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2021 Manufacturing Optimization Summit

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Welcome & Get the Most Out of Build Better
Welcome remarks and important info on how to participate interactive sessions on our event platform.
Avidan Ross
2021-02-16T13:00:00Z 2021-02-16T13:15:00Z America/Los_Angeles Welcome+%26+Get+the+Most+Out+of+Build+Better Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Manufacturing Optimization: Now and Next
2020 broke electronics manufacturing because we were optimizing for the wrong things. We what leaders need to do to get back on schedule.
Anna-Katrina Shedletsky (Instrumental)
2021-02-16T13:15:00Z 2021-02-16T13:40:00Z America/Los_Angeles Manufacturing+Optimization%3A+Now+and+Next Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Manufacturing Technology Pulse 2021: Successes and Failures of AI, Big Data, and the Industry 4.0 Promises
Panel discussion of the successes and failures of Industry 4.0 with leaders from NVIDIA, IBM, Google, and Arch Systems.
Piyush Modi Andrew Scheuermann Remi Duquette Christophe Begue
2021-02-16T13:45:00Z 2021-02-16T14:25:00Z America/Los_Angeles Manufacturing+Technology+Pulse+2021%3A+Successes+and+Failures+of+AI%2C+Big+Data%2C+and+the+Industry+4.0+Promises Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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A Common Sense Framework for Evaluating Manufacturing AI
Get a practical exec's guide to evaluating and prioritizing AI initiatives, from the engineer who builds them.
Simon Kozlov
2021-02-16T14:30:00Z 2021-02-16T15:15:00Z America/Los_Angeles A+Common+Sense+Framework+for+Evaluating+Manufacturing+AI Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Launching Oculus Quest 2, Facebook’s Newest VR Headset, During a Global Pandemic
Learn how Facebook Reality Labs leveraged a digital-first approach to NPI to stay on schedule and launch the Oculus Quest 2 during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Caitlin Kalinowski
2021-02-16T15:30:00Z 2021-02-16T16:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Launching+Oculus+Quest+2%2C+Facebook%E2%80%99s+Newest+VR+Headset%2C+During+a+Global+Pandemic Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Fixing the Misalignments that Cost us Billions: Fireside Chat with Jeff Lutz
Jeff Lutz (former VP NPI at Motorola, Google) breaks down how supply chain misalignment happens, and what to do about it.
Jeff Lutz
2021-02-16T16:00:00Z 2021-02-16T16:25:00Z America/Los_Angeles Fixing+the+Misalignments+that+Cost+us+Billions%3A+Fireside+Chat+with+Jeff+Lutz Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Electronics Manufacturing by the Numbers® opens its troves of industry data from manufacturing users to reveal key trends driven by COVID-19.
Cathy Ma
2021-02-16T16:30:00Z 2021-02-16T16:55:00Z America/Los_Angeles Electronics+Manufacturing+by+the+Numbers Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Why Building Products for Repairability is Good for Business
Circularity and electronics recyclability expert Kyle Wiens makes the business case for why prioritizing repairability is good for business.
Kyle Wiens
2021-02-16T17:00:00Z 2021-02-16T17:30:00Z America/Los_Angeles Why+Building+Products+for+Repairability+is+Good+for+Business Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Interactive Events & Networking
Join us for fun and interactive post event activities including opinion rooms and live product teardowns.
2021-02-16T17:30:00Z 2021-02-16T18:30:00Z America/Los_Angeles Interactive+Events+%26+Networking Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)


Avidan Ross

Founding Partner, Root Ventures

Remi Duquette

Vice-President - Innovation & Industrial AI at Maya HTT

Piyush Modi

AI Compute Strategy, NVIDIA

Christophe Begue

Director Solution Strategy and Business Development, IBM Global Electronics Industry Team

Andrew Scheuermann

CEO & Cofounder, Arch Systems

Caitlin Kalinowski

Hardware Director, Oculus VR

Jeff Lutz

CEO, Launch i/o, Inc

Cathy Ma

Head of Audience,

Kyle Wiens

CEO, iFixIt

Simon Kozlov

Head Of Machine Learning, Instrumental

Anna-Katrina Shedletsky (Instrumental)

CEO, Instrumental Inc.

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Build Better is a global community of builders who are leading the movement toward more agile, efficient, and sustainable electronics manufacturing. We bring together leaders across product design engineering, operations, and supply chain to reinvent decades-old processes through new approaches to manufacturing optimization. Build Better is powered by the team at Instrumental.

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