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CANCELLED: Shaping Connecticut's Future: 2012 Manufacturing Policy Forum


Tuesday, October 30, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM (EDT)

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NOTE: Due to Hurricane Sandy, this event has been cancelled.

Shaping Connecticut’s Future: 2012 Manufacturing Policy Forum

Tuesday, Oct. 30
Registration/breakfast/networking: 7:45-8:30 am
Program: 8:30-11:30 am
Legislative Office Building, Rooms 2C & 2D
300 Capitol Ave., Hartford

This program is free with advance registration.


Featured speakers:

  • Governor Dannel P. Malloy
  • Dan Esty,Commissioner, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
  • Catherine Smith,Commissioner, Department of Economic and Community Development 
  • Sen. Gary LeBeau (D), Deputy President Pro Tempore; Leader, Manufacturing Caucus  
  • Rep. Selim Noujaim (R), House Republican Whip; Co-Chair Manufacturing Caucus
  • Katherine Saint,President, Schwerdtle Stamp Co., Inc., Bridgeport
  • Douglas Johnson, Vice President of Operations, Marion Manufacturing Co., Cheshire 

Join policymakers, manufacturers, and workforce development professionals as we:

  • discuss the future of manufacturing in Connecticut
  • get pro-growth policies in place
  • set the stage for the upcoming legislative session

Topics include recommendations developed through the National Governors Association (NGA) Policy Academy on advanced manufacturing and the role the new legislative Manufacturing Caucus will play in advancing manufacturing issues in the General Assembly. A panel of industry leaders will also discuss policy priorities needed to move Connecticut manufacturing forward.

Hear about major policy and implementation opportunities in Connecticut, current challenges, and the state’s strategic plan for linking advanced manufacturing to other state goals—job creation, diversifying energy resources, supporting emerging technologies and industries, aligning education and workforce development with the needs of business, and promoting the state’s core industries.

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