New North Summit | Agenda

New North Summit Agenda

“The New North Summit presentations stimulate ideas I can use in my business year over year. I always plan to attend every year.” –Summit attendee since 2009

Thursday, December 5, 2019

7:30 a.m. – Registration, Networking and Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – Summit begins – Oneida Nation Color Guard & National Anthem


  • Jan Allman, CEO, Marinette Marine Corporation, a Fincantieri Company
  • Melissa Hughes, WEDC Secretary & CEO
  • Mayor Eric Genrich

ED Talk #1: Kim Underhill, Group President, Kimberly-Clark North America

  • Tony Evers, Governor of Wisconsin (Invited)
  • Jela Trask, WEDC – Wisconsin Supplier Network
  • Rebekah Kowalski, ManPower – Talent Assessment

Networking Break

  • Business Development, Talent & Education Initiatives Videos
  • John Pfeifer, COO, Oshkosh Corporation

ED Talk #2: Fred Stephan, President, Amcor Flexibles North America

Workplace Excellence Award

  • Workplace Excellence Award, Lisa Smith, Right Management to present

ED Talk #3: David Beurle, CEO, Future iQ

Lunch and Networking Break

Breakout Sessions

  • NEW Manufacturing Alliance
  • New North Regional HATCH Pitch Event


  • Charlie Berens, Manitowoc Minute presents: 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Networking

4:30 p.m. – Event Concludes