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Manufacturing, Workforce Development & Education

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New England Air Museum

36 Perimeter Road

Windsor Locks, CT 06096

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FREE WITH RSVP BY 10/26

You are cordially invited by the Economic Development Commissions of East Granby & Suffield, Bradley Development League, the Connecticut Economic Resource Center, the Department of Economic and Community Development, and media sponsor Hartford Business Journal, to attend this timely workshop.

THE FREE 90-MINUTE WORKSHOP WILL FEATURE A PANEL-LED DISCUSSION, FOLLOWED BY Q&A ON TOPICS INCLUDING:

• What’s Working: Best Practices
• What’s Not: Bridging the Gap ~ The Silver Tsunami
• Good Help is Hard to Find ~ Recruitment in the 21st Century
• Supply Chain Gang: Strong as Your Weakest Link
• The Future of Manufacturing ~ Forecasting

PANEL includes:

David Hudson, President & CEO, Joining Industries
Dennis Chalk, President, Marmon Engineered Wire & Cable
Paul Murphy, Executive Director, Aerospace Component Manufacturers
Dr. James Lombella, President, Asnuntuck & Tunxis Community Colleges
Dr. Cliff Thermer, Chair, Business Mgmt. & Adv. Manufacturing, Goodwin College
Professor Michael Accorsi, Sr. Assoc. Dean, School of Engineering, UCONN
Susan Palisano, Director, Education & Workforce Development, CT Center for Advanced Technology, Inc.

Manufacturing is a cornerstone in Connecticut’s economy. Integral to the growth of this important sector are the people who work there. Retaining, recruiting and training a skilled workforce is vital for companies to compete in today’s 21st century market.

This workshop aims to bring area manufacturers, supply chain and workforce development and education partners together to talk about what’s working and what’s not, in pursuit of practical solutions to real-world problems.

Arrive early to network with industry professionals. Lunch will be provided afterwards and complimentary.

9:30am - coffee/networking
10:00am - program
12 noon - lunch & optional tour


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