CONFERENCE DAY TWO

8:00 am Registration & Networking

8:40 am Chair’s Opening Remarks

Bringing Women into Manufacturing

8:50 am Discover: Bringing Women into The Business & Building Belonging

Synopsis

  • How can we attract women into the manufacturing industry and support them to develop their career
  • Conduct a needs assessment and listen to the data
  • How Finlays are supporting their female staff through implementation of ERGs, public speaking forums and piloting 3 different types of mentorship programs to grow female leadership

9:10 am Discover: Thriving As a Woman In a Manufacturing Environment

Synopsis

  • How can we help women thrive in a male dominated environment?
  • Learn about the importance of courageous conversations and the significance of male advocacy
  • How PM USA are creating the foundation for necessary conversations and intentionally building male advocates to increasing belonging in their workplaces

9:30 am Develop: How else Can We Create Feelings of Belonging in Our Manufacturing Spaces?

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Focus Day Chair

9:50 am Action: How are You Going to Help Women Develop at Your Organization?

Synopsis

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

10:10 am Manufacturing Segmented Networking

Synopsis

In this Quick Fire Session meet HR leaders who are working in your manufacturing space, sharing the same challenges and day-to-day experiences. Build networks and form long lasting friendships with others in the space

10:50 am Fireside Chat: Developing a Diverse and Inclusive Organization that Intentionally Promotes Belonging

  • Melinda White Senior Manager, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Graphic Packaging International

Synopsis

Hear from Graphic Packaging International about the strategies they are using to promote diversity, inclusion and belonging at their organization

11:10 am Refreshment Break

Leveraging & Assessing Organization Structure to Increase Productivity & Efficiency

11:30 am Discover: Taking a Methodological Approach to Standing Up a New Business

Synopsis

  • How can we build a new part of the business from scratch?
  • Take a step-by-step approach: Design your organization, hire your leadership, create operating models and stabilize the execution
  • How Intel Foundry Services have build a new business from the ground up, learn how they built the trajectory of the business and how they approached challenges along their journey such as: culture clashes and more!  

11:50 am Develop: How Can we Leverage Our Organizations Structure to Optimize Our Processes?

Synopsis

Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Focus Day Chair

12:10 pm Action: : What Are You Going to Change in your Organizations Structure?

Synopsis

Output Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Chair

12:30 pm Lunch

1:30 pm Speed Learning

Synopsis

In this quick-fire session, each table will be hosted by an Manufacturing HR leader who will share the secrets of their most high-impact leap; you then get the opportunity to question the host before moving on to your next table

Table 1: Development of In-House Training Programs to Combat the Skilled Labor Market Shortage

Table 2: Creating a ‘Learning Lab’

Table 3: Accelerating HR Excellence

  • Misty Ruttenbur Senior Partner - Human Resources & Business, Cyanco International LLC

Table 4: Bringing in Next-Generation Workers

Table 5: Implementing Successful Mentorship Programs

  • Jody Reed Human Resources Business Partner, AGRU America Inc.