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Focus on Manufacturing Breakfast

February 23 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am

$75
Manufacturing Breakfast

Focus on Manufacturing Breakfast

Presented by WMC Foundation and the Milwaukee Business Journal

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The Focus: Artificial Intelligence

Our Focus on Manufacturing Breakfast will highlight a key issue facing manufacturers in 2024, artificial intelligence! Our keynote speaker will be followed by a reaction panel of Wisconsin manufacturing executives. The panel will discuss technology challenges and other issues impacting manufacturers in 2024.

Date:
February 23, 2024
Date:
7:00AM - 9:00AM
Venue:

2024 BREAKFAST

Event Agenda

Program subject to change

Session Sponsored By

7:00AM

Registration & Breakfast

7:30AM

Welcome Remarks

Kurt Bauer

Kurt Bauer

President & CEO, WMC

7:40AM

Keynote

Matt Kirchner

President, ATS / LAB Midwest

8:15AM

Executive Reaction Panel

MODERATOR

Mark Kass

EDITOR in CHIEF, Milwaukee Business Journal

Panelist

Sarah Alt

Chief Process & AI Officer, Michael Best

Panelist

Dave Kapic

Chief Operating Officer, Stella & Chewy's

Panelist

Steve Slack

President/CEO, EK Machine

Panelist

Todd Wanek

President & CEO, Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc.

8:55AM

Closing Remarks

Heather Ladage

Publisher and Market President, Milwaukee Business Journal

Focus on Manufacturing Breakfast 2024

Pricing

Individual = $75 per person                                                                     or

Table Registration (8 seats) = $600

Cancellation & Substitution Policy:

Cancellations must be submitted in writing 7 business days prior to the event date for a full refund. Cancellation received less than 7 business days of the event date will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations received with less than a 24-hour notice will forfeit refund. No refunds will be made on uncancelled registrations or no-shows. Substitutions are accepted at any time. We reserve the right to cancel an event due to low enrollment, or other circumstances which would make the event nonviable. If we cancel an event, registrants will be given a full refund. Please contact us if you have any questions about the event at 608-258-3400.

Focus on Manufacturing Breakfast 2024

Sponsors

PRESENTING SPONSORS

Wintrust Commercial Banking Logo

EVENT SPONSOR

BREAKFAST SPONSOR

REGISTRATION SPONSOR

REFRESHMENT SPONSOR

Wipfli Logo

TABLE SPONSORS

Fearing's Audio Video Security Logo
Wisconsin Safety Council logo
Teel Logo
WMC Insurance logo

Wade Goodsell

Want to Sponsor an Event?

WMC Foundation hosts a variety of events year-round. To sponsor an event please contact Wade Goodsell at (608) 258-3400.

Special thanks to our WMC Foundation Sponsors for their commitment to our events and programs throughout the year!

Alliant Energy Corporation • Alto-Shaam, Inc. • Amcor Flexibles NA • Aon Risk Services Central, Inc. • Ariens Company • Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. • Associated Banc-Corp • Badger Meter, Inc. • Baker Tilly • Bank of America • Bank of Sun Prairie • Bassett Mechanical • Belmark, Inc. • BMO Harris Bank • Brakebush Brothers, Inc. • Campbell Wrapper Corp. • C.D. Smith Construction, Inc. • CentroMotion • Dairyland Power Cooperative • Delta Dental of Wisconsin • Eaton Corporation • Fairbanks Morse • Fearings • First Business Bank • First Supply LLC • Gamber-Johnson LLC • Godfrey & Kahn • Grande Cheese Co. • Greenheck Group • Hydrite Chemical Co. • Incredible Bank • Jack Link’s Protein Snacks • JJ Keller • John Deere Horicon Works • J. P. Cullen & Sons, Inc. • Kikkoman Foods Foundation, Inc. • Kwik Trip, Inc. • Lakeside Foods, Inc. • M3 Insurance • Mercury Marine • Michael Best & Friedrich LLP • Michels Corporation • Packaging Corporation of America • Plexus Corp. • Prent Corporation • Riley Construction Company, Inc. • Sargento Foods, Inc. • S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc. • Society Insurance • Teel Plastics, Inc. • The Boldt Company • The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, Inc. • US Venture, Inc. • Wahlin Foundation, Inc. • Waupaca Foundry, Inc. • Wegner CPAs • Wintrust/Town Bank • WIPFLI LLP • Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges & Universities • Wisconsin Energy Corporation • WPPI Energy • WPS Health Solutions • Wysocki Family of Companies CUNA Mutual Group  Dairyland Power Cooperative   Delta Dental of Wisconsin  FEECO International, Inc. • First Supply LLC • Gamber-Johnson LLC • Godfrey & Kahn • Grande Cheese Co. • Greenheck Group • Hydrite Chemical Co. • Jack Link’s Protein Snacks • John Deere Horicon Works • J. P. Cullen & Sons, Inc.•  Kikkoman Foods Foundation, Inc. • Kwik Trip, Inc. • Lakeside Foods, Inc. • M3 Insurance • Mercury Marine • Michael Best & Friedrich LLP • Michels Corporation • Packaging Corporation of America Plexus Corp. • Power Test, Inc. • Prent Corporation • Sargento Foods, Inc. • S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc. Society Insurance • Teel Plastics, Inc. • The Boldt Company • The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, Inc. • US Venture, Inc. • Wahlin Foundation, Inc. • Waupaca Foundry, Inc. • Wegner CPAs • WIPFLI LLP • Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges & Universities • Wisconsin Energy Corporation • WPPI Energy • WPS Health Solutions • Wysocki Family of Companies

Wade Goodsell

Susan Nyffenegger

Susan Nyffenegger 

QUESTIONS?

Contact Wade Goodsell or Susan Nyffenegger with any questions, (608) 258-3400.

Details

Date:
February 23
Time:
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Cost:
$75

Venue

The Pfister Hotel
424 E Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee,WI53202United States
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