Promising new developments in employment, innovations, sales

General Dynamics Electric Boat's new defense contract means big opportunities for Connecticut's manufacturers.

EB President Jeffrey Geiger will provide the keynote address and discuss how his company is preparing for the OHIO replacement submarine program and what it means for local suppliers and the state's economy.

Made in Connecticut: 2015 Manufacturing Summit

Friday, May 29

7:30 am to noon

Trumbull Marriott

180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull

Geiger will be followed by featured speaker Karen Kurek, partner at McGladrey, presenting the results of the 2015 Survey of Connecticut Manufacturing Workforce Needs.

Breakout panels will focus on privacy and security for manufacturing companies, workforce development, innovations, and women in manufacturing.

Click here for a full agenda and list of speakers.

This event is hosted by the Connecticut Business & Industry Association and sponsored by McGladrey, Robinson and Cole, and United Bank.

Media wishing to attend the Made in Connecticut: 2015 Manufacturing Summit should contact Meaghan MacDonald (860.244.1957; meaghan.macdonald@cbia.com).

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CBIA is Connecticut's largest business organization, with 10,000 member companies. For more information, please contact Meaghan MacDonald (860.244.1957; meaghan.macdonald@cbia.com) or visit the CBIA Newsroom.