2006 MIT Manufacturing Summit

Bartos Theater, MIT
April 26-28, 2006


Thursday, April 27

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Registration and Check-In

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Plenary Session: Overview and Vision

Jung-Hoon Chun, MIT
Catherine L. Mann, Institute for International Economics
Nam P. Suh, MIT

9:30 am – 10:30 am

New Directions for Manufacturing Research and Education

David E. Hardt, MIT
Glen Pearson, Eastman Kodak Company (Retired)
Ed Constantine, CEO and Founder, Simpler, Inc.
Gerald Graves, Sr. Vice President, Advanced Technology Institute

10:30 am – 10:50 am


10:50 am – Noon

Panel Discussion: New Directions for Manufacturing Research and Education

All Speakers

Noon – 1:00 pm


1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Manufacturing Systems and Information Technologies

Bimal Dey and Tony Maggi, Intel Corporation
Troy Niehaus, Metronor and Joseph Pritchett, Lockheed Martin
Sal Calta, Vice President of Manufacturing, IBM

7:00 pm


Friday, April 28


The Role of Manufacturing in Renewable Energy

9:00 am – 10:05 am

Introduction and Wind Energy

James Lyons, GE Global Research
Daniel Laird, Sandia National Laboratories

10:05 am – 10:15 am


10:15 am – 12:30 pm


Roger Green, First Solar, LLC
Heiko Moritz, GT Solar Technologies, Inc.
William Mulligan, Sunpower Corp.
Andrew Gabor, Evergreen Solar, Inc.

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm


1:30 pm – 1:45 pm


Emanuel Sachs, MIT

1:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Panel Discussion: Challenges to Manufacturing Common Across Technologies

All Speakers