2017 ML Summit Photo Gallery

"Nearly 300 executives from manufacturing organizations in the U.S. and abroad gathered at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, CA in early June to attend the 12th annual Manufacturing Leadership Summit and Awards Gala to discuss Manufacturing 4.0: The New Rules of Leadership.

Over the four days of the event, Summit attendees experienced more than 50 individual presentations, panel discussions, think tanks, and technology briefings involving companies and organizations from across the spectrum of the industry. At the ML Awards celebration, more than 100 companies as well as manufacturing leaders were honored with awards.

Here are scenes from the Summit and the ML Awards gala celebration."

  • Anthony King of Raytheon Missile Systems presents the question Are Factories of the Future Sailing into the Cyber Perfect Storm?

  • Dr. Jay Lee of the University of Cincinnati discusses the trends and recent advances of industrial big data analytics and cyber manufacturing

  • ML’s Paul Tate, UI Labs’ Dean Bartles, Procter & Gamble’s Pietro D’Arpa, Lexmark’s John Gagel, and Corning’s Michelle Pastel discuss the challenges from the front lines of manufacturing 4.0

  • Summit attendees networking during an outdoor cocktail hour

  • Summit attendees networking during an outdoor cocktail hour

  • Summit attendees noting some key takeaways from ML Summit presentations to bring back to their teams

  • Hologic’s Jorgine Ellerbrock discusses the Manufacturing 4.0 era

  • ML’s David Brousell introducing the 12th Annual Manufacturing Leadership Awards Gala

  • Chuck Hull of 3D Systems accepts the ML Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Ford retiree John Fleming accepts the ML Manufacturer of the Year Award

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