Spectrum 2019 Keynote Announced

For Immediate Release
Contact: Alexandria Trusov



Keynote for Annual Conference Announced

Dan Spacagna to Speak at Spectrum 2019


Bridgman, Michigan, September 3, 2019 – B&L Information Systems, the leading industry specific ERP software for foundries and die casters, has announced Dan Spacagna as the keynote speaker for their annual users’ conference, Spectrum 2019. Hosted October 6th thru October 8th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Spectrum conference features two days of classroom learning and numerous networking opportunities for metalcasters who use Odyssey ERP software.

Spectrum, B&L's customer conference for Odyssey ERP software users, starts with an optional afternoon golf outing and an evening customer welcome event on Sunday, October 6th, followed by two full days of classroom education sessions. Classroom sessions will include numerous mini-class options, the keynote presentation, a panel discussion about inventory problems and solutions, as well as customer case studies. During Spectrum, B&L staff is also available for individual, in-person meetings to review any company-specific questions.

Keynote speaker Dan Spacagna is a certified executive and personal coach who has authored two books, “5 Keys: How to go from Stressed to Success” and “Apple Tree Leadership (How to Lead from the Middle)”. He is a former operations manager in the automotive industry and well-versed in the unique challenges facing hands-on work environments. Dan is the co-founder and partner at K2 Development where he combines psychology, practical solutions, and innovative gamification techniques to influence long-lasting change in staff, supervisors, and executives. He is also a GSA-certified trainer and DISC expert.

In addition to Dan Spacagna’s keynote, Spectrum attendees can look forward to the participation of knowledge leaders in the metalcasting industry. Mark Danly of Danly Consulting Services will be presenting a class on managing inventory using his real-world experience in manufacturing solutions and ERP installation. New classes for Spectrum 2019 include: Data Interpretation; Overall Equipment Effectiveness; and Production Devices & Scale Interfaces, among others. Outside the classroom structure, Spectrum attendees will have the chance to participate in industry expert-led open forum discussions on a variety of topics ranging from eCommerce (hosted by Radley Corporation), to CRM use in manufacturing, industry use of data analytics, production innovations, and more.

Registration details and additional information about Spectrum 2019 is available at: www.blinfo.com/Spectrum2019


About B&L Information Systems

B&L Information Systems is the global leader in cloud-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software for foundries, die casters and investment casters. Since 1976, B&L has implemented their unique ERP solutions at over 400 metalcasting operations, making their cloud-based Odyssey ERP match how metalcasters operate.  With Odyssey, metalcasters maximize their resources, minimize costs, and make better decisions faster.