Pre-Conference Workshops

Workshop A

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Building the Facility of the Future: What Will Manufacturing Facilities Look Like in Five Years?
11:30 AM - 2 PM 

Join the leading minds in the manufacturing engineering and facility management fields as they debate the “Factory of the Future”, and where the manufacturing field will be in five years. In this dynamic, exciting, and fast-paced field, there is a multitude of future inevitabilities. Participate in this discussion-based workshop to share your insights and learn from others to prepare for the facility of the future.

This workshop will include:

  • Comparing a future manufacturing field in which facilities are large and global with smaller and personalized facilities with respect to sustainability, cost-effectiveness and type of product
  • Debating whether future facilities will produce single products or be multi modality
  • Discussion of how to adequately prepare for these varying eventualities
  • Analysis of current, innovative technology to prioritize to support your pipeline as we transition into a new manufacturing world
  • A brief analysis of the effects of COVID-19 on the manufacturing engineering and facility management world, from the prioritization of flexible facilities to the disruption of the supply chain, and how this will shape the future of the manufacturing world

Workshop Leader

Harold Woods, Kiromic

Harold Woods
Senior Director of Engineering & Facilities
Kiromic Biopharma Inc


Tuesday, May 10, 2022

How Should We Be Defining Key Performance Indicators for Manufacturing Facilities, Operations & Maintenance?
3 PM-5:30 PM 

This industry-based workshop will facilitate discussion on the key performance indicators for manufacturing facilities. Join industry leaders as they outline and evaluate the key metrics for maintenance and define key performance indicators for the industry.

This workshop will cover:

  • Outlining the key metrics for maintenance and evaluating the current outlines for facility maintenance
  • Judging the performance of equipment, processes, and people, to enhance efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and sustainability
  • Using condition-based monitoring to contribute to these key performance indicators

Workshop Leader

Joel Shertok Industries Consultants

Joel Shertok
President/Senior Consultant Process Industries
Consultants, Inc.