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2017 Manufacturing Symposium

2017 Manufacturing Symposium

When Wednesday, December 13, 2017
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Where Radisson Hotel Harrisburg
1150 Camp Hill Bypass
Camp Hill, PA 17011

Description The Central Penn Business Journal's Manufacturing Symposium provides an opportunity for attendees to learn about the key issues facing the manufacturing industry in Central PA.

Online registration for the event is closed. You are welcome to attend and can register when you arrive on Wednesday morning with the staff at our registration table.

Attendee FAQ
Plentiful free parking is available on the hotel grounds.

Business / professional

Were NOT issued, nor will they be. Instead, each registered attendee will have a name badge to collect at the event welcome desk upon arrival. A guest list will also verify registration.

We cannot offer refunds for tickets already purchased because they have been included in the catering count. If you can no longer attend, you are welcome to send a substitute. Staff will be able to make that change on-site at the event registration desk.

A few seats are still available. Please email me at or call at 717-323-5268 to register to attend.

Agenda (subject to change):
(Please click on speaker name for bio)
7:30 8:00am Registration & Networking

8:00 8:15am Welcome & Opening Remarks
ShaunJude McCoach, Publisher, Central Penn Business Journal

8:15 9:00am: Panel #1- Recruitment of Skilled Labor
Moderator: Joel Berg, Editor, Central Penn Business Journal
Kathy Prime, Chief Learning & Talent Development Officer, High Company LLC
Laura Potthoff, Business Retention and Finance Manager, Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation
Laurie Grove, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

9:00 9:40am: Panel #2 Changing the Conversation about Manufacturing
Moderator: Joel Berg, Editor, Central Penn Business Journal
Janel Cross, Align Financial Services Group
Jessica Hughes, Partner, Managing Director, Viscul Creative
Adam Vasquez, President & CEO, Merit

9:40 9:55am Break

9:55 10:30am: ROI of Robotics Technology
Charles C. Gales, PE, Manager of Automation Sales, Weldon Solutions

10:30 11:00am: Keynote Address
Bob Novak, COO, AMES

Contact Information Emily Winslow
Phone: 717-323-5268

Presenting Sponsor RKL LLP
Major Sponsor Chase Commercial Banking
Major Sponsor Weldon Solutions

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