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
Supplier Performance Measurement and Scoring

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

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
The Transformation of Belden: Using Brand Strategy to Change the Conversation

Guest Presenter: Eric Ehlers, Director, Corporate Marketing and Global Marketing Information Systems, Belden Inc.

Cam Mackey December 11, 2014
Cost-Saving Strategies for Greening Freight

Guest Presenter: Jason Mathers

Maria Negron Kneib December 10, 2014
Greatest Challenges Facing CAEs Today/How Will Internal Audit Change in the Next 2-3 Years

Warren Stippich
Partner National Governance, Risk and Compliance
Solution Leader; Chicago Market Leader, Business
Advisory Services
Grant Thornton

Jeff French
National Managing Partner for the Consumer & Industrial Products Industry

Leslie D. Miller December 9, 2014
Apprenticeship Programs: A Review of Crown UK's Approach

Guest Presenter: Tony Green, Crown Holdings, Inc.

Jenn Callaway December 2, 2014
U.S. Economic and Manufacturing Outlook

The MAPI Foundation, the research affiliate of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, released its quarterly economic forecast, predicting that inflation-adjusted gross domestic product will expand 2.8% in 2015 and 3.0% in 2016.

Daniel J. Meckstroth, Ph.D. November 19, 2014