April 30 - May 3, 2017 • HYATT REGENCY DENVER AT THE CONVENTION CENTER • Denver, CO


Attendee Registration Information

Pre-Summit Activities, Sunday 4/30/2017
Registration for Sunday is complimentary however Registration is Still Required. Sunday registration does not include the Summit Kick Off Networking Event. The Summit Kick Off event is included in the full Summit Registration Only.

Full Day Programming 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)
  • NIST MEP Advisory Board Meeting
  • MEP Center Board Workshops
  • Digital Manufacturing & Design Training Working Session
  • A One-day Overview on Two Growth Services: Technology-Driven Market Intelligence (TDMI) and Technology Scouting (TDMI/TS)
  • People-Centric Leadership 101
Half Day Morning, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • NIST Financial Management Support: Understanding Awards, Contracts and Cost Share
  • Training within Industry (TWI) and Kata: The Daily Practice of Kaizen
Half Day Afternoon, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m
  • Additive Manufacturing: The evolution of 3D printing
  • Embedding MEP into Manufacturing USA Leadership Committee Meeting
  • An Overview of NIST MEP Reporting and Information Services
  • The Kata Journey: Introduction with Simulation
  • Marketing Working Group (Note: This session is 12 PM - 4 PM instead of 1 PM - 5 PM)
  • Training for Impact: The Active Learning Model
MEP National Summit, May 1-3, 2017
Full Summit Registration with Catering Includes:
Sunday, April 30, 2017
  • Summit Kick Off Networking Event 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Monday, May 1, 2017 (Full day of programming, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
  • Networking Breakfast
  • Access to all day beverages and p.m. break with access to Sponsor/Partners Educational Booths
  • Opening Session & Keynote - John B. Rogers, Jr
  • Three blocks of breakout programming, up to eight breakout sessions within each block
  • Lunch with Keynote Speaker - Thom Singer
  • Closing Plenary Panel with Daily Wrap Up.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 (Full day of programming, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
  • Networking Breakfast
  • Access to all day beverages and p.m. break with access to Sponsor/Partners Educational Booths
  • Keynote - Matt Tyler
  • Three blocks of breakout programming, up to eight breakout sessions within each block
  • Lunch and the 2017 FORME Industry Award Ceremony
  • Closing Keynote Speaker with Daily Wrap Up - Cindi Marsiglio
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 (Half day of programming, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
  • Networking Breakfast
  • One block of breakout programming, up to eight breakout sessions within each block
  • Closing Panel with Summit Wrap Up.
Summit Registration without Catering Includes:
  • Sunday programing (does not include Summit Kick Off on Sunday evening)
  • Monday – Wednesday program sessions (Please note the week’s networking breakfasts, all day beverages and daily break, plus luncheon programming will not be accessible for those that select the non-catering option).

To attend the full 2017 MEP National Summit with catering, the cost is $834.00. Without the catering service, networking event, or lunch programs, the cost is $388.00. There is no fee to attend the Pre-Summit Programs (this does NOT include the Sunday evening networking event). Details on what’s included with each option are listed on the registration page.

Refund Policy Exception: Attendees will receive a full refund if the event is canceled for any reason.

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Registration ends on 4/20/2017 at 11:59 PM EDT


Session Selection

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