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The Manufacturing Institute
As Executive Director, Carolyn leads the Institute’s workforce development efforts to close the skills gap and inspire Americans to enter the U.S. manufacturing workforce, focusing on women, youth, and veterans. Carolyn will address the Institute’s initiatives, national programs and best practices that are making a real difference to increase the talent pipeline, and she will detail opportunities available to Bay Area manufacturers.
Workforce Development Panelists
11:00 a.m. Registration | Exhibits | Networking
12:00 p.m. Welcome | LUNCH | Keynote
1:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions
2:15 p.m. Panel Discussion
3:15 p.m. Hosted Happy Hour | Networking | Exhibits
Executive Director for Oakland Workforce Development Board
Co-Founder and Apprenticeship Development Lead, AMTAC, Inc.
Director of Business Operations for AB&I Foundry
Manufacturing Technology Teacher at San Leandro High School
EBMUD Plant Maintenance Mechanic
Department Chair of Machine Technology of Laney Community College
Breakout Sessions & Industry Experts
Collaborative Robots: Implementing New Technology
Raminder Sandhu, Advanced Robotics & Automation Practice Lead at CMTC
Raminder will be joined by Craig Tomita of Universal Robots to discuss the exciting technology of collaborative robots, which do not require the assistance of a computer programmer and can be applied to machine tending, screw driving, drilling, soldering, welding, cutting and more.
Supply Chain: What is Your Weakest Link?
Hannah Kain, ALOM CEO & 2018 Supply Chain Pro to Know
Supply chains get increasingly complex, regulated, data driven, international, customized, vulnerable and time-critical. Get specific tools and answers to how manufacturers can manage the risk and get the product to their customers.
Tax Cuts & Jobs Act: Take Advantage Now
Jarrett Warner, CPA and Senior Tax Manager at Sensiba San Filippo
Tax reform made some big waves this year; in fact, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is the largest tax overhaul to hit the country in over three decades. Jarrett will share the best ways manufacturers can take advantage of this unprecedented legislation.
Implementing Lean: How to Avoid Failure
Bill Browne, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Director of Operations & Economic Development for Manex
Lean manufacturing has revolutionized the way that many leading enterprises deliver products to their customers and manage their supplier relationships. Lean principles are simple in concept, but you have to have commitment in place to make sure that you sustain the improvements. Learn how to avoid the traps that cause lean programs to become derailed.
2018 Summit Tickets
AMBayArea Member Prices:
Individual Ticket = $150
Table of 10 = $1,200
Individual Ticket =$250
Table of 10 = $2,000