Day 1 - Monday  June 25, 2018
  
  Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center
  
 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM Evening Reception 
  Italian Delegates, Italian Association Partners, ITA, Consul of Italy in Detroit

 Day 2 - Tuesday June 26, 2018
  
  Sterling Heights (MI) - DC3S | Center for Collaboration and Synergy
  
  Morning Program 
  
 07:30 AM - 08:15 AM Departure of Italian delegates from Downtown Detroit to Sterling Heights
 08:45 AM - 09:00 PM Registration
 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM Keynote Remarks 
 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM U.S. & Italian Advanced Manufacturing: Past Trends, Future Prospects and Needed Government   Policies 
 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Automotive Manufacturing Trends and Challenges 2018
 11:30 AM - 12:30 AM Industry 4.0: Future of Industries - Advanced Manufacturing and Robotics
 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM Lunch

  Afternoon Program
  
 01:00 PM - 01:45 PM Luncheon Panel: Future for Small and Medium-sized Manufacturers in Italy and the US within the   Automotive Supply Chain
 01:45 PM - 02:30 PM Advanced Manufacturing Research Centers and Academic Institutions Building More Innovative   Public/Private Partnerships
 02:30 PM - 06:00 PM B2B - B2G - B2A meetings
 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM Transfer from Sterling Heights to Downtown Detroit + Free Time
 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM VIP Dinner (ITA and US Speakers + Local Partner Reps + Italian Companies - Invitation Only)

 Day 3 - Wednesday June 27, 2018
  
  Sterling Heights (MI) - DC3S | Center for Collaboration and Synergy + Tour Locations
  
 08:15 AM - 09:00 AM Departure of Italian delegates from Downtown Detroit to Sterling Heights
  
  Tour of facilities
 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM Visits to leading automotive and advanced manufacturing centers (TBD)
 06:30 PM Transfer to Detroit - Evening Open

 Day 4 - Thursday June 28, 2018
  
  Detroit, MI - Chicago, IL
  
 07:30 AM - 12:30 PM Departure / Travel of Italian delegates from downtown Detroit to downtown Chicago
 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM Lunch on the road
 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM Tours of facilities
 TBD Networking event with the presence of the Consul General of Italy in Chicago

 Day 5 - Friday June 29, 2018
  
  Detroit, MI - Rockford, IL
  
 07:00 AM - 09:00 AM Transfer to Rockford
 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM Keynote Remarks
 09:30 AM - 01:30 PM  B2B - B2G - B2A meetings in Rockford
 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM Lunch with Mayor of Rockford and REDC
 02:30 PM - 05:30 PM  Tour - Rockford - Advanced Manufacturing Research Centers
  Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Companies in Rockford - Partner: Rockford Economic   Development Council - REDC
 05:30 PM - 08:00 PM  Return to Chicago - conclusion of program 

*The Conference agenda is subject to change 
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Bart Pascoli,
18 apr 2018, 21:10