About the Summit
October 4, 2018 | 12pm-6pm
The Center for Advanced Manufacturing @ GTCC
Join us at noon for lunch and networking with colleagues from around the Triad working in advanced manufacturing, workforce development, and education.
With a mix of panels and presentations, we will dive into trends and topics making the news in the world of advanced manufacturing.
Be one of the first to tour Guilford Technical Community College’s brand new Center for Advanced Manufacturing. This new, 6+ acre campus, boasts the latest in advanced manufacturing career training and technology.
About the Program
IS THIS HOW SKYNET BEGINS?
Speakers: Graham Page, Director, Advanced Manufacturing, VF Global Innovation Network
Skip Yeakel, Principal Engineer – Research and Technology Office, Volvo Trucks North America
Exploring artificial intelligence trends in manufacturing and what it means for the future.
Speaker: Josh Ward, Director of Regional Public Affairs for NC, SC, and VA for the National Association of Manufacturers
How current public policy impacts manufacturing both at home and abroad.
MAKERS GONNA MAKE
Speaker: Geoff Anderson
Connecting small-scale manufacturing and maker industries to neighborhood redevelopment and real estate opportunities.
NEW COLLAR JOBS
Speaker: Sarah Boisvert, Author of The New Collar Workforce
Re-branding a career in advanced manufacturing for a new generation.