Preliminary IEOC Schedule

2020 Preliminary Conference Schedule

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Note: All times below are in Central Time.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

9:00 am / 30 min

Conference Opening Remarks

9:30 am / 50 min

US Market Outlook and its Effect on World Economies – Alan Beaulieu, ITR Economics

Mobile Outlook Session 

Industrial Outlook Session

Gear Outlook Session

10:30 am/ 50 min

Heavy Truck Market Forecast – Eric Starks, FTR Associates

10:30 am/ 50 min

Industrial Markets Overview – Scott Hazelton – IHS Markit

10:30 am/ 50 min

Gear Industry Marketing & Forecast – Tom Runiewicz, IHS Markit

11:30 am/ 50 min

Fluid Power Customer Markets Overview – Eli Lustgarten, ESL Consultants, Inc.

12:30 pm

Ask the Speaker – Alan BeaulieuEli Lustgarten

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

9:00 am / 30 min

Conference Opening Remarks

9:30 am / 50 min

Key Geopolitical Trends Likely to Impact Business – Sam Potolicchio, Preparing Global Leaders Forum

Mobile Outlook Session 

Industrial Outlook Session

10:30 am /50 min

Construction Machinery Forecast – Chuck Yengst, Yengst & Associates

10:30 am /50 min

Packaging Equipment Sustainability – Donna Ritson, DDR Communications LLC

11:30 am / 50 min

The COVID-19 Pandemic and its Economic Consequences– Sergio Rebelo, Kellogg School of Management

12:30 pm

Ask the Speaker – Sam Potolicchio, Sergio Rebelo

Thursday, August 13, 2020

9:00 am / 30 min

Conference Opening Remarks

9:30 am / 50 min

Global Economic Trends – Oxford Economics Perspective – Michael Reid, Oxford Economics

Mobile Outlook Session 

Industrial Outlook Session

10:30 am / 50 min

Agriculture Machinery Forecast – Eli Lustgarten, ESL Consultants, Inc.

10:30 am / 50 min

Metalworking/Machine Tool Market Forecast – Pat McGibbon, Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT)

11:30 am / 50 min

Fluid Power Industry Forecast – Alex Chausovsky, ITR Economics

12:30 pm / 10 min

Closing Remarks

12:40 pm

Ask the Speaker – Michael Reid, Alex Chausovsky