Podcast: Operations Leadership Summit updates

May 3, 2024
As the June 26-28 summit in Indianapolis draws closer, we hear from two of the speakers and get an overview of the inaugural IndustryWeek event, of which Smart Industry is a co-sponsor.

The IndustryWeek Operations Leadership Summit, of which Smart Industry is a co-sponsor, is approaching quickly. The inaugual event, slated for June 26-28 in Indianapolis, will address important topics from continuous improvement and smart technology adoption to workforce and leadership dynamics. 

In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, we are joined by two of the conference speakers, who discuss their upcoming presentations in the Summit's Continuous Improvement track.

See also: With AI, the time is now, say manufacturing technologists, futurist, 'evangelist'

GE Healthcare's Sarah Tilkens speaks on optimizing talent for operational excellence, while Mercury Plastics' Carl Livesay addresses the challenging task of sustaining lean gains. Both are keen proponents of continuous improvement and unlocking the potential of your employees to drive manufacturing success.

Jill Jusko, executive editor of IndustryWeek, also joined the program, and Laura Putre, IW's senior editor, moderated the conversation.

This program, which is also the latest episode of IndustryWeek's Production Pulse, shares an overview of the complete summit program. Register for the event by May 3 and save $200.

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Scott Achelpohl

I've come to Smart Industry after stints in business-to-business journalism covering U.S. trucking and transportation for FleetOwner, a sister website and magazine of SI’s at Endeavor Business Media, and branches of the U.S. military for Navy League of the United States. I'm a graduate of the University of Kansas and the William Allen White School of Journalism with many years of media experience inside and outside B2B journalism. I'm a wordsmith by nature, and I edit Smart Industry and report and write all kinds of news and interactive media on the digital transformation of manufacturing.