Francesco Savelli represented FEDERMACCHINE, AMAFOND and SAVELLI S.p.A. at the CANADA MANUFACTURING CONFERENCE 2014 (May 8) in Mississauga, Toronto.
This event, promoted by ICE, is one of the projects MACHINES ITALIA.
|8:15 am – 8:20 am, Welcome and Opening Remarks Pasquale Bova – Trade Commissioner, Italian Trade Commission|
|8:20 am – 9:20 am, Breakfast and Keynote Presentations—Policy, trade and investment opportunities Speakers: The Honourable Gary Goodyear – Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern OntarioJayson Myers – President & CEO, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) John Whitehead – Principal, Senior Consultant at The Earnscliffe Strategy Group|
|9:20 am – 10:15 Plenary: Leveraging Big Data for an Efficient Shop Floor David McPhail President & CEO, Astrix Networks/ Memex Automation Eric Paradis – Consulting IT Specialist, IBM Canada|
|10: 15 am – 10:35 am Networking Break|
|10:35 am – 11:35 am Session A: Manufacturing Agility Mid-sized manufacturing companies share strategies for overcoming hurdles to growth, diversifying into new markets, and responding to market shifts. Moderator: Michael Ouellette Editor, Canadian Manufacturing Dennis Dussin President, Alps Welding Luis Ruivo Owner, FenceArmor; President, CAM Solutions|
|10:35 am – 11:35, am Session B: Energy Solutions Cost-saving and sustainable strategies from Canadian manufacturers. Moderator: Matt Powell, Assistant Editor, PLANT magazine Andrew J. Hejnar – Energy Manager, 3M Canada Company Mark Sheffer – Director of Operations, MAPEI|
|11:45 am – 1:30 pm, Lunch and Keynote Presentation Joseph Doria, President & CEO, Lincoln Electric Company of Canada (100+ Years of Culture That Drives Operational Excellence Made in Canada) Allan Cosman, Vice President-Ferrero International and President & Chief Executive Officer of Ferrero Canada Ltd. Thinking Globally, Acting Locally|
|1:30 pm – 1:50 pm, Networking Break|
|1:50 pm – 2:50 pm, Plenary: Competitive Manufacturing Canadian manufacturing case studies on operating cost effectively, boosting quality and investing in technology Sergio Sottile – Vice-President & General Manager, Teknion Furniture Systems, Manufacturing Group Jean-Claude Perreault – Vice President of Sales—North America, PRINOTH Ltée Robert Hattin – Chairman, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters; President, ProVantage Automation|
|2:50 pm – 3:10 pm, The Technology Edge Francesco Savelli – Director Sales and Marketing SAVELLI S.p.A, President of AMAFOND and Board Member of FEDERMACCHINE|
|Closing Remarks Tullio Guma, Consul General, Consulate General of Italy in Toronto|