2016 SPEAKERS

Mark Fava

Chief Counsel, Boeing South Carolina
Keynote Speaker

Mark Fava will give the opening keynote speech on Wednesday, April 20th at 8:00 a.m. Fava was named chief counsel for Boeing’s South Carolina site in 2010 and manages all legal matters related to the Boeing site. Prior to Boeing, Fava practiced aviation law as a partner at a major Southeastern law firm. He was also the chief operations attorney for Delta Airlines, Inc. Early in his career, Fava worked as a federal judicial law clerk in the District Court for the District of South Carolina. Fava’s keynote speech is free to the public, however, attendees must register for a Conference Pass to get in. That can be done by clicking the “REGISTER” button at the top of this page.

Lee Stogner

President, Vincula Group
MODERATOR: The Industrial Revolution 4.0 and the Internet of Things

Lee Stogner will moderate a discussion among four presenters on the Industrial Internet of Things and how that fast-growing topic will affect all manufacturers in the future.  Stogner is the president of the Vincula Group, a consultancy business in Systems Integration, Business Process Improvement, Project Management and the Internet of Things. He has over 30 years of design, consulting, project management and business development experience across a range of industries. Stogner has driven growth at companies that include Digital Equipment, Fluor Corporation and Rockwell International.  Panel Discussion: Wednesday, April 20th at 8:45 a.m. Free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Michael Wheeler

VP of Industrial Products and IoT, IBM
PRESENTER: The Industrial Revolution 4.0 and the Internet of Things

Michael Wheeler will explain how IBM with 750+ IoT patents is extending the power of cognitive computing to billions of connected devices, sensors and systems.  Wheeler has 25 years of experience providing consulting and solutions to clients in the automotive, aerospace, electronics and process industries. He specializes in applying advanced and predictive analytics to improve manufacturing and engineering quality, supply chain performance, asset utilization and the customer experience. Panel Discussion: Wednesday, April 20th at 8:45 a.m. Free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Paul Boris

VP of Manufacturing Industries, GE Digital
PRESENTER: The Industrial Revolution 4.0 and the Internet of Things

Paul Boris will show how GE is helping customers connect their machines, data, insights and people to improve performance, up-time, and productivity.  Boris started his career at General Motors in manufacturing and operations. His previous role at GE was CIO for Advanced Manufacturing Strategy, where he drove the Brilliant Factory initiatives by using big data, software sensors, controllers and robotics to increase productivity and deliver asset and operations optimization. Panel Discussion: Wednesday, April 20th at 8:45 a.m. Free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Keith Brown

Sr. Director, Operations, Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc.
PRESENTER: The Industrial Revolution 4.0 and the Internet of Things

Keith Brown will present ways that Hitachi is striving to meet the challenges of IT and OT convergence at its industrial businesses across the globe.  Brown has worked for Hitachi for 20+ years in senior management positions within the engineering, operations and manufacturing disciplines. Formerly, Brown worked with Atlantic Research Corporation building solid-propellant rocket motors and Paradyne Corporation who designed and manufactured telecommunications equipment. Panel Discussion: Wednesday, April 20th at 8:45 a.m. Free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Howard Heppelmann

Divisional VP and General Manager, Manufacturing Segment, PTC
PRESENTER: The Industrial Revolution 4.0 and the Internet of Things

Howard Heppelmann will explain how software, sensors and IP-enabled connectivity are increasingly embedded into the products his company designs and builds.  Heppelmann is responsible for the business strategy and P&L of PTC’s Manufacturing Solutions Segment. This segment is focused on bringing technology solutions to market that help manufacturing companies convert digital information flows into real-time actionable intelligence. Heppelmann has extensive experience leveraging digital information and the Industrial Internet of Things to transform product development, manufacturing and supply chain and service related business processes.  Panel Discussion: Wednesday, April 20th at 8:45 a.m. Free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Natalie Corella

Executive Vice President, Contracts and Compliance, South Carolina Research Authority, Summerville, SC
SESSION CHAIR: The Future of Intellectual Property for Manufacturers

