Building The Future

Building The Future

April 16, 2014
Worcester, MA, Massachusetts

On April 16, The Atlantic investigated what industries and academics are doing to equip the workforce with the skills needed to succeed in this new era of modern manufacturing, and how local leaders are strengthening the resurgence of the sector.


The Hanover Theatre
2 Southbridge Street
Worcester, MA 01608

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
9:30AM - 12:00 PM

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Atlantic Live

Speakers

Agenda

9:30 am Welcome Remarks

9:35 am Introductory Remarks

  • Mr. Ralf Hanneken, President and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Metal Technologies @Siemens

9:40 am Innovation for the Next Generation: Advancing the Future                       of Manufacturing

    • The Honorable Rachel Kaprielian, Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development, Commonwealth of Massachusetts @MassLWD
    • The Honorable Tim Murray, Former Lieutenant Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts @TimMurray_MA
    • David Thomas, Vice President, Engineering, Research, and Development, Bose
    • Tom Wesley, Director of Facilities, Environmental Health & Safety, and Real Estate, Waters Corporation @WatersCorp

    10:10 am Sponsored Content, brought to you by Siemens:

    • Chuck Grindstaff, President, Siemens PLM Software @SiemensPLM
    • Jack Healy, Director of Operations, MassMEP
    • Eric Spiegel, President and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Corporation U.S. @ericspiegel

    10:25 am Keynote Interview

    • The Honorable Deval Patrick, Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts @MassGovernor

    10:55 am Closing the Skills Gap: Educating the Future Workforce

    • Toby Bergstrom, Operations Manager, Manufacturing Labs, Worcester Polytechnic Institute @WPI
    • Gail Carberry, President, Quinsigamond Community College @QCCPA
    • Sheila Harrity, Principal, Worcester Technical High School @WorcesterTHS

    11:25 am Keynote Interview

    • The Honorable Jim McGovern (D-MA 2nd District), United States House of Representatives @RepMcGovern

    11:55 am Closing Remarks

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