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General Session

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Grand Ballroom) 500 Canal Street New Orleans, LA, 70130 United States (map)

Hear from QAD customers and executives as well as other industry experts about key trends in manufacturing, strategic developments across the industries QAD serves and information on new solution developments.

  • The State of Manufacturing: QAD Chief Executive Officer Anton Chilton will speak about the state of manufacturing, QAD's overall strategy for aligning itself with manufacturers and the company's go-forward plans.

  • What Drives QAD: QAD President and Founder Pam Lopker will discuss what drives QAD and enables QAD to be a leader in an ever-evolving manufacturing industry.

  • New Product Innovations: QAD Senior Vice President, Research & Development Bill Keese will present on exciting new products and solutions offered by QAD now and in the near future.

  • Manufacturing Industry Disruption: QAD Chief Marketing Officer Carter Lloyds will speak to the ways in which QAD is keeping pace with emerging manufacturing industry disruptors and how to use these changes for competitive advantage.

  • Jobs to Be Done in a Changing World: Explore keynote speaker Bob Moesta, president of The ReWired Group and adjunct fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, will discuss strategies for making demand-side innovation more predictable and successful, as well as the importance of Lean practices and the development of better, more profitable products.

Earlier Event: May 7
Breakfast
Later Event: May 7
Lunch