Natalie Corella will moderate a discussion on how manufacturers can protect assets and take advantage of new business opportunities. Corella has 28 years of experience in contract management, procurement and administration. She is responsible for negotiating and overseeing all SCRA and SCRA Applied R&D prime contracts, which total over 2 billion dollars. She oversees all subcontract and procurement functions corporate-wide, as well as the development and management of a workforce of contracting professionals. Panel Discussion: Wednesday, April 20th at 10:45 a.m. Free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Douglas W. Kim

Attorney, McNair Law Firm, P.A., Greenville, SC
PANELIST: The Future of Intellectual Property for Manufacturers

Doug Kim heads the Intellectual Property Group for McNair and concentrates on counseling companies concerning the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights. He assists in developing intellectual property protection strategies for new ventures as well as established international companies with the goal of enhancing IP portfolios to increase company worth. He has experience in patents, trademarks, service marks, copyrights and trade secrets. Panel Discussion: Wednesday, April 20th at 10:45 a.m. Free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Jason Allen Jennings

Attorney, Dority and Manning, P.A., Greenville, SC
PANELIST: The Future of Intellectual Property for Manufacturers

Jason Jennings will discuss ways for manufacturers to protect assets and take advantage of new business opportunities. Jennings concentrates his practice on intellectual property development and protection (including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets) along with related counseling services. He has extensive experience in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in both the United States and abroad. Panel Discussion: Wednesday, April 20th at 10:45 a.m. Free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Steve Johnson

CEO, CreatiVasc Medical, Inc., Greenville, SC
PANELIST: The Future of Intellectual Property for Manufacturers

Steve Johnson will discuss ways for manufacturers to protect assets and take advantage of new business opportunities.  Johnson has 25+ years’ experience in new company start-ups and technology maturation and commercialization. He became President and CEO at CreatiVasc in 2007. The company delivers a stream of innovative, easy-to-use vascular technologies that address the universal problems of vascular access for dialysis patients, improving survivability and quality of life. Formerly, Johnson was VP of new product development at Dow Chemical. Panel Discussion: Wednesday, April 20th at 10:45 a.m. Free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

James Simmons

Additive Manufacturing Director, SIMT (Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing Technology), Florence, SC
PANELIST: The Future of Intellectual Property for Manufacturers

James Simmons will give his insights on the future impact of additive manufacturing for state manufacturers and how to protect assets. Simmons manages the Additive Manufacturing Center for SIMT. The Rapid Prototyping Center at SIMT houses the largest 3D plastic and metal prototyping tools in the Southeastern United States. Simmons’ staff works with clients to find the best prototyping solution. He has technicians who can convert rough drawings into physical parts, sometimes in a matter of hours. Panel Discussion: Wednesday, April 20th at 10:45 a.m. Free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Catherine Hayes

Executive Director, SC Automotive Council, a division of SCMA (South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance)
MODERATOR: Auto Manufacturing Luncheon

Catherine Hayes will moderate a discussion between executives from auto giants Volvo Cars and Mercedes-Benz Vans, a subsidiary of Daimler AG, at the Auto Manufacturing Luncheon. Hayes works with automotive manufacturers to address issues and opportunities in innovation, manufacturing operations, supplier development and financial strategy. She collaborates with state and regional alliances to facilitate support for existing manufacturers and continued investment in South Carolina. Hayes has more than 15 years experience in manufacturing with companies such as Square D, NCR and Robert Bosch Corporation, a Tier 1 automotive supplier. The Auto Luncheon will be held at 12:15 p.m., Wednesday, April 20th. An individual ticket for the Auto Manufacturing Luncheon is $65 and a corporate table is $495. Both can be purchased on the registration page. That can be done by clicking the “REGISTER” button at the top of this page.

Michael Balke

Director of Production, Mercedes-Benz Vans
KEYNOTE: Auto Manufacturing Luncheon

Michael Balke will give a keynote speech at the Auto Manufacturing Luncheon at 12:15 p.m., Wednesday, April 20th, 2016. Mercedes-Benz Vans is a subsidiary of Daimler AG. During the past 23 years, Balke has held a variety of positions within Daimler. He started his career working for the Mercedes-Benz Cars Development Dept. Since then he engaged in specialist and managerial functions in production and production planning. He was a plant manager in Egypt and VP of Quality at a Tuscaloosa plant. An individual ticket for the Auto Manufacturing Luncheon is $65 and a corporate table is $495. Both can be purchased on the registration page. That can be done by clicking the “REGISTER” button at the top of this page.

