18th Annual Governor’s Advanced Manufacturing & High Technology Summit

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Start Date: October 29, 2020

End Date: October 29, 2020

Start Time: 12:00 pm

End Time: 04:00 pm

Location: Virtual

18th Annual Governor’s Advanced Manufacturing & High Technology Summit

Virtual – October 29, 2020

8:00 am Introduction: Welcoming Remarks: Mike Mastergeorge, Vice President, Brazonics Inc. Welcoming Remarks: Taylor Caswell, Commissioner, NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs Special introduction by Governor Christopher Sununu (Invited)

8:50 am Introduction: David Janelle, Senior Vice President, People’s United Bank; Keynote: Douglas K. Woods, President, The Association for Manufacturing Technology – Click here for bio“Manufacturing the Future: Transformative Technologies’ role in accelerating out of the COVID crisis”

9:30 am Break

9:45 am Concurrent Workshops:

Workshop A: “Sustainability Around Your Lean Factory”

Facilitator: Josh Treadwell, Senior Project Manager, NH MEP

Panelists: Rob Pruyn, President, The Rubber Group, Charlie Hackett, Director Corporate Improvement, Hypertherm Inc.

Workshop B: “Changed Work Environment During COVID-19”

Facilitator: Eric Basta, Business Development & Marketing Manager, NH MEP

Panelists: Cara Burzynski, President, AeroDynamics Tim Dining, Vice President/General Manager, Jewell Instruments LLC. Tara Stewart, President, Sealite USA LLC.

Workshop C: Technology-Driven Market Intelligence

Facilitator: Ronald Poulson, Project Manager, NH MEP

Presenter: Michael Osbourne, Innovation Advisory, RTI International

Workshop D: “Workforce Development & Training Resources”

Facilitator: Evania Verley, Manufacturing Sector Partnership Advisor, NH MEP

Panelists: Richard Lavers, Deputy Commissioner, NH Department of Employment Security, Zenagui Brahim, President, NH MEP, Beth Doiron, Director of College Access & DoE Programs, Community College System of NH, Brad Kinsey, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Interim Director, UNH John Olson Advanced Manufacturing Center

10:45 am Break

11:00 am Repeat Workshops for A, B, C, and D


For more information call Zenagui Brahim(603) 724-4598 or email zenaguib@nhmep.org


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