All Webinars

Webinars offer ideas and solutions for challenges facing today’s global manufacturer. MAPI offers below a few sample webinars seen by our members through council programs. Most presenters are members and most come from Fortune 1000 and Global 500 companies.
  • Manufacturing trends
  • Innovation
  • Management
  • Global economic perspectives
  • Case studies
Webinar Title Author Publish Datesort ascending
Conflict Minerals Reporting: Year 2 Reporting

The Conflict Minerals: Year 2 Reporting webinar addresses a summary of Year 1 filings, including leading practices emerging from these filings.

Daniel J. Meckstroth, Ph.D. March 27, 2015
Proxy Season Preview and Corporate Governance and Securities Issues of Interest

Gary Gerstman, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
Claire Holland, Counsel, Corporate and Securities, Sidley Austin LLP
John Kelsh, Partner, Corporate and Securities, Sidley Austin LLP

Leslie D. Miller March 3, 2015
B2B Marketing in the Digital Age

How your peers in the manufacturing industry are using digital channels to transform marketing into a customer-centric activity? Numerous studies have shown that the typical buyer will perform as much as 60 percent of activities related to decision making on their own prior to engagi

Cam Mackey March 3, 2015
Global Economic Update

In this webinar, I guided viewers through a world economic scene characterized by sharp divides in growth and volatile markets.  The most pronounced of the economic performance divides is between the U.S.-and just about everywhere else.  U.S. activity is hardly booming.

Cliff Waldman March 3, 2015
Supplier Performance Measurement and Scoring

Guest Presenter: Ed Jabri, Senior Director of Supply Chain, NSK Corporation

Daniel J. Meckstroth, Ph.D. February 19, 2015
U.S. Economic & Manufacturing Outlook

Lower oil prices at the gas pump and elsewhere mean more purchasing power for U.S. consumers and provide a relatively positive near-term economic outlook, according to a new report.

Daniel J. Meckstroth, Ph.D. February 19, 2015
Sustainable by Design: Looking at LCA From the Inside Out

Guest Speaker: Brad Nemeth, LEED Green Associate, VP Sustainability, Sustainability Efficiency Officer Americas, ThyssenKrupp

Maria Negron Kneib February 12, 2015
“Value-Added” and Other Clichés: Does the Voice of the Customer Have Anything To Do With This?

Guest Presenter: Gerry Katz, Executive Vice President, Applied Marketing Science

Cam Mackey February 11, 2015
Ebola Preparedness: What You Need to Know


Dr. Michael Osterholm, Presidential Endowed Chair in Public Health at the University of Minnesota and Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP)

Maria Negron Kneib January 16, 2015
PCAOB Inspection Reports: Impact on SOX Compliance Activities

Guest Presenters: Jim Aerni, Managing Director, Protiviti Inc.
Sharon Lindstrom, Managing Director, Protiviti Inc.
Hani Masood, Director, Protiviti Inc.

Leslie D. Miller December 11, 2014