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2015 IMMI Summit
IMPORTANT DATES

Advance Registration Deadline:
October 23, 2015

Summit Dates:
November 15-18, 2015

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The 1st TMS Summit on Integrated Manufacturing and Materials Innovations
November 15-18, 2015 ● Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Make connections and learn tested approaches and techniques from the key players in accelerating integrated manufacturing and materials innovation, from laboratory to application.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to share your work and build productive cross-institute and cross-consortia relationships.

View the Schedule at a Glance for a list of daily conference activities.

OPENING PLENARY SPEAKERS
David Britten
Senior Vice President-Chief Technology Officer,
United States Steel Corporation

"Product and Process Innovation at U. S. Steel - The Customer Driven Solutions Provider"
Susan Helper
Frank Tracy Carlton Professor of Economics, Case Western Reserve University

"Challenges and Opportunities of Incorporating Materials Innovations into Supply Chains"
Mark Johnson
Director,
Advanced Manufacturing Office, Energy, Efficiency, and Renewable Energy,
U.S. Department of Energy
 
Ed Morris
Director,
America Makes- National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute
Alan Taub
Chief Technical Officer,
Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT), American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute (ALMMII)


"Manufacturing Challenges to Reduce Weight in Transportation Applications"
CLOSING PLENARY SPEAKERS
John Allison
Professor and Director, PRedictive Integrated Structural Materials Science (PRISMS) Center,
University of Michigan
Edward Herderick
Advanced Technologies Leader,
Advanced Manufacturing Initiatives Group,
GE Corporate
Elizabeth Hetrick
Technical Expert, Welding Processes, Ford Research and Advanced Engineering


"Manufacturing Innovations to Enable Lightweight Vehicle Construction, The Aluminum F-150 as a Case Study"
GOVERNMENT PROGRAM OFFICERS PANEL
Richard Fonda
Program Manager, Office of Naval Research
David Forrest
Technology Manager, U.S. Department of Energy
Alexis Lewis
Program Director, National Science Foundation

Check back regularly for program updates.

SUMMIT ORGANIZERS
This summit is being organized by the following individuals:
  • Dianne Chong, Vice President of Materials, Manufacturing, Structures, and Support (retired). Boeing Research and Technology
  • Frank Gayle, Deputy Director, Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Robert Hyland, Director, Process Technology, U.S. Steel Research
  • James McGuffin-Cawley, Chair, Department of Materials Science and Engineering Case Western Reserve University; Executive Committee Member, America Makes
  • William Mullins, Program Officer, Office of Naval Research, U.S. Naval Materials Division
ADVISORY COMMITTEE
  • John Carsley, Staff Researcher, General Motors R&D Center
  • Amber Genau, Assistant Professor, University of Alabama, Birmingham
  • Edward Herderick, Advanced Technologies Leader. Advanced Manufacturing Initiatives Group, GE Corporate
  • Mark Horstemeyer, Chief Technical Officer, Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems, Mississippi State University
  • William Joost, Technology Development Manager, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Paul Mason, President, Thermo-Calc Software, Inc.
  • Farrokh Mistree, Professor, University of Oklahoma
  • Paul Prichard, Senior Staff Innovation Engineer, Kennametal
  • Charles Ward, Lead for Integrated Computational Materials Science & Engineering, U.S. Air Force
  • Heather Watson Senior Application Engineer, Alcoa
  • Chenn Qian Zhou, Executive Director, Center for Visualization through Simulation, Purdue CalumetForce Research Laboratory
CORPORATE SPONSORS
SPONSORS

The 1st Summit on Integrated Manufacturing and Materials Innovations is organized by TMS, with financial assistance and support from the following organizations:

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST),
U.S. Department of Commerce,
Materials Measurement Laboratory and Materials Science and Engineering Division
Award 60NANB15D271
FOR MORE INFORMATION

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