NCMEP’s 2015 mfgCON is recommended for manufacturing leaders of small and large manufacturers in North Carolina and neighboring states, including general and operations managers, manufacturing engineers, human resources managers, and manufacturing sales and marketing professionals. This event promises to bring North Carolina’s manufacturers together to learn tools and techniques for immediate application in the workplace and will create a unique opportunity to network with peer manufacturers and potential supply chain partners.


Here you can download the latest agenda, abstracts and bios and information about mfgCON‘s breakout tracks. There will only be 4 tracks presented during each session time. Please note that this information is subject to change as speakers and topics are finalized. To view the full PDF file, click on the image below to open it in your browser window.


Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Carroll Thomas
Director, NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Dr. Michael Walden
William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor, NC State University

Chris Chung
CEO, Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina

Mike Kauffman
General Manager Manufacturing & Supply Chain, Composites & Ceramic Matrix Composites, GE Aviation

John E. Skvarla, III
Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Commerce

Breakout Track Sessions Include:

  • Developing markets
  • Actionable Ideas for Improvement
  • Emerging Technologies and Trends
  • Advanced Talent Management/Workforce Development
  • Sustainable Manufacturing



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