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Thursday, April 20

7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

ILMA Base Camp and Registration

ILMA Base Camp is the place to check in or register, find ILMA staff, grab a refreshment or snack, learn all about ILMA's mobile app, network with attendees and browse tabletop displays.

Sponsored by HF Sinclair 

8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

ILMA Foundation Golf Tournament

Teams of four will compete on the Mountain Course at Ventana Canyon. Weaving through desert cacti and scenic canyons, the course embodies the character of the Sonoran Desert landscape, as well as a unique variety of desert fauna. Grab-and-go continental breakfast will be provided at the course. Registration also includes greens fees, cart fee, a sleeve of balls and two drink tickets per person. This event will sell out (only 100 spots available) so reserve your spot ASAP!

Sponsored by Vanderbilt Chemicals 

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Refreshment Break in Base Camp

Grab a refreshment or snack, browse tabletop displays or share questions and comments with ILMA staff.

Refreshments sponsored by American Refining Group

12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Networking Lunch Buffet

Relax and enjoy some lunch with friends and colleagues.

Sponsored by OEC Group

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

CEO Meet & Greet with Holly Alfano

Meet Holly Alfano, ILMA chief executive officer, in Base Camp to share your questions, comments or concerns regarding ILMA or the industry. Or stop by just to say hi!

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

SHERA Committee Meeting

Make sure you’re up to date on the latest regulatory proposals affecting our industry. The information shared among members in this forum helps ILMA speak to regulators with authority. Committee meetings are open to all.

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Refreshment Break in Base Camp

Grab a refreshment or snack, browse tabletop displays or share questions and comments with ILMA staff.

Refreshments sponsored by American Refining Group

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Engine & Transmission Committee Meeting

Engine oil and transmission fluid stakeholders will meet to discuss the most pressing issues for this industry segment, including an update on PC-12 development, the latest on California’s ATF regulations and other topics. Committee meetings are open to all.

5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

New Member & First Time Attendee Reception

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, committee chairs and top tier sponsors to find out what ILMA and ILMA meetings are all about.

Sponsored by Functional Products

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Opening Reception

Celebrate the start of ILMA Engage with some networking, drinks and light fare while watching the sun set over the Catalina Mountains.

Sponsored by Radco Industries 

Friday, April 21

7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

ILMA Base Camp and Registration

ILMA Base Camp is the place to check in or register, find ILMA staff, grab a refreshment or snack, learn all about ILMA's mobile app, network with attendees and browse tabletop displays.

Sponsored by HF Sinclair 


8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Manufacturing Member Business Breakfast Meeting (Manufacturing Members Only)

Grab a bite to eat and get the lowdown on all of ILMA's activities and where your membership dollars are going. Ask ILMA leadership your questions about Association operations and leadership.

Sponsored by Sea-Land Chemical Company

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet

Enjoy the most important meal of the day as you plan your time ahead with your colleagues or take advantage of a networking opportunity.
Sponsored by Sea-Land Chemical Company

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Supplier Committee Meeting

This group is dedicated to finding ways ILMA Supplier members can support Manufacturing members in varied and creative ways. Learn what’s been done in the past and brainstorm new ideas!

9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

General Session with Keynote Speaker Erik Qualman

Digital Leadership: How to Focus in an Unfocused World

Sponsored by Ergon Inc.


Don't miss this energizing keynote! Called a "Digital Dale Carnegie" and “the Tony Robbins of Tech,” Erik Qualman is the #1 bestselling author of five books on digital leadership and was voted the 2nd Most Likeable Author in the World, behind Harry Potter’s J.K. Rowling.

His Socialnomics work has been featured in media from 60 Minutes to the Wall Street Journal and used by organizations ranging from NBC Universal to NASA. Over 500 universities use his materials. Qualman was formerly a sitting professor at Harvard & MIT’s edX labs. The New York University Stern School of Business indicated that Qualman is to digital leadership what W. Edwards Deming is to quality and Peter Drucker is to management. He received an honorary doctorate for his groundbreaking work, What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube. He is also the founder of Equalman Studios, which has produced film and animation projects for the likes of Disney, Cartier, CompuCom, Chase, Hearts on Fire, IBM and many other global brands.

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

ILMA Book Club

Join the ILMA Book Club for light bites and engaging discussion on the film The Untouchables as well as the following books:

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
Shiner by Amy Jo Burns
The Guest List by Lucy Foley
The Temptation of Gracy by Santa Monfiore
The Mother in Law by Sally Hepworth

10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Metalworking (MWF) Fluids Committee Meeting

The Metalworking Fluids (MWF) Committee follows issues concerning manufacturers and suppliers in the metalworking lubricants sector. Committee meetings are open to all.

Sponsored by Master Fluid Solutions 

12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Lunch Session: Zap the Gap! Transforming Multi-Generational Teams

Meagan Johnson is a nationally recognized multi-generational expert and generational studies enthusiast. Since 1997, she has researched, written and spoken about the multiple generations. She focuses on ways to build a culture of multi-generational collaboration, not alienation. Rather than promoting generational stereotypes, Meagan explores what drives a generation to succeed. In her presentation, Meagan delves into:

  • The best way to assist each generation in a post-pandemic environment

  • How to create generational inclusivity

  • Common denominators across the generations

  • How generational insensitivity can impact you and your organization

Participants will leave with actions they can put in place immediately and steps to take them into the future. Plated lunch provided.

