RIC-RIT World Remanufacturing Conference
DoubleTree Hotel | Springfield, Missouri
November 7 – 9, 2023
About the RIC-RIT World Remanufacturing Conference
A collaboration of the Remanufacturing Industry Council (RIC) and Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), the conference is a platform for both seasoned and new remanufacturing professionals to make informed business decisions by sharing best practices, exploring new trends, and understanding the critical issues facing remanufacturers globally.
About the Remanufacturing Industries Council (RIC)
RIC is a strategic alliance of businesses and academic institutions that support the remanufacturing industry through collaboration, education, advocacy, and research.
About Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS) at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
GIS is an applied research organization that enables key industrial economy stakeholders to leverage sustainability and new technology to solve complex challenges.
Conference to put spotlight on remanufacturing’s carbon-cutting potential
The RIC-RIT World Remanufacturing Conference (WRC) returns November 7–9, 2023, in Springfield, Missouri, to show remanufacturing’s potential as a driver of a zero-carbon economy.
The push to find real, profitable strategies for decarbonizing manufacturing is at full throttle—but is the remanufacturing industry ready? WRC 2023 will provide business leaders, innovators, policymakers, and other decision-makers the opportunity to discover how “reman” can support cleaner, more sustainable production. They will learn from thought leaders working at the intersection of remanufacturing, carbon accounting, and climate policy.
Now in its sixth year, WRC remains the only industry event to focus entirely on remanufacturing, an industrial process for returning used or worn parts and products to a like-new condition.
2023 Keynote Speakers
Brian leads the Technical & Environmental Systems organization in Cummins Inc. The group’s role is to integrate technology, planning and sustainability globally across Cummins functions and businesses in order to ensure emerging and long-term technical and environmental challenges and opportunities are addressed. Collaborating broadly with many stakeholders, Brian’s team works to identify and respond to changing trends and policies, ensure the Company adopts a long-term enterprise perspective to plan for an uncertain future and establish environmental goals and actions to preserve the sustainability of the company and planet. Among other leadership roles, Brian served on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Act Advisory Committee and on the Executive Committee and as the Public Policy Group Chair for the Truck and Engine Manufacturers Association (EMA).
Before joining Cummins in 2006, Brian served in the United States Senate as Staff Director for the Subcommittee on Clean Air, Climate Change and Nuclear Safety. One of his most significant accomplishments was drafting and building a strong coalition that led to the successful passage and funding of the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA).
He is a graduate of the University of Akron with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy, Political Science and Economics, Georgetown University with a Master of Public Policy degree and Indiana University with a Master of Business Administration degree.
Brian and his wife Adrienne have three children (Max, Sam and Tess). They reside in Columbus, Indiana and are active leaders in the community promoting improved policies and instruction for teaching children to read. In addition to other activities, Brian coaches youth sports and helps support foster children and their families.