Breakout Session One

15 Feb 2018
09:30

Breakout Session One

Business Resources Panel – All you wanted and how to get it.
9:30 AM, Room 105
Need help funding inventory?  Hiring people? Training employees? Amazing resources are waiting for you! Find out more at this fast-paced presentation from regional sources. Join Curtis Compton, San Bernardino County Economic Development and others as they provide you with great information. (Session is repeated in Breakout Session two.)

Exports Panel: Increasing Manufacturers’ Sales by Accessing Business Opportunities in Global Markets
9:30 AM, Room 104b

A panel of experts and a local manufacturer will discuss current global business opportunities for small- and medium-sized manufacturers who want to begin exporting or expand their current exporting program.  The panel will also discuss how to access these business opportunities and how to manage them for sales growth.

Moderator: Elizabeth Glynn, MIM, CGBP,  Export Advisor, California Manufacturing Technology Consulting® (CMTC)

Additive Manufacturing: The Evolution of 3D Printing
9:30  Room 106

Additive Manufacturing continues to grow and provide unprecedented opportunities for manufacturers both small and large. This session will present the seven additive technologies; what they are and how they work.  Next, we will explore how Additive Manufacturing has evolved past solely being used for prototypes, and has successfully moved into the production of end-use parts.

Chris Wentworth is a product development and Additive Manufacturing engineer with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing.

Manufacturing Reinvented! Advanced Technologies Panel
9:30 AM, Room 107 A,B,C

Panelists will discuss how the 4th Revolution in Manufacturing will Impact Productivity, Workforce Needs, and the Economy using Advanced Technologies. Please join Moderator Joe Ray from Klein Educational in a lively discussion with Chris Jones, Project Team Leader with 3M Company, Brad Moore, Regional Manager from Lincoln Electric, and Joseph Manalastas, Manager Engineering, Brenner-Fiedler & Associates, as they discuss the issues manufacturers face in this 4th Revolution.