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Annual Conference 2013


Breakout Sessions

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2013 Annual Conference Top

Monday, June 3



Innovations that Could Change the Way You Manufacture

Leadership Strategy

2:15 pm – 3:00 pm

Monolithic Fabrication of Millimeter-scale Machines
Pratheev Sreetharan, Vibrant Research

Meeting the Manufacturing Skill Gap
John Hindman, Director, Tooling U-SME

3:00 pm – 3:45 pm

Multi-ringed Domed Electrode for Aluminum Resistance Welding
Blair Carlson & Susan Smyth, General Motors

MT Connect (Applications to Increase Productivity and Competitiveness)
Neil Desrosiers, Mazak

3:45 pm – 4:00 pm




4:00 pm – 4:45 pm

Evolution of Large Scale Continuous Carbon nano-Structure Growth Process
Tushar Shah, Lockheed Martin

Scorecard Metrics: Training to Drive Sustainable Business Process
Shane Yount, Competitive Solutions, Inc.



Tuesday, June 4



Innovations that Could Change the Way You Manufacture


Leadership Strategy

8:00 am – 8:45 am


Fabrication of Rainbow-colored Linear Variable Optical Reflection Filters Using Low Cost Holographic Photopatterning
Alexander Cartwright & Qiaoqiang Gan, The State University of New York at Buffalo


Advanced Manufacturing: Its Workforce and the Semantic Web
Mark Rice, CEO, Maritime Physics Corporation


8:45 am – 9:30 am




Innovation/Technology and America's Role in the 21st Century Global Economy
Aris Melissaratos, Johns Hopkins University


9:30 am – 9:45 am



9:45 am – 10:15 am


Seeing Around Corners by Capturing Light in Motion
Andreas Velten, Mordgridge Institute for Research


Changing the Way We Lead Change
Jeff Fuchs, The Maryland World Class Consortia


10:15 am – 10:45 am


3D Printing of Silicon Micro- and Nanostructures by Ion Implantation, Silicon Deposition, and Selective Silicon Etching
Andreas Fischer, KTH Royal institute of Technology


The Power of Employee Engagement: A New Form of Innovation
Bruce Hamilton, President GBMP, Inc

10:45 am – 11:15 am


11:15 am – 11:45 am

Robotic Self-Modeling
Justin Hart, Yale University

Fuel form Air: Carbon-neutral Fuel from Renewable Electricity
Peter Harrison, Air Fuel Synthesis

Leading Your Business Forward: Aligning Goals, People, and Systems for Sustainable Success (focus on diverse communication)
Shane Yount, Principal and Owner, Competitive Solutions, Inc