SAS Manufacturing Virtual Forum

Accelerate innovation with analytics in a connected world

About the event

Manufacturing is a tangible industry. Products must be sourced, produced and shipped to a schedule. Quality, customer perception and margins are paramount.

How can leading manufacturers rationalize these fixed realities in a world of accelerating innovation? Markets will shift, competitors will evolve and customers will question.

Do you have answers? You will if you join us for the SAS Manufacturing Virtual Forum.

Virtual Forum Highlights

  • Inspiring keynote presentations.
  • Learn how exponential technologies and analytics are changing the landscape for manufacturers.
  • Hear from practitioners about their experiences and what they’ve learned from putting these innovations to work.
  • Enlightening real-life best practices from customers and SAS® experts.

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Keynote Speakers 

Lora Cecere 

Founder, Supply Chain Insights


Maciej Kranz 

Vice President of Strategic Innovation, Cisco Systems

Featured Sessions

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Karen Joslyn, Vice President of US Energy and Manufacturing Sales, SAS
Lonnie Miller, Principal Industry Consultant for US Energy and Manufacturing Sales, SAS

Incorporating Big Data Analytics and IoT Data Systems in Manufacturing
Dave Rauch, Senior Vice President of Drive Manufacturing, Western Digital

Keynote: Making the Digital Pivot
Lora Cecere, Founder, Supply Chain Insights

Building Better Homes: But First, Models
Curt Malone, Vice President of Engineering, USG
Paul Reed, Principal Technical Specialist, USG

Better Drives Hyundai: Analytics Drives Better
Manish Mehrotra, Director of Digital Business Planning and Connected Operations, Hyundai Motor America

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: Automating Analytics in the Connected World
Dr. Oliver Schabenberger, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, SAS

Keynote: Get Past the Hype: Start and Scale Your IoT Journey Now
Maciej Kranz, Vice President of Strategic Innovation, Cisco Systems

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