Manufacturing Masterclass Series

Get pragmatic, unfiltered advice on issues essential to manufacturing leaders in this series of interactive engagements with experts on topics from cybersecurity to energy efficiency. 

Thanks to the State of Indiana for exclusively underwriting the Manufacturing Masterclass Series.

Workshop Series

Join your manufacturing executive peers for 3 in-depth online workshops led by esteemed professors. Attendance is limited to CEOs and senior-level executives and subject to approval.

Cybersecurity for Leadership

Thursday, November 11 | 1 - 2:30 ET

This 90-minute masterclass will arm manufacturing executives with better tools for cybersecurity decision making, communication, and strategy so you can play a more effective role in cybersecurity oversight.

The class will blend presentations, group discussion, and activities. Participants will leave the workshop with a new set of concepts and terms you can use, regardless of your cyber expertise, in communicating with and supporting your colleagues, as well as making fundamental decisions about cybersecurity investment.

Expert Resources/Presenters:

  • Craig Jackson, Program Director, Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research, Indiana University
  • Scott Russell, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research, Indiana University

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Access highlights of sessions from our September 2021 Smart Manufacturing Summit

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Matt Sause, President and CEO, Roche Diagnostics North America


How Roche Diagnostics Met The Demand for Covid Testing

The story of how the firm scaled the development and distribution of Covid testing equipment to overcome disruptions and deal with accelerated timelines when pushed to the limit is an invaluable case study for all manufacturers.

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Andrew Penca, EBU Executive Director, Supply Chain, Cummins


Cummins: Rethinking Just-in-Time to Tackle the Post-Covid Supply Chain Crisis

One of the world’s largest engine makers explains how they’re adapting operations to suit a new era of pandemic, shortages, freak inclement weather events, global political unrest and labor issues, with takeaways and tips for every manufacturer.

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Todd Lucey, General Manager, Endress+Hauser


Endress+Hauser: Smarter Prediction, Smarter Production

One of the world’s leading makers of precision instrumentation is finding huge success with their analytics operations. They candidly share how they built their new forecasting system with profound impacts on production and profitability.

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Mike Griffith, President, Major Tool & Machine


Major Tool & Machine: The Intersection of Automation and People

The president of this elite contract manufacturer takes us inside his efforts to implement new technologies that put more control in the hands of a process—rather than people—to ease their painful labor shortages and increase efficiencies.

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Warren W White III, Head of Assembly & Test, Rolls-Royce Defense


Rolls-Royce Defense: Building The Manufacturing Center of the Future

The head of assembly and testing for Rolls-Royce Defense shares the lessons he learned leading a $600 million, five-year overhaul of the company’s operations in Indianapolis—and lays out the framework he used to run the effort.