State Chamber 2016 Nebraska Manufacturing & Distribution Summit

State Chamber 2016 Nebraska Manufacturing & Distribution Summit

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

State Chamber 2016 Nebraska Manufacturing & Distribution Summit

Thursday, October 27, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Hosted by the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry and sponsored by RSM

Agenda

9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Welcome, Rick Cornish, Valmont Industries, Inc.

9:15 a.m. RSM, Monitor Survey.

9:45 a.m. Nebraska Chamber Update with Barry Kennedy, State Chamber President 

10:15 a.m.       Break

10:30 a.m.       Workforce panel discussion moderated by TR Raimondo, Chairman of Behlen Manufacturing, and featuring past Nebraska Manufacturer of the Year award winners:

Sheri Andrews, President, Lozier Corporation

Mike Boyle, Vice President/Plant Manager, Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp., USA

Dirk Petersen, Vice President & General Manager, NUCOR Steel.

Jeff Scherer, CFO, Smeal Fire Apparatus Co.

11:15 a.m.        Impact Nebraska, program by Dr. Marysz Rames, President, Wayne State College

11:45 a.m.        Lunch Served

12:00 Noon       Keynote speaker: State of manufacturing session with Patrick Forrest of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)

12:30 p.m.        Manufacturing in Nebraska by Governor Pete Ricketts (invited) followed by Tony Urban and the Presentation of the Nebraska Manufacturer of the Year award 

1:00 p.m. Conclude

Location
Lancaster Event Center
4100 N. 84th St.
Lincoln, NE 68507

Cost
Complimentary

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