National Technical Conference
April 21 - 24, 2018

Program Overview

Saturday,
April 21                

 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.  Registration
 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.  Reception (Cash Bar) 

Sunday,
April 22

 
10:30 - 12:45 p.m. Registration
12:00 - 12:30 p.m. First Timer Welcome
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Lunch & Keynote Speaker
2:45 - 4:15 p.m. Session Block #1       
 1. Swiss- Print Provided Technical Track
 2. Chips - How to Read, How to Break Technical Track
(Fundamental Session)
 3. Everyday Tech for Skills Enhancement Technical/ Leadership  
Development Track
 4. Team Building for Winners - Depending on
      Each Other for Success 
Leadership Development Track
 4:30 - 7:00 p.m. Technical Member Exhibits

Monday,
April 23

 
 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Buffet Breakfast
8:45 - 10:15 a.m. Session Block # 2  
 1. How to Best Utilize Rotary Transfer       Technology in Your Shop Technical Track
 2. CNC Multi-Function - Print Provided Technical Track
 3. Metallurgy for the Non-Metallurgist Technical Track 
(Fundamental Session)
 4. Tools to Assist Risk Based Thinking Quality/Leadership 
Development Track
10:30 - 12:00 p.m. Session Block #3
 1. Cam - Print Provided Technical Track
 2. Mastering New Processes - Part #1 - Milling Technical Track
(Advanced Session)
 3. The Future of Manufacturing Leadership Development Track
 4. Family of Parts - Lessons Learned Technical Track
 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.  Lunch & Awards
1:45 - 3:15 p.m. Session Block #4         
 1. Cam Machine Workshop - Session #1 Technical Track 
(Fundamental Session)
 2. Mastering New Processes - Part #2 -Turning Technical Track
(Advanced Session)
 3. Basic Lean Quality Track
3:30 - 5:00 p.m. Session Block #5          
 1. Cam Machine Workshop - Session #2 Technical Track 
(Advanced Session)
 2. CNC Multi-Spindle - Print Provided Technical Track
 3. Milling & Work-holding Optimization Technical Track
 4. Regulatory Compliance Leadership Development Track
5:00 - 6:15 p.m. Reception (Cash Bar)

Tuesday,
April 24

7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Buffet Breakfast
8:15 - 9:45 a.m. Session Block #6         
 1. Machine Hacks Technical Track
 2. Gaging Exploration - Beginning Tools Quality Track
(Fundamental Session)
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Session Block #7          
 1. Speeds, Feeds, and Shop Math Fundamentals Technical Track 
(Fundamental Session)
 2. How Shops are Training Leadership Development Track 
 3. Gaging Exploration - Applications Quality Track
(Advanced Session)
Conference Adjourned

 

 

 

















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Schedule of Events


Saturday, April 21

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Registration

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Reception (Cash Bar)


Sunday, April 22

10:30 - 12:45 a.m.
Registration

12:00 - 12:30 a.m.
First Timer Welcome

1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Lunch & Keynote Speaker 

2:45 - 4:15 p.m.
Session Block #1

4:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Technical Member Exhibits


Monday, April 23


7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Buffet Breakfast

8:45 - 10:15 a.m.
Session Block #2


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Testimonials

"The ability to give someone something to take home to the shop and use is the key to this conference."
Rich Nast, Bracalente Manufacturing Group

"This conference is what I use for the mental recharge. The open discussion time and opportunities to further explain concepts and ideas is huge."
Ron Herrera, Erie Specialty Products

 

 
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