Tuesday, July 30
4 PM – Welcome to Put-in-Bay & Registration
6 PM – TechShow & Cocktail Reception
Wednesday, July 31
7:30 AM – Breakfast
8:00 AM – Keynote Speakers
9:30 AM – Industry 4.0 Executive Panel
10:30 AM – First Breakout Session
12:15 AM – Lunch
1:15 PM – Breakout Sessions
5 PM – Dinner, Poolside
6 PM – GrayMatter Band at the Boathouse
Thursday, August 1
8:45 AM – Breakout Sessions
11 AM – Check Out
Mastering the Chemistry of Digital Change
8:00 AM, Keynote Speaker: Cassandra Worthy, Founder of We Are Change Enthusiasts & former P&G employee
Cassandra Worthy is Founder & Chief Enthusiasm Officer of We Are Change Enthusiasts LLC, a well- respected Corporate speaking and training firm. She is a former Fortune 100 Innovation Leader, highly dynamic speaker & presenter, chemical engineer, but above all else the world’s leading expert on Change EnthusiasmTM.
She has spent nearly 15 years in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry, the majority of that time at Procter & Gamble, leading organizations delivering innovation across some of the world’s most iconic brands.
Culture Change Speaker
How to Think Like Amazon
8:30 AM, Keynote Speaker: Douglas Bellin, Amazon Web Services
Doug Bellin is a key presenter for the Amazon Culture, evolution of Amazon.com and fulfillment centers. Many companies would like the secrets behind Amazon’s relentless focus on customer experience.
Amazon Web Services
Harvesting Value from Data to Drive Process and People Changes
9:00 AM, Keynote Speaker: John Baier, Senior Manager, IS Operations, J.M. Smucker Company
John Baier leads a group that supports Smucker’s production facilities. John will highlight how his team takes a practical, pragmatic approach to harvesting value to align with initiative roadmaps and to support corporate investment in new technology.
The J.M. Smucker Company was founded in 1897 when Jerome Monroe (J.M.) Smucker created his first product, apple butter, in Orrville, Ohio.
Guided by a vision to engage, delight, and inspire consumers through trusted food and beverage brands that bring joy throughout their lives, Smucker has grown to be a well-respected North American marketer and manufacturer.
The Fortune 500 company’s brands spans pet food and pet snacks, coffee, and consumer food and natural beverage.
John Baier, Sr. Manager IS Operations
The J.M. Smucker Company
Becoming Bold Executive Panel: Skills Leaders Need for the Future
9:30 AM, Panel Speakers: Jeff Woodard, VP of Operational Excellence,
T. Marzetti; Amy Sausen, IT Global Director, R&D, and Global Manufacturing, Kimberly-Clark; Mike Matlock, Former DOW executive & operations leader
Effective digital initiatives often depend on a mix of experimentation, bold decisions, and failure. Leaders often hear that creating a culture where risk-taking is acceptable is key but how do you do that?
This panel will give real-world examples from leaders on key behaviors needed to manage change. How do you handle fear? How do you reward your team?