PMPA Management Update Conference

San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina - San Diego, California
March 8-10, 2018
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Schedule of Events

Thursday, March 8

4:30 pm

First Timer Welcome Reception

5:00 pm

Welcome Reception | Registration

 Friday, March 9

7:00 am

Registration Desk Opens

7:00 am

Buffet Breakfast

8:00  am

General Session

11:30 am

Group Lunch


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CONFERENCE SUMMARY

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FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2018

KEYNOTE Speaker: Brian Beaulieu, ITR Economics

KEYNOTE Speaker:  Jeffery Downs, FrankCovey

BREAKOUTS:

  • How to Write a Grant Proposal - HANDOUT
    Speaker: William Lemon
  • Secure Your Company's Future with MFG - HANDOUT
    Speaker: Miles Free, PMPA

SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 2018

KEYNOTE Speaker: Cathy McCullough, Rhythm Systems, Inc.
  • Building a Culture of Performance and Accountability - PRESENTATION

BLOCK #1:

  • TRACK: Operations Management
    The Winners Edge PRESENTATION
    Speaker: Bruce Boguski
  • TRACK: Business Management
    Tips for Getting Your People to Think Strategically - PRESENTATION
    Speaker:  Cathy McCullough
  • TRACK: Sales & Marketing
    Disruptive Strategy: Digital, Innovation & Emerging Technologies Meet B2B Marketing - PRESENTATION
    Speaker:  Leanne Shupe

BLOCK #2:

  • TRACK: Operations Management
    Best Practices for Selecting & Implementing a Machine Monitoring System - PRESENTATION
    Speaker: Josh Davids
  • TRACK: Business Management
    The Winner's Edge - PRESENTATION
    Speaker: Brice Boguski
  • TRACK: Sales & Marketing
    Defining Your Strategic Sweet Spot (Part I) - PRESENTATION
    Defining Your Strategic Sweet Spot - HANDOUT
    Harvard Business Review Article - Can You Say What Your Strategy Is

    Speaker: Doreen Shanahan

BLOCK #3:

  • TRACK: Operations Management
    Inventory Valuation Techniques and Work-In Process Absorption - HANDOUT
    Speaker: Rich Henning / David Wynn - IT Committee
  • TRACK: Business Management
    Hiring for Cultural Fit - PRESENTATION
    Hiring for Cultural Fit - WORKBOOK

    Speaker:  Alec Broadfoot
  • TRACK: Sales & Marketing
    Defining Your Strategic Sweet Spot (Part II)
    Speaker:  Doreen Shanahan
Monday Morning Action Plan - Dan Vermeesch, Management Update Committee


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