The Manufacturing Institute
As Executive Director, Carolyn leads the Institute’s workforce development efforts to close the skills gap and inspire Americans to enter the U.S. manufacturing workforce, focusing on women, youth, and veterans. Carolyn will address the Institute’s initiatives, national programs and best practices that are making a real difference to increase the talent pipeline, and she will detail opportunities available to Bay Area manufacturers.
Registration | Exhibits | Networking
Welcome | Lunch | Keynote
Panel Discussion: Workforce Development
Hosted Happy Hour | Exhibits | Networking
Executive Director for Oakland Workforce Development Board
Co-Founder and Apprenticeship Development Lead, AMTAC, Inc.
Director of Business Operations for AB&I Foundry
Manufacturing Technology Teacher at San Leandro High School
EBMUD Plant Maintenance Mechanic
Department Chair of Machine Technology of Laney Community College
Breakout Sessions & Industry Leaders
Collaborative Robots: Implementing New Technology
By Raminder Sandhu, Advanced Robotics & Automation Practice Lead at CMTC
Supply Chain: What is Your Weakest Link?
By Hannah Kain, ALOM CEO & 2018 Supply Chain Pro to Know
Tax Cuts & Jobs Act: Take Advantage Now
By Jarrett Warner, CPA and Senior Tax Manager at Sensiba San Filippo
The Lean Revolution: Maximize Your Results
By Bill Browne, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Director of Operations & Economic Development for Manex