INNOVATION DAYS - DETROIT / CHICAGO
US & CANADIAN PARTICIPANTS' AGENDA
 Week of June 25 - 29, 2018

Tuesday  June 26, 2018
Location: Sterling Heights (MI) - DC3S | Center for Collaboration and Synergy
 US Moderator - Mike Lee - Crain's Managing Editor
 Morning Program 
 08:45 AM - 09:00 AM Registration
 09:00 AM - 09:15 AM Keynote Remarks 
 09:15 AM - 10:00 AM U.S. & Italian Advanced Manufacturing: Past Trends, Future Prospects and Needed Government Policies 
 ● Italian Trade Agency Chicago
 ● William Strauss - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago 
 ● Michael Molnar - National Institute of  Standards and Technology 
 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Automotive Manufacturing Trends and Challenges 
 ● Maurizio Reggiani - Lamborghini
 ● Carlo Pignatari - Clust-ER Meccatronica e Motoristica
 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Industry 4.0: Future of Industries - Advanced Manufacturing and Robotics
 ● Rob Doyle - A3 - Association for Advancing Automation 
 ● Paolo Rocco and Edoardo Sabbioni - Politecnico di Milano
 ● Vincenzo Lettieri - Federmacchine
 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Invest - in - Italy: Updates on reforms and opportunities
 ● Anthony Mannara - Italian Trade Agency New York 
 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM Lunch
 Afternoon Program
 01:00 PM - 01:45 PM Luncheon Panel: Future for Small and Medium-sized Manufacturers in Italy and the US within the Automotive Supply Chain
 01:45 PM - 02:30 PM Advanced Manufacturing Research Centers and Academic Institutions Building More Innovative Public/Private Partnerships
 ● Steve Shade - Purdue University
 ● Luca Settineri - Politecnico di Torino
 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM Break
 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM B2B - B2G - B2A meetings (*)
Friday
 June 29, 2018
 Rockford, IL
 09:30 AM - 01:30 PM  B2B - B2G - B2A meetings in Rockford, IL (*)
 * If you are interested to reserve one to one meetings, our Agency must receive your completed registration by no later than June 18, 2018. Later submissions will be reviewed and accepted based on availability.

**The conference agenda is subject to change