Overview

Leading the Next Industrial Revolution

Thanks to a new generation of pragmatic, tested leaders in industry, finance, education and government, the nation’s industrial core is rebounding—and creating unprecedented business opportunities across America’s heartland. Forbes Reinventing America Summit is your best chance for meeting—and profiting from—the people leading the next great wave of American industrial innovation. Last year, speakers included Bill Ford, Shahid Khan, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Sam Zell, Honeywell’s David Cote and dozens of other top executives and public policy leaders.

Please join us as we continue to create an unparalleled network for creating economic growth across the region—a cross-border, cross-industry gathering of investors, inventors, entrepreneurs, CEOs, industry captains and policy makers.

Agenda

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

03:00pm
05:00pm
06:00pm
06:10pm

Thursday, March 12, 2015

07:00am
08:00am
08:10am
08:50am
09:10am
09:50am
10:30am
10:55am
11:40am
12:00pm

Lunch

12:40pm
01:30pm

Lunch Ends

01:30pm
02:10pm
02:30pm
03:00pm

Afternoon Break

03:30pm
04:15pm
05:00pm

Closing Remarks

Location

JW Marriott Chicago

Chicago, IL

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The Summit is a one-of-a-kind congress of 350 powerful minds, all focused on fostering the exploding economic opportunities in America's rebounding industrial heartland. It is an unequaled cross-border, cross-industry gathering of investors, CEOs, industry captains, entrepreneurs, elected officials, economists, academics, innovators and Forbes editors, all in one place at one time.

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2015 Highlights

The Future of Making Things

20:40

Masters of Innovation: Polaris Industries

6:01

Year Up: Closing the Skills Gap

29:13

Betting Big on the Heartland

25:11

The Digital Factory

33:03

Masters of Innovation: Ecovative

20:00

Masters of Innovation: Nervous System

8:23

Face Of The American Dream: Harold Hamm

31:25

Winning The Big Talent Game

36:08

A Network For Growth: A Conversation With The Governor Of Illinois

26:06

The New Materials Boom

36:48

Steve Case: Rise of the Rest

28:31

John Minor, JobsOhio at the 2015 Forbes Reinventing America Summit

21:01

Richard Garrity, Stratasys at the 2015 Forbes Reinventing America Summit

22:32

Stratasys Innovation Booth Presentation at the 2015 Forbes Reinventing America Summit

2:42

Contact

  • For Sponsorship Inquiries:
  • Michael Peck
  • Vice President, Conference Partnerships
  • 1 (212) 620-2204 | mpeck@forbes.com
  • For Editorial Programming/Speaker Submissions:
  • Liz Strozier
  • To submit a potential speaker for consideration, please email a bio and any other relevant information to speakersubmissions@forbes.com. Please include the specific conference in the subject line.
  • 1 (212) 367-4111 | speakersubmissions@forbes.com
  • For Invitation Management/Executive Relations:
  • Anastasia Afendikova
  • Senior Manager, Audience Development
  • 212.367.4158 | ReinventingAmerica@forbes.com
  • For Press Inquiries and Press Passes:
  • Wendy Furrer Egan
  • Senior Director of Editorial Publicity
  • 212.366.8848 | wfurrer-egan@forbes.com

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