Forge Fair 2021

October 26-28, 2021 | TCF Center, Detroit, Michigan

2021 Presentations

Keynote: Dr. Chris Kuehl, Armada Corporate Intelligence
October 27, 2021 | 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. ET

Chris makes approximately 100 presentations each year to business and industry associations in the U.S. and overseas. He has a doctorate in Political Economics, advanced degrees in Soviet Studies and Asian Studies and was a professor of international economics and finance for over 15 years prior to starting Armada.Dr. Christopher (Chris) Kuehl is the author of Quick Read Economic Update and a frequent speaker at industry events.  Chris is the managing director of Armada Corporate Intelligence and one of the co-founders of the company. He has been Armada's economic analyst and has worked with a wide variety of private clients and professional associations in the last 18 years. He is the chief economist for the National Association for Credit Management (NACM). He prepares NACM's monthly Credit Managers Index.

Featured Panel: Women in Forging
October 28, 2021 | 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. ET

Moderated by Ashleigh Walters, President, Onex, Inc. this panel session will cover topics such as transitioning into the next generation; men becoming mentors and allies to women in the industry; finding work/life balance; labor and workforce development; and more. Panelists will include female leaders from FIA Member companies.

Exhibitor Presentations

Exhibitor presentation topics include Hammers & Presses, Heat Treatment, Materials, Operations & Facilities, Automation & Robotics, Simulation & Design, and More.

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