Rooted-In Manufacturing, the Premier ERP Conference, Set for New Orleans in November 2023 

Famed Futurist Christina “CK” Kerley to Deliver Megatrends Keynote, Hosted by Rootstock Software 

San Ramon, CA (July 11, 2023) – Rootstock Software, a recognized leader in the Manufacturing Cloud ERP space, today announced that its annual customer conference, “Rooted-In Manufacturing,” will be held in the Historic Marriott Warehouse Arts District in New Orleans, LA, Nov. 6 – 8. This is a must-attend manufacturing event, slated to close out the year with industry leaders sharing best practices and forecasts for the road ahead. Toward that end, Rootstock has secured keynote speaker and futurist Christina “CK” Kerley, who will present the “Megatrends in Manufacturing.” 

“We’re thrilled to have kicked off early bird registration for our Rooted-In Manufacturing conference,” said David Stephans, CEO of Rootstock Software. “Building upon last year’s success, we’ve developed an overview of the conference schedule, and in the months ahead, we’ll announce a more detailed agenda aimed at educating customers and prospects on Rootstock’s latest ERP capabilities and shine a light on the issues reshaping the manufacturing industry. By providing actionable insights on these trends, customers will be well equipped to develop competitive growth strategies amid today’s rapidly evolving market conditions.”  

Rooted-In Manufacturing will provide a forum for production, supply chain, and IT professionals to come together and exchange ideas, learn from peers, and gain valuable perspectives on the future of manufacturing. The conference will feature engaging keynote presentations, informative breakout sessions, and networking opportunities. 

The renowned futurist and technology speaker Christina “CK” Kerley will use her more than 25 years of experience in helping companies digitally transform to inspire manufacturing attendees to envision and embrace the future. CK has headlined at many Fortune 500 companies, such as Microsoft, Amazon, Johnson & Johnson, ADP, and more.  

“We’re thrilled to have CK as our keynote speaker for our Rooted-In Manufacturing conference,” said Praveena Khatri, Vice President of Growth Marketing. “In an era of disruptions and distractions, CK cuts through the chaos—providing leaders with the foresight to focus on what’s most important to successfully achieve their business objectives. She rallies an audience around the idea of change by placing humanity back at the center of technology and reframing innovation through a more approachable, less intimidating lens.” 

The conference will cover a wide range of topics, including workforce transformation, new business models, a future-proof platform, order-to-cash optimization, data analytics, artificial intelligence, and advanced manufacturing technologies. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore case studies, engage in thought-provoking discussions, and gain practical knowledge to drive operational excellence and competitive advantage. 

To learn more about the conference, speakers, agenda, and registration details, visit the official 2023 Rooted-In Manufacturing conference website at 

About Rootstock  

Rootstock Software provides the leading Manufacturing Cloud ERP, which empowers hundreds of manufacturers to turbocharge their operations in today’s dynamic, post-pandemic world. Natively built on the Salesforce Platform, Rootstock delivers a futureproof solution. With it, manufacturers gain the agility to continually transform their businesses to meet evolving customer needs, navigate emerging challenges, and accelerate success. In addition, the “connectability” of Rootstock Cloud ERP gives manufacturers 360° visibility to collaborate with suppliers, trading partners, and the broader value chain. As Rootstock continues to grow, stay tuned to the company’s latest customers, career opportunities, and LinkedIn posts. 

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