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      Connecticut Creates! Connecticut Manufacturing Summit in White Plains

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      January 25, 2013

      Friday   8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

      66 Hale Avenue
      White Plains, New York 10601

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      Connecticut Creates! Connecticut Manufacturing Summit

      Sponsor: McGladrey LLP                                                                                                       #manufacturing

      Participating sponsor: nPlusOne Consulting


      Manufacturing is vital to Connecticut’s economic health and future. Now, after decades of uncertainty, the state’s manufacturers could be entering a new era of opportunity. Employment is rising, companies that moved overseas are returning and continuous improvement initiatives are helping many manufacturers hone their operations and enhance competitiveness. 

      Join us for a discussion on the state of national and local manufacturing and learn about strategies for maximizing your company’s success.


      8:30 – 8:35 am: Introduction - Peter Gioia, Vice President and Economist, CBIA

      8::35 - 9:15 am: Overview of U.S. manufacturing - Steve Menaker, Partner,  McGladrey LLP

      9:15 - 9:30 am: Connecticut Manufacturing: Building on the Past, Creating Our Future - Pete Gioia, Vice President and Economist, CBIA

      9:30  - 10: 30 am: Panel - Connecticut Manufacturing Achieving Success

      • Moderator: Steve Menaker, Partner, McGladrey LLP
      • Brian DiBella, Vice President and General Manager - Wiremold Electrical Wiring Systems Division, Legrand
      • Don Janezic, CFO, Bigelow Tea
      • Susan Lesser, Co-Founder, nPlusOne Consulting

      10:30 - 10:45: Break

      10:45 - 11:45 am: Panel - Industry-Driven Workforce Solutions

      • Moderator: Bonnie Del Conte, President, CONNSTEP
      • Jason Howey, President, Okay Industries
      • Dr. Karen Wosczyna-Birch, Executive Director College of Technology, Connecticut Community Colleges
      • Dave J. Tuttle, Department Head/ Manufacturing. Connecticut Technical High School System
      • Douglas Johnson, Vice President of Operations, Marion Manufacturing Company

      11:45 am - noon: Improving Connecticut’s Manufacturing Climate - Joe Brennan, Senior Vice President of Public Policy, CBIA

      Tune to WFSB Channel 3 or WTIC 1080 for cancellations due to inclement weather.

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