MMX Agenda*

The annual America Makes Members Meeting & eXchange (MMX) will be held virtually on October 13-14, 2020.

*Subject to change without notice.

Updated: October 14, 2020

10:00 AM Pre-Registration / Networking Pre-Registration / Networking
11:00 AM Welcome & Opening Remarks
John Wilczynski, America Makes and
Dennis Butcher, AFRL
Welcome & Opening Remarks
John Wilczynski, America Makes and
John Barnes, The Barnes Global Advisors
11:15 AM Ohio’s State Perspective
Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted
OSD Agency Perspective / Welcome
Dr. JihFen Lei, Principal Deputy and Acting Director of Defense Research and Engineering for Research & Technology
11:30 AM Innovation and Change
Glenn Richardson, Jobs Ohio
NFL Safety – Helmet Challenge
12:00 PM America Makes Operations – State of the Institute
John Wilczynski, America Makes
AMNOW Project Update
Ashley Totin, NCDMM/America Makes
12:30 PM Global AM Perspective
Ian Cronin, World Economic Forum
Additive Manufacturing – Fundamental Research Supported by NSF
Kevin Chou, NSF
1:00 PM Lunch / Networking Break Lunch / Networking Break
2:00 PM Advanced Manufacturing Crisis Production Response (AMCPR) Project Update
Mark Cotteleer, Deloitte; Josh Cramer, America Makes
Technology Roadmap Advisory Group
Brian Thompson, GE
2:30 PM EWD Overview:  How to leverage America Makes Education and Workforce Development’s Portfolio
Josh Cramer, America Makes
VA – Advanced Manufacturing Strategy
Beth Ripley, Veteran Affairs
3:00 PM Networking Break Networking Break
3:30 PM Panel Discussion – Government Relations Advisory Group (GRAG)
Andrew Resnick, America Makes; Kasia Witkowski, HP; U.S. Congresswoman Hayley Stevens (MI-11); John Danko, Danko Arlington, Inc.
AM Workshop Outbrief and Policy Update
Greg Kilchenstein, DoD
4:00 PM Trade Opportunities in Foreign Markets
Amy Freedman, U.S. Commercial Service
4:30 PM AM Business Case Analysis Considerations
Tim Simpson, The Barnes Global Advisors
Closing Remarks & Networking
Ends at 5:30 PM
5:00 PM BYOB Networking Reception – Sponsored by Link3D
Ends at 6:00 PM
Ends 5:30 PM
Ends 6:00 PM