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The Manufacturing ERP Experience, October 6-7, 2015; Houston, TX

—a tour of the industry’s’ leading enterprise-resource-management (ERP) software systems for small- to midsized manufacturing companies.

Sponsored by MetalForming magazine

Exhibits, presentations, reception and lodging:
Sheraton North Houston at George Bush Intercontinental
15700 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Houston, TX, 77032

Tuesday, October 6

9:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast, Exhibits Open
10:00 a.m. Keynote Address #1
11:00 a.m. Case Study #1
11:30 a.m. Case Study #2
12:00 p.m. Lunch—Exhibits Open
1:30 p.m. Case Study #3
2:00 p.m. Case Study #4
2:30 p.m. Break, Exhibits Open
3:30 p.m. Keynote Address:
The Connected Enterprise--ERP and CRM Data Integration
Too many manufacturers operate with software systems using disconnected technology. This means that valuable data from one silo of the business may not be visible to another; leading to cumbersome processes and dual data-entry. Ultimately, what businesses want is a singular source of data that all departments can draw upon. Datix CEO Bryan Sapot will share his knowledge and experience regarding enterprise software integration. Learn what businesses can achieve by integrating ERP and CRM, and the best ways to approach these kinds of projects.
Speaker: Bryan Sapot, CEO, Datix
4:30 p.m. Case Study #5
5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Networking reception, Exhibits Open

Wednesday, October 7

8:00 a.m. Breakfast, Exhibits Open
9:00 a.m. Keynote Address:
Managing Change—the Key to a Successful ERP Makeover
Speaker: Keith Helfrich, Senior Lead Consultant–Growth Services,
Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center
Founder, Vice President–Operations, Growth GPS
10:00 a.m. Case Study #6
10:30 a.m. Case Study #7
11:00 a.m. Keynote Address:
Implementation Strategy—Keys to Success

Speaker: Ultra Consultants
11:30 a.m. –
12:30 p.m.
Exhibits Open