Space Challenges from Wire Harness

While we are rapidly moving to the commercialization of space (especially vehicles and hardware), the aerospace community is often confronted with the hard reality that what works down here on planet Earth doesn’t always work “up there”. Problems often encountered include: – Contamination and Foreign Object Debris (FOD). – Fire and smoke means we have […]

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Best Practice Roundtables

Topics: Know when to fold them – Scott Morris, Marsh Electronics Industry Consolidation Low Pressure Molding – Michael Pierce, LPMS High Performance Teams – Parker Garrett, EMSCO Trends in direct labor that will affect wire harness operations in Mexico – JP McDaris, Entrada Group

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Electric Mobility Will Change Your Business

For some, vehicle electrification is only a very tiny part of the cars on the road, but for others, it is their core business. For the last five years, Ben Dagenais has been working on the vehicles of tomorrow from the CAD stage to vehicle road testing and everything in between. During his presentation, Ben […]

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Micro Trends and Mega Changes

A profusion of technological changes on the horizon are poised to forever change the way we work, live and communicate. Voice computing is ushering in a new user interface and changing the way we compute. Virtual reality and augmented reality are altering the way we interact and blurring the lines between the physical and digital […]

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Megatrends of CASE
(Connected, Autonomous, Shared and Electrification)

The future of mobility is changing rapidly which means substantial opportunities for transportation industry suppliers. Connected, autonomous, shared mobility and electrification (CASE) of vehicles means significant changes to their architecture, design and the way we do business.  In his presentation, “Megatrends of CASE,” Jim will discuss the impact of CASE on our industry.

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Best Practice Roundtables

Topics: Using the A-620 Standard as a Marketing Tool – Norm Sagon WHMA/IPC How Can the WHMA Website be of More Value – Christine & Robert Siebert, WHMA/IPC Growth Strategies Reduce Obsolescence Wire Harness Industry Economics Taylor St. Germain, ITR Economics

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Wire Harness Industry Economics – Managing in an Uncertain Economy

The last two years have provided for many headlines, but did those headlines help or hinder your business? Presidential politics are fascinating, and we will explore the likely impact, if any, on the near-term economy and what potential election outcomes may mean to our forecast and to your world. Our job will be to determine […]

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A Passion For Space Exploration (Keynote)

For over fifty years Gentry Lee has had the good fortune to be deeply involved in the robotic exploration of our solar system.  This exploration has revolutionized mankind’s understanding of our place in the universe and asked tantalizing questions about the possible existence elsewhere of life and intelligence.  Recently we have discovered thousands of planets […]

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WHMA First Timer Session

For all new attendees! We recognize that it can be difficult to meet people. This session is attended by industry veterans and WHMA board members who provide insights on how to make the most of the conference and your WHMA membership. Sponsored by and

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