Sponsored by Motiva Enterprises

1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Global Affairs & Trade Committee Meeting

If your company does or is considering doing business internationally, this is the forum for you. Come get the latest information on shipping, sanctions compliance, global chemicals registration and more. 

1:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Networking & Refreshments in Base Camp

A perfect time to schedule a business meeting, mingling with peers, grabbing a refreshment or browsing tabletop displays.

Refreshments sponsored by Allegheny Petroleum Products Company

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Speed Networking

Shake up your ILMA meeting routine and start a conversation with someone new at ILMA’s popular Speed Networking event! Attendees will be randomly paired for 3-minute rounds. You never know who you’ll meet – a supplier, customer, colleague, or your new best friend! To help you prepare, we’ve put together some tips to help maximize your speed networking skills. We ask that attendees arrive on time and stay for the entire event. Only one participant per company, please.

Sponsored by MidContinental Chemical Company 

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Wild West Roundup – Reception, Dinner & Hoedown

Saddle up for a rootin' tootin' good time at ILMA's Wild West Roundup! Mosey on over in your jeans and western duds for some good grub and stompin' fun. Arizona's Singing Cowboy and his trusty horse Dusty will greet you at the Coyote Corral before you hightail it to the chuck wagon grill. Take an old-timey photo or sit back and kick up your heels while you clap or sing along to the sound of Arizona's Best Dueling Pianos. It's sure to be a grand ol' time! 
Bar sponsored by Afton Chemical Corporation, Activities & Decorations sponsored by Infineum, Dinner sponsored by SK Enmove 

Saturday, April 22

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

ILMA Base Camp and Registration

ILMA Base Camp is the place to check in or register, find ILMA staff, grab a refreshment or snack, learn all about ILMA's mobile app, network with attendees and browse tabletop displays.

Sponsored by HF Sinclair 


8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Networking Breakfast Buffet

Seize the final day of the meeting and meet someone new!

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

#LubeTrends Live: ILMA Town Hall – Supply Chain Check-in: What Have We Learned?

In addition to 6.9 million deaths and more harm than anyone will be able to quantify, the COVID-19 pandemic also crippled supply chains. As global trade gets back on its feet, what lessons can we identify from the challenges of the past few years, and where can the lubricants industry apply those lessons in our own procurement and sales channels? ILMA CEO Holly Alfano will moderate an enlightening panel discussion with Jim Carroll of Schaeffer Manufacturing, Greg Julian of Advanced Lubrication Specialties, Jeremy Ping of Calumet Specialty Products, and Kasi Viswanathan of Chevron Oronite, followed by a town hall discussion. Bring your insights and your questions!
Sponsored by Chevron Oronite 

10:40 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.

ILMA Express Talks

Get all the business intel you need in these three bite-size, 20-minute sessions followed by a 5-minute Q&A.

Sponsored by Lubrizol

Express Talk #1: Cybersecurity for Small Businesses

Mike Lettman, cybersecurity advisor with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), will cover cyber-essentials, today's biggest threats to small businesses, best practices and (free!) resources available to ILMA members.

Express Talk #2: Best Laid Plans: How to Navigate Today's Supply Chain

Lynn Stacy, managing director of global shipping and logistics company OEC Group, will share insights into geopolitical, labor and other issues affecting today's supply chain. Learn the best strategies for getting raw materials in your door and product out to your customers.

Express Talk #3: I’ll Make You Famous: Talent Attraction Through FAME
Tony Davis, National Director for the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) shares how the FAME model has been leading talent attraction—and creating global-best skilled technicians—for more than a decade. Learn strategies for student engagement, career pipeline development and retention — whether you use the FAME model or not.

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Sustainability Committee Meeting

With sustainability and other environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations becoming increasingly important for business success, this group aims to help ILMA members leverage sustainability to meet their long-term goals and objectives. Get in at the ground level and help shape the direction of this important new committee. Committee meetings are open to all.

Sponsored by Avista 

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Innovative Business Council Meeting

Are you ready to help spread the word about our industry among young people across the world? Dive into ILMA’s new global social media initiative to promote the lubricants industry, which this committee will spearhead on behalf of ILMA. Get some key takeaways from the Manufacturing Workforce Summit, and help decide the committee’s KPIs. 
Sponsored by Chevron Base Oils 

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Cactus Cantina
Say goodbye to your ILMA friends while playing games and having some fun!

Sponsored by Penthol

Thursday, April 20
Friday, April 21
Saturday, April 22


Locally grown products, farm-fresh ingredients, and innovative menus created by their award-winning chefs.

Spa & Fitness

Find your perfect balance and discover a haven for rejuvenation, restoration and indulgence.

Golf & Tennis

From bogies to birdies, from aces to cross-court winners, Loews Ventana Canyon is a golf and tennis lover’s paradise.

Discover Tucson

Explore the great outdoors and discover the beauty of the Sonoran landscape and the sophistication of Tucson.

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