MERA - The Association for Sustainable Manufacturing

25925 Telegraph Road, Suite 350
Southfield, MI  USA

Tel: +1 248 750 1280

We have the agenda, you bring the business.


A Whole New Conference Experience

Wednesday, April 1

8:30 AM

9:15 AM

9:45 AM

10:15 AM

11:00 AM

Registration, Coffee and Networking


John Chalifoux, President & COO, MERA

Russ Schinzing, Vice President, Electronics, BBB Industries

Economic and Market Outlook: 2020 and Beyond

Mike Jackson, Executive Director, Strategy and Research, OESA

Remanufacturing: Protecting the Family Name

Mitch Zajac, Associate and Patent Attorney, Butzel Long

Morning Networking Break & Travel by Bus to My Auto Store Tour

12:45 PM

Networking Lunch

11:30 AM

My Auto Store Facility Tour

12:30 PM

Return to My Auto Store HQ

2:30 PM

Sustainable Manufacturing - The Economic Case for Sustainability

Aakash Arora, Managing Director & Partner, Boston Consulting Group

Nathan Niese, Associate Director, Electrification & Climate, Boston Consulting Group

1:45 PM

Workforce Development - The Risks of Not Tapping into Your Workforce Potential

Ryan Bowers, Marketing Manager, Marsh McLennan

3:30 PM

TOWN HALL: Authorized Remanufacturing Programs - Quality Products and Trusted Relationships

Tim Bauer, Vice President, Aftermarket Vehicle Group, North America, Eaton

Dave Olsen, President, TORQ Advisors

Frank Williams, General Manager, Operations, North American Aftermarket, Meritor

Other speaker(s) invited

3:15 PM

Networking Break

5:00 PM

Closing Remarks

5:00 -        

6:30 PM

Networking Reception at My Auto Store HQ