Conference Schedule

The 2024 Executive Conference schedule is to be determined.

Below is a sample schedule from 2023.

General sessions will be held in the Avedon Ballroom; breaks and meals in the Cassatt Ballroom and the adjacent Artist Foyer.

4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.    Registration 
4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.   First-Timer/New Member Reception in the Metropolitan Room
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  

Opening Reception sponsored by Avnet/Newark. Beach themed! 

 6:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.   Breakfast sponsored by Master Electronics.
 7:00 a.m.    Registration
7:00 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.    Breakfast Roundtable: "Trends Shaping the Industry" with Dennis Reed, Edgewater Research 
 8:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.   Welcome
 8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.   Opening Keynote: 
 9:15 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.   "Digital Marketing: Technology and Workforce" with Jake Hall, the Manufacturing Millennial 
10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.   Networking Break - Sponsored by TDK.
10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.   "Recruiting Talent to the Electronic Components Industry" with moderator, Jake Hall and panel: Mike Del Priore, Norris Associates; Denisse Sullivan, Sager Electronics and Estefania "Stefy" Corona, Knowles, sponsored by World Micro.
11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m  

"Building a Winning Culture & High Performance"
with Riad Nizam, Master Electronics

 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.    Luncheon sponsored by GlobalSpec and Onsemi
 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.    ECIA State of the Association with David Loftus and Special Guest, Matt AxelrodU.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS)
 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.  

"The Present and Future of AI: Anticipated Developments, Implications, and Regulations" with Geoff Forman and Graham Kilshaw, Lectrix

 2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.  

Networking Break sponsored by DigiKey

 3:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  

"Electronics Components Industry Analysis and Outlook" with Dale Ford, ECIA 

 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

Closing Keynote:
"Leading with Purpose" with Ben Nemtin, sponsored by Cornell Dubilier and World Micro.

 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  

Reception sponsored by Waldom Electronics and Molex.

6:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.  

Breakfast sponsored by Catalyst Unity Solutions and Triad Magnetics.

7:00 a.m.   


7:00 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.   

Breakfast Roundtable: "The Future of AI" Deep Dive with Geoff Forman and Graham Kilshaw, Lectrix

8:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.   


8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.  

"Supply Chains and Corporate Social Value Proposition" with Luca Silipo, Geodis

9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.  

 Association Awards

9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.  

Networking Break - Sponsored by AEM Group, Millennium Alliance Group and Crowley Associates.

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  

Global Economic Update with Cliff Waldman, New World Economics

11:00 a.m. to Noon  

Closing Keynote:
"Leading Change - Empowering Successful Transformation"
with Tom Flick, sponsored by the TTI Family of Companies

12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.    Optional Women in Electronics luncheon program, registration required. 

"Preparing for the Future of Work: Best Practices for Success in a Fast-Moving Industry"