U.S. Manufacturing Summit Run of Show

1:00 p.m. EDT -- Summit Begins

Welcome Remarks
The Honorable Rick Scott, Governor of Florida

Walmart's U.S. Manufacturing Initiative
Bill Simon, Walmart U.S. President and CEO

U.S. Manufacturing: A Path for Growth
Secretary Penny Pritzker, U.S. Department of Commerce

The Case for U.S. Manufacturing
Hal Sirkin, Boston Consulting Group Senior Partner and Managing Director

U.S. Manufacturing and the Economy
Richard Fisher, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President and CEO

Panel Discussion: Importance of U.S. Manufacturing for States

  • The Honorable Mike Beebe, Governor of Arkansas 
  • The Honorable Susana Martinez, Governor of New Mexico 
  • The Honorable Phil Bryant, Governor of Mississippi 
  • Rosalind Brewer, Sam's Club President and CEO

Panel Discussion: U.S. Manufacturing – What it Means for America

2:22 – 2:37 p.m. EDT -- 15-minute break

Musical Guest

U.S. Manufacturing Highlights

Panel Discussion: Investing in U.S. Manufacturing

  • Duncan Mac Naughton, Walmart Chief Merchandising and Marketing Officer 
  • Kevin Toomey, Kayser-Roth Corporation President and CEO 
  • Bud Kilby, Renfro CEO

Panel Discussion: U.S. Manufacturing Success Stories

An American Renewal
Bill Simon, Walmart U.S. President and CEO


3:45 p.m. EDT -- Summit Concludes