September 12-15, 2015
Green Valley Ranch Resort
Not everything that happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas! When we convene for PCI's 34th Annual Meeting, you'll hit the jackpot with winning industry insights and economic trends. Come try your luck at some good, old fashioned peer-to-peer face time with other PCI members and powder coating experts. The event will be kicked off with committee meetings and the annual golf tournament, where proceeds will go to the PCI Scholarship fund. And you won't want to miss the additional Vegas networking events that will be available to purchase seperately from registration. Although the fun that is sure to be had in Vegas may stay in Vegas, the benefits will follow you all the way back home!
Featured speakers will include:
Scott Bjornstad - Senior Director, McGladrey LLP
Scott Bjornstad is a senior director of business development in McGladrey’s Great Lakes practice and leads the business development function for the firm in this region. In this role he is responsible for building relationships with prospective and new clients and representing the firm in key manufacturing and distribution industry forums and associations.
Michael Gallery, PhD, CAE
Dr. Gallery combines his nearly 24 years of experience as an association executive with his academic training in human performance technology to bring clients expertise in strategic planning, team building, program evaluation, leadership training, staff and volunteer performance development, and group facilitation. During his long career with the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), Michael held a variety of positions, including 14 years as COO. He introduced numerous innovations at the College, including the development of a data-driven strategic planning process, a staff bonus incentive plan, performance based budgeting, and a total redesign of College communications. Michael has also had a long history of leadership in the association management profession.
Guy Colonna - Division Manager, Industrial and Chemical Engineering department,
National Fire Protection Association
He has been with NFPA for 28 years and holds engineering degrees from the US Coast Guard Academy and Stanford University. He is also a registered professional engineer in chemical engineering in Massachusetts. Before NFPA, Guy served as an officer in the US Coast Guard. He is the author of technical papers and presentations on confined space safe practices, hot work safe practices, chemical hazard identification and classification, combustible dusts fire and explosion hazard protection, and pyrotechnics and special effects. He is the editor of the NFPA Guide to Combustible Dusts. Guy is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society, Society of Fire Protection Engineers, and American Society of Safety Engineers.
Greg Jones - Vice President, Smartforce Development at AMT,
The Association For Manufacturing Technology
Greg Jones is Vice President, Smartforce Development at AMT, The Association For Manufacturing Technology. He has over 30 years of experience in manufacturing and is passionate about his work in bringing the next generation of young people into careers in manufacturing. He began his career in manufacturing in the publishing industry in 1985. In 2001, Greg was part of the executive team that launched ToolingU an online training business which is owned today by SME. The original intent of ToolingU was to help companies manage the skilled labor gap by training employees in-house, and it quickly became clear that ToolingU provided content for career and vocational schools and community colleges as well. In 2002, Greg formed a partnership with NIMS to map all ToolingU classes to the national industry standards for credentialing machinists and service technicians, and in his current role at AMT, he completed a project to update the NIMS Standards for Field Service Techs. Greg also serves on the Board of Directors NIMS.
Registration opens, and full details (including off-site events) will be available May 1st.
Schedule at-a-glance (as of 3/13/2015)
For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lori Koning at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Green Valley Ranch Resort
2300 Paseo Verde Parkway
Henderson, NV 89052
Standard Room - $165 per night for single/double occupancy plus $15 resort fee.
Good through Thursday, August 20, 2015.
For reservations, call 866-782-9487 and indicate you are with The Powder Coating Institute to receive the group discount rate.
THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS
Details coming soon.
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