7:00 a.m. Event opens with Made in the I.E. Manufacturers’ Displays and Booths open.
8:15 a.m. Main Stage Event opening
8:20 a.m. Morning Speaker: Tony Sciarra, Tesla, Inc.
9:20 a.m. The State of Manufacturing – Panel Discussion with:
- Todd Boppell, COO, National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)
- Lance Hastings, President of California Manufacturers and Technology Association
- Sean Flynn, Ph. D., Economist, Professor of Economics at Scripts College in Claremont, author of Economics for Dummies, and co-author of the world’s best-selling economics textbook.
10:15 a.m. Coffee Break in the Booths – networking and refreshments
10:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions for Manufacturing and Business
- Innovations in Technology
- Apprenticeships 101
- Trade and Exports
- Employment Traps: The Do’s and Don’ts for better employee relationships.
11:30 a.m. Buffet lunch starts
11:50 a.m. Event Welcome and Recognitions
12:10 p.m. Innovation Awards for top manufacturers and students in manufacturing
1:00 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Ed Magee, Senior V.P of Operations for Fender Musical Instruments Corporation.
2:00 p.m. Closing remarks.