Join us at the CBJ Manufacturing Conference on September 28
The Corridor Manufacturing Conference invites industry leaders to network, learn about best practices in the region, and build a stronger pipeline to engage the next generation.
Attendees will gather for a morning keynote before dispersing for three rounds of breakouts. Attendees can choose from and move around three breakout tracks: Leadership, Workforce, Technology & Operations. Everyone will gather again for a luncheon keynote, Manufacturing Leaders panel, and brief cocktail reception.
2018 Keynote Speakers:
Morning Keynote: Manufacturing’s New Digital Divide
John Brandt of The MPI Group
Mr. Brandt will draw on his firm’s ground-breaking IoT research to detail specific strategies and improvement tactics that work hand-in-hand with the IoT to achieve operational excellence. He will also explore case studies that illustrate how to deploy these strategies at manufacturers both large and small.
Luncheon Keynote: Economic & Manufacturing Outlook
William Strauss of Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Mr. Strauss will look at the performance and outlook for the economy and manufacturing sector.
Manufacturing Leaders Panel Discussion
Moderator: Jeff Spadaro of Van Meter Inc.
- Tom Barnes, owner and president of Barnes Manufacturing
- Roger Klouda, president of MSI Mold Builders
- Brian Olesen, president and CEO of Centro Inc.
- Mike Wehr, COO of Raining Rose