Tentative Agenda - Topics Subject to Change

Wednesday, November 7th

Esso Club - 129 Old Greenville Hwy #1, Clemson, SC 29631 

6:00-8:00 - Pre-Registration and Networking Cocktail 

Thursday, November 8th

Watt family innovation center, Clemson 

7:30 - Breakfast and Registration

8:30 - Welcome and Introduction
7 for 1: Managing the Complexities of Automotive Packaging
Dr. Andrew Hurley

Conference Session 1

8:45 - Innovations to Hit the Ground Running - How a New Plant Tackled their First Year
Volvo Group

9:45 - Transportation and 3PL Packaging Perspective
Arie Ooms, Senior Supply Chain Manager, Senator International

10:15 - Break
Coffee and Snacks

10:45 - Part Supplier and Part Packaging
David Lester, Senior Packaging Engineer, Magna International, Division of Fascia and Exterior Trim

11:30Part Supplier Panel
Robert Stafford, Draexlmaier; Jeff Palus, Artiflex

Lunch

12:00 - Catered Lunch

Conference Session 2

1:15 - Aftermarket Part Packaging 

2:00 - Logistics and Technology
David Zingery, Head of Strategy and Growth, Surgere Inc. 

2:45 - Break
Coffee and Snacks

3:15 - Alternative Packaging Panel
IPS Packaging; Chris Helms, TreeBrand Packaging

3:45 - Overseas Packaging
Florian Kremser, Packaging Project Lead, BMW

4:15 - Production Part Packaging
Drew Cockman, Packaging Planning Section Manager, BMW

4:50 - Closing Remarks

Reception

5:00 - Reception and Student Grant Presentation
Cocktail Hour hors d'oeuvres and drinks