2014 Program : 2014 Sustainable Manufacturer & Water 2.0 Conference

PROGRAM - Sustainable Manufacturer & Water 2.0 Conference
May 20-22, 2014 - Northern Illinois University - Naperville (Chicago), IL

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Sustainable Manufacturer Conference
7:30am Registration & Continental Breakfast
   
8:00-8:15am Welcome/Announcements - Sustainable Manufacturer Network Staff
   
8:15-9:00am Sustainability 101 Tutorial OR User Roundtables - Open Issues (attendees choose)
   
   
9:00-9:15am Break
   
   
9:15-11:15am Sustainable User Panel #1, moderated by Kate Bachman, Sustainable Manufacturer Network
  Panelists:
  Mark Coleman, Manager Business Development, Harbec, Inc.
  Fred Earley, Corporate Environmental Engineering Manager, Vermeer Corp.
  Tonja Rammel, EHS Manager, Crown Equipment Corp.
  Kyle Stavig, CEO, Myers Container LLC
  Patricia Yulkowski, President & CEO, Total Door Systems
   
   
11:15am-Noon Lean and Green Panel, moderated by Bill Stough, CEO, Sustainable Research Group, LLC
  Panelists:
  Brion Hurley, Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt, Rockwell Collins
  Sasha Reed, Director of Strategic Alliances, BlueBeam Software
   
   
Noon-1:00pm Lunch
   
   
1:00-2:45pm Waste Management/Diversion Panel, moderator to be announced
  Panelists:
  Marilyn N. Glass-Hedges, Graduate Research Asst., Western Michigan University
  James Hall, Vice-President, Special Waste Solutions, Covanta
  Rhonda Scherer, Environmental Compliance & Sustainability Manager, National Office Furniture (invited)
  David Zasloff, CEO, Sockwa (invited)
   
   
2:45-3:00pm Break
   
   
3:00-4:45pm Energy Efficiency Panel, moderated by Aaron Mason, Director of Operations, Hawkeye Energy Solutions
  Panelists:
  Michael Overturf, CEO, ZF Energy Development (invited)
  Tom Pincince, President & CEO, Digital Lumens (invited)
  Doug Young, Business Development, Hastings Air Energy Control, Inc.
   
   
5:30-7:30pm Reception & Exhibits
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Sustainable Manufacturer & Water 2.0 Conference
7:30am Registration & Continental Breakfast
   
   
8:00-8:15am Welcome/Announcements - Sustainable Manufacturer Network Staff
   
   
8:15-8:45am Keynote: To be announced
   
   
8:45-10:30am Sustainable User Panel #2, moderated by Bill Stough, CEO, Sustainable Research Group, LLC
  Panelists:
  Phil Baerenwald, President, JL Clark
  Josh Gibson, Manager of Safety & Environmental Affairs, Kerry Ingredients & Flavours - Americas Region
  Sue Max, EHS Manager, Metcam, Inc.
  Mary Ellen Mika, LEED-AP, CPM, Supply Chain Management, Steelcase, Inc.
   
   
10:30-10:45am Break
   
   
10:45am-Noon Reimagining/Repurposing Energy Panel, moderated by Kate Bachman, Sustainable Manufacturer Network
  Panelists:
  Marty Sawyer, CEO, Trimac Industrial Systems (invited)
  Victor Wulc, Marketing Director - Sustainability, GDF Suez Energy Resources (invited)
   
   
Noon-1:00pm Lunch
   
   
1:00-2:30pm Renewables Panel, moderated by Kate Bachman, Sustainable Manufacturer Network
  Panelists:
  Brion Fitzpatrick, Director of Business Development, Inman Solar (invited)
  Jim Petrecky, VP Business Development, Plug Power (invited)
  Deanna Postlethwaite, Business Unit Manager, Lincoln Electric (invited)
   
   
2:30-2:45pm Break
   
 
Water 2.0 Conference begins
 
   
2:45-3:00pm Alan Hinchman, Global Marketing Director-Infrastructure, GE Intelligent Platforms
   
3:00-3:30pm Kyle Reissner, Senior Marketing Manager Automation Software, GE Intelligent Platforms
   
3:30-4:00pm Water Technology Trends – Patents Reveal Growth and Opportunity
  Scott Anderson, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
   
4:00-5:00pm Panel
  Clifton McCann, Partner, Thompson Hine
  Michael Zimmer, Partner, Thompson Hine
  Gregory Chafee, Partner, Thompson Hine
   
5:00-5:30pm TBD
   
5:30-7:00pm Reception
 

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Water 2.0 Conference
8:30-8:45am Alan Hinchman, Global Marketing Director-Infrastructure, GE Intelligent Platforms
   
8:45-9:00am Vincent Caprio, Executive Director, Water Innovations Alliance Foundation
   
9:00-9:30am Brent Giles, PhD, Senior Analyst, Lux Research Inc.
   
9:30-10:00am Christopher Peacock, Founder, Water Innovation Project
   
10:00-10:30am Kevin McGovern, CEO, The Water Initiative
   
10:30-11:00am Stephen Spoonamore, CEO, ABSMaterials Inc.
   
11:00-11:30am Erik Hromadka, CEO, Global Water Technologies
   
11:30am-Noon Dan Kroll, Chief Scientist, Hach Homeland Security Technologies; Principal Investigator, Hach Advanced Technology Group
   
Noon-12:30pm Sally Gutierrez, Director, U.S. EPA’s Environmental Technology Innovation Cluster Development & Support Program
   
12:30 - 1:00pm Lunch
   
1:00pm Tour