Orlando FL

JW Marriott Grande Lakes
October 14, 2018
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The 2018 MHI Executive Summit is an exclusive, senior-level, one day event for manufacturing and supply chain executive leadership that focuses on the NextGen technology, leading trends and enterprise-level best practices explored in the 2018 MHI Annual Industry Report.

At the MHI Executive Summit you will have the opportunity to explore NextGen supply chain trends and disruptive technologies and learn what's coming in the next five years and how it will impact and disrupt you, and your customers, operations.

Connect with like-minded executives in an interactive environment to address top-of-mind supply chain topics, challenge the status quo and pave the way for future success.

Qualifications for registration consideration are:
Senior Level Supply Chain Executives of companies that use or are interested in material handling equipment, software, consulting or integration services or C-Level Executives from MHI Member companies.

Event Rates

Executive Summit

695 $

First 50 registrations, after 50 registrations - $895

  • Senior Level Supply Chain Executives or
  • C-Level Executives from MHI Member companies
Register Now!

Executive Summit & Annual Conference

1,690 $

First 50 registrations, after 50 registrations - $2,190

  • Senior Level Supply Chain Executives or
  • C-Level Executives from MHI Member companies
Register Now!

8:10 AM - 9:25 AM
Gerd Leonhard
The 10 Essential Future Principles Every Supply Chain Leader Needs to Know Right Now

9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
John Sileo
Cybersecurity: Empowering Cultural Change

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Richie Etwaru
Blockchain – What's All the Hype?

3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Don Bossi
Creating the Workforce of the Future

Executive Summit Keynote Sessions

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8:10 AM - 9:25 AM

The 10 Essential Future Principles Every Supply Chain Leader Needs to Know Right Now

The next 20 years will bring more changes than the past 300 years (and that is not an overstatement). Gerd Leonard will outline the 10 essential principles manufacturing and supply chain leaders need to know to ensure the success of their business and their lives in this digital future.

Gerd Leonhard
Author, Futurist & CEO, The Futures Agency
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9:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Cybersecurity: Empowering Cultural Change

How do you cope with such a wide range of cyber threats and liabilities when you may have little to no technical background? John Sileo leverages his experience working with clients like the Pentagon and Charles Schwab to give you a strategic punch list of action items to reduce your chances of a costly data breach.

John Sileo
Cyber Security Expert & CEO, The Sileo Group
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Blockchain – What's All the Hype?

Dive into blockchain paradigm with Richie Etwaru and learn the fundamentals of how these innovations compare and contrast to past technology. Discover the business and social impact of the blockchain innovation, how it is impacting businesses today and may impact commerce in the longer term.

Richie Etwaru
Blockchain Expert & Professor, Syracuse University
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Workshop: To Blockchain or Not to Blockchain

Richie Etwaru will share the top ten considerations for deciding whether to implement an enterprise blockchain project or not. Participants will discuss the strategic rationales of implementing the blockchain paradigm, timing for this project and formation of use cases.

Richie Etwaru
Blockchain Expert & Professor, Syracuse University
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3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Creating the Workforce of the Future

The needs of the future workforce are rapidly changing, as technology and businesses evolve at ever accelerating rates. Don Bossi will discuss the culture of innovation, self-disruption, and creativity needed in the next-generation workforce, and what companies can do now to invest in the talent pool of the future.

Don Bossi
President, FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)

NextGen Leadership program

Not a senior-level executive but interested in attending? The MHI Young Professionals Network group is sponsoring a NextGen Leadership program. To qualify, you must be supported by and attend with a senior-level executive from your company.

To learn more contact membership.

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