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May 19-20, 2021

Manufacturing & Microsoft Technology Conference

The Manufacturing and Microsoft Technology Conference is an online event designed to help today’s manufacturing leaders improve operations, gain insights, and reach goals through the strategic use of modern business technology solutions.

Equipping Professionals

Join us for LIVE breakout sessions with the opportunity for Q&A interactions. Gain a better understanding of not only how to capitalize on Microsoft technology solutions to innovate your business but also explore strategies, best practices and what other leading manufacturers are doing to achieve their goals. Here’s what you can expect from the Manufacturing & Microsoft Technology Conference:

Take away a better understanding of how other companies are leveraging modern Microsoft technology to drive business

Learn all the ways you can get more from cloud-based technology solutions, PLUS additional Microsoft applications

Gain ideas on how to utilize the latest technology tools and processes to innovate your business

Explore valuable features, tips, best practices

Is the Manufacturing & Microsoft Technology Conference for you? Our content is created to support company leaders for manufacturing organizations in Finance, Information Technology, Operations, Sales & Marketing and Business Analysis.

The Speakers

Preview the distinguished leaders who will be sharing their knowledge with you.

Select a speaker’s photo to view his or her bio.

Rosemary Coates Photo

Rosemary Coates
Founder & Executive Director

Sean Todd Photo

Sean Todd
Director of Security

Eric Newell Photo

Eric Newell

Michelle Schumacher Photo

Michelle Schumacher

Dave Stahlman Photo

Dave Stahlman
VP of Sales & Marketing

Andy Lawton-Thesing Photo

Andy Lawton-Thesing

Adam Hallbeck Photo

Adam Hallbeck
Solution Architect

Anne Kaese Photo

Anne Kaese
Senior Consultant

Marcus Haug Photo

Marcus Haug
Solution Architect

Scott Frappier Photo

Scott Frappier
Solution Architect

Paul Kjer Photo

Paul Kjer
Enterprise Practice Director

Greg Grahams Photo

Greg Grahams
BI & Analytics Lead

The Schedule

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Our MMTC keynote and breakout sessions below are designed to be a la carte! You must register individually for each session you are interested in and you’ll receive a confirmation and calendar hold. Can’t make the session? Sign up anyway and we’ll send you a recording to view at your convenience!

Wednesday, May 19

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM CT

What is Your Global Manufacturing Strategy? Is It Time to Reshore?

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM CT

Four Keys to Choosing the Best ERP or CRM Solution

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM CT

Getting and Keeping Customers in 2021 and Beyond

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM CT

Mastering the Production Floor

12:00PM – 1:00PM CT

Imagining the Possibilities with Dynamics 365 for Manufacturing

12:00PM – 1:00PM CT

Beyond Reporting - What BI Can Do For Your Manufacturing Operation

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM CT

Smart Field Service for Manufacturers and Distributors

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM CT

V is for Victory - The Elements of a Successful MRP Implementation Rollout

3:00PM – 4:00PM CT

Lot Management Strategies and Best Practices

3:00PM – 4:00PM CT

Selling Through a Complex Channel - Distributor Management

Thursday, May 20

10:00AM – 11:00PM CT

Manufacturing Technology in 2021 - The Impact of Digital Transformation

12:00PM – 1:00PM CT

The Power of a Connected Shipping Solution

12:00PM – 1:00PM CT

How to Improve Employee Satisfaction with Company ERP Implementations

1:30PM – 2:30PM CT

Selecting and Implementing ERP: Don’t Leave it to Chance

1:30PM – 2:30PM CT

Reporting and Business Intelligence Strategies for Today's CFO

3:00PM – 4:00PM CT

Cybersecurity Tips for Manufacturers – How to Protect Yourself From Ransomware & Other Vulnerabilities

3:00PM – 4:00PM CT

Ensuring Quality for Batch Manufacturers

3:00PM – 4:00PM CT

Guaranteeing ERP Project Success with an Enterprise Process Review