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5/10/2018

Plastics Leadership Summit to Discuss Workforce Development

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Today marks the final day of The Plastics Leadership Summit and the agenda includes a session on workforce development and technology innovation in manufacturing, with a stellar panel featuring speakers from IQMS, Local Motors, HP and more. 

Today marks the final day of The Plastics Leadership Summit and the agenda includes a panel session on workforce development and technology innovation in manufacturing. The panel includes:

  • Steve Bieszczat, chief marketing officer, IQMS
  • Greg Haye, general manager materials & process development center, Local Motors Inc.
  • Mike Regan, director of 3D materials, HP Inc. 
  • Peter Stansky, digitalization development manager, Siemens Inc.
  • Jay Timmons, president and CEO, National Association of Manufacturers

Also included in Thursday’s session is a keynote about BAAM additive manufacturing by Haye with Local Motors.

The program offers executives from processors, brand owners and OEMs a first-of-its-kind educational and networking opportunity, while giving them ample time to walk the sold-out show floor afterward. 

The summit runs from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., which includes a networking lunch from 12:00-1:30 p.m. It’s located in OCCC West, Level 3, Chapin Theater. 

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