50 pm Discover: Reskilling Your Workforce into the Manufacturing Jobs of the Future

3:10 pm Develop: What More Can We Learn from HR Leaders Rethinking How to Unlock the Potential of a Manufacturing Workforce?

3:25 pm Break & Visit Virtual Booths

Break the Mold on Compensation & Career Paths for Your Hourly Workforce

3:45 pm Discover: The New Thinking Required to Effectively Break Away from Traditional Compensation Plans for Your Hourly Workforce

  • Patti Welch Vice President of Human Resources, Magnaflow

4:05 pm Discover: Rethinking Career Pathing to Transform Hourly Workforce Engagement & HR Efficiency

  • Erica Wyatt Chief Human Resources Officer, Intrepid Potash

4:25 pm Develop: What More Can We Learn from HR Leaders Rethinking Traditional Career Paths For the Hourly Workforce?

  • Patti Welch Vice President of Human Resources, Magnaflow
  • Erica Wyatt Chief Human Resources Officer, Intrepid Potash

4:40 pm Interactive Discussion Groups

5:00 pm End of Conference Day One