ProMat 2017 Educational Sessions: Preview of MHI 2017 Annual Industry Report

The Wednesday morning keynote of ProMat 2017 will focus on the 2017 MHI Annual Industry Report. Attendees will have first access to this new report on the supply chain trends and technologies that are transforming supply chains into next generation models that are digital, on-demand and always-on. Scott Sopher, the principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Supply Chain practice, will join George W. Prest, CEO of MHI, in presenting the findings and moderating a panel of manufacturing and supply chain leaders on the report’s findings.

They will be joined by a panel of manufacturing and supply chain professionals to discuss the real-world significance of the report findings. Panelists include:

Amy T. Augustine, Senior Manager, Reverse Logistics, U.S. Cellular

Venkat Venkataramani, Director, CoE for Digital Supply Chain, SAP

Alan Amling , Vice President of Corporate Strategy, UPS

Randy V. Bradley, Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, University of Tennessee

Stacey Hodoh, Global Vice President, Distribution Operations, Walmart Canada

Mario Adamy, Vice President of Distribution Operations, Albertsons

Gregg E. Goodner, Board Member, Hytrol Conveyor Company, Inc.

Jay Kim, Chief Strategy Officer, Upskill

Come join us on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 8:45 to 9:45pm for the preview of the MHI 2017 Annual Industry Report, featuring George W. Prest and Scott Sopher. This session will be held in the ProMat 2017 Grand Ballroom.  For more information on the session visit

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ProMat 2017 will be held April 3-6 in Chicago’s McCormick Place. Over 900 exhibitors will showcase their solutions on ProMat’s two show floors totaling over 360,000 square feet of manufacturing and supply chain solutions. ProMat exhibits will represent all segments of the material handling and logistics industry, from traditional, manual equipment to computerized, automated systems. ProMat 2017 will also feature a comprehensive educational conference including keynotes and show floor educational seminars led by industry experts and leading authorities.