10.25.19 | Trumbull Marriott Shelton

Agenda

8:30 am | Opening Remarks
  • Bonnie Del Conte, President & CEO, CONNSTEP

8:40 am | 2019 Connecticut Manufacturing Report
  • Pete Gioia, Chief Economist, PGEcon.com

9 am | The Future of Work: Hiring & Retaining Great Employees in a Boom or Bust Economy

  • John Frehse, Senior Managing Director, Ankura

9:45 am | 2019 CONNSTEP/CBIA Manufacturing Innovation & Leadership Awards 
  • Eric Brown, VP Manufacturing Policy & Outreach, CBIA

10:20 am | Technology & Innovation

  • Moderator: Marni Rozen, Managing Director, Management Consulting Practice, RSM
  • Marty Guay, VP of Business Development, Stanley Black & Decker
  • Jeff Orszak, Director, Strategic Growth & Technology, CONNSTEP
  • Jack Webb, VP Industrial IoT Solutions, Hartford Steam Boiler

11:15 am | State Manufacturing Initiatives
  • Moderator: Chris DiPentima, President, Pegasus Manufacturing
  • Colin Cooper, Chief Manufacturing Officer, State of Connecticut
  • David Lehman, Commissioner, Department of Economic & Community Development

The 2019 Made in Connecticut Manufacturing Summit was hosted by CBIA and CONNSTEP and made possible through the generous support of RSM and Eversource.