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Good Morning, Manufacturing! (10/5/17)

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Name: Good Morning, Manufacturing! (10/5/17)
Date: October 5, 2017
Time: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

Celebrate Manufacturing Week by attending the "Good Morning, Manufacturing!" event on Thursday, Oct. 5 starting at 7:30 a.m.

7:30 a.m.     Welcome by CLC President Hara Charlier
7:45 a.m.     Introductions by AVANTECH President Tom Innis
7:50 a.m.     Keynote speaker: Amy Walstien, Executive Director,
                      Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association
8:15 a.m.     Panel Discussion moderated by Chamber President Matt Kilian
  • Sarah Barrett, VP of Operations & Quality Control, Barrett Petfood Innovation
  • Tim Walker, Training & Development Specialist, Pequot Tool & Mfg.
  • Mike Dillon, General Manager, Lexington Mfg.
  • Matt Sundquist, General Manager, Graphic Packaging Int'l.
9 a.m.          Closing Remarks by BLAEDC Executive Director Sheila Haverkamp

Tours of CLC to follow

This year's keynote speaker, Amy Walstien, leads an organization representing over 330 members dedicated to driving success for the manufacturing industry. She has spent over 17 years at the intersection of law and politics as an attorney, government relations professional, policy advisor, and legislative staffer. Previously, Amy served as the Director of Education & Workforce Development Policy and Elections for the Minnesota Chamber of Chamber. In her advocacy roles, Amy has played a key part in developing the PIPELINE Project, the new Youth Skills Training Program, and other business-education initiatives.

This event is sponsored by the Lakes Area Manufacturing Alliance, with support from Minnesota Dream it. Do it., the Bridges Career Academies & Workplace Connection, the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce and the Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corporation.
Central Lakes College Cafeteria
501 West College Drive, Brainerd
Date/Time Information:

Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017
Continental breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m.

Contact Information:
Becky Best, (218) 821-0721
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