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Overland Park, KS Seminar Schedule


2016 AmCon Overland Park  Seminars

Tuesday, May 3rd

 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Negotiation Do’s & Don’ts
Video Presentation by Margaret Neale

Program Highlights

  • What is your biggest source of power in any negotiation?
  • How to redraw the boundaries of a negotiation in your favor.
  • How focusing on the upside improves your deal.

It’s better to receive the first offer than to give it. Honesty is the best negotiating policy. Professor Neale convincingly debunks these common beliefs as she shares the results of empirical research on negotiating strategies and the process of “mutual influence” that drives negotiation. This informative one-hour video presentation will help you get the best deal you can when negotiating with suppliers (or anyone). Find out what works and what doesn’t. This free presentation is a $95 value, but it could save you thousands. Attend this Free Negotiating video presentation then visit the AmCon exhibits and apply what you’ve learned on the show floor.

 

10:15am-11:15am
3D Printing Advanced Applications
Adam Kneller, Fisher Unitech   www.funtech.com

3D Printing has been used in the design and manufacturing to create everything from concept models all the way to end use parts. This presentation will detail how the manufacturing industry is using 3D printing technology to create better quality parts faster and in a more cost effective manor.

 

11:30am-12:30pm
Thick Gauge Thermoforming, Pressure Forming, and Twin Sheet Forming
David Grice, C&K Plastics                www.candkplastics.com

C & K Plastics has been thermoforming for over 50 years. The company has over 100 cumulative years of experience.  An In- depth look at cut sheet thermoforming and how to determine which process is best for different applications. Materials, tooling and part design will be covered. Processes covered: Vacuum Forming, Pressure Forming, Twin Sheet Forming, Secondary and Finishing operation.

 

12:45pm-1:45pm
Running Your Business by the Numbers
Brian Turner, Distefano Technology & Manufacturing          www.dtamfg.com

In today’s fluctuating economy business’ have to operate their business as lean as possible and one to do that is through Open-Book Management” (OBM) is a popular model for running a for-profit business. Many firms are interested in how it works. It has been featured in Inc. magazine, and several books have promoted it. Open-Book Management has been used to describe a management style where financial information is openly shared with all employees. It is, however, a more complete set of activities in support of a unique management philosophy. OBM is: Educating all employees about the firm’s business and exchanging business information among them to support their involvement as responsible business partners with significant and timely rewards based on business performance.

 

2:00-3:00
The Power to Persuade – 7 Insights into Motivating, Leading & Influencing
Video Presentation by Mike Lipkin

This dynamic program covers the The Seven Insights that will inspire you to take charge of your most important aspirations. You’ll also learn how to win people over by helping them win as well. The new reality is that everyone is a leader. Everyone has been charged with the responsibility of adding value, building the franchise or finding a better way. Top professionals understand that the power to lead comes from The Power To Persuade. Mike Lipkin is an internationally known speaker. He is President of Environics/Lipkin, one of Canada’s largest and most sophisticated research houses, specializing in Motivation and Persuasion. As a Toronto-based speaker, author and persuasion coach, Mike has worked in twenty-two countries with over a million people. His impressive list of clients includes top companies like Deloitte, IBM, Pfizer, & Starwood Hotels. In addition, he has authored numerous best selling books including: Keeper of The Flame, Luck Favors The Brave , & On Fire, The Art of Personal Consistency .This free presentation is an $89 value, but it could save you thousands. Attend this Free Persuasion presentation then visit the AmCon exhibits and apply what you’ve learned on the show floor.

 

 

Wednesday, May 4th

9:00am – 10:00am
The Power to Persuade – 7 Insights into Motivating, Leading & Influencing
Video Presentation by Mike Lipkin

This dynamic program covers the The Seven Insights that will inspire you to take charge of your most important aspirations. You’ll also learn how to win people over by helping them win as well. The new reality is that everyone is a leader. Everyone has been charged with the responsibility of adding value, building the franchise or finding a better way. Top professionals understand that the power to lead comes from The Power To Persuade.

Mike Lipkin is an internationally known speaker. He is President of Environics/Lipkin, one of Canada’s largest and most sophisticated research houses, specializing in Motivation and Persuasion. As a Toronto-based speaker, author and persuasion coach, Mike has worked in twenty-two countries with over a million people. His impressive list of clients includes top companies like Deloitte, IBM, Pfizer, & Starwood Hotels. In addition, he has authored numerous best selling books including: Keeper of The Flame, Luck Favors The Brave , & On Fire, The Art of Personal Consistency .This free presentation is an $89 value, but it could save you thousands. Attend this Free Persuasion presentation then visit the AmCon exhibits and apply what you’ve learned on the show floor.

 

10:15am – 11:15am
Internet of Things
Jatin Talreja, Viaan Electronics                           www.viaanelectronics.com

This seminar will go over the whole process of Internet of Things (IoT) including all the essential components needed to make a smart device and how to manage security. Jatin will show how can we use the power of IoT to make products, processes, assembly etc. in industrial, agricultural, Medical, Transportation, and Manufacturing world more reliable, data centirc, and serve the customers better for the new technological world. Jatin will talk about several wireless technologies which can be embedded into the current systems to collect data such as Bluetooth Low Energy, Wifi, Lora, Zigbee and how to use them more efficiently. The presentation will have one example from each of the industries covering several topics.

 

11:30am-12:30am
Plastic Profile Extrusion
David Grice, Valley Extrusion                                     www.valley-extrusions.com
An in-depth look at profile extrusion. Tired of paying too much for aluminum extrusions and then spending extra to have secondary operations? Come let us show you materials that can replace aluminum and many secondary operations that can be accomplished in-line. Materials and tooling will be discussed as well as part design.

12:45-1:45
Negotiation Do’s & Don’ts
Video Presentation by Margaret Neale

Program Highlights

  • What is your biggest source of power in any negotiation?
  • How to redraw the boundaries of a negotiation in your favor.
  • How focusing on the upside improves your deal.

It’s better to receive the first offer than to give it. Honesty is the best negotiating policy. Professor Neale convincingly debunks these common beliefs as she shares the results of empirical research on negotiating strategies and the process of “mutual influence” that drives negotiation. This informative one-hour video presentation will help you get the best deal you can when negotiating with suppliers (or anyone). Find out what works and what doesn’t. This free presentation is a $95 value, but it could save you thousands. Attend this Free Negotiating video presentation then visit the AmCon exhibits and apply what you’ve learned on the show floor.

More Seminars TBA, Please check back closer to show time for the most updated schedule