Join us for a special pre-conference MFGCON webinar. Topics include a keynote on Manufacturing the Future: Challenges and Opportunities from Kenneth P. Voytek, Chief Economist, MEP National Network and Policy Considerations for Manufacturing from Ted Abernathy, Managing Partner, Economic Leadership LLC. There will also be an international supply chain panel discussion as well as a conversation with one of North Carolina’s manufacturing CEOs, Stephen Shuford of Shurtape Technologies.

 

Thursday, November 5, 2020

 

9:30 am- 9:40 am

Introduction/Welcome
Phil Mintz, Director of NCMEP and Executive Director of NC State University IES Ben Kinney, Publisher, Business North Carolina

9:40 am- 10:10 am

Manufacturing the Future: Challenges and Opportunities Kenneth P. Voytek, Chief Economist, MEP National Network

10:10 am- 10:40 am

International Supply Chain Panel Discussion:

BREAK/Sponsor Overview

Policy Considerations for Manufacturing
Ted Abernathy, Managing Partner, Economic Leadership LLC

A Conversation with a Manufacturing CEO:
Stephen P. Shuford, Vice Chairman, STM Industries, Inc.

Closing Remarks/Invitation to May MFGCON/Special Recognition of Manufacturers Making PPE Phil Mintz and Ben Kinney

Joe Melvin, Director of Business Development, North Carolina’s Southeast Regional Economic Development Partnership (Moderator)
Aaron M. Brott, Sr. Director, Key Client & Trade Development, NC Ports Authority
Jimmy Yokeley, President/CEO, Logistics Advantage LLC-Affiliate of Transportation Impact, Inc. Carl Warren, President, North Carolina Railroad

10:40 am-10:50 am

BREAK/Sponsor Overview

10:50 am- 11:20 am

Policy Considerations for Manufacturing
Ted Abernathy, Managing Partner, Economic Leadership LLC

11:20 am – 11:35 am

A Conversation with a Manufacturing CEO:
Stephen P. Shuford, Vice Chairman, STM Industries, Inc.

11:35 am – 11:45 am

Closing Remarks/Invitation to May MFGCON/Special Recognition of Manufacturers Making PPE Phil Mintz and Ben Kinney

 


 

MFGCON Preconference Sponsors

We would like to recognize our MFGCON Sponsors for their support to NC Manufacturing.

Bank Of America - Sponsor Logo DHG-Sponsor_Logo

 
 


 
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