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General Session

Monday, June 21

Opening General Session,  Industry Awards and Keynote Presentation

Monday, June 21
8:00–10:00 a.m.

This conference opening session will feature welcome comments from MPIF Executive Director/CEO James P. Adams and MPIF President Dean Howard, PMT. 

Additionally, key industry individuals identified to receive major industry awards will be recognized, PM Distinguished Service Award recipients, APMI's newest Fellows, and MPIF's fourth Kempton H. Roll Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Dr. Randall M. German, FAPMI. In addition, we will also be recognizing the PM Design Excellence Award winning parts.

Keynote Presentation


Edwin Pope

Edwin Pope
Principal Analyst
IHS Markit


From market-level volume impacts to powertrain and electrification trends, the outlook of the automotive industry and the potential cascading effects are numerous to the powder metal supply chain. Outlooks & trends discussed will include: Global automotive market, propulsion system design, transmission design, electrification, and metal 3D printing within the automotive sector.



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