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IADD ANNUAL MEETING – Gaining the Edge

November 4 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Gain the knowledge you need to manage labor shortages and supply chain disruptions — and the technical skills to stay relevant — at the online 2021 IADD Annual Meeting. Informative programs and supplier spotlight demos will be presented live on Thursdays, October 28, November 4 and November 11. That’s three weeks of programming and just a few hours a day! With a mix of technical and business management information, there is something for everyone. View sessions in real time for an opportunity to share ideas with speakers and other attendees. Or view the recordings later at your personal convenience.

This is a great time to learn new skills. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Everything is completely online
  • Registration includes attendance for all live sessions and access to all program recordings, handouts and chat transcripts
  • You’ll be able to start conversations with other attendees and speakers in the live chat during the real-time sessions
  • Ask your questions during the live Q&A portion of each session or submit them during the registration process
  • Mix and match technical and business-related topics to create your personalized curriculum
  • Learn about new equipment and products during Supplier Spotlight demos


Managing Your Freight & Logistics
Richard Montellano, RAM Supply Chain
Manufacturers are dealing with unprecedented chaos when it comes to logistics. In this session, you will learn why manufacturers oftentimes face internal struggles to meet these challenges; the current transportation markets and why it is important to understand how you fit into the marketplace; and the keys to helping manufacturers mitigate supply chain risk in their logistics networks.

Safety in the Dieshop Setting
Christopher Sanchez, Brenntag
There are many potential hazards in a dieshop. In this session, you will learn best practices to keep employees safe and safety audit tips to ensure your shop meets the most common safety standards.

Thursday, November 4
9:15-9:30 Meet & Greet
9:30-10:20 Managing Your Freight & Logistics
10:20-10:30 Supplier Spotlights
10:30-10:50 BREAK
10:50-11:40 Safety in a Dieshop Setting
11:40-11:50 Supplier Spotlights


(After 10/6/21)
IADD Member 99USD
Non-Member 149USD


Contact: leanne.schimming@iadd.org


November 4
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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International Association of Diecutting and Diemaking