EMS Leadership Summit at IPC APEX EXPO 2022

EMS Leaders of Today and Tomorrow Helping Each Other and the Industry to Prosper
Monday | January 24 | 8:00 am-5:00 pm | 6:00 pm Networking Dinner


*The first individual from a company receives $200 in credits, subsequent employees increase the vouchers to $300 each.

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The EMS Leadership Summit brings together current and future industry leaders to solve problems, build business networks and share insights to doing business better. Focused on high level topics which drive business growth and financial success, leaders gather insights from experts and discuss their own and potential new best practices during panel discussions and roundtables. This meeting of minds inspires action and builds resources for participants, future leaders, and the greater EMS industry. Relax and continue making connections at the EMS Networking Dinner after the summit adjourns. Dinner included with your summit registration.

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Member | $695
Nonmember | $895

Includes Monday summit, Monday lunch and EMS Networking Dinner. Select to the free Event Essentials Pass during registration and then add the EMS Leadership Summit.
Attendance Requirement: Manager and above of an EMS company

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EMS Leadership Summit Agenda

7:30 am | Pre-event Networking and Continental Breakfast

8:00 am | Welcome and Self Introductions | Speaker: David Hollingsworth, Ascentron

8:10 am | IPC Advocacy Update | Speaker: Chris Mitchell, IPC

8:40 am | Economic Outlook for the EMS Industry | TBD

9:10 am | Supply Chain Update - Parts and Boards | Speakers: Tom Edman, President and CEO, TTM Technologies Inc.; Alex Iuorio, Sr. VP Supply Management, Avnet; Tom Vanderheyden, Sr. VP of Supply Chain and Sales Enablement, TTI, Inc. 

10:00 am | Break

10:15 am | Solution Sharing Round Table

11:00 am | Industry Spotlight: CMMC in Practice for High-Mix, Low-Volume EMS | Speaker: Todd Brassard, Calumet Electronics 

11:45 am | Lunch and Learn: IPC Training Programs for EMS | Speaker: Dave Hernandez, IPC

12:45 pm | Break

1:00 pm | Quoting Software - User Experience Panel | Speakers: Charles Capers, Zentech;  Deb Gude,  Spartronics

1:50 pm | Round Table - Building Next Generation's Leaders

2:35 pm | Robotic Automation for Low to Medium Electronics Manufacturing | Speaker: Robert Toppel, e1ectr0n

3:20 pm | Break

3:35 pm | Mergers and Acquisitions Update | Speakers: Jack Calderon and Chaim Lubin, Lincoln Partners

4:15 pm | Round Table - Collaborative Insights for EMS Success and Growth

5:00 pm | Closing Remarks and Q&A

5:05 pm | Adjourn

6:00 pm | Networking Dinner

Attendance requirement: Manager and above of an EMS company