AGENDA SUPPLY CHAIN AND MANUFACTURING CONFERENCE AND EXPO



Eastman Business Park, Rochester, NY

KODAK Center for Performing Arts (formerly Theater on the Ridge)
200 Ridge Road West        
Rochester, NY 14652

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

9:15 AM Registration and light breakfast

10:00 AM  Welcome

Dr. William Acker, Executive Director, NY-BEST

James Greenberger, Executive Director, NAATBATT

10:30 AM  Keynote – Opportunities and Forecast for the Energy Storage Industry

Sam Jaffe, Principal Research Analyst, Navigant

11:10 AM  Panel Discussion:  Manufacturing and Supply Chain Ecosystem - Focus on Rochester, NY

This session will discuss the growth of the energy storage ecosystem and focus particularly on New York’s Rochester-Finger Lakes Region.  Anchored by the $23 million investment in the BEST Test and Commercialization Center, the Finger Lakes Region is emerging as a center of an energy storage network addressing the multi-billion dollar energy storage market.

MODERATOR: Mark Peterson, President and CEO, Greater Rochester Enterprise

Mike Alt, Director, Eastman Business Park

Ryne Raffaelle, Prototyping Center, RIT

Jim DeJager, Center Director, BEST Test and Commercialization Center

Doug Buerkle, Executive Director, High Tech Rochester, NEXUS-NY

12:10 PM  NETWORKING LUNCH ON EXHIBIT FLOOR

1:30 PM  Panel Discussion:  Government Manufacturing Initiatives  

An increased focus on domestic manufacturing at Federal and State levels has resulted in numerous programs and initiatives to highlight and advance manufacturing assets across the country.  This session will focus on the details of some key programs.

MODERATOR: Jason Doling, Senior Project Manager, NYSERDA

Matt Watson, Director of Science Technology and Innovation, Empire State Development

Scott Larsen, Project Manager Manufacturing Technology Development and On-Site Power Applications, NYSERDA

                Drake Thomas, Director, Small Business Development Center, SUNY Brockport

2:45 PM  NETWORKING BREAK ON EXHIBIT FLOOR

3:15 PM  Keynote – Dr. Mark Johnson, Director of the Advanced Manufacturing Office, U.S. Department of Energy

4:00 PM  Panel Discussion: Energy Storage Supply Chain & Manufacturing – Industry Perspectives

Hear from company leaders on manufacturing and supply chain trends in the energy storage field.

           MODERATOR:  Matt Fronk

           Philippe Bouchard, Vice President, EOS Energy Storage

           Matt Maroon, Sr. Director of Product Management, Aquion Energy

           Ted Baker, General Manager, Arnold Magnetic Technologies

      
5:15 PM  NETWORKING RECEPTION ON EXHIBIT FLOOR

7:00 PM EVENT CONCLUDES