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ILMA thanks MidContinental Chemical Company for sponsoring the #EssentialILMA agenda.

Agenda session times listed on this website are scheduled in Eastern time. We recommend that during the meeting you reference the agenda within the Virtual Event Hub, as it will configure to your local time. 

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Monday, October 26

Base Camp Live and Sponsor Networking Lounges

Base Camp Live sponsored by Petro-Canada Lubricants

We know that traditionally, ILMA Members look forward to meeting in Base Camp for social and business interactions - and this virtual meeting is no exception. ILMA's virtual meeting platform offers plenty of opportunity to network during the meeting with Base Camp Live and Sponsor Networking Lounges.

Coffee and Speed Networking

Sponsored by Afton Chemical Corporation

 

Generate up to 20 new business leads during this virtual networking event!

 

Attendees will be randomly matched for 1:1 video meetings lasting for 3 minutes. When time is up, you will be matched with a new partner. This pattern will repeat for the duration of the session. At the end of each meeting, you will have the option of adding each other to My Connections, where you can chat, request a meeting and video conference. If you need a break in between meetings, don't worry! Your next meeting will only begin when you're ready.

Welcome! With Holly Alfano and Chuck Decker

ILMA CEO Holly Alfano and ILMA President Chuck Decker welcome you to a new reality for ILMA. Hear updates on all the Association's activities.

Election 2020: Where are We Headed?

David Wasserman – House Editor, The Cook Political Report

Sponsored by Ergon

It's been a volatile four years since our last presidential election. What can we expect as we move into the next term – a new president? Economic well-being or more calamity? How will our county and the world move further ahead in reaching for peace and prosperity?

Dedicated Networking Time

ILMA meetings are all about networking, and #EssentialILMA is no exception! Our virtual platform offers a variety of ways to connect with ILMA friends and colleagues. 
 

  • Leave a message for all attendees in the lobby newsfeed and interact with other attendees' posts.

  • Visit Base Camp Live to say hi to the ILMA staff, or to interact directly with sponsors and learn more about their products and services.

  • Drop into one of the Networking Lounges for a few exciting rounds of speed video networking.

  • Initiate a chat or a video meeting directly from the attendee list.

SHERA Committee Presentation

The Safety, Health, Environmental and Regulatory Affairs (SHERA) Committee provides guidance regarding existing and emerging safety, health, environmental and regulatory issues related to the lubricants industry and their impact on ILMA members and end users.

Capitalism: The Engine that Moves Humanity

Rajendra Sisodia – FW Olin Distinguished Professor of Global Business and Whole Foods Market Research Scholar in Conscious Capitalism; Babson College

Despite the role of capitalism being regularly called into question in our society, Raj Sisodia offers a fresh take on free enterprise and how it has actually lifted humanity all over the world. How can businesses do better to affect the lives of their employees and what does that mean for the bottom line? Don't miss this moving, thought-provoking and perhaps controversial look at how businesses of all sizes have the power to achieve greater heights. 

A Special ILMA Conversation: Q&A with Rajendra Sisodia

ILMA CEO Holly Alfano joins Rajendra Sisodia for a conversation about the state of capitalism in our world today and how ILMA members are affected. Questions from attendees will be welcome.

"Ask ILMA" Town Hall

Sponsored by Chevron Oronite

Leading experts will answer questions on a wide range of issues, including base oils, additives, metalworking fluids, international regulations and legal issues. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions live.

 

Moderator: Holly Alfano, ILMA

 

Panelists: Steve Best, Chevron Oronite; Luc Girard, Sanjuro Consulting; Gina Harm, Afton Chemical Corp.; Jim Eggenschwiler, Trinity Consultants Company; Jeff Leiter, ILMA

New Member and First Time Attendees Reception

Sponsored by Funtional Products, Inc.

Wondering how to make the most of your first ILMA meeting experience? Take advantage of the opportunity to mix and mingle with ILMA Board members and committee chairs to find out what ILMA and ILMA meetings are all about.

Reception attendees will randomly be matched up for a 1:1 video chat, lasting for a duration of 2 minutes. Once the timer hits 0:00, attendees will be re-matched with a new partner. This pattern will repeat for the duration of the session, allowing attendees to interact with a number of people. If you enjoy your chat with someone, you can easily connect with them for a 1:1 meeting later.

Dedicated Networking Time

ILMA meetings are all about networking, and #EssentialILMA is no exception! Our virtual platform offers a variety of ways to connect with ILMA friends and colleagues. 
 

  • Leave a message for all attendees in the lobby newsfeed and interact with other attendees' posts.

  • Visit Base Camp Live to say hi to the ILMA staff, or to interact directly with sponsors and learn more about their products and services.

  • Drop into one of the Networking Lounges for a few exciting rounds of speed video networking.

  • Initiate a chat or a video meeting directly from the attendee list.

