Made in Connecticut: 2022 Manufacturing Summit

ABOUT THIS EVENT

Manufacturing Institute president Carolyn Lee headlines the 2022 Made in Connecticut summit.

CBIA, CONNSTEP, and ReadyCT present Made in Connecticut: 2022 Manufacturing Summit, sponsored by TD Bank.

Carolyn Lee, president of The Manufacturing Institute—the workforce development and education partner of the National Association of Manufacturer—is this year’s keynote speaker.

Lee shares the institute’s work to inspire, educate, and empower the manufacturing workforce of today and tomorrow and the organization’s initiatives addressing the labor shortage, including its focus on technology and underserved communities.

Join us as we review the findings of the 2022 Connecticut Manufacturing Report, discuss the state’s latest manufacturing initiatives, share insights from sector leaders, and present our annual manufacturing awards.

You’ll also hear from RSM’s Kendra Blacksher, Belimo Americas’ Dan Hobbs, Miller Foods president Capri Brighenti, and BD Medical’s Ernest Marimbe as they share how they addressed supply chain challenges.

AGENDA

7:30 am | Networking & Breakfast

8:30 am | Welcome & Opening Remarks

  • Chris DiPentima, President & CEO, CBIA

8:45 am | Educating & Empowering the Manufacturing Workforce

  • Carolyn Lee, President, The Manufacturing Institute

9:30 am | 2022 Connecticut Manufacturing Report: Results & Insights

10:20 am | Networking Break

10:35 am | Case Studies: Navigating Supply Chain Challenges

  • Moderator: Kendra Blacksher, Industrial Products Senior Analyst & Audit Senior Manager, RSM US LLP
  • Capri Brighenti, President, Miller Foods
  • Dan Hobbs, Vice President Production, Belimo Americas
  • Ernest Marimbe, Associate Director, Finance Lead, Operations Finance Projects, BD Medical

11:20 am | 2022 Connecticut Manufacturing Awards

11:45 am | Adjourn

DATE

Thu, Oct 27, 2022
8:30am – 11:30am

LOCATION

Toyota Oakdale Theater

95 South Turnpike Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

COST

$60 – $1,000

OUR SPONSORS

Made in Connecticut: 2022 Manufacturing Summit is made possible through the generous support of TD Bank with additional support from RSM.

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