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more than 300 power transmission/motion control distribution and manufacturing companies, representing over $20 billion in product sales.

Events | Industry Summit | Schedule of Events

Industry Summit

October 20-23, 2021


Schedule of Events

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Tuesday, October 19

1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. PTDA Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting+
Evening PTDA Foundation Board of Trustees Dinner+

Wednesday, October 20

8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Industry Insights Committee Meeting+
8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. End Customer Needs Committee Meeting+
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Volunteer Recognition Lunch+
1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Professional Development Committee Meeting+
1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Networking/Community Committee Meeting+
1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Manufacturer Council Meeting+

Thursday, October 21

8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. PTDA Foundation Golf Outing*
7:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. PTDA Board of Directors Breakfast & Meeting+
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Private Meeting Space Reservations*
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Women in the Industry Happy Hour+
5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. First-Timer Event+
6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Welcome Reception
8:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Next Gen After Party+

Friday, October 22

7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. Welcome Breakfast
8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Annual Business Meeting & Opening Session with Keynote Speaker: Simon Anderson on using "3A Thinking" to Be More Future Resilient
10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Panel: E-commerce on a Budget, led by Jason Capshaw
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Networking Lunch 
12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. John Salvadore: "Why Is It So Hard to Hire Right-Fit People?"
4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Manufacturer Hospitalities (on-site)
7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Manufacturer Hospitalities (off-site)

Saturday, October 23

  Breakfast on your own
8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. MD-IDEX (Manufacturer-Distributor Idea Exchange)
12:15 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Networking Lunch
2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Closing Keynote: Dr. Alan Beaulieu,
"Navigating the Post-Pandemic Economy"
4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Open Time
6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Closing Event: Exclusive Tailgate Party
at the College Football Hall of Fame

+By invitation only
*Optional events with separate fees