Rebuilding America: Northeastern OH/Western PA, Manufacturing Career Pathways Summit
Local businesses, educators, civic leaders and policymakers will meet on September 22, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Youngstown State University’s Kilcawley Center to bring new energy and determination in addressing America’s middle-skills gap. This is final part of the ‘Rebuilding America’ and will include a networking breakfast buffet, exhibits, educational and sponsorship exhibits, breakout sessions and a keynote speaker. Students and guests will also have an opportunity to meet with manufacturing companies and career centers.
Tours of America Makes and Applied Systems & Technology Transfer, LLC (AST2) will be held at 2:30 p.m. with transportation being provided. Please note which tour you would like to attend when you make your reservation with Amy Young or Sue Watson.
Students and members of an education/training institution should contact Amy at 330.744.2131, ext. 12 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register. For MVMC members and Industry Partners of Lawrence & Mercer counties members, contact Sue Watson at email@example.com or (330) 307-3399 to register. Or, register online at www.regionalchamber.com under the Calendar of Events page.
7:30 – 8:00 AM NETWORKING BREAKFAST BUFFET
8:00 AM WELCOME
8:30 – 9:15 AM Regional Manufacturing Initiatives: Progress to Date
9:15 – 10:00 AM Where do we go from here? Shaping Future Focus
10:00 – 10:15 AM BREAK
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
10:15 AM – 11:45 PM SESSIONS FOR MANUFACTURERS & SESSIONS FOR OTHER ATTENDEES
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM BREAK
12:00 – 1:15 PM LUNCH
1:15 – 2:15 PM PANEL DISCUSSION: Taking it to the Next Level
2:15 – 2:30 PM WRAP UP
2:45 – 4:00 PM Optional Tours at America Makes and AST2 – If you would like to participate in one of the tours offered, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate which site you would like to visit. Shuttle buses will be reserved.