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Women Leading in Supply Chains
Moderator, Michelle Dilley, CEO, AWESOME

Join this panel of AWESOME women as they their journey through supply chain, challenges they have faced, how they continue to break down barriers, use their voice to advocate for themselves and others, and the importance of developing strong networks. During this keynote moderated by AWESOME CEO Michelle Dilley, these leaders will share their vision for the future.
A Conversation with José Andrés
One of TIME magazine’s most influential people in the world, José Andrés has captured the zeitgeist of a nation: not only as one of the most popular chefs in America, but with his dynamic personality and diverse humanitarian projects aimed at making the world a better place. He is the founder of World Central Kitchen (WCK), a non-profit devoted to providing meals in the wake of natural disasters as well as the Ukraine war.

Join him as he shares his inspiring story of, and the logistics behind, making the world a better place one meal at a time.
2023 Annual Industry Report
This is your opportunity to be the first to have access to this new report on the supply chain trends and digital technologies that are transforming supply chains. Thomas Boykin of Deloitte will join MHI CEO John Paxton in presenting the report findings. They will be joined by a panel of manufacturing and supply chain thought leaders to discuss the real-world significance of the report findings.
A Conversation with Ron Howard
Maybe you know him as the director of iconic films such as “Apollo 13,” “A Beautiful Mind,” “Rush,” and, most recently, “We Feed People,” and “Thirteen Lives.” Maybe you first saw him as Opie on “The Andy Griffith Show” or Richie Cunningham on “Happy Days,” Or maybe his voice will forever be stuck in your head as the narrator in “Arrested Development.” Whatever springs to mind when you hear his name, you’re surely familiar with the career of Academy Award-winning director and actor Ron Howard.

Ron is one of the film and television world’s most enduring legends, with over 50 years in the entertainment industry as producer, director, writer, and star of some of the seminal works of his generation. We’re proud to welcome him to the MAX stage to share his thoughts on the creative process, inspiration and the role of a mentor.
On-floor Seminars
Choose from over 150 expert-led seminars conveying a broad array of supply chain, material handling and logistics topics. Sessions are offered free to all registered show attendees.
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