Seventy-Sixth Meeting of the Advanced Manufacturing Forum

76th Advanced Manufacturing Forum

Journey to Lean and Green Manufacturing

October 23-24, 2014

Contact Toftrees Golf Resort & Conference Center

Complete the ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM.  We hope you can attend!

Presentations

Companies being represented this fall to include the following plants.  Watch for more updates!

Thermo Fisher Scientific, a biotechnology product development company, awarded one of IndustryWeek’s best plants of 2013 for its Asheville location. The facility, which has over 70 product lines, and a myriad of different manufacturing process, using ultra low temperature freezers, laboratory furnaces, and centrifuges.

Harley-Davidson established as an assembly facility in 1973, Harley-Davidson Vehicle Operations in York, PA assembles the Touring, Softail®, CVO and Trike models. They also perform a variety of manufacturing operations - making parts like frames, fuel tanks, and fenders.  The plan is also an IndustryWeek's best plant winner for 2013.

    Forum Format and Session Descriptions

    All events take place at:

    Toftrees Golf Resort & Conference Center
    One Country Club Lane, State College, PA


    Thursday, October 23, 2014
    Time
    Event
    6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Reception/Dinner
    7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Orientation

     

    Friday, October 24, 2014
    Time Event
    7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast Buffet
    8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

    Presenter

    9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Break
    9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

    Presenter

    10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Breakout Session
    11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
    1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

    Presenter

    2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Break
    2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Presenter
    3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Panel Discussion and Wrap-up

     

    Presentations are given in a seminar-style format, interspersed with small group breakouts and a panel session that permit participants to better explore any issue or topic stimulated by the presentations, and maximize opportunities for participants to share ideas. This unique setting allows for intensive discussion and idea exchange among industry managers, and a sounding board for anyone implementing lean and green strategies.

    The forum begins on Thursday evening with a networking reception and brief orientation at Toftrees Golf Resort & Conference Center. Friday is a full day of presentations and breakout sessions. If you have any questions, please give us a call. We look forward to hearing from you and hope that you will be able to join us.

    Attire

    Thursday reception and dinner require formal business attire.
    Friday is business casual attire (company shirts are encouraged!).

    Registration Information

    Go to the ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM

    Registration Fees

    Regular Fee..................................................................................$495
    Second Registrant from the same organization....................$445
    Third+ Registrant from the same organization......................$395
    PSU Faculty/Staff..........................................................................$195
    PSU Student..................................................................................$155

    The registration fee includes meals and beverages (reception, breakfast, lunch). Cancellations with a full refund will be accepted up to one month before the date of the conference.

    PSU Student Scholarships

    At this time, we have a limited number of scholarships available. If your company is interested in supporting student scholarships for this event, please email Cindi Satterfield, cds14@psu.edu.

    The Advanced Manufacturing Forum (AMF) is a not-for-profit event supported by a combination of registration fees, contributions from Penn State academic units and the Center for the Management of Technological and Organizational Change (CMTOC).

    Hotel Reservations

    A block of rooms has been reserved for the AMF attendees at Toftrees Golf Resort & Conference Center ($99/night). Rooms are still available.

    Local: 1-814-234-8000
    Toll-free: 1-800-252-3551

    Other nearby hotels (all within 1-2 miles of our conference location):

    Questions

    Please telephone Cindi Satterfield at 814-865-6727 or send an email to cds14@psu.edu