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Accelerating Digital Transformation 
Shifting from Analytics to Analytics Knowledge

Join the conversation at the upcoming Manufacturing Leadership Forum. Listen and engage with executives and peers from leading manufacturers around the globe. This in-person event will feature:

  • Keynote Presentation: Jonathan Alexander, Manufacturing AI & Advanced Analytics Manager at Albemarle 

  • Case Studies: Leading manufacturers from the chemical, specialty chemical, and food industries will share details on how to scale and sustain the use of real-time manufacturing analytics to deliver competitive differentiation and improve market position.

  • Roundtables & Workshops: In-depth discussions and interactive sessions providing strategies and best practices for getting started with manufacturing analytics and Digital Transformation.  

The Manufacturing Leadership Forum is designed specifically to help manufacturing companies translate theory to reality relating to Digital Transformation and manufacturing analytics to deliver competitive advantage and quantifiable ROI to their organizations. You will hear from and interact directly with peers who have successfully scaled and sustained Digital Transformation efforts to address customer needs and improve market positions.

Jonathan Alexander

Mary Beth Seasholtz

Mark Sen Gupta

Scaling Digital Transformation Around the Globe


Jonathan Alexander | Albemarle 

Click to learn more about Jonathan Alexander

Delivering Multivariate Benefits Outside of the Advanced Analytics Group 
Mitigating the Loss of Institutional Knowledge

Mark Sen Gupta | ARC Advisory Group

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Ken Froedge | Kaneka 

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Johan Hultman | Sartorius 

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Roundtable Discussions 

The Forum features interactive workshops focusing on solving common problems facing manufacturers today. Take part in the interactive breakout roundtable discussions . Bring your ideas and questions!

Roundtable topics:

  • Getting Started with Manufacturing Analytics

  • Advanced Analytics

  • What's Your Problem?

The Manufacturing Leadership Forum™ Agenda Overview

All times are in CST

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

 8:00AM   Registration/Coffee

 9:15AM   Introductions & Agenda 

 9:30AM   Keynote: Jonathan Alexander, Albemarle 

10:30AM  Mark Sen Gupta, ARC Advisory Group

11:00AM  Break

11:15AM  Ken Froedge, Kaneka 

11:45AM  Catered Lunch

  1:00PM   Johan Hultman, Sartorius 

  1:30PM   Mary Beth Seasholtz, Dow

  2:00PM   Roundtable Discussions

  2:45PM   Northwest Analytics – The Next Generation 

  3:30PM   Networking & Open Bar 




  • How do I register?

Click the ‘REGISTER NOW’ button in the top right-hand corner.  Registration requires name, company, title, business email, and country.
  • Is Parking Included?

We will take care of your parking if you use the Petroleum Club of Houston's Valet service.  Enter on the Milam Street entrance and provide your parking stub at registration. 

  • Is there a charge for The Manufacturing Leadership Forum?

No, like all our events, there is no charge for the keynotes, roundtables, case study presentations, networking or lunch. The entire event is free.


The 2022  Manufacturing Leadership Forum will take place at The Petroleum Club of Houston. For more information, and to reserve your spot, please click here. 

For inquiries, questions, please call: 888-692-7638 or fill out the form below: 

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Sponsor: Northwest Analytics

111 SW Columbia St, Suite 1080

Portland, OR 97201

Tel: 503-224-7727

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The Manufacturing Leadership Forum™

This premier manufacturing analytics educational event focuses on enabling Industry 4.0 programs with manufacturing analytics. Each of the forums features keynotes and case study presentations from globally recognized leaders in the application of manufacturing analytics. 

Event Sponsor:  Northwest Analytics

Northwest Analytics is the leading provider of analytics-based knowledge solutions for global manufacturers spanning nearly every industry vertical, including chemical, pharmaceutical, electronic materials, and others. Northwest Analytics solutions enable manufacturers to identify, codify and amplify process knowledge throughout the enterprise to address top critical operational challenges, including process quality, loss of process knowledge, shrinking the skills gap and reducing the time to problem resolution. Manufacturers have used NWA's award-winning solutions to return more than $1B to their bottom lines.

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