Event Agenda

*All agenda items listed are subject to change

August 14

Pre-MMX Golf Scramble (9 Holes), Hosted by Wi3DP  |  Tee Time: 1:50 p.m.  |  Kensington Golf Club (4171 Westford Pl, Canfield, OH 44406)  |  Register HERE

No Host Gathering  |  5-8 p.m.  |  Kensington Golf Simulator Lounge at Waypoint 4180 (4180 Westford Pl, Canfield, OH 44406)

August 15  l  8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Time Topic Speaker
0700 Networking Breakfast / Sponsor Exhibits Open
0830 America Makes State of the Union John Wilczynski, Executive Director, America Makes
0900 Strategy for Advanced Manufacturing in the DoD  (*video recording) Steven Wax, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Science and Technology
0915 Keynote: DOE AMMTO Strategic Vision on AM Materials and Processes Huijuan Dai, Program Manager, U.S. Department of Energy
0945 Project Call Announcement: Alloy Development & Allowables Generation Brandon Ribic, Technology Director, America Makes
1015 Modernizing Defense Supply Chain with Next-Level Teaming and Collaboration Panel Moderator: Kimberly Gibson, Ecosystem Director, America Makes
Panelists: Ben DiMarco, The Ohio State University; Teresa Clement, RTX; Sarah Jordan, Skuld, LLC; Samantha Snabes, re:3D
1100 Ohio’s Innovation Hub – Looking to Advanced Manufacturing to Modernize Our State Economy Lydia Mihalik, State of Ohio, Director of Ohio Department of Development
1130 Sponsor Exhibits Open / Networking Break / Lunch Buffet
1330 Congressional Update Congressman Dave Joyce (OH-14)
1400 Critical Mass – An Inflection Point for AM Within the DoD Ecosystem Honorable W. Jordan Gillis, Specialist Executive, Deloitte Consulting, LLC
1430 Technology Roadmap Advisory Group Update Prabhjot Singh, Director, Additive Manufacturing Process Capability Center, RTX
1500 Education and Workforce Development – What is Our Demand Signal? Josh Cramer, Education & Workforce Development Director, America Makes
1530 Strategic Needs for AM Propulsion Applications Panel Moderator: Brandon Ribic, Technology Director, America Makes
Panelists: Cheryl Bowman, NASA; Matt Gratias, Relativity Space; Vijay Madi, Air Force Research Laboratory; Thomas Pomorski, URSA Major; and Talbot Thrasher, Northrop Grumman
1615 GSA Multiple Award Schedule – How Does it Work and is it for Me? Latoya (Buffy) Sheard, GSA, Integrated Workplace Acquisition Center, Multiple Award Schedule
1645 Distinguished Collaborator and Ambassador Awards
1700 Networking Sponsor Remarks and Reception / Sponsor Exhibits Open Thank you to our Reception Sponsors: Team Neo, MITRE, JuggerBot3D
1900 Day 1 Closes

August 16  l  8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Time Topic Speaker
0700 Networking Breakfast / Sponsor Exhibits Open
0745 Governance Board Meeting (Gold and Platinum Members Only) Nick Mulé, Executive Committee Chair
0900 Executive Committee Update Adam Hicks, Deputy Government Program Manager; Nick Mulé, Executive Committee Chair
0930 Keynote: The Additive Manufacturing Ecosystem: Department of the Air Force Science & Technology Perspective Timothy John Sakulich, Executive Director, Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
1000 DOE Strategy, Investment, and Ongoing Efforts at the MDF Ryan Dehoff, Director, Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (MDF) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
1030 Defense Manufacturing Community Support Program (DMCSP) – Best Practices Panel Moderator: Hiwot Gebremariam, Program Activity Lead, DMCSP
Panelists: Tulinda Larson, UT DMCSP; Josh Penney, TN DMCSP (SEAMTN); Aaron Patrick, OH DMCSP; James Hubbard, VA DMCSP; Yittayih Zelalem, IL DMCSP
1130 Keynote: DoD Industrial Base Policy Priorities Danielle Miller, Director, Policy, Analysis, and Transition
1200 Networking Break / Sponsor Exhibits Open / Lunch Buffet
1330 Army Organic Industrial Base Modernization Implementation Plan Stephanie Hoaglin, Director, OIB Modernization Task Force, Army Materiel Command
1400 Transitioning Competencies and Skillsets into the Workforce Panel Moderator: Josh Cramer, Education and Workforce Development Director, America Makes
Panelists: Jessica Borza, Ohio Manufacturers Association/Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Association; Nick Bush, The Lanterman Group; Mike Vasquez, 3Degrees; Michael Pecota, NAVAIR; Robert Wesley, RICOH USA
1430 Stepping into the Continuum with Edge Factor and America Makes Jeremy Bout, President & Founder, Edge Factor
1500 Ecosystem Expansion: Addressing Adoption of AM Across the USA Kimberly Gibson, Ecosystem Director, America Makes
1530 AMSC Roadmap Version 3.0 Rollout Jim McCabe, Senior Director, Standards Facilitation, America National Standards Institute
1600 America Makes CORE Joe Veranese, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, NCDMM
1630 Closing Remarks