2023 IEC Agenda

February 24 – 26, 2023 • MGM Grand – Las Vegas

 

Welcome back! We are excited to present the return of our annual in-person conference, where our members will once again be able to take advantage of all that this event has to offer. The full agenda for the conference is presented below. A full conference registration includes admittance to all listed events, with the exception of Thursday's meetings and activities marked with a ($), which are optional and can be added for an additional fee. 

Thursday, February 23, 2023

   8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.     NFFS Executive Committee Meeting 
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. New Director Luncheon (By Invitation Only)
    1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.   NFFS Board of Directors Meeting

Friday, February 24, 2023

    7:00 a.m.  2:00 p.m.        Optional Activity: Founders' Classic Golf Tournament ($)
    12:00 p.m.  3:00 p.m. Optional Activity: Texas Hold'em Tournament ($)
3:00 p.m.  6:00 p.m.   Registration/Check-In
3:00 p.m.  6:00 p.m.  Tabletop Exhibit Set-Up
6:00 p.m.  9:00 p.m.   Welcome Reception

Saturday, February 25, 2023

7:30 a.m.  8:30 a.m.   Tabletop Expo & Continental Breakfast
 8:30 a.m.  10:00 a.m.   "Inflation, Supply Chain and Macroeconomic Trends in 2023" - Patrick Luce, ITR Economics
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.   Tabletop Expo & Coffee Break
10:30 a.m.  11:15 a.m.   "Five Ways to Control and Reduce Foundry Insurance Costs" - Katie Hensley, Cottingham & Butler
11:15 a.m.  12:00 p.m.   "How to Protect Your Company's Receivables, Avoid Credit Losses and Grow Your Company's Sales Safely in a Challenging Credit Environment" - Mark Matheney, Global Commercial Credit LLC
   1:00 – 5:00 p.m.   Optional Activity: NFFS Pole Position Challenge ($)
    6:00 p.m.  9:00 p.m.   An Evening with the Eagles Ronstadt Experience

Sunday, February 26, 2023

7:30 a.m.  8:30 a.m.        Tabletop Expo & Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m.  10:00 a.m.   "Winning the War for Talent" - Chris Czarnik, Workforce Development Expert
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.   Tabletop Expo & Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. "Smart Manufacturing: The Pathway to Success" - Andy Schelke, Roberts Sinto Corp.
11:15 a.m.  12:30 p.m.   "OSHA & EPA Regulatory Update" - Skip and Martha Guimond, Joseph A. Guimond & Associates
12:30 p.m.  2:00 p.m.   NFFS Business Luncheon & 2023 Annual Meeting
2:00 p.m. Conference Adjourns

 

  ($) - denotes an activity requiring an additional fee

   Schedule subject to change.