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2017 Manufacturing Symposium

2017 Manufacturing Symposium

When Wednesday, October 4, 2017
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Where Agriplex at Allentown Fairgrounds
302 N 17th St.
Allentown, PA 18104

Description The Lehigh Valley Business Manufacturing Summit provides an opportunity for attendees to learn about the key issues facing this growing area for the Greater Lehigh Valley.

Please note: Online registration for this event has closed. You may still register to attend at the event.

Agenda:
To view a short bio, click on the speaker's name below

7:30amRegistration, Breakfast and Networking
 
8:00amWelcome and Opening Remarks
 
8:15am Manufacturing CEO Roundtable:
Top executives from Greater Lehigh Valley manufacturers will discuss challenges they are facing and how they envision the future of the industry.
Speakers:
Ronald S. Bracalente, President & CEO, Bracalente Manufacturing Group
Timothy E. Kardish, President & CEO, Sussex Wire Incorporated
Eric J. Zerphy, President & CEO, Solar Technology, Inc.
Trey Bianco, President, Smooth-On, Inc.
 
9:15am Lehigh Valley Manufacturing Survey Results
Michael Coakley, Director, Audit & Accounting, Head of Manufacturing Industry Group, Kreischer Miller
 
9:30amNetworking Break
 
9:50amPanel Discussion: Workforce Development: Addressing the shortage of skilled labor
Speakers:
Gina Kormanik, Business Relations Director, Workforce Board Lehigh Valley
Terri K. Keefe, Dean, School of Employer Engagement and Community Education, LCCC
Dr. Tim Rushton, Executive Director, Lehigh Career & Technical Institute
 
10:30amAdjourn
Sponsorship opportunities are available - contact Mike O'Rourke on (610) 807-9619 Ext. 4112 or email mikeor@lvb.com

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Contact Information Dayna Edelman
dedelman@lvb.com
Lehigh Valley Business
65 E. Elizabeth Ave
Suite 400
Bethlehem, PA 18018
Phone: 610-807-9619 ext 4109

Presenting Sponsor Kreischer Miller
Major Sponsor Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C.
Major Sponsor Philadelphia Regional Port Authority

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