 

After Hours Casual Networking

After a long day of meetings, we know that ILMA members look forward to meeting for drinks and casual networking. Let's carry on the tradition! We'll have Networking Lounges open all night, so you and your ILMA pals and come and go as you like.
 

Beer, Banter & Monday Night Football: You know you're watching anyway, so join your ILMA colleagues and channel the traditional ILMA networking vibes. BYOB and trash talk for the Chicago Bears vs Los Angeles Rams game.

 

Wine Down: If football isn't your jam, then this is the Networking Lounge for you. Kick back, relax and grab that wine glass that fits the whole bottle in it - you know the one! 

 
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Tuesday, October 27

Base Camp Live and Sponsor Networking Lounges

Base Camp Live sponsored by Petro-Canada Lubricants

We know that traditionally, ILMA Members look forward to meeting in Base Camp for social and business interactions - and this virtual meeting is no exception. ILMA's virtual meeting platform offers plenty of opportunity to network during the meeting with Base Camp Live and Sponsor Networking Lounges.

Coffee and Speed Networking

Sponsored by Afton Chemical Corporation

 

Generate up to 20 new business leads during this virtual networking event!

 

Attendees will be randomly matched for 1:1 video meetings lasting for 3 minutes. When time is up, you will be matched with a new partner. This pattern will repeat for the duration of the session. At the end of each meeting, you will have the option of adding each other to My Connections, where you can chat, request a meeting and video conference. If you need a break in between meetings, don't worry! Your next meeting will only begin when you're ready.

Manufacturing Member Business Meeting

Sponsored by Radco Industries

 

ILMA Manufacturing Members only

MWF Committee Meeting

Sponsored by Palmer Holland
 

The Metalworking Fluids (MWF) Committee follows issues concerning manufacturers and suppliers for the metalworking lubricants sector.

Dedicated Networking Time

ILMA meetings are all about networking, and #EssentialILMA is no exception! Our virtual platform offers a variety of ways to connect with ILMA friends and colleagues. 
 

  • Leave a message for all attendees in the lobby newsfeed and interact with other attendees' posts.

  • Visit Base Camp Live to say hi to the ILMA staff, or to interact directly with sponsors and learn more about their products and services.

  • Drop into one of the Sponsor Networking Lounges

  • Initiate a chat or a video meeting directly from the attendee list.

Industry 4.0, Part of the Industrial Revolution

Dave Dragon – President, Dragon Management Consulting

Sponsored by Lubrication Engineers

Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economics Forum, has been at the center of global affairs for over four decades. He has written a book that discusses how we are at the beginning of a revolution that is fundamentally changing the way we live, work and relate to one another, The Fourth Industrial Revolution. Industry 4.0 is a subset of The Fourth Industrial Revolution, which focuses on computerization of manufacturing. At the heart of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and Industry 4.0 is Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its associated technologies. In this discussion, we'll review the nine Industry 4.0 technologies and how AI will transform manufacturing as we know it today.

Perspectives on ICE Lifespan and Impacts for ICE Lubricants

Joan Evans – Industry Liaison Advisor Americas, Infineum USA, L.P.
Sponsored by Infineum


The shift towards electrification creates great uncertainty for oil marketers forming a vision of the future market. In this session, gain a more informed worldview on the future of the Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) leading to better business decisions and product planning cycles. Infineum provides an executive summary on electrification and a review of key factors that might affect product life cycles.

ILMA Book Club

Join the ILMA Book Club for open discussion on these great reads:
 

  • Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

  • The Tattooist of Auchwitz by Heather Morris

  • The Maid by Stephanie Land

  • The Death or Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware

  • The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

The Five Disruption-Proof Trends Shaping Our World

Afshin Molavi – Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute at Johns Hopkins University SAID and Co-Director, emerge85 Lab

Sponsored by Sea-Land Chemical Company

From rapid urbanization and growing middle classes to unprecedented connectivity and technology acceleration, Molavi will highlight five key demographic and universal growth trends that are reshaping our world. He describes these shifts as "disruption-proof" in that they transcend our day-to-day political, economic and trade developments. Understanding their importance will help you navigate the competitive global landscape for the next twenty-five years.

Dedicated Networking Time

ILMA meetings are all about networking, and #EssentialILMA is no exception! Our virtual platform offers a variety of ways to connect with ILMA friends and colleagues. 
 

  • Leave a message for all attendees in the lobby newsfeed and interact with other attendees' posts.

  • Visit Base Camp Live to say hi to the ILMA staff, or to interact directly with sponsors and learn more about their products and services.

  • Drop into one of the Sponsor Networking Lounges

  • Initiate a chat or a video meeting directly from the attendee list.

After Hours Casual Networking – Beer & Banter / Wine Down

After a long day of meetings, we know that ILMA members look forward to meeting for drinks and casual networking. Let's carry on the tradition! We'll have Networking Lounges open all night, so you and your ILMA pals and come and go as you like.

#EssentialILMA 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

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