PMI22 Manufacturing Success Conference
Scheduled Activities

Mon. Oct. 24
8:30am-4:30pm Aspiring Leaders Program at the Muhammad Ali Center (Separate registration)
11am-4pm PMI Board of Directors Meeting (Invitation Only)
3pm-4pm PMI Committee Chairs and Board Meeting (Invitation Only)
3pm-5pm Meeting Registration
5:30pm-7pm Welcome Reception for All Attendees
Tues. Oct. 25
9am-10:15am Profit, Innovation, and the Drive to Net Positive: How Courageous Companies Thrive by Solving the World's Problems Keynote Address with Andrew Winston, corporate environmental strategist and co-author of Green to Gold and Net Positive
10:15am-10:30am Break
10:30am-11am Louisville Water: 160 Years of Quality, Innovation and Value with Barbara Crow, strategic communications consultant, Louisville Water Company
11am-Noon U.S. Trade Policy Agenda & Federal Assistance Programs with Michael Thompson, international trade specialist, Office of Material Industries, U.S. Trade Policy Agenda & Federal Assistance Programs, U.S. Department of Commerce; and Supporting American Manufacturing: Update on Current Actions to Support and Restore U.S. Capabilities with Adam H. Gordon, founder and managing partner, The Bristol Group PLLC
Noon-1pm Lunch
1pm-1:45pm Advocacy/Government Affairs Topics with PMI government relations consultants Stephanie Salmon and Jerry Desmond
1:45pm-2:30pm What the SEC Climate Disclosure Rule Means for Companies and Their Stakeholders with Rich Glaze, partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
2:30pm-2:45pm Break
2:45pm-3:30pm Packaging Policy Landscape - 2022 and Beyond with Rob Keith, membership and policy director, AMERIPEN
3:30pm-4:15pm Microplastics Regulations on the Horizon – How Might They Impact the Plumbing Manufacturing Industry? with Megan Baroni, partner, Robinson & Cole; and Catie Boston, principal scientist/risk assessor, Roux
5pm Louisville Slugger Museum Reception and Dinner
Wed. Oct. 26
9am-10am From the Bottom Up: One Man’s Crusade to Clean America’s Rivers Keynote Address with Chad Pregracke, founder of Living Lands & Waters
10am-10:15am Break
10:15am-10:45am Building-Wide Urine Diversion: Radical Change in Incremental Steps with Treavor Boyer, Ph.D., professor, school of sustainable engineering and the built environment, Arizona State University
10:45am-11:45am Built Environment: The Next Generation with Esber Andiroglu, Ph.D., associate professor of practice, director of MS-CM program, Department of Civil & Architectural Engineering, University of Miami
11:45am-12:15pm An Update from WaterSense with Veronica Blette, chief, WaterSense Branch, EPA Office of Wastewater Management
12:15pm-1:15pm Lunch
1:15pm-2pm Operational Excellence: Theory of Constraints Perspective with Mahesh C. Gupta, Ph.D., professor, information systems, analytics & operations, University of Louisville
2pm-2:45pm Addressing Inflation and Supply Chain Disruptions with Austin Kissinger, associate, Foley & Lardner LLP
2:45pm-3pm Break
3pm-4pm Preparing for Change economic outlook with Connor Lokar, speaker and senior forecaster, ITR Economics
4pm-5pm 68th Annual Meeting of the Membership (Members and Invitation Only)
6pm PMI22 Reception and Dinner
Thurs. Oct. 27
9am-9:45am Disruption: Surf or Suffer with Tim Costello, chairman & CEO, Builder Homesite, Inc.
9:45am-10:30am Adventures in Onsite Waste Treatment: Lessons from Designing for Resource-Constrained Environments with Brian T. Hawkins, Ph.D., associate research professor, WaSH-AID, Duke University and Reinvented Toilets: Preparing the Regulatory Environment for Commercialization in the U.S. with Clément Cid, Ph.D., laboratory manager, California Institute of Technology
10:30am-11:15am Toilet Leaks: Early Detection & Preventing Water Loss with Eric Austin, utilities advisor and account manager; and Nicholas Benz, vice president of operations, Sensor Industries
11:15am-Noon Water from Air: How Technology Can Help Fight the Water Crisis with Barak Ranon, president, and Nick Harris, vice president marketing and sales, Watergen Americas
Noon Closing Remarks

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