19th Annual Governor’s Advanced Manufacturing & High Technology Summit

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Start Date: October 22, 2021

End Date: October 22, 2021

Start Time: 08:00 am

End Time: 01:00 pm

Location: Virtual

19th Annual Governor’s Advanced Manufacturing & High Technology Summit

Virtual – October 22, 2021

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

8:50 am Introduction: David Janelle, Senior Vice President, People’s United Bank
Keynote: David C. Stieren, Division Chief, Extension Services NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP) – Click here for bio“Manufacturer and Supply Chain Resilience”

9:55 am Update on NH Manufacturing Month: Zenagui Brahim, President/CEO, NH MEP

10:00 am Break

10:15 am Concurrent Workshops:

Workshop A: “Hiring and Retention in a Post COVID World”

Facilitator: Ron Poulson, Project Manager, NH MEP
Panelists: Peter Richard, General Manager, XMA Corporation
Tom Sullivan, Senior Vice President, Operations, Sturm, Ruger and Co.
Daniel Mills, Member of NH MEP Board of Directors

Workshop B: “DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Discussion: Cyber/Physical Resources for the Critical Manufacturing Sector”

Facilitator: Andrew Morin, Project Manager, NH MEP
Panelists: Jason Climer, NH Protective Security Advisor – NHDHS
Rick Rossi, NH Cybersecurity Advisor – NH DHS
Scott Mellor, Senior Chemical Security Inspector – NHDHS

Workshop C: “Getting Small Manufacturers to Adopt Industry 4.0”

Facilitator: Andrew Morin, Project Manager, NH MEP
Presenter: Michael O’Donnell, Vice President of Operations, Magnet, partner of Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (MEP)

Workshop D: “Stay Safe, Stay Strong, and Stay Open!”

Facilitator: Evania Verley, Manufacturing Sector Partnership Advisor, NH MEP
Presenter: Darcy Cook, CSHO, SHS and PTA, Cook Professional Resources

11:15 am Break

11:30 am – 1:00 pm 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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