This summit on Partnering for Illinois' Manufacturing future will feature remarks by leaders in the field, cross-industry panels, and plenty of participant discussion.
This summit is the highlight of the year’s programming in Partnering for Illinois’ Economic Future, an initiative the Congresswoman launched in 2013 to foster economic collaboration in the 17th Congressional District of Illinois.
Moderating the summit will again be Dr. Lawrence Schook, Vice-President of Research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The event will be held at Augustana College in Rock Island on Thursday, September 25, 2014 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm.
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A Location and parking map can be found HERE.
Event Agenda Available HERE
Jay Williams, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development, U.S. Economic Development Administration
Dr. Dean Bartles, Executive Director, Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute
Dr. David Boulay, President, Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center
Dr. Rena Cotsones, Associate Vice President for Engagement and Innovation Partnerships, Northern Illinois University
John Eash, Director, F/A-18 Production & Ramp Operations, Boeing Company
Mary Rose Hennessy, Executive Director, University of Illinois Business Innovation Services
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
A campus map of Augustana College can be found here. Parking Lot E has been reserved for attendees of the event, which will be held in Building 26, the Center for Student Life, Gävle Room, at Augustana College.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
We encourage every attendee to register separately so we know who will be in attendance. If you register and are no longer able to attend, please email BustosEconomic.Summit@mail.house.gov to let us know.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, there is no need to bring a printed ticket to the event if you are registered.
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