Katarina Fjording

Vice President Manufacturing, Americas, Volvo Car Group
KEYNOTE: Auto Manufacturing Luncheon

Katarina Fjording will give a keynote speech at the Auto Manufacturing Luncheon at 12:15 p.m., Wednesday, April 20th, 2016. Fjording is a senior Volvo Car executive, a mechanical engineer and an automotive veteran with more than 27 years of global industrial operations experience from Europe, Asia and America. Her experience spans product and tooling development, purchasing and manufacturing as well as being an automotive supplier. She has previously lived six years in the US, working for Ford in the Midwest and most recently comes from an assignment as Vice President Manufacturing for Volvo Car in Asia where she saw the build-up of Volvo Car’s manufacturing foot print. An individual ticket for the Auto Manufacturing Luncheon is $65 and a corporate table is $495. Both can be purchased on the registration page. That can be done by clicking the “REGISTER” button at the top of this page.

Ned Monroe

Senior Vice President of External Relations, NAM (National Association of Manufacturers)
KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Ned Monroe will give a keynote speech to kickoff the Wednesday afternoon session.  Monroe oversees public affairs activities, including grassroots engagement, issue advocacy and election programs. His team also handles NAM’s allied organizations, affiliated state associations and meetings management. The NAM is the nation’s largest industrial trade organization, representing more than 14,000 manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. Keynote speech: Wednesday, April 21st at 2:00 p.m. Free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Ted Pitts

President and CEO, South Carolina Chamber of Commerce
MODERATOR: The Role of Infrastructure in Manufacturing

Ted Pitts will moderate a discussion on the state’s aging infrastructure system. Pitts became the CEO at the state’s chamber in January, 2015, after service as Chief of Staff for South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley. Prior to that Ted served in the South Carolina House of Representatives from 2003-2010 representing Lexington County. Ted was a successful commercial real estate broker and Partner with the South Carolina firm Wilson Kibler. He is a major in the South Carolina Army National Guard. This panel discussion will be held on Wednesday, April 20th at 2:45 p.m. and is free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Christy Hall

South Carolina Secretary of Transportation
PANELIST: The Role of Infrastructure in Manufacturing

Christy Hall will provide insights on the role of infrastructure in manufacturing. Hall holds the top leadership position in the South Carolina Department of Transportation. In her capacity as Secretary, she is responsible for directing and guiding the agency’s planning, financial, legislative, maintenance and operational efforts for the nation’s fourth largest state-owned highway system. Hall rose through the ranks of SCDOT serving roles in both headquarters and the field. She has held jobs in design, construction and maintenance. This panel discussion will be held on Wednesday, April 20th at 2:45 p.m. and is free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Maxson Metcalf

Manager, Government and Community Relations, BMW Manufacturing Co.
PANELIST: The Role of Infrastructure in Manufacturing

Max Metcalf will provide insights on the role of infrastructure in manufacturing. Metcalf has  held his current position at BMW since 2001. Before that he was the Vice President of Public Policy for the Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce. He also worked in the office of Congressman Bill Inglis and the office of Governor Carroll Campbell Jr. as the Director of Transportation and Intergovernmental Relations. This panel discussion will be held on Wednesday, April 20th at 2:45 p.m. and is free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Clifton Parker

President and General Manager, G&P Trucking Co., Inc.
PANELIST: The Role of Infrastructure in Manufacturing

Clifton Parker will provide insights on the role of infrastructure in manufacturing. Parker has held his current position since 1986. His company is a provider of international transportation services and is located in Columbia, SC. He has been active in the South Carolina Trucking Association, where he served as past chairman. He also served as national chairman of the Truckload Carriers Association. Presently, he serves as vice chairman of the Hours of Safety  Policy Committee for the American Trucking Association and a member of the environmental, technology and intermodal policy committees. This panel discussion will be held on Wednesday, April 20th at 2:45 p.m. and is free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Mikee Johnson

CEO and President, Cox Industries
PANELIST: The Role of Infrastructure in Manufacturing

Mikee Johnson will provide insights on the role of infrastructure in manufacturing. Johnson is the CEO of Cox Industries, a family-owned business specializing in the manufacturing and global distribution of pressure-treated wood. Johnson serves as the chairman of the Treated Wood Council and serves on the board of the Southern Pressure Treater’s Association, where he was a two-time president. Johnson also serves on the executive committee of the Indian Waters Council of the Boy Scouts of America and is the state president for the Young Presidents’ Organization. This panel discussion will be held on Wednesday, April 20th at 2:45 p.m. and is free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Mike Shetterly

Managing Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak and Stewart
BREAK-OUT SESSION PRESENTER: NLRB Update

Mike Shetterly will provide an update on National Labor Relations Board initiatives. Shetterly is the managing shareholder in the Greenville, SC office. He counsels management on an array of employment and labor law issues, but the primary focus of his practice is FMLA and ADA compliance. He began his career litigating cases, including construction, insurance, toxic torts and non-compete and trade secret cases. This presentation will be Wednesday, April 20th at 4:00 p.m. and is free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Mark Stubley

Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak and Stewart
BREAK-OUT SESSION PRESENTER: NLRB Update

Mark Stubley will provide an update on National Labor Relations Board initiatives. Stubley has extensive legal and professional experience in representing employers in labor and employment matters. He has worked with clients in the construction, airline, transportation, distribution, food processing, health care, manufacturing and service industries. He has defended union organizing campaigns and has developed and implemented preventive labor relations programs for clients throughout the country. He is one of the Top 100 Labor Attorneys in the United States as determined by Labor Relations, Inc., placing him in the top 1% of all labor attorneys. This presentation will be Wednesday, April 20th at 4:00 p.m. and is free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Steve Nail

VP of Human Resources, Hubbell Lighting
BREAK-OUT SESSION MODERATOR: Workforce Development: Best Practices for Finding, Training and Retaining Workers

Steve Nail will lead a discussion on the never-ending need to identify, hire and train new employees. Nail is the VP of Human Resources for $2.5 billion of Hubbell Inc.’s business, including its lighting business in Greenville. He is responsible for all HR matters for 30 Hubbell manufacturing facilities and two corporate headquarter buildings. He oversaw the restructuring of the corporation from 16 companies into one, designing the current leadership structure of the organization. In 2012 Steve was named the South Carolina Human Resources Professional of the Year by the SC Chamber of Commerce and the SC Society for Human Resource Professionals. Prior to joining Hubbell, Nail was the VP of Labor and Employee Relations and Assistant General Counsel for Michelin North America. This presentation will be Wednesday, April 20th at 4:30 p.m. and is free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Randall W. Hatcher

President, MAU Workforce Solutions
BREAK-OUT SESSION PANELIST: Workforce Development: Best Practices for Finding, Training and Retaining Workers

Randy Hatcher will serve on a panel to discuss the never-ending need to identify, hire and train new employees. Hatcher has worked for MAU Workforce Solutions, a company founded by his father, since graduation from the University of Georgia in 1978. When Hatcher joined the company, MAU had just seven full-time employees. Today, MAU’s reach extends internationally, and it is one of the largest independently-owned staffing firms in North America. Hatcher currently belongs to the World Presidents’ Organization (WGO) and the Chief Executives’ Organization (CEO) and sits on the board of the SC Chamber of Commerce. This panel discussion will be Wednesday, April 20th at 4:30 p.m. and is free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Steve Hall

Vice President of Business Development, Find Great People
BREAK-OUT SESSION PANELIST: Workforce Development: Best Practices for Finding, Training and Retaining Workers

Steve Hall will serve on a panel to discuss the never-ending need to identify, hire and train new employees. Hall oversees the growth of Find Great People’s executive search, professional staffing and human resources consulting divisions. He’s also an active team member in the firm’s outplacement services group covering career transition and coaching services. With 26 years in talent acquisition, he still retains a selected portfolio of senior-level search assignments each year. A Certified Personnel Consultant, Hall is a frequent speaker on recruitment and organizational leadership.  Find Great People is one of the fastest-growing recruitment and staffing firms in South Carolina. This panel discussion will be Wednesday, April 20th at 4:30 p.m. and is free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Ed Parris

President, Phillips Staffing
BREAK-OUT SESSION PANELIST: Workforce Development: Best Practices for Finding, Training and Retaining Workers

Ed Parris will serve on a panel to discuss the never-ending need to identify, hire and train new employees. Parris is a human resource professional with over 25 years of experience in every facet of human resource, including personnel staffing, training, wage and hour administration. His experience includes serving as corporate human resource director of a large international consumer products company and human resource manager at Milliken & Company. For the past 10 years, Parris has consulted with an extensive list of Upstate manufacturing companies, including automotive, consumer durables, medical devices, healthcare products and metal manufacturing companies. This panel discussion will be Wednesday, April 20th at 4:30 p.m. and is free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Chris William

Executive Producer, Carolina Business Review
MODERATOR: Workforce Development Breakfast (Training Tomorrow's Workforce)

Chris William will moderate a panel discussion on workforce development. For 25 years, Williams has been an executive in the private client group at Wells Fargo and has been the moderator and executive producer for the long-running, syndicated PBS television program, Carolina Business Review. The TV show is seen each week in 22 markets throughout North and South Carolina. William is also the host and co-founder of The Forum for Corporate Conscience, an organization of nearly 150 CEOs that discuss issues around corporate sustainability, ethics and values. Breakfast Panel Discussion: Thursday, April 21st at 7:30 a.m. There is a $35 charge to attend this breakfast event. Tickets can be purchased on the registration page. That can be done by clicking the “REGISTER” button at the top of this page.

James (Jimmie) Williamson

President, South Carolina Technical College System, Columbia, SC
PANELIST: Workforce Development Breakfast (Training Tomorrow's Workforce)

Jimmie Williamson will sit on a panel that will discuss the skills gap in South Carolina and a variety of workforce development issues that manufacturers experience. Williamson is the President of the South Carolina Technical College System. He previously served as Chief Human Capital Officer for Agape Senior. He has also served as President of both Northeastern and Williamsburg Technical Colleges. He received the South Carolina Governor’s Award for Two-Year College Educational Champion of the Year. Breakfast Panel Discussion: Thursday, April 21st at 7:30 a.m. There is a $35 charge to attend this breakfast event. Tickets can be purchased on the registration page. That can be done by clicking the “REGISTER” button at the top of this page.

Cheryl Stanton

Executive Director, South Carolina Dept. of Employment and Workforce, Columbia, SC
PANELIST: Workforce Development Breakfast (Training Tomorrow's Workforce)

Cheryl Stanton will sit on a panel that will discuss the skills gap in South Carolina and a variety of workforce development issues that manufacturers experience. Stanton was appointed to serve as executive director of the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce by Gov. Nikki Haley in May 2013. She is responsible for the overall administration and management of the state’s employment agency, which is focused on matching job seekers with employers quickly, efficiently and effectively. Prior to her current position, Stanton worked as a labor and employment attorney in both the public and private sectors. She served in the White House under President George W. Bush as the administration’s principal legal liaison to the U.S. Department of Labor. Breakfast Panel Discussion: Thursday, April 21st at 7:30 a.m. There is a $35 charge to attend this breakfast event. Tickets can be purchased on the registration page. That can be done by clicking the “REGISTER” button at the top of this page.

Lewis Gossett

President and CEO, SCMA (South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance)
PANELIST: Creating a Skilled Workforce (Filling the Educational Pipeline

Lewis Gossett will sit on a panel to discuss the skills gap in South Carolina and a variety of workforce development issues that manufacturers experience.  Gossett is President and CEO of SCMA, the state’s only statewide organization dedicated to the interests of manufacturers. He served as director for the SC Department of Labor from 1995-1999, and was a shareholder at the Ogletree, Deakins law firm prior to taking his current position.  Panel Discussion: Thursday, April 21st at 8:oo a.m. Free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Grady Johnson

President and Group Publisher, SC Biz News
MODERATOR: Regenerative Manufacturing as a Profit Model of the Future

Grady Johnson will moderate a discussion on how companies will take advantage of the opportunities associated with adopting regenerative manufacturing as a new business model. Johnson is the president of SC Biz News, South Carolina’s media engine for economic growth. SC Biz News publishes the Charleston Regional Business Journal, the Columbia Regional Business Report, GSA Business Report, SCBIZ Magazine and six digital business news alerts and the digital weekly.  Panel Discussion: Thursday, April 21st at 9:45 a.m. Free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Mark Housley

Senior Program Manager, South Carolina Research Authority, Summerville, SC
PANELIST: Regenerative Manufacturing as a Profit Model of the Future

Mark Housley will serve as a panelist in a discussion on Regenerative Manufacturing. Housley is the Senior Program Manager with the South Carolina Research Authority. He assists start-up and early stage knowledge economy companies in creating value in South Carolina. He has consulted for McKinsey and Company and the Augusta National Golf Club and recently completed a three-year assignment with Carbon Conversions, Inc., North America’s first carbon recycling company.  Housley worked 27 years for Milliken and Company in a variety of positions including process chemist, director of new ventures and leader of the Medical Device Divison. Panel Discussion: Thursday, April 21st at 9:45 a.m. Free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Sidney Locke

Director, Strategic Marketing and Communication, Sage Automotive Interiors
PANELIST: Regenerative Manufacturing as a Profit Model of the Future

Sidney Locke will serve as a panelist to discuss how companies take advantage of the opportunities associated with adopting regenerative manufacturing as a new business model. Locke is responsible for coordination of Sage Automotive Interiors’ Innovation and messaging activity in the automotive market. This includes facilitating discussion and growth of Sage’s competitive strengths and innovation portfolio such as Sage’s YES Essentials family of performance automotive interior products. In addition, he is engaged in further developing Sage’s sustainable materials utilizing REPREVE yarns from Unifi. Panel Discussion: Thursday, April 21st at 9:45 a.m. Free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Russ Keller

Senior Vice President, SCRA (South Carolina Research Authority)
PANELIST: Regenerative Manufacturing as a Profit Model of the Future

Russ Keller will serve as a panelist to discuss how companies take advantage of the opportunities associated with adopting regenerative manufacturing as a new business model. Keller serves as the managing executive for the company’s Energy, Security & Software Solutions division, a portfolio of programs that encompasses the renewable energy, environmental sustainability, health sciences, homeland security and e-commerce technology domains. In 2013 he was assigned as the point person in administering the South Carolina activities associated with the South Carolina — Israel Industry R&D Program, and more recently, as the SCRA executive who led SCRA’s successful proposal to the US Army Medical and Material Command to establish and operate the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium, an innovative national public-private partnership focused on developing medical solutions that protect, treat and optimize the health and performance for all US service men and women. Panel Discussion: Thursday, April 21st at 9:45 a.m. Free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Mark LaViolette

Specialist Leader, Deloitte Consulting, Federal Supply Chain Practice
PRESENTER: The Future of Additive Manufacturing

Mark LaViolette will give a presentation on creating opportunities for connected devices that assist us in our work and play.  LaViolette is an experienced supply chain professional and a leader in Deloitte’s Federal Additive Manufacturing Practice. He is a retired United States Marine Corps Colonel with over 29 years of experience leading teams solving supply chain, logistics, resource allocation and acquisition governance challenges facing the Federal Government.  Presentation: Thursday, April 21st at 11:00 a.m. Free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.

Brenna Sniderman

Senior Manager, Deloitte Services LP, Deloitte Center for Integrated Research
PRESENTER: Growing the Additive Manufacturing Workforce

Brenna Sniderman will give a presentation on developing strategies to solve the skills gap companies will face over the next five to 10 years as advanced manufacturing technologies become more widespread. Sniderman is a senior manager for Deloitte Services. Her research focuses on issues related to the application of advanced technologies in manufacturing and their impact on business growth.  Presentation: Thursday, April 21st at 11:30 a.m. Free with registration for a Panel Discussion Pass.