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NC Chamber Manufacturing Summit
April 10 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
Manufacturing Summit 2019
This morning event is held in Charlotte, N.C., and focuses on solving the needs and challenges of our state’s manufacturing community. The NC Chamber is the exclusive state affiliate for the National Association of Manufacturers, so industry leaders are always in attendance at this event. Topics will address regulatory issues, workforce solutions and other challenges impacting the manufacturing industry. A full breakfast is provided to attendees, as well as ample time to network and engage with exhibitors before the full program begins.
Wednesday, April 10
|7:30 am||Registration, Breakfast and Networking|
|8:20 am||Opening Remarks|
|8:30 am||Keynote: The State of Manufacturing in North CarolinaStephen Shuford, CEO, Shurtape Technologies, LLC|
|9:00 am||Solving Manufacturing’s Workforce ChallengesDr. Jolee Marsh, Associate Vice President of Corporate and Continuing Education, Fayetteville Technical Community College
Erin Welken, Manager, Business Process Improvement, John Deere
David Hollars, Executive Director, Centralina Workforce Development Board (moderator)
|9:45 am||Networking Break|
|10:15 am||Manufacturing 4.0: The Factory of the FutureKeith Staninger, Controls and Digital Solutions Leader, Ingersoll Rand
Larry Sands, Chief Operating Officer, Monarch Information Systems (moderator)
|11:00 am||Closing Remarks|