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Hear from Industry-Leading Experts

Confirmed Speakers Include:



Peggy Gulick

Peggy Gulick
Director, Smart Factory | Kohler

Chad Corbin

Chad Corbin
Digital Manufacturing Leader | Michelin

Ida Ståhl

Ida Ståhl
Business & Industry Program Manager | SC Department of Commerce

Chetan Polavaram

Chetan Polavaram
Global Digital Transformation Leader | The Coca-Cola Company

Alex Badillo

Alex Badillo
IVL AMER Digital Leader | Indorama Ventures

Erin Welken

Erin Welken
Plant Operations Manager | Corning

Andy Carr

Andy Carr
SVP - Operations | SCMEP

Sandeep Jeereddy

Sandeep Jeereddy
Research & Innovation Engineer | BMW

Joseph Stanford

Joseph Stanford
Sr. Manager of Engineering | Sleep Number

Ramy Harik

Ramy Harik
Chief Manufacturing Officer | Nephron Pharmaceuticals

Eric Borowicz

Eric Borowicz
General Manager – Accessories | AFL

Kathy Miller

Kathy Miller
Co-Founder | OpSisters

Jan Pingel

Jan Pingel
Product Leader, Digital Solutions | Ingersoll Rand

Dr. Don Kinard

Dr. Don Kinard
Senior Fellow | Lockheed Martin

Mike Cuggy

Mike Cuggy
Global Operational Excellence Leader | AstenJohnson

Joseph Etris

Joseph Etris
VP IoT Solutions | Gemba Systems

Kirsten Booth

Kirsten Booth
Senior Manager, Manufacturing Engineering | Rolls Royce Power Systems

Mike Ungar

Mike Ungar
Executive Coach | FocalPoint

Thomas Ortiz

Thomas Ortiz
Digital Transformation Leader | Boeing

Brian Kuney

Brian Kuney
Regional Vice President | SCMEP

Catherine Haye

Catherine Hayes
Industry Manager | SCRA: South Carolina Research Authority

Nicholaus Hughes

Nicholaus Hughes
Innovation Mentor & IT Specialist | Amsted Rail

Robert Stucky

Robert Stucky
Lead Manufacturing Engineer | SylvanSport

Meg Lanza

Meg Lanza
Head of Technology, US | BSH Home Appliances Group

David Wade

David Wade
Senior Agile Transformation Coach | Boeing

Jon Quigley

Jon Quigley
Column Writer | PMTips, Assembly Mag & Automotive Industries Online

Marcia Walker

Marcia Walker
Research Director | IDC

John Roney

John Roney
Owner | FocalPoint

Ann Wyatt

Ann Wyatt
President, Agency Owner | Ann Wyatt Recruiting

Susie Shannon

Susie Shannon
President & CEO | South Carolina Council on Competitiveness

Alicia Lopez-Floyd

Alicia Lopez-Floyd
HR Leadership Next Senior Program Manager | Boeing

Tony Moore

Tony Moore
Director of Operations | SC MEP

Mike Demos

Mike Demos
South Carolina Coordinator | OpExChange

Jerry Pilewski

Jerry Pilewski
Business Coaching for Small to Medium Business Owners | FocalPoint

Chris Mercurio

Chris Mercurio
Connected Industry Consultant | Bosch Rexroth

Mina Hostage

Mina Hostage
Commercial Exec Digital Transformation | Tulip

Michael Throne

Michael Thorne
Data & Analytics Architecture Lead - Electrification Business Area | ABB

Jason Adair

Jason Adair
VP of Sales | Airgap Networks Inc.

Daniel Gambrell

Daniel Gambrell
Investment Associate | SCRA: South Carolina Research Authority

James Ritcher

James Ritcher
Director of Workforce Development | South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance

Ryan Bowery

Ryan Bowery
Principal Solutions Engineer | Claroty

Rhonda Huskins

Rhonda Huskins
Regional Vice President | SCMEP

Christopher Lewis

Christopher Lewis
Sr. Director of Solution Consulting | Infor

Bryan Bauw

Bryan Bauw
Head of Manufacturing & Partner | Prime Movers Lab

Amanda Dotten

Amanda Dotten
Senior Account Executive | Symphony AI

Ryan Bowery

John Cade Farris
Senior Operations Manager | Sunland Logistics